Category: Ads

These are clever and high-performing ads throughout the internet and IRL.

IBM typewriting ball element ad

This wild looking metal ball embossed with letters was the innovation behind the IBM Selectric Typewriter (13m+ sold).

Normally people don’t care *how* something works, but this mechanism was so …


Pressure Washing Ad

This pressure washing ad was….pressure washed into the side of a highway 😂

✔️Cheaper than a billboard
✔️Gets lots of eyeballs
✔️Lasts a long time
✔️Somewhat legal


The Wright Brothers Bicycle Ad

The Wright Brothers funded the development of the first powered airplane with their bike shop.

This was the simple ad they’d post in the Dayton, Ohio newspapers.

The Van Cleve …