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Transferring asset ownership by signing the back of the asset's certificate.


1. The payee's signature on the back of a check indicating that the payee has received the check. Banks require that payees endorse checks before they may be cashed or deposited.

2. An amendment to a document, especially an insurance policy. Informally, they are called riders.


To sign a negotiable instrument in order to transfer it to another party. For example, investors holding securities must endorse the certificates before delivery to the broker.
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Recent studies in China tend to concentrate on the general effectiveness of celebrity endorsements, the ethical issues about celebrity endorsers, and the strategies of selecting an appropriate celebrity endorser.
FTC also intends to clarify the definition of endorsements and testimonials, such that whether statements made by an endorser that are identical to or different than those made by the sponsoring advertiser, the definition of" endorsement" applies (9).
This perception is less likely to be created through non-celebrity endorsers and may result in the celebrity's higher credibility.
Regardless of the marketing tactic used, for endorser effectiveness the ultimate criteria are attractiveness and trustworthiness.
Thus, for purposes of generalization, we used both of these celebrities as endorsers for the experimental product that is next described.
With some evidence indicating that consumers are more likely to purchase goods and services that have been endorsed by celebrities then goods and services not endorsed by a celebrity (Dyson & Turco, 1998; Agrawal & Kamakura, 1995), celebrity endorsers are now visible on every advertising medium: television, radio, billboards, and magazines (Redenbach, 1999).
As such, Vivo leveraged on this benefit by launching several events involving their endorsers.
In fact, the targeted influencers were also the owners of the company, not a typical endorser which highlights the potential for actions against owners of closely held companies that use social media individually to promote their company and company products.
Source credibility has been conceptualized as perceptions of a communicator's trustworthiness, expertise, and attractiveness (Ohanian, 1990), but there is some disagreement about how these components interact to make celebrity endorsers effective.
In the product launch I mentioned earlier, the foregoing is what I mean by the absence of industry endorsers, in the case of the first thrust in impeachment.
At an event hosted in the German Pavilion at COP23, the Under2 Coalition announced new members: two national endorsers (Armenia and Chile), one state endorser (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and 13 state and regional signatories, including Wallonia (Belgium), Attica (Greece), three Armenian territories (Ararat, Shirak and Kotayk), two Mexican states (Colima and Quertaro), two Ecuadorian provinces (Azuay and Pastaza), two Peruvian regions (Amazonas and Hunuco), Santa Fe (Argentina) and Caquet (Colombia).
Emotional appeals, in which the physical attractiveness of celebrity endorsers or affective messages (peripheral cue) are used, are effective when the likelihood of elaboration is low.