The Evolution of Advertising

Our colleagues over at Hubspot have created a handy Slideshare presentation called The Evolution of Advertising. 

Our favorite takeaways: 

– You are more likely to survive a plane crash than click a banner ad.
– In contemporary marketing, being found is key.
– Effective marketing inspires love (we agree). 


If you want a primer on advertising history from the pre-industrial age through this year, you can view and download Hubspot’s whole presentation. Below, we’ve included a one-page advertising timeline to whet your appetite: