13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

Articles May 05, 2019 07:02

Marketing experts are creative people who invent more and more tricks to attract customers. They understand and read our minds and sometimes manipulate us. For example, they “enlarge” the size of a product just by adding an XL label to it or put text on something that doesn’t correspond with reality.

Together, along with Internet users, Bright Side has discovered what tricks manufacturers use to make us spend more money. There’s also a bonus feature at the end of this compilation that can serve as a warning for all travelers to always read rules and instructions before doing anything.

13. They write that a new product is twice as big as its previous version but it’s not true.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

12. When they write “100% biodegradable” we assume that it’s about the packaging and buy the coffee. But only then do we notice the tiny text below...

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

11. They write, “100% juice”. As a rule, after reading this sign, we don’t pay attention to that tiny text.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

10. With the help of optical illusions, they make us think there are more products. Here are some examples:

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

9. They say their product has become larger, but it’s not true.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

8. They put labels on top so that we can’t understand that the bottle is almost half empty.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

7. They make big packages but don’t fill them up all the way. Thus, we literally pay for air.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

6. And here are some ways to attract a customer with a product’s nice and tasty look. Only after we buy this product, we realize we’ve been fooled.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

5. Big bags contain as much as regular ones but cost more.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

4. They turn their ads into parking tickets.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

3. We click several “download” buttons before we find the correct one at the bottom.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

2. They fool us by printing fake signs.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

1. The terms are always written in a small font.

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

Bonus: “My hotel offers a kettle and glasses to use, but has a folder in a drawer with the rules. One of them says you have to pay a fine if you use the kettle.”

13 Times Manufacturers Tried to Fool Us, but We’re Not Falling for It Any Longer

Keep in mind that these tricks allow marketing specialists to fool us. Have you ever seen such tricky packaging?

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