Thursday, September 20, 2007

Belgium For Sale

A teacher and journalist has created a lot of PR for a country that usually doesn't receive much at all. To draw attention to political problems, the country was put on sale - and Ebay let it ride for a while - until it got a little out of control and reached a $14 Million bid.

Great PR as long as you get Ebay on your side. This isn't a new trick, although it hasnt happened with a country before. To my knowledge, prior to this there have been people selling their entire lives - ID cards, friends, clothes, everything - and actually getting considerable offers for it.

But this all has to be topped by the guy guy who paid a few hundred dollars for an air guitar..... and received an empty box.

Check out the original article from Trend Hunter here

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