1960s Handbook - Confessions of an Advertising Man
“The two most powerful words you can use in a headline are FREE and NEW. You can seldom use FREE, but you can always use NEW.” So says ad man David Ogilvy in his 1963 tell-all Confessions of an Advertising Man. Still considered the de facto guide on modern advertising, Confessions lays out in fine print the strategies the door-to-door salesman turned “Father of Advertising”...
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