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Top 100 Marketing Ideas in October

From Zero-Gravity Dance Parties to Inflatable Irish Pubs

— October 29, 2016 — Marketing
The top October 2016 marketing ideas get the word out about new products, services and brands with standout packaging designs, unusual limited-time promotions and experiential launch events.

In order to play off of the popularity of temporary retail pop-up shops with a fun new twist, inflatable pavilions, pubs and nightclubs are being created to offer unique indoor and outdoor experiences for a limited time.

Some of the most outrageous and attention-grabbing marketing efforts to be launched as of late include Carolina Reaper Madness packaging its spicy chips in literal single-serving portions, one chip at a time and TaskRabbit offering 'Instagram Husbands' for hire to take photos for bloggers and Instagrammers during New York Fashion Week.
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Marbled Wine Branding
Marbled Wine Branding
This Wine is Labeled Like the Spines of Books Would Be
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98
Quiet Theater Confections
Quiet Theater Confections
TodayTix's Line of Quiet Snacks Keep Spectators Sated and Silent
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97
O2O Jewelry Campaigns
O2O Jewelry Campaigns
The Fall/Winter Pandora Jewelry Pieces are Being Promoted with Tumblr
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96
Illustrated Shirt Guides
Illustrated Shirt Guides
GANT Created a Shirt Guide to Place Itself as the Ultimate Shirtmaker
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95
Social Media Guacamole Promotions
Social Media Guacamole Promotions
This Snapchat Campaign Celebrates National Guacamole Day 2016
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94
Upscale Fowl Snack Branding
Upscale Fowl Snack Branding
The Wilding's Duck Crackling High-Quality Snacks are Rich in Protein
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93
Flavored Whipped Creams
Flavored Whipped Creams
Cool Whip Will Soon Be Available in a Tantalizing New Flavor
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92
Monochrome Coffee Labeling
Monochrome Coffee Labeling
This Coffee Brand Offers Somber and Cluttered Packaging
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91
Botanical Alcoholic Sodas
Botanical Alcoholic Sodas
This Alcoholic Root Beer Celebrates Traditional Brewing
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90
Nature-Themed Bread Packaging
Nature-Themed Bread Packaging
Vogel's Bread is Offering Promotional Packs to Promote Its Ethos
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89
Coffee Pairing Promotions
Coffee Pairing Promotions
Krispy Kreme is Celebrating National Coffee Day 2016 with Free Food
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88
Candied Caramel Shakes
Candied Caramel Shakes
McDonald's Japan is Selling Sweet Drinks in Partnership with Morinaga
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87
Travel-Focused Hoodies
Travel-Focused Hoodies
This Multi-Functional Apparel Keeps Valuables Safe and Its Wearer Warm
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86
Discovery Bike Hunts
Discovery Bike Hunts
Kijiji Ignites a Bicycle Scavenger Hunt Throughout Van City
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85
Modernized Vintage Beer Branding
Modernized Vintage Beer Branding
This Beer Mixes Contemporary Designs with Traditional Ones
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84
Horrific Aquarium Exhibitions
Horrific Aquarium Exhibitions
Tokyo's Sunshine Aquarium will Host a Ghoulish Event for Halloween
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83
Doodled Bakery Boxes
Doodled Bakery Boxes
This Packaging Reveals Simple, Playful Illustrations
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82
Cocktail-Sharing Chatbots
Cocktail-Sharing Chatbots
Absolut's Facebook Messenger Chatbot Treats Users to a Free Drink
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81
Quirky Graphic Mugs
Quirky Graphic Mugs
Thse Playful Mugs Make for Excellent Gifts for People of All Ages
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80
Microwavable Vegetable Pouches
Microwavable Vegetable Pouches
Libby's Uses a Self-Venting System for Its Steamed Vegetables
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79
Motion-Tracking Billboards
Motion-Tracking Billboards
This Ad for the Snowden Movie Puts the Public Under Surveillance
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78
