History of Digital Marketing

Throughout the centuries there are key events that have shaped our definition of marketing and this unique form of communication between company and consumer.

Although not a new concept, marketing has evolved significantly since the start of the digital age. With the internet boom and the creation of different online mediums, digital marketing has either accompanies or has entirely replaced traditional, offline marketing.

Take a read through our interactive MintTwist Digital Timeline and discover more about these pivotal moments.

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With the invention of the printing press in 1440 by Holy Roman Empire Johannes Gutenberg, businesses began plastering posters on walls and doors within their communities. The first poster advertisement in English was placed on church doors in London in 1492.