Mark Hughes, CEO Of Buzzmarketing, conquered the adspace of fortune cookies, and now he wants to advertise inside Tokitos UPI reports.
Tokitos are a mexican dessert cookie, hint of cinnamon and crunchy, and much like it's chinese counterpart, perfect for carrying small notes.
With this technique, Hughes has been attempting to achieve a culinary intersection between cookie and commerce. For example, a Buzzmarketing fortune cookie with a proverb reading "Patience is the best remedy for every trouble" may also read on the back "Win a Job to Die For at Monster.com".
Hughes said "its simple math -- how many direct mail pieces get delivered and never opened? I was searching for a one-to-one ratio."
I admit, I open fortune cookies, and force myself to eat a small piece of them, only to read the sometimes hilarious fortunes. I don't know if I will ever do it again once I meet a fortune-cookie-ad.