Latest Meerkovo Stories

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...

2011-01-19 03:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK's love of meerkats has been demonstrated once again with online visitors flocking to a new digital meerkat village, meerkovo.com. After just a few days of going live, the new site - which showcases comparethemeerkat.com founder Aleksandr Orlov's home town of Meerkovo - is already attracting tens of thousands of visitors daily. This follows the success of Aleksandr's autobiography, A Simples Life, which became a Sunday Times bestseller....

2010-12-31 03:00:00

LONDON, Dec. 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans of Aleksandr Orlov will today get the chance to meet a whole community of new meerkats as the comparethemeerkat founder opens the gates to his home village Meerkovo with a new advertisement, which makes its TV debut on 1st January 2011. Aleksandr has had a busy Christmas period, with his autobiography reaching No. 1 in The Sunday Times Bestseller Chart. However, with the new advert he is turning his attention back to his business problems. People...

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