Why You Need to Think About Your Personal Brand

We all know what a brand is and when thinking about brands, the first few that come to mind are Apple, Coca Cola and even Cadbury’s. We’d recognise their logo anywhere,…

#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…

LUSH Are Flushing Social Media Down the Drain

Yesterday morning, LUSH announced on social media that they were planning to abandon all of their social media platforms (fitting). My Twitter timeline blew up with everyone extremely confused and appalled…

The Line between Sponsored Posts and Plain Old Adverts

The more the Influencer world evolves, the better Influencers are becoming at creating content. After all, practice makes perfect and over time, Influencers will know what works for their audiences, what…

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fyre: Instagram or Insta-scam?

This weekend, along with millions of others around the world, I watched a documentary on Netflix. It had appeared on my Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat feeds continuously over the past three…

What’s Worse: Influencers Faking Followers or Faking Images?

I’ve written a couple of posts about Influencers and fake followers on here. One discussed whether we should name and shame those who do it and the other pointed out five…

The Lifespan of an Influencer

When I worked in Influencer Marketing during my placement year, I started to get a grasp of just how big the Influencer world is. I started to see the money that…

#FridayFive: Five Ways to Spot Someone With Fake Followers

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about fake followers and Instagram ‘fraud’. At the time, there had been a lot of talk about Influencers buying followers as well as…

Fast Fashion and How We Can Slow It Down

I’m keeping the theme of fashion going this week as you may have seen my previous post on Boohoo’s new Student Meal Deal package. I’m studying corporate social responsibility (CSR) this…

Influencer or Fraud? Should We Name and Shame Influencers Who Buy …

There has been a lot of talk this week surrounding Influencers and the buying of followers, likes and comments. It’s been a tricky subject for a while, with a lot of…