Nike, a Billion Dollar Marketing Powerhouse, uses one of the ideas contained in these 30 Lessons, gained from Practical Adverting and Selling experience; an idea which can be used to successfully market everyday commodities like shoes, watches, clothing, food, pianos etc The wisdom in these ‘no-fluff added’ practical lessons, in Advertising and Selling, can easily be listened to during your commutes, while exercising, cooking and in-between slots like time on the John, or brushing your teeth. And then put them to work immediately after, for you or your clients' business. These 30 Lessons are presently in order, to get you fully immersed in the way you'll market your wares/products/services, from now on, which will allow you to: Stop advertising for your competitors. (This is crazy, but there are so many examples like Tesco/Sainsbury's Advertising for Aldi, IN their supermarket; where the customer is in the ultimate buying mood, or the USA for the Russian Space Program) Get business from the people that see your Ads. (That's why you're spending money right?) Use these ideas, and become effective in your marketing efforts. (That's my goal for you) These value-packed lessons will instruct you step by step: 1) How to effectively spend your small/large advertising Dollars. 2) Advertise so that people come to your online (brick-and-mortar) store to buy what you advertise, not go buy something similar from your competitor; thanks to your advertising reminding them! (This is Huge) 3) Use the profits that you will now rake in, to improve sales results, going forward. Because you also learn how to track your advertising spend, so you know the true effectiveness of your marketing efforts. Something most Advertising agencies, will not want to talk about. Return on your Ad Spends' Effectiveness. 4) Quit the Advertising Club where 70 - 100, yes 100% of Marketing spend go to die. (Imagine spending $5M, Five Flipping Million Dollars, and getting ZERO Sales, this is no joke) Get reading and Start reaching people in the most beneficial way for you or your clients business. Then go change the world for the better with your profits. Not Familiar with Ad Legend Guy R. Hubbart? This book contains Wisdom from Tested, Practical advertising and Selling experience, of a Master, who in this book with expert clarity and passion, demystifies all the cloud and “shrouded secrecy” in retail (direct to consumer) selling. Takes you through what an Ad Agency would do for you. Which means you'll learn how to get your copy material, in the proper format, to a printer if you'd like to make use of Print Ads like Newspapers and Magazines, as opposed to just digital (online) ads. His experience with the selling and merchandising, means, you can simply utilise these lessons in you or your clients' business today, knowing they work. Every business owner, whether in physical brick and mortar stores, or selling directly to your customers in web stores online. Should read this book, and put these lessons to work. What I love about creativity in advertising, is it levels the playing field. Whether you are a small business owner, or a humongous world dominating billion dollar company. As Guy says, the copywriter of a 'small store,' has no excuse to write bad copy just because they’re writing copy for a 'small' business. Remember, people are people. We all want, and desire safety, money, romance, status etc. So, use these practical lessons to finally advertise and sell and merchandise, with results. Stop the waste of 70 to 100% of your marketing and Advertising Dollars. Use these ideas, and become more effective in your marketing efforts. All the best! -Billy
For the last 150 years, advertising has created a consumer culture in the United States, shaping every facet of American life—from what we eat and drink to the clothes we wear and the cars we drive. • Includes original essays by noted cultural and advertising historians, commentators, and journalists • Provides analysis from experts in advertising and popular culture that places American advertising in historical and cultural context • Supplies a comprehensive examination of advertising history and its consequences across modern America • Presents an extensive analysis of the role of new media and the Internet • Documents why advertising is necessary, not only for companies, but in determining what being "an American" constitutes
Kiss & Sell: Writing for Advertising discusses different subjects and media, from print and broadcast to interactive media, as well as tactics and strategies employed by copywriters. Commentary, example and advice from leading players in the advertising world offer the aspiring professional important insight and meaningful guidance. Detailed explanations outline the aims of various work and how it was achieved. As a copywriter, your job is not to amuse or entertain, but rather to sell products. By examining the campaigns here, youll see why writing copy is as much a craft as it is an art, and, along the way, you'll learn how to succeed in this glamorous but cutthroat industry.
This entirely practical guide teaches you how to write ad copy that conveys your brand and converts clicks into sales, traffic, and sign-ups, while avoiding flashy, artistic ads that have zero selling power. Copywriter Chris Kennedy explains the rules for writing ads, describes ways to hit your advertising goals consistently, and shows how to craft ad copy for websites and social media. Because different audiences are receptive to different kinds of ads, Chris shows how to change your message and tone based on your target audience and customer persona. He also walks you through some common dos and don'ts and explains how internet advertising differs from traditional marketing. - Understand your audience. - Convert clicks to sales. - Hit your advertising goals. - Grab the reader's attention. - Research SEO keywords. - Keep content relevant. - Funnel readers to a final call-to-action instruction. - Improve the chances of acquiring new customers in your ads. - Avoid clickbait and dying trends. - Recognize the importance of choosing grammar and syntax carefully. - Master business-to-business etiquette. - Use search operators to conduct marketing research efficiently. Contents 1. Web Ads 2. Web Headlines 3. Choosing the Perfect Word or Phrase 4. Marketing to Businesses 5. Advanced Google Searches
Few applied disciplines are more sensitive to cross-cultural issues than marketing and consumer psychology. The chapters prepared for this volume reflect awareness of both similarities and differences within and across cultures. They include analyses of methodological issues, theoretical investigations of cultural and social values and their implications for marketing specialists, studies of gender- and sub-culture specific advertising, and investigations of advertising efforts in several different international markets. The scholars and advertising professionals who contributed these chapters will have much to say to consumer psychologists and marketing specialists alike.