The 5 Step Influencer Formula (and its money making secrets)

The 5 Step Influencer Formula (and its money making secrets)

Do you have “like” anxiety? The ever present Facebook app that sits on your smartphone is an addiction for many of us. You post a cute photo of your dog, maybe your latest trip to the Caribbean and then check in later to see how many likes you have. Received a low response? Only a few people responding? Maybe the …

Why "rich content" is central to your social media strategy

Why “rich content” is central to your social media strategy

Today I’m going to explain that not all content is created equal … that there is a certain kind of content you MUST have in your marketing strategy. But first, I need to tell a story. Several years ago I became interested in a company called Klout. They developed algorithms to assess the massive amounts of free data on the …

If you think you don’t need brand influencers

If you think you don’t need brand influencers, think again

There comes a time when every marketer faces the challenge of how to build brand credibility. Especially in a marketplace that increasingly uses social media as a way to reach customers. For many businesses, the answer is to build an army of influencers who will provide your product the positive word-of-mouth it needs to stand out among competitors. And if …

Who and What Is A Micro-Influencer?

Who and What Is A Micro-Influencer?

The term micro-influencer has become very popular lately. With the practice of influence marketing maturing (well, sort of), marketers are embracing concepts beyond Klout scores and “social amplification as influence” when designing influence marketing campaigns. Micro-influencer is one of those concepts.  However, the definition – like so many other things in this industry – shifts based on what money-making scheme …

Personal branding

The 5 keys to professional influence 3.0

e-branding, e-influence, personal branding and professional communication entered a new era with the development of social networks. What are the levers that exist today to promote your own personal brand? What are the tricks for boosting your digital and real-life reputation? Five words startingsum-up a very effective recipe. “We create a meal like a piece of music or an oil …