How much do you think is spent globally each year on advertising? According to emarketer.com, that amount is well over half a trillion dollars. That’s a lot of money. Of course, since money is so often spent where it will generate more money, corporations would not spend nearly that much if it weren’t having an impact.
You might say, “Well, I’m not swayed by advertising. I buy what I want, and avoid doing business with those companies I don’t want to patronize.” However, whether we like it or not, we are all influenced by advertising, so much of which uses immoral means to try to persuade us to buy certain products.
On Thursday, we’ll discuss this very important subject. And we’ll look forward to your takes on the power and influence of advertising. Don’t miss it!