best small ads & classifieds
Examples of clever small ads and business cards that work well at attracting attention and communicating big messages.
Wonderfully Friendly & Noticeable Logo – Barbiere Belgian Ale
It is easy to imagine this logo as a die cut cut-out roadside sign for a barber shop. (It’s noticeable and unexpected, though perhaps not as irresistible as a beer logo.)
Testimonial vs. Command or Benefits Headlines
Which of these two ads do you find more enticing? The testimonial on the left or the traditional command/benefits headline approach on the right?
Great Website Favicon | Georgia Aquarium
It’s difficult to come up with a brilliant favicon graphic when you’re limited to 16 x 16 pixels. GeorgiaAquarium nailed it by adding fishtail to the large letter ‘G’
Shocking Headline for Small Banner Ad | Clear Rear
With its unexpected wording, we found it hard to resist clicking on this banner (the competing content has been grayed out slightly). And the conversational tone of the ad’s landing page does a great job of paying off on the headline and discussing a somewhat uncomfortable topic. To create a sense of urgency, the wording […]
Business Card Looks Like Slice of Bread | San Fran Bakery – Jukebox Print
What a wonderful business card… but so many of the ideas from Jukebox Print are amazing: instagram.com/jukeboxprint