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Advertising Techniques

Subject : business-skills
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1. Descriptions of the target audience that read like a description of someone you know.

2. A message to the consumer about a brand. It gets attention and provides info - sometimes even a bit of entertainment

3. Compile info about the product - the product category - competitors - and other details of the marketing environment

4. Primary tool used to evaluate strengths - weaknesses - opportunities and threats

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

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

7. Questions behavior of the consumer and quality of the product

8. Using symbols to suggest an association with a positive influence

9. Identifies people who are in the market for the product

10. 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

11. Telling you what to do---"Buy today!" - "Vote now!"

12. Need recognition--> Evaluation of Alternatives--> Purchase Decision--> Postpurchase Evaluation

13. 1) Provide Info 2) Serve as a means of personal comparison 3) Offer guidance

14. Compares the product to its competetors

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

16. A belief that if you buy this product then your apart of an elite club

17. Psychological- state of mind - needs - wants - satisfaction - personality Social/ Cultural- Culture - Social class - family - demographic Behavioral- Quantity usage - brand relationship innovation Market Segment- target audience Norms - Val

18. Using superlatives (greatest - best - fastest) - comparatives (better - improved - increased) - and hyperbole to try to hype up the product

19. Builds trustworthyness/credability of product

20. Records behaviors of consumers when exposed to product

21. Most popular demographic used by advertisers

22. Where advertisers stress positive qualities and ignore negatives

23. Hinders the consumer's reception of the message - includes technical and socioeconomic trends that affect the reception of the message

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

25. To show loyalty patriotisim to the country

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

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

28. People devoted to a particular brand. E.g. HOG;Harley Owners Group

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

30. Two-way communication; a dialogue or conversation

31. Argues against an idea by claiming it is the first step that will result in a complete change (If we ban smoking in restaurants - they will eventual ban unhealthy food - too.)

32. Involves the researcher actually living the life of the people or group being studied.

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

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

35. May cover a more specific division of the company; focused on maximizing profit

36. A type of testimonial - usually scientists - professors - and other professionals advocating for a product/idea

37. Gives the illusion that if someone else has it then i should have it too

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

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

40. Delivers numerical data

41. 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!)

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

43. Uncovers critical info that becomes the basis for strategic planning

44. If you use this product - you will be just like the people in the ad

45. Focuses on all the elements of advertising

46. An appeal that deals with time - creates a sense of urgency

47. Connects to audience emotions to win them over to your product

48. Subsegments of a more general market.

49. Refers to lifestyle and psychological characteristics (activities - values - interest - attitudes - opinions)

50. Showing or announcing a discounted price can make a product look better