Investigation of an Extended Typology for Marketing Destinations with YouTube

Arunsalam Sambhanthan, Samantha Thelijjagoda, Alice Good, Ada Scupola

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This article describes how YouTube has been evolving as an e-tool for marketing activities over the past decade. Utilizing YouTube for enhancing marketing endeavours is a strategy practiced by marketing professionals across a growing number of industries. The research documented in this article investigates virtual community-based destination marketing using an extended conceptualisation of a virtual community typology. A non-participant netnographic investigation of virtual communities through a content analysis has been applied in this article to investigate the research questions. The contribution includes the application of an extended typology of virtual communities to YouTube leading to a number of managerial implications for marketing practice on using YouTube as an effective marketing tool.
TidsskriftInternational Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations
Udgave nummer3
Antal sider16
StatusUdgivet - 2018

Bibliografisk note

This article has been republished as a book chapter in: Management Association, Information Resources, editor. Destination Management and Marketing: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice. IGI Global, 2020. http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-2469-5
The direct URL is: http://doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-2469-5.ch064

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