Category Archives: Marketing

5 Tips Bloggers to Reach Out to Brands & Stand out

Anyone who’s on the same boat wondering: “I’ve got all this content, social outreach, and passion, but no brands are reaching out to me.” Don’t be alarmed! Analysis from Infusionsoft.com states that in 2016, the number of social media users was 2.1 billion, and will continue to rise to 2.5 billion by 2018. What does…

Why Have a Media Kit for Fashion Week?

With the growth of influencer marketing, it’s just as important to have your media kit set up for Fashion Week as it is to look the part and exchange business cards. Runway shows, parties, and other glamorous events aside, the networking opportunities presented in New York, London, and Paris are unprecedented, especially for bloggers. Here’s…

The ROIs of Influencer Marketing: Tangible and Intangible Benefits

Influencer marketing has grown substantially over the last few years; over 60% of brands – especially those targeted towards millennials – have adopted some form of the modern advertising method. Furthermore, according to Smart Insights, 84% of marketers planned to launch at least one influencer campaign within the next twelve months. Companies that have yet…

Live Streaming will be huge for marketers

It’s no secret that Live Streaming is about to shake up the social media marketing game, if it hasn’t already. Though hardly a new concept, broadcasting in real time has largely improved due to technology’s growth over the years, namely mobile, camera quality, and broadband speeds. Since Twitter’s acquisition of Periscope in 2015, other social…

Get Paid to Blog: Ads & Affiliate Marketing

When you first start a blog, revenue is on your mind, albeit at the back of it. More often than not, a blog stems from sheer passion for writing and documenting what you love, whether it’s fashion, beauty, food, travel, or lifestyle. A following – should that be what you’re looking for – typically comes…

Instagram Stories to drive Black Friday Weekend

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday have always been big dates for retail; this year is no exception. In fact, the National Retail Federation predicted a sales increase of 3.6% this November and December, compared to the 2.5% average of the last ten years’ holiday seasons. However, the digital shift has remarkably (and…

Three Unlikely Influencer Marketing Success Stories

There are many reasons why an influencer campaign becomes a success story, and it’s sometimes hard to pinpoint why. Many brands are under the impression that merely partnering up with an influencer who has 100,000+ followers on social media would guarantee success, but that’s not always the case. Another misconception that brands have are that…