Structural Factors Affecting Marketing At Wmu, 2017 Western Michigan University
Structural Factors Affecting Marketing At Wmu, Joe Vanderbos
Academic Leadership Academy
This capstone project started with a goal of answering two questions: 1) What structural barriers do WMU staff perceive to prevent the university from creating a more unified, responsive approach to marketing? 2) What organizational structure would lead to a more unified, responsive approach to marketing at WMU?
"(Don’T You) Wish You Were Here?”: Narcissism, Envy And Sharing Of Travel Photos Through Social Media: An Extended Abstract, David G. Taylor
David G. Taylor
Consumers are increasingly relying on user-generated content on social media for their awareness and subsequent decisions regarding travel destinations. This user-generated content – photos, comments, narratives and stories – is perceived by consumers to be more trustworthy and reliable compared to traditional sources of tourism information. ). Thus, understanding consumer motivations for sharing their travel through social media may provide tremendous advantage for tourism marketers.
Male Breadwinner Ideology And The Inclination To Establish Market Relationships: Model Development Using Data From Germany And A Mixed-Methods Research Strategy, Michaela Haase, Ingrid Becker, Alexander Nill, Clifford J. Shultz Ii, James W. Gentry
Clifford J Shultz
A pattern found in many marketing systems, “male breadwinning,” is contingent upon overlapping and shared ideologies, which influence the economic organization and thus the type and number of relationships in those systems. Implementing a mixed-methods research methodology, this article continues and extends previous work in macromarketing on the interplay of markets, ideology, socio-economic organization, and family. A qualitative study illuminated the main ideologies behind male breadwinning and a model was developed to advance the theoretical analysis of the phenomenon of male breadwinning. An experiment in the form of a vignette study was subsequently designed and administered. The qualitative study and ...
Jual Kursi Kantor Murah Surabaya, 2017 Selected Works
Jual Kursi Kantor Murah Surabaya, Milenia Furniture
Targeted Advertising, Platform Competition And Privacy, 2017 KVL Economic Policy Research
Targeted Advertising, Platform Competition And Privacy, Henk L.M. Kox, Bas Straathof, Gijsbert Zwart
Henk LM Kox
The Effects Of Message Claim Type On Comparative Advertising, 2017 Tarleton State University
The Effects Of Message Claim Type On Comparative Advertising, Tommy Hsu, Leona Tam
Atlantic Marketing Association Proceedings
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Virtual Reality As A Promotional Tool: Insights From A Consumer Travel Fair, 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology
Virtual Reality As A Promotional Tool: Insights From A Consumer Travel Fair, Mary O'Rawe, Alex Gibson
Books / Book chapters
Although the potential of virtual reality (VR) as a technology in tourism has been recognised for more than twenty years, (Horan, 1996; Williams and Hobson, 1995), we have witnessed a renewed interest in both academic and business circles recently (Jung, tom Dieck, Lee, & Chung, 2016). From a marketing perspective, VR offers the potential to build a sensory experience of a tourism destination or attraction, and can be used in sales contexts to complement, or indeed, supplant traditional promotional tools such as brochures. The immersive nature of the experience offers a deeper and more emotional assessment of the tourist offering from ...
What Could Tourism Do To A Small Fishing Village: A Case Study Of The City Of Weihai, China, 2017 Fort Hays State University
What Could Tourism Do To A Small Fishing Village: A Case Study Of The City Of Weihai, China, Babu P. George
Weihai City, located on the east end of Shandong Peninsula in Northeastern China was once a small and remote fishing village. In recent years Weihai City has become one of the most popular tourism destinations in China. The tremendous development of tourism has had a significant impact on Weihai’s economy, physical environment, and culture. Weihai is now famous for the beautiful coastal scenery, high quality leisure living, and a strong Korean and increasingly Russian influence. This study examines the perception of Weihai residents on the position of Weihai as a tourist destination and also their vision of Weihai’s ...
