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Just Do It!

Atlantic Magazine, March 2015, "The Big Question"

Q: What is the best advertising campaign of all time?

Martin Lindstrom, author, Buyology: Truth and Lies about Why We Buy

In 1987, the night before presenting a $25 million campaign to Nike, the ad executive Dan Wieden needed a theme to tie together some half a dozen seemingly unrelated TV commercials. The last words of Gary Gilmore, a murderer who had just been executed in Utah, came to mind: "Let's do it." The next year, Nike launched "Just Do It," a campaign that is still running and inspiring billions of people.
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