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Top 100 Marketing Ideas in September

From Parody Pop Ads to Kaleidoscopic Cookie Trucks

— September 25, 2016 — Marketing
In the most popular September 2016 marketing ideas, one of the recurring themes is that marketers are looking to engage all of a consumer's senses when it comes to promoting a product, service or brand awareness.

One of the most interesting examples of this is the way Stella Artois teamed up with The Roots to create a song that specifically enhances the beer-drinking experience. Similar multi-sensory experiences include the interactive gallery teamLab created for L’Occitane's cosmetics, as well as Nike's 'Unlimited You' workouts.

While food trucks and pop-up snack shops have been an integral part of the spread of foodie culture, many non-food brands are now using them to promote products. Some of the best and most recent examples of this include International Alert's peace-inspiring 'Conflict Cafe' and the #EverybodyLicking ice cream truck that rapper Gucci Mane used to promote his new album, 'Everybody Looking.'
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Nostalgic Fast Food Infomercials
Nostalgic Fast Food Infomercials
A & W Restaurants Advertised Its Root Beer Mugs with a Retro Ad
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Farmers' Market-Inspired Sauces
Farmers' Market-Inspired Sauces
Prego's New Farmers' Market Sauces are Inspired by Local Flavors
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97
Promotional Beer Popcorn
Promotional Beer Popcorn
Lav Created a Popcorn Beer to Celebrate a Change in Ingredients
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96
Apothecary-Inspired Bottles
Apothecary-Inspired Bottles
These Drinks are Inspired by Tonics and Elixirs Made by Apothecaries
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95
Sublime Coffee Branding
Sublime Coffee Branding
This Pastel Coffee Packaging Takes a Different Approach Than Most
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94
Vegetarian Fast Food Guides
Vegetarian Fast Food Guides
Taco Bell Created a Guide to Showcase Its AVA-Certified Food Options
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93
Beer-Enhancing Songs
Beer-Enhancing Songs
Stella Artois and The Roots Created a Song to Enhance Taste and Sound
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92
Olympian-Made Snack Packages
Olympian-Made Snack Packages
Garrett Weber-Gale Designed the Nutritious AthleticFoodie Products
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Hot Dog-Flavored Chips
Hot Dog-Flavored Chips
Nathan's Famous Created Potato Chips Inspired by Its Iconic Hot Dogs
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90
Employee-Attracting Incentives
Employee-Attracting Incentives
Mother New York's Candle Concept Aims to Attract College Applicants
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89
Scratch Pad Posters
Scratch Pad Posters
These Museum Posters for the Museum of Natural History Advertise 'Cat Fest'
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88
Structured Flour Containers
Structured Flour Containers
This Flour Packaging Makes for Easier Use and Clean-Up
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Conflict Awareness Cafes
Conflict Awareness Cafes
International Alert's 'Conflict Cafe' Explores Lebanon and Sri Lanka
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86
Rebellious Skater Lookbooks
Rebellious Skater Lookbooks
G-Shock Features Skaters Rolling Around the Tretyakov Gallery
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85
Social Good Snack Clusters
Social Good Snack Clusters
Project 7's 'Good Squared' Promotes Good Health and World Change
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84
Olympic Cereal Boxes
Olympic Cereal Boxes
Kellogg's 'Gold Medal Edition' Special K Cereal Box Stars Olympians
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83
Apologetic Glasses Campaigns
Apologetic Glasses Campaigns
Bullies Say They're Sorry in Ray-Ban's New Digital Campaign
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82
Interactive Branding Identities
Interactive Branding Identities
A Graphic Designer Has Created His Own Personal Brand Identity
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81
Retro Automobile Ad Collections
Retro Automobile Ad Collections
'Automobile Design Graphics' Gathers Artful 20th Century Brochures
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80
Waterpark Obstacle Courses
Waterpark Obstacle Courses
