Essay questions – Week 6,217, chpt15-17
Your response to each question must be at least one page
long, maximum two pages. Use a size 12 font and double space with a maximum of
1” margins. Responses must be grammatically correct and free of errors. No plagiarism,
the Professor will check. All work must be original.
1. Internet Advertising
Advertising banners on the internet are akin to outdoor
billboards and fill the information superhighway with advertising messages,
corporate signage, and hyperlinks. Companies like DoubleClick (www.doubleclick.com) are flourishing as
they introduce new and better ways of managing Web advertising – helping advertisers
feel more confident about the ad programs they place.
Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB): www.iab.net
What group sponsors the site and what is the
What are the size and scope of the organization?
Who is the intended audience(s) of the web site?
What services does the organization offer web
2. Specialty Advertising
Promotional specialty items are, perhaps,
on of the oldest forms of media. Though consumers do no always think of these
items as “advertising”, they most certainly are, being clearly composed, non-personal
communications by an identified sponsor. Many organizations and firms are
involved in specialty advertising and the industry is still growing today.
Corporate Graphics, Inc.: www.wearables.com
What is the focus of the organization sponsoring
Who is the intended audience of the site?
What services (if any) does the organization offer?
What is your overall impression of the organization
and its work? Explain?
3. Using Social Media
As the communications director of a new start-up,
you are very excited to tell the work that your company is the next best thing
to sliced bread. To be successful your company needs to reach a lot of people,
very quickly. What are some of the tactics that you would use to spread the
word through social media?