Something fun for your Friday! 15 of the greatest marketing innovations of all time!


fun retrospective from Inc.com of marketing at its best over the centuries!

From the first known product labels that were clay seals with cuneiform inscriptions sealing jars of foodstuffs in ancient Sumeria (circa 3400 BC) to today’s viral videos.

Interesting that today, “freeware is all the range on smartphones, but the basic idea was pioneered in the Victorian period, when razor companies began giving away razors in order to sell blades. The innovation is credited to King Camp Gillette, but in fact Gillette was the one of the last firms to adopt this marketing model.”

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