BUS 317 Week 3 Assignment Evaluating Advertisements—Part 1 

Evaluating Advertisements

This assignment is the first step for your Final Paper in this course. Select one advertisement for a global product (i.e., a product that is marketed in more than one country).

In your paper

  • Describe the four types of segmentation strategies (i.e., demographic, psychographic, geographic, and behavioral). (Refer back to your readings in Week Two.)

  • Explain which types of segmentation strategy are used in the advertisements and why.

  • Evaluate how effectively the advertisement utilizes creative strategy as discussed in the “Writing the Creative Strategy” section in Chapter 8 of your text.


Note: The advertisement you use for this assignment can be from any medium (e.g., social media, TV, print, radio, etc.) of your choice. However, you will be required to use the same medium for your Final Paper in Week Five.

The Evaluating Advertisements Paper

Must be three or more double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate title page with the following:


  • Title of paper

  • Student’s name

  • Course name and number

  • Instructor’s name

  • Date submitted


Must use at least two scholarly sources in addition to the course text.

The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sourcestable offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor.

Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.

Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

 
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