Why are reality TV shows like GNTM and ANTM of interest to social media and influencer marketers? The answer is easy: Many of the contestants gain an enormous fan base during the show and become huge social media influencers afterwards. This makes them a great match for brands looking for cooperations with well-known influencers. But which out of all the participants are the best choice for a cooperation?
When I started writing this blog post on KOLs and influencers in marketing, I immediately thought of doctors and dentists. Do you remember those TV commercials for toothpaste that featured a wise-looking grandfatherly man in a white coat smiling at you with his shiny teeth and explaining how only Colgate reduces your plaque by up to 98%? Whether or not the dentist influenced my buying decision, I never questioned his assertions because of his expertise -- he must know what he was talking about because he was a dentist.
Is Influencer Relations the new buzzword for 2018? More and more influencer marketing experts seem to be adamant that relations are the way to go this year. Will influencer relations replace influencer advertising completely or will both strategies coexist side by side? We discussed this issue with InfluencerDB CEO Robert Levenhagen in last week’s webinar.
Bente Matthes ist Journalistin, Medienmacherin und Medienstrategin. In unserem Interview verrät Bente uns ihr Erfolgsgeheimnis, woher Sie ihre Inspiration nimmt und warum sie in Influencer Marketing die Zukunft für Unternehmen sieht.
Past December Instagram launched the new 'follow hashtags' feature stating that “Now it’s even easier to stay connected with the interest, hobbies, passions and communities”. But what's the new feature about, how can brands benefit from it and what's to consider?
As more of our lives take place online - producing huge amounts of data - social science researchers have the chance to develop new tools for understanding human behavior. InfluencerDB has partnered with research institutions around the world to provide data for use in this research field.
A week into 2018, let’s take a quick look back into last year to reveal the 10 fastest growing influencers of 2017! Which channels gained an extraordinarily high number of new followers in the past year – and why?
There are plenty types of different Influencers on Instagram. You might know about the most popular Beauty-Bloggers, Food Influencers or even about the most popular Pet Influencers. But how about Kid Influencers? Yes, you heard right, Kid Influencers are a thing. And they are just as good as their grown-up counterparts.
Which influencer marketing campaigns have performed extraordinary this year? Our data nerds looked into thousands of brands, various hashtags, and countless postings to detect the top of the class influencer marketing campaigns of 2017!
The times when influence was solely held by gatekeepers like journalists and media platforms are long over. Influencers have taken over! The dynamics of influence have changed significantly, and supposedly every user can express their opinion on products and brands publicly, impacting others with their point of view. But does this shift result in a more democratic impact or does the Pyramid of Influence still show a certain hierarchy?