Influencer Marketing Quotes of the Week

“[T]the importance of audience measurement and data for influencer marketing is the same as that to television, radio or digital marketing. This data is key to matching the message, the product, service or brand, to the correct audience, in hopes of influencing consumer behavior within that audience.” – Craig Rennick (@craigrennick), The Importance of Influencer […]

Sam Fiorella: Where Culture Derails Social Influence Marketing

Where Culture Derails Social Influence Marketing   During her 2005 tour of Japan, world-wide music superstar Madonna publicly praised Japan’s “Washlet,” an “intelligent” toilet that provides – among other features – posterior-cleaning water jets, hot air dry function, ambient background music and odour-masking technology. “I’ve missed the heated toilet seats,” the pop-diva promoted upon leaving […]

Influencer Marketing Quotes of the Week

“As the old saying goes, “Failure to plan is planning to fail,” and this rings especially true in influence marketing strategy. If you don’t have a solid plan of attack for raising awareness, building trust, and providing ongoing value for your influencers, they will quickly lose interest.” – Nyerr Parham (@nyerr), Why Brands Are So […]

Influencer Marketing Quotes of the Week

“To truly mature the social influence – and, by association, the influencer – market, we need to remember how many aspects there were to Dale Carnegie’s seminal book and how they all had to be aligned to work their magic.” – Danny Brown (@DannyBrown), Social Influence and the Shift of the Carnegie Principle “Why not […]

Influencer Marketing Quotes of the Week

“Real influencers do not sway our decisions because of how high they score on a digital scale. They do because they make their stories relevant to us. Real influencers know that their success lies in the way they deliver their promises.” – Cendrine Marrouat (@cendrinemedia), The online influence trap… “We, the industry that makes a living […]

Influencer Marketing Quotes of the Week

“The impact we make through social media can’t entirely be measured by numbers and scores. If you tweet, post, friend and follow people just to raise a number or better a score, you’re missing the point of social media. It’s not just about how powerful of an influencer you are. It’s about connecting with the […]

Bryan Kramer: Klout, Schmout. Connecting is the Real Clout.

Klout, Schmout. Connecting is the Real Clout. Let me start by saying, I’m not against numbers, scores or analytical methods that give us an objective understanding of how far-reaching our brand’s impact is, be it our personal or professional brand. Whew. Okay, now that I’ve stated that, here’s my real point today: The impact we […]

Influencer Marketing Quotes of the Week

“Influencers can spot someone simply wanting to push their own PR agenda a mile off. Ensure key players in your online market trust you by proving you can add value to the conversation. If you’re sharing content or making recommendations, don’t be partial. Only push your brand when it truly is relevant and does deserve […]

Influencer Marketing Quotes of the Week

“The future is not about marketing to influencers – it’s about marketing with them. (This flaw in the term itself has surely resulted in the immediate deletion of countless pitches). Treating influencers as an extension of your company – rather than a distribution channel – will result in a more impactful experience for influencers and consumers alike.” […]

Influencer Marketing Quotes of the Week

“[A] key mistake made by digital marketers is allowing the effectiveness of campaigns to be measured with just digital metrics like clicks, shares, and re-tweets. None of those metrics pick up the impact of offline behavior, such as word of mouth, which can be nine times more voluminous offline than online.” – Brad Fay (@kellerfay), […]