Sky Tonia Ferreira, American singer-songwriter, model, and actress has been taking a page out of Miley Cyrus’ play book and making people angry.
In response to her critics, Ferreira says, “You’re supposed to sell your body in a way that’s like…it’s OK to be sexy when it benefits everyone else. Most of the people who had a problem with it were men. At this point, I feel like I’m doing a bad job of being a feminist if I’m not making someone angry.”
Five things marketers can learn from this:
- It may be a year of political correctness, but sex still sells.
- More than sex still selling, you can still hit the headlines will celebrities taking their clothes off.
- It’s not about trying to please all the people all of the time, but about trying to please your audience and grow your fan base.
- Ferreira did not shy away from those who might hate her work. By explicitly referring to feminists in interviews, a group who would have something to say on the matter, she has been able to maximize the press around the photos.
- The photos being part of her product launch ensured that her product got attention, not just the sexy photos. You can find more of her crazy photos here.
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