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.

Wake up to Tang

I like this ad because it gives people a new way to use Tang: Drink it as a breakfast drink!

By today’s standard it doesn’t seem super wise to drink …

1967 version of “eCommerce”

This Johnson Smith Novelty Items magazine ad was how the 1960’s version of “eCommerce” companies worked. They would make compact ads like this with their catalog of popular (or curiosity-inducing)

The Establishment Wig ad

Look….it may not be the best product in the world, but this ad is solid!

• Shows a bunch of cool 1970’s dudes 😎
• Shows the product before/after
• …