Think Hyperlocal: A Power Shift in Influencer Marketing

Posted by Mitchell Communications Group on February 5, 2019

Accusations of “fake news” fly fast and easy these days. Not surprisingly, consumer distrust has grown, especially when it comes to information found online. But while it might initially seem counterintuitive, the cynicism is increasing the power of influencer marketing — at least, a specific branch of influencer marketing.

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Topics: OmniLocal, Hyper-Local Activation, influencers, influencer marketing

Instagram Tunnel Vision Could Collapse Your Influencer Strategy

Posted by Ann Newland on June 19, 2018

Let’s face it. Sometimes, tunnel vision works. It helps you tune out distractions, it allows you to focus, and it keeps your eyes on the prize, as they say. But when it comes to influencer marketing, tunnel vision will lead you astray. 

This is particularly true when deciding which social channels to focus your time and resources on. Despite Instagram’s reputation as a fan favorite for influencers, it’s important that you avoid Instagram tunnel vision. Instead, adopt a multichannel strategy that ensures your influencers will connect with your potential customers — wherever they are.

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Topics: ripple, influencer marketing, influencers, Digital and Social, Digital Marketing

Swipe Right. Find the Perfect Influencer Match for Your Brand

Posted by Ann Newland on November 27, 2017

Over the past few years, influencer marketing has certainly earned its wings. It's no longer a niche strategy; it seems nearly every brand is engaging an influencer in some form or fashion.

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Topics: influencer marketing, influencers, Social Media

Three Do’s and Don’ts Before Kicking Off an Influencer Marketing Campaign

Posted by Jacob Ward on October 12, 2017

Raise your hand if you’ve seen influencer content on a social media platform this week. I’ll wait while you raise and lower your hand.

We all see influencer content every day, whether we realize it or not. 2017 has been dubbed “The Year of the Influencer” by multiple agencies and outlets, and it’s easy to see why. As engagement with brand content declines and the prevalence of ad blockers grows, brands are shifting dollars to influencer marketing at an alarming pace. This year, 63 percent of marketers report putting more money in their influencer marketing budgets versus last year according to BlogLovin.

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Topics: influencers, influencer marketing, Social Media