Does Politics Belong in Influencer Marketing?

Last week, my Twitter feed was taken over by everyone talking about Mike Bloomberg. Even though I live in America, I have taken no interest in the presidential election whatsoever as it seems the current President is very likely to be re-elected. I’ve seen glimpses of articles here and there…

#FridayFive: Five New York-Irish Influencers to Follow

Before I moved to New York, I used to follow a lot of people that already lived there to give me motivation and inspiration to hopefully move there myself one day. Their Instagram posts and stories were forever making me jealous but also giving me that drive and determination to…

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 very skeptical at the beginning and didn’t succumb to downloading the app as I brushed it off as another…

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 forefront, it’s been a big year. There have been bad examples and there have been good. Personally, I still…

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 the team. A little embarrassing to say the least, it led me to think – can influencer marketing work…

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 Influencers’ but that’s a topic for another blog post.  So to see an influencer campaign with a social cause,…

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 want to continue to follow. (Bare in mind I am still only 22, so this is very likely to…

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 morning that I received my own results, now four years ago. I was able to receive all of my…

#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 Instagram posts, but you have to give it to them; a lot of them create amazing content worth every…

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 Didn’t Exist’ because the hiding of likes got me thinking of all the other reasons I don’t like social…