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Advertising Appeal Analysis

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My Voice: Advertising Theme, Appeal and Buying Motives of the Consumers

The most significant tool of marketing promotion mix is advertising. According to Philip Kotler “Advertising is any paid form of non-personal presentation and promotion of ideas, goods, or services by identified sponsor”. The objective of the advertising is to inform the consumers about the market offering(s), its features, benefits, price, place of availability, discounts etc., persuade the consumers to buy the product(s) by creating distinctive image of the market offering(s), branding, and creating selective demand for the market offering(s), reminding the consumers about the market offering(s) through repeated advertising over a period of time and reinforce the consumers …show more content…

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  • Explains that advertising is a paid form of non-personal presentation and promotion of ideas, goods, or services by identified sponsor. its objective is to inform consumers about the market offering(s), its features, benefits, price, place of availability, discounts etc.
  • Explains that the advertising theme or advertising copy communicates about the product benefits, features, unique sales proposition, etc., with the objective of appealing to the rational and emotional buying motives of consumers.
  • Explains that the advertising theme or advertising appeal is the central idea around which the advertisement is created. it is also called the unique sales proposition.
  • Explains the buying motives of consumers, which can be rational, emotional, or both, in their buying decision process.
  • Explains that the use of appropriate adverting appeals depends on the buying motives of consumers, nature of the product, and the characteristics of target market. the advertising theme or appeal is a creative expression of product benefits, features and unique sales proposition.

It is also called the unique sales proposition. The selection of advertising theme or advertising appeal is made by means of consumer study, consumer research, talking to dealers and experts. Advertising theme or appeal can be rational or emotional or a combination of both. The rational advertising appeal emphasizes on the consumer benefits or savings with the purchase or consumption of the product(s). For example the usage of light-emitting diode (LED) lamp can reduce electricity consumption leading to economy or the usage of solar cooker can reduce fuel consumption leading to economical cooking. The rational advertising appeal can also stress on the benefits to be availed by purchasing and consuming the product(s). For example the advertisement of refrigerator emphasizing on preserving the freshness of vegetable(s), fruits, milk and other perishables is utilizing rational advertising appeal. The emotional advertising appeal utilizes emotions of love, affection, companionship, vanity, to communicate advertising message to the target market. For example the advertisement of fabric, ornament(s) or a wrist watch emphasizing on gifting to near and dear ones on occasions like birthday, marriage anniversary, father’s day, mother’s day, valentine day, festivals etc. is using the emotional advertising appeal to communicate the adverting message to the target

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