January 4 & 11, 2005 Volume 4 Issue 35
Our life is words and pictures.
Each tell a story ... sometimes they work well individually, sometimes they are better together, complimenting one another.
In marketing and sales there is most often a mix of the two. For when they stand alone the message can be mis-understood.
As we begin the year 2005 I thought it might be fun to share some interesting wordings on signs and in ads where what they said isn’t exactly what they meant.
Now is your chance to have your ears pierced
Dry cleaning: We do not tear your clothing
No matter what your topcoat is made of, this
Have several very old dresses from
Save regularly in our bank.
This is the model home for your future. It was
For Rent: 6-room hated apartment.
For Sale: Diamonds $20; microscopes $15.
Offer expires December 31
Stock up and save. Limit: one
We build bodies
See ladies blouses. 50% Off!
Our bikinis are exciting.
For sale: A quilted high chair that can be made
Tired of cleaning yourself?
20 dozen bottles of excellent Old Tawny Port,
Toaster: A gift that every member of the family appreciates.
Christmans tag-sale. Handmade
Modular Sofas. Only $299
Auto Repair Service. Free pickup and delivery.
Holcross pullets. Starting to lay
Mixing bowl set designed to please a cook
Semi-Annual after-Christmas Sale
And now, the Superstore - unequaled in size,
We will oil your sewing machine and
Ladies and gentlemen, now you can
When you are thirsty, try 7-Up, the refreshing drink
Used Cars: Why go elsewhere to be cheated? Come here first!
There are many ways to start a new year.
Often we feel a complete change of direction is needed. And then there is this thought from Anonymous, which gives us an alternate fork in the road;
“Not all events need a firm plan. Many just need a change of mind.”
Happy New Year.
The RJm Story
Are you interested in bringing me into your company or association?
To share marketing and sales ideas? To help you get from where you are to where you’re headed?
Well, if you are - and even if you are not! - can have an audio tape with selections from my speaking gigs. And a story or two. All FREE. Plus ... I’ll toss in a few papers you may find worth the read. Everything with no strings.
If you'd like you very own copy, send an E-mail to ... Ray@RayJutkins.com with your complete mailing address. Your tape will be on the way to you within the day.
by ROCKINGHAM*JUTKINS*marketing, all rights reserved.