Advertisement vs Branding - What's the difference?

advertisement | branding |


As nouns the difference between advertisement and branding

is that advertisement is (marketing) a commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar while branding is process in which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person or animal.

As a verb branding is

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advertisement

English

Alternative forms

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Noun

(wikipedia advertisement) (en noun)
  • (marketing) A commercial solicitation designed to sell some commodity, service or similar.
  • Companies try to sell their products using advertisements in form of placards, television spots and print publications.
  • A public notice.
  • The city council placed an advertisement in the local newspaper to inform its residents of the forthcoming roadworks.
  • A recommendation of a particular product, service or person.
  • The people gave a good advertisement for Wiktionary.

    Synonyms

    * (commercial solicitation) ad, advert * (public notice)

    Derived terms

    (terms derived from advertisement) * ad * advert * advertorial * classified advertisement * pop-up advertisement

    Hyponyms

    * commercial * infomercial

    branding

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • process in which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person or animal
  • * {{quote-news, year=2008, date=May 18, author=Mitch Keller, title=Ink-Stained and Loving It, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Tattoos, in particular, are not the radical brandings , the bold violations of flesh and propriety, they once were. }}

    Verb

    (head)
  • See also

    * branding iron * branding moment ----