Articles by tag: Influencer Marketing

Despite the Potential Ban, Brands Are Still Choosing TikTok for Marketing. Here’s Why They Should Keep It Up.

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Even as TikTok gets into trouble with the Biden administration and individual U.S. states over its supposed ties to Chinese company ByteDance, the short-form video platform remains popular with brands that use it as a marketing tool. Software solution intermediary and research company Capterra recently released a survey involving 300 marketers that use TikTok for […]

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Influencer Fatigue and Deinfluencing Hashtags Show Gen Z’s Ability to Sniff Out Inauthentic Content

If you’re growing weary of the constant bombardment of paid content and sponsored posts on social media, chances are you’re not alone. Market research firm GWI found that Gen Z’s engagement with influencers has fallen by 12% since 2020. And now, terms like influencer fatigue and deinfluencing are growing in popularity as consumers share […]

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NCAA NIL Deals are Officially Legal. How is the Added Layer of Competition Impacting Athletes, Programs, and Brands?

The debate about whether college athletes should be able to profit off brand representation finally came to fruition on July 1, 2021, when the NCAA decided that athletes can profit from name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals, according to Icon Source. Athletes from the Tennessee State football team and the Indiana University basketball team are […]

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Why Macro Influencers Are Leading the Influencer Marketing Boom

The last year was lightning in a bottle for influencers. Statista research shows that, at a high level, the influencer marketing industry grew substantially since the pandemic, more than doubling to $13.8 billion in 2021. Not only does this mean an influx of influencers securing brand deals, but an increase in companies focusing on […]

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The Influencer Marketing Industry is Booming. Here’s How Brands and Creators Can Find Success.

Two intersecting trends from the last year and a half are pushing the value of influencer marketing higher and higher. On one hand, an increase in accessible equipment and more platforms for posting creative content are skyrocketing the number of content creators. Some surveys signal as much as 40% of the entire global population […]

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How Music Industry Guerilla Marketing Helped Create a Retail Tech Platform

Designed for retail leaders and lovers alike, Retail Refined explores the in-store technology of the future, challenges the industry’s preconceived notions, and brings together retail’s biggest names to understand the brand strategies that will define the next decade in retail.   From building brands with musicians to connecting the dots between property owners and retail businesses, Jay […]

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McDonald’s Revives Celebrity Brand Collaboration with Travis Scott Burger

Twenty eight years ago, McDonald’s partnered with Michael Jordan to brand, market, and sell their meals. The fast-food chain has not attempted a celebrity branded partnership since…until now. On September 8, Variety reported the brand collaboration between McDonald’s and Travis Scott. Fans of Travis’ psychedelic hip-hop can now order his signature McDonald’s meal: a fully […]

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Telecom Project Success in Healthcare Usually Comes Down to Working with the Right Decision Maker
April 15, 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare technology, telecommunications plays a crucial role. As healthcare providers increasingly rely on digital solutions—from telemedicine to electronic health records—telecom companies are finding new opportunities and challenges in this sector. Successfully implementing telecom projects in healthcare requires a nuanced understanding of the industry’s legacy communications infrastructure, unique demands […]

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Enhance Security with Faster Adoption of Digital Visitor Management Systems
April 15, 2024

As workplaces evolve into hybrid environments, the urgency to replace traditional paper logbooks with advanced digital visitor management systems has become a critical focus for organizations aiming to bolster security. The reliance on outdated methods poses significant security risks, a concern highlighted by increasing incidents of unauthorized access and data breaches globally. This pressing […]

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Redefining Access Control: Mobile Credentials Integrate Security, Privacy, and IT Seamlessly
April 15, 2024

As businesses increasingly lean on technology to enhance security and operational efficiency, the topic of access control has surged to the forefront. This rise is particularly driven by advancements in mobile credential technology—a shift from traditional physical credentials to digital solutions hosted on personal devices like smartphones. The growing ubiquity of smartphones and heightened […]

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Unique In-Store Experiences Are Driving a Brick-And-Mortar Retail Resurgence
April 15, 2024

What’s behind the recent brick-and-mortar store resurgence? Could it be that big box stores recognize the one-of-a-kind shopping experiences that can occur in person? Finding unique ways to capitalize on those in-store experiences may lead to a brighter future for retail. Big box stores are reasserting the importance of their physical presence, continuing to […]

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Peloton Cuts Product Prices in Attempt to Expand Customer Base
September 14, 2020

Gyms were hit particularly hard by the pandemic, but are beginning to see tentative traffic as business opens back up. Targeting these cautious gym-goers, Peloton creates new, more affordable products aimed at those still wanting to work out from home. After Peloton’s Tuesday announcement, NBC News reported consumer doubts that the company’s marketing tactic would […]

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Navigating the Growth Potential of Influencer Marketing
August 10, 2020

Trent Farnes, Founder of Social Stance, connects high profile celebrities with brands for Instagram Loop giveaways to improve said brand’s social media presence. An Instagram loop giveaway is a strategy for amassing a large amount of followers and the process is rather simple. A group of influencers highlight valuable products that Instagram users have the […]

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Where Influencer Marketing is Providing the Most Value
August 7, 2020

Influencer marketing allows brands to tap into engaged audiences in a really organic way. Because of this, influencers have been on top of the world for the past few years, as have the brands standing alongside them. Once COVID-19 took hold, it’s impact rippled through the influencer community, affecting many influencers and the brands they […]

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