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76 Credit Crunch Innovations

A Sweet Survival Guide to the Recession

— March 20, 2009 — Marketing
Diving deeper every day into the recession, people are coming up with new ideas to deal with this ruthless credit crunch and find their way to stay afloat.

From clothes and housing to travel and gifts, increasingly more innovations are popping up and merging with numerous business-oriented campaigns and tips for wallet-filling. The credit crunch has also unveiled recession-friendly products and services, whose marketing campaigns are adapting to promote such currently sought-after advantages.

This anti-downturn cluster contains some ideas for jobseekers as well; but if you decide to stay at home, romantic interactions still constitute the number one free and exhilarating pastime.
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Credit Crunch Email Alerts
Credit Crunch Email Alerts
ShoppingNotes.com
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Credit Crunch Palmestry
Credit Crunch Palmestry
Measuring Economic Success Based on Finger Length
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Credit Crunch Cut-Backs
Credit Crunch Cut-Backs
Ways the Recession is Forcing Us to Change the Way We Live
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Credit Crunch Housing Contests
Credit Crunch Housing Contests
Vendor Sells House Via Sudoku Competition
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Recession Aids
Recession Aids
WalletPop Clever Money Management Tips
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Fun Financial Guide Books
Fun Financial Guide Books
Insightful Credit Crunch Tips in 'Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan'
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11 Kick Ass Methods To Beat The Recession
11 Kick Ass Methods To Beat The Recession
The Marketer's Magic Chest by Hjortur Smarason
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Fast Food Lodging
Fast Food Lodging
Credit Crunched Taco Bell Gets A Roommate to Help With Rent
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Free Energy
Free Energy
Potomac Energy Project
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Recession-Fighting Beer
Recession-Fighting Beer
Howe Sound "Bailout Bitter" Ale
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Credit Crunch Literature
Credit Crunch Literature
Vintage Books by Ayn Rand Surge in Popularity Thanks to Recession
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Recession Entertainment Benefits
Recession Entertainment Benefits
Super Bowl Tickets Drop from Insane to Just Crazy High Prices
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Credit Crunch TV Specials
Credit Crunch TV Specials
Oprah Goes Thrifty, Tyra Does T-Shirts
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Credit Crunch Superstitions
Credit Crunch Superstitions
Yellow Underwear Means Money
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Credit Crunch Yoga
Credit Crunch Yoga
Podcast Yoga Classes Are Calming Recession Woes
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Cheeky Credit Crunch Apparel
Cheeky Credit Crunch Apparel
Suggestive 'Bailout This Package' T-shirt Plays on Recession
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Credit Crunch Art Marketing
Credit Crunch Art Marketing
Sell Your Masterpieces at Thumbtack Press
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Credit Crunch Clubbing
Credit Crunch Clubbing
Awdio Gives You Live Performances From the Hottest Venues
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Credit Crunch Profit Tips
Credit Crunch Profit Tips
Rich Karlgaard Seeks Out Good Spots In An Awful Economy
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Crowdsourced Credit Crunch Advice
Crowdsourced Credit Crunch Advice
Google Tip Jar Lets You Submit and Rank Money Saving Ideas
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Credit Crunch Food Certificates
Credit Crunch Food Certificates
Mega Restaurant Discounts
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$1/Night Hotels
$1/Night Hotels
LastMinuteTravel.com Tempts Wanderlust With Credit Crunch Fares
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Credit Crunch Chocolate
Credit Crunch Chocolate
If You Can't Beat it, Eat it!
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DIY Credit Crunch Tailoring
DIY Credit Crunch Tailoring
The Waistband Stretcher
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Recession-Priced Cruises
Recession-Priced Cruises
Affordable Ocean-Going Adventures
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Credit Crunch Business Profanity
Credit Crunch Business Profanity
The Economist September 2008 Spoof
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Credit Crunch Netrepreneurs
Credit Crunch Netrepreneurs
‘Robin Hood Marketing' Takes a Social Networking Slant
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Anti-Depression Recession Designs
Anti-Depression Recession Designs
Bright Green is The Hottest Color for Spring 2009
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DIY Eco Home Makeovers
DIY Eco Home Makeovers
Save Energy, Save Money and Revamp Your Abode
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Eco-Friendly Recession Blankets
Eco-Friendly Recession Blankets
Snuggies Gain Popularity Due To Ridiculous Branding
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Credit Crunch Hair Selling
Credit Crunch Hair Selling
Websites Let Desperate People Trade Their Locks For Cash
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Musical Canvases
Musical Canvases
DIY Speaker Art Is Ideal Credit Crunch Xmas Gift
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Literal Smoking Cut Backs
Literal Smoking Cut Backs
Cigar Smokers Turn to Shorter Cigars Called ‘Nubs' To Save C
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Credit Crunch Empowerment
Credit Crunch Empowerment
Anthony Robbins ‘Power of Crisis'
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Credit Crunch Home Exchanges
Credit Crunch Home Exchanges
The Property Swap Shop
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Big Belly Dinosaur Banks