Insect-Themed Light Bulb Branding
Insect-Themed Light Bulb Branding
These Boxes Interact with Their Contents in a Clever Way
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77
DIY Dining Pop-Ups
DIY Dining Pop-Ups
'The Dining Club' by IKEA Has Guests Prepare Their Own Meals
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76
Sophisticated Mooncake Boxes
Sophisticated Mooncake Boxes
This Mooncake Packaging Was Inspired by Lunar Phases
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75
Customized Website Experiences
Customized Website Experiences
Bounce Exchange Helps Companies Tailor Their Ads, Emails and More
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74
Shelf-Stable Hummus Cups
Shelf-Stable Hummus Cups
Hummustir's Hummus in a Cup Preserves Freshness with Ready-to-Mix Pouches
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73
Celebratory Champagne Branding
Celebratory Champagne Branding
These Champagne Bottles Celebrate the Alcohol's Usual Purpose
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72
Boxed Cannabis Capsules
Boxed Cannabis Capsules
These Boxes Were Designed to Look More Modern Than Natural
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71
Protein-Rich Cereal Packaging
Protein-Rich Cereal Packaging
'Quoats' Hot Porridge Blends Healthy Ingredients for a Filling Meal
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70
Teapot-Inspired Pouch Packaging
Teapot-Inspired Pouch Packaging
Mondi Jackson's Pouch Package Design Includes a Spout and Handle
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69
Personal Social Media Helpers
Personal Social Media Helpers
TaskRabbit's Offering 'Instagram Husbands' for New York Fashion Week
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68
Fiery Single-Serving Chips
Fiery Single-Serving Chips
The 'Carolina Reaper Madness' Chips are Sold One at a Time
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67
Rustic Frozen Meals
Rustic Frozen Meals
These Healthy Frozen Foods Offer a Range of Cuisines
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66
Projected Jewelry Installations
Projected Jewelry Installations
Tiffany's In-Store Installation is Engagingly Interactive
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65
Cheerful Chocolate Bar Labels
Cheerful Chocolate Bar Labels
'Season of Victory' Creatively Branded This Sweet Organic Treat
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64
Artisanal Flour Packaging
Artisanal Flour Packaging
The Irma Organic Flour from Skærtoft Mølle is Milled Slowly
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63
Modern Retail Rebrands
Modern Retail Rebrands
Square One Design Adapted Johnny's Markets with Simplified Displays
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62
American-Inspired Frozen Meals
American-Inspired Frozen Meals
The Shack is Now Offering Ready-Made American Meals for Foodies
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61
Tetrahedron Snack Packaging
Tetrahedron Snack Packaging
This Single-Serve Snack Pack Comes in a Shareable Container
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60
Pop-Up Aquarium Exhibits
Pop-Up Aquarium Exhibits
The 'Tetra Tranquility Tank' is an Installation in the London Underground
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59
Narrative Mooncake Packaging
Narrative Mooncake Packaging
This Branding Reflects the Culturally Based History of Its Contents
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58
Travel-Inspired Granola Branding
Travel-Inspired Granola Branding
These Healthy Granola Bars Come in a Variety of Flavors
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57
Vibrant Ready-Made Cocktails
Vibrant Ready-Made Cocktails
These Cocktails Come in a Variety of Unique Flavors
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56
Hypnotic Premium Candy Packaging
Hypnotic Premium Candy Packaging
The Fazer Marianne Mint Candy Packaging is Stripy and Chromatic
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55
Delicate Canned Tea Branding
Delicate Canned Tea Branding
These Tinned Teas Come in a Variety of Vibrant Flavors
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54
Monochrome Cold-Pressed Juices
Monochrome Cold-Pressed Juices
This Juice Packaging Allows Its Contents to Speak for Itself
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53
Hand-Drawn Grocery Branding
Hand-Drawn Grocery Branding
The RedMart Private Label Products are Branded in a Playful Way
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52
