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Robin8 Beta Launches Revolutionary Blockchain Social Media + Digital Asset Marketplace for Photographers, Artists, Influencers, Inventors…

Register and Protect Your IP and Digital Assets on the Blockchain with Ability to Sell to Others Blockchain has become quite the revolution in the tech world, but until now, there has been no real application for the masses to utilize the power of blockchain. The Profile Management EcoSystem (PMES) by Robin8 is a revolutionary new blockchain platform where artists, inventors, influencers and digital property owners can claim ownership of data or digital assets by uploading it to the blockchain and buy/sell. Using PMES,…

CGI Influencers: The Rise (and Eventual Fall)

CGI. What is it? How do we use it? Why is it relevant in influencer marketing? Computer Generated Imagery has been around for decades. We all remember the Atari game Pong, or the mobile-friendly Snake, which came preloaded on every early-aughts Nokia cell phone. Nowadays, CGI takes form in highly-produced video like Avatar or Black Panther and has even extended its reach to social media. The popularity of CGI influencers is hard to miss. From Lil’ Miquela to the new-and-improved Colonel Sanders on KFC’s Instagram account…

Replacing Mega-Influencers: Why Savvy Brands Are Opting for Micro-Influencers Instead

The rise of Instagram created a new class of celebrities and ushered in the age of Influencer Marketing. Today, A-list influencers boast follower counts in the tens of millions and sponsorship prices in the hundreds of thousands. Mass-market brands might be able to justify these exorbitant fees but for most, investing in all that extra reach is just overkill. Challenges notwithstanding, Influencer Marketing is here to stay, but to keep winning big, brands have to start thinking small. That’s why savvy marketers are…

Brillio to Showcase the New Know How of Winning with the Modern Data Ecosystem at Chief Data, Analytics Officers & Influencers, UK 2019

Brillio to Sponsor and Exhibit at Chief Data, Analytics Officers & Influencers, UK 2019 Brillio, a global digital technology consulting and solutions company, announced its participation in Chief Data, Analytics Officers & Influencers, UK 2019 (CDAOI UK 2019) conference from February 26 -28, 2019. CDAOI UK 2019 brings together leading data and analytics decision makers across Europe to network and share ideas on how to overcome emerging data and analytics challenges to strengthen business value. Brillio's…

Genies Launches Verified Program to Help Celebrities, Influencers and Brands Increase Engagement on Social Media Platforms via Digital…

Genies Celebrates 2 Million Total Genies Created from 200,000 Accounts Genies, Inc., a digital avatar company, announced an SDK in November 2018 and is now working with celebrities and influencers to integrate their customized avatars as a way to express themselves on all social and digital platforms. Access is only given to top tier, notable individuals within their respective industries. Besides helping celebrities and influencers, the company also allows brands such as Gucci to integrate its avatars into all accepted…

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…

Micro-Influencers, Journalism’s Comeback and Live Video Top Trends for Public Relations in 2019

Affect Releases PR and Digital Marketing Predictions for the New Year As the PR and marketing landscape continues to transform, most professionals in the industry are expanding their service offerings and adapting their communications strategies to remain innovative and results-focused. With branded content on the rise and shrinking editorial staff at media outlets, communications professionals have to get more creative as they plan campaigns for 2019 and beyond. Micro-influencers, Journalism’s Comeback and Live…

Hypetap Launches AI Tool to Help Brands Connect with Influencers

Hypetap Has Created an AI Tool That Helps Connect Brands with the Relevant Influencers Influencer marketing agency Hypetap has created an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that helps brands connect with the most relevant influencers. Using Amazon’s image recognition service, Amazon Rekognition, Hypetap’s new AI offering will help brands identify objects, people, scenes and activities in social media content. The image search tool hunts influencers based on specific objects posted in their social posts to identify…

How Brands Can Leverage Influencers With Instagram Polls

Since Launching in Early October, Instagram Polls Have Been Intensely Popular for Users — Particularly Among Brands and Influencers It may have taken the public a while to realize that Instagram polls weren’t anonymous, but it didn’t take long for the new feature to garner much excitement from users. Since launching in early October, Instagram Polls been intensely popular for users — particularly among brands and influencers. How Influencers Engage Their Followers with Polls Bloglovin’ polled their 87K+ follower base of…

OUTFRONT Media Launches Social Influencers Program to Pair Out-Of-Home Ads with Digital Influencers

In Partnership With Social Platform WeAre8, OUTFRONT Social Influencers Program Debuts With Bauducco's Holiday 2018 Campaign OUTFRONT Media Inc. announced its OUTFRONT Social Influencers program, which gives brands of all sizes the opportunity to incorporate social influencers as part of their out-of-home (OOH) campaigns  through OUTFRONT's internally sourced social influencer network and its partnership with social influencer platform WeAre8. Baked goods company Bauducco Foods USA is the first brand to execute a campaign…

