The very first online ad created by AT&T

History was made by AT&T in 1994 when they published the first online ad. A perfect start to a new way of advertising. This simple was successful by creating curiosity.

Once clicked the ad brought the user to this landing page:

 

 

 

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)