Viking Banner Ads
TheMarketingTeacher is pleased to offer items from Warlord Marketing. This particular resource is from the Viking Digital line and includes a quality eBook (pdf), a video version and an audio version. You and your students can learn in a variety of ways.
Banner advertising has come a long way since its humble beginnings centuries ago. Yes, that’s right… centuries ;)
Flip through any old newspaper or publication from the American colonial era and you’ll find rectangular banner ads pitching everything from beer to stockings, complete with a main image, carefully chosen brand colors, a motto or unique selling proposition, and even a call-to-action!
Of course, we’re not here to discuss old print banner ads for stylish powdered wigs or state-of-the-art wooden dentures (although it is useful to remember how long the ancestors of today’s digital banners have been around). In this guide, we’re going to discuss modern digital banner ads in all their glory. So, for starters, what are they?