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8 advertising tricks

We’re all suckers for a good advert aren’t we? We kid ourselves that we’re sophisticated consumers nowadays but the truth is that a well-placed image or a piece of music that grabs our attention can be enough to get us to buy a product we don’t really want. We’ll run you through some of an advertiser’s best tricks.

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The ice cubes bubbling playfully on the surface of the drink, the water droplets sliding down the glass really do sell soft drinks to us don’t they? Did you realise that advertisers add antacids to their drinks to make them fizzier?

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The steam on foods advertised on the TV makes the food look really appealing but did you realise that the advertisers heat wet cotton balls to create the steam you’re seeing?

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The steam on foods advertised on the TV makes the food look really appealing but did you realise that the advertisers heat wet cotton balls to create the steam you’re seeing?

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Hair spray and even deodorants are used to make fresh fruit shine on the TV.

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When ice cream is advertised on the small screen you’re normally seeing a serving of mashed potatoes because ice cream would melt under the heat created by a film crew.

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Advertisers use brown show polish to make burger buns looks tastier. How nasty is that when you really think about it.

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Advertisers use brown show polish to make burger buns looks tastier. How nasty is that when you really think about it.

Worst Advertising Placement Fails Ever

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When food is displayed on a plate and it’s positioned to make it look appealing, clay is used to keep it in place.

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Rather than using milk whenever a cereal is pictured in a print ad, advertisers use glue instead.

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Rather than using milk whenever a cereal is pictured in a print ad, advertisers use glue instead.

Worst Advertising Placement Fails Ever

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