Or, “How to get the hipsters to use the yellow pages again – give them free pizza!”
A secret restaurant offering free pizza to any smart enough to find it is apparently a front organization for a guerrilla marketing campaign to promote the Yellow Pages down under. “Hidden Pizza” emerged via a website and some word-of-mouth-marketing, offering free pizza to anyone who can find it for the next two weeks.
Catch is, they apparently want you to find it a certain way. According to their site’s “Find Us” page:
Finding the restaurant is easy, just look it up the way you would any other business from April 12 – April 25 and the pizzas are free.
The business apparently doesn’t have a Google Maps entry as of yet, but The Age reveals that the restaurant is part of a marketing campaign that’s likely on behalf of Sensis, Australia’s Yellow Pages company.
Kate, over at the Eating Melbourne blog says what I’m thinking: (more…)