THE FALL OF ADVERTISING AND THE RISE OF PR EBOOK
Bestselling authors and world-renowned marketing strategists Al and Laura Ries usher in the new era of public relations. Today's major brands are born with publicity, not advertising. advertising lacks credibility, the crucial ingredient in brand building, and how only PR can. Read "The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR" by Al Ries available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get $5 off your first eBook. Bestselling authors and. Editorial Reviews. myavr.info Review. In The Fall of Advertising and the Rise of PR, longtime marketing strategist Al Ries and his daughter/business partner.
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I learned something from his other boos while this one just repeated itself every chapter. And it was more statistics than actual lessons.
It was published it So yeah, it's been awhile. Public relations must launch your brand to establish credibility, and advertising must only come into play at a later stage in a brand's lifestyle in order to defend the brand.
They start by pounding you with statistics on advertising's shortcomings, follow it u How I Came To Read This Book: I snagged it off my sister's bookshelf eons ago. They start by pounding you with statistics on advertising's shortcomings, follow it up with how public relations can be applied to all sorts of industries, cap it off with a tit for tat comparison between the two, and have a short denouement of manifestos for both PR and ad professionals.
It was sort of like watching a Michael Moore movie. There is a ton of good, logical information here, but the feeling that you're being manipulated and the skewering of facts against the ad industry downplay the value of this book.
Ironically, the authors who are so vehemently claiming that advertising is untrustworthy have actually painted themselves as untrustworthy. ROI point they're driving home for the first pages.
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A second smaller example. They talk about how ad agencies themselves do not advertise, by citing the fact they flipped through several issues of Ad Age magazine, and not seeing any ads. Although their book is occasionally entertaining, the argument is simplistic and self-serving. Copyright Cahners Business Information, Inc.
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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. As a serious business text, it falls far short. The Rieses promise a new angle on their tried-and-true formula. Disappointingly, "The Fall of Advertising" is just a rehash of earlier work that reduces the field of public relations to press agentry.
Al Ries has made a fortune repeating the same ideas with new headlines. The book is summed-up in the third and fourth paragraphs of the introduction: The failure of "The Fall of Advertising" lies not with its assertions.
Most of what the Rieses say is largely true, if overly simplified.
Al Ries is not afraid to make bold predictions. Among his predictions in "Marketing," he said Microsoft would become a high-profile failure like IBM for trying to extend its dominance of the operating system market into dominance of the business software market. Accord-ing to business data company Statista, nearly one in five enterprise software dollars worldwide now goes to Microsoft.
The Fall Of Advertising And The Rise Of PR Book by Al Ries
But they also completely miss the point of strategic public relations, which is the final nail in the coffin for their arguments. Their narrow view of public relations as nothing more than a way to deliver marketing messages through earned media is completely off the mark.
The power of public relations lies not just in its ability to add credibility to nascent brands. It can do that for sure. The real power of public relations, the strategic value it brings to a company, goes beyond the narrow confines of marketing. The value of public relations lies in its ability to facilitate a conversation between company and consumer, helping the company to understand the wants and needs of is customers.
The customer needs a voice within the company; public relations provides that voice. Paperback Verified Purchase.
Where to start. There are so many overwhelming obvious ineptitude's in this book it is amazing. The two writers of this book have cherry picked examples of bad marketing strategies and try to argue that good PR could have saved bad products or ideas. I find the most amusing part of this book to be examples the authors use of their "good ideas" which are usually terrible.
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It is also painfully obvious the writers have no clue as to what consumers want. They talk about the convergence of products and how this is a fad that wont catch-on, examples used included interconnect phones. Really this book should be called Bad Advertising Dissected. It is almost painful to read this book. I feel dumber for having wasted my time reading this "book".
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Save your time, read something else, and let this book fall into obscurity where it belongs. One person found this helpful. Hardcover Verified Purchase. Each year companies spend an increasing budget on advertising. It seems that now everything encountered in American life is somehow drenched with advertising in one form or another? Are these companies really getting a return on their investment?
Al Ries says? People have become so bombarded with advertisements that they become trained to ignore them. Advertising alone has lost its credibility.
We are in a new age where public relations are more important? Fall of Adversing? Even successful ad campaigns like the famous Taco Bell dog have only subtracted from revenues. Sales went down and Taco Bell blamed the chiuauah. As Jay Leno noted,?
Do you think it? Ries goes on to explain that successful products are built through recommendations from credible sources.
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Volvo became a success after the media promoted its safety features. This book is a great read if you are at the executive level or involved in marketing operations. Hundreds of examples are cited and the final chapters end with a special note written for managers, PR, and marketing people to help create more effective strategies. There are some weak points. A good half of the book reemphasizes brand-building techniques found in other books written by Al Ries.
It is also focused on the multi-billion dollar ad campaigns started by large companies like Pepsi. But nevertheless, it is well written and enjoyable to read.
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