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International Journal Of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM)

Effect of Advertising Media on Sales Performance of Cable TV Network Firms in Mwanza City, Tanzania

Rogars Ritagrace , Gerry Batonda

International Journal of Engineering, Business And Management(IJEBM), Vol-6,Issue-2, March - April 2022, Pages 83-104 , 10.22161/ijebm.6.2.7

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Article Info: Received: 17 Jan 2022; Received in revised form: 11 Mar 2022; Accepted: 20 Mar 2022; Available online: 29 Mar 2022


The study aimed to investigate the impacts of advertising media on sales performance of firms in Cable TV network sector in Mwanza city, Tanzania. Specifically, this study concentrated in determining how digital marketing affects sales performance, determining effect of TV/Radio on sales performance of firms, assessing effect of outdoor (out of home) on sales performance.. This study employed quantitative methodology. The targeted population of the study was about 414 network managers from the six Cable TV network service providers and A sample of 83 network managers, selected from a population of 414 Cable TV network firms and were selected using simple random sampling technique. Questionnaire and documentary review are used to collect data. The study employed descriptive statistics and inferential statistics. The results revealed that all the advertising media namelydigital marketing, TV/Radio and outdoor had a significantly positive effect on sales performance of Cable Network firms. The study further found that mobile marketing had the highest effect of firms’ ales performance followed by outdoor adverting, then social media marketing and lastly TV/Radio. The study lastly recommends that management should create readiness of the company in terms of ensuring products and organization area, and establish a great team. The study also recommended that Cable TV firms should use more of modern advertising especially mobile marketing and social media marketing as they can be accessed by customer 24/7/365 and will reach more people. The marketing/Advertising department should develop marketing plan for advertising to assist measuring effectiveness of each advertising media and hence this can help in developing effective marketing activities.

Advertising, Media, Sells performance, Cable TV, and Network. Firms.

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