Categorically reviews the theories of communication, best practices in social media and previous research, and analyzes the corporate involvement towards strategic and tactical stewardship in serving customer-centric business requirements.
PART I: EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL MEDIA 1. Shifts in Marketing Communication 2. Market Communication and Grapevines 3. Strategic Planning with Social Media PART II: ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL MEDIA EFFECTS 4. Social Marketing 5. Digital communities 6. Social Media for Consumer Insight 7. Social Media Metrics 8. Technology and Media Effectiveness PART III: THE SYNTHESIS 9. The Human Factors 10. Communication and Conflicts 11. Globalization and Consumer Behavior