RNLI's 'Splashfest' Featured a Water-Themed Outdoor Obstacle Course
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79
Soda Brand Gaming Competitions
Soda Brand Gaming Competitions
Coca Cola Hosted a Seven Hour Gaming Event at Its Headquarters
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78
Phone-Charging Billboards
Phone-Charging Billboards
This Dragon Quest Billboard Offers Mobile Phone Chargers for Commuters
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Abstract Animal Beer Labeling
Abstract Animal Beer Labeling
This Beer Uses a Yak as Its Signature Graphic
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76
Original Recipe Sodas
Original Recipe Sodas
Chek Soda is Relaunching with a Reformulated Recipe and Retro Can Design
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75
Artful Snack Campaigns
Artful Snack Campaigns
A New Cheetos Snack Contest Challenges Consumers to Identify "Art Pieces"
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Evolutionary Olympic Graphics
Evolutionary Olympic Graphics
These Gorgeous Illustrations Showcase Olympic Outfits Over 120 Years
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Beachy Canned Wines
Beachy Canned Wines
'Flip Flop Wines' Makes Wine in Cans with Lighthearted and Fun Branding
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Vibrant Contraceptive Branding
Vibrant Contraceptive Branding
These Condoms Were Designed to Encourage Safe Sex Among Youth
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71
Holographic Fry Containers
Holographic Fry Containers
This Hungry Jack's Fast Food Container Keeps Seagulls at Bay
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70
Somber Honey Branding
Somber Honey Branding
This Manuka Honey is Packaged in a Highly Secure Box
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Punchy Mint Packaging
Punchy Mint Packaging
Trebor's New Packaging Packs a Visual Punch with Ultra-Bright Hues
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Parent-Centered Cannabis Ads
Parent-Centered Cannabis Ads
The CDPHE Tells Parents to Educate Their Kids on Safe Marijuana Use
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Paper-Packaged Wine Bottles
Paper-Packaged Wine Bottles
This Seasonal Subscription Offers Wines from the Netherlands
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Sporty Technology Pop-Ups
Sporty Technology Pop-Ups
Samsung's Galaxy Studio Lets Fans Experience the Olympics in VR
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Gold-Infused Skincare Products
Gold-Infused Skincare Products
NanoBioTech Creates Home Products Infused with Precious Metals
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Album-Promoting Food Trucks
Album-Promoting Food Trucks
Rapper Gucci Mane is Promoting His New Album with a Food Truck
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Pulpy Carbonated Fruit Juices
Pulpy Carbonated Fruit Juices
These Carbonated Drinks Are Offered in Vibrant Packaging
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Vividly Graphic Tea Brands
Vividly Graphic Tea Brands
This Brand of Teas Focuses on Flavor, Ethical Production and Design
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Animated Visual Brand Identities
Animated Visual Brand Identities
Milly's Creates Moving Clips to Promote Its New Clothes
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Camel's Milk Desserts
Camel's Milk Desserts
Camelicious Specializes in Making Products with Milk from a Camel
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Relaunched Jean Celebrations
Relaunched Jean Celebrations
The 505 Levi's Jeans Were the Center of an Elaborate New York Party
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3D Olympic Logos
3D Olympic Logos
Rio De Janeiro's Summer Games Logo is the First 3D Design in Olympic History
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On-Demand Champagne Deliveries
On-Demand Champagne Deliveries
Moët & Chandon is Launching Summer Champagne Delivery in London
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Future Olympian Ads
Future Olympian Ads
This 'Fatherly' Ad Shows Kids with Incredible Talent and Supportive Parents
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VIP Ticket Geofilters
VIP Ticket Geofilters
Toyota Used a Snapchat Filter to Offer an Exclusive Lollapalooza Concert
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Chromatic Chewing Gum Packaging
Chromatic Chewing Gum Packaging
Cheque Gum's Rebranding Features Bold Text and Highlighter Hues
