Digital Marketing

  • Course Number: 3508
  • Subject: Marketing
  • Semester(s) Offered: Fall
  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Description:

    Digital technologies are an integral component of daily life for firms and consumers. Although digital marketing is an important part of business strategy, the dynamic nature of technology and consumer culture raises many strategic and societal challenges. This course examines the theories and concepts underlying the use of information and communication technology by firms and consumers, and challenges students to critique and utilize digital tools, including social media platforms, online reviews, inbound marketing and blogs, paid search, digital and programmatic advertising, search engine optimization, email marketing, mobile marketing and online promotions. The identification of critical success factors and best practices are central to the course, as are digital analytics and other methods for analyzing market effectiveness. The course examines the theory and realities of digital marketing in both business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) markets.