A Comparison of Two Advertisements

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A Comparison of Two Advertisements Introduction Advertising and media are part of everybody’s everyday life, with or without them realizing. Each day we see adverts on the television showing us new lifestyles that look glamorous, we hear adverts on the radio, we see slogans emblazoned on people’s clothes, on the side of buses, on billboards, everywhere!! Big companies know that they need to make their product appeal to as many ‘niche markets’ as possible and they do this by ‘audience segmentation’. This is when companies make an advert so that it would appeal to one type of person, and then another advert for the same product but for a different type of person. Although it is hard to know exactly when there target audience will be watching, companies will spend lots of money researching. With the extremely wide variety of channels now to choose from it makes it easier for advertisers to be specific about who sees it. For example children’s stations such as ‘Nickelodeon’ are packed with adverts for toys and games as the majority of their audience is under 12. But stations such as ‘The Cookery Channel’ that have an older, mainly female audience use adverts for perfumes, clothes, holidays. It is essential for adverts to be eye-catching and stylish because they are in competition with all the other adverts for similar products. Anything from catchy jingles, to horrific scenes are used in advertising [IMAGE] Hugo Boss Analysis The first advert to be analysed is the Hugo Boss fragrance. The advert is for a new product called ‘WOMAN’ that they are adding to their line of fragrances. The first thing that is noticed about this advert is the colour. It is very contrasting with the black and white, and gives a big impact to the audience. The white usually signifies innocence but with the black background it’s suggesting hidden depths, like a wild side that you could have. The model’s look is very confident, like she can get

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