Influencer Marketing: Problems with Fakes

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Influencer Marketing: Problems with Fakes

pexels-cell photo-607812 (4)One wild west area of social media that is coming under increasing scrutiny is influencer marketing. Media stars have been enhancing their incomes by becoming influencers. They use their star power to sell brand products to their social media followers. …

Fashion Brand Soars From Instagram Posts

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Yesterday NPR told a great story how an unknown fashion brand used Instagram and smart marketing to build its business. Fashion Nova has grown leaps and bounds, increasing sales by triple digits annually since 2006. However, the story credits much …

TSA Instagram Account a Pleasant Surprise

Most people wouldn’t think a government agency would have a sense of humor, and especially the TSA. Air travelers know not to joke with TSA agents when going through airport checks. However, on Instagram the TSA actually posts some surprisingly …

Influencers on Instagram Doubled in 2017

Using data from Klear, eMarketer shows how the number of influencers on Instagram doubled from 2016 to 2017. In 2017, there were roughly 1.5 million Influencer posts on the social media site worldwide. Interestingly, 84% of the influencers are female …

Is That Gift Instagram Worthy?

Generation Z girls want holiday gifts and experiences that are worthy of an Instagram post. That’s according to this story in Adweek taken from research recently released in “Sweety High’s, ‘2017 Gen Z Holiday Gift Giving and Holiday Report'”. From …

Instagram Influencer Tells Secrets

The New Yorker has a first person account from Molly Matilda, an Instagram Influencer, who explains why she is so successful with her posts. Her quick list of do’s and don’ts are simple and easy to understand. The work is …

How Instagram Disappearing Video Works

Adweek explains how Instagram’s disappearing videos work and are different from Snapchat’s. Videos on the Facebook-owned app disappear forever after the live-stream ends. All this is an effort to steal Snapchat’s users.The new Instagram service became available yesterday. …

Instagram Ad Revenue to Surpass Twitter This Year

Twitter, which is the darling of journalists and politicians, hasn’t caught on with the public the way Instagram has. The Motley Fool has an analysis that explains how ad revenue for Instagram is expected to exceed Twitter’s this year. …

Business Profile on Instagram

According to Macworld, around the end of the year it will be possible to create a business profile on Instagram. However, your company will first need a business profile on Facebook to do so. The article goes on to …