Twitter Conversation from Group #7

On Tuesday May 7th, we discussed chapter 11 and 12 on sales promotion, point of purchase, sponsorship, product placement, and branded entertainment. One of the main topics in sales promotion was directory advertising and packaging. The definition of directory advertising can be rigorous investment because it helps committed and interested customers to locate the advertised products. Additionally, the definition of packaging can be considered in media support category since brands’ packages carry significance for customer’s choice. Point of purchase includes the brand logo and appearance and perception of the brand. One of the examples introduced in directory advertisement could be yellow pages directories. Essentially, the yellow page should include company’s logo, phone number, address, email and website. Moreover, some advertisement will appear on the side of the company showing some additional information.

Another example used for packaging is parmesan pencil sharpener, which our group present on Tuesday, “Take the Parmesan Pencil, sharpen it using the enclosed sharpener, and you have delicious, fresh Parmesan cheese on your meal. There couldn’t be an easier way to decorate your pasta & co. And the packaging also plays a central role: Using a scale on the pens and on the back of the packaging, it’s not only easy to tell how much grated Parmesan Pencil you need for each dish, you can even see how many calories each serving contains. So kitchen craftsmen have everything perfectly under control.” As Advertising Agency: Kolle Rebbe / KOREFE, Hamburg, Germany mentions. This example illustrates the thoughtful and useful designs merging with creativity.


zhongming_sun I like group seven’s presentation, they show a lot of interesting packaging to us. @JessycaLewis #mktg420
Zee811 Sales promotion facilitate consumers buying decision #mktg420
JessycaLewis RT @Thetappp: Packaging can be a such creative things! #mktg420 @JessycaLewis
tanasha48 RT @alixduff: Awesome product packaging! #MKTG420
ydlzh266 Begin in 2010, the yellow page becoming unpopular in young people. #MKTG420
Thetappp Packaging can be a such creative things! #mktg420 @JessycaLewis
MarcusStorm8 Packaged in a bag of water, pretty creative way to sell a watch. #mktg420
  t_tever #mktg420 example of packaging is interesting, like the cheese pencil.
christi57674936 Some cool creative product packaging out there #mktg420
Mallorey_Lynne Put a water proof watch in a bag of water…..clever marketing campaign!! #mktg420
dsmith13uo #mktg420 bag ads are so easy I’m amazed more don’t use it
dsmith13uo #mktg420 cheese pencils…I’ve seen everything now
  beckygo1 Clearasil squeeze packaging is a little gross considering its a pill you put in your mouth #mktg420

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