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Book-Packaged Skincare Products
Book-Packaged Skincare Products
This Brand Encourages Relaxing Skincare Routines
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Historical Hip Hop Activations
Historical Hip Hop Activations
Netflix Paints Graffiti in Toronto for Its Series 'The Get Down'
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Commuter-Cooling Fan Installations
Commuter-Cooling Fan Installations
This Currys PC World and Dyson Stunt Helps Travelers Cool Off
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Fast Food Pedometers
Fast Food Pedometers
McDonald's Newest Happy Meal Toy is a Step Counter
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Pizza Chain Gaming Sponsorships
Pizza Chain Gaming Sponsorships
Pizza Hut is a Large Donor for Many eSports-Related Events
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Lyrically Branded Take-Out Cups
Lyrically Branded Take-Out Cups
Jack Lalley Creatively Adapted the Iconic Starbucks Coffee Cups
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Bikini-Clad Promotional Stunts
Bikini-Clad Promotional Stunts
This Russian Gas Station is Giving Away Fuel to Anyone in a Bikini
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Whimsical Craft Beer Labeling
Whimsical Craft Beer Labeling
This Beer Branding Uses an Illustration from a Popular Artist
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Beauty-Based Pollution Campaigns
Beauty-Based Pollution Campaigns
This Map Shows Where Pollution Anti-Aging Products are Being Used
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Communal Housing Centers
Communal Housing Centers
Airbnb's 'Samara' is Launching Housing and a Community Center in Japan
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Company Culture Cards
Company Culture Cards
Agency 'McGarrah Jessee' Uses a Card Deck to Welcome Employees
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Hunting-Inspired Wine Bottles
Hunting-Inspired Wine Bottles
These Wine Bottle Labels Feature Endearing Cut-Outs
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Chromatic Energy Drink Branding
Chromatic Energy Drink Branding
These Fruity Energy Drinks Are Healthier than Most
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Shareable Boxed Bouquets
Shareable Boxed Bouquets
These Bouquets Were Packaged to So They Can Break Apart
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Parody Pop Ads
Parody Pop Ads
In Reference to a Cindy Crawford Pepsi Ad, 'SumOfUs' Reveals the Brand's Eco Damage
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Gold-Infused Olive Oils
Gold-Infused Olive Oils
This Sophisticated Olive Oil is Made with High-Quality Ingredients
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Feminist Beer Branding
Feminist Beer Branding
This Labeling Was Designed to Oppose the Sexualization of Women in Media
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Heroic Custom Motorcycles
Heroic Custom Motorcycles
Super Hero Customs has Created a Series of Marvel-Themed Choppers
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Drinking Game Tequila Packaging
Drinking Game Tequila Packaging
This Packaging Can Be Used to Ship Tequila Bottles and Play Games
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Broccoli Sampling Booths
Broccoli Sampling Booths
Tenderstem's #GetTenderTonight Campaign Shares a Taste of Vegetables
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PET Plastic Cans
PET Plastic Cans
The 'Invento PET Can' Has Plastic Sides Instead of Metal
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Millennial-Targeting Skin Care
Millennial-Targeting Skin Care
This Themed Skin Care Line Offers a Range of Products
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Candy-Themed Coding Games
Candy-Themed Coding Games
The 'Glicode' App is Pocky's Attempt to Teach Kids about Coding
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Metallic Protein Packaging
Metallic Protein Packaging
This Branding is Designed to Stand Out from Other Fitness Foods
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Rapper-Made Furniture Parodies
Rapper-Made Furniture Parodies
IKEA Australia Made an Ad That Imagines a Kanye West Collaboration
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Metallic Shampoo Labels
Metallic Shampoo Labels
These Romantic Shampoos Stand Out in a Highly Populated Market
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Holiday Soda Bottles
Holiday Soda Bottles
