Thinking About Influencer Marketing? 10 Realistic Warnings Before You Begin
For all the exposés that have run on Adweek and DigiDay recently, countless brands still decide daily to “dive into influencer marketing.” They start off starry-eyed, yet wind up with meager results. Consultant Lena Katz shares caveats to consider with social campaigns.
Content Partner Strategy: Where to Find Your Perfect Content Partners (Part 5 of 5)
Don’t take the traditional, questionably lazy HR approach to hiring a content partner. Explore several more proactive and synergistic approaches to finding a perfect match for your brand.
Content Partner Strategy: How Big of a “Name” Do You Need to Win the Game? (Part 4 of 5)
Aside from wide reach, all marketers are hungry for a little cred. In this installment of our content partner strategy series, we look at five scenarios where a marketer or owner could go after that “big name” association or pick a more modest alignment. Based on their goals, we decide the most prudent partnership.
Content Partner Strategy: 7 Red Flags to Note When Interviewing a Potential Partner (Part 3 of 5)
How can you better weed out bad candidates from good ones when seeking a content partnership? Here are statements that are red flags from a potential content partner — and by contrast, things you want a content creator to say instead.
Launch a Brand Ambassador Program That Gets Results
Brand ambassador programs can boost awareness of your company and drive sales. We’ve rounded up tips, examples, and direction on finding influencers, as well as a planning guide to avoid common pitfalls (like FTC violations).
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Content Partner Strategy: 5 Ways to Spend $5,000 (Part 1 of 5)
Have $5,000 for an experimental content budget? Here are five ways you could spend it, with pros and cons for each, in Part 1 of our Content Partner Strategy Series.
Social Influence Scores: Dead or Alive? Klout’s Out, But Is Skorr… In?
On the Content Radar this week: Klout is out, but a new app looks to take its place. Also, Google provides more responsive search ad options; YouTube has an insane number of monthly users, and Snapchat throws out its oft-mocked design.
Accountability for Influencer Marketing Steps Into the Limelight, With ROI Influencer Scores
On the #ContentRadar this week: New developments may change how you see influencer marketing. Also, social media dominates the list of top apps; Facebook wants to convince your business “It’s a Great Day to Video” today; and Twitter wants to verify you — and everybody else.
Here’s How to Land Impressive Interviews That Make Great Content
Whether you’re writing for a brand or an editorial pub, interviewing primary sources is crucial for boosting your cred. We’ll humble-brag for writer Gregg Rosenzweig as he shares how he successfully has landed interviews with stars, including Kobe Bryant, Steve Carell, George Lopez, Eva Longoria, Suze Orman, Magic Johnson… and even astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
Don’t Think You Can Measure Influencer Marketing Campaign KPIs? Think Again…
With the overheated attention given toward influencers, how can you make sure you influencer campaigns are really hitting your goals? Get tips on tracking KPIs without relying on influencers’ un-vetted vanity metrics.
Five Ways to Spot Fake Followers That Could Sink Your Influencer Campaign
Successful influencer marketing campaigns can have great ROI. But how can you protect yourself from buying into an influencer who might not be all that? Get key tips to vet influencers, weed out fake followers, and better set your expectations.
Influencer Marketing Gamification: How to Use Promoto
Third in a martech series on influencer and advocate marketing, Ben Beck explores how to engage customers and promoters with gamification using Promoto.
A Simple Guide to Influencer Marketing Technology
Influencer marketing continues to grow in popularity and, with technology, in effectiveness. But before you go hog wild, reset your expectations with Ben Beck’s primer on influencer marketing, first in a four-part series.
How Do You Find Influencers? Marketing Technology to the Rescue
Ben Beck lays out seven ways to leverage marketing technology to identify and reach out to influencers.
A Crash Course in Influencer Marketing With Brodie Smith
Brodie Smith is an Ultimate Frisbee legend and a trick shot master — and he knows a thing or two about influencer marketing, too. Learn what he has to say about storytelling for brands, what makes a good influencer fit and more.