This blog is for the late night Active Rain gang. I hope you'll get a kick out of this and perhaps a little inspiration for when the warmer weather comes along.
It's about the pizza sign twirler that I pass almost every day as I'm driving. Just down the street there's a little pizza place that makes pretty good pizza. I never see their advertisements in the newspaper, or hear about them on the radio. In fact they don't even have a display ad in the Yellow Pages. What they do have is a young guy with plenty of energy, dancing on the street and twirling a large $5 PIZZA sign. I notice he's wearing a headset, which likely provides him with lively dance music. I must admit he's pretty good and catches everyone's attention by making eye contact as he dances.
There must be thousands of cars that pass his location every hour and the take-out pizza parlor is always packed whenever I go by.
Here's where the thought occurred that the pizza shop owner can't be that crazy after-all. I would guess he's paying the sign twirler (who is also a staff member) at most $10 an hour. The twirler is out there mainly during noon and drive home rush hour. He's also there on the weekends to catch motorists as they're on their way to take care of Saturday and Sunday shopping.
Now this may sound silly........but if this works for a pizza parlor......how would it work for a real estate office? As you know there are plenty of young people around in the summertime looking for part time work and at $8 - $10 an hour it's pretty low cost, dynamic advertising.
I've actually heard of real estate offices doing this with great success. Hmmmmmm. Something to think about. It may not be as crazy as it sounds. It sure gets people talking. If everybody notices the big $5 PIZZA sign and the antics of the sign flipper what better way to attract new clients.
It's not very dignified......but if it works.....What the heck!!! (Check local laws before proceeding..)
Thought you might appreciate a chuckle.
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Thanks. Sincerely, David