The Unknown Benefits of Influencer Marketing

If you reach more, you will sell more –that is the ideal mindset behind Influencer Marketing. It begins with convincing a social media guru, or influencer, that your product, service, or company is worth promoting. From there, they take to social media to create a positive impact on your bottom line. But, there are other benefits of influencer marketing that you haven’t considered…

Hidden Benefits in Influencer Marketing:

1. Builds Trust

There is a handful of buying triggers that influencer marketing can tap into.

One of them is the concept of trust. We buy from people that we trust. With influencer marketing, you can leverage this benefit in a number of ways. You can collaborate with them to place buying links in their posts. This leverages the trust that their followers have for them. You can also enjoy increased trust for your brand.

As people who already consider you trustworthy and credible promote your brand, you’ll gain their followers along the way! It becomes a domino effect.

2. Improved Search Ranking

Search engine ranking isn’t something you’ve likely thought about in relation to influencer marketing. Yet, when an influencer creates or collaborates to create content that mentions your brand, it can help build quality links to your site.

Reviews and features are often the best type of content for this benefit. As you create more high-quality links, your search engine ranking improves. It’s generally recommended to leverage micro-influencers for this benefit. They have good domain authority in their niche.

3. Save Money: Strong ROI

You can spend a good amount of money on social advertising and not get the same results that you can get with influencer marketing.

One strategic influencer post can reach thousands, millions even, depending on the influencer. And yes, influencer partnerships cost money – however, when you do the math, you may find that your ROI is much better with influencer marketing.

It is important to note that traditional social media advertising is losing effectiveness while Influencer Marketing is gaining. There are other hidden benefits, of course. You gain credibility and authority in your industry.  You gain more qualified leads and drive sales.

Influencer marketing has also been shown to strengthen your content strategy and provide value to your audience. Influencer posts also have a much longer shelf life than traditional advertising.

If you are not leveraging influencer marketing to grow your business, it’s time to take a hard look and reconvene. Influencer marketing is a tactic that everyone is using nowadays. By using this new marketing tool, you have the potential to skyrocket your company to the next level.

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Anthony Santiago is Director of Marketing at Newswire. With over a decade of experience in PR, he helps ensure that clients understand the value of brand messaging and reach.

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