For our second industry report, we took a look back at 2018 and the best performing brands in influencer marketing and we're excited to share the report's key findings with you! We analyzed more than 5.5 million Instagram accounts in search of the best performing brands and their influencer marketing strategies - and the results are impressive!
Have you been following the latest season of Game of Thrones? If so, you definitely want to know this. If not, you probably will after reading this. No spoilers, promised! For the sake of today's season and series finale, we analyzed who won the iron throne on Instagram, and who has the most dedicated fans.
At Online Marketing Rockstars Festival 2019, we were joined on stage for our Masterclass Influencer Marketing Campaign Execution: In-house vs. Outsourced by our customers Douglas, Paul Hewitt, Social Match and [m]Studio to discuss how brands can successfully build up their in-house influencer marketing expertise and create actionable, scalable processes for their teams.
Exciting news: Campaigns is here! We are proud to introduce the latest feature to InfluencerDB's Influencer Marketing Cloud. Our clients are at the core of our business and we always aim to cater to their needs. Campaigns has been developed from customer requests and our drive to build the best influencer marketing solution on the market. Our product development team has been working relentlessly to create this new feature with a best-in-class user experience designed to speed up and optimize your influencer marketing process!
Coachella, oh the influencer marketing extravaganza set the bar high for this summers festival. As the festival successfully ended, it’s time to crunch the numbers behind the influencer marketing campaigns around Coachella 2019. We analyzed all Instagram posts mentioning Coachella in the timeframe of April 1-21, 2019, and the media attention that Coachella creates each and every year is immense. The top 10 brands with the highest Earned Media Value (EMV) in this timeframe earned over $10 million in EMV. The Coachella Instagram account itself created more than $6 million of the earned media value (EMV).
We believe all online marketers have heard of the recent follower fluctuations on Instagram. The phenomenon went viral in social media as the Instagram users who were affected the most were celebrities and influencers, who naturally shared their confusion in social media. The sharp decreases on Instagram followers were picked up by several media, for example, Fast Company, Mashable, and Fortune. In response to the large press exposure, Instagram announced that the follower losses were essentially a glitch, and all affected accounts had their followers returned. The end, right? Not exactly.
Our data science team has crunched the numbers to prove how successful influencer marketing today really is. How much budget do marketers around the globe allocate to influencer marketing? Which verticals show tremendous success on Instagram? Are macro-influencers the kings and queens of social media or should you place your bet on the small guys?
In recent years, influencer marketing has changed the way we engage with brands on social media, offering a whole new way to be advertised to. With 800 million daily users, Instagram is the perfect platform for these collaborations, as influencers authentically recommend products and services to their loyal audiences.
2019 is approaching and marketers are already in full swing with planning their influencer marketing strategy for the upcoming year. Berlin's INREACH team has spotted 5 big influencer marketing trends for 2019 that will massively shape next year's influencer marketing strategies and open new doors for brand-influencer collaborations.
In 2015, the US Federal Trade Commission wrote a letter to Microsoft's lawyers, explaining that they would not pursue enforcement action against Microsoft, despite acknowledging they had failed to disclose a material connection in postings by paid influencers. But why not? And what can we learn from Microsoft?