Pontiac Commerical "Google Us"

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  1. corywoolf macrumors 65816

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    I was just watching Deadliest Catch and I saw this new Pontiac commercial. Apparently the new "cool" thing for corporations to do is say "Google us for more info." This was no local commercial either, I am sort of shocked that they wont even give "pontiac.com" out anymore, just "Google Us" and they show a screen shot of Google! Well at least it was something different and attention grabbing. :rolleyes:
     
  2. MacFan782040 macrumors 6502a

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    It's probably cause most people can't spell "Pontiac".
     
  3. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    Yeah, that ad has been out for a while...it almost looks like an ad for Google. I wonder if they did put up a few bucks for it...
     
  4. Plymouthbreezer macrumors 601

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    I usually will Google a brand name before typing it in the address bar thesedays, as you never know what the exact URL might be. Google saves time!
     
  5. amacgenius macrumors 68000

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    I saw that and I was like "woah, Google It" hmm.
    I never Googled it... :p.
     
  6. gauchogolfer macrumors 603

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    Of course, if they can't spell Pontiac, how are they going to Google it ? :rolleyes:

    Seems lazy to me. Maybe they're anticipating a domain name change and want the ad to last awhile.
     
  7. funkychunkz macrumors 6502a

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    Google has the 'did you mean...' thingus.
     
  8. gauchogolfer macrumors 603

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    True enough, thus the :rolleyes: . I guess it came across as *wondering* rather than *whatever*.
     
  9. kildraik macrumors 6502a

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    I noticed that too. Possibly a trend, maybe to attract younger buyers?
     
  10. MacFan782040 macrumors 6502a

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    I just typed "Pontyack" into Google and it came up, "Did you mean Pontiac?"
     
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