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Advertising and Promotion

Advertising and Promotion

Fifth Edition

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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Chris Hackley

Chris Hackley is Professor of Marketing at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he was appointed the university’s first Chair in the subject in 2004. He trained in advertising creative production in the 1980s, but then decided to become a street busker in Europe. Having failed to make a living from his music, he took another degree and went into teaching. He continued to study part time and also maintained links with advertising agencies to study the creative advertising development process, and he completed a mid life PhD in Marketing at the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, UK, in 1999. His recent writing includes the fifth... More About Author

Rungpaka Amy Hackley

Rungpaka Amy Hackley is Lecturer in Marketing at the School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, UK.Rungpaka Amy Hackley is Lecturer in Marketing at Queen Mary, University of London. Prior to that she was Lecturer in Marketing at Durham University, and before that, she lectured in marketing at the University of Surrey. Dr Hackley's teaching and research focuses on advertising, branding, marketing and consumer culture theory research. Her PhD entailed a cross cultural study of young consumers' experiences of TV product placement, and her first publication from her PhD research... More About Author

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