Branding TV: Principles and Practices by Walter McdowellBranding TV: Principles and Practices by Walter Mcdowell

Branding TV: Principles and Practices

byWalter Mcdowell, Alan BattenEditorWalter Mcdowell

Paperback | July 19, 2005

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In an effort to halt increasing media competition and decreasing audience shares, Branding has become the new mantra among television station and network executives. Branding TV: Principles and Practices second edition goes beyond the jargon of branding to explain the essential principles underlying successful branding and offers many practical strategies to measure, build and manage television brand equity. For instructional purposes, the book pays particular attention to the local commercial TV station and its news franchise.

Written by broadcast professionals with years of experience, this book shows how the notions of branding are no more prevalent than in the battle for dominance in local news. The practical suggestions in the book will help the savvy manager understand and take advantage of branding in their efforts to move their property to the forefront in the marketplace.
Before entering academia, Professor McDowell spent over two decades in commercial television, including station management positions in promotion, programming, and creative services. After earning his doctorate in from the University of Florida, and teaching for several years at Southern Illinois University, he joined the faculty of th...
Title:Branding TV: Principles and PracticesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 9.21 × 7.48 × 0.68 inPublished:July 19, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0240807537

ISBN - 13:9780240807539

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Table of Contents

Section One: The Principles of Branding TV; Chapter 1 - Competition Changes Everything; Chapter 2 -Branding is Just a Fancy Name for Promotion, Right?;
Chapter 3 - Branding and the Marketing Mix; Chapter 4 - Why People Like Brands; Chapter 5- Sales Promotion as Branding; Chapter 6 - Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say: The Jargon of Brand Management; Chapter 7 - TV Brand Equity: Why Brand Equity is a Good Thing; Chapter 8 -
Learning from Radio; Chapter 9 -Building TV Brand Equity; Chapter 10 - Measuring TV Brand Equity; Section Two: The Practice of Branding TV; Chapter 11- Who's in Charge of the Execution?; Chapter 12 -First You Need a Plan; Chapter 13 - What to Brand: Setting Priorities; Chapter 14 - Using On-Air Media for Branding; Chapter 15- Effective Use of Advertising Media; Chapter 16- Using Publicity and Contests for Branding; Chapter 17 - The Television Station - WFXX; Chapter 18 -Dealing with the Digital World; Chapter 19 - Protecting Your Brand - Trademarks and Other Legal Issues; Chapter 20 -
The Future; Limitless Choice and the Future of TV Branding; Appendices: Appendix A: Recommended Reading; Appendix B: Basic Training: How to Read Nielsen Rating Reports

Editorial Reviews

"Branding TV, 2/e provides the television professionals with a succinct explanation of how the principles of brand management can be used to attract new viewers, promote audience loyalty and defend against competitive attacks." - Television Broadcast