Karbo Communications Announces Advanced Social Media and SEO Offerings and Presence in Washington D.C.

Agency Expands Social Media and SEO Services with a Social Listening Program, Social Media Creative, Technical SEO, and More Karbo Communications, a top-ranked U.S. technology public relations (PR) and digital marketing agency, announced expanded social media offerings and a new presence in Washington D.C. Karbo Communications is rolling out a wide variety of social media services to meet an increase in client demand. In addition to standard and full-service social media management packages, the agency is expanding…

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…

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…

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 …

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…

Sylo Teams Up With Nielsen Global Connect to Advance Influencer Marketing Measurement

Partnership Helps Marketers Optimize National Campaigns Regional Brand Sales Sylo, an unbiased 3rd party verification and measurement platform for influencer marketing announced that it has joined the Nielsen Connect Partner Network. Through the partnership, Sylo, is leveraging proprietary retail sales and shopper marketing data from the Nielsen Global Connect business to deliver timely insights on which influencers are influencing sales.  This agreement scales Sylo's campaign monitoring tool, Tracker to Nielsen's…

Pixability Announces Launch Of BrandTrack, The First Software Platform That Helps Marketers Track Their Brand’s Presence On YouTube To Drive…

New product is being used by major brands, including Google, to maximize the strategic value of YouTube Pixability, the leading provider of insights and optimizations for video advertising on YouTube and Connected TV, announced the launch of BrandTrack, a software solution built to help marketers measure brand performance on YouTube and shift strategies based on what is working to drive better outcomes. BrandTrack is the first purpose-built interactive dashboard for analyzing and benchmarking brands by vertical on YouTube,…

PR Newswire Strengthens its Presence in Asia-Pacific with new Japanese Website

PR Newswire, the leading global provider of news distribution and earned media software and services, has launched a new version of the Japanese website. The new website (jp.prnasia.com) enables Japanese businesses to better leverage on PR Newswire's suite of communications services, and connects global companies with the Japanese market. The website is dedicated to providing communicators with valuable resources to navigate a changing media landscape and equipping journalists with the latest industry news. The mobile…

Influencers vs Advertising: How Has Consumer Mindset Changed the Way We Buy?

Our screens are filled every day with an array of adverts tempting us to spend, spend, spend – but in an era when consumers value more personal experience, is the power of the traditional paid ad coming to an end? With thousands of retailers competing to advertise their products on almost every platform we view, it’s natural that they are looking for new ways to get their messages across. And that’s where the power of influencers comes in. Current trends show a shift in the consumer mindset, with people wanting to feel…

Glance Expands its Presence in Singapore as Part of Global Expansion

To more than double its headcount in Singapore for accelerating growth in Southeast Asia Glance, one of the fastest-growing content platforms in the world, announced that it is increasing its presence in Singapore as part of its global expansion plans. Glance delivers artificial intelligence-driven, personalized content to screen zero of smartphones. Every time a user wakes up their phone, their lock screen comes alive with a new visual and interactive content that is personalized for them. Marketing Technology…

The Person Behind the Product: The Growing Retail Power of Influencers

Gone are the days when shoppers relied on word-of-mouth recommendations or were influenced by a more traditional TV, radio or newspaper advert before buying a product. Now with over 3.2 billion social media users worldwide, it is faster and easier than ever to market to  consumers – and savvy influencers are taking full advantage, according to leading agency Influencer Matchmaker. “We are increasingly seeing influencers using their social media status as a way to start up a retail brand,” says Amelia Neate, senior…

The 5 Best Online Tools for Boosting a Brand’s Digital Presence

In today’s digital age, being online (in some way or another) is the best way to reach your customers. Yes, print ads and listings in the Yellow Pages can still be useful for some ventures, but people are getting online to research new brands and products more often than ever before. Building a strong online presence is a great way to find the customers you want. However, this also means your competition is right there with you. If every business is online, how do you stand out? Here are my best tips for boosting your…

Influencer Marketing Platform, Grapevine Logic, Launches Grapevine Village to Grow Global E-Commerce Supermarket

