Followers are the underlying factor of every social platform. Without followers, what is the point in creating content in the first place? The basic need of any influencer is to get followers who consume this content and engage with the channel. It might seem very basic and needless to define the follower concept, but it is important to have a very clear definition and exact knowledge on the concept of followers and its relevance for both influencers and companies engaging in influencer marketing. Followers are far more than just a number – although it might seem advantageous to have a tremendous amount of followers, we have to take a closer look at the composition of this metric. Instagram will serve as an example for this article to explain the mechanics of followers, although the concept itself can be transferred to any social platform.
Fake accounts plague Instagram since its start in 2010. These accounts or bots are usually computer-based and randomly follow Instagram channels, post spam comments and like huge quantities of pictures. But there is another side to the story: More and more Instagram users deploy fake followers to increase their follower group and multiply the likes and comments on their pictures.
We at InfluencerDB are always curious about exciting campaigns, brand new marketing strategies and surprising ways of advertisement that breathe new life into the marketing universe. Every week, we will feature campaigns that recently caught our eye and point out what makes them special. This week's campaigns include Volkswagen Canada, Tide, and SugarBearHair.
You want to include influencers into your marketing activities but do not really know where to start and what to do? You are not alone! Influencer marketing will be everywhere this year, but being a relatively new part of marketing, a lot of marketers struggle with how to use it beneficially for their company or brand. Therefore, InfluencerDB teamed up with the experts of Social Match, the leading influencer agency on the German market. In a series of articles, we will cover everything around the topic of influencer marketing strategies.
In the previous articles of our series The 5 Steps of Successful Influencer Marketing Campaigns, the experts of German influencer marketing agency Social Match explained to us the importance of the onboarding process and how the planning of a campaign proceeds. A central part of every campaign is the matching procedure. Katharina Faber explains how she and her colleagues find and analyze influencers tailored to individual campaigns.
With the execution step, each influencer marketing campaign reaches its peak. This step is about putting the previously planned steps into action. Laura Pier demonstrates how Social Match carries out these steps during the execution process.
After executing a thrilling influencer marketing campaign, the big questions of every marketer are: How did the campaign perform? Did it achieve the desired objectives? The evaluation of a campaign is the essential last step that answers all these questions. Laura Pier elaborates on campaign evaluation and how to proceed from there.
Executing an exciting influencer marketing campaign with skyrocketing results is every marketer’s dream and aspiration! Our previous blogposts prepared you with every step you need to take for successful campaigns. Now, we want to illustrate how these steps are called into action and form a real-life campaign.
Free Instagram followers! Get 1 million followers in 1 week! Fast and simple ways to gain a massive follower base! If you have ever googled any keyword in connection with Instagram, you probably came across headlines like those above. Pages, tools and providers promise huge numbers of followers in no time. We wondered: Does it work? Can we really go from 0 to 10,000 in 4 weeks?
We at InfluencerDB are always curious about exciting campaigns, brand new marketing strategies and surprising ways of advertisement that breathe new life into the marketing universe. Every week, we will feature campaigns that recently caught our eye and point out what makes them special. This week's campaigns include Netflix, Aveda, Avocados from Mexico and Mercedes-Benz.