"Each country's resources fall into three categories: General Business, General Research, and Advertising and Marketing. The General Business category provides Internet resources on e-commerce, Internet, or international trade environments, as well as electronic marketplaces. The General Research category consists mostly of Internet resources that provide market research and statistical information about a country's economic and social well-being, general statistical methodology resources are also included. The Advertising and Marketing category contains resources with information on advertising and marketing industries."--BOOK JACKET.
Building on its established structure and reputation, the fifth edition of "Marketing Communications "is geared toward students studying marketing or business studies at undergraduate level and postgraduate students on marketing related programmes. The book is also an invaluable resource for students studying for professional marketing qualifications, most notably those studying courses offered by the Chartered Institute of Marketing. "Marketing Communications "adopts a critical perspective of the subject and unlike other texts in the field, which adopt a 'how-to' approach, this text provides readers with an insight into the 'why' about marketing communications. Comprehensive web site Enhance your teaching/learning with materials available on the companion web site. Visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/fill to access outline answers to the MiniCase questions, an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides and, NEW TO THIS EDITION, podcasts, video and direction to key academic papers on marketing communications. There are opportunities for students and tutors to share their marketing communications essays, thoughts, ideas, and favourite campaigns and papers. About the author Chris Fill is Principal Lecturer in Marketing and Strategic Management at the University of Portsmouth. He is the Senior Examiner for the "Marketing Communications" module offered by the Chartered Institute of Marketing on the Professional Diploma programme and he is also responsible for the module "Managing Corporate Reputation" on the newly revised Postgraduate Diploma programme. 'This new edition is a superb text that covers the core areas of the subject area as well as the latest and contemporary developments that have impacted companies and consumers. Students will find this book interesting to read, with many relevant case studies, vignettes with questions, figures and diagrams that provide clear connections between theory and practice.' Professor T. C. Melewar PhD, Professor of Marketing and Strategy, Brunel University "'Marketing Communications" engages and stimulates the reader with interesting, contemporary and beautifully presented imagery and examples. This is an invaluable resource and should be on the bookshelf of every serious student of advertising and marketing.' Marian Norwood, Course Director BSc Hons Advertising, University of Ulster All Island Marketing Award Winner 'This book has always been THE definitive marketing communications 'authority' - but this new edition has superseded all my expectations in terms of delivering an exciting and authoritative text which stimulates the reader and explores the most apt and crucial contemporary key issues for tomorrow's recession-proof marketing communicators.' Dr Ruth Ashford, PhD, Chartered Marketer, MCIM, MAM, AIPM Head of Marketing and Retail Division, MMU Business School
This timely handbook brings academic excellence to international advertising research in the form of 28 contributions from over 40 leading scholars. The handbook’s comprehensive treatment highlights existing knowledge, reports major findings across the subject, and recommends directions and agendas for future research. Fills the existing gap between the rapid growth in scholarly research on international advertising and the pressing need for more high-quality research in the area Covers 28 major areas in international advertising research, with contributions from more than 40 international advertising scholars based in over 10 countries or territories Comprehensive treatment includes the history of international advertising, audiences and media, strategy and execution, content effects, regulation, ethics, and advertising education Highlights existing knowledge in international advertising, reports major findings on a broad range of topics, and offers expert recommendations on directions for future research Contributors represent the most highly respected academics among international advertising researchers
This single-volume reference provides an alternative to traditional marketing research methods handbooks, focusing entirely on the new and innovative methods and technologies that are transforming marketing research and practice. Including original contributions and case studies from leading global specialists, this handbook covers many pioneering methods, such as: Methods for the analysis of user- and customer-generated data, including opinion mining and sentiment analysis Big data Neuroscientific techniques and physiological measures Voice prints Human–computer interaction Emerging approaches such as shadowing, netnographies and ethnographies Transcending the old divisions between qualitative and quantitative research methods, this book is an essential tool for market researchers in academia and practice.
