7 Influencer Marketing Trends Expected in 2021

As the world emerges from the pandemic and the aftermath left in its wake, influencer marketing, not unlike a vast majority of industries, will find itself changed. As people were forced to rely on virtual instead of in-person experiences and spent more time on social networks instead of in-person events and meetings, influencer marketing suddenly found itself at the forefront of an opportunity for brands to reach consumers through social media in meaningful and authentic

Zombie-Followers: The Dead Are Walking In The World Of Influencer Marketing

You come across a social media profile with a higher than average follower count, thousands of likes, and previous brand partnership experience – trick or treat? With the number of influencer marketing campaigns continuing to rise, it’s not too uncommon for brands to fall victim to the deceit of such accounts with fake followers and an inauthentic audience.  According to the Influencer Marketing Hub: Influencer marketing is set to grow to approximately $9.7B in 2020.

Influencer Marketing Statistics

We’ve shared infographics on what influencer marketing is, the evolution of influencer marketing before, as well as quite articles on influencer marketing best practices, how not to use influencers, and the difference between micro and celebrity influence. This infographic details an overview of influencer marketing and the current strategies and statistics across mediums and channels. The folks at SmallBizGenius have put together a comprehensive infographic that provides a clear state of influencer marketing today, Under

The 4 Advantages of Micro-Influencers

As influencer marketing matures and evolves, brands are now more aware than ever about the advantages of amplifying messages among smaller hyper-targeted audiences. We’ve shared a comparison of (macro / mega ) influencers versus micro-influencers previously: (Macro / Mega ) Influencer – these are people like celebrities. They have a large following and may influencer purchases, but it’s not necessarily in a specific industry, product, or service. Micro-Influencer – these are people that may have