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I have relied on the Marketing Scales Handbooks over several years in academic and industry roles and look forward to using the newest edition. A seven on a seven-point satisfaction scale!
Tom Prinsen, Ph.D.
Global Manager Market Intelligence, Biomet Orthope

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Three, seven-point Likert-type items are used to measure a person's belief that a story describes something that he/she as well as the person's peer group would experience

Three, seven-point semantic differentials are used to measure a person's belief that a story has a climax in which the main character overcomes obstacles.  The scale seems to be amenable for use with advertisements, books, and movies by making minor changes in each item.

Five, seven-point uni-polar items are used in this scale to measure how much a person describes someone or something as being skilled and reliable.

Using three, five-point Likert-type items, the scale measures the degree to which a person has a positive opinion of product ads placed within video games.  As currently phrased, the statements are not specific to any particular game or facet of the advertising but apply to in-game advertising in general.

The scale uses three, five-point Likert-type items to measure how much a person believes the ads for products placed within video games makes the experience more realistic.  As currently phrased, the statements are not specific to any particular game but rather, refer to in-game advertising in general.

Using three, seven-point semantic differentials, the scale measures a person's expressed likelihood of donating to a particular cause.

A consumer's attitude about the informativeness and believability of communications from a company is measured with three, seven-point Likert-type items.  While the communication activities referred to in the scale items can refer to advertising, the phrasing is broad enough to include those of a PR nature as well such as press releases.

Four, seven-point semantic differentials are used to measure the extent to which a person believes another person is similar to him/herself in many ways.

Ten, five-point uni-polar items are used to measure how important a person believes technical aspects (lighting, sound, editing) are to judging an ad's quality.

Four, seven-point items are used to measure the degree to which a person believes an advertisement was pleasing.  Given that one of the items has the phrase "to watch," the scale is most appropriate for commercials in video form rather than those in print or audio only.