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Advertising Techniques

Subject : business-skills
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1. Subsegments of a more general market.

2. Attention - Interest - Desire - Action

3. 1) see/hear 2) feel 3) think/understand 4) connect 5) believe 6) act/do

4. Indication of an important trend in marketing that is moving beyond two-way communication

5. Delivers numerical data

6. Two-way communication; a dialogue or conversation

7. Values and Lifestyle system - which categorizes consumers according to psychological traits that correlate to purchasing behaviors

8. Occurs when the consumer recognizes a need for a product

9. Records behaviors of consumers when exposed to product

10. Where advertisers stress positive qualities and ignore negatives

11. Focuses on all the elements of advertising

12. Intentionally do not finish a claim

13. Putting a commercial into the form of a game can be a fun way for you to get to know more about a product and spend more time with it

14. Meaningless or empty words that dont give specific details

15. Out-of-Context Quotations - Exploitation of Fears and Misgiving - Health Fraud - Credit Repair - Get Rick Quick Schemes - Supermarket Specials - Bait and Switch - Product Misrepresentation - Travel Fraud (you got a free holiday!)

16. The reaction the audience has to the message

17. Repeating words or sounds

18. A process which outlines the important players and steps

19. Uses a logical argument of fact to persuade you to buy the product

20. A disonest tatic where they lure a costemer for a bargain but then perswade them to buy something expensive

21. You can run the test over and over and get the same answer

22. Research that actually measures what it says it measures

23. Fiving us compliments to try to sell a product

24. Suggesting that association with a person or product can make you special

25. Developed for a brand or product line and evaluated annually

26. Culture- made up of tangible items (art - lit. - buildings - music) and intangible concepts (history - knowledge - laws - morals) that together define a group of people or a way of life - Corp. Culture- how various companies operate

27. 1)Divide them by type of market they represent B2B or B2C 2) Refer them to either as purchasers or customers - users - or influencers

28. Identifying the group that might be the most profitable audience and the most likely to respond to marketing communication

29. Statistics percentages - and numbers to convince you that this product is better than something else

30. More tightly focused on solving a particular marketing communication problem in a specified time.

31. Using test - statistics - or information that sounds scientific to prove that one product or person is better than another

32. If you buy something you will be the first to have it

33. Promoting a special ingredient may make you think the product works better than others

34. Informing you about how the product works or helps you

35. Tries to link a product - service or idea that is already desired by the target audience (Nike linked to victory.)

36. Group of people you use as a model for behavior in specific situations

37. S- source/ sender (advertiser) M- coded message (agency) C- Channels of communication (media) R- Receiver (target audience)

38. More than an exaggeration or hype-tells a complete falsehood (The Energizer Battery can light up the entire town.)

39. Tries to persuade by promising to give us something else (Discounts - coupons - free gifts are examples.)

40. A rhetorical question in which their really isnt an answer

41. Personal factors that affect the reception of an advertisement - such as the receivers needs - language skills - purchase history - info-processing abilities and other personal factors

42. Use jokes or laughter to get you engaged in a commercial

43. Dividing the market into groups of people who have similar characteristics in certain key product related areas.

44. Sensory images to get you interested in their product

45. Info that is collected for first from original sources

46. Using images and sounds to appeal to your senses: sight - touch - smell - etc.

47. Telling only positive things about something or someone - without giving evidence or facts

48. Descriptions of the target audience that read like a description of someone you know.

49. Taking a dangerous and fearful approach to a commercial

50. New brain- science approach to how people think