Informative advertising is a communication used to

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Unformatted text preview: get market, (2) set advertising objectives, (3) set the advertising budget, (4) depict their product or service, (5) evaluate and select the media, (6) create the ad, and (7) assess the impact of the ad. Id e n t if y t h r e e o b je c t iv e s o f a d v e r t is in g . All advertising campaigns are designed to either inform, persuade, or remind customers. Informative advertising is a communication used to create and build brand awareness. Persuasive advertising is a communication used to motivate consumers to take action. F inally, reminder advertising is a communication used to remind or prompt repurchases. De scr ib e th e d iffe r e n t ways th at ad v e r tise r s ap p e al to co n su me r s. Advertising appeals are either informational or emotional. Informational appeals influence purchase decisions with factual information and strong arguments built around relevant key benefits that encourage consumers to evaluate the brand favorably. Emotional appeals indicate how the product satisfies emotional desires rather than utilitarian needs. Id e n tify th e v ar io u s typ e s o f me d ia. F irms can use mass media channels like newspapers or television to reach large numbers of anonymous audience members. Niche media, such as cable television and specialty magazines, are generally used to reach narrower segments with unique demographic characteristics or interests. When choosing the media, firms must match their objectives to the media. Also, certain media are better at reaching a particular target audience than others. connect.mcg r aw- hill.com/connect/hmEBook.do?setTab= sectionTabs 1/2 9/15/13 M cGr aw- Hill Connect - Ebook Id e n t if y a g e n c ie s t h a t r e g u la t e a d v e r t is in g . Advertising is regulated by a plethora of federal and state agencies. T he most important federal agencies are the F T C, which protects consumers against general deceptive advertising; the F CC, which has jurisdiction over radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable and covers issues regarding the use of tobacco products and objectionable langu...
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