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Definition Subliminal Advertizing. Description.

Subliminal Advertizing is a special form of advertising which is intended to unconsciously manipulate an audience into buying products or services through showing very brief images or messages embedded in a movie, television screen or advertisement. The subliminal messages are designed to pass below the normal limits of perception. These messages are unrecognizable by the conscious mind, but in certain situations can affect the subconscious or deeper mind and later actions or attitudes.

In 1956, a New York market researcher named James Vicary, claimed to have embedded the messages "Drink Coca Cola" and "Eat Popcorn" in a drive-in theater. He said Coke sales went up by 58 percent, and popcorn 18 percent. As in Ambient Advertising and Infomercials, the consumer is approached in a somewhat pushy way.

It was later revealed, however, that Vicary lied about the experiment. Although this turned out to be a hoax, advertising associations have taken the position that it is unethical to secretly embed commercial messages or images.

Subliminal Advertisment shown on Channel Ten's ARIA awards broadcast. Short flashes of brands were shown that are barely detectable.

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  Embedding Messages in Movies and other Media
I like the idea of embedding messages in movies and other media, but we have a challenge of clients not being patient enough to go through with this strategy, plus there are issues of budget allocation, and almost instantaneous roi. Pls proffer a sol...

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Childrens' Understanding of Advertizing: Three Stages of Consumer Socialization

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Usage (application): Advertizing to Children, Targeting Children, Consumer Socialization, Marketing to Children

New Radical Advertising Methods as a Consequence of Jaded Audiences

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Usage (application): Advertising Approaches, Ambient Advertising, Sex in Advertising

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Persuasion Techniques, Intentional and Subliminal Persuasion by Media

This presentation is about Persuasive effects of the media and includes the following sections:
1. What is persuasion?
2. How Media Messages...
Usage (application): Persuasion Techniques, Subliminal Persuasion, Media Cultivation

Subliminal Persuasion, Priming, and Product Placement

Presentation about subliminal persuasion that contains some interesting examples. The presentation includes the following sections:
1. History an...
Usage (application): Subliminal Advertising, Subliminal Persuasion, Product Placement, Subliminal Priming

Guerilla Marketing: an Introduction

This presentation introduces you into the concept of guerilla marketing. It includes the following section:
1. Introduction to Guerilla Marketing...
Usage (application): Guerilla Marketing, Ambient Advertising


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