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21 Violent Marketing Techniques

From Bloody Earphone Ads to Gory Toy Campaigns

— June 27, 2013 — Marketing
The use of violence in media has been a highly debated issue among the public for years now, and these violent marketing techniques will surely bring back the issue of what kind of influence these disturbingly eerie forms of advertising are having on modern day youths.

Since horror movies and violent video games are among some of the most popular pastimes of young individuals, there's no surprise as to why agencies are utilizing that type of imagery to draw in a more youthful audience. Whether you agree with this type of advertising technique or not, there's no question that these shocking ads will certainly spark up a discussion with anyone who sees them.

From murderous meal ads to morphing bloodshed campaigns, these violent marketing techniques are making a bold impression with their frightening types of imagery.
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Sensually Violent Smartphone Ads
Sensually Violent Smartphone Ads
Blackberry's 'Two Scoops' Ad was Directed by Robert Rodriguez
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Bloody Barbarian Beer Ads
Bloody Barbarian Beer Ads
Strange Commercial for Flying Dog Brewery's Wildeman Farmhouse IPA
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Disastrous Delivery Ads
Disastrous Delivery Ads
The Grupo Zoom Campaign Violently Depicts Consequences of Group Shipments
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Violence-Perpetuating Ads
Violence-Perpetuating Ads
The Convivencia Sin Violencia Campaign Urges People to Stop the Cycle
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Bloody Flow Chart Ads
Bloody Flow Chart Ads
The Armstrong Foundation Campaign is Dark and Brutal
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Violent Lawn Campaigns
Violent Lawn Campaigns
The Stihl Viking Ads Seem to Have a Rather Violent Ending
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Violent PC-Human Relationships
Violent PC-Human Relationships
Make-Up Courses to Promote Sports
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Violent Candy Campaigns
Violent Candy Campaigns
Mentos Marbels Sour Ads Illustrates How Excruciating the Taste Is
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Bloody Earphone Ads
Bloody Earphone Ads
The Pedestrian Council of Australia 2012 Campaign Encourages Less Distractions
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Bloody Sewing Ads
Bloody Sewing Ads
Sharad Haksar's 'Murder' Campaign for Beissel Needles Gets to the Point
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Gruesome Animal Activism
Gruesome Animal Activism
Surfrider Foundation Sea Animal Ads Point Out Human Error
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Violent Pinata Ads
Violent Pinata Ads
Pluton Advertising Agency Encourages You to Beat Up Winter
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Murderous Meal Ads
Murderous Meal Ads
Danio by Danone Campaign Kills Your Hunger with its Food Products
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Violent Darwinian Robo Art
Violent Darwinian Robo Art
"Evolution of Technology" by Saturn Electronics
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Violent Car Campaigns
Violent Car Campaigns
The Lamborghini Aventador 2011 Ads Have an Agressive Message
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Bloody Chocolate Bars
Bloody Chocolate Bars
Greenpeace vs. Nestle in KitKat Campaign
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Gory Toy Campaigns
Gory Toy Campaigns
The Caritas Ad Campaign Warns Parents of Violent Playthings
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Violent Movie Promotions
Violent Movie Promotions
More 'Terminator Salvation' Artwork Hits the Web
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Banned Gaming Posters
Banned Gaming Posters
PlayStation Move Ad Throws a Few Too Many Punches for the Public Eye
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Morphing Bloodshed Campaigns
Morphing Bloodshed Campaigns
These Amnesty International France Ads are Truly Shocking
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Banned Shockvertisements
Banned Shockvertisements
Overly-Morbid Print Ads
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