Summary: Belch/Belch 8th edition continues its Advertising focus with an emphasis on IMC. It includes very comprehensive coverage of Agency issues and creative work and how it is related to the IMC mix. The authors understand that marketers must look beyond traditional media in order to achieve success. In order to best communicate with consumers, advertisers must utilize a myriad of tools (advertising, public relations, direct marketing, interactive/Internet marketing, sale
s promotion, and personal selling); Belch/Belch is the first book to reflect the shift from the conventional methods of advertising to the more widely recognized approach of implementing an integrated marketing communications strategy. The text underscores the importance of recognizing that a firm must use all promotional tools available to convey a unified message to the consumer. The integrated marketing communications perspective (the theme of the text) catapults the reader into the business practices of the 21st century.
Summary: Belch/Belch 8th edition continues its Advertising focus with an emphasis on IMC. It includes very comprehensive coverage of Agency issues and creative work and how it is related to the IMC mix. The authors understand that marketers must look beyond traditional media in order to achieve success. In order to best communicate with consumers, advertisers must utilize a myriad of tools (advertising, public relations, direct marketing, interactive/Internet marketing, sales promotion, and personal selling); Belch/Belch is the first book to reflect the shift from the conventional methods of advertising to the more widely recognized approach of implementing an integrated marketing communications strategy. The text underscores the importance of recognizing that a firm must use all promotional tools available to convey a unified message to the consumer. The integrated marketing communications perspective (the theme of the text) catapults the reader into the business practices of the 21st century. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:8TH 09 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Richard D. Irwin, Inc. Published: 07/28/2008 International: No
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George Belch is a professor and chairman of the Marketing department at San Diego State University. He received a B.S. in Marketing from Penn State University, an M.S. in Marketing from the University of Colorado and a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has published numerous articles in prominent journals
Michael Belch is a professor of Marketing at San Diego State University. He received his B.S. degree in Marketing from Penn State University, his M.B.A. from Drexel University, and his Ph.D. in Consumer Behavior from the University of Pittsburgh. He has published articles on advertising and marketing in a variety of journals and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Advertising. He also consults for a number of companies in the areas of advertising, marketing strategy, and amrketing research.
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Part 1: The Role of IMC in Marketing Chapter 1: An Introduction of Integrated Marketing Communications Chapter 2: The Role of IMC in the Marketing Process Part 2: Integrated Marketing Program Situation Analysis Chapter 3: Organizing for Advertising and Promotion Chapter 4: Perspectives on Consumer Behavior Part 3: Analyzing the Communication Process Chapter 5: The Communication Process Chapter 6: Source, Message, and Channel Factors Part 4: Objectives and Budgeting for Integrated Marketing Communications Programs Chapter 7: Establishing Objectives and Budgeting for the Promotional Program Part 5: Developing the Integrated marketing Communications Program Chapter 8: Creative Strategy: Planning and Development Chapter 9: Creative Strategy: Implementation and Evaluation Chapter 10: Media Planning and Strategy Chapter 11: Evaluation of Broadcast Media Chapter 12: Evaluation of Print Media Chapter 13: Support Media Chapter 14: Direct Marketing and Marketing on the Internet Chapter 15: Internet and WWW Chapter 16: Sales Promotion Chapter 17: Public Relations, Publicity, and Corporate Advertising Chapter 18: Personal Selling Part 6: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Control Chapter 19: Measuring the Effectiveness of the Promotional Program Part 7: Special Topics and Perspectives Chapter 20: International Advertising and Promotion Chapter 21: Regulation of Advertising and Promotion Chapter 22: Evaluating the Social, Ethical, and Economic Aspects of Advertising and Promotion
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