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Unformatted text preview: interpretations. Advertising strategies: Showcase the product and its qualities. Showcase how the product will make you feel. Showcase how you will feel if you DON'T use the product—or—how others will regard you if you DON'T use the product. Showcase the future self you will become when you use the product. Subordinate utilitarian aspects of the product. Ex: Change soap can clean, stove can cook--to symbolic qualities and values—soap makes you irresistible, stove beautifies your kitchen, turns you into a great cook. Feature people in the ads--experts, celebrities--who are exemplars of reigning social values, say of wealth, fame, discrimination, or "class." Suggest the product in the ad will bring mystical powers of control and enchantment....
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Jacobs during the Winter '07 term at University of Michigan.
- Winter '07