quasi random (kaolinfire) wrote,
quasi random

marketing ... not my forte

Neither is, you know, sticking to one thing when I don't want to be working on it. Still, I manage. But in this particular instance... I was on Pandora, and noticed an ad for a song by Prince.

I figured, what the hell, I'm not too into the song I'm listening to right now, I don't remember what Prince sounds like...

The song was pretty rad though there was only about 20 seconds of it. Sounded like Jimi Hendrix grinding through stuff. So I started to look it up...

Got to https://www.lotusflow3r.com/th3b0mb.html

Which is a TRIP. Play around for the sake of the beauty of it, but don't get too attracted to "solving" it. ((it's a trivial solution, yeah?))

But once you've done that--you get a free t-shirt! Three free songs! (or maybe 3 albums) AND! Charged $77 for a year membership. You know. If you want to. For the free stuff.

Is this how marketing works? Am I just not the target audience? $77!?

ETA: since it's a post on marketing, I had to...

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