'In this era of 'snackable' content which satisfies only in the moment, it's great to have a comprehensive Advertising Handbook which one can consult repeatedly. The references are comprehensive and the Handbook opens up many key areas for practitioners' - Hamish Pringle, Director General, IPA 'Finally, a Handbook of Advertising that brings the field up-to-date. I am impressed with its comprehensive coverage of topics and the distinguished specialists who have shared their key findings with us' - Philip Kotler, Kellogg School of Management 'When trying to make sense of the mystifying world of advertising, academics and practitioners often seem to inhabit separate universes. Not in this Handbook. For once, the best brains from each side genuinely collude – with constructive results. Wise agencies will read it before their clients do' - Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP 'This mighty tome brings together a vast range of views of advertising based on deep experience and scholarship. For practitioners and academics alike, it will be a voyage of discovery and enlightenment' - Lord (Maurice) Saatchi, Chairman, M&C Saatchi 'This magnificent volume captures all we need to know about how advertising works and its context' - Baroness (Peta) Buscombe, Director General, Advertising Association, London Advertising is a field that has attracted a great deal of academic attention, but to date there has been no summarising of the state of the art of research. This far reaching and scholarly Handbook is edited by two highly respected and trusted thinkers in the field and includes contributions from leading academics based in both the UK and the USA. Tim Ambler and Gerald J Tellis archive their aim of setting advertising and the theory that underpins it in its historical and societal context, show-casing the most significant advertising research questions of our time and pointing readers in the direction of future avenues for fruitful investigation. The SAGE Handbook of Advertising would be a welcome addition to any marketing academics bookshelf.
This concise textbook provides a comprehensive and clear overview of advertising theory and practice. Each chapter covers the essential aspects of the subject matter, provides a supplement for teaching and acts as a valuable revision guide. Split over three core parts, the book begins with a consideration of the role and function of advertising, the customer journey, advertising theory, planning and strategy, and moves on to the creative development process, media planning and strategy. The final chapter considers the industry as a whole and the reality of practice, outlining roles within agencies to highlight employability opportunities to students. To aid learning, each chapter contains brief real-life examples and includes questions to encourage the reader to consider how practical examples can be applied. Written by a renowned textbook author, this short-form textbook is suitable for students at all levels studying advertising. For undergraduates, the book provides a valuable support for traditional or blended online teaching. For postgraduate and MBA students, as well as those studying for professional qualifications, the book also provides a valuable resource.
Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here `I see this book as an important addition to the marketing literature. A weakness in critical approaches to marketing is that they are often not made easily accessible to undergraduate students. Chris Hackley has done a wonderful job in producing a rigorous text that remedies this situation and makes critical perspectives accessible to all' - Professor Rob Lawson, University of Otago Does marketing really work for organizations, managers and citizens? How can marketing management be studied and practised critically? This key text introduces the essentials of critical thinking within the field of marketing in easy to read and understandable terms. Integrating critical perspectives with the topics of the typical marketing curriculum, Chris Hackley has produced an indispensable supporting text for upper level, undergraduate and postgraduate Marketing courses. A wide range of issues are covered including: - Historical origins and influences in marketing - Introduction to the concepts of Critical Theory - Marketing ‘orientation’ and the marketing ‘mix’ - Critique of marketing principles - Marketing and strategy - The role of research in marketing - Marketing and managerial ideology - Marketing ethics Each chapter includes Chapter Review questions, Case studies reflecting issues in the chapters, along with supporting case questions and reflections, as well as stimulating practical examples.
In the past few decades, attention has turned to the need to apply commercial marketing concepts, knowledge, and techniques to promote goods, services, and actions that enhance consumer well-being and social welfare through socially and environmentally responsible advertising, for example, recycling promotions. Critics argue, however, that for-profit advertisers who endorse social responsibility are inherently serving commercial purposes and diluting the value of socially responsible advertising. Scholars in many fields—advertising, marketing, communications, and psychology—explore ways to encourage consumers, companies, and policymakers to adopt socially responsible behaviours, and to provide theoretical and practical insights regarding effective applications of pro-social and pro-environmental marketing messages. This book comprises ten chapters that contribute to advertising theory, research, and practice by providing an overview of current and diverse research that compares, contrasts, and reconciles conflicting views regarding social and environmental advertising; uncovering individual differences in perception of advertising messages and their consequences for social and environmental behaviours; reconciling societal and business interests; identifying a message factor that determines eco-friendly behaviours; and identifying source factors that enhance and weaken advertising effectiveness. This book was originally published as a special issue of the International Journal of Advertising.