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Feisty Pets in the News!

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b_144_181_16777215_00_images_viralthread.jpgOur new Feisty Pet video on Viral Thread got over 20 million views, 350,000 shares and 50,000 comments in just 3 days!! (click here). 

b_138_236_16777215_00_images_amazon-best.jpgAnd Feisty Pets dominated the holiday best sellers on Amazon toys with 9 out of 20 of the top 20 best sellers-- including #1 Best Seller and #2 Best Seller!

 

 

 

 

 

Insider Design posted our Feisty Pets video and have gained over a million views so far!

b_79_79_16777215_00_images_stories_insider.pngThese stuffed animals go from cute to terrifying (via Insider Picks).

 

 

The Daily Mail wrote a story about Fiesty Pets that is getting a lot of shares! Check it out:

Would YOU buy these toys for kids? Fluffy creatures look adorable at first but then transform into scary animals with one squeeze

 


And over at ViralNova this Feisty Pets story is going viral!

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These Adorable Plushies Are Hiding A Sinister Secret

 

 

 

And now on Amazon Feisty Pets is ranked #1 Best Seller in the Plush Interactive Toys category!

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We love how people can't get enough Feisty Pets! Check out the new Feisty Pets available now!

“Best Toy of The Year”!

b_294_177_16777215_00_images_feisty-pets.jpgBuzzfeed Considers Feisty Pets for “Best Toy of 2016”! Brand new Feisty Pets from William Mark Corporation are catching the world’s attention. A Feisty Pets video posted on Reddit/Imgur less than 24 hours ago already has over 600,000 views:
https://www.reddit.com/r/gifs/comments/4pv8c2/feisty_pets/
 
AND, Buzzfeed just named Feisty Pets a contender for “Best Toy of 2016”! Check out the article at:
https://www.buzzfeed.com/feistypets/surprise-contender-for-best-toy-xmas-2016-2gdfq

Feisty Pets go from cute to feisty with just a squeeze to the back of the head. Choose from 4 animals: bear, dog, cat and monkey – and more animals are currently in production. Which one do you like most? Any ideas for future Feisty Pets?

Air Swimmers on BBC News

By Matthew Wall, Business reporter, BBC News -
Inflatable flying clown fish This inflatable flying clown fish "swims" past a fish tank in Air Swimmers' hit viral video

b_300_169_16777215_00_images_bbc-air-swimmers.pngHow do you tell the world about your remote-controlled flying fish toys?

Go the traditional route of advertising in print, on TV and online at potentially great expense, or simply make a video?

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Fast Company: Make a Hit Toy

b_300_140_16777215_00_images_Fast-Company-AirSwimmers-viral.jpgBy Ben Paynter - Want To Make A Hit Toy Like Air Swimmers? Engineer The Video Before The Product. Instead of making a toy for kids, Mark Forti made one for YouTube--and now all his products are crafted for virality.

Air Swimmers was one of the hottest toys in the U.S. last year, and yet the company behind it didn’t spend a dime on advertising. Instead, Mark Forti, founder and CEO of the William Mark Corporation, filmed a gag reel about the surprising ways that people could actually use Air Swimmers--those remote controlled inflatable sharks or Nemo-fish--and uploaded it to YouTube. In one shot, the nimble mini-floater exits an elevator in a crowded office building trailed by an operator in full scuba gear. In another, the shark looms over a cat hunting a smaller fish in a fishbowl, scaring the bejesus out of it. Forti sold millions of the $40-dollar toys as a result of his YouTube antics, but he’s more interested in his view count: It’s at nearly 9 million and counting. "I’m a millionaire in the attention economy," he says.

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Los Angeles Times

Putting a New Spin on Throw Toys (Los Angeles Times)

b_300_233_16777215_00_images_galleries_about-us_DSC_6063.jpgWilliam Forti spent the Cold War as a General Dynamics executive, planning missile production in Pomona. Then he lost his job and joined 126,000 other unemployed aerospace workers in California.

Forti packed his business suit away in the closet last year and embarked on his own defense conversion program, seeking to market a flying toy that would rival one of the most popular playthings of the past three decades; the Frisbee.

Forti and his son Mark have invented a one-ounce plastic ring that can be thrown the length of two football fields. They are hoping to break the world Frisbee record set last summer at an international championship game in San Diego.

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