Flavored Powdered Teas
Flavored Powdered Teas
These Ground Teas are Mixed with Natural Fruit Blends
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51
Nest-Inspired Wine Packaging
Nest-Inspired Wine Packaging
The Companhia das Lezírias Tyto alba Red Wine Packaging is Sweet
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50
Perfumed Mirror Mazes
Perfumed Mirror Mazes
This Maze Created by Es Devlin Functions as an Interactive Art Piece
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49
Multitool Tube Packaging
Multitool Tube Packaging
The 3M Patch Plus Primer 4-in-1 Boasts a Useful Packaging Design
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48
Floral Wine Concepts
Floral Wine Concepts
This Concept Wine Brand is Inspired by Tattoos and Gardens
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47
Convenience-Focused Tea Packaging
Convenience-Focused Tea Packaging
The Tea Time Carton Packaging Hangs on the Wall for Ease-of-Use
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46
Scrumptious Healthy Dessert Snacks
Scrumptious Healthy Dessert Snacks
Real Handful Snack Packs are Filled with Fiber-Rich Ingredients
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45
Grouped Condom Packs
Grouped Condom Packs
These Condoms are Offered in More Convenient Packaging
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44
Boutique-Inspired Coffee Cafes
Boutique-Inspired Coffee Cafes
Bibelot in South Melbourne Provides Artisanal Treats and More
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43
Technology-Infused Packaging
Technology-Infused Packaging
The New 'SaraLight' Packaging Shows Promise for Promotional Marketing
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42
Car Culture Beer Branding
Car Culture Beer Branding
Hot Rod Oil Beer Correlates Craft Beer to Muscle Cars
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41
Eco Automotive Gardens
Eco Automotive Gardens
Refinery29's '29Rooms' Features an Interactive Experience with Ford
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40
Limited-Edition Charcoal Drinks
Limited-Edition Charcoal Drinks
Suja Juice Launched a Creative Campaign to Promote These Juices
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39
Star-Backed Fashion Campaigns
Star-Backed Fashion Campaigns
The Alexander Wang Fall/Winter Line Was Introduced on Instagram
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38
Sparkling Gin Bottles
Sparkling Gin Bottles
These Spirits Were Inspired by Sparkling Wines
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37
Paper-Packaged T-shirts
Paper-Packaged T-shirts
These Boxed Shirts Offer a Convenient Method of Packaging Clothing
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36
Automotive Homeshare Marketing Promotions
Automotive Homeshare Marketing Promotions
Audi and Airbnb Teamed Up to Celebrate the Emmy Awards
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35
Subversive Fast Fashion Ads
Subversive Fast Fashion Ads
The New H&M Ad Shows a Less Constricted Representation of Femininity
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34
Artisan Baked Goods Packaging
Artisan Baked Goods Packaging
This Bakery Packages Its Products in Simplistic Boxes
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33
Slide Puzzle Billboards
Slide Puzzle Billboards
This Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Ad is Styled Like a Word Puzzle
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32
Artisan Dog Food Branding
Artisan Dog Food Branding
This Dog Food Was Designed to Be as Healthy as Possible
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31
Chromatic 80s Makeup Branding
Chromatic 80s Makeup Branding
The Full Brow Make-Up Packaging is Vibrantly Edgy
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30
Hybrid Accessory Shipping Boxes
Hybrid Accessory Shipping Boxes
The totallee iPhone Case Box Blends Shipping and Retail Aesthetics
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29
Inflatable Park Pavilions
Inflatable Park Pavilions
This Inflatable Environment Was Created to Host a Playful Event
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28
Art-Focused Coffee Branding
Art-Focused Coffee Branding
This Archer Farms' Coffee Comes with Dozens of Artistic Embellishments
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27
Specialized Vodka Bottles
Specialized Vodka Bottles
Grey Goose's New Vodka Branding Diverts from the Company's Usual Designs
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26
VR Taco Promotions
VR Taco Promotions
