Influencer marketing is tricky for a lot of reasons and one of the biggest challenges is finding an influencer who is the perfect match for your brand. How do you categorize different types of influencers? How do you pick the right type for your brand to work with? What else should you know before youMore

Few things in life go better together than Halloween and candy, but there’s also a lot of competition out there for a candy company. Smarties decided to step up their game this year by pairing with several bloggers to share some DIY, smarter-than-average (get it?) costumes for kids. Ad Age breaks down the campaign: “TheMore

Want a boost on Twitter (who doesn’t)? One of our team members has been tinkering from his personal account in his spare time and wanted to share what he learned so far as an idea for an experiment. Although this is based on interactions from a personal profile, the idea is also applicable to brandsMore

A word of caution to begin: Trying to “start a trend” is almost like “trying to go viral”; there’s not a magic formula to follow and it’s not really something you can plan for, but taking a look at some popular trends on social can help you craft better overall content and give you a betterMore

Sentiment analysis can do more for your brand than just tell you generally how people are feeling toward you at any given moment, and one great use case applies to one of the marketing darlings of the moment: Influencer marketing. Use it to pay attention to influencers in your industry and identify the best matchMore

There’s a lot of value in geo reporting aside from just getting a general idea of where your fans and followers live. In this post we’ll walk through a particular example: You’re setting up a bar in a new city and you want some local influencers to get interested in your brand. We’ll say your barMore

We spend the week reading the best things we can get our eyeballs on and on Fridays we share them here with you as The Week in Social. Read anything good that we missed? Share it with us on Twitter or give us your thoughts at @UnionMetrics.  On content marketing Here are The 4 Ways toMore

We spend the week reading the best things we can get our eyeballs on and on Fridays we share them here with you as The Week in Social. Read anything good that we missed? Share it with us on Twitter or give us your thoughts at @UnionMetrics.  On live-streaming, especially Facebook Live For B2B brands whoMore

This coming Tuesday is Valentine’s Day (consider this your last-minute warning in case you still need to get something together) and Whole Foods has teamed up with some food blogging influencers to share recipes for a holiday all about indulgences with a loved one. Their blog post frames the holiday campaign perfectly: “Anyone can makeMore