How to Create a Successful Influencer Marketing Campaign

How to Create a Successful Influencer Marketing Campaign

Consumers are wary of paid ads, and either ignore them or don’t trust them. But they do pay attention to recommendations from friends, family, and influencers. The influence of the influencer is increasing. A study conducted by Twitter and Annalect, an analytics firm, found that nearly half of the people surveyed depend on recommendations from influencers before they make a …

How To Do Influencer Marketing Campaigns That Really Work

How To Do Influencer Marketing Campaigns That Really Work

Years ago, a company called General Mills hit upon a marketing tool that catapulted a boring breakfast cereal, Wheaties, into a major revenue machine. They began to call it the “breakfast of champions” and featured famous athletes on its boxes – product endorsers who were idolized by every kid. This was “influencer marketing” at its finest. Obviously, “influencer marketing” has …

7 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for PR

7 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for PR

There are many ways to use social media in your PR strategies. Whether or not you write press releases is not the key focus. The purpose of PR is to have as much positive coverage on your company as possible and as often as possible. With social media being ubiquitously used among consumers, it can be a crucial component in …

How to Create Content That Keeps Earning Links (Even After You Stop Promoting It)

How to Create Content That Keeps Earning Links (Even After You Stop Promoting It)

Do your link building results look something like this? Everyone talks about the long-term benefits of using content marketing as part of a link building strategy. But without the right type of content, your experience may be that you stop earning links as soon as you stop doing outreach. In this sense, you have to keep putting gas in the …

Why Aren't Brands Embracing B2B Influencer Marketing?

Why Aren’t Brands Embracing B2B Influencer Marketing?

Here’s an interesting statistic: 94% of brand marketers who used influencer marketing believe it’s effective. That’s pretty impressive and shows there’s probably something to this marketing tactic. This data comes from an Adweek article citing a survey of 170 CPG, retail, media, and agency marketers. But here’s the problem: where’s the data about whether or not influencer marketing works for …

The Next Generation of Influencer Marketing

The Next Generation of Influencer Marketing

More and more marketers today are tapping into influencer marketing. Why? Because influencer marketing has the potential to act as a new, relationship-based channel to reach new audiences and build credibility with existing audiences. From personal experience, influencer marketing can be a tough nut to crack. It’s easy to fall into the trap of doing random acts of influencer marketing …

10 Important Tips for Entrepreneurs to Improve Personal Branding

10 Important Tips for Entrepreneurs to Improve Personal Branding

From hiring a professional to meeting new people for business, personal branding has become a necessity for entrepreneurs to stand out of the crowd and achieve more. Being an entrepreneur, it becomes important to invest time and effort in building a personal brand. However, if you don’t do so, competitors will take advantage and increase their brand value, which may …

Importance of Influencer Marketing

Importance of Influencer Marketing

As confidence in traditional advertising tactics continues to plummet, consumers are searching for new ways to find quality products. Now is the best time for companies to focus on influencer marketing. Influencers in advertising are people who have earned the trust of thousands by way of strong online or in-person presence. They are not always celebrities, though individuals working in …

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Social Media Consultant

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Social Media Consultant

Today, more than ever, people are leaving in-house marketing jobs, choosing instead to begin their own consulting business. Even I did it – after 12 years in corporate America, working in-house as a senior marketing manager, I chose to break off on my own and open my own consulting company. There are both pros and cons for small businesses looking …

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Think big, go small: why influencer marketing isn’t about reach

Despite what many marketers and PR agencies in Asia still believe, influencer marketing is not a popularity contest. The use of influencer campaigns continues to rise in Singapore and Hong Kong, but there is still a decent amount of misunderstanding – and misuse – of how to best utilise the power of these influencers. The assumption that an influencer with …