Advertising And Integrated Brand Promotion, International Edition 5th Edition Thomas – Test Bank
Chapter 11 – Message Strategy
1. All advertising message strategies fall into one of 6 basic categories.
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2. If an advertisement meets its brand recall objective with a consumer, the consumer will most likely purchase the product.
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3. The unique selling proposition (USP) style of advertising is a method associated with the objective of linking a key attribute to the brand name.
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4. When advertisers hope that consumers will transfer positive feelings for an advertisement to positive feelings for a brand, they use “feel good” advertising.
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5. Sometimes feel good ads try to get the consumer not to think about certain things.
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6. There is evidence that as the media environment becomes simpler, the affective (or feeling) ads may actually do better than thought-based ads.
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7. A fear appeal message strategy highlights the risk of physical harm or the negative social consequences of not using a certain brand.
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8. A concern with using an intense level of fear-appeal advertising is that it may short circuit persuasion and prompt a negative attitude toward the brand.
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9. An ad that takes “the P&G approach” relies on the hard-sell approach to persuasion.
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10. The theory behind transformational ads is that the advertisements can actually improve the consumption experience.
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11. An advertisement shows a newlywed couple convincing the husband’s parents that the newlyweds have a cappuccino maker when the newlyweds are really serving cups of instant cappuccino. This is a slice-of-life advertisement that attempts to situate a brand in a social context.
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