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The Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry seeks to publish high quality, scholarly empirical research article in consumer behavior, marketing research, integrated marketing, internet marketing, e-commerce, persuasive strategies, relationship marketing, marketing and business ethics, distribution strategies, product development strategies, strategic marketing,  customer relationship management, international marketing,  halal management system, ethics and behavior, halal business & marketing, halal tourism, halal foods, pharmaceuticals & personal care products, halal supply chain management, and covering the whole Halal Industry. This journal is geared towards providing a more understanding of society about Halal Industry and digital marketing studies.


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All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry must comply with the Focus and Scope and follow the Author's Guide. The journal is dedicated to research on innovation in digital marketing and halal industries. Any submission that offers new contributions to digital marketing and halal industry scientific research is highly welcomed.

The manuscript must be formatted according to the writing pattern of scientific journals. The rules set out in the Manual of Publications of the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th edition must be followed. You can use the reference management software Mendeley or Zotero, and choose the settings for the American Psychological Association (APA) 7th Edition.

Manuscripts submitted to this journal may be written in English or Indonesian. English or Indonesian manuscripts are preferred to follow good standards of grammar rules. If the Indonesian manuscript is declared accepted, translation into English and proofreading correction will be required.

The author must confirm that the work has not been published or submitted to be published elsewhere. To verify authenticity, all scripts will be checked by plagiarism detection software. The authors are advised to use the online service of TurnitinTM or iThenticateTM to check for similarities. The journal editor will also check similarities using the same online service (with a threshold of 15% maximum similarity, according to TurnitinTM output).

All manuscripts submitted to the journal will be reviewed closely (double-blind peer review), which means the identity of the author is hidden from the reviewers, and vice versa. All manuscripts will first be evaluated by the Chief Editor on their suitability for the journal. Reports deemed suitable by the Editor are usually sent to at least two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the paper. If necessary, a third reviewer is required for critical recommendations for the article. The editor is responsible for the final decision regarding the acceptance or rejection of the article. The editor’s decision is the end.


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This journal is published twice in a year.


copyright Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


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Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry utilizes the Public Knowledge Project Private LOCKSS Network (PKP-PLN) to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries, which are permitted to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restorationSee the LOCKSS Publisher Manifest.



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Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry is a peer-reviewed journal, published biannually by Department of Management, Faculty of Islamics Economics and Business, Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Walisongo Semarang Indonesia. It is available online as open access sources as well as in print. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor-in-chief, the Editorial Board, the reviewer, and the publisher. This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a clear reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific methods. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the reviewer, the publisher, and the society. The publisher of Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry, is obliged to guard all stages of publishing seriously and recognizes its ethical standards and other responsibilities. Department of Management, Faculty of Islamics Economics and Business, Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Walisongo Semarang Indonesia is committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.

Publication decisions

The editor of the Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry is responsible for deciding the best and eligible articles to be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making their decisions.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions

Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.


Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.


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All authors are suggested to use plagiarsm detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of article of this journal by using Turnitin software


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The manuscript that is registered must use the manager's reference application Mendeley 


bookmark_border Allegation of Research Misconducts

Research misconduct refers to fabrication, falsification, citation manipulation, or plagiarism in producing, performing, or reviewing research and in writing it up, or in the reporting of research results. When authors are found to have been involved in research misconduct or other serious irregularities involving articles that have been published in scientific journals, the editors have the responsibility to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the scientific records.

In cases of suspected misconduct, the editors and editorial board will use the best practices of COPE to assist them in resolving any complaint and addressing the misconduct fairly. This will include an investigation of the allegation by the editors. A submitted manuscript that is found to contain such misconduct will be rejected. In cases where a published paper is found to involve such misconduct, a retraction will be published and linked to the original article.

The first step in such a process involves determining the validity of the allegation and assessing whether it is consistent with the definition of research misconduct. This also involves determining whether the individuals alleging misconduct have relevant conflicts of interest. 

If scientific misconduct or the presence of other substantial research irregularities is a possibility, the allegations will be shared with the corresponding author, who, on behalf of all of the co-authors, will be requested to provide a detailed response. After the response is received and evaluated, additional reviews and involvement of experts (such as statistical reviewers) may be needed. For cases in which it is unlikely that misconduct has occurred, clarifications, additional analyses, or both, published as letters to the editor, and often including a correction notice and correction to the published article, are sufficient. 

Institutions are expected to conduct an appropriate and thorough investigation of allegations of scientific misconduct. Ultimately, authors, journals, and institutions have an important obligation to ensure the accuracy of scientific records. By responding appropriately to concerns about scientific misconduct, and taking necessary actions based on evaluation of such concerns, such as corrections, retractions with replacement, or retractions, Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry will continue to fulfill its responsibilities of ensuring the validity and integrity of the scientific record.

The explanation of Allegation of Research Misconducts follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), which can be accessed at


Papers published in Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry will be considered for retraction if:

  1. there is clear evidence that the findings are unreliable, either as a result of misconduct (e.g., data fabrication) or honest error (e.g., miscalculation or experimental error)
  2. the findings have previously been published elsewhere without proper cross-referencing, permission, or justification (i.e., cases of redundant publication)
  3. they constitute plagiarism
  4. they involve unethical research

The mechanism of retraction follows the Retraction Guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), which can be accessed at


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Revenue Sources

The operations of Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry are funded by the State (the Ministry of Religious Affairs Republic of Indonesia), through Daftar Isian Pelaksanaan Anggaran (DIPA) of Universitas Islam Negeri Walisongo Semarang, Indonesia.


Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry does not accept advertising from any parties.

Direct Marketing

In promoting the journal and publications to the public, Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry attempts to avoid actions detrimental to other parties (e.g., spreading spam) and to avoid misleading information between prospective authors and the publishers.


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Every article submitted to the Journal of Digital Marketing and Halal Industry must meet the ethical clearance requirements, including:

  1. The research aims of any study should both benefit society and minimise social harm.
  2. Researchers should endeavour to balance professional integrity with respect for national and international law.
  3. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that research is commissioned and conducted with respect for, and awareness of, gender differences.
  4. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that research is commissioned and conducted with respect for all groups in society, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion and culture.
  5. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that research is commissioned and conducted with respect for under-represented social groups and that attempts are made to avoid their marginalisation or exclusion.
  6. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that the concerns of relevant stakeholders and user groups are addressed.
  7. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that an appropriate research method is selected on the basis of informed professional expertise.
  8. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that the research team has the necessary professional expertise and support.
  9. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that the research process does not involve any unwarranted material gain or loss for any participants.
  10. Researchers should endeavour to ensure factual accuracy and avoid falsification, fabrication, suppression or misinterpretation of data.
  11. Researchers should endeavour to reflect on the consequences of research engagement for all participants, and attempt to alleviate potential disadvantages to participation for any individual or category of person.
  12. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that reporting and dissemination are carried out in a responsible manner.
  13. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that methodology and findings are open for discussion and peer review.
  14. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that any debts to previous research as a source of knowledge, data, concepts and methodology should be fully acknowledged in all outputs.
  15. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that participation in research should be voluntary.
  16. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that decisions about participation in research are made from an informed position.
  17. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that all data are treated with appropriate confidentiality and anonymity.
  18. Researchers should endeavour to ensure that research participants are protected from undue intrusion, distress, indignity, physical discomfort, personal embarrassment, or psychological or other harm

Further explanation regarding this can be accessed at the following link