From content creation to product development, the opportunity for innovation in influencer relations is vast yet still remains largely untapped. In this post, I talk about our tendency to limit the practice based on outdated definitions and fear of the unknown. I also offer tips on how we evolve our understanding of influencer relationships and open ourselves up to the possibilities that real partnering can deliver.
Fauxthenticity is how I describe the tendency some brands have towards assuming we’re all complete idiots. It represents a very deliberate and measured effort to manufacture transparency through not so clever copy, a monologic tone and the usage of yesterday's tools and resources (i.e. stock photos).