In this information technology era, advertising infiltrates so many type of communication message, include case studies. It called case studies soft selling. In mass media, advertising can interrupt with hard selling because the media is one to many communication. Meanwhile, in internet, interactive media, one to many communication, people didn’t like and have an option to refuse advertising interruption. So, to get exposure, advertisement hide behind news, story, entertainment, and learning a something new.
Advertisement hide behind the case studies
Case studies are also a contain covert advertisements.
Case studies case studies are neutral tone information. It is containing lessons, scientific and impartially impressed. For example, a case study of empowerment of small business in a village. The case study told about how economic community improved. Now they can send their children to college. We can achieve through the production of peanut spices or your products and market it to Indonesia.
A small business observer will be interested in the case study. If, for example, it is felt that the case study applicants on small business economics are small, the theme of the case study is changed, for example, the case study on diet. Diet has many people that interest in. That is far more than enthusiasts of a mall business topic.
Just make the story, “Case study of a lean body without hunger in 3 months” In the story described how peanut pasta sauces very role in the effort slimming program. Slim body enthusiasts will be interested in the story, and also peanut pasta sauce or your product.
The story is more interesting than advertising because it deals with the problems they face and the solution has authority because it is based on experience.
How to infiltrate advertising message in case studies. It does not have to expose your product in theme. The theme of case studies also shows learning point that relevant to them. For example, learn from economic empowerment.
That is case studies soft selling.