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Influencer Marketing

Walking the Walk with Brand Values and Influencer Marketing

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Consumers — especially millennials and Gen Z — are increasingly weighing brand values into their purchasing decisions. In a recent study conducted by Wakefield Research, these so-called “corpsumers” represent one in three Americans, and they’re interested in more than product features, attributes, and price. They care about the brands they’re buying from, and what values these brands represent.   These…

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Hottest Influencer Marketing Trends From 2018 And What To Watch In 2019

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If you’ve never tried influencer marketing before, now is a great time to jump in. A recent study revealed that businesses are making $6.50 for every $1 spent on influencer marketing. And according to McKinsey, “research shows that marketing-induced consumer-to-consumer word of mouth generates more than twice the sales of paid advertising in categories as diverse as skincare and mobile phones.” As we enter…

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5 Strategic Benefits of Multi-Flight Influencer Programs

For brands looking to take their influencer marketing to the next level, multi-flight programs are an extremely effective way to boost outreach and capture attention. These types of time-spanning programs not only strengthen an audience’s connection to a brand with repeat engagements, they allow brands to quickly calibrate and improve each campaign based on how audiences are reacting. 5 Strategic…

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How To Pick A Social Platform For Your Next Influencer Marketing Campaign

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While influencer marketing was once primarily a blog-based industry, there are now multiple platforms available, and many sponsored programs don’t include blog posts at all. Being that we are an influencer marketing agency, our CEO is often asked which platform she recommends most, and she has the same response every time: It depends on your goals. That may not be a…

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Why Does Influencer Marketing Work?

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Influencer marketing is a force to be reckoned with, and the industry is showing no signs of slowing down. We’ve all seen the data that supports this powerful form of marketing and the studies that show how today’s consumers are much more influenced by their peers than traditional advertisements. In fact, according to Nielsen’s Global Trust in Advertising report, 82% of…

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Seven Innovative Influencer Marketing Tactics That Experts Swear By

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Influencer Marketing Tactics Are Evolving Is blogging dead? According to Google’s search results (as of this writing, anyway), there are over 34 million answers to this question, all of which vary by author opinion. In my experience as a previous blogger and  CEO of Sway Group, blogging is alive and well, but it sure does look different. Blogs have evolved and…

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