The Evolution Of Destination Branding: A Review Of Branding Literature In Tourism, 2017 Fort Hays State University
The Evolution Of Destination Branding: A Review Of Branding Literature In Tourism, Babu P. George
Tourism is a promise and destinations communicate the credibility of that promise by means of destination brands. Branding has become a key tool for tourism destinations to make explicit the complexity of experiences to be expected by tourists visiting a destination. This paper provides a comprehensive literature review of various issues associated with tourism destination branding. It brings together a wide range of debates in the generic marketing literature, places them alongside the nuances of tourism, and thereby identifies unique challenges of branding in tourism destination contexts. Finally, a case study of USP based national tourism branding campaigns in the ...
The Importance Of Search Engine Optimisation, 2017 Singapore Management University
The Importance Of Search Engine Optimisation, Singapore Management University
Good SEO is a business necessity in the Digital Age but not everyone needs in-house SEO expertise; sometimes it makes more sense to hire an agency
Organic Wine: The Influence Of Biospheric, Altruistic, And Egoistic Values On Purchase Intention, Willingness To Pay More, And Willingness To Sacrifice, Imran Rahman Phd, Dennis Reynolds Phd
International Journal of Hospitality Beverage Management
This study developed a conceptual framework for understanding consumers’ behavioral intentions regarding the purchase of organic wine. Based on Schwartz’s values theory, using Stern’s nomenclature, in conjunction with social adaptation theory, altruism, and green signaling, we analyze the role of values in forming organic wine purchase intentions, the willingness to pay more to purchase organic wine, and the willingness to sacrifice quality to purchase organic wine. A self-report consumer survey, operationalized by structural equation modeling, revealed the significant influence of biospheric values on all three types of behavioral intentions. We could not establish significant support for altruistic values ...
Measuring What Matters: Exploring Student Motivations To Inform International Student Recruitment, 2017 SIT Graduate Institute
Measuring What Matters: Exploring Student Motivations To Inform International Student Recruitment, Rebecca Lubitz
Over the last decade, international students in the United States have surpassed the one million mark (Institute of International Education [IIE], 2016(a). Research found here highlights the goals and motivations of this growing constituency and examines factors that influence international students to choose educational experiences in the United States.
Two online surveys were distributed, one to international recruitment agents that work for UC Berkeley Extension, and another to international students. The paper examines survey responses along with existing research to offer data-driven theories on how international educators might more effectively approach student recruitment and program design. The research concluded ...
How Visual Communication Strategies, Brand Familiarity, And Personal Relevance Influence Instagram Users’ Responses To Brand Content, 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi
How Visual Communication Strategies, Brand Familiarity, And Personal Relevance Influence Instagram Users’ Responses To Brand Content, Lijie Zhou
This study comprehensively investigated the effects of visual themes, visual perspective, personal relevance, and brand familiarity on brand constructions (attitude-toward-brand, brand love, brand respect, and three dimensions of brand image) on Instagram. The study consists of two parts. In Study 1, the main and interaction effects of visual design elements on individuals’ visual attentions, brand recognition, and attitude toward brands were examined by using a 4 (visual theme: customer-centric, employee-centric, product-centric, and non-branded) × 2 (view perspective: first-person view vs. third-person view) between-subject eye-tracking test. In Study 2, a 4 (visual theme: customer-centric, employee-centric, non-brand, and product-centric) ×2 (brand familiarity: familiar ...
Role Of Trust And Involvement In The Effectiveness Of Digital Third-Party Organization Endorsement, 2017 University of Hawaii at Manoa
Role Of Trust And Involvement In The Effectiveness Of Digital Third-Party Organization Endorsement, Liming Guan, Vishal Lala
Atlantic Marketing Journal
In this research, an online experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of the mere presence of digital third-party organization (TPO) endorsement and the quality of information conveyed by a digital TPO, referred to as the endorsement information value effect. Involvement and institution-based trust were tested as moderators of the endorsement information value effect. The results confirm the intuitive belief of managers that the mere presence of a digital TPO endorsement benefits websites by reducing risk perceptions, improving attitudes and increasing choice likelihood. The findings from this research revealed that effectiveness of digital TPO endorsement information value was contingent upon ...
