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…

GRIN Offers the Most Comprehensive Reporting in Influencer Marketing with New Reporting Suite

Top influencer marketing company unveils new and improved reporting capabilities to help partners measure campaign success GRIN, the leading influencer marketing software platform focused on authentic partnerships, announced the launch of their new reporting suite. Partners can now turn to the new dashboard feature for a high-level overview of their influencer campaigns, as well as utilize the powerful new Report Builder tool for a customized view of the raw data to help make data-driven decisions. "We are thrilled…

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…

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,…

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 …

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…

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…

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…

GRIN Is The First Influencer Marketing Software To Integrate TikTok Into Their Platform

GRIN, the leading and most rapidly growing Influencer Marketing Platform announced their integration with TikTok; the fastest growing social media network. TikTok has an estimated 800 million monthly active users and influencers globally and has seen its growth in the US almost quadruple in just one year.. After collaborating with brands operating in the TikTok space, GRIN has formally launched its TikTok integration, radically changing the influencer marketing landscape. Where many brands were forced to create…

Five Trends That Will Shape the Influencer Marketing Industry in 2020

Influencer Marketing has seen tremendous growth in recent years. Once viewed as an experimental channel, it has evolved into a core strategy for most marketing organizations and the industry is expected to reach upwards of $10 billion by 2020. But, as with any emerging market, Influencer Marketing must evolve in order to survive. As the industry grows, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for brands to achieve consistent success, which begs the question: How can the influencer ecosystem mature to keep up with demand? Here…

Influencer Marketing is Essential During COVID-19 According to GRIN

While many economic side effects of the coronavirus remain to be seen, it's apparent that brands need marketing dollars to go farther. According to recent studies influencer marketing has become the chosen platform for many eCommerce companies in the changing landscape. One brand that has done an exceptional job with their influencer program this year is Lume Cube. Decision-makers developed a strategy to leverage influencer relationship management to build a stronger bond with their customers and influencer team. GRIN's…

How AI will Change the Game for Influencer Marketing

The rise of inauthentic social media stars has made it increasingly more challenging for brands to run effective influencer campaigns in recent years. As more and more people aim to make a living via product promotion, and fake users like CGI-created personalities appear on popular platforms, it’s more difficult and tedious than ever to sift through the noise. It’s a better time than ever to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into Influencer Marketing. The business value of AI is well-documented — Gartner estimates…

IZEA Announces “Coronavirus Impact on Influencer Marketing Streaming” Streaming Event

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced a streaming event to address the impacts of COVID-19 on the Influencer Marketing industry. Marketing Technology News: DisruptOps Raises $9 Million Series A to Scale Cloud Security Operations Join IZEA's Founder and CEO Ted Murphy as he discusses the impact of COVID-19 on consumer spending and media consumption habits as well as opportunities, challenges, and ideas for those…

spurse Launches Social Reward Platform at Influencer Marketing Conference & Expo

The platform is creating a new consumption model using the power of social media, allowing users to share cashback rewards spurse announced the pre-launch of its Social Reward platform at the Influencer Marketing Conference & Expo 2020 (IMCX 2020) that took place the 25th February in Los Angeles. Attendees of this year’s networking and educational event included senior-level marketing decision-makers from brands, multi-channel networks, and influencer marketing agencies, along with social media influencers. During…

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…

The Power Pair: How Couples Are Shaping Influencer Marketing

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, love is in the air. And in the influencer community, those who pair off as couple, may just find themselves a top pick for brands. As compatibility, connectivity and creative content become ever more desirable, social media relationships are driving a new wave of Influencer Marketing – influencer couples creating a unified personal brand that maximizes the value of their ‘coupled up’ status. As of January 2020, there were more than 3.8 billion social media users…

Partnerize and Sideqik Integrate to Provide Sales and Revenue Measurement for Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Platform integration enables brands to more easily quantify, grow, and optimize their influencer programs and understand the true ROI from those campaigns Partnerize, the leading provider of AI-powered partnership automation solutions to global brands, announced a new integration with Sideqik, the popular influencer marketing platform. This integration enables more efficient influencer program management by giving brands the ability to quantify the value of influencer marketing. With marketers planning to invest more in…

Dovetale Launches Integration With Shopify to Help Brands Track Influencer Marketing Conversions and Speed Up Process Working With Creators

Dovetale Is Launching a New App on Shopify App Store to Help Brands and Agencies Work With Influencers Without Investing Thousands in Software Dovetale, Inc. announced that it has launched an integration and application for Shopify merchants hosting on the platform. These new features will help marketers explore influencer marketing more systematically as they continue to diversify their advertising spend. Track affiliate coupon codes, refunds, total orders and monitor sales for each influencer…