Personal branding valuation and social media usage are new and empirically unexplored areas of research. The aim of the presented study is to determine how social media performance and sentiment are related to the value of a personal brand. Based on an example of 100 most valuable football players, in reference to transfermarkt.com and the sentione.com (sentiment analysis), the author points out the strongest correlations and cross-correlations between a personal brand value and the sentiment measured for social media such as forums, microblogs, blogs, portals, FB (Facebook), and photo& video platforms. The author claims that in the case of top football players’ personal brands, competencies (professional first and social next) to a large extent determine their reputation. Presented findings suggest that social media is a perfect modern tool for sustaining personal brand equity and creating a final value through the relational capital creation. This is the first study which examines the social media top football players personal brands performance in the relation to their market value, including sentiment analysis. Results of this study deliver the clear evidence which of platforms are the most effective to promote football players personal brands in social media, what is important for the theory application.
- Aktywność konferencyjna
- materiały konferencyjne indeksowane w Web of Science
- Tytuł wydania:
- Innovation Management and Education Excellence through Vision 2020 strony 605 - 614
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- Opis bibliograficzny:
- Kucharska W..: Personal Brand Value and Social Media, the Top Football Players’ Case, W: Innovation Management and Education Excellence through Vision 2020, 2018, International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA) ,.
- Politechnika Gdańska
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