There’s been a change in the discourse around Twitch, and as an influencer marketing agency who also operate as a Twitch influencer marketing agency it’s clear to us that something is happening.
Yesterday (when Twitch made their latest errors) something switched. Discourse went from “Oh that’s just Twitch” to “There are serious core issues here and Twitch don’t seem to know where the line is…”
I’ve been keeping an eye on the tour of Australia by Logan Paul and KSI and their super popular brand, Prime Hydration. A tour of Australia that highlighted how Prime has leveraged the core aspects of influencer marketing to showcase influencer marketing benefits.
I was a distance into writing an article titled “Unlocking the Benefits of Working with an Influencer Management Agency Exclusively” when I started a section on “how can a social media agent validate a percentage of every role”, and I actually typed out the phrase I could probably write an entire article on this subject, and 700 words into that ‘subsection’ I thought this is too long, and so here we are. Read the rest of the article
The lifecycle of influencers and adverts has been strange. It’s unprecedented, so how it has developed has been a little bit of a mystery, but also in part influencer campaign development has mirrored celebrity marketing in traditional media.
With influencer campaign ideas we’re starting to see patterns as time passes. Initially influencers were seen as sell outs if they ran ads. Read the rest of the article
Influencer marketing has grown exponentially year on year since it first came into the spotlight. Influencer Marketing Hub has detailed growth from $1.7 billion in 2016 to at least $15 billion in 2022. However, 2023 influencer marketing and beyond, what does that hold? It’s only reached these heights because it’s continued to evolve, so where does it go from here? Read the rest of the article
Despite a reported net revenue of $2.5b in 2022 alone and with the site taking 20%, Onlyfans continues to try and find Onlyfans influencers creating alternative content AWAY from adult content, but why?
You’ll know about Onlyfans, so I’ll keep this part short. In 2016 it was setup as a content paywall site, much like Patreon. Read the rest of the article
As an influencer agent, my day-to-day task involves a lot of communication. I’m constantly on the phone with clients, discussing campaign ideas and pitches. I also spend a lot of time meeting with potential new clients, giving presentations and attending industry events. In addition to client work, I also spend a lot of time managing our agency’s social media presence and website. Read the rest of the article
In recent years, we’ve seen a shift in the way that brands market themselves. Increasingly, they are turning to influencer marketing to reach their target audiences—and for good reason. Influencer marketing is a more authentic and effective way to connect with consumers than traditional marketing techniques. Here’s a closer look at influencer marketing vs traditional marketing. Read the rest of the article
An influencer manager is someone who helps connect brands with influencers. They work to identify the right influencers for a particular campaign and then manage the relationship between the brand and influencer. This can involve everything from negotiating contracts to monitoring campaign performance. In fact, everything in-between as well, but what does an influencer manager do? Read the rest of the article
The psychology behind the question ‘how is influencer marketing effective’ dates back well beyond the current crop. In fact, it goes well beyond celebrity endorsements. Even the biggest of sceptics must admit that influencer marketing is not only here to stay, but is taking over. However, why is that the case? Read the rest of the article
Transparency, especially in a ‘new’ / emerging industry is imperative for it to become a staple. So when we’re asked ‘how do influencer agencies make money’ it’s not a question from which we shy away. With that in mind, here’s the main way that Colossal Influence makes money as an influencer marketing agency. Read the rest of the article
If you’re looking to hit the right audience then there’s a form of influencer marketing out there that will work. So here you could find any names from the biggest brands in the world to your local artisan café. However, lets stick with the former and look at several brands who use influencer marketing. Read the rest of the article
What is Influencer Marketing – Edited Transcription For Clarity
If your goal is to target a young audience and you’re involved in marketing, you’ll already know the value of an influencer, and therefore, the value of an influencer agency. Influencers are often now the go-to if you want to get the word out about your brand because their reach can be significant and their reputation, when you pick the right creator, can match perfectly. Read the rest of the article
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Why Work With An Influencer Agency
There are a multitude of benefits regardless of whether you’re a brand or an influencer as to why you should work with an influencer agency. Influencer marketing is unlike other forms of marketing in that there are dozens of rules that don’t apply. Read the rest of the article
Keeping up to date with Influencer marketing news is super important. It’s a super fast moving industry with a plethora of changes happening every day. As we mention a lot at Colossal, influencer marketing as we know it remains well in its infancy, so if you’re involved in or around the scene then making sure you keep up to date is imperative. Read the rest of the article
Is there anything more ‘on-trend’ right now than being an influencer? It’s what many people aspire to be, and it’s easy to see why when you consider the status and multiple revenue streams on offer. Over time, how an influencer makes money has changed. Now, more than ever, the term “how to get a brand deal” is as popular as it has ever been. Read the rest of the article
If somebody asked me “can I be an influencer”, I’ll be honest, I’d struggle not to laugh.
