The Impact Of Advertising On The Digital Age

1842 Words Oct 25th, 2014 8 Pages
Ever get tired of seeing an ad pop up while starting a video on YouTube. In a world, where digital technology has been a huge turning point, businesses have found new and creative ways to market their company’s product, be it by the internet, television, or newspaper; Digital technology did not just create an easier way to connect to each other but it made it easier for business to grow more efficiently. At the development of the information age, we started seeing more companies getting more competitive with one another. Advertising has had a major role in the products that we consumers appreciate every day. According to Wikipedia, advertising is the paid, public, non-personal announcement of a persuasive message by an identified sponsor; the non-personal presentation or promotion by a firm of it’s to its existing and potential customers. This Project will show the history advertising and how it grew as a whole, the different types of advertisements and how it shaped businesses to discover just how their advertising strategy aims for a competitive advantage in the digital age, and how to avoid being caught in companies advertisements.

Advertising has been going on ever since the start of civilizations. Ancient culture used to advertise their products in rocks and walls. Later, in ancient Rome and Greece, Papyrus, a thin paper-like material made from the pith of the papyrus plant was used to advertise. In the Middle Ages simplicity was used to address the uneducated…
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