Geography, the environment, and sales

The intertwined nature of geography and environment often produces some of the quirkiest product posts on Treehugger‘s popular environmental blog. In the past week, Tom’s Shoes has unveiled the Map Shoe has a map of Africa design to fund a hand-drilled well in North West Ethiopia. The incentive is that it is a limited edition only available until enough funds have been raised for the well. This social marketing concept or integrating marketing message designed to promote a social concerns as well as a product or business is a subset of social geography. Another cool post were personalized Google Street Map stainless steel earrings from Fluid Design for $25.00. I already have a birthday gift in mind for someone at Very Spatial.