advertising means: Public notice paid for by food retailers to be placed in newspaper, radio and television, and on the Internet in circulars or in-store displays and signs to promote their products and prices. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does advertising mean?

Public attention is the activity of drawing people to a business or product, such as through paid advertisements in print, radio, and electronic media. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Advertising design and creation. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Advertisements are considered a whole. (in Merlin Dictionary)