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Interview with SMSsummit Speaker Danielle Wiley of Sway Group

SMSsummit producer Breanna Jacobs had the honor of meeting with Danielle Sway, CEO of Sway Group, an influencer marketing agency with offices with headquarters in San Francisco and staff across the country. In her interview, Danielle shares about how Sway Group started, how they work with their network of influencers, and what she’ll be speaking…

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7 Must-Know Tips for Effective Influencer Outreach

Influencer Marketing Best Practices

The rise of influencer marketing was a fast one. 2016 saw the explosive growth of macro influencers and celebrities in marketing campaigns. By 2017, the market saw the need for micro-influencers – those with followings between 10,000 and 500,000. Partnering with micro-influencers became the best practice for brands hoping to get the most “bang for…

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10 Great Examples of How Brands are Leveraging Micro-Influencers

Micro-Influencer Best Practices

These days, influencer marketing is just about everywhere. It’s difficult to go onto Instagram or YouTube without being inundated with examples of brands using influencers to tap into a new audience. Why is this marketing tactic so popular? Because it works. According to the 2019 State of Influencer Marketing, 57% of marketers reported that influencer…

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How-To Guide for Calculating Influencer Marketing ROI

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Influencer Marketing is a growing industry: it is expected to reach $10 billion by 2020. Marketers have already seen an increase in competition and costs as a result of the marketing strategy’s popularity. According to the 2019 Influencer Marketing Benchmark Report, nearly two-thirds of marketers surveyed intend to increase their spending over the next 12…

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10 Tools to Help You Run a Highly Successful Influencer Marketing Program

Social Influencer Post

Influencer marketing has proven to be a very effective strategy for building communities and reaching new potential customers. Last year, 92% of marketers found their influencer strategy effective and 39% of those marketers plan to further increase their influencer marketing budgets in the coming year. Why Influencer Marketing The effectiveness of influencer marketing is not…

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4 Ways to Incorporate Your User Generated Content on Different Channels

Once primarily thought of as a marketing tactic for edgy brands (think Urban Outfitters), User Generated Content (UGC) is quickly becoming a bigger and bigger piece of content marketing strategies. And this is for good reason: UGC improves customer satisfaction, helps brands understand their audience, provides a means for users to build community, and is…

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The Golden Rule: What’s Keeping You From Taking Your Influencer Marketing to the Next Level

Earlier this year I traveled across Thailand for an entire month, scuba diving, yachting, fine dining – all without paying a dollar out of pocket. As a group of micro influencers with a following geared towards travel, we often looked like a mobile film crew: constantly creating content for these fantastic companies we felt fortunate…

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