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.

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.

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!

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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Three Influencer Marketing Secrets to Drive Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

Because of this aversion to ads, using influencers to sell products has become all the rage. Or perhaps you’re looking for new ways to get influencers engaged. Look for mid-level influencers; don’t just target the biggest names in your industry. Guest post by Tim Brown.

Understanding Martech Niches: Content Marketing's TOP influencers

Audiense

Our analysis of this audience is not a high-level influencer identification but a deep dive into the sub-categories within content marketing to identify the most relevant people to target for industry professionals. Influencer Marketing

What You Need to Know About Influencer Marketing in 2018: FREE Webinar Nov 30th

Pam Moore

Do you want to tap into the power of influencer marketing but don't know where to start? Or maybe you have tried utilizing influencer marketing only to experience frustration in finding the right influencers, knowing how to engage them and lack of overall business results for your efforts?

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

Pam Moore

One way you can gain immediate traction and competitive advantage is to work with influencers in your industry or niche to create partnered content with them. The same study also found that 86% of marketers use influencer marketing as part of their content strategy. Times are changing.

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. How should you approach the influencer?

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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Cision’s new social media influencer tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

Having recently used one of Cision’s tools to try to build a social media influencer tool, and finding it wanting, I’m pretty interested in a new tool being launched today. . Aligning influencer communications efforts with broader social media initiatives.

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

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

8 African American Influencers to Follow

Ignite Social Media

Since February is Black History month, we thought we’d do a special highlight of a few great African-American influencers. The post 8 African American Influencers to Follow appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

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. Influencer marketing is not about getting free tweets and coverage. Why trust matters with influencers.

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?

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? Here is what you will learn: – Influencer Marketing Trends 2017.

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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

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. In my opinion, influence in social can have many faces.

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.

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.

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.

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 . Influencer Content Campaigns .

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.

What is Influencer Marketing?

SocialFish

Here I am with a short video on influencer marketing, filmed as part of Encore Alert ‘s League of Extraordinary Marketers series (*blush*). Read more from the awesome Encore Alert Blog and sign up for their upcoming ebook on influencer marketing.

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.

3 Outdated Influencer Marketing Practices to Leave in 2018

Social Media Today

With influencer marketing on the rise, here are three common influencer strategies that its time to dump from your approach

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? An influencer program and a content bazaar are two different things.

Mind the Most Important Influencer: You

Waxing UnLyrical

As PR professionals, our best thinking is spent targeting influencer groups with proactive engagement strategies, educating key audiences and moving them out of indifference to a product, service or issue. Mind the Most Important Influencer: You. Guest Post by Heathere Evans-Keenan.

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 Three Word Shortcut to Great Influencer Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Recently I’ve been getting a lot of pitches from companies wanting to “leverage” my “influence.” ” That’s not surprising, since “influencer marketing” is the buzzword du jour. There isn’t one.

Is YouTube Unsubscribing from Influencers?

Ignite Social Media

While this sounds rather simple, sometimes we just need to remind ourselves that it isn’t exactly about the influencer, but about the audience. The post Is YouTube Unsubscribing from Influencers?

An A to Z List by Country of Woman Influencers to Follow

Ignite Social Media

Starting at A and heading down to Z we’ve highlighted an assortment of knowledgeable women influencers to learn from. A fashion influencer with content on her blog and Instagram that is filled with beautiful images. No list of mine would be complete without a pet influencer.

The TOP 10 influencers for CMOs

Audiense

Influencer marketing is one of our strengths where we champion the democratization of social data. Who influences a CMO? A common pitfall as mentioned on previous occasions , is choosing the wrong type of influencer for your brand or campaign.

Will YouTube Be Able to Keep Influencers Engaged?

Ignite Social Media

However, with the launch of new tools on Facebook and Instagram aimed to help influencers grow their audiences and get more business, many are wondering if YouTube will be able to keep influencers engaged. The post Will YouTube Be Able to Keep Influencers Engaged?

Influicity Introduces YouTube Influencer Marketplace

The Realtime Report

Influicity is set to unveil a “first-to-market” platform that allows marketers to efficiently search and connect with YouTube influencers. Influicity’s search page, where clients can select their influencer search filters from the menus on the left.