As a B2B marketer, you probably spend most of your time on direct marketing activities like lead generation programs, content creation and trade shows. But there is a key aspect that many B2B marketers ignore – influencer marketing. Rather than marketing directly to your customers, influencer marketing means creating relationships with thought leaders, who in turn influence your customers. Done well, this is an incredibly powerful marketing strategy, since you are in effect recruiting industry experts that your customers trust.
This week I had the pleasure to interview one of the top 50 social marketing/content marketing influencers in the world! We had a lively conversation about marketing and how it’s been completely resurrected with social, and how it’s still just the beginning! One of the most passionate and interesting moments happened when we were talking about an epic moment in time where social marketing truly changed their lives! We started to talk about the power of content, and how it can lead to creating the influence we’ve always dreamed about, and aspired to attain.
B2B and B2C verticals have always stolen the limelight and other industry verticals such as B2E and C2C have never received much attention from the industry experts. Nevertheless, the unprecedented rise of social media has changed this lopsided setting. Social media’s reach has penetrated through...
Several of January’s Top 10 brands got a little help from celebrity friends, earning social’s love with sponsorships and collaborations, proving that influencer marketing can have a big payoff for brands on social. Media and Entertainment brands especially saw success.
Would you like to better understand how to develop co-created content working with influencers and internal employee advocates to zoom real business results? If yes, then this episode of today’s Social Zoom Factor podcast is for you.
Are you one of these marketing or business leaders who really doesn’t understand how you and your brand can ever use and benefit from influencer marketing to achieve your better business and marketing goals? If you answer yes to this question, then this episode of today’s Social Zoom Factor podcast is for you
It is more important to have influence in social media than popularity. You could easily have more visitors than your competitor, but your competitor could be more influential. It is better to receive less traffic if your visitors are regular and more invested. When your visitors are more involved in your site, this increases the likelihood of their making a purchase as you have now earned their trust.
Standing out in a crowd and being perceived as an industry leader is very important to marketers working within various social media outlets. Here are five ways to strengthen your influence and cultivate a stronger online network.
The power of a trusted opinion is priceless. Many people urge small businesses to get local influencers to write/talk about them, and that is good. But a missed opportunity is getting your existing customers talking about you, too. This strategy can be even more effective.