Coca-Cola's Gift Bottle Transforms Its Label into a Chirstmas Bow
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Kaleidoscopic Cookie Trucks
Kaleidoscopic Cookie Trucks
Oreo is Using a 'Flavor Mobile' to Launch Its Newest Flavored Cookies
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Cylindrical Eyewear Packaging
Cylindrical Eyewear Packaging
The ROND ET CARRE' Brand Identity Fuses Style with Sustainability
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Razor-Printing Pop-Ups
Razor-Printing Pop-Ups
Gillette's 'RZR MKR' Showcases the History and Future of Razors for Men
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Humorous Banking Billboards
Humorous Banking Billboards
These Comical Bank Ads Encourage Customers to Hold Back on App Use
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Wholesome Snack Bar Graphics
Wholesome Snack Bar Graphics
These Snacks Offer Delicious Flavors and Healthy Ingredients
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Floating Beer Gardens
Floating Beer Gardens
Hoegaarden's Pop-Up Beer Garden Offers a Multi-Sensory Experience
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Supermarket Wine Pop-Ups
Supermarket Wine Pop-Ups
Tesco Launched the 'Finest' Pop-Up Wine Bar to Showcase Its Wines
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Revealing Social Media Campaigns
Revealing Social Media Campaigns
'Wren Kitchens' Shows That Instagram Perfection Isn't Reality
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Village-Inspired Cafe Packaging
Village-Inspired Cafe Packaging
Tiziano's Playful Branding Takes After Architectural Structures
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Minimal Ginger Drink Packaging
Minimal Ginger Drink Packaging
These Ginger-Based Juices Come in Simple Glass Bottles
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Vodka-Holding Displays
Vodka-Holding Displays
These Absolut Vodka Buckets Offer a Vibrant Bar Display
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Multi-Sensory Liquor Shops
Multi-Sensory Liquor Shops
Pernod Ricard's Cruise Ship Store Educates and Inspires Consumers
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Adventurous Biking Getaways
Adventurous Biking Getaways
CLIF Bar Led a High-Energy Event in Whistler for Crankworx
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Storytelling Brew Branding
Storytelling Brew Branding
Cartoon Beer Packaging Tells the Whimsical Tales Behind Each Beverage
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Inspirational Pet Toy Packaging
Inspirational Pet Toy Packaging
PEATAI PET TOYS' Brand Identity Spotlights Insightful Quotes
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Vodka Cafe Pop-Ups
Vodka Cafe Pop-Ups
Grey Goose Opened a Pop-Up Vodka Bar, Cafe & Bakery in New York
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Transparent Fast Food Packaging
Transparent Fast Food Packaging
This Brazilian Fast Food Chain Offers a Nutritious Menu
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Striped Honey Dispensers
Striped Honey Dispensers
The Bee Sweet Honey Bottle Matches the Body of the Insects that Made It
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Artisanal Popsicle Packaging
Artisanal Popsicle Packaging
The Ice Kitchen Popsicles Come in Beautiful Single-serve Packets
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Frozen Soda Packaging
Frozen Soda Packaging
Coca-Cola Ice Bottles Guarantee Refreshing Drinks All Summer Long
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Printed 3D Hologram Cards
Printed 3D Hologram Cards
Lumii Technology Lets Users Create 3D Holograms with Consumer Printers
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Minimalist Swimwear Packaging
Minimalist Swimwear Packaging
The Packaging for Sand & Salt Swim Trunks is Made to Be Recycled
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Multi-Sensory Beauty Installations
Multi-Sensory Beauty Installations
teamLab's Interactive Gallery Explores L’Occitane's Products
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Multi-Sensory Workout Clubs
Multi-Sensory Workout Clubs
Nike's 'Unlimited You' Offers a Unique and Immersive Experience
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Pop-Up Shoe Store Trailers
Pop-Up Shoe Store Trailers
This Mobile Shoe Store Offers a Unique Shopping Experience
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Campaigning Doll Kits
Campaigning Doll Kits
Mezco's Living Dead Doll 'Sadie' is Running for President
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