You’ve probably heard of social media influencers – I mean, we all have, right? But, the chances are that you probably don’t realise just how big of a deal they are in the modern world of digital marketing. When used right, advertising via social media influencers can generate huge amounts of traffic for your business.
However, it’s also possible to lose a lot of money if you don’t use the right influencers or if you send the wrong message. With this in mind, I decided to put together a short article outlining exactly what social media influencer are and what the best ways to use them are.
What Is A Social Media Influencer?
To put it simply, a social media influencer is someone with a large online following who is willing to accept payment in exchange for promoting your products or services. The good thing about most social influencers is that they tend to have quite tight, niche-related followings, which means that they allow you to easily reach a target group of people.
For example, if you run an eCommerce store selling eco-friendly travel related products, you could partner with a popular Instagrammer who focuses on travelling and similar content. Doing this can help you reach hundreds, or even thousands of interested people, potentially driving huge amounts of traffic to your business.