Social Media Marketing: A Strategic Approach promises to be the seminal textbook in the field with its distinctive conceptual foundation and practical approach to developing successful social media marketing plans. A proven eight-step social media planning model provides students with a cumulative learning experience, showing them how to construct social media strategies that achieve desired marketing goals. show more show less
Melissa S. Barker is a marketing and public relations professional, specializing in social media marketing and search engine marketing. She designed and implemented a social media marketing campaign for the Virtual Private Library, a popular subject directory, which included the production of a widely viewed five-star rated promotional YouTube video called, "The Virtual Private Library and the Deep Web," as well as a feature article, "Top 10 Internet Search Tips." She lives Washington State.