How to Write Effective Influencer Marketing Creative Briefs

In this digital age, the best way for brands to reach their ideal customer is through Influencer Marketing. This is especially true if that audience is millennials. However, discovering that perfect influencer on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, or Snapchat is just one small step on the path to a great campaign. You need to make sure …

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Influencer Marketing Insider #7: The Power of Activist Influencers & More Top Stories

Welcome to the seventh edition of the Grapevine Influencer Marketing Insider: your weekly digest of what we’ve been hearing through the Grapevine Get the latest Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube Influencer Marketing insights in your inbox every Friday! Subscribe to the #IMInsider. #ThroughTheVine Ep 3: Activist CMOs | GIFs & Influencers | Instagram API Updates Every week, we pick — fresh from the …

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Four Steps to Successfully Negotiate Rates with Influencers

There’s more hype surrounding YouTube Influencer Marketing than ever. Even though collaborations with creators on social media have driven results, Influencer Marketing is still a young industry with rapidly shifting benchmarks: especially when it comes to compensating creators for the work they do. At the end of the day, it’s always a negotiation between brand/agency …

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How To Find The Best Influencers For Your Brand

One of the most common influencer marketing questions I get is, “How do I find the right influencers for my brand?” It’s a good question with a seemingly simple answer: you should just find influencers with a large following that are in the same niche as your product. The problem is, it’s not that simple. …

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Should Brands Bet on Snapchat Influencer Marketing?

As we trundle ever onwards into 2018, brand marketers and agencies need to make concrete decisions into which channels they’ll be dedicating their Influencer Marketing budget to. The obvious channels are of course — YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. However, one thing that marketers are always curious about is the use of Snapchat. Is it worth …

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Three Exciting YouTube Influencer Marketing Trends for 2018

We’re just a few days into 2018 and at Grapevine, we couldn’t be more excited about YouTube Influencer Marketing. According to Google Search Trends, interest in Influencer Marketing increased over 2016 — and we can expect even more interest in the year to come.   Rise of Micro-Influencers Simple economics demand that higher demand leads …

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Micro-Influencers Yield Increased Engagement

Subscriber Count Isn’t Everything You’ve got an amazing product, a sound strategy, and a healthy budget to match. Like 73% of other marketers, you know that allocating a healthy budget to an Influencer Marketing strategy is going to get your brand to the most number of people possible. A common mistake many experts in charge …

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Social Media: Market To Your Youtube Audience

I have a very important question to ask all you Youtubers out there. Do you think of your channel as a brand? If you don’t you might want to start.   There are many similarities between you and a traditional clothing or service brand. You are always trying to reach more viewers and gain a …

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Let’s Get Visual: Using Instagram for Business

It’s time that we accept something. It might be a little weird at first, but it’s a pretty big deal. Instagram is no longer just for teenage selfies and pictures of gourmet dishes. No, it’s become a legitimate tool that can be really valuable for businesses. If you’re not already on Instagram, don’t panic. There’s …

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Build a Successful Youtube Influencer Marketing Program

Influencer marketing is quickly evolving to become one of the primary methods of marketing on social media. Even as pay-per-click ads and other fee-for-service marketing programs continue to grow, brands are steadily putting their muscle and money behind people and professionals with blogs, heavily followed social media presences and other ways of socially sharing information. …

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