Do you get carried away by advertisements or do your own research before buying

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  1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image61
    ChitrangadaSharanposted 5 years ago

    Do you get carried away by advertisements or do your own research before buying any product?

  2. tlbliss profile image60
    tlblissposted 5 years ago

    I use a combination of being carried away by the advertisement, which provokes me to do my own research before buying anything.  If the advertisement intrigues me and the research encourages me that is when I make a decision about whether or not purchase the item.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image61
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's exactly, what I also do. Thanks for taking the time to answer the question.

  3. CWanamaker profile image98
    CWanamakerposted 5 years ago

    I try very hard not to succumb to marketing scams and product advertising.  I realize that companies that produce commercials may not necessarily have the best products - they simply have a bigger marketing budgets than the their competitors. 

    I tend to do quite a bit of research when it comes to buying something new.  This is basically independent of the advertising that I see. I want to feel like my money was well spent and I want to make sure that I get the best product that I can to serve the purpose that I need.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image61
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That's the wise thing to do. I quite agree with your views. Thanks for your response.

  4. Ericdierker profile image46
    Ericdierkerposted 5 years ago

    I feel the urge from advertisements, actually I quite enjoy them. But that does not translate into purchasing for me. Purchasing comes from a need I have. So then I must research to see what fits my needs. Some would say I am a smart shopper -- They would be wrong. I am just really cheap ;-)

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image61
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Same here, some advertisements are so enjoyable. How do they get those brilliant ideas! I think you are a smart shopper. Thanks for your opinion on the question.

  5. lburmaster profile image84
    lburmasterposted 5 years ago

    I always do research before purchasing. Advertisements are just saying "pick me, pick me". Always irritating.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image61
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for responding to the question. I appreciate your views.

  6. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    If I am interested in a product, I start to do research, read reviews etc.  Then I begin the search for the best price. I used to buy things on the spur of the moment but I don't do that anymore.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image61
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for answering the question. It is wise to do research, before making purchases, as your hard earned money is involved.

  7. nisargmehta profile image81
    nisargmehtaposted 5 years ago

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  8. Chinaimport profile image90
    Chinaimportposted 5 years ago

    If it is a small impulse driven purchase I do tend to rely on advertisement but if buying big ticket items like car or major electronics (SLR camera, Big screen TV) I will do my home work before buying

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image61
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      That is so wise of you, to do your home work before buying big and expensive items. Thanks for your response to the question.

 
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