The objective of this assignment is to facilitate a discussion regarding promotional strategies that advertisers use to gain attention from the public. Create an original discussion post by responding to the topic below utilizing the knowledge you accumulate while in this course in a minimum of two paragraphs. You must use proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Any outside sources that you use to support your opinions should be appropriately cited within your posting. To begin, click reply below.
Discussion Topic
Advertisers are regularly criticized for their promotional methods because they create wants as opposed to helping satisfy needs for consumers.
Provide an example of an advertisement that you believe falls into this category.
Why did you choose this advertisement? Have you bought the product?
What could the advertising industry do to make itself a smaller target for such criticisms? Explain.
How have companies responded to such types of criticisms and how can the advertisers learn from these?