Influencer Marketing Statistics You Need to Know

Friday, August 9, 2019

A powerful new force has emerged in the marketing world. The entire industry is abuzz with talk about the power of influencers. And they should be: influencers present a unique spin on an otherwise old formula that manages to draw in loyal customers time and time again.

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Influencers, by and large, aren’t world-renowned masters of their industries. Most of them have social media channels with varying numbers of followers, where they go to discuss things they’re passionate about and engage with their viewers on a regular basis. They aren’t unattainable, untouchable superhumans. They’re, for lack of a better word, normal. They’re like us.

This makes influencers much more relatable to target audiences. So, when a company decides to send their goods to an influencer for review/promotion, what happens? A significant increase in sales and brand awareness. That’s the influencer trend in a nutshell.

But there’s much more to it than that.

Check out this insightful infographic from SmallBizGenius, and you’ll see just how true that is. It tells the influencer story in raw numbers, conveying just how much of a boost it can be to a growing business.

Milica Kostic

Milica Kostic is a tech blogger and contributor at SmallBizGenius, Techjury and Hosting Tribunal. With a degree in Sociology, she is very passionate in writing about many social phenomena affecting our society today. She is specifically interested in marketing, technology, and customer and employee experience. You can also find her contributing and supporting many alternative music festivals, events and subcultures.

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