Making valuable educational content for your audience is one of the hard and time-consuming things you would experience in content marketing. One way to grow much faster is through collaborations with your industry influencers. This would be both helpful in improving the quality of the content you provide as well as making more leads to your content which will increase its awareness too. By implementing influencer marketing you will get in front of those who need it most.
Collaborating with influencers can be a great way for you to quickly build your authority on social media.
This would help your business to achieve these goals:
- Build lasting relationships in current and future sales
- Build up your following as well as drive sales back to your business
Benefits of influencer marketing:
- Increase social proof
- Increase authority
- Drive more online sales
How to find and choose the right influencers
Collaborating with influencers can be a great way for you to quickly build your authority on social media. In the last post on my page, I explain its benefits. Today you will learn how to find and choose the proper right influencers and make a balance between finding niche followings and large followings.
Collaborating with these 2 types has such benefits:
- Niche following
Drive sales by appealing people in a specific market
- Large following
Drive sales with high visibility
In a lot of cases, finding an influencer who has a niche following can be a lot more beneficial in terms of actually driving business results than just looking at an influencer who has the numbers.
Parameters to find the best influencer:
- Their audience engagement
- Matching of audience demographic with your business target persona
- Post schedule and their activity
- The way they will represent you
Methods of collaboration with influencers
There are many ways to collaborate with your proper influencers. It’s your duty as a digital marketer to decide which method is best for your company’s campaigns.
- Sponsorship deals
- Affiliate marketing
- Freebies (Micro-influencers) offering free products & services
- Coupon codes with discount