The FAIL Blog gathers pictures and videos of bad ideas or crazy juxtapositions.  For some of these examples, I’ve added a real world admonition that you can apply to your own business.  For others, I was laughing to hard to write anything intelligible.  Enjoy!

“Going out of business” or “clearance” sales can be effective gimmicks to boost revenue.  Just don’t confuse people with other signage:

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Here’s an example of creating an expectation, then destroying it by charging too much:

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Technology is great, but only if you use it correctly:

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What controls do you have over your advertising?:

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The definitions of company names and product titles are actually important:

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People can see through unrealistic claims.  Think about that before you stake your business on a slogan:

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Fix things right the first time.  People notice stuff like this:

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Another industry-related name issue, kinda like AMIGONE funeral home:

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I laughed hard at this one:

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Fight back:

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This is like driving around for 20 minutes to find a closer parking space at the gym:

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How about knowing your clientele before you market to them?:

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