Advertising, despite whatever impressions you have or information you’ve heard, isn’t complicated — or rather, it’s only as complicated as you want it to be. Sure, a lot is involved with advertising. Print, broadcast, outdoor, direct mail, collateral materials, Internet — each media has its own positives and negatives, its own mysterious production language, and its own unique rates. How does a novice decipher this stuff? How do you know what to buy and what to ignore?
Yes, advertising can seem complicated, even intimidating, but the good news is that it ain’t rocket science. You just need a few tricks of the trade that help you design, write, and implement a creative, hard-hitting, memorable ad campaign for your business. The purpose of this book is to show you those tricks.