The Backlash-Proof Guide to Briefing Influencers

After another high-profile Instagram ASA ban, brands must learn to brief clearly and play by the rules to avoid grief says Vamp’s Aaron Brooks A post from serial brand collaborator, Louise Thompson, was banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) last month. It’s the second time this year that the reality TV star and influencer has received a ticking off from the ASA for failing to disclose a post that was sponsored. In the UK, the rules for influencer marketing are strict and clear. You would have thought…

Heartbeat Reaches 250,000 Real Women Influencers

Innovator in Influencer Marketing, Heartbeat, Celebrates Milestone in Brand Ambassadors and Gives Authentic Voice to a Generation Heartbeat, a social marketing and ambassador platform, has now exceeded a remarkable 250,000 micro-influencers with less than two years in the space. The platform empowers real women to get paid for sharing products on Instagram while enabling brands to connect with a captive and intimate audience. Through daily marketing initiatives and micro-influencer campaigns that focus on authenticity and…

Instagram’s IGTV Competes With YouTube, Finds Takers in Influencers, Vloggers, As Well As Publishers

IGTV Allows Users To Generate Up To 60-Minute Long Videos, Allowing Content Providers To Up Their Video Content Popstar and actor Jaden Smith just released his five-track-long new album titled ‘Electric’ on IGTV! And we are now beginning to get a hang of this new platform by Instagram. Last month, Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion users. The company also announced "a new app for watching long-form, vertical video," i.e. Instagram TV (IGTV). IGTV is available as an added feature in the app, as well as a…

The Indi App Creates Social Media Influencers With the Click of a Button

Innovative Video Engagement Commerce Platform, Indi.com, Releases Exciting App That Allows Anybody to Make Money from Their Thousands of Retail Partnerships Becoming a social media sensation with a few clicks of a button is now available at the tips of one's fingers. Introducing the hottest shopping app tailor-made for influencers, Indi.com.  Indi.com unveils brand new app features designed to help make money on the content that influencers are already posting on social media, build an online empire, allowing to…

The Marketing Arm to Produce Exclusive Influencer Event For Top Brands, Platforms, Influencers

The Influencer Continuum Is an Exclusive Opportunity for Marketing Executives and Leadership Teams to Discover, Collaborate, and Re-Define Audience Engagement The Marketing Arm announced its production of The Influencer Continuum, an event designed to dissect the evolving relationship between brands and their audiences. The event will take place between 28-30 October at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, Cali. The Influencer Continuum is an exclusive opportunity for marketing executives and leadership teams…

Adorama INSPIRE Brings Together the Creative Industry’s Biggest Social Influencers, Artists and Filmmakers to Discuss What It Takes to…

Chris Burkard, Prince Mcclinton, Christina Raia and Alex Lindsay Join All-Star Lineup of Noted Creatives and Instagram Stars to Provide Artistic Community Insights on Finding Success Through Digital and Social Media Platforms Adorama, the trusted source for market-leading photo, video, audio, imaging and electronics products and information, invites visual storytellers to New York City this June to hear how world-renowned photographers and filmmakers have leveraged social and online platforms to build their successful…

5 Reasons Why Social Media Influencers are the Future of Digital Marketing

Whether you’re scrolling past pop-up advertisements on a smartphone app, clicking through promoted products on your Amazon account, or laughing at cheesy late night infomercials; branded content touches almost every area of your everyday life. In a world where connectivity is a prerequisite for both personal and professional success, marketing is impossible to escape, and modern consumers are bombarded with ads daily. In the face of constant media barrage, people are simply tuning out the noise and focusing on their…

Gen Z: The Rise of 1.8 Billion New Influencers is Shifting the Mobility Landscape

Frost & Sullivan's Intelligent Mobility Summit Highlights How Gen Z Attitudes Are Pushing Mobility from Brand-Centric, Single Ownership Paradigms to Integrated, Multi-Modal Usage Generation Z's distinct attitudes and preferences – as both consumers and future vehicle owners or users – are set to dramatically transform the mobility sector. For instance, preference among the post-millennial age group for access to, rather than ownership of, assets is compelling automotive manufacturers to reassess long-established…

Industry Influencers To Speak at DMCNY Program in NYC

Myths and Realities Culled from Early-, Mid- and Late-Stage Digital Transformation Cases in Marketing to Be Shared “Digital transformation” – moving from offline to online – has transformed direct and data-driven marketing organizations profoundly over the last two decades, and a Direct Marketing Club of New York (DMCNY) program slated for Thursday, June 7, 2018, will tap industry agency and consultant experts to seek to dispel perpetuating myths and realities about how such transformation can successfully be implemented.…

Why Influencers, Not Footballers Will Score for Brands During the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Influencer marketing is the most effective brand building and sales tool right now, and if brands don’t invest in it for the 2018 FIFA World Cup they will score a massive own goal. My first insight into how incredibly effective influencer marketing campaigns are was working with Cristiano Ronaldo to drive app downloads through his social network. By comparison, we achieved the same number of downloads for a sports website, Sportlobster, through a football fan page on Twitter and Facebook, because we engaged with their…