an agency employed by advertisers to plan, design, place, and supervise their advertisements or advertising campaigns.
Where did the idea for “Guy Walks into an advertising agency” come from?
Mad Men Postmortem, Part 2 Jace Lacob November 22, 2009
She crafted her language with enough nuance to fool an advertising agency.
How Hillary Won Over India M.J. Akbar July 26, 2009
Here you are, Peterson, run down to the advertising agency, and have this put in the evening papers.
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes A. Conan Doyle
“See you at the lift in about an hour,” he said and headed for the advertising agency where Janith was employed.
Second Sight Basil Eugene Wells
Two mornings later he knocked at the president’s door at Bascome and Barlow’s advertising agency.
This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald
A little later I organized a news bureau as an adjunct of the advertising agency.
My Adventures with Your Money George Graham Rice
The Council would enlist the aid of some advertising agency.
The Invisible Government Dan Smoot
A job undertaken by an advertising agency for a rubber manufacturer supplies a case in point.
The Knack of Managing Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
The advertising agency and the sampler of public opinion can supply the groundwork of a flexible propaganda method.
Proclaim Liberty! Gilbert Seldes
He had been humiliated enough by the actions of one of the heads of an advertising agency.
Operation: Outer Space William Fitzgerald Jenkins
an organization that creates advertising material, contracts for publication space, and sometimes undertakes market research on behalf of its clients
- Advertising man
(def 1). Historical Examples The advertising man introduces the possible customer; the salesman makes the sale. Cyclopedia of Commerce, Accountancy, Business Administration, v. 1 Various The manager has been an agent, or perhaps a “fake” advertising man. A Yankee from the West Opie Read The advertising man sat with pencil suspended above the paper. Marching […]
- Advertising standards authority
noun an independent UK body set up by the advertising industry to ensure that all advertisements comply with the British Code of Advertising Practice ASA
- Advertising-supported software
noun See adware
. to announce or praise (a product, service, etc.) in some public medium of communication in order to induce people to buy or use it: to advertise a new brand of toothpaste. to give information to the public about; announce publicly in a newspaper, on radio or television, etc.: to advertise a reward. to call […]