A Fine Arts Marketing Elective: Justification Of Need And Proposed Course Content, 2017 Alcorn State University
A Fine Arts Marketing Elective: Justification Of Need And Proposed Course Content, Kimball P. Marshall Ph.D., Rene Desborde, Sharon Thach
Atlantic Marketing Journal
This paper explains the need for a marketing elective course that would address the business field of fine arts marketing with an emphasis on visual arts including painting in various media including drawings and print reproductions, photography, and sculpture. The proposed course would be intended for general business students, marketing majors, and fine arts majors. The paper first reviews the overall business impact of fine arts marketing from a global business and United States perspective. The paper then suggests major topics and readings that would be included in such a course and the order in which these topics might be ...
A Further Empirical Investigation Into The Semantic Meaning Of Advertising Price References, Jeffrey Gutenberg, James M. Quinn
Atlantic Marketing Journal
Abstract – This study extends a well-known investigation of the meaning to consumers of commonly used comparative advertising pricing claims (e.g. “compare at”) by employing a broader demographic representation of respondents than the student sample which was used in the original research. Large and statistically significant differences were found between the two groups of respondents yet the main implications for practitioners remain the same.
An Investigation Of Factors Influencing Consumer Responses To Health-Related Food Product Claims, Jean Darian, Louis A. Tucci, John Stanton, Stephen Baglione
Atlantic Marketing Journal
Abstract – The purpose of this study was to investigate the ability of general versus specific health claims in increasing consumers’ likelihood to consume more fresh mushrooms. The sample was obtained from an Internet panel; and the sample was restricted to consumers of fresh mushrooms. The results indicate that specific health benefits claims are superior to general health benefit claims in influencing consumer purchase intentions
Marketing The Mountain State: A Large N Study Of User Engagement On Twitter, 2017 Illinois State University
Marketing The Mountain State: A Large N Study Of User Engagement On Twitter, Kirk Richardson
Capstone Projects – Politics and Government
Much of the evolving research on the use of social media in destination marketing emphasizes how information diffusion influences the reputational image of place. The present study uses Twitter data to focus on the relative differences in user engagement across discrete account types. Specifically, this is done to examine how the official destination marketing organization of Montana—the Montana Office of Tourism (MTOT)—performs relative to other account types. Several regression analyses conducted on Twitter data associated with an ongoing MTOT place branding campaign reveal that tweets sent from ‘official’ accounts are more likely to be retweeted, and are estimated ...
Business Model: California Agriculture Marketing Agency, 2017 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Business Model: California Agriculture Marketing Agency, Mary M. Alameda, Emma L. Larson
Agricultural Education and Communication
The importance of creating a marketing agency specializing in agriculture is to bridge the gap between producers and consumers. The lack of transparency from the producer has created a torn industry causing the average consumer to be questioning his or her food, or simply not understanding the agricultural way of life. An agricultural marketing firm in California can represent and advocate for local businesses to start closing the producer to consumer gap.
The American farmer excels at many things, but lacks in public communications. Modern day farmers have been able to produce more food than ever despite fewer resources and ...
Marketing And Advertising For Small Business In Local Economies, 2017 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Marketing And Advertising For Small Business In Local Economies, Nathan Ross
This paper analyzed traditional and current marketing and advertising strategies employed by small and local businesses. The research focused on understanding issues and struggles for small businesses in terms of marketing and advertising in order to develop and test a new strategy that was focused on a community event. The event was designed to assimilate successful aspects of current marketing plans into one that has low monetary risk, and little to no extra time investment for the business. A community was created by an art collective called Nomadic Artifacts which was the basis for a case study.
The “Arts & Music ...