The 4-1-1 on the (Not So) New Marketing Trend: Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

If you are a communications pro, I don’t need to tell you that influencer marketing is hot and could soon outpace traditional paid media spend. Everyone is jumping on the influencer marketing bandwagon because it’s all the rage, just like every other fly-by-night new trend.

How to Repurpose Influencer Content for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

When it comes to asking whether or not your brand should be repurposing its influencer-generated content – there’s really no question about it. Consider Influencer Marketing First. Has your brand considered taking influencer marketing one step further?

Influencer Marketing: 10 Mistakes Brands Make and How to Fix Them

Pam Moore

Influence marketing is helping brands big and small ignite their online and offline communities, increase brand awareness and nurture powerful relationships when done right. Every brand touch is an impression of your brand. Why trust matters with influencers.

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

This is where influencer marketing comes to the rescue. Loosely defined as a marketing strategy involving influencers to impact buyer decisions and boost a brand’s visibility by using their online personality and popularity, influencer marketing has many takers.

Monday Roundup: Influencer Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s all the rage these days: influencer relationships are becoming more and more intertwined with PR endeavors. And that’s because influencer-led content can often reach your desired audience in a more meaningful way than traditional media efforts.

7 Influencers to Follow for Holiday Inspiration

Ignite Social Media

We search for inspiration every year and what a better place to go for ideas than holiday influencers who live and breathe this type of stuff? No need to fret over holiday planning ideas when you can borrow inspiration from influencers!

New report resurrects AVE measurement for influencer campaigns

Sherrilynne Starkie

That’s why I was surprised to see the concept resurrected in a recent report from InfluencerDB , an influencer marketing software company, which uses Earned Media Value (EMV), the cash value of attention a brand gets on social media. So where’s the influence?

Influencer relations: how to build trust

Sherrilynne Starkie

One of the biggest changes is the rise of ‘Influencer Relations” We used to focus on media professionals as the core influencer group and we still do. Here’s six rules for good influencer relations. Work for the influencer.

Influencer Branded Content Disclaimers on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

If you work on influencer marketing you should know all about branded content disclaimers on social media and the FTC. Two of those networks have helped make influencer disclosures up front and clear in regards brand partnerships.

Influencer Marketing: How to Co-Create Content with Top Industry Influencers

Pam Moore

Keeping up with the content demands of successful brand, audience and content marketing can be challenging even for the most experienced and qualified brands and marketers. The same study also found that 86% of marketers use influencer marketing as part of their content strategy.

25 Male Influencers To Check Out

Ignite Social Media

When influencer marketing first started, there weren’t many male influencers. A handful of years back we gave you 100 women bloggers to check out , now let’s see how many men bloggers (now referred to as influencers as they don’t always have a blog) we can find!

Learn How to Grow Your Business with Micro-Influencer Marketing in this Free Mini-Course

Pam Moore

Do you know the difference between a micro-influencer and an influencer as it relates to business marketing strategies? Did you know that 86% of brands use influencer marketing as a form of content marketing? – Influencer marketing foundations 101.

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Six Keys to Make It With Influencer Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Influencer marketing is becoming an increasingly popular, and powerful, tool for marketers. A common trend across quite a number of these posts—including pieces from Forbes , Entrepreneur , NewCo Shift , and AdWeek —was increased use of influencer marketing.”

2019 Influencer Marketing Trends for Brands

Pixlee

Influencer marketing has proven to be one of the most effective forms of connecting with a community. But there are key trends that brands should be aware of if they want to expand success in their influencer marketing strategy in 2019. Instagram Will Remain a Key Influencer Marketing Channel. Also, the platform will continue to be the leading one for brand-influencer collaborations. Trend #4: The Number of Influencers Will Continue to Increase.

Conversation Gained-How to Determine Influence in B2B Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

I don’t know a marketer out there that would say that influence in social media is not a commodity, if you know how to leverage it. Discussions on influence in social have been around since social began. B2B influencers? Hint: These might be (are) your influencers.

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Facebook Announces 'Brand Collabs Manager' Platform to Connect Influencers with Brands

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched a new tool to connect influencers with brands, and facilitate new marketing opportunities

4 Tactics to Influence Brand Loyalty through Social Media

Ignite Social Media

When we, as consumers, feel understood and cared for, a similar reaction occurs, resulting in our own loyalty to the brands that we feel really speak to us, and our wants and needs. optimal tone of voice; ideal creative; subtle, yet convincing, brand benefits; etc.)

Ways to Track Influencer Marketing ROI [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Ever wondered what the ROI of influencer marketing is? How much do brands invest and get in return? This infographic provides some insight

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The 4 Secrets of Influencer Engagement

Waxing UnLyrical

Ed: Jordan works for Traackr, an SBC client; we developed the Academy of Influencer Marketing together. Influencer marketing has officially gone mainstream. 84% of brands plan to integrate influencers into their current marketing strategy. Guest Post by Jordan Feise. [Ed:

The Power of Micro-Influencers on Instagram

Social Media Today

While big-name influencers can boost brand awareness, micro-influencers may actually have more capacity to inspire action and conversions

The Rise of Influencer Fraud

Meltwater

Weeding out Fake InfluencersTrack Community GrowthFollowers is a metric that brands flock to when choosing influencers. Fake influencers, therefore, purchase followers. Influencer Marketing

How B2B Brands are Using Influencers as a Secret Weapon

Social Media Today

Influencer marketing is not just for B2C brands - here are some examples of B2Bs that are using influencers to boost their messaging

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Influencer Marketing 101: Definitions, Benefits and Success Tips in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

There is no doubt influencer marketing is a powerful way to zoom your social media and business success online. According to TapInfluence, Influencer marketing content delivers 11X higher ROI than traditional forms of digital marketing. Definition of influencer marketing.

