Have you guys ever met my partner Amy V? She is like my digital marketing soul mate, photoshop guru and basically my emotional support human in this crazy ass industry we live in. 

People that know me in NYC have def met her but for my online fam, I'd talk about her more but we are too busy trying to rule the world of social influencers here in NY to even have a water break... seriously.

The days are LONG but we love it. Amy and I have our own companies ( Check her biz out - HR Agency ) but we work together on projects in New York through our company Bloggers NYC - a members-only social club for NYC-based influencers & bloggers.

Amy and her team also create awesome content and I wanted to share their latest post for our mutual client BFrow...

Business 101: How Digital Influencers Can Grow Your Business 
"Digital influencers have become one of the most important tools that businesses today are using to boost their brand and build their social media presence. As one of the most influential people in the online marketing world, digital influencers have a huge impact on the buying decisions of teens and adults alike. This means your business, regardless of its size, should take advantage of partnering with important influencers in your network to not only grow your brand, but also build trust among a new network of people.
With that being said, it’s time to consider a new way of advertising your brand, especially on social media. Whether you’re just starting out or have steady momentum, here are some of our best tips and tricks on making the most of social media’s biggest stars.
Bring the right content to the right influencer

Before you can experience the benefits of collaborating with social media influencers, you first have to find the right accounts to collaborate with. It goes beyond just selecting accounts with thousands of followers. Your ideal influencer has a solid following and also a high engagement, meaning their audience is interacting with their posts and taking in all that they have to say. But most importantly, the influencers you partner with fit within your own brand identity and already creates original, relevant content.
Strategize your collaboration
Once you’ve decided who to collaborate with, trust your instinct and make the most out of your collaboration by creating a marketing strategy that makes sense. This can be as simple as sending samples of your product and having influencers give their honest feedback, or sending them to events to create content.
 Build relationships
Influencer outreach and brand promotion doesn’t just stop at a post on Instagram. Create a genuine relationship with anyone you partner with by creating a genuine line a communication and interactions that can last. This is how you promote your brand further and bring in even more people to your network."

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