Talking Points: Influence Weekly #79

  
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This week’s guests are Harry and Esme of The Goat Agency.

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Talking Points Show Notes

Issue Link: Issue #79

Guest Company: The Goat Agency

Co-Founder Harry Hugo and Marketing Manager Esme Rice.

Altimeter Report to spend 25% of budget on Influencer Marketing

  • “yeah we’ve been saying this for 4 years”

  • Even though we’re an Influencer Marketing Agency, we never say you should only spend on Influencer Marketing.

  • 80% of Influencers don’t work. We’re here to advise, and educate.

  • Marketing at the top level, are done by rogue statistics.

G2 State of Social Media Report

  • Harry correctly guessed Facebook and Instagram as the top choice of marketers.

  • Facebook’s got groups

  • Where’s Tik Tok? Athletes have adopted it.

  • Nobody talks about Pinterest, but it’s so powerful. 50% of audience over 35 y/o.

Amazon

  • Influencers getting away from just a name on a hat.

Thinx

  • The Goat Agency’s own clients make it into the newsletter this week.

  • Harry riffs on a great company that uses Influencer marketing to drive 2x ROI.

  • they make 2 pounds of sales for every 1 pound of investment.

What’s Not in the Newsletter

  • Cannes!

  • Cannes is including more awards that cater to influencer agencies.

  • We (Goat Agency) learned lessons from last year’s Cannes to not over do meetings.

  • check out their Cannes Hangover podcast from The Goat Agency.

  • https://twitter.com/thegoatagency