Friday, December 28, 2018

20 Years Ago on Dec. 28, 1998 -- More Mega Sale

December 28, 1998: Another promo for the Mega Sale. At least we used a better graphic this time. Then another top 10-ish list. We used a lot of Top 10s, until we got guidance a while later that odd numbers seemed to get better clickthroughs:

[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the home page, which relaunched with a new design on July 14, 1998. I printed screencaps and saved them. 20 years later, I'm scanning them in and posting them with a little commentary under the tag #20YearsAgoOnAOLcom.]

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