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Vintage real estate ads as marketing inspiration

If you’re looking for inspiration for your print or web marketing campaign, one option is to look backward in time. Vintage advertisements frequently feature amazing typography and rely on age old sales methods to garner attention.

One of the biggest shifts in advertising this century has been the amount of text used. In the economy of attention, fewer words prevail, so vintage ads tend to appear more like a magazine article (you couldn’t exactly Google specs, right?).

Take a look at some interesting vintage real estate related ads and see if giving your next campaign or even blog article a vintage flair:






Did any of the above ads get your creative juices flowing? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!

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Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.

15 Comments

15 Comments

  1. MH for Movoto

    February 14, 2011 at 1:26 pm

    God, I just love these. “blast-resistant” – fantastic.

  2. Jake

    April 7, 2011 at 10:14 am

    Thanks for sharing these, Lani. I LOVE the retro style and more over the old school way of doing business is where it’s at as well!

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