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dvertisements that engage consumers on emotional levels will be most effective. Discuss.” Discuss - “Talk or write about (a topic) in detail, taking into account different ideas and opinions” Advertisements that engage consumers on emotional levels will be most effective. Discuss. Skeleton reading list:

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Assignment Introduction
In this assignment I will be discussing the concept of “Advertisements that engage consumers on emotional levels will be most effective.” I will look at this statement to consider if emotional advertisements are really more effective then rational advertisements. As agreed by most marketing scholars that the two most important advertising appeals are, emotional and rational these two types of appeals make up most of the advertisements we see in our everyday life. Emotional and rational appeals have been studied thoroughly and comprehensively thorough the 20th century. As many advertisers try the most suitable advertising appeal for their product or either their service, as consumers...
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