I’m a director of an influencer marketing company who has been in the field for 10 years, and due to the way the term ‘influencer’ has been manipulated, that question is loaded with negative misconceptions that even senior figures in the field do not like. Read the rest of the article
How long is a piece of string? Twice as long as half its length, right? The reality is that the cost of influencer marketing is a nonsensical question. However, t’s not a question without an answer. So here, we’re going to explore what ten factors impact the cost of influencer marketing. Read the rest of the article
As the director of an influencer talent agency I have to drag myself on to Linkedin sometimes. Actually, I say that like it’s a bad thing, the reality is when used properly Linkedin is one of the most valuable tools out there. However, there’s always exceptions to that point, and here is one of them. Read the rest of the article
Micro and Nano Influencers are becoming more important in influencer marketing, but who are they, and why? As an agency for influencers, at Colossal Influence we’re asked daily about
Micro and Nano Influencers are typically creators with smaller followings, but who by definition have ‘more Influence’. This tends to deliver better ROI for brands working on campaigns. Read the rest of the article
There is no doubt that social media has become a powerful tool for promoting brands and products. As a result, the position of a social media creator is as strong as it has ever been, and as such the same can be said for their teams, including their social media agent. Read the rest of the article
Influencer marketing is a term that describes when brands pay social creators or influencers to promote online. This type of advertising has become increasingly popular in recent years, and now there are many agencies, like Colossal Influence (one of the leading influencer marketing agencies London) offering services to help businesses launch campaigns. Read the rest of the article
So, you’ve landed on the Colossal Influence website for Influencer Marketing representation, but are you even in the right place? What type of talent agency London should you choose? From talent agents in London to modelling and acting agents in Scotland, who should you look to represent you?
A talent agent or talent agencies are a catchall term for businesses that represent actors, musicians, dancers, models, social media creators and a plethora of other fields. Read the rest of the article
In short, Influencer marketing is when brands pay creators to promote products on social media. It’s been proven time and time again to be an effective way for a large majority of companies to reach new audiences. When carried out as part of an influencer strategy, brand awareness promotion can offer great value, but why? Read the rest of the article
A career as a social media creator or an influencer requires a lot of hard work, dedication, skill and let’s face it, like in any industry, a little bit of luck. However, finding the right influencer management agency can mean all the difference between success and failure.
Here’s how to find the best influencer management agency for you
Sure, you’re reading this on Colossal Influence, and if you think we’re ideal for you then please reach out, but it’s imperative you find the right agent / agency. Read the rest of the article
I’ve been an influencer talent manager for more than 10 years in one form or another. The most important thing I’ve learnt in that time as a talent manager is; good social creators create wonderful content but can lack other ‘less important’ traits that they need. That’s why it’s important to have someone on your team who can help manage all your opportunities. Read the rest of the article
Influencer gifting laws in the UK are very complex. The reality is there are two bodies who have different rules around gifting items to influencers in the UK, so despite one body saying one thing, the other doesn’t, so let’s try and clear it up.
While social media influencer marketing projects are on the rise, so is the risk that the campaigns will not get the anticipated traction because there’s a plethora of people trying to manipulate the market for short term gain. In other words, Influencer fraud.
The reality is, when there’s money to be made, there’s those who will do everything they can to manipulate the market for their own gain. Read the rest of the article
These days, in marketing, far too many brands are just looking to get fast results with instant gratification, but rarely work on building long-term influencer marketing strategy. So why would you consider playing the long game when it comes to your influencer marketing strategy?
Chances are, if you’re on this page, you’ve heard about influencer marketing. Even more likely you’ve heard about social media influencer marketing agencies like Colossal Influence. Influencer marketing has continued to deliver results campaign on campaign when executed correctly, but why? Here we have a look into that in more detail. Read the rest of the article
If you’re looking to increase your brand’s exposure and reach, then a UK Influencer Agency might be the solution for you. Working with an influencer agency can provide a range of benefits for your brand, including access to a wide range of influencers, better exposure, and greater growth opportunities.
An agency can help you find the perfect influencer for your brand, one that resonates with your target audience and is able to truly engage. Read the rest of the article
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