Graphic Design Workshop

By Christine Melvin On October 23rd, GVSU Advertising Club hosted their second annual Graphic Design workshop. Chris Fredricks, Visiting Professor of Graphic Design, led this years workshop. The event was focused on better understanding design, and how to talk about design. Fredricks started his talk with a rather bold statement, Design is Everything. He made... Continue Reading →

Advertising in Social Media

by Amanda Howard Where would we be without social media? More importantly, where would advertising be without social media? The textbook definition of social media is "websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking" We understand this more simply as the Big 4: Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram,... Continue Reading →

Facebook: Making Advertising More Precise

By Katie Hermiller Facebook advertisements have existed since the start of Facebook, and they are not going anywhere anytime soon. How they are created is an aspect that all advertisers need to learn and understand, especially for social media purposes. Today, we will discuss the importance of utilizing Facebook advertisements and how we can create an... Continue Reading →

Technology Used in Advertising

By Alex Rabideau If you’re currently getting an advertising degree at Grand Valley State University, then you’ll most likely agree with me that technology isn’t talked about nearly as much as it should be! A large portion of our studies is geared towards: media buying, account management, tactical strategies, and other aspects within the advertising... Continue Reading →

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