With social platform functionality advancing, and algorithms further limiting organic reach, influencer marketing has continued to become a more viable, valuable digital outreach consideration, which an expanding range of brands are now looking into.
But it’s not as simple as just reaching out to an influential user and asking them to post on behalf of your brand. You need to research the right influencers who have connection to those consumers that you want to reach, you need to establish goals and a strategy to maximize your effort, and you then need to utilize your influencer-created content for optimal results.
Here is an overview of some of the key considerations you need to keep in mind when mapping out an influencer marketing approach. Using these notes as a guide, you’ll be well on your way to building an effective, beneficial influencer marketing program.
This article first appeared in www.socialmediatoday.com
Guest Author: Andrew Hutchinson, Content and Social Media Manager, Social Media Today.