We all hate history lessons, but it’s important to know where you’ve been to know where you’re going.
It’s hard to say when advertising actually started, because people have been trying to sell and trade things since the beginning of time. To sell something, at least some form of persuasion must be used. It is subjective whether this is advertising or not, so we will just start with organized American advertising. Take a look at our timeline to see where it all began! Where do you think advertising will be in the future?