Title: Influencer marketing - an instrument to proliferation of the digital occurrence

Authors: Bhuvanesh Kumar Sharma, Vimal Kamleshkumar Bhatt and Lokesh Arora

Journal: International Journal of Enterprise Network ManagementVol. 12, No. 4

Publication date: 2021

Publisher: Inderscience

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Influencer marketing received prominence as a mighty device for brands to connect with consumers because of the high belief aspect that social influencers shared with their audiences. The purposes of this research are to find out consumer preference for particular social media channels for influencing marketing, what would be the right run time and the influence of influencing marketing on creating purchase intent to the consumers. The outcome of this research suggested that influencer marketing is very effective among youngsters and YouTube is the most preferred social media channel to get influences. The study suggested that the organisations able to develop trust in users through influencer marketing and evening after 7 PM is the most preferred time when users are most active on social media and to get influenced. Further, the study also suggested that influencing marketing is more effective in creating purchase intent among young consumers.