WEBSITE USABILITY, SATISFACTION, LOYALTY, SECURITY PERCEPTION, TRUST AND WORD OF MOUTH IN E-COMMERCE BUSINESS
Oleh : Chintia Rosdiana Dewi 1, Gede Sri Darma 2
This research aims to analyzes explosive growth of the e-commerce nowdays, especially in Indonesia,is continuously increasing the competitiveness between the e-commerce agents involved in it. The appearance of the internet reduced the search costs and provided the high flowof information obtained by the consumer, made it more difficult to increase the consumerloyaltyin an online business.Word-of-mouthis regarded as a powerful tool for advancementof the competitive advantage in e-commerceaimed by marketing managers. By using the method of structural equation a modeling analyzes. Due to this issue, this research analyzes the role of website usability, satisfaction, loyalty, security perception and trust in developing positive word-of-mouth in e-commerce business. It was foundthat website usability had a significant positive effect on customer satisfaction and security perception, while consumer satisfactionoffered a significant positive effect on loyalty and positive word-of-mouth. It also was found that security perception builtpositive effect to trust significantly.The trust it self, had the role on increasing the consumer loyalty value, unfortunately it was not thesignificant one. And as expected, loyalty was significantly related to positive word-of-mouth. In addition, customer satisfaction, website usability and loyalty was found to be the top three factors whichcontributed biggest number of the total effect on the role to increasing the positive word-of-mouth in e-commerce. For further, several conclusions, managerial implications and possibilities for future research are arise.
Keywords : website usability, satisfaction, loyalty, security perception, trust, word of mouth, e-commerce