Influencer marketing has reached the big time. Global organizations are making significant investments in developing always-on influencer programs and the visibility of these programs has climbed all the way up the ladder to the CMO. As the saying goes, “with great power comes great responsibility”. As companies invest more money and resources in their influencer practices, there is increased pressure...

Should you hire an influence marketer? Let’s take a step back – Ten years ago, content marketing was just beginning to gain traction and has now evolved into a marketing best practice for most companies. Having a full-time Content Marketer in-house is now considered standard within most marketing departments. It can be hard to remember what a marketer’s life was...

Top 10 Influencers

What’s the key to find influencers for your brand? Conversations. Influencers are the people who your customers look to for information. They’re leading conversations about your industry, whether you are listening or not. Your job is to find the most important people for your brand, and work with them to become a part of the conversations your potential customers are...

Social Networks Around The World: Challenges and Opportunities This is a blog post series by Robbie Vann-Adibé, Traackr investor and Chairman. For a while there – circa 2010 – it looked like CMOs would be having an easier time of things, as the marketing world moved towards embracing social networks. There seemed to be only a few networks that mattered. They...

Create a force of influence for your content. To convey a message, mobilize buyers, and reach the right people at the right time, content marketers are turning to influencers. Influencers are topic experts, thought leaders, or brand advocates who possess strong credibility and/or an extended reach with your target audience. Influencers can help strengthen your content marketing – from creation to clicks. There...

In the last 10 years, B2B and B2C organisations alike have adopted content-driven strategies to attract, convert, nurture, and support customers. Even as the platforms and tactics change, content as a strategy to reach audiences remains powerful and continues to grow. According to a recent study by HubSpot and Smart Insights, most marketers are aware of the value of content...

As a child, I remember loving going to the circus with my grandfather – I have the vivid memory of an act by two clowns at the circus. The scene starts with the spotlight on a red clown on his knees going through the sand as if looking for something. A white clown walks by and asks him: “What are...