REAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Tacoma Small Business Cartoon Mascot Sampler

Or How to Succeed in Business Marketing Without Really Trying
posted Aug 14, 2012
tacoma, tacomic, economic development, Tacoma Screw, Tagro Class A Biosolids, Lincoln Hardware, Learning Sprout Toys, Gibsons Frozen Yogurt, product placement
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My fellow Tacomanians, Kinsmen, Comrades! Our local small businesses are suffering... or rather YOU, citizen, are suffering at the hands of these beloved businesses who through no fault of their own (for they know not what they do) every-time you have a personal encounter one of their existing, unpleasant corporate persona(s).

**WARNING: Click at your own risk, from a design sense, moving through these examples listed below is like riding a mechanical bull wearing boxer briefs made from throttling belt sanders.***
  1. Tacoma Screw
  2. TAGRO family of products
  3. Lincoln Hardware
  4. Learning Sprout Toys
  5. Gibson's Frozen Yogurt

SAVE, GROW THE BUSINESSES with CARTOON PERSONIFICATION !   The ONLY historically proven, low-cost way to humanize your abstract legal entity.  Sure you can get a logo and maybe a website that matches your logo... but you can do something the big box stores would never do--CHARM THE HELL OUT OF YOUR CUSTOMERS!


Maybe you'd like to profit from an existing Tacomicâ„¢ Cartoon character?  Take your pick!  From Darryl the G.H.E.Y. Owl to Mike Lonergan  our characters are available for paid product placement advertisement.  Operators are standing by (253) 778-6786


by KevinFreitas on 8/14/2012 @ 6:56am
Haha, nice work! I'm a huge fan of the active cultures. "It's like eating a ravenous rat... whole!"

by NineInchNachos on 8/14/2012 @ 8:06am
they should do it!  

by cisserosmiley on 8/14/2012 @ 8:11am
You should do retro homage logo imaginings of the local small businesses that were gentrified off Pacific Ave. in the 1990's so Starbucks could move in without dirty people around.

by NineInchNachos on 8/14/2012 @ 8:22am


by NineInchNachos on 8/14/2012 @ 8:30am
Just imagine how many stores they'd have if they had a friendlier mascot !

by NineInchNachos on 8/14/2012 @ 10:05am
thanks for the reminder sonics guy!

these guys have the right idea...

by NineInchNachos on 8/14/2012 @ 1:16pm
cartoon is getting some good traction in social media..  audience participation! 

by NineInchNachos on 8/14/2012 @ 1:32pm

Gibson's Frozen Yogurt Shoppe, StadiumLiked · 28 minutes ago
are now in the market for a new company-wide T-Shirt! If you have a
good idea for our new shirts, print out this template and bring it in
the next time you come in for Fro-Yo or just come on in and pick up one
of the templates we have in the store! but be sure to give your name and
phone number to one of our lovely employ's so that we can give you your
prizes if you win! Thanks and good luck!

by NineInchNachos on 10/17/2012 @ 10:57am
most unusual company mascot in the world...

RERUN the Tinker Crab!

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