4 Things Needed to Build an In-House Influencer Marketing Team
7 Key Stats for Influencer Marketing in 2019
An overwhelming majority of brands have reported that their influencer marketing workload has risen. With that being said, it’s vital to have a strong strategy in place that can be scaled for success. Their are at least four necessary components needed in building a successful influencer strategy:
The Money & Metrics
Building and Testing Influencer Funnel
This Platform Just Surpassed Facebook in Social Media Marketing
With influencer marketing on the rise in 2019, what trends should brands be looking out for? Here are 7 key stats to be watching for this year:
Influencer marketing is projected to become a 10 billion dollar industry by 2020.
Transparency & authenticity are key factors in influencers’ success.
Over a third of Instagram accounts with over 15k followers are influencers.
Almost half of marketing are concerned with fraudulent influencer activity concerning bots.
About a fifth of young adults have made a large purchase because of an influencer.
Most marketing believe that being able to measure ROI will determine the future of influencer marketing.
Engagement is the biggest measure for influencer marketing.
Best Practices for Using "Stories" on Social Platforms
Although Facebook has been a go-to platform for the consumer market to discover and learn about brands, it is no longer standing in the #1 spot. Now it appears that YouTube has become one of the most effective social media marketing platforms with video content as a whole and mobile-friendly videos are becoming the most sought after media.
How to Become an Influencer
Social media has become the easiest ways for brands to reach customers in their everyday lives. Stories are now meeting the needs of the high demand of relevant and current content from consumers. Stories became popular in Snapchat, eventually taking over Instagram, and now Facebook.
Stories are just another form of digital and visual story-telling which brands have seen success with. Before considering using Stories, check out these three tips on how to put together an effective strategy —>
10 Things to Check Before Partnering with an Influencer
There are many ways to go about becoming an influencer on social media. However it can be a daunting experience for those who are wanting to create a strong following but don't know where to begin. Mandy Mink is an influencer coach who built up her own following in as little as 6 months.
Learn more about her story and some of her secrets to success —>
Madison Edwards Launches New Womenswear Label: Marli
New studies are showing that it may be more effective for a brand to work with “smaller” influencers who have a specific niche. The potential problem with influencers who have a smaller audience is that they may not have a marketing strategy in place and could be lacking industry knowledge overall.
Here is a quick guide on how to make sure the right influencer is being selected for a marketing campaign —>
The Secret Behind Nano-Influencers
Madison Edwards, a social media influencer with over 600k Instagram followers partnered up with inVue to launch a new womenswear label named Marli. This launch is the first line for inVue, an agency that has steadily worked to change the landscape of e-commerce by challenging corporate brands.
Is Facebook Planning to Take Over the Influencer Community?
The term “influencer” can be based on several criteria, typically having what’s considered a “large” following. A nano-influencer, is an individual with a following between 1,000-5,000 people. The ideas behind this is that the following is more niche, and the influencer is also more in tune with her or her followers.
Drake's 400,000+ Likes, for a Nike Jersey
t seems as though anytime Facebook rolls out a new update of some sort, they are making big ways if the social media world. One potential game-changer is the new “Brands Collabs Manager”, which is on limited release in the U.S.
Trying to sell something? How to PITCH it.
Drake posts a single photo of a new Nike jersey and lands over 400,000 likes.
How 1 Million People Helped Build A Lifestyle On Your Wrist
A great Checklist to use when you’re about to try to pitch or sell something.
How Social Impact And Attitude Branding Made United By Blue An Entrepreneurial Success
Since its launch 5 years ago, MVMT has sold over 1 million watches spanning over 160 countries with no outside investment. This week, thanks to the development of avant-garde social media marketing strategies and an entourage of brilliant content creators, the company officially hit its 1-million-follower milestone on Instagram.
The Official Mobile Creator Gear Guide 1.0
Through savvy consumer marketing, mindful social media storytelling, and a passion for environmental conservation, United By Blue has become a powerhouse lifestyle brand and volunteer community, cleaning over 1 million pounds of trash from our oceans.
Why Influencers Should Start Their Own Brands
The comprehensive gear creators need to thrive.
YouTube’s Power Comes From Its Creators, And It Can’t Forget That
You’ve marketed yourself, and therefore your brand, to thousands of people already.
5 Ways For Influencers To Secure A Fashion Week Invitation
YouTube’s power doesn’t come from it’s ability to let us upload videos to internet — lots of websites offer that same service. The power comes from us, the community of creators. They need to remember that and continue to act in the good faith of the creators.
How to Travel More, Worry Less, and Eat Right
New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks are here. To help those in the creator space more effectively navigate fashion's biggest season, London-based fashion and lifestyle photographer Rina Rock gives us her top 5 tips for securing an invite.
Meet The Heart Transplant Survivor Who Is Traveling To All 196 Countries
"To be electric is to be alive," said Giuliani. "We think of it as the energy you bring to a situation. Inherent in that is inspiration. If we focus on being electric, on being positive, then we can inspire others to travel, try new things, and connect with their passion—whatever that might be!"
Kristoffer Forby: How To Live Every Day Like It's Friday
"My shortened lifespan actually allows me to take more risks and do everything in life I want to do without fear," Marcia said. "Traveling makes me feel happy. It allows me to experience different cultures, and for a time, say, when I’m on a train in Myanmar, or on a mountain in Nepal, or in a temple in India, or on an island in Vietnam, I forget that my life is finite, or limited. I just feel peaceful."
"I don’t define myself as a profession. I define myself as a young man loving every second of life, wanting to create unforgettable memories with the people I like."