Taco Bell is Setting Up an Immersive VR Arcade to Kick Off Its Latest Promotion
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25
Rebranded Americana Clothing
Rebranded Americana Clothing
Abercrombie & Fitch's Fall Clothes Reveal a New Style for the Brand
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24
Inflatable Nightclubs
Inflatable Nightclubs
This Blow-Up Building Was Made for the Federation of Swiss Architects' Party
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Inflatable Irish Pubs
Inflatable Irish Pubs
Paddy Wagon Pub Provides Bouncy Castle Bars for Backyard Events
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22
Unsweetened Sparkling Waters
Unsweetened Sparkling Waters
These Refreshing Beverages Come in a Variety of Flavors
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21
Branded Mooncake Desserts
Branded Mooncake Desserts
Starbucks Japan is Offering a Mooncake Box for the Mid-Autumn Festival
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20
Self-Promoting Designer Packages
Self-Promoting Designer Packages
This Designer Created a Gift Box Filled with a Resume and Letter
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19
Collegiate Ball Pits
Collegiate Ball Pits
Kijiji Launched a Ball Pit for Adults at Toronto Frosh Week
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18
Portable Food Pouches
Portable Food Pouches
Excelsior Created a Line of On-The-Go Pouches for Portable Meals
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17
Eco-Friendly Wine Packaging
Eco-Friendly Wine Packaging
'WinePacks' Bottle Boxes Ensure Wine is Delivered Cost-Effectively
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16
Conversational Clothing Shipping Boxes
Conversational Clothing Shipping Boxes
The Bush & Leavenworth Clothes Packaging is Encouraging
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15
Familial Pet Product Packaging
Familial Pet Product Packaging
The Pet Crock Cookie Packaging Features a Cute Canine Design
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14
Industrial Burger Delivery Boxes
Industrial Burger Delivery Boxes
The Delivery Boxes for A-100 Burgers Feature an Unexpected Design
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13
Storytelling Seasoning Packaging
Storytelling Seasoning Packaging
The 'BooM' Salt and Sugar Packaging Creates a Narrative
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12
Strong Eco Coffee Packaging
Strong Eco Coffee Packaging
The La Colombe Wholesale Coffee Packaging is Sustainable
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11
Spherical Fruit Snack Branding
Spherical Fruit Snack Branding
These Dried Fruit Snacks Are a Healthy Take on Traditional Chips
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10
Zero Gravity Dance Parties
Zero Gravity Dance Parties
Desperados' 'Bass Drop' Takes EDM Fans to 20,000 Feet
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9
Satirical Logo Consultations
Satirical Logo Consultations
GenitalsOrNot.com Spots and Then Stops Humorously Bad Logo Designs
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8
Raw Food Booster Shots
Raw Food Booster Shots
The Moju Cold-Pressed Juice Shots Provide Essential Nutrients Quickly
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7
Millennial-Targeted Packaging Concepts
Millennial-Targeted Packaging Concepts
This Peet's Coffee & Tea Branding Idea is Fresh and Hip
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6
Organic Cafe Packaging Sets
Organic Cafe Packaging Sets
This Cafe Has Takeout Packages That Reflect Its Healthy Offerings
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5
Subversive Beverage Branding
Subversive Beverage Branding
'Elderbrook Drinks' Takes a Different Path When It Comes to Marketing
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4
Burger-Free Fast Food Joints
Burger-Free Fast Food Joints
The Newest McCafé Restaurant Does Not Serve Burgers, Fries or Nuggets
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3
Board Game Pop-Up Hotels
Board Game Pop-Up Hotels
The McDonald's Monopoly Hotel Publicity Campaign Brings the Game to Life
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2
Collapsible Subscription Boxes
Collapsible Subscription Boxes
The Hatchbox Brand Identity Fuses Functional and Vibrant Accents
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1
Sophisticated Feminine Hygiene Branding
Sophisticated Feminine Hygiene Branding
These Tampons are Packaged in Minimalist Boxes
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