Big Belly Dinosaur Banks
The Coinosauraus Piggy Bank That Time Remembered
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Paying to Break Things
Paying to Break Things
Credit Crunch Venting at Sarah's Smash Shack
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Credit Crunch Travel Plans
Credit Crunch Travel Plans
TripAdvisor Survey Reveals Top Vacation Hotspots for 2009
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Recession Retreats
Recession Retreats
Top 10 Places to Escape The Credit Crunch
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Credit Crunch Plastic Surgery
Credit Crunch Plastic Surgery
‘Complexions' Beauty Products Lift Skin From Within
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Abandoning Currency
Abandoning Currency
Trade in Skivvies for a Car With Russia's Credit Crunch Bartering System
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DIY Home Dance Videos
DIY Home Dance Videos
Beyonce 'Single Ladies' YouTube Hits Make Great Credit Crunch Gifts
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Credit Crunch Architecture
Credit Crunch Architecture
Giant Houses Made of Cards, An Artistic Economic Metaphor
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Chalkboard Piggy Banks
Chalkboard Piggy Banks
Capitalist Pig
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Chrome Piggy Banks
Chrome Piggy Banks
The 'Pig E Bank' Tells You Digitally How Much It Contains
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$2 An Hour Rental Cars
$2 An Hour Rental Cars
DriveMint.com On Demand Rentals For Credit Crunched Drivers
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Credit Crunch Product Shrinking
Credit Crunch Product Shrinking
Downsized Groceries and Lifestyle Goods
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Free Breakfasts to Entice Shoppers
Free Breakfasts to Entice Shoppers
Black Friday Ads For The Recession
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Credit Crunch Lingerie Savers
Credit Crunch Lingerie Savers
Bra Extenders Give Too-Tight Undergarments a New Life
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Credit Crunch Toilets
Credit Crunch Toilets
The Payday Toilet Seat Has Real Money Inside
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Recession Era Toys
Recession Era Toys
Discovery Paper Recycling Studio Is An Eco-Friendly, Fun DIY
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Credit Crunch Health Kicks
Credit Crunch Health Kicks
The "Get Rich Quick" Anti-Smoking Campaign
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Board Game Revivals
Board Game Revivals
Classic Games Make a Comeback to Relieve Recession Boredom
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Garbage Strollers
Garbage Strollers
Carriages Made of Trash (For Credit Crunch Babies?)
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Credit Crunch Fashion
Credit Crunch Fashion
Sponge Dresses and Plastic Wrap Wigs by Kate Cusack
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Recession-Proof Jobs
Recession-Proof Jobs
Careers Promising Prosperity and Stability in 2009
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Credit Crunch Cell Phones
Credit Crunch Cell Phones
Cricket Launches MOTO VE240
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Optimistic Recession Jewelry
Optimistic Recession Jewelry
Wishbone, Horseshoe and Fortune Cookie Charms for Good Luck
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Transformer Lounge Pads
Transformer Lounge Pads
The Tuti Flexes To Meet Your Mood And Credit Crunch Concerns
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Dining For a Penny?
Dining For a Penny?
Credit Crunch Initiative from ‘Little Bay' Restaurant in London
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Credit Crunch T-shirts
Credit Crunch T-shirts
“I Can't Afford to Heart NY”
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Runway Recessionwear
Runway Recessionwear
Maison Martin Margiela Artisanal Models Strut in Household Couture
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Naughty Objects of Recession
Naughty Objects of Recession
Adult Toy Market On the Rise
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Swank Piggy Banks
Swank Piggy Banks
The 'Pogo' Piggy Bank Helps the Whole Family Save Money
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Piggy Banks With Panache
Piggy Banks With Panache
Unique Ways to Save Money Stylishly
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Credit Crunch Bargain Hunting
Credit Crunch Bargain Hunting
Black Friday Ads Strong, but Cyber Monday Sales Up 72%
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Credit Crunched Naughty Tradeshows
Credit Crunched Naughty Tradeshows
Attendance at Big Eropolis Fair in Paris Soft This Year
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Drastic Holiday Price Cuts
Drastic Holiday Price Cuts
Black Friday Ads Indicative of Harsh Recession
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DIY Credit Crunch Fashion
DIY Credit Crunch Fashion
Dame Vivienne Westwood S/S 2009
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Credit Crunch Gifts
Credit Crunch Gifts
DIY Awesome, Credit Crunch Couture, Not Circuit City
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Credit Crunch Self Promotion
Credit Crunch Self Promotion
Innovative Business Cards to Get You Noticed
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Credit Crunch Supercars
Credit Crunch Supercars
Man Builds Lamborghini in Cellar
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Floating Offices
Floating Offices
The Recession Buster H2Office Lets You Work on Water
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Hedonistic Recession Responses
Hedonistic Recession Responses
Australia's White Cockatoo Holds Month-Long Clothes-Free Romp
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Cardboard Home Decor
Cardboard Home Decor
Recession-Friendly Interior Design From Giorgio Caporaso
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Hobbit-Style Architecture
Hobbit-Style Architecture
Low Impact Woodland Homes Built With Surrounding Nature
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