True Influence Launches the True Influence Marketing Cloud Digital Marketing Platform

True Influence Marketing Cloud is a combination of data, platform technology and the company's intent-based solutions to increase brand performance and improve ROI True Influence, the technology leader of intent-based marketing, sales and demand generation solutions, announced the True Influence Marketing Cloud. The True Influence Marketing Cloud is a digital marketing platform that connects data and customer experiences, as well as helps marketing and sales understand, acquire, and retain customers with connected data and…

Study: COVID-19 Shakes Up Digital Marketing; Influencers Remain a Go-To Strategy

SocialPubli, the leading global micro-influencer marketing platform, announced the release of the 2020 Influencer Marketing Report: A Marketer's Perspective. The report highlights the trends, goals, and attitudes of marketers working with influencers to enhance brand visibility. In this study, SocialPubli polled 200 marketing professionals from 15 countries worldwide to gain insights on: Influencer communication strategies, platforms and ROI The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their influencer partnerships…

Bang & Olufsen Selects CreatorIQ as Global Influencer Marketing Platform of Record

Leading In-House Enterprise Software Provides Sophisticated Solution For High-End, EMEA-Based Electronics Company’s Global Influencer Expansion CreatorIQ, the end-to-end enterprise software powering influencer marketing efforts for global enterprises like Unilever, Rakuten, and H&M, announced it was selected as the platform of record for high-end consumer electronics company Bang & Olufsen (B&O). The Denmark-based company is leveraging CreatorIQ’s sophisticated, data-driven platform to build and optimize its…

Midway-2020, Influencer Marketing is the Brightest Spot in Brand Promotion

Community and competition: These are the two end-points of the new cultures to model influencer marketing strategies. Branded content marketing rulebooks are rewritten all over the world. The COVID-19 has completely disrupted the way marketers create content to engage and influence audience. Brands are leveraging influencers to croon their sentiments and connect with the audience through emotion-based engagements. This is the norm across Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube and every other popular content sharing and social…

Atlas Partners with Influential to Deliver Inventory-Based Targeting for Influencer Marketing Campaigns and Sales Lift Measurement For CPG…

The exclusive partnership will combine inventory data with influencer marketing initiatives for CPG companies worldwide ATLAS Technology Group, Inc.,  a data acquisition and analytics company helping consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands make better more informed decisions through Big Data, and Influential, the leading AI influencer technology Social Intelligence firm and an IBM Watson Developer Partner, today announced a strategic partnership to combine forces to drive streamlined decisions and develop key insights for…

Markerly Wins OMMA Award for Online Marketing Excellence for #HealthyTexas Influencer Campaign

Public health campaign focused on disseminating critical COVID-19 messaging and safety precautions to Texas’ 29 million residents Markerly, an award-winning influencer marketing technology partner and platform, has been recognized by MediaPost as a 2020 OMMA Award winner for Online Marketing Excellence in the category of “Pharma/Health/Wellness: Campaign” for its work on the #HealthyTexas initiative during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Markerly conducted influencer marketing efforts on behalf of the Texas Department of…

ROI vs Awareness: Influencer Marketing’s Billion Dollar Question

Influencer Marketing trends have swept the global marketing and advertising budgets. A majority of experienced CMOs and brand marketers are exploring unique ways to connect with their customers. Working with influencers definitely figure among the top-5 ways to boost marketing ROI using unique content. Influencer content, in the form of blogs, videos, and podcasts are generating tremendous volumes of engagements across all digital marketing channels, including email and display advertising. As we’ve entered a brand-new…

Intelligence Powers Valassis Influencer Marketing, Proven Solution Sets New Industry Performance Metrics

Valassis, a Vericast business and the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, is defining and creating industry benchmarks with its newly introduced influencer marketing solution. Valassis influencer marketing programs drove a 64% higher engagement rate for awareness campaigns and 110% higher click-through rate for traffic campaigns based on 32 consumer packaged goods brands testing nearly 3,000 pieces of content. "Consumers want to interact with brands in a more experiential way, relying in part, on…

W2O Acquires Leading Influencer and Entertainment Marketing Agency starpower

W2O, the leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing, and communications solutions, announced the acquisition of entertainment and influencer marketing agency starpower. The agency, which has offices in New York and Los Angeles, was founded in 2007 by lifelong friends Matthew Lalin and Jared Weiss. Since then, starpower has been a leader in influencer, celebrity, and entertainment marketing, creating innovative and unique partnerships backed by data-driven social strategies for brands…

Time to Spend More on Influencer Marketing Across Multimedia Channels, Including OOH and Online Radio

According to the global influencer marketing agency, TAKUMI, marketers are spending more on influencer marketing than they were a year ago. The report was published today, unraveling the findings on the latest industry trends after surveying over 3,500 consumers, marketers, and influencers across the UK, US, and Germany. The report titled, ‘Into the mainstream: Influencer marketing in society’ uncovers opinions on ethics, diversity, misinformation, and new channels. Important Marketing Intelligence Data 73% of…

