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.
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?
InfluencerDB, a global influencer marketing software on a mission to make the practice simple, transparent and data-driven, announces the addition of two top executives to its roster, Jonathan Chanti, formerly of HYPR, now Global SVP of Sales, and Gloria Stitt, formerly of Julius Inc, now VP of Global Marketing.
Reaching the right audience is a vital element to keep in mind when developing your influencer marketing campaigns. You want to identify influencers with followers from your desired target audience because their followers are your potential customers. This is where InfluencerDB comes in: We are proud to announce the launch of our brand new and highly-anticipated age distribution feature!
Are you throwing your money at fake influencers? We’ll show you how to detect fake influencers on Instagram and keep your influencer marketing money well-invested in nine easy steps!
Why do Instagram stories make us feel closer to influencers? What makes unboxing videos so popular? Read about the fascinating science behind why these 6 Instagram engagement tactics work, and how to choose which ones to incorporate into your influencer marketing strategy.
Unfortunately, the potential for an influencer marketing crisis comes with the territory of partnering with influencers. While influencer marketing has many benefits, brands risk an influencer marketing crisis if an influencer falls out of favor with their audience or turns on your brand. Being prepared to deal with crises is the only way to go into these partnerships.
The way brands can enter the market today and make their way to the top has changed significantly with the emergence of social media. Influencer marketing has become a go-to strategy for young brands. Fitness food expert Foodspring, sustainable watches vendor Kerbholz, and jewelry brand Melou are shining examples of companies using influencer marketing to launch successful e-commerce brands.
Bernard Koomson, Global Influencer Marketing Manager at Zalando and leader of influencer marketing shares his expertise and valuable influencer marketing insights with InfluencerDB. Ariel Dekovic, Global Communication Manager at InfluencerDB talks with him about the stage of influencer marketing, its strategies, opportunities, limitations, and its future.
Yes, influencer marketing works for more than B2C brands. Yes, fake followers and influencers are avoidable. And no, greater reach is not always better. It's time to separate the facts from the rumors: We expose the six most common influencer marketing myths.