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.

1914 Wrigley’s Gum Print Ad

Love how Wrigley’s added a practical use for their gum.  Chewing their gum after every meal will help with indigestion. Chewing it before will help you build an appetite.…

1960’s Band-Aid Print Ad

Great use of call-outs on this image “Need this many?” pointing to three Band-aids on one knee. “Try this.” pointing to one single larger Band-aid.…

1905 Coca Cola Ad

This Coca Cola ad from 1905 is so detailed and pretty.

The woman is Lillian Nordica, a popular opera singer in the day. No known videos of her, just paintings, …