Internet Marketing: Integrating Online and Offline Strategies, 3rd Edition

  • Mary-Lou Roberts Retired Professor of Marketing
  • Debra Zahay Northern Illinois University
  • ISBN-10: 1133625908
  • ISBN-13: 9781133625902
  • 512 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2008
  • © 2013 | Published
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Overview

INTERNET MARKETING, 3RD EDITION provides comprehensive coverage of the rapidly changing field of Internet marketing that is timely and relevant. It relies on extant marketing theory where appropriate and introduces many conceptual frameworks to structure student understanding of Internet marketing issues. Above all, it works on the premise that the Internet--whether used as a medium of communication or as a channel of distribution--is only one component of the contemporary marketer's arsenal. The key issue facing marketers today is how to best integrate this powerful new component, continuing developments in Internet marketing into their strategies and media plans. That ongoing challenge represents the essential theme of this text.


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Features/Benefits

  • Information Technology concepts easy to grasp: Students must understand the basics of the underlying technology that supports Internet marketing. This text makes rather complex IT concepts understandable to the student who has only the required MIS basics.
  • Internet marketing is presented throughout as a global phenomenon: The Internet is a world without walls. Global material and examples are used throughout the text integrated by subject matter.
  • Internet Exercises give students an opportunity to explore the topics and discussions in the chapter in the real-life setting of the Internet.
  • Numerous screen captures from the Internet showcase real-world, and timely relative examples of concepts from the text.

What's New

  • New approaches to student engagement throughout the text--i.e. new features, new guidelines.
  • Expanded emphasis throughout on social media marketing.
  • Two NEW chapters: one on social media marketing, and one on lead generation and conversion in B2B markets.
  • New Internet Marketing Tools section with completely updated chapters.
  • Illustrations of mobile marketing and apps throughout with a completely rewritten Mobile Marketing chapter.

Table of Contents

Part I: FOUNDATIONS OF INTERNET MARKETING.
1. Internet Marketing as Part of Marketing Communications Mix.
2. The Internet Value Chain.
3. Business Models and Strategies.
4. Direct and Database Foundations.
Part II: ESSENTIAL INTERNET MARKETING TOOLS.
5. Branding and Video Marketing.
6. Display Advertising and Other Customer Acquisition Tools.
7. Email Marketing to Build Consumer and Business Relationships.
8. Search Marketing–SEO and PPC.
9. Social Media Marketing.
Part III: DEVELOPING INTERNET MARKETING STRATEGIES AND PROGRAMS.
10. Lead Generation and Conversion in B2B and B2C Markets.
11. Customer Relationship Development and Management.
12. Developing and Maintaining Effective Web Sites.
13. Customer Service and Support in Web Space.
Part IV: EVALUATING PERFORMANCE AND OPPORTUNITIES.
14. Measuring and Evaluating Web Marketing Programs.
15. Social and Regulatory Issues: Privacy, Security, and Intellectual Property.
16. Mobile Marketing and Media Convergence.

Meet the Author

About the Author

Mary-Lou Roberts

Mary Lou Roberts has been a tenured professor of marketing at the University of Massachusetts and held a number of administrative positions there including Director of Development. She currently teaches Internet Marketing to a global cadre of students at the Harvard University Extension School. Her Ph.D. in marketing is from the University of Michigan. She is senior author of Direct Marketing Management, 2e, available on her website www.marylouroberts.info. She has published extensively in marketing journals in the U.S. and Europe. Dr. Roberts is a frequent presenter on programs of both professional and academic marketing organizations, and has consulted and provided planning services and management training programs for a wide variety of corporations and non-profit organizations. She has been an active member of many professional organizations and has served on a number of their boards.

Debra Zahay

Debra Zahay is the Restaurant.com Professor of Interactive Marketing at Northern Illinois University. She holds her Doctorate in Marketing from the University of Illinois, her Master of Management from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, her Juris Doctor from Loyola University in Chicago and her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Zahay researches how firms can facilitate customer relationships, particularly using customer information. Some current and recent research topics include customer information management for competitive advantage, information use in new product development and particularly crowd-sourcing, data warehousing in CRM environments, email personalization and other aspects of interactive marketing. Some of the journals in which she has published include Journal of Product Innovation Management, Decision Sciences, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Advertising Research, Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Journal of Interactive Marketing, Interactive Marketing, Journal of Database Marketing, and in the working paper series for the Marketing Science Institute. She has presented her work at many academic and practitioner conferences. Prior teaching experiences include North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina and DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Zahay has been the President of her own database and relationship management consulting firm since 1993 and has extensive experience helping companies identify and develop customer relationships. Her prior business experience includes senior marketing management responsibilities at MCI Telecommunications and Dun & Bradstreet. She has also served as a Vice President on the Executive Board of the Chicago American Marketing Association and currently serves on the Board of the Chicago Association of Direct Marketing.