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A (Kind of) Brief History of Marketing (Infographic)

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What a long, strange trip it's been for marketing. From the first magazine published in 1741, to the first billboards in the late 1800s, the art of getting the public's attention and turning it into sales has gone through a dramatic evolution over the past few hundred years.

The infographic below, from marketing software maker Hubspot, details marketing's journey through mediums and methods.

 

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A (Kind of) Brief History of Marketing (Infographic)

Kathleen Davis

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Kathleen Davis is the former associate editor at Entrepreneur.com.