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2011-08-16 03:00:00

LONDON, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the UK's leading price comparison sites, comparethemarket.com, has launched a new and improved pet insurance comparison service, helping customers find better deals. Whether customers are looking for accident only, time limited, max benefit or lifetime insurance for their cat [http://www.comparethemarket.com/more-products/pet-insurance/cat-insurance ] or dog [http://www.comparethemarket.com/more-products/pet-insurance/dog-insurance...

2011-07-22 03:00:00

LONDON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the UK's leading price comparison sites, comparethemarket.com, has launched the second in a series of TV adverts promoting its new Simples Rewards campaign. The loyalty scheme offers customers who buy car, van, home and pet insurance via comparethemarket.com an exclusive meerkat toy, based on characters from its popular ad campaign. The new advert features Aleksandr and Sergei visiting a woman at home to deliver a toy as a...

2011-07-04 03:00:00

LONDON, July 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Exclusive Meerkat Toy for all Car, Home, Pet and Van Insurance Customers One of the UK's leading price comparison sites comparethemarket.com today announced the launch of its new rewards scheme, with customers able to claim an exclusive meerkat toy, based on the characters in its popular advertising campaign. Under the scheme, called Simples Rewards, all customers who buy pet, van, home or car insurance...

2011-06-24 06:30:00

LONDON, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A fun new Facebook App enabling people to compare the social popularity of everything from who's 'hot or not' in the celebrity world to comparing football teams or mobile phones, was launched today by comparethemarket.com [http://www.comparethemarket.com ]. The new application can be accessed via Facebook and the comparison site's website. The new app works by scouring a variety of online data sources to find out which of the two...

2011-05-27 03:00:00

LONDON, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Josh Mitchell, a 22 year old International Hospitality graduate from UWIC University, Cardiff has today been unveiled as the UK's first official meerkat ambassador, beating five other shortlisted candidates and earning himself 40,000 pounds* for the six month role. The ambassadorial role generated over 1,500 applications around the country and was the brainchild of comparethemeerkat.com founder and best-selling author Aleksandr Orlov. Josh's new role...

2011-05-11 03:00:00

LONDON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meerkats show off their vocal talents in the latest comparethemeerkat advert, which aired this week. To the melody of the children's song, "The wheels on the bus..." a young meerkat choir sings an impassioned protest song, describing how they have been affected by people searching incorrectly online for comparethemarket and cheap car insurance. The ad, which aired on Sunday 1 May 2011, is the fifth instalment in the latest series of TV and radio...

2011-04-08 03:00:00

LONDON, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The hunt for a UK Ambassador to represent the Meerkat village of Meerkovo was launched today by best selling author and founder of comparethemeerkat.com, Aleksandr Orlov. The six month, home based role will pay 40,000 pounds Sterling, gross, and the successful applicant will become the country's most famous meerkat's first ever, human, UK based Ambassador. The role will be advertised in The Sunday Times, The Times and The Guardian this week with...

2011-02-12 03:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend fans of the popular comparethemeerkat.com campaign will be treated to a whole new 20 second advert, featuring the local meerkat school and its meerpups. The advert, shot as an investigative documentary, reports that the pupils cannot use their new computer because the site they want to access, comparethemeerkat.com, is being overloaded by UK visitors looking for cheap car insurance. The ad, which airs on 13 February, is the third...

2011-01-25 03:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- comparethemeerkat.com founder, Aleksandr Orlov, has today announced that he is looking for a UK town to be twinned with his suffering village, Meerkovo. The Russian meerkat village is the focus of the latest comparethemeerkat.com television commercials. Aleksandr is launching the campaign to raise awareness of the plight of Meerkovo, which continues to suffer as people who are looking for cheap car insurance on comparethemarket.com are visiting his...

2011-01-20 03:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- comparethemeerkat.com founder Aleksandr Orlov today unveils the second instalment of his new advertising campaign today, which explores the meerkat village of Meerkovo. The new advert introduces meerkat fans to two new villagers, Igor and Grigor, who are residents of the Silver Tail residential home. The latest ad is part of a wider campaign, launched on 1st January 2011, where Aleksandr has turned documentary film maker to highlight the plight of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.