This article originally appeared on Forbes.com, on August 7, 2018 In late June, Keith Weed, the CMO for Unilever, called for more transparency in influencer marketing. The brand proclaimed the three commitments below, pulled from the original press release: • Transparency From Influencers: We will not work with influencers who buy followers.• Transparency...

There's a new trend coming into the influencer marketing industry that brands and influencers need to be aware of. At Carusele, we're predicting that within the next 12 months, we're going to see new metrics released to help identify what percentage of influencer's content is sponsored...

Yes, it's still August and your mind is still set on the summer and your end of the season vacation, but the marketer inside you should already be thinking about the holiday season. Why? Because it's time to lock in your holiday influencers for the 2019 season.Why...

There's been a lot of talk in our industry about CGI influencers, also known as virtual influencers, over the last couple weeks. If you've not kept up, these influencers are "social media celebrities" created from computer graphics, meaning they aren't real.CGI Influencers are Not the...

The winds are changing again for the influencer marketing industry as Unilever, Samsung, eBay, and other household brands announce that they’re taking a stand against influencers that purchase fake followers and falsify their engagements.While brands should have been doing this all along, this increased attention should compel...

An effective influencer marketing campaign can do many things for your brand. After seeing success with campaigns that drive engagements, conversions, and sales, 39% of marketers planned to increase their influencer marketing budgets this year.However, as the industry has grown over the last 10+ years,...

The world of influencer marketing continues to stir this week after Unilever made a statement at Cannes proclaiming that they will no longer work with influencers with fake followers. And as the week continued, other brands like Samsung and eBay have jumped on board.Directionally, we...

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