Starbucks Accidentally Got More Than $11 Million In Free Advertising
By 98.5 KYGO on May 7, 2019
It seems like all the Internet wanted to talk about yesterday was how someone left a COFFEE CUP on a table on the set of “Game of Thrones”, and it actually made its way into Sunday’s episode.
It got to the point that HBO issued a statement about it, saying, quote, “In response to ‘inquiries from those who saw a craft services coffee cup in Sunday night’s episode . . . The latte that appeared in the episode was a mistake. Daenerys had ordered an herbal tea.”
As HBO said, the cup was from CRAFT SERVICES. But everyone’s been calling it a STARBUCKS cup.
And according to one marketing firm, the coverage it got on radio, TV, and social media had given Starbucks $11.6 MILLION in free advertising as of yesterday afternoon. It’s probably even more than that now.
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Nothing in life is 100% percent perfect. Not even television series or movies. I think the goof of a Starbucks coffee left on the table is funny and doesn’t take away from the series but adds to it in a humorous way. Only folks with no life make a huge stink over fictional characters and worlds. Nice future Easter Egg… #gameofthrones #starbucks #gameofthronesstarbucks #coffee #thisisawesome