This is definitely my favorite kind of teaser ad — the mysterious element, the hidden asset, the pioneering scientists, we get it all! Here’s the bit that got me interested: “On December, 1996, researchers stumbled onto something truly remarkable. “A discovery that could be straight out of an X-Files episode… “A tiny, extraterrestrial stone… “Buried […]
Today we’re looking at an ad about the “Super Crystal Solar Revolution,” which spools up a big surge of excitement about a new kind of solar cell that will change the world. An extremely similar pitch, with all but the company-specific details almost exactly the same, was made by James Stafford and the Oilprice.com folks […]
This article first appeared on October 24, 2016, but readers are asking about it now so we’re re-publishing it for your information. The commentary below has not been changed, the ad is still running and also appears unchanged, and the company that’s being teased is down about 10% in the 3-1/2 months since we first […]
This “Tech Breakthrough” piece isn’t a teaser ad like most of the pieces I write about — but several readers have sent in questions about it, so apparently it’s making the rounds. Here’s the quick take for those of you who are interested: The pitch is not for a newsletter — the article from James […]
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