How Influencer Marketing Will Work on TikTok

TikTok – have you heard of it yet? If you haven’t, you’re probably going to be hearing a lot about it in the next coming months. I must confess, I was…

A Look Back at Influencer Marketing in 2019

It’s been quite a year for Influencer Marketing (IM). With more organizations starting to understand its impact and benefits, adding more budget to their IM department and micro-influencers coming to the…

Does Influencer Marketing Belong in the Sports Industry?

Last week Twitter went a little crazy over an ad from Manchester City Football Club asking for influencers to attend their home games and to try to recruit more fans for…

Influencers with a Social Cause: The No Filter No Future Campaign

From studying, researching and working in Influencer Marketing, my absolute pet peeve is seeing influencers promote products like diet teas and shakes. They are also grouped under a term called ‘BANJO…

New Job, New Sector, New Me

On Monday of this week, I started my new job in New York. I am continuing to work in Influencer Marketing, which at the moment, is the career path that I…

Is ‘Influencer Privilege’ a Thing?

Last Thursday was a huge day for the lives of many students across the UK and Ireland as they received their A Level and Leaving Cert results. I remember clearly the…

#FridayFive: Five Influencers Killing the Game

Influencers. What would my life be without them. There’s reason to love them or loathe them what with their free trips to exotic destinations or getting paid thousands of pounds for…

How Instagram Hiding Likes May Affect Influencer Marketers

I had a post almost ready to go tonight about Instagram hiding likes and the reasons I welcomed the idea. The blog was actually titled ‘Why I Sometimes Wish Social Media…

The Rise of the Virtual Influencer

As you are probably aware by now, I’m currently writing my dissertation about influencer fraud within the influencer marketing industry. A topic that you would think I’d be bored to tears…

#FridayFive: Five Reasons to Work With Micro-Influencers

When Influencer Marketing first took off, it was seen as a numbers game. The more followers the better, the more likes the better and the more comments, the better. And, the…