For me, influencer marketing and content marketing go together like peanut butter and chocolate — each is fine on its own, but it’s better when they work together.
As marketers are looking to turn up their content marketing efforts, many are turning to influencers to help take content to the next level. Why? Influencers can lend credibility to a piece of content or brand. They can help amplify reach and awareness which, in turn, helps ensure that the desired target audience will consume the content. Companies can also piggyback on an influencer’s brand to get a jump-start on developing their own brand preference and thought leadership in the market — take, for example, how industry-leading practitioners contribute content to the CMI blog, looking to use the platform as a means to extend their circles of influence.Continue Reading