Advertising Practice is a comprehensive guide to the more challenging aspects of advertising. The title begins with an overview of advertising and integrated marketing communication (ICM), which includes an exploration of the advertising industry and broader advertising environment. It proceeds to highlight the value of conducting research, in order to understand consumers and their behaviours. As such, students will recognise the vital roles of research and creative planning in the advertising industry. This title also unpacks the concepts of ‘above the line’ and ‘below the line’ advertising, which includes a detailed exploration of broadcast media, print media, out-of-home media and new media. In addition, the processes of creative implementation and evaluation are explained. Students will also learn about ethics and the central role that it plays in advertising. The title concludes by evaluating various local and global advertising strategies. Based on this, students will be prepared to enter the world of advertising with a sense of confidence and professionalism.