Once you've chosen your online (or offline) business, you'll need to direct traffic to your website(s). Many business and marketing newbies have little extra operating cash for advertising. The informative articles and the site links should prove helpful. All the ad sites shown here are free to join and use. Your credit card is never asked for unless you decide to upgrade.

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for a list of clickable banners to the sites.

*** Please note that you cannot use traffic exchanges if you are running AdSense on your website! Google doesn't like it, and you will likely end up forfeiting your AdSense earnings. ***

A History of Advertising

History of Advertising

The Ancient Greeks and Romans had advertising, did you know that? Oh, yes. They would print their ads on papyrus and circulate them by hand or put them up on a wall for public viewing.

If you're interested, you could go to ancient Arabia or even to Pompeii to see still existence remains of advertising there.

These people put the 'history' in the history of advertising.

Boy, have we come a long way since that time. We no longer use paintings on walls to promote business and people, we have modern communications and Google for that.

This interesting article about the history of advertising is a summary of sorts. It takes you through ad development and is quite enjoyable. You'd think it a very long read but it's not. It's more like an abridged version presented in an entertaining fashion. It's worth taking a few minutes to read. Who knows, you might even learn something.

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