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When a Product Is a Joke, Consumer Reviews May Be the Only Thing Selling It

Sure, user generated content sounds great. Unless you end up with product reviews like these.

What happens when the ultimate user generated content – the consumer review – outshines the products on a retailer’s site? For the right product, it can be a marketing bonus, propping up a weak gimmick. This collection of product reviews reminds us that commenters can sometimes be an e-marketer’s best friend.


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Underwear for your hands
. Yep, they are real. And people can’t get enough. A top review illustrates just how they have changed her life, while another gives a brief warning for keeping the product crisp and clean.
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Nothing ImageBuyers who discover they can buy literally nothing online are understandably blown away or not at all impressed. Michael shares all the ways he uses nothing:Nothing 1
While Utah Guy lets readers know they are messing with mega forces here:

Nothing 2Banana Slicer

Ah the ever-popular banana slicer. One man set out to determine if the banana slicer truly was worth its hype in this 4-minute review:

Unicorn Meat

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How delicious is Unicorn Meat? Apparently very, but it has some strange side effects, according to Irma:

Unicorn Meat

Donald Trump Toilet Paper

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This roll makes the perfect gift for anyone who loves to hate Donald Trump. Even Tronald Dump himself can’t get enough!
Trump TP

Emergency Underpants

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For those who want to be the best gift-giver ever, Jeff says a box of these emergency underpants are all you’ll ever need.
Emergency Underpants

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