Advertising vocabulary

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publicity

Type of promotion that relies on public relations effect of a news story carried usually free by mass media.

media

Communication channels through which news, entertainment, education, data, or promotional messages are disseminated.

corporate image

Mental picture that springs up at the mention of a firm's name.

promotional advertising

That is aimed at informing the prospects about special discounts, sale, or schemes.

institutional advertising

The promotional message aimed at creating an image, enhancing reputation, building goodwill, or advocating an idea or the philosophy of an organization, instead of sales promotion.

print media

The industry associated with the printing and distribution of news through newspapers and magazines.

broadcast media

Spreading an advertising message or signal over a wide area (or to all connected devices) without specific targeting.

specialty media

Relatively permanent promotional message printed on small, handy items such as bags, calendars, cups, diaries, etc., given away as gifts to serve as reminders.

direct mail

Direct marketing method in which carefully targeted prospects (chosen on the basis of age, income, location, profession, buying pattern, etc.) are presented with custom tailored offers for goods or services via ordinary mail or email.

outdoor advertising

Advertising on bill boards or signboards, outside of a building and often by the roadside.

transit advertising

Advertising that appears inside and outside on public transport vehicles, in waiting areas, and at stations and terminals.

circulation

Average number of the copies of a publication distributed in a standard period such as day, week, or month.

prime time

Part of daily broadcast time during which the number of listeners or viewers is the highest.

infomercial

Feature-program length (usually 15 to 30 minutes duration) commercial presented more as a talk show than a promotion.

classified ads

Small messages grouped under a specific heading (classification) such as automobiles, employment, real estate, in a separate section of a newspaper or magazine.

display ads

Usually any print advertisement other than a classified advertisement.

run of schedule

Airing time of a commercial on a radio or TV left to the discretion of the station.

press release

Written, audio taped, or video taped matter about a book, event, person, or program, presented by its promoters or principals to the media for editorial comment and free coverage.

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