The Many Faces of Digital Influence

Direct Marketing Observations

I’ve been in the search and social media space long enough to know that without a doubt the two most vexing topics year in and year out are how best to leverage a brands presence in social media and how to engage with influencers. Does that mean influence?

Influencer Marketing – Part 1

Saying It Social

Influencer Marketing is an emerging method of advertising that is proving itself an effective and, for some brands, integral component of digital marketing strategy. Here is some background on why influencer marketing is now considered a highly effective form of advertising. The post Influencer Marketing – Part 1 appeared first on.

The Many Faces of Social Influence

Direct Marketing Observations

I’ve been in the social media space for over 10 years now and without a doubt the two most vexing topics year in and year out are how best to leverage a brands presence in social media and how to engage with influencers. In my opinion, influence in social can have many faces.

11 Criteria for Comparing Influencer Marketing Proposals

Ignite Social Media

You’re looking for help with an influencer marketing campaign , so you’ve decided to outsource the program to a company that does it all the time. They both seem great, so how do you compare influencer marketing proposals to ensure you get the best fit? Influencer Marketing Influencer

Reflections on Brand Advocates & Social Influence

Mindjumpers

Tweet When we’re talking about a business managing a social media presence – or several for that matter, we’re beginning to hear more about brand advocates. Brand advocates = trusted people. Brand advocates = Facebook-ers, bloggers etc. Brand loyalists vs brand advocates.

Monday Roundup: Building Influencer Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

And building influencer relationships is one of the best ways to spread the word about your business or campaign. Influencer Engagement: 15 Ways to Fail & 25 Ways to WIN [eBook]. How To Connect With Influencers: Q&A With Stacey Miller and Natalia Dykyj.

Social Media Influencers vs Brand Advocates: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

How should you approach influencers and advocates on social media? INFLUENCERS VS BRAND ADVOCATES & WHY INFLUENCER OUTREACH IS OVERRATED. 40,000 Twitter followers may look tempting, but don’t overlook your own satisfied customers, your genuine Brand Advocates.

5 Unique Ways to Engage Influencers

Ignite Social Media

Following consumer buying trends where social media content has increasingly become an important factor in purchase decisions , more and more brands are turning to influencer marketing as a way to reach engaged audiences. Influencer Marketplace Programs .

Monday Roundup: Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re not already leveraging the power of influencer marketing for your campaigns, you’re missing out. In the meantime, let’s see what they and several past #measurePR guests have had to say about influencer marketing in this week’s roundup.

Top 3 Mistakes Brands Make with Influencer Marketing

Convince & Convert

Influencer marketing—who hasn’t heard of it? More buzz-worthy than a hive of bees, this valuable strategy is quickly becoming (and, in some cases, already is) the focus of many brands looking to optimize the social space. Engaging with the Wrong Influencers.

Influencer marketing goes mainstream

Sherrilynne Starkie

Influencer marketing is nothing new. PR pros have been building positive relationships with influencers since the dawn of the profession. What has changed is the definition of what, or who, an influencer is. Instagram influencer marketing.

Influencers Influence Purchase Behavior, Steal Eyeballs | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Influencer content reportedly grabs one-fifth of our time spent consuming media, and a YouTube influencer makes $4,000 in just 90 minutes. A Whopping 19% of Total Media Consumption Now Goes to Influencers. Think Influencer marketing is just for the young folk?

7 Instagram Influencer Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

Later

Looking for influencer marketing tips for the holiday season? The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s high time to start planning your Instagram influencer marketing campaign! . Why You Should Use Instagram Influencers This Holiday Season.

Avoid These 7 Rookie Influencer Marketing Mistakes

agora pulse

Influencer marketing takes many shapes, from sponsored blog posts all the way to product placement in Instagram shots and YouTube videos. The influencer promotes specific products or services to their audience. Not doing your research on the influencer.

7 Pillars of Solid Influencer Marketing Programs

Waxing UnLyrical

As more and more brands jump on the influencer marketing bandwagon, how they structure influencer programs and communications is becoming increasingly important. What exactly is it you want influencers to do? Designate a point person for influencer communications.

Influencer: understand your audience to better pitch to brands

Audiense

Hi influencer , today we’re dedicating this post to you. Not everything is brands and agencies in influencer marketing. We never tire of repeating that the size of an influencer’s community is no indication of the true influence over an audience.

4 key factors to consider when choosing an influencer for your brand

Audiense

Is there anyone out there who still hasn’t considered the use of influencer marketing ? Once a target audience is defined and the relevant influencers are identified it is essential to create the perfect influencer shortlist before choosing the right one. Calling all marketeers!

Leveraging LinkedIn Influencers to Boost your Company Profile and Brand

Devumi

One group of professionals that you definitely want to attract on LinkedIn are influencers. These well-respected members of the community can help a lot in boosting your brand’s prominence. What are LinkedIn influencers LinkedIn describes its […].

How to Get Top Influencers to Work with Your Brand

The Social Media Hat

If you partner with the right influencers to promote your brand, you are likely to win the trust of their followers too. Here's how to start your Influencer Marketing

Snapchat Launches New Program to Pair Brands with Platform Influencers

Social Media Today

Snapchat is launching a new program that will help brands improve their campaigns by connecting with platform experts