Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 40 credits / 60 HE credits
June 7th of 2013
Master thesis in marketing, 15 ECTS
School of Business, Society and Engineering, Mälardalen University
Tapio Heinonen & Marc Rozenveld
thof November 1988 & 16th
of June 1990
Challenges facing the advertising world in the digital era.
A comparison between Dutch and Swedish advertising agencies.
media logic, advertising industry, advertising agencies, advertising and digital marketing
How are professionals in advertising agencies in Sweden and the Netherlands experiencing and addressing the challenges of the on-going Internet era?
The purpose of this research, its primary concern, is both descriptive and predictive: to examine the challenges of the evolving digital era faced upon the advertising world, especially the advertising agencies and their professionals. It is focused on the way professionals behave and adjust to this fast changing environment. In order to shed light on this, a model provided and re-interpreted by Deuze is used as a fundament in this research.
The qualitative study is based on secondary data from books and articles within the subject of advertising. Interviews, conducted in Sweden and the Netherlands, are used as a source of primary data. Throughout the research, an interpretative approach is the main methodological stance.
2013. , 130 p.
media logic, advertising industry, advertising agencies, advertising, digital marketing
Selegård, Peter, Ph.D.