The Classics

Classic print ads from some of the greatest copywriters of our time (pre-dating the internet).
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Back in the early 1900s, Liberty Mutual distinc...
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“Don’t Read This” Ad from Liberty Mutual
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This ad for the magazine, Today's Woman, does a...
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Only Brides Are Invited Ad from Today’s Woman
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I found this ad randomly and could only trace i...
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Risky Investment Ad from F.N. Clark
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Risky Investment Ad from F.N. Clark

Financial, Business Opportunity

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A fantastic "fear of missing out" ad. They tap ...
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“Fear of Missing Out” Real Estate Ad from Parc Vendome
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Although the ad below only ran once for Rolls-R...
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“To The Man Who Is Afraid” Ad from Rolls Royce
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This ad, created by ad agency BBDO, is selling ...
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10,000 Families In Next 30 Days Ad by BBDO
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Back in the 70s, car buying wasn't about flashy...
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“Thinking About Buying” Campaign from Ford Motor Company
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The Newspaper Institute of America was the pion...
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“Want to Write, But Can’t Get Started” Ad from Newspaper Institute of America
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Legendary ad man, John Caples, created the ads ...
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“Quit Work Someday” Ad by John Caples
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The ads showcased below for Alexander Hamilton ...
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“Men Who Know It All” Ad by Bruce Barton (for Alexander Hamilton Institute)
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This 1959 ad for the Dow Jones Instant News Ser...
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Last 5 Minutes Ad from Dow Jones
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These print ads from SteinRoe Funds, which ran ...
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“Could Have” Ad Campaign from SteinRoe Funds
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The ultimate "fear of missing out" ad from none...
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“Fear of Losing Out” Print Ad from Army
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These 70s "for hire" ads from McCulloch Propert...
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“Did You Miss” Hiring Ads from McCulloch Properties

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