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Advertising and Promotion

Advertising and Promotion

Fifth Edition
  • Chris Hackley - Royal Holloway University of London, UK, School of Management, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
  • Rungpaka Amy Hackley - Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
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February 2021 | 424 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Now in its fifth edition, this popular textbook continues to provide students with a comprehensive insight into the world of advertising and promotional communications. Unique in its approach, the authors situate the key concepts of marketing communications from the perspective of advertising agencies and provide insight into what a career within an ad agency might be like. Their critical approach grounded in up-to-date research allows the reader to develop an interdisciplinary understanding of marketing and advertising, including business, socio-cultural, media studies and consumer culture theory perspectives. 

Along with striking full colour visual advertisements and illustrations, new examples and case studies, this fifth edition has been fully updated to include:

  • Two brand new chapters on Social Media Advertising and Digital Advertising
  • Commentary on how the COVID-19 pandemic has and will impact advertising
  • The evolving role of advertising agencies in the post digital era
  • Emerging forms of advertising and promotion, including the role of influencers
Chapter 1: Advertising and Promotion in the Post Digital Era
Chapter 2: Advertising Theory
Chapter 3: Advertising and Brands
Chapter 4: The Creative Advertising Agency
Chapter 5: Strategy and Creativity
Chapter 6: Media and Audience Planning
Chapter 7: Social Media Advertising
Chapter 8: Digital Advertising: Search and Content
Chapter 9: Non-advertising Promotion
Chapter 10: Global Advertising Strategy
Chapter 11: Brands on the Defensive: Ethics and Regulation for Advertising
Chapter 12: Advertising Research


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It is a renewed pleasure to discover the updated version of this textbook. Students love it.

Mrs FRANCOISE Passerard
Marketing, Paris School of Business
April 8, 2023

An updated version of the previous essential reading for the module, and has been instrumental in updating content and keeping students up to date with developments in Social Media in particular.

Miss Tracy Smith
The Business School (Canterbury), Canterbury Christ Church University
June 30, 2022

Chris Hackley

Chris Hackley has been Professor of Marketing at Royal Holloway, University of London, since 2004, when he was appointed as the university’s first Chair in Marketing. His PhD from the Department of Marketing at Strathclyde University, Scotland, focused on the creative development process in top advertising agencies. He teaches, researches, writes and consults on topics in advertising, marketing, and consumer cultural policy.   More About Author

Rungpaka Amy Hackley

Rungpaka Amy Hackley is Senior Lecturer in Marketing at Birkbeck College, University of London. Prior to that she held Lecturer in Marketing appointments at Queen Mary, University of London, the University of Durham, and the University of Surrey. Dr Hackley has presented her research at international conferences in Asia, North America, Australasia, Europe and the UK, and her work has been published in journals such as the International Journal of Advertising, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Marketing Management, Marketing Theory, Asian Journal of Business and Proceedings of the Association for Consumer Research, among others. More About Author

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