In the digital age, the word “marketing” conjures a mental image of interactive banner ads and touch-screen technology. But before there were ever-changing billboards ads, companies relied on basic methods to advertise their goods and services. In fact, there was a time when painting a company’s name on a wall was groundbreaking. As technology advanced, so did advertising.

Take a look at these advertising firsts that shaped the industry’s future.

Advertising Moments History