Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/224708
Authors: 
Garbin Praničević, Daniela
Year of Publication: 
2020
Citation: 
[Title:] Proceedings of the ENTRENOVA - ENTerprise REsearch InNOVAtion Conference, Virtual Conference, 10-12 September 2020 [ISSN:] 2706-4735 [Volume:] 6 [Pages:] 422-429
Abstract: 
Social networks such as Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, blog, and/or Twitter are already recognized as welcome starting points for influencers ready to start their business. "Influencer" refers to people with intensive activity on social networks, people with many followers but also candidates willing to pay for their influence and to promote some brands. This paper research goal is to determine to what extent the influencers on social networks affect the customers when selecting certain products and services. Within the theoretical background, it is elaborated as follows: (i) the relationship between "influencers" activities and the business sector, (ii) influencers' domain of affecting the business, (iii) influencers 'mode of doing business, and (iv) the predictions related to "influencers" business model development. The empirical part provides descriptive statistics of the impact-induced within one social network (i.e. Instagram) on the demand for particular products, namely tourist destination. The practical contribution of the paper derives from analysing of one social network "influencing potential" toward a particular market segment, while the academic contribution presents new insights into dynamics between business and influencers as phenomena.
Subjects: 
Influencers' social networks
business models
tourism destination
JEL: 
M20
M31 O31
O33
Creative Commons License: 
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Document Type: 
Conference Paper

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