Consumers’ self-image can be inferred from the brands they use, their attitudes toward different brands and the meanings brands have for them. The perceptions consumers have of themselves influences their brand decisions. Consumers form favourable attitudes toward those products which possess images most similar to the images they either prefer or wish of themselves. Accordingly, they buy those products which match their desired self-image because those products help consumers express themselves (Zinkham& Hong,
If consumers perceive that the product has comparative advantages with other products and that element is very meaningful to the consumer, so the consumer will choose the product even though the product is relatively similar to others. Last things to be analyzed in this study is consumer attitude toward global products. The relationship between affinity towards global brands and brand preferences have acknowledged by recent studies (Sengupta, 2014). Therefore, this study analyzes how the brand is recognized, how the brand is appraised and to what extent consumers are entrust to the
The brand mark is the combination of symbols distinctive to the brand (Boshoff, Elliott ,Hair, Klopper, Lamb, McDaniel & Terblanche 2010:250-251). A brand can be visually separated from the competitor’s identity, a brand is seen as a successful identity. (Rowden 2000:123-124) The benefits of branding are as follows: It helps with product identification, leads to repeated sales which creates a group of loyal customers. Effective branding gives advantage to both the marketer and the buyer (Boshoff et al 2010:250-215). Customers will also benefit from effective brand identification.
As mentioned previously, one can use a product, not based on its function but based on the value it gives them as a consumer. One must also take into consideration the concept of ‘the ideal self’ in order to gain a clearer interpretation. People consume products in order to become who they aspire to be. Marketers utilise this in their campaigns by portraying some sort of ideal realm in the hope that the consumer will buy into it. Consumers have multiple different personalities.
Would you consider “Friends Furever” to be an emotional or rational ad? Why? Accordingly, two common marketing technique a business may use in efforts to convince consumers to make a purchase are rational and emotional appeal. By all means, when the advertiser uses rational appeal, it is also appealing to the consumer 's logic, persuading the consumer to choose the result it desires. On the other hand, advertisers also appeal to fear, empathy, sympathy, happiness and other human emotions.
Through this it has been projected as a high value brand with best in class offering. Brand Communication Red Bull has been positioned as an unique and innovative product which targets the the consumers which share the same state of mind . They may be from different demographics but they all drive to suceed, are dynamic, risk takers, physially fit, can handle stress and the DOERS. The brand communicatio through various modes of advertising, PR, ATL, BTL conveys this underlying message to the audience. Different modes of Brand Communication have been discussed below: Advertising Red Bull’s advertising campaign revolves around the slogan Red Bull gives you wings.
Advertisements aim to sway their viewers into purchasing their products and they do this in sneaky ways. They associate their products with objects you already enjoy and makes it appear that their product is also enjoyable. Advertisements attempt to sell us happiness just as much as the product itself. Conversely, someone now wants something, therefore they will find a way to obtain that