QUT ePrints

Consumers' emotional appraisals and action tendencies arising from mobile viral marketing

Andrews, Lynda, Drennan, Judy, & Russell-Bennett, Rebekah (2008) Consumers' emotional appraisals and action tendencies arising from mobile viral marketing. In EMAC Conference, 27-30 May, 2008, The Brighton Centre, Brighton.

View at publisher

Abstract

This study examines consumers' emotional responses to receiving viral mobile marketing communications in comparison to receiving mobile marketing communications where permission has not been given. The study also examines the relationship between these experienced emotions and what action tendencies consumers might consider as a result of these emotions, as well as how they attribute causality for their emotions. Using scenarios in an experimental design, the findings show that there are differences in consumer emotions as a result of the two marketing approaches. The findings also identify relationships between consumers' causal attributions and action tendencies in relation to themselves, the friend sending the viral m-marketing communication and the company involved.

Impact and interest:

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

750 since deposited on 01 Jul 2009
134 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 26055
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: viral mobile marketing., causal attributions and action tendencies,, appraisal theory
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing Management (incl. Strategy and Customer Relations) (150503)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Please consult author
Deposited On: 01 Jul 2009 14:10
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 23:52

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page