"Bite the Wax Tadpole" doesn't exactly roll off the tongue as a memorable moniker for a company. Yet, that's how the brand name for Coca-Cola was interpreted by many when the beverage firm first initiated marketing efforts in China. Worse, Pepsi's former catchphrase, "Pepsi brings you back to life," was translated among the Chinese as "Pepsi brings your ancestors back from the grave." Corporate giants like the cola kings can survive such embarrassing faux pas, but not every brand has the resilience and resources to recover from a major marketing blunder.
Jul 26, 2012
Every week, EContentmag.com highlights hot stories and links on digital content and digital media. Here are the latest links for the week of July 23, 2012, with stories on VidCaster, GoGo Cast acquiring Dingo Mobile, V&A Publishing selecting CoreSource Platform, and more.
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