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The Advertising Executive Infographic Shows the Evolution of the Industry

 - Sep 20, 2011
References: blog.buysellads & adverblog
If you're missing Mad Men as much as I am, I'm sure you'll enjoy the Evolution of the Advertising Executive infographic adequately soothing. Courtesy of, the infographic skips over the Wild West days of advertising, and starts off with the perfect picture of the Don Draper-esque ad man. From this tobacco-driven era we are transported to the '80s where exciting electronics, like Apple computers, are driving the market and MTV is providing to be the ideal place to market to youths.

From there we move to the techie, bowled over by the Internet and the fast pace culture of electronics, and finally we come to the present day where we see social media has revolutionized the marketing strategies of corporations and their agencies. It may not be as glamorous as donning the perfect skinny tie and downing a scotch on the rocks, but at least you're not liable to pass out under your desk. Ease your Mad Men craving with this the Evolution of the Advertising Executive infographic.