The Brilliant Mind of David Ogilvy

If your job is to sell, you can learn a lot from the Father of Advertising.

I have just devoured The Unpublished David Ogilvy, a collection of private communications – memos, letters, speeches and notes – that could tar even Don Draper as uncool.

David Ogilvy

This is one of the most engaging books I have ever read. It’s stacked page after page with insightful tips for anybody who runs a creative business.

I’m not a fan of Internet memes. But if there’s one man they were made for, it’s David Ogilvy.

His staccato blasts of common sense are something I try to come back to often.

For once, these are worth reading.

David Ogilvy Quotes, Memos and Letters

Ogilvy Quotes 1

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Ogilvy Big Ideas

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Ogilvy on Typography

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Ogilvy Company of Giants

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Ogilvy on Clients

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Ogilvy Nothing New

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Trumpeter Swans

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Ogilvy on Headline Copy

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Ogilvy Tips

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Ogilvy on Himself

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Ogilvy on Writing Copy

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ogilvy-on-himself

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Ogilvy on Christmas Cards

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Ogilvy on Going Home

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Ogilvy Quotes 2

Credit to Facebook.com/Ogilvy.

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Finch

A 29 year old high school dropout (slash academic failure) who sold his soul to make money from the Internet. This blog follows the successes, fuck-ups and ball gags of my career in affiliate marketing.

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