Advertising Age: Handbook of Advertising

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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing, 1999 - Business & Economics - 228 pages
Writing in a friendly, engaging style, authors Herschell Gordon Lewis and Carol Nelson cover every facet of a modern advertising campaign with authority, including determining the objectives of your ad campaign; planning and strategizing your approach; Allocating the appropriate budget in order to get the results you want; identifying your product's Unique Selling Proposition (USP); choosing the most efficient media (from the ever-increasing number of options, including print, television, online, and alternative media); testing an advertisement's potential effectiveness; and evaluating your campaign's results.

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The Purpose of Advertising
Planning the Communication
Creative Strategy

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About the author (1999)

Herschell Gordon Lewis (Plantation, FL) is chairman of Communicomp, a direct marketing agency. He is also president of Lewis Enterprises, writing copy for and consulting with clients throughout the world. He is one of the best-known copywriters and consultants in the U.S. and has written Copywriting Secrets and Tactics, Selling on the Net, Sales Letters that Sizzle, and dozens more.

Nelson is president and executive creative director of Communicomp.

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