Influencer Marketing is an entirely different ball game as compared to traditional marketing. Without specialized knowledge and skills, a company will have a hard time surviving today’s ever-competitive corporate world. Instead of wasting one’s time and money on trial and error, it might be smarter to let the experts strategize, oversee, and manage Influencer Marketing…

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A union for influencers was created and launched in February 2020 as the number of influencers continues to be on a steady rise. In fact, a study shows that since 2016, there has been an annual 50 percent increase in the overall market size of the industry. Despite the positive trend, the Influencer Marketing industry…

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What do Oprah Winfrey, Drake, and Ashton Kutcher have in common? Apart from being super good-looking, uber-rich, and mega-famous, they all love this year’s latest technological craze—Clubhouse. Have you been hearing the buzz about Clubhouse? Once Elon Musk, the tech billionaire, made his debut in a Clubhouse room, his appearance sparked a scramble for invitations…

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The continuous growth of influencer and brand partnerships creates an increasing need for diversity in influencer marketing. Many brands, recently and in the past, were called out due to a lack of inclusivity in their choice of influencer brand endorsers. Hence, the call for diversity in influencer marketing became loud as ever. While a number…

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Influencer marketing campaigns brought micro-influencers in the spotlight. Finding the right influencers is a key component for a successful influencer marketing strategy that generates ROI. While enlisting famous celebrity influencers is a great option, it may not be the most effective way for social media engagement. Presently, most consumers value the credibility of brand endorsers…

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Brands’ partnerships with influencers set them apart from their competitors. Just like how influencers build long-term relationships with their followers, brands need to create strong, lasting connections for an effective marketing strategy. Influencers desire brand collaborations, especially long-term relationships that provide brands continual access to influencers’ creative content and loyal audiences. Strong influencer partnerships result…

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FORWARD continues to be an Influencer Marketing industry leader. Today, we announced the first-ever Influencer Marketing trade organization. Alongside leadership from other pioneering influencer marketing agencies (see our leadership team), the Influencer Marketing Association aims to act as the voice of the industry, providing counsel around influencer marketing trends, measurement standards, transparency guidelines, and best…

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