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Meaning of Advertising

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Describe what is meant by "advertising" and offer one example of effective advertising and one example of ineffective advertising.

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I will admit I had to look up the definition of advertising since every definition I came up with included the word advertisement in it. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the definition of advertising is the action of calling something to the attention of the public especially by paid announcements. Ergo, companies use advertisements or ads to call attention to their product or service. Right now I have my TV running in the background and can hear the commercials changing every 30-60 seconds. The companies are trying to entice me to use their company for when I ...

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This solution of 366 words looks at advertising and effective and ineffective advertisements with real-life examples. References used are included.

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