Category: Print Ads

Marketing, Copywriting, and Direct Mail all got started with the invention of mass printing.  Since then paying for placement in a physical publication has become an art, and a science. Here are some classic high converting print ads for inspiration, and sometimes just sheer beauty.

Introducing Pop Tarts Ad

This was an ad from 1969 when Pop Tarts were first introduced. In one image and a little text, the ad shows:

  • That they go in the toaster
  • How they

1977 Honeywell “Electronic Mail” Ad

This is an eye-grabbing advertisement for Honeywell office equipment that talks about this newfangled technology (for 1977) called “Electronic Mail.”

It’s so funny how email is just part of everyday …

Poison Gas Sniff Kit

This is a pretty wild product released in 1942 during the middle of World War II, a “Sniff Kit” so you can identify the smells of biochemical warfare gases 😳…