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From search engine optimisation to search engine marketing management: development of a new area for information systems research

Heinze, A, Fletcher, G and Chadwick, C 2010, From search engine optimisation to search engine marketing management: development of a new area for information systems research , in: UK Academy for Information Systems 15th Annual Conference 2010 “Information Systems: Past, Present and Looking to the Future”, 23rd - 24th March 2010, Oriel College, University of Oxford..

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Abstract

Search Engine Optimisation was a term used by web developers in the late 90s to highlight the importance of increasing a website’s position in search engines’ results. Further development of the Internet in terms of the diversity of its users and uses such as e-commerce, blogging and wikis have highlighted the need for technical staff to work more closely with marketing professionals resulting in a new area of work – Search Engine Marketing Management. The paper highlights the emerging role of Search Engine Marketing Management as a new and increasingly important area for future information systems researchers and research. Reaching beyond the 'simple' undifferentiated goal of increasing visitors to a website, a mature perspective of marketing is developing - that of realising strategic marketing objectives. The practical contribution of this paper is found in the development of awareness among management roles of the importance and nuances of search engines and the tactics required to harness the benefits of multiple online communication channels within organisational marketing strategy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Subjects / Themes > Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources > ZA4050 Computer network resources
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > T Technology (General) > T175 Industrial research. Research and development
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Centre for Digital Business
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: Dr Aleksej Heinze
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2010 14:00
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:18
URI: http://usir.eprints.org/id/eprint/9353

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