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Advertising For Dummies

Advertising For Dummies
Author: Gary Dahl
ISBN 13: 9780470045831
ISBN 10: 470045833
Edition: 2
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: 2007-01-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $21.99

So, you need to create an advertising campaign that brings in more customers, adds more dollars to your bottom line, and validates all the reasons you went into business in the first place. But how can you make your ad look and sound like champagne if your budget can only afford beer? Are you wasting your time trying to sell ice to an Eskimo?

The world of advertising can seem like a daunting place—but it doesn’t have to be. Advertising for Dummies coaches you through the process and shows you how to:

Identify and reach your target audience
Define and position your message
Get the most bang for your buck
Produce great ads for every medium
Buy the different media
Create buzz and use publicity
Research and evaluate your competition

Advertising for Dummies offers newbies a real-world look at the ins and outs of advertising—from online and print to TV, radio, and outdoor formats—to show you how you can easily develop and execute a successful campaign on any budget. Plus, you’ll find a glossary of common buzzwords you may encounter along the way so you can talk the talk like the advertising guru you (almost) are! With simple tips on how to write memorable ads and timeless lessons from the legends, this book is packed with everything you need to have people from New York to Los Angeles whistling your jingle.