Describe Development Support Communication & Explains the steps of Development Support Communication Campaign

How would you describe DSC campaign? Also explain the steps involved in a DSC campaign. Effective public relations require a knowledge, based on analysis and understanding, of all the factors that influence public attitudes toward the organization. While a specific public relations project or campaign may be undertaken proactively or reactively (to manage some sort of image crisis), the first basic step in either case involves analysis and research to identify all the relevant factors of the situation. In this first step, the organization gains an understanding of its various constituencies and the key factors that are influencing their perceptions of the organization. In the second step, the organization establishes an overall policy with respect to the campaign. This involves defining goals and desired outcomes, as well as the constraints under which the campaign will operate. It is necessary to establish such policy guidelines in order to evaluate proposed strategies […]

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Advertising Agencies in Pakistan

Advertising Agencies in Pakistan In 1947, the advertising industry was in a very miserable condition in Pakistan. Calcutta, Bombay, Madras and Delhi were centres of advertising in the sub-continent, but all these cities became part of India. Before independence British and American advertising agencies had hold over the business. Malani and Co. was one of these advertising agencies working in Pakistan but the owner of this agency was also a Hindu. The first advertising agency in Pakistan was Wilintas International Karachi. After some time a number of international advertising agencies opened their offices in different cities of Pakistan. These agencies promoted the business of their international clients in Pakistan. The international advertising agencies dominated the local agencies because the local advertising agencies were suffering prior shortage of resources and well skilled staff was not available to them. The position of helping departments of advertising was also very miserable at the […]

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Ten-Point Planning Model for a Public Relations Campaign

Ten-Point Planning Model for a PR Campaign: Scarcity of the resources often forces us to resort to constraints. Therefore, ptudence demands that we plan our expenditure, make a judicious use of the available resources and try to obtain the best possible results at the minimum possible cost. The generally accepted PR planning model encompasses: Assessment of the situation Isolation of the problem Establishing policies Extending in-depth research Determining objectives Defining publics Development of a plan/selection of media and the techniques Planning of a budget Execution of the Plan Assessing results 1.Assessment of the Situation Before chalking out/formulating a PR programme, it is necessary to be clear about its starting point as without having a clear perception about the public esteem or the current “image” of an organization, it would not be possible for any PR practitioners to chalk out an appropriate programme and/or recommend measures/considered necessary for improving the public […]

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Analyze The Various Steps Involved in An Advertising Campaign

Analyze the various steps involved in an advertising campaign. CAMPAIGN PLANNING: According to Wright et al. [18], there are seven basic and essential steps in planning: 1 . Approaching the Advertising Opportunity This appraisal involves the determination of the right timing; for a particular advertising campaign. Neil Borden [19] and Charles H. Patti [20] have identified five situations which could lend themselves to advertising opportunities: a) Presence of a favourable primary demand trend: If a product category is becoming favourite with        consumers, then it is beneficial to advertise a particular brand of product in that category. For example, if coffee drinking is on the increase then a particular brand of coffee can take advantage of it Similarly, if the trend is towards small compact cars, then it is difficult to sell big gas- guzzling cars.                  b) Good chance for product differentiation: If the product that is […]

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Techniques for Measuring the Effects of Advertising Campaign

Discuss the various strategies and techniques for measuring advertising campaign. Techniques for Measuring the Effects of Advertising Campaign: There are many advertising campaign effectiveness measurement techniques in use. These techniques are divided into classes and then evaluated or measured. Classes of Measurement Techniques Advertising campaign effectiveness measurement techniques can be classified as measuring cognitive response, effective response and conative response. A cognitive response measurement technique evaluates changes in subject’s knowledge; an effective response measurement technique measures dhanges in consumer’s attitudes towards a product; and a conative response measurement determines the action that consumers take towards a product. Approach to Examining Measurement In selecting each measurement technique, two related questions or approaches must be considered. Does the measurement technique meet the criteria for measurement techniques i.e., is the technique accurate and valid? The advertiser must select a measurement technique that measures the particular element to be evaluated. The analysis of measurement […]

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