1st Edition

What's in a Name?
Advertising and the Concept of Brands

ISBN 9780765611123
Published December 31, 2002 by Routledge
334 Pages

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Book Description

This is a completely rewritten and updated version of one of the true classic books in the field of marketing and advertising. What's in a Name? Advertising and the Concept of Brands analyzes brands from the point of view of modern marketing theory. It deals in detail with the role of advertising in creating, building, and maintaining strong brands - the lifeblood of any long-term marketing campaign. The work is empirically based and is supported by the best research from both the professional and academic fields. The authors describe the birth and maturity of brands and dissect the patterns of consumer purchasing of repeat-purchase goods. In addition to all new research findings and examples, this new edition of What's in a Name? includes first time coverage of the short-term, medium-term, and long-term effects of advertising on sales of brands. The book concludes with new recommendations on how to develop and disseminate better advertising.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Advertising and Brand Planning, Don Johnston and Harold F. Clark, Jr. 1. Introduction 2. Brands: What They Are and Why They Emerged 3. Factors That Shape a Brand During Its Conception and Birth 4. Factors That Shape a Brand During Its Growth and Maturity 5. The Mature Brand and the Consumer: The Nature of Repeat-Buying Theory 6. Advertising Research: A Digression on Recall 7. How Advertising Influences Sales 8. How Advertising Builds Brands 9. Giving a Brand Legs - Brands as Collectible Phenomena 10. The Contribution of Advertising Strategy to Brand Building 11. From Advertising Strategy to Advertising Campaign 12. How to Develop and Expose Better Advertising

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