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Because the money circulates, you should just print something on it (URL or something like that), buy a chocolate in a local store for it, and let the world see your message.
I just wonder whether the national banks would soon withdraw the bills with ads on them.
a whole bunch of lonely big brothers are watching [Chrishnaugh, Feb 18 2005]
MIT Adverlab: Advertising on Money
A short history of money-based advertising campaigns. [jutta, Oct 05 2005]
Gorilla Media: GoMoney (flash)
Go to Products > On The Edge > GoMoney to see the agency's short pitch for placing dollar bills with stickers on them in circulation. Campaigns have been done for television shows including "Traffic" and most recently "Command In Chief". [jutta, Oct 05 2005]
||All currency must be alike aside from serial numbers.
||This would seriously make it easier to counterfiet.
||Baked(see site) a company stamps dollar bills and will track them at it's site, not quite the same, but I'm sure they could make a load off site advertising.
||I really want to know the brand of Queen Elizabeth's moustache wax. She usually has a magnificent black and bushy growth on the five dollar bills that pass through my hands.. :p
||[Consul] - much as I would love to see our Queen adorning dollar bills, I fear that the American public would have something to say about this.