Browsing: David Ogilvy

12 steps to copywriting brilliance

Ever wondered how David Ogilvy wrote an ad? Well wonder no more, because Letters of Note has shown us with a response to a question from Mr. Calt that is featured in The Unpublished David Ogilvy: A Selection of His Writings from the Files of His Partners.

An ode to the ‘father of advertising’

Happy 100th birthday David Ogilvy. No doubt he’ll be smoking a pipe and spitting out acerbic one-liners wherever it is that admen go to play their harps. And if he were still alive he’d have hours of fun writing stabby, beautifully crafted columns to add to the traditional versus new media debate.