Valassis Survey Analyzes the Growing Power of Influencer Marketing Today

Consumers Weigh in on Impact From Pandemic and Connection to a Brand’s Values Valassis, a Vericast business and the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, released new proprietary consumer research, examining the increasing power of influencer marketing in today’s climate. Consumers’ changing patterns due to the pandemic and heightened awareness of social injustice and systemic inequality have resulted in new opportunities for brands to drive a connection with consumers. Since the beginning of the…

GRIN Influencer Marketing Software Integrates with Salesforce Commerce Cloud

GRIN, the leading influencer marketing software solution for direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands, announces its newest e-commerce integration with industry giant, Salesforce Commerce Cloud. The new integration dramatically improves workflow and removes the need for marketers to rely on their e-commerce teams to get products to influencers, create coupon codes or affiliate links, and track revenue. This integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud, and existing integrations with other e-commerce providers, further solidifies…

Tribe Dynamics Releases 2020 Influencer Marketing Trends Report

Tribe Dynamics, rated the #1 Easiest to Use influencer marketing platform on G2, has released survey results from over 60 brands and over 250 influencers in a new report that takes the pulse of the current influencer economy. Topics explored include the increased role of sponsorship in brand-influencer relationships, key strategies both brands and influencers are using to leverage rapidly growing social channels such as Instagram Stories and TikTok, and the impact of COVID-19 and global protests for racial justice on…

Viral Nation Announces Launch of Influsoft, The Industry’s First Cross-Platform Influencer Marketing Campaign Solution

Influsoft a cross-platform influencer marketing software developed by a team of award-winning influencer marketing pioneers, announces its official launch, consolidating the best in class marketing analytics and campaign management tools under one roof, providing first-party access to Youtube, FB, Twitch, Twitter. Powered and incubated by Viral Nation, the platform launches with top brand Partners including Activision Blizzard, Canon, Tencent, and Facebook Oculus. Brands are set to spend up to $15 billion on influencer…

Upfluence Announces Integration with Shopify and Takes the Lead as the Most Powerful Influencer Marketing Tool in eCommerce

Upfluence Software, the all-in-one SaaS firm that helps brands and agencies identify, contact, manage and analyze their influencers at scale, announced today it integrates with Shopify. Offering access to more than 3 million influencers in its proprietary database featuring a fully-integrated influencer campaign management platform, Upfluence now becomes the only influencer marketing solution with a dedicated tool for brands and agencies to manage influencer outreach and activation within an eCommerce brand’s own customer…

POKKT Brings CastingAsia to India, One of Asia’s Biggest Influencer Marketing Platforms

AnyMind Group, a technology company in the marketing, entertainment, HR, and direct-to-consumer (D2C) industries, has announced the launch of influencer marketing platform, CastingAsia, in India through their Indian subsidiary, POKKT. CastingAsia is a full-stack influencer management platform, that is paired with CastingAsia Creators Network, one of the largest influencers and creators’ networks in Asia. The influencer marketing platform will be rolled out in India by AnyMind Group’s Indian outfit — POKKT, a leading in-app…

Lockdown Sparked a New Wave of Creativity in Influencer Marketing

As COVID-19 restrictions shut down shoots around the world, the creativity in influencer marketing has soared. Thanks to lockdown we already know we’re in for a year of re-runs on TV. Social distancing has made it impossible for shoots, with their many stylists, photographers and assistants, to go ahead and for new content to be created. Magazines are in the same boat and we’ve seen quick-thinking publications, like Vogue, swap their usual celebrity covers for beautiful illustrations. In advertising, digital content…

TAKUMI Introduces TAKUMI X: A New Influencer Marketing Division With a Creator-First Approach

TAKUMI’s new creative arm ushers in the next generation of influencer marketing to craft the future of branded content TAKUMI appoints Jim Meadows as Chief Strategy Officer to lead TAKUMI X TAKUMI, the world’s leading influencer marketing business, today announced TAKUMI X: a new creative division with a creator-led approach to influencer marketing. Backed by TAKUMI’s heritage from over five years of delivering award-winning influencer marketing campaigns, TAKUMI X is enabling brands to work closer than ever before with…

Impact Acquires ACTIVATE Influencer Marketing Platform

Impact, the global leader in partnership automation, announced the acquisition of ACTIVATE, a leading brand and SaaS platform in the influencer industry. The acquisition, effective today, includes the industry-leading end to end platform for influencer discovery; reporting; and campaign management, including collaborations across all major social platforms. Together with Impact’s existing influencer platform partners, the combined offering now becomes the #1 global influencer marketplace available today with over 300K opt-in…

MSL Makes Commitments Towards Equality in Influencer Marketing

MSL will create opportunity and support equity and education for BIPOC influencers through its leading influencer marketing offering, MSL Fluency MSL, Publicis Groupe's leading global public relations and influencer marketing agency, made four measurable commitments to address the lack of diversity and other inequalities affecting influencers who are Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) by the end of 2020. Through its proprietary influencer marketing platform Fluency, MSL has embraced human intelligence, machine…