Building an Influencer Program From Scratch

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At Sideqik, we can’t stress enough the importance of a solid Influencer program. However, the proper organization and development of a successful Influencer program is such a large departure from traditional marketing practices that many brands are missing out.  Influencers have become the celebrities of social media and their opinions have more influence than most marketers realize. Your biggest […]

The Power of Influencer Marketing

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 Marketing is constantly changing — younger audiences are not responding to the same methods of outreach. It’s so easy for any business to put ads or content out on the internet, it seems the whole web is cluttered with it. Many companies are using a new, less-invasive way to reach their audience, called Influencer Marketing. […]

6 Tips for Holiday Email Marketing

Finally, the holidays are near! Sideqik is always jolly, but the holiday season always seems to put an extra spring in our steps. Not only because we get to spend time with those we love or have an excuse to drink eggnog, but we finally get to use the red and green color scheme in […]

Defining a Successful Brand Ambassador Program – Infographic

Once set up, your ambassador program has a way of running itself at a certain stage. Knowing when to back off and let the system run itself is very important. Your ambassadors will gather quality experience over time and will be capable of recruiting other ambassadors into the program. But, being able to identify what […]

6 Reasons You Need Brand Ambassadors For Your Business

Credible brand ambassadors are able to offer many benefits, with the most important being the ability to give your brand a boost on social media, spread positive messages and influence consumer sales. The most effective are those who are able to provide customer service and act as spokespeople for your brand. Brand ambassadors also benefit from […]

3 Types of Influencers Your Brand Needs

Influencers come in all shapes and sizes. It’s important to think about each of these types both to ensure you are using all of your available influencer channels and so you are working with them in the most effective way. You will have different relationships with each type of influencer. The way you engage, motivate, […]

Three steps to make sure you’re using the right marketing metrics

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If you give a speech to a room full of people, but no one attending remembers what you’ve said and leaves feeling disconnected, was the experience successful? Companies often measure online success through superficial metrics. Instead of chasing likes and views, meaningful interaction with people invested in your brand should be the objective. Make sure […]

4 Reasons Why You Need Influencer Marketing

On average, marketing teams spend 42% of their budget on content. The success of content marketing largely depends on influencer marketing. Even though tools like white papers, blogs, and webinars can add value to your marketing strategy, having influencers promote your product guarantees success. Here are four reasons why you should include influencers in your marketing strategy: Influencers create […]

5 Tips for Bootstrapping your Influencer Program

A survey conducted by Nielsen found that 56 percent of buyers depended on recommendations from friends and family members in buying a particular product, thus proving word-of-mouth marketing as the most effective strategy. It was also found that 26 percent of participants acknowledged sharing information about a new product with friends and families via social media. […]

Analytics Can Revolutionize Your Business

Let’s Talk Business. We live in the digital age. As a small business owner, you have your fancy website. You also have an extensive email list. Sometimes, you write an inspiring newsletter. Your millennial assistant is even on top of your social media! What more could you ask for? (Here’s a hint: it’s analytics.) You almost […]

4 Reasons For A Brand Ambassador Program

There are certain actions every marketer already knows and follows when starting every marketing campaign; email marketing, social media, SEO, etc. But, even though the above mentioned are effective and have been proven don’t you want just a little bit more? Believe it or not, when it comes to marketing, word of mouth is still […]