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What is the difference between a commercial and an advertisement?

What is the difference between a commercial and an advertisement?

While, (to) “Advertise”, is merely: “to draw attention to something”. A “Commercial” is a specific type of “Advertisement” — which is seen on TV, or heard on the radio — and is specifically used to get you to buy something; used for the purpose of “Commerce”.

What is the difference between commercial and non-commercial advertising?

Essentially, commercial advertising has to do with selling goods and services, while non-commercial advertising is more about providing information and motivating people to act after being exposed to that information.