Influencers are making fortunes these days — for themselves and their clients. According to CNBC, vlogger brothers Jake and Logan Paul are pulling in millions — some $21.5 million and $14.5 million, respectively, in 2018.
Influencers are expensive. There's no sugarcoating it. As the concept of leveraging social media influencers has grown over the years, so has the competition to get them on board with your brand, and the cost to hire them.
The beauty industry has always been one of the largest and most competitive consumer spaces, and it's historically been dominated by traditional ad campaigns. Expensive TV ads, billboards, and print media have, for a long time, played the most significant role in generating sales.
These days you can't throw a rock without knocking out three 'influencers'. Everybody wants to be one, and every social media strategist wants to find them.
Influencer marketing is the new darling of social media branding, but how should marketers find the right talent and get good returns? The answer lies in artificial intelligence. The future of influence will be all about smart social intelligence platforms that use machine learning to offer segmentation to match brands with the right influencers in their networks. This marketing disruption will literally flip marketing segmentation on its head.
Brands continue to invest millions on social media marketing — in 2019 Statista reckons social ad spending will reach US$92,931m, an increase of close on 37% year on year. But how can brand owners close the gap between the language of business - sales, new leads and ROI - and social, which has been more about just reach?
Nano-influencers are on the rise and rise. Why? Because they work and are delivering great results to brands who are increasingly using these people to help them better connect with audiences in a manner that’s relevant and engaging.
Founder of Continuon, Bradley Elliott, revealed the results of the world's first big brand social influencer survey at an event hosted by Heavy Chef on Thursday, 15 March at Workshop17, situated at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.
“#OnlyConnect2018 — The Power of Brand Influencers” offers an analysis of the interactions and relationships that 50 top brands enjoy with local social audiences.
The term 'influencers' crept into the lexicon of digital marketers a few years ago when they realised they could use people with large followings - normally celebrities, bloggers, or sports stars - on social media to promote their brand or product.
Brands are investing heavily in social media “influencers”, but most are getting it wrong, because they don’t understand the shape of that influence, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK.
A new local study has redefined exactly how social and influencer marketing should be done. Though Facebook might offer the greatest reach, Instagram offers better engagement. However, if you’re wanting to promote an event, Twitter is your best bet.
A growing army of YouTube stars is finding instant fame and wealth thanks to millions of subscribers to their pages. Personalities such as video-gamer PewDiePie, with 54.1 million subscribers and Germán Garmendia, Latin America’s biggest star on the video-sharing site with over 31.2 million subscribers, have become the rock stars of a modern, digital world.