The adoption process

Continuation

Awareness

Interest

Evaluation

Trial

Purchase/ Adoption

Post purchase evaluation

Evaluation

Rejection

Profile of consumer innovators
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Interest in product category Opinion leader Personality traits Perceived risk and venturesomeness Purchase and consumption characteristics Media habits Social character Demographics

Are there generalized innovators?

Personal influence and opinion leadership
‡ Opinion leadership

Dynamics in opinion leadership process
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Credibility Positive and negative information Information and advice OL is category specific

Motivation behind opinion leadership
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Needs of opinion leaders Needs of opinion receivers Purchase pals Surrogate buyers Vs opinion leaders

Difference between
‡ opinion leader ‡ surrogate buyers

Measurement of opinion leadership
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Self designating method Sociometric method Key informant method Objective method

Implications of personal influence and opinion leadership
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Identifying and influencing opinion leaders Creating opinion leaders Simulating opinion leaders Stimulating opinion leaders

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