THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA PERFORMANCE
The development of social media use in business in the last decade has been very rapid. Companies that have a good and appropriate marketing strategy in the use of social media will benefit from its social media performance. Studies reveal that there are still many businesses that use intuition in developing their social media marketing strategy and with various experiments on their own. This study reveals the social media marketing strategies that SMEs should implement in order to improve their Social Media Performance. Marketing strategies through social media carried out by SMEs in order to have maximum leverage should be moderated by using Social Media based Customer Engagement. This study uses a quantitative approach by collecting data and analyzing data using a sample of 265 food and beverage SMEs in Solo, Semarang, Kudus and Jepara using a purposive sampling method. The data collected in this study through questionnaires to test the empirical model using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM-AMOS).