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The Commonwealth of Kentucky Partners with IZEA to Launch COVID-19 Mask Education Influencer Campaign

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced that it will be launching an influencer marketing campaign in partnership with Doe-Anderson, headquartered in Louisville, Ky. to drive awareness and education about the benefits of wearing a mask to reduce the spread of COVID-19 for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. “We are proud to partner with the Commonwealth of Kentucky to help combat misconceptions about masks and assist in reducing…

BrandGraph Reveals 34% Rebound In Influencer Marketing Industry Travel & Tourism Content

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, published a brief today which provides its first public analysis of the influencer marketing industry within the travel and tourism industry since the outbreak of COVID-19. The industry brief is based on data surfaced by BrandGraph, IZEA’s proprietary social intelligence platform focused on the influencer marketing space. The platform is used to identify, compare, and contrast momentum across…

Assembly Acquires Refersion, a Leading Affiliate and Influencer Management Platform

Assembly's latest acquisition adds to its expanding family of e-commerce software products Assembly, an e-commerce technology company backed by Providence Strategic Growth ("PSG"), announced its acquisition of New York-based Refersion, the leading affiliate and influencer marketing platform. Refersion joins Assembly's growing family of e-commerce software companies, which includes Helium 10 and Order Metrics. Marketing Technology News: Digitalkites Signs up Saurabh Singh as the Data Protection Officer "We are…

CreatorIQ Raises $24MM Series C to Accelerate its Global Influencer Marketing Software Leadership Position

CreatorIQ, the proven software to unify and power advanced influencer marketing, announced a $24MM Series C investment round led by Kayne Partners Fund, the growth private equity group of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., with participation by TVC Capital and Unilever Ventures. CreatorIQ currently powers global influencer marketing for brands like Disney (News - Alert), Salesforce, Sephora, and Unilever, as well as global PR & Media agencies via its Creator Intelligence Cloud. Over the past twelve months,…

BEN Broadens AI-Powered Influencer Campaigns in H1 as Brands

Q2 Defined by Record-Breaking Number of New Clients; Expanded Sales Team; and Introduction of New AI Tools BEN, the entertainment AI company that integrates brands into influencer, streaming, TV, music, and film content, announced a record-breaking H1. Since the beginning of the year, BEN has started new client relationships, added to its sales team, and developed groundbreaking influencer discovery tools for its proprietary AI technology. Despite the uncertainty and industry challenges related to COVID-19, BEN has…

Anzu Welcomes Avid Gamer, Senior Marketing Executive, and Social Media Influencer David Sable as a Strategic Advisor

Anzu.io, the world’s leading in-game advertising platform, is pleased to announce the addition of David Sable, senior WPP Advisor, as a strategic advisor. A die-hard gamer since the early days of PC games, Sable is a 40+ year advertising industry veteran who worked on the launch of Xbox and Xbox 1 among other things. In his previous role as Global CEO of Y&R, David helped to propel Y&R to a top-five global creative firm at Cannes. Marketing Technology News: Sage X3 V2020 R2 Released in India to Enable Indian…

141LIVE Brings a Unique Influencer Platform Changing Live Streaming and Video Calling As We Know IT

Japanese startup 141Live (pronounced as ‘One For One Live’) is launching a video based social media platform, a platform that will make you do both live streaming and video calling in a completely new way The uniqueness about the platform doesn’t end with the combining of two great features of video calling and live streaming; but it’s also going to help influencers from around the world to make money using the platform’s special video streaming features. Thousands of social media influencers from Japan are already using…

Influencer Marketing Platform, Tribe Dynamics, Launches TikTok Tracking Software

It only takes seconds to understand how addicting Tiktok’s endless, hyper-personalized feed of short-form video content is. To ensure brands have the tools necessary to plan, execute, and measure influencer marketing programs across all social channels, Tribe Dynamics has launched in-app TikTok tracking features. With a growing user base of 560 million monthly global users, 43% of whom are not active on Instagram, TikTok presents a major brand awareness and influencer marketing opportunity. Customers will now be able to …

The American Influencer Council Launched On The Social Media Day

The American Influencer Council, Inc. (AIC) is a newly formed not-for-profit membership trade association created by influencers for influencers. The trade association is dedicated to sustaining the integrity, viability and growth of the U.S. influencer marketing industry in a globally connected world. The AIC's mission is to advance digital marketing education as well as the art and authenticity of co-branded content as shared through social media platforms for the ultimate benefit of society. Its members are Instagrammers,…

CreatorIQ Announces Certified Partner Network For Global Influencer Efforts

Network Includes Digital Brand Architects (DBA), Collectively, Everywhere Agency, ShopStyle Collective and Sway Group CreatorIQ, the leading enterprise software for influencer marketing, announced the launch of its Certified Partner program, a select group of partners badged by CreatorIQ as expert managed services providers for brands utilizing CreatorIQ’s software for end to end influencer program management. Initial launch partners include Digital Brand Architects (DBA), Collectively, Everywhere Agency, ShopStyle…

