The Ultimate Guide to Working With Micro-Influencers

July 4, 2017

12:45 pm

You already know how effective influencer marketing is. You know how it can help you reach a wider audience and win their trust. You also know how it can boost your sales. So you want to start an influencer marketing campaign too.

But the problem is you don’t have the budget to launch a huge campaign. Luckily for you, and other businesses like you, you have the option to work with micro-influencers. They are much less expensive than their top-tier counterparts.

Micro-influencers have a smaller reach than regular influencers, but that doesn’t mean they’re less effective. Quite the opposite actually. They, and conversions than other types of influencers. They’re especially effective if you plan on launching an influencer marketing campaign on Instagram.

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Benefits of Working with Micro-Influencers

Their cost-effectiveness isn’t the only reason why some brands choose to work with micro-influencers. In fact, here are some other ways in which they can help your business:

Reach a Relevant Audience

Micro-influencers often specialize in a specific niche. In other words, they’re normally subject matter experts. So the audience they cater to also comprises of people who are interested in the subject. For instance, a micro-influential makeup blogger will have an audience of people who are interested in beauty tips and makeup advice.

This means when you choose to work with micro-influencers, you can instantly reach a relevant audience. And this relevant audience is more likely to engage with the promotional or sponsored content for your brand.

Build Trust Through a Trusted Figure

Micro-influencers are considered as trustworthy sources of information. People look to them for advice and recommendations on relevant products. A study funded by Experticity found that 82% of consumers would make a purchase based on a micro-influencer’s recommendation. So when this trusted figure promotes your product, it can help you win the trust of the audience.

It’s clear to see from these points that micro-influencers can be a crucial addition to your marketing efforts. And if you’re interested to learn more about them, and how to work with them, make sure you check out the following gifographic.

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Image courtesy: Shane Barker

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Shane Barker is a digital marketing consultant that specializes in sales funnels, targeted traffic and website conversions. He has consulted with Fortune 500 companies, Influencers with digital products, and a number of A-List celebrities.

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