Writing An Influencer Marketing Contract? Read This First

The phenomenon of influencer marketing is going from strength to strength. A growing number of brands are leveraging influencer marketing to reach their target audience, and what was once a niche digital marketing strategy is quickly becoming an established strategy in its own right.  Even so, the path to involvement with influencer marketing is still […]

Spotting Fake Social Media Influencers

The growth of the influencer marketing industry is no accident: the power of word-of-mouth recommendations is a timeless tool and, when used well, influencer marketing can return excellent results for brands. At the same time, however, the success of online marketing has given rise to the dark underbelly of the influencer industry. These days, it […]

Influencer Marketing Trends To Watch

The influencer marketing industry looks like it is here to stay: according to Adweek, the value of Instagram influencer marketing is on track to reach $10 billion this year. Influencers on other platforms, like Snapchat, YouTube, and TikTok, are also finding a foothold with lucrative markets of their own. Meanwhile, the industry seems to reach […]

Creating An Influencer Marketing Strategy

When a brand chooses to invest in influencer marketing, they should know going in how they plan to employ that influencer as well as how they plan to measure the outcome of the campaigns. But those are just the broad strokes. A successful influencer marketing campaign will include multiple different complementary strategies and logistical factors […]

Hype of the Influencer Industry

The growth of the influencer industry has been nothing short of meteoric: having only hit its stride in the last few years, influencer marketing is set to become a $15 billion business by 2022. The credibility of the industry has experienced a recent uplift, with more brands than ever proving ready to put money behind […]

2020 Influencer Marketing Trends

The world of digital marketing has undergone a series of transformations in recent years, with the evolution of new consumer technology, available platforms and even new languages. As such, there has been a parallel shift in how companies choose to market their products, including a new openness to working with so-called “influencers.” Though the actual […]

THE FUTURE OF AI

There’s a quote from several unknown sources that circulates just about every Father’s Day that says “not all things in life are forever.  Thankfully there are some relationships that are here to stay.”  It also appears to accurately describe the future of the ever-expanding presence of artificial intelligence (AI). The world has now seen self-driving […]

Three Marketing Takeaways from a Top Influencer Agency

Last year, Joe Gagliese, co-founder of the popular influencer agency Viral Nation, sat down for an interview with Vox. In the interview, Gagliese talks at length about the makings of a successful influencer career as well as a marketing campaign that converts, and there is useful information to be gleaned from his experience.  Influencer marketing […]