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CreatorIQ Embarks On European Expansion To Meet Growing Demand

Leading influencer marketing platform makes key seniors hires in the UK, France and Germany to spearhead growth CreatorIQ, the leading influencer marketing platform for global brands and agencies including Disney, Airbnb, and Ralph Lauren, has expanded its business into France and Germany as part of its growth strategy. The firm’s expansion follows the significant $12 million investment from TVC Capital and Unilever Ventures last year, and comes at a time of rapid growth for the influencer marketing industry which is…

Popular Pays Announces Partner Program and Collaboration with Group RFZ

Paving the Way for Influencer Marketing Data Beyond Likes, Reach and Engagement Leading influencer marketing and social content creation SaaS platform, Popular Pays, is excited to announce Group RFZ, a digital measurement firm helping clients understand and demonstrate the impact of influencer and content marketing on top-of-the-funnel or brand building efforts, as the first organization in their new Partner Program. The Popular Pays Partner program adds a layer of service and insight to their clients to lead the industry…

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…

67% of Social Media Consumers Aspire to be Paid Social Media Influencers

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, published the results of a social media consumer study examining their perspectives on influencer marketing. The study is part of IZEA Insights, an ongoing research program examining the world of influencer marketing through the lens of consumer, marketer, and influencer participants. Managed by Jana O’Brien at The Right Brain Consumer Consulting, the study collected feedback from U.S.…

Instagram Now Attracts a Larger Audience Than Facebook Among Top Brands According to New Report From Socialbakers

Among top 50 brand profiles, Instagram has a larger audience and nearly 20X more interactions than Facebook, according to Socialbakers' new Q4 2019 Trends Report Socialbakers, the unified marketing platform for social media marketers, released a comprehensive report on Social Media Trends for Q4 2019. Key insights from the report include Instagram overtaking Facebook in audience size, the relative decline in engagement during the holiday season, the popularity of vertical videos, the dominance of women among fans and…

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…

Popular Pays Announces Partner Program and Collaboration with Group RFZ

Paving the Way for Influencer Marketing Data Beyond Likes, Reach and Engagement Leading influencer marketing and social content creation SaaS platform, Popular Pays, is excited to announce Group RFZ, a digital measurement firm helping clients understand and demonstrate the impact of influencer and content marketing on top-of-the-funnel or brand building efforts, as the first organization in their new Partner Program. The Popular Pays Partner program adds a layer of service and insight to their clients to lead the industry…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Perficient, Inc, Automation Anywhere, AspireIQ, Freshworks Inc.,Namogoo, Reckoon, eBay Inc and Dovetale, Inc. Perficient to Demonstrate AI-Powered Customer Intelligence Strategies at MicroStrategy World Perficient, Inc., the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, announced that it will…

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…

AspireIQ Meets Growing Demand for Pinterest Engagement With New Search Functionality

AspireiQ Empowers Brands to Combat Content Fatigue by Discovering Influencers and Running Campaigns on the Visual Discovery Engine AspireIQ, the leading influencer marketing platform for enterprise brands, released Pinterest Influencer Search, a solution that opens the door to brands focused on influencer marketing on Pinterest. Brands using this product can discover Pinterest influencers who align with their brand values, view Pinterest-specific engagement metrics, and engage those influencers in long-term relationships.…

Marketing Maven Founder To Participate in PRSA-LA’s State of the State of PR

Lindsey Carnett, CEO and President of bicoastal, award-winning public relations firm Marketing Maven, will be among the social media rock stars and industry disrupters on the panel at PRSA-LA’s State of the State of PR event in downtown Los Angeles. The panel, Tweet, Like and Share—How Social Media Has Disrupted Public Relations—will be the feature presentation at the event, which will take place Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 6pm to 9pm PST. The location is WeWork, 5792 Jefferson in Los Angeles. The panelists will…

What’s Expected of Marketing in 2020

The conversations around what the Marketing industry can expect in the coming year is well underway. Technology is expanding and developing at a rapid pace, and Marketing is no exception. In the past year, we have seen a rise of Content Marketing in correlation with the demands from consumers and a significant increase in the use of Chatbots. With Digitization and Automation slowly becoming less admirable due to its lack of meaningful engagement, Marketing is appearing to become more humanlike once again. Here are my…

A Crash Course in Gen Z’s Obsession with Creator-Driven, Influencer-Heavy Streaming Content

Ads and retargeting are accepted, measurable Marketing channels, but if you’re trying to garner attention from the next wave of consumers, you need to engage the community of streamers, creators, and/or influencers. The advent of digital media platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook/Instagram has created a new form of engagement that relies on a more intimate two-way relationship between creator and audience. Marketers and brands can effectively utilize this if they get over their preconceptions and…

Falcon.io Announces First Worldwide Digital Marketing Trends Roadshow

The Roadshow, Beginning February, Will Expand on Falcon.io's Recently Released Digital Marketing Trends Handbook Falcon.io, a Cision company, announced the dates for its inaugural Digital Marketing Trends Roadshow. The 2020 Roadshow meetups will take place in selected cities in North America, Europe and Australia, beginning this February and ending in April. The Roadshow is based on Falcon.io's recently released 2020 Digital Marketing Trends Handbook, an annual report by Falcon.io now in…

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…

How to Readjust Your Influencer Marketing Strategy to the Trends to Come

We’re no way near the formal version of what we know as influencer marketing. This fresh industry keeps working at its expansion with a current worth of $8 billion. The same Business Insider report shows us that by 2022, this already huge figure is likely to reach $15 billion. In light of such whooping expectations, influencer marketing plans of the present have to welcome in the latest strategies. Fortunately, there’s no need to change an entire workflow. For this reason, we are going to expose all the trends that will…

IZEA Releases The 2020 State of Influencer Equality

Influencers Who Identify as a Person of Color Command up to a 51% Premium Over Their Caucasian Counterparts IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, released the industry’s first ever examination of earnings equality among social influencers. The report provides analysis of influencer earnings observed in IZEA’s online marketplace spanning 2014 to 2019. Data is comprised of negotiated rates between marketers and creators…

Winterberry Group Research Finds US Advertising and Marketing Spend to Grow to Nearly $390 Billion in 2020, up More Than Seven Percent Over…

The Outlook for Data Driven Advertising & Marketing 2020 Sees “High Probability for Solid Growth”; Research Reviews the Trends Shaping the Landscape This Year Winterberry Group, a specialist management consultancy that supports growth initiatives in advertising, marketing, media, information and technology, today released new research: “The Outlook for Data Driven Advertising & Marketing 2020.” The annual research led by Bruce Biegel, senior managing partner of Winterberry Group, provides the spending forecasts…

IRI and Influential Team Up for First-to-Market Launch of Social Campaign Conversion Feed

IRI®, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, CPG, retail and media companies, and Influential, the leading AI influencer technology Social Intelligence firm and IBM Watson Developer Partner, announced an upfront to launch a first-to-market product for influencer marketing, utilizing IRI Campaign Conversion Feed (CCF) on social platforms. Influential will be able to run in-flight optimizations on social branded content campaigns, linking weekly purchase data and offline conversions to ad exposures.…

Sociplex.com Makes YouTube Influencer Marketing Easier Than Ever

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aePeyAxq_4M&feature=youtu.be Influencer marketing is on the rise, due to its unique ability to enable partnerships between marketers and influencers who can genuinely connect with their audience and spread the word about any given brand. According to a study conducted by MediaKix in 2019, 89% of marketers say the ROI from influencer marketing is comparable to, or better than other marketing channels they have used in the past. The experts at Sociplex saw a need in the industry for a…