Social Marketing Quarterly
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Social Marketing Quarterly

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 15245004, 15394093
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc.
History: 1994-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories


Social Marketing Quarterly SMQ is a scholarly internationally circulated journal that covers theoretical research and practical issues confronting social marketers. As one of only two journals exclusively focused on social marketing issues SMQ targets social marketers and other professionals interested in contributing to social marketing theory and practice. SMQ consists of research studies case studies conference notices essays editorials book reviews and other relevant news regarding social marketing efforts around the world. This comprehensive approach makes it an invaluable resource for practitioners academics program developers policy makers and administrators.SMQ publishes original work and fosters a cooperative exploration of ideas and practices in order to build bridges among various disciplines so that innovative change strategies and alliances are created. Manuscripts are submitted to a doubleblind peerreview process. Sections include Applications Theory and Review Training Initiatives Book Reviews Notes from the Field Resources and Looking Ahead.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    3.143 3.606 3.615
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    2.76 2.886 3.141
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    2.548 2.344 2.034
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    1.762 1.6 1.628
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    1.022 1.03 1.318
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.818 1.302 1.435
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    1.625 1.677 1.547
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    1.585 1.2 1.169
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.891 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.354 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.741 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.675 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.465 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.658 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.381 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0.182 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    0.255 NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    0.229 NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    0.273 NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    0.053 NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    0.096 NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    0.147 NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0.09 NA NA
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Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History