Do you know that 84% of C-level/vice president executives use social media to support purchase decisions?
Do you know that Emma Watson is an introvert?
Is it possible for an introvert to be a social influencer? Most definitely!
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be a gregarious extrovert to be a social influencer. With the rise of digital and social media, the rules of influence have shifted in favour of introverts.
This is good news for the naturally introverted and reserved. Like the brilliant Harry Potter actress Emma Watson above.
Image from Bottle Uncorked
What is the best way for companies to harness the power of social influence?
Is it in having a beautifully designed and SEO ready website? Nah. Everybody would already have done it, one way or another.
Orginal image courtesy of The Drum
How have social influencers changed over the years? What impact does technology play on the evolution of influence?
I asked myself this question as I reflected on how much things have changed over the past two decades.
How should social media influencers act when faced with a moral dilemma? What is considered ethical and unethical in influencer marketing?
As I’ve previously blogged before in Who’s Your Influencer, online influencers are individuals who can “influence” the purchase decisions of others by virtue of their authority, knowledge, reputation or “likability”.
Courtesy of Socialbrite
What are the ingredients of a good content marketing strategy? How can one differentiate one’s business through content marketing?
After reading and listening to a tonne of content on blogs, podcasts, and videos, I believe that successful content marketing is predicated on 6 key ingredients. Taken together, they can raise the chances of success in any content marketing endeavour.
Do you recognise these social influencers? (courtesy of The Influencer Media)
How do brands works with social media influencers? How do you choose the right influencers for your brand?
By now, you would be familiar with the ongoing saga involving Xiaxue, Gushcloud, and SMRT Feedback Ltd (an online vigilante Facebook account). Following from this, Sunday Life (The Straits Times) published an article on influencers and what they do for brands. Describing how businesses work with online “influencers”, the paper described how these young Singaporeans can generate value for themselves by virtue of how well they “influence” the buying behaviours of their fans on social networks.
Congratulations to all the winners of the Singapore Blog Awards 2014!
Adopting an equine theme (2014 being the Year of the Wooden Horse), this year’s Singapore Blog Awards – the seventh in the series – crowned a total of 14 winners. Organised by the tireless team from Singapore Press Holding‘s Omy.sg led by Ms Lee Kuan Fung (Head, Chinese Newspapers Digital Strategy, SPH), the awards helped build the careers of numerous social media stars over the years. Many have gone on to become long-time friends and buddies.
Officiated by Ms Sim Ann, Minister of State for Communications and Information, and Education, the awards this year was held at The Ground Theatre at *SCAPE in Orchard. Other than the prize presentation itself, attendees were treated to a rousing dance performance as well as a “best dressed” competition.
Outlandish outfits. Avant garde style. Burlesque performance artist. Mother Monster.
Born Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta to Italian parents, Lady Gaga is probably the greatest pop phenomenon of the 2010s. Iconoclastic and irrepressible, her eclectic and esoteric fashion sense and explosive concert performances have always been the talk of the town.
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