The 4th World Social Marketing Conference takes place in Sydney, Australia starting this Sunday.
According to the conference website, the mission of the World Social Marketing Conference is to act as a vehicle to help build a global movement dedicated to capturing, spreading and nurturing good practice in Social Marketing, as well as increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Social Marketing practice at both operational and strategic levels. Keynote speakers include Ashfaq Rahman of the Social Marketing Company, author Joel Bakan, Roberto Venturini of the State Government of Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services, and Adrian Bauman of University of Sydney.
To celebrate the World Social Marketing Conference, we’re pleased to bring you the current top five most-read articles from Social Marketing Quarterly. These articles are available to read for free through the month of April.
“Using the Extended Parallel Process Model to Understand Texting While Driving and Guide Communication Campaigns Against It” by Magdalena Cismaru from March 2014
“Social Marketing: A Systematic Review of Research 1998–2012″ by V. Dao Truong from March 2014
“What Can Social Marketers Learn From the Accomplishments of Behavioral Economics?” by Lynne Doner Lotenberg published in OnlineFirst on February 26, 2015
“Smokey the Bear Should Come to the Beach: Using Mascot to Promote Marine Conservation” by Daniel Hayden and Benjamin Dills from March 2015
“Social Marketing and If You Can’t Fix It, Feature It!“ by Moshe Engelberg, Teresa Sanchez, and Jessa Engelberg from March 2015
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