13 Interesting Headlines/Ads From Success Magazine in May 1906
It's fascinating to see products and services being advertised 116 years ago, that could still be advertised today.
1. Learn To Write Advertisements
2. Earn Money With Your Camera
3. How To Breathe For Health Strength And Endurance
4. Leaves From The Diary of the LATE John Smith
Using fear...poor guy kept meaning to get life insurance but he didn't and died.
5. I Will Make You A Prosperous Business Man
6. Get Out of The Shell
An ad for Grape-Nuts
7. This Book FREE
Tells how to preserve the natural beauty of the hair.
8. A Victor For Every Purse
9. We Ship This High-Grade Buggy and Harness on Approval
I'd love to know what % didn't pay and how they got them back.
10. $1282 A Month Writing Expert Shorthand
This was a HUGE amount of money to earn in 1906. My grandfather was a stenographer in the early 1920s and made $1200 year!
11. $513 Clear Profit in 51 Days
Ad for box ball bowling alley set up.
12. Fasten your papers together securely by using Washburne’s patent adjustable OK paper fasteners
It's like if paper clips were taking out ads in magazines