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Researcher: Kalia, Gitanjali
Guide(s): Mishra, Ashutosh
University: Chitkara University, Punjab
Completed Date: 2017
Abstract: newline Advertising has been the nervous system of today s business and what has added to its addiction is its amalgamation with Information, Communication, and Technologies resulting into the e-commerce business. Nowadays, we cannot find any website without advertisements on it. As the numbers of websites have increased enormously, marketers are trying every niche to target the Consumers through various social platforms. Therefore, the demand exists to understand the scope of online advertisements on various websites especially the homepages. newlineOnline advertising has revolutionized the world of advertising. Nowadays apart from commerce, marketers are spending the huge amount of money on online advertisements. The purpose of this research is to study the online advertisements on informational websites in terms of layout, types, color, size, etc. After analyzing the online advertisements, the study was also conducted on the effect of these online advertisements on consumers. newlineThe methodology for conducting research on this study was divided into two research methods i.e. content analysis of the websites on different parameters and then conducting an online survey of 500 respondents as sample size. The questionnaire used for collecting data was designed through Google form and later Chi-square was applied through SPSS was applied to data collected for further calculations. newlineThe finding of the study shows that banner ads and skyscraper are the most noticed advertisements by the netizen, one especially placed above the masthead, on the top and center of the homepage. The study also shows that tangible products are designed in big picture layout and service products are generally designed in copy heavy layout. It was also found that homepages of the websites carry online advertisements of banking and insurance companies whereas people pay more attention to advertisements of commerce and mobile phones and prefer advertisements showing functions of the product.
Appears in Departments:Faculty of Mass Communication

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