Grapevine Creator Spotlight: Jasmine Sky

At Grapevine, we love to tell the stories of different creators and media, marketing, or advertising experts and share their insights with the Influencer Marketing community. Each month we highlight a different expert to share their advice with us! This month, we caught up with Jasmine Sky, an up-and-coming creator with over 89,000 followers on Instagram …

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Social Media Community Guidelines Digest

As Influencer Marketing becomes a more pervasive channel to drive sales, so too does the need for safety. In response to recent controversies surrounding inappropriate content, social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube have unveiled refreshed community guidelines to ensure the safety of their audience. Does this herald the end of the quirky, edgy content …

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Brands: Influencer Marketing Won’t Implode in 2018

The confluence of fame, personality, and money inevitably leads to drama. As YouTube Influencer Marketing increases in popularity, highly publicized and dramatic falls from grace the likes of Logan Paul or PewDiePie will become all the more common. While this might tempt a lot of experts to signal “Influencer Marketing is going to implode,” or, …

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Small YouTube Channels Earn Money with ReadyCart

In today’s YouTube Influencer Marketplace, it seems impossible to earn sponsorships for small Youtube channels.  Micro-influencers are left in the dust as brands are only willing to partner with creators that have already cultivated a larger following. At Grapevine, we firmly believe that all creators, big and small, should be able to leverage their creativity …

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Creator Spotlight: Enobong Etteh

Each month we highlight a different media, marketing, or advertising expert to share their opinions with our 3,000+ advertisers and 100,000+ community of creators. Boored at Work Enobong Etteh, or “Thunder E,” is the Executive Editor & Founder of Boored at Work. He created the website in 2007 and the YouTube channel in 2009 because …

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The Grapevine Community Rewind: July 2016

YouTube and Instagram are among the top content sharing applications in our society today. More than 80 million posts are shared on Instagram a day, and over 300 hours of video content are uploaded to YouTube every MINUTE. That’s a crazy amount of content – now think about how much is posted every month?   …

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The Power of Sponsored Instagram Posts

Think back a few years to when Instagram was just starting out. Do you remember the grainy, over-filtered photos you would sporadically post? I’m willing to bet you have some funny #tbt posts and pictures of your lunch in the depths of your Insta. Well, lucky for you, Instagram has certainly come a long way …

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YouTube in June: The Grapevine Community Rewind

With over a billion users on YouTube, we know it’s hard to keep up with what’s happening. And even though the weather outside has improved as summer officially commences, that didn’t stop YouTube or Grapevine from having a busy month. As long as our Community continues to upload fantastic content, we’re working hard right alongside them. …

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Two Ways to Get Paid Faster!

As a creator, you are constantly creating or brainstorming new content for your viewers and are kept busy with your sponsorships. In order to ensure you have the best sponsorship, we have put together two ways to get paid faster! As you may know, the Message Center is where your conversation with the brand takes place in a sponsorship. …

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Three Tips for Attracting Content Creators

Once you’ve decided to move forward with an influencer marketing campaign, the next step is finding the perfect creator for the job. For many brands this is the most challenging part of the process – with so many options, how do you possibly narrow down the search?   Fortunately for brands, writing a killer call …

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