Reflection and Discussion Forum Week 5Assigned Readings:Chapter 11. Advertising Messages and Marketing Communication.Chapter 12. Integrated Marketing Communication and Media Choices.Chapter 13. Social Media. Initial Postings: Read and reflect on the assigned readings for the week. Then post what you thought was the most important concept(s), method(s), term(s), and/or any other thing that you felt was worthy of your understanding in each assigned textbook chapter.Your initial post should be based upon the assigned reading for the week, so the textbook should be a source listed in your reference section and cited within the body of the text. Other sources are not required but feel free to use them if they aid in your discussion.Also, provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:
- Imagine you were designing an ad for a (choose one): car, laptop, health clinic. What would your ad look like if you were targeting: a) old people, b) kids, c) super rich people, d) What celebrity would you have endorse your brand? Why?
- Create a press kit that will be sent to customers and the media announcing a new product launch.
- Have you ever recommended a particular product to a friend or bought a product based on a recommendation from a friend. Would you be more likely to buy a product based on word-of-mouth or advertising? Why?
[Your post must be substantive and demonstrate insight gained from the course material. Postings must be in the student’s own words – do not provide quotes!] [Your initial post should be at least 450+ words and in APA format (including Times New Roman with font size 12 and double spaced). Post the actual body of your paper in the discussion thread then attach a Word version of the paper for APA review]
This activity/assignment will help students understand advertising messages and marketing communications.
Activity I: Use the Internet to research and identify 10 ads that have used subliminal messages, prepare a report about these ads. Is it very easy for consumers to identify these hidden messages? What effect do they have if any? If not, why do you think advertisers use them?