David Ogilvy

David Ogilvy says He is a Lousy Copywriter

Everyone knows who David Ogilvy is.

He is probably one of the worlds greatest “ad men” and the likely inspiration to Mad Men. In 1948, David started Ogilvy & Mather, an advertising agency responsible for some of the world’s most iconic ad campaigns such as Dove beauty products featuring real women, and American Express’ “Don’t Leave Home without it”. However, not many people know that he is a lousy copywriter, at least, not in the traditional sense.

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Five Magazines You Have Never Read

by: Ilya Vedrashko

Someone famous (Ogilvy?) said that it was a good idea to make a habit of picking up magazines that are outside of your usual set.

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