The Effect of Social Media Marketing Activities on Purchase Intention with Brand Equity and Social Brand Engagement: Empirical Evidence from Korean Cosmetic Firms

소셜 미디어 마케팅 활동이 브랜드 자산과 소셜 브랜드 개입을 통해 구매 의도에 미치는 영향: 한국 화장품 회사를 중심으로

  • Choedon, Tenzin (International Business Cooperative Course, Graduate School of Dongguk University) ;
  • Lee, Young-Chan (Dept. Business Administration, Dongguk University)
  • 뗀진최된 (동국대학교 일반대학원 국제비즈니스협동과정) ;
  • 이영찬 (동국대학교 경주캠퍼스 상경대학 경영학부)
  • Received : 2020.09.06
  • Accepted : 2020.09.18
  • Published : 2020.09.30


This study provides a new perspective on the effect of social media marketing activities (SMMA) on purchase intention in Korean cosmetic firms. The increasing use of social media has changed how firms engage their brand with consumers. This phenomenon triggered a need for this research to examine further the influence of SMMA on social brand engagement (SBE), brand equity (BE), and purchase intention (PI). The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of SMMA on purchase intention in Korean cosmetic firms with brand equity and social brand engagement. The factors of SMMA were identified based on previous literature reviews that have an impact on social media marketing activity. To empirically test the effects of SMMA, this study conducted a questionnaire survey on 219 social media users for data analysis out of the initial 332 survey data. The results reveal that all five SMMA elements are positively related to BE, SBE, and PI. The study enables cosmetic brands to forecast the future purchasing behavior of their customers more accurately and brings clarity to manage their assets and marketing activities as well.

본 연구에서는 한국 화장품의 구매의도에 대한 소셜미디어 마케팅 활동의 효과를 실증적으로 검증하고자 한다. 소셜미디어의 사용이 증가함에 따라 기업이 소비자와 브랜드를 연결하는 마케팅 방식이 변하고 있다. 따라서 소셜미디어 마케팅 활동이 소비자의 소셜브랜드 참여, 브랜드 자산 및 구매의도에 미치는 영향을 실증적으로 분석할 필요가 있다. 본 연구의 목적은 한국 화장품 회사들의 소셜미디어 마케팅 활동이 브랜드 자산과 소셜브랜드 참여를 통해 소비자의 화장품 구매의도에 미치는 영향을 실증적으로 분석하는 것이다. 선행 연구를 통해 소셜미디어 마케팅 활동을 포함한 구성개념들을 정의하고 설문문항을 개발하였다. 총 332개의 설문지를 수집하여 이중 불성실하게 작성된 설문지를 제외한 219개의 설문데이터를 사용하여 분석을 수행하였다. 분석결과 5개의 소셜미디어 마케팅 활동은 브랜드자산, 소셜브랜드 참여 그리고 구매의도에 긍정적인 영향을 미치는 것으로 나타났다. 본 연구를 통해 화장품 회사들은 소셜미디어를 활용한 마케팅 활동을 강화하고 이를 통한 브랜드자산의 축적과 사용자의 소셜브랜드 참여를 유도하는 것이 중요하다는 점을 확인할 수 있었다.



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