War of the Worlds to Social Media:Mediated Communication in Times of Crisis
This book is not available as a print inspection copy. To download an e-version click here or for more information contact yourlocal sales representative. The Second Edition of this text maintains a scholarly approach, providing students with an up-to-date understanding of both the theory and practice of social media marketing, whilst taking a thorough refreshment of the cases, examples and the literature. Itoffers a critical evaluation of the theoretical frameworks that can be used to explain and utilise social media, providing discussion questions and further reading throughout. Readers are invited to think about the different types of social media users and explore topics such as brand loyalty, co-creation, marketing strategy, measurement, mobile platforms, privacy and ethics. As well as tracing the emergence and trends of Web 2.0 and what they mean for marketing, the author also considers the future for social media marketing. The book is supported by real-life examples and case studies from a range of industries, companies and countries such as China, Canada, Sweden and Singapore. They include DHL (Germany), Dubai Foundation for Women and Children, Google (Taiwan), Addict Aide (France) Canada (opera Vancouver), Britain (British Tourism), Procter& Gamble (Global), Maggi (India), McDonalds (Global), eBags (US/Global), Vodafone (Romania). Online resources for this book are available here Suitable for Marketing, Advertising or Media students taking classes on social media or digital marketing at upper undergraduate, Masters or Doctoral level.
This book is not available as a print inspection copy. To download an e-version click hereor for more information contact yourlocal sales representative. **Winner of the TAA 2017 Textbook Excellence Award** ?Social Media Marketing deserves special kudos for its courage in tackling the new frontier of social media marketing. This textbook challenges its readers to grapple with the daunting task of understanding rapidly evolving social media and its users.? TAA Judges Panel Social Media Marketing was the first textbook to cover this vital subject and has quickly become the market leader. It melds essential theory with practical application and covers core skills such as strategic planning for social media applications, incorporating these platforms into the brand?s marketing communications, and harnessing social media data to yield consumer insights. The authors outline the ?four zones? of social media that marketers can use to help achieve their strategic objectives: 1. Community 2. Publishing 3. Entertainment 4. Commerce The new third edition has been extensively updated to include new content on tactical planning and execution and coverage of the latest research within social media marketing. Expanded new case studies and examples including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat are discussed in relation to globally recognized brands such as Pokemon Go, Nike, Amazon Kindle and Lady Gaga. The book is complemented by a companion website that offers valuable additional resources for both instructors and students, including author videos discussing key social media marketing ideas and concepts, author-selected YouTube video playlists, additional case studies, further weblinks, PowerPoint slides and Testbank. Suitable for modules and courses on social media marketing.