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October 5, 2006

Microsoft marketing strikes again

Posted by David Hunter at 9:10 PM ET.

Oh yeah, this kind of viral marketing will have folks running right out to snag a copy of Vista. I guess it goes in the scrapbook along with the Zune rabbit petting and the Origami disaster, but it makes you wonder if Microsoft marketing could actually sell any software that wasn’t guaranteed to be on 97% of all PCs sold.

(Via Ed Bott)

Filed under General Business, Marketing, Microsoft, OS - Client, Windows Vista

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2 Responses to “Microsoft marketing strikes again”

  1. MS. DEWEY JUST TELL ME it’s a joke -- Microsoft News Tracker Says:

    [...] Well, the more cash than clues part was right. It’s the Microsoft viral marketers again, fresh from their “triumphs” with Clearification, Zune rabbit petting, and misleading Origami customers. [...]

  2. Vista first day snooze -- Microsoft News Tracker Says:

    [...] They’ve even resuscitated the useless and annoying Avant garde thinking in the ad world undoubtedly eschews actually showing the product, much more what it does, but it’s hard to believe that this kind of thing does anything more than befuddle consumers. [...]

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