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The Evolution of Advertising: How Consumers Won the War for Their Attention (SLIDE SHOW)

When you know the history about something, it allows you to better understand it.

It also allows you to understand more about how to use and

That is true when it comes to advertising.

Listen to this description of this slide show from Hubspot called “The Evolution of Advertising: How Consumers Won the War for Their Attention“…

“You’re more likely to survive a plane crash than click a banner ad. Crazy, right? Consumers have learned to tune out advertising, but believe it or not, there was a time when products weren’t branded, ad agencies didn’t exist, and advertising as a profession was unheard of.

“In this epic, must-see presentation, we explore the ENTIRE history and evolution of advertising to unveil how a comprehensive (yet digestible) timeline of advertising milestones led to an epidemic of consumer indifference, as well as what marketers can do about it to reach consumers in the years ahead.

Don’t be discouraged by the 472 slides — 29.39% of those are dedicated to awesome pictures and animations that make this a breeze to get through.

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