I got a good laugh the other day when I was reading a blog entry and someone
said they received a Seth
Godin action figure from their father.
Let's face it, you have made it to the big time when you have your very own
action figure. How good of a marketing person do you have to be to make it
profitable to have your own action figure?
What Would Your Action Figure Look Like?
I think if I had an action figure made of me it would have to have a basketball
in it's hands. Maybe it would be able to look like Michael Jordan stuffing the
ball in the hoop. What would your action figure look like? What qualities would
they put on the back on the box? Able to create a web page in 30 minutes. Can
drop 300 Entrecards in 20 minutes. Runs 4 miles a day. Eats at McDonalds every
The Seth Godin action figure shows his signature bald head and comes with a
jacket on him. I don't think the jacket comes off. But, it also comes with a
"FREE Marketing Secrets Booklet." I was surprised at how low the price is. I
thought it would sell for $25 or something. But, it goes for a very reasonable
$8.95. I think it would make a great gift for any of your marketing friends.
(Trust me no one else will buy it for them.) They could sit in their little
gold plated offices and talk to the doll. "Tell me Seth, what would you do in
Seth Godin has written many best selling books about marketing, including Purple
Cow, All Marketers are Liars, Permission Marketing and
more. I was actually reading up on the changes in the CANSPAM act when I read
about the action figure.
Anyway go get your very own Seth Godin Action Figure today. I make no money off
of you buying one, so don't do it for me. I just thought it was funny. Feel
free to get started creating your very own Action Figure.