Goran Dedić – University of Split, Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism, Cvite Fiskovića 5, 21000 Split, Croatia

Consumer behaviour;
Digital Marketing

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/LIMEN.2022.309


Fear of missing out (FOMO) can be defined as an individual’s pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experienc­es from which one is absent. Fear of missing out can be considered to arise from deficits in one’s need satisfaction and, considering the fact that pur­chasing behaviour is generally driven by various needs and wants, usage of FOMO-based appeals holds the potential to amplify the effectiveness of those appeals, and the overall effectiveness of promotional activities. This paper provides a research agenda discussing the FOMO phenomena and its implications for promotional activities, primarily highly-targeted ones con­ducted in digital environments

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Dedić, G. (2022). Usage of Fear of Missing Out in Promotional Activities – A Research Agenda. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), International Scientific-Business Conference – LIMEN 2022: Vol 8. Conference proceedings (pp. 309-314). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.  https://doi.org/10.31410/LIMEN.2022.309


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