Influencer Platform ShopandShout Gains Manjit Minhas as Advisor

Vancouver-based ShopandShout has gained their most famous advisor yet, Manjit Minhas Vancouver-based influencer marketing platform ShopandShout has a new board member and strategic advisor, Canadian entrepreneur Manjit Minhas. ShopandShout, co-founded by Vinod Varma, is a digital ecosystem for influencers to reach brands for sponsorships and opportunities, and vice-versa. Influencer marketing continues to dominate the marketing landscape and is projected to become a $15 Billion dollar industry. For influencers, finding…

Socialbakers Reports on the State of Influencer Marketing Effects of COVID-19

Socialbakers, the leading social media marketing platform, today released its State of Influencer Marketing Report, which examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the influencer industry over the last three months. Among the key findings are a decrease in sponsored content among influencers that are partnering with brands and a pivot toward influencers with smaller, more niche followings that may offer greater value to brands with tighter marketing budgets. "Despite the economic impact of COVID-19, brands are still…

Travel Mindset Partners With BLACK GIRL DIGITAL, INC. for Equal Representation of Black and POC Voices in Influencer Marketing

Travel Mindset, the leading tourism and lifestyle brand influencer marketing agency, announced that it has partnered with BLACK GIRL DIGITAL, INC. to expand its global presence, focus on creating more diverse brand partnerships, and amplify messaging that authentically speaks to people of color (POC). Through this strategic partnership, Travel Mindset and BLACK GIRL DIGITAL, INC. will provide the most comprehensive influencer marketing strategies, with a dedication to making sure Black voices and POC are not only…

AspireIQ Named a “Leader” & “Boasts Best All-Around Current Offering” Among Influencer Marketing Solutions by Independent Research Firm

AspireIQ, the pioneer in community intelligence marketing, announced that it has been recognized as a Leader by Forrester Research in its report, The Forrester New Wave™: Influencer Marketing Solutions, Q2 2020. AspireIQ partners with brands to build, manage, and grow communities that allow them to engage their biggest enthusiasts, create a sense of belonging, and drive advocacy at scale. The report evaluated 12 vendors against 10 criteria, including data science capabilities, product vision, product roadmap, and market…

Pepperjam’s Latest Open API Integration Powers Limitless Discovery and Recruitment of Influencers

Pepperjam, a leader in affiliate marketing technology and services, announced the first of several highly anticipated fully integrated API partnerships with leading all-in-one influencer discovery marketing platforms. The white-label integrations empower marketers leveraging Pepperjam's Ascend™ Platform to swiftly discover and recruit influencers into custom-curated affiliate marketing programs at scale. The automated solution is fully integrated into Pepperjam's Ascend Affiliate Cloud, and immediately gives marketers direct…

Traackr Releases Budget Optimization Tools to Demystify Influencer Marketing Investments

Influencer marketing spend was expected to reach as much as $15 billion by 2022. But, as budgets are drastically reduced due to the global pandemic, marketers are under intense pressure to accurately track spend, optimize budgets, and properly measure return on their investments. Today Traackr, a leading influencer marketing platform, announced the release of a Budget Optimization toolset for marketers to better analyze spend and increase ROI. Traackr's new capabilities enable brands to take control of their influencer…

New Influencer WebCam-Based Social Platform, Jasmin.com, Launches Pamela Anderson Joins as Creative Director

Top Relationship Experts and Lifestyle Personalities to Offer Advice and Videos Jasmin, the world's first web camming site exclusively dedicated to connecting users with lifestyle, relationship, and sex positivity influencers, announced its launch today. Actress, model, and activist Pamela Anderson has joined in the role of Creative Director and will appear daily on Jasmin.com. An offshoot of LiveJasmin, the world's most successful adult webcamming site with 50 million daily visitors, Jasmin's mission is to broaden the…

Check an Influencer’s or Brand’s Instagram Account and Content Quality With InstaCheck by Combin

Combin has released a new service - InstaCheck, an Instagram account audit for individuals, brands and influencers. With InstaCheck, Combin intends to help entrepreneurs, influencers and regular Instagram users enhance their Instagram marketing by offering a thorough review and exclusive advice given by Combin social media experts. Marketing Technology News: TikTok Donates Over S$350,000 to Support Local Communities Affected By COVID-19 The innovative feature of the audit is that it is run by an AI and a human expert,…

GRIN Partners With MVMT Watches To Launch An Introduction To Influencer Marketing Playbook

GRIN customers have seen a 91% increase in content engagement and a 63% increase in conversions from their influencer programs by embracing GRIN's platform GRIN, the leading and most rapidly growing Influencer Marketing Platform, has teamed up with one of the top direct to consumer accessory retailers, MVMT Watches to create a step-by-step playbook for brands looking to create, execute and expand an influencer marketing program. With the changing landscape of eCommerce, the demand for influencers has increased. GRIN…

JSA Partners with Evan Kirstel, Top Technology Social Media Influencer and B2B Thought Leader

JSA Clients to Gain Exposure to Kirstel's Extensive Social Media Network Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA), the preeminent provider of public relations, digital marketing and event planning services for the telecom, data center and tech industries, announces a partnership with Evan Kirstel, one of the top social media influencers in the tech and telecom space. Named 4th "Most Engaging Digital Marketer in 2018" by Brand24, Kirstel is well-known in the industry for his social media connections. Through this partnership,…