Grapevine Village Is Monetizing the Trust Economy by Building a Network of Nano-Influencers to Engage in Revenue-Sharing Partnerships to Bring Entrepreneurial Brands Direct-To-Consumer Grapevine Logic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ideanomics Inc. has launched a Grapevine Village , a global end-to-end e-commerce marketplace that leverages the relationships built between brands and digital creators on social media to seamlessly deliver goods and services to consumers everywhere. To scale acquisition, Grapevine Village…

Influencer Raises £3million Series A To Drive A New Era Of Creativity Globally Through Its Influencer Marketing Technology

Influencer, the leading influencer marketing platform, today announced it has closed £3million (± $3.6million) in Series A funding, deployed by Puma Private Equity. The funding will be used by Influencer to drive new innovations within its platform and expand its global presence. Influencer’s technology was launched in 2017 by award-winning entrepreneurs, 23 year old Ben Jeffries who leads the company as CEO, and 25 year old world-renowned YouTuber and creator Caspar Lee, Influencer Chief Visionary Officer (CVO).  In…

How Podcasting Is Creating a New Type of Influencer

Over the past few years, there have been a number of major developments within the advertising world, but one of the most fascinating is the tremendous growth of the podcast. Podcasting, by many measures, is clearly on the rise. As the fortunes of podcasts rise, so too do those of individual podcasters, who have legions of devoted fans looking forward to their next episodes. Podcasting has created a new type of influencer, one who has the ability to reach people wherever they are, whether it’s at home, in their car, or…

Heartbeat Acquires Influencer Commerce Company, Iconery

Heartbeat, a marketing technology platform that connects brands with Millennial and Gen Z audiences has acquired Influencer Commerce company Iconery. Together, Heartbeat and Iconery will leverage their shared expertise in brand-building, influencer marketing, and e-commerce to amplify both brands' presence moving forward. Heartbeat's mission is to harness the voices of real people sharing about brands they love. Through their platform and mobile app, Heartbeat provides brands with access to over 200,000 consumers to…

Leading Influencer Marketing Platform Buzzoole Bolsters Global Growth with Senior Hires

Leading influencer marketing platform Buzzoole has added more strategic global firepower to its senior team with the appointments of Manola Pegoraro as Global Chief Finance Officer, Melissa Lee as Global Operations Director, Jane Roy as Vice President of the Americas and the promotion of Sarah Whitfield to Global Chief Marketing Officer. Buzzoole has made the appointments following another year of impressive growth which has seen the platform secure $8.9 million in Series A funding, as well as being named as one of…

Fighting the Instagram Authenticity Battle in Influencer Marketing

 When effective campaigns rely so heavily on the trust of audiences, it is the responsibility of both the influencer and the brands to preserve authenticity  Everyone wants to be popular online. Some even pay for the privilege, using bots to falsely inflate their followings in a bid to gain paid brand partnerships. Those who have, are right to be nervous. Following Keith Weed’s high profile announcement that Unilever would no longer be working with influencers with fake followings, all eyes were on the validity of social…

Vamp Boosts Its Presence in Asia

Two New Hires Launch the Influencer Marketing Platform in Thailand and Indonesia Leading influencer marketing platform, Vamp, is continuing its 2019 expansion into Asia with two new hires: Keith Baird and Benedictus Okario. Keith was most recently Director of Marketing Operations at North Star Digital Thailand, and was previously Khongsittha Muay Thai’s Senior Marketing Manager.He will based in Bangkok, leading Vamp into the Thai market. Benedictus joins Vamp from KapanLagi Youniverse where he was the Vice…

Introducing BizSwipe – An iOS & Android Networking App for Businesses, Social Influencers, Journalists and Digital Marketers

BizSwipe, LLC announced the release of the BizSwipe app for iOS and Android mobile devices. The app matches businesses and social influencers who want to form mutually beneficial business relationships, via an intuitive swiping interface with customizable filters. BizSwipe blends a business’s social media analytics with the Google search results analytics of its website into a single unified profile. Also Read: Killing ECMs: Gartner and the Rise of Content Services – Thoughts from Generis “It’s labor-intensive and…