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Advertising Techniques

Subject : business-skills
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1. A celeberty or famous fiqure that is endorcing a product

2. A process which outlines the important players and steps

3. 1) To feel safe and secure 2) To feel comfortable 3) To be cared for and connected to others 4) To be desired by others 5) To be free to do what we want 6) To grow and become more 7) To serve others and give back 8) To be surprised and excited 9) T

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

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

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

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

8. To show loyalty patriotisim to the country

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

10. Claims that a product is a simple solution for your life (Using a specific brand will instantly make your life better.)

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

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

13. The reaction the audience has to the message

14. Using costumers fond memories to buy a product

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

16. Delivers numerical data

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

18. How individuals or groups select - purchase - use - or dispose of products - as well as the needs and wants that motivate these behaviors

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

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

21. Advertisers assure us that their products are foolproof and easy to use.

22. Advertising and marketing communication plan; outlines all of the communication activities needed to deliver on business and marketing objectives in terms of communication objectives

23. Many products are nearly identical

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

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

26. Background research that uses available published info about a topic

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

28. Sensory images to get you interested in their product

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

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

31. Records behaviors of consumers when exposed to product

32. Compares the product to its competetors

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

34. Appeals to costumers disire to be different from everybody else

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

36. 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!)

37. Most popular demographic used by advertisers

38. Advertisers sometimes lead us to believe that we will miss an important opportunity if we don't buy their product right awasy. This techniques might come in the form of a limited-time offer or an indication that only a very limited quantity of the pr

39. 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

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

41. Taking a dangerous and fearful approach to a commercial

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

43. Technique that uses sentimental images - sounds - and words (Using a cute teddy bear to sell your product.)

44. New brain- science approach to how people think

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

46. Personnal attacks people do to discredit their ideas

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

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

49. Fiving us compliments to try to sell a product

50. Personal behavior and how the behavior reflects the speed with which people are willing to try something new