You know that Vince from the ShamWow ads? Before the days of ShamWow, he was the spokesperson for a product called the Slap Chop that is essentially a dicer for your vegetables.
Someone on YouTube made a remix of the original video and turned it into a pretty interesting rap--check it out for yourself above!
Implications - Things like this might seem like silly productions that respectable businesses can easily ignore, but the power of a creative viral video is one that no forward-thinking company should ever underestimate. In the age of YouTube, any smart advertiser knows that even something that is ostensibly ridiculous can generate a huge viewership that people talk about for weeks. Never underestimate the power of a hilarious remix, especially not if your in the business of capturing consumer attention.
Viral Pitchmen Remixes
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