The ever-evolving nature of the digital media is quickly re-writing the rulebook of advertising and marketing. Using technological innovations and our online habits, advertisers have a variety of new promotional opportunities at their disposal that bring products and services to the public's attention. This book examines the cultural, commercial, creative and regulatory practices of advertising in these digital environments. From viral campaigns and in-game advertising, to audience profiling and dataveillance, this book gives a comprehensive exploration of digital advertising. It traces the growth of digital media uses, starting with its use as fringe advertising media and moving beyond the pop-up to become a dominant global advertising media form. Taking a look at the advantages, disadvantages and ethical dilemmas of using digital media, the text encourages readers to consider their own ideas about the field. The chapters combine industry and critical perspectives alongside inspiring example material and interviews with senior figures in the international advertising industry. Analysing key theories and emergent trends in the field, Digital Advertising explains complex ideas in a truly accessible way. Insightful, intriguing and informative, this book offers the big picture on the world of digital advertising today and looks at its possibilities for tomorrow. It is ideal reading for students of Media and Communication Studies, Advertising, Marketing and Business Studies.
Advertising and Reality: A Global Study of Representation and Content offers, for the first time, an extensive study of the way our life is represented in advertising. Leading scholars from different countries, who specialize in marketing communication and media studies, review and analyze different advertising contents and give us a truly cross-cultural view of the matter. Among the contents that are thoroughly discussed throughout the book one finds sexuality, violence, family activities, gender roles, vocations, minorities roles, periodical reconstruction and more. This book provides an up-to-date picture of the way modern life is portrayed in the most popular format of marketing communication worldwide.
The recent trend toward a multifaceted business environment that is global rather than strictly national in nature makes it increasingly important for advertising and communication professionals to understand the principles and practices of marketing and advertising planning in international markets. Kaynak presents both a comprehensive guide to the social, cultural, technological, political, and economic influences that affect the international advertising business and a practical handbook on specific advertising processes and practices. The author shows that in most cases, advertising systems, practices, and procedures vary from one country to another and that these differences are related to differences in the respective countries' demographic, socio-economic, cultural, and technological development. Kaynak fully examines these different approaches, offering the reader a detailed and practical look at how advertising is done in other countries and why it is done that way. Among the topics Kaynak treats in-depth are the internationalization of advertising agencies, the legal restraints on international advertising, and the relationship between advertising and socio-economic development. Case examples of international, multinational and transnational firms and advertising agencies are used to illustrate the transition from a general international advertising planning approach to specific international advertising policy and strategy development. Separate chapters devoted to comparative advertising systems and cross-cultural/national advertising explore the reasons for similarities and differences in advertising practices and examine in detail particular advertising strategies and tactics. Throughout, Kaynak takes into account the practical concerns of advertising professionals, making this an excellent resource for both current and aspiring advertising managers and executives.
Sport is the most universal feature of popular culture. It crosses language barriers and slices through national boundaries, attracting both spectators and participants, to a common lingua franca of passions, obsessions and desires. This book brings to light the connections between sport and culture. It argues that although sport is obviously a source of pleasure, it is also part of the government of everyday life. The creation of a sporting calendar, movements of rational recreation and the development of physical education in the public sector, are read as ways of disciplining and shaping urban-industrial populations. In addition, sport is examined as a principal front of globalization. The sports process draws together dispersed communities and generates economic wealth. The book demonstrates how commodification, bureaucratization and ideology are fundamental to the organization of sporting cultures.
Advertising today is not only under sterner scrutiny by the various federal regulatory and judicial bodies but is also facing an ominous storm of public criticism because of certain abuses. One of the big questions troubling advertisers, agencies and media is whether advertising will be subject to increasingly stringent governmental controls or whether it will forestall such action by mature self-regulation. InAdvertising at the Crossroads the author has attempted to face the issue squarely and realistically, and to point out several constructive measures that advertising must initiate in its self-interest.
First published in 1952.
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