Overture; How to produce advertising that sells; Jobs in advertising - and how to get them; How to run an advertising agency; How to get clients; Open letter to a client in search of an agency; Wanted: a renaissance in print advertising; How to make TV commercials that sell; Advertising corporations; How to advertise foreign travel; The secrets of success in business-to-business advertising; Direct mail, my first love and secret weapon; Advertising for good causes; Competing with Procter & Gamble; 18 Miracles of research; What little I know about marketing; Is America still top nation?; Lasker, Resor, Rubicam, Burnett, Hopkins and Bernbach; What's wrong with advertising?; I predict 13 changes; Reading list; Index.
In 1948, David Ogilvy founded the agency that would become Ogilvy & Mather. Starting with no clients and a staff of two, he built his company into one of the eight largest advertising networks in the world. He wrote the bestselling book Ogilvy on Advertising. Sadly, he died in 1999.