Ads That Changed The World

Ads That Changed The World

The first newspaper ad in America came way back in 1704 when someone was trying to sell a house on Long Island. Since then, the advertising industry has undergone a huge transformation. Over the years, we’ve seen dozens of ads that have done much more than just convince us to buy a product or service. The very best campaigns have impacted the way we communicate and interact with one another, from the coffee breaks we enjoy, to clothes we wear to work, to the videos we share online. Keeping that in mind, here are 14 ads that have shaped our culture. See them on Pinterest 14 Ads That Changed The World | Business Insider India Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

9 Things You Need To Know About Data Big and Small

There are many great resources that detail the benefits of Big Data. But with the Big Data journey barely really beginning, it seems opportune, even for an excited proponent of how it can help us, to express a few cautionary notes on Data, Big and Small Source: 9 Things You Need To Know About Data Big and Small Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think attribution is in error email us

10 Robin Williams Quotes From the Man Who Inspired Us With Laughter

10 Robin Williams Quotes From the Man Who Inspired Us With Laughter

The death of Robin Williams silenced one of Hollywood’s most famous voices. An animated and prolific performer, Williams was known for colorful and thoughtful personality. With more than 100 acting roles and charismatic personality out of character, the actor touched fans with his words. Keep Williams’ spirit alive through some of his most memorable quotes that capture his powerful voice both on screen and off. See them om Pinterest TAP Source: 10 Robin Williams Quotes From the Man Who Inspired Us With Laughter Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us  

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit

Sweetness was meant to be irresistible. We are born with a sweet tooth. Babies drink in sugar with their mother’s milk. Sweetness represents an instant energy boost, a fuel that kept our ancestors going in a harsher world where taste buds evolved to distinguish health-giving ripeness and freshness from the dangers of bitter, sour, toxic foods. Sugar gives us drug-like pleasures – lab rats deprived of their sugar-water fix exhibit classic signs of withdrawal. When things are going well, we blissfully say, “Life is sweet.” And now sweetness is linked with death and disease. Source: Sugar: the evolution of a forbidden fruit – The Globe and Mail Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

Why We’re Valuing Facebook Fans All Wrong

Why We’re Valuing Facebook Fans All Wrong

Brands are shouting from the rooftops about how many Facebook fans they have – and the number of “likes” does help you spread your message through the news feeds of your fans (more on that tomorrow). But let’s recognize it takes literally one click of one finger to “like” a brand. On the commitment scale, that’s a far cry from getting a tattoo. Source: Mistake Math – Why We’re Valuing Facebook Fans All Wrong | Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

Crush Your Competitors on Facebook with these 7 Small Business Marketing Ideas

Know what social media networks to focus on Optimize your profile on that network Communicate your brand personality Build a strong fan base Create great content that engages Measure & analyze what’s working & not working Integrate social media with your other marketing channels Source: Crush Your Competitors on Facebook with these 7 Small Business Marketing Ideas Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

The Extraordinary Evolution of Scissors

The Extraordinary Evolution of Scissors

Since the ancient Egyptians who supposedly invented them, scissors have been a constant in human civilization. After knives, they’re likely the most common household object the average person owns. The following collection of images shows how many forms and surprising types of scissors have emerged since two blades were connected at the handles by a flexible strip of curved metal, three or four thousand years ago. From scissors used on the moon to the battlefield, check them out. Check them out on Pinterest. Source: The Extraordinary Evolution of Scissors Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

The mall of the future: It’s nothing like today

The mall of the future: It’s nothing like today

Forget the fluorescent-lit indoor mall that’s been synonymous with shopping for years. The future of retail will look starkly different 25 years out. Full-body scanners that take your measurements, and recommend the clothes that best fit your body. Seamless checkouts that can be done from inside the dressing room or on your mobile phone, eliminating the need to wait in line. Innovations like these are already threatening to become mainstream. And, as consumers shift a larger chunk of their spending toward the Web—where they’re offered a seemingly endless pipeline of products—experts say bricks-and-mortar locations need to undergo a complete makeover to stay relevant in future decades. Source: The mall of the future: It’s nothing like today Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

The Beginner’s Guide to Ad Tech

The Beginner’s Guide to Ad Tech

Getting familiar with the lexicon of digital advertising quickly paves the way for future growth and success, but it’s no easy feat. Before a person can begin to master the concepts that make ad tech tick, they must understand the vocabulary. To facilitate the process, here’s a mini dictionary with the terms and phrases you’ll need to know to be successful. Source: The Beginner’s Guide to Ad Tech | Yashi Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

Family Dollar and the slow, surprising death of the discount store

Family Dollar and the slow, surprising death of the discount store

What has happened to that great American archetype, the penny-pinching bargain shopper? Americans were once known to love a good deal; this is the country that invented ending every price with “$.99″ Add to that the US economy has been less than robust for the past six years, marked by a recession leading into a rocky, dissatisfying recovery that includes a weak housing market and 10 million people out of work. Source: Family Dollar and the slow, surprising death of the discount store | Money | theguardian.com Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

American Consumers Aren’t Retail’s Top Priority Anymore

American Consumers Aren’t Retail’s Top Priority Anymore

Chinese consumers have retailers’ undivided attention. Companies like Procter & Gamble and Unilever have ambushed Chinese customers with tailored assortments like green tea-flavored toothpaste. Consumer brands like Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Old Navy are aggressively building stores in mainland China. Source: American Consumers Aren’t Retail’s Top Priority Anymore | Business Insider India Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us

10 Emerging Video Advertising Trends & Strategies to Watch

10 Emerging Video Advertising Trends & Strategies to Watch

A good deal of the growth seen recently in digital video advertising is due to comparisons between video ads and conventional advertising. The most successful brands target users with online video advertising based on age or gender, but also to appeal to people who are not inside the norms. Giving users the power to choose and letting them select the ad they wish to watch, allows for more precise targeting and more engaged users. Keeping abreast with the newly emerging video advertising trends & strategies will keep video advertising costs low, and still ensure that you target the proper demographic groups. Source: 10 Emerging Video Advertising Trends & Strategies to Watch Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source. If you think these are wrongly attributed email us