“49% of people say they truly depend on suggestions from influencers when making some purchase decisions.” 

What is the concept that has been affecting the purchase decisions of people and influencing them and has created excitement in today’s era of development? 

Influencer marketing  in today’s era is a marketing form in social media channels by the people that are termed as social media influencers. Influencer idea may be fabricated as testimonial advertising where a person plays the role of an active buyer or by some other third party.These third parties exist either in supply sequence like retailers, manufacturers etc. People recently have been talking about Influencer Marketing.But it’s not going to substitute social or content marketing, as it is an extension of them.

The rising provocation of influencer marketing campaigns in India can be seen by a new survey of about 500 brands and content creators. Conveyed out by Bazooka, an influencer marketing company, the Influencer Marketing Outlook survey claims  almost three quarters of brands (73%) aim to raise their spending on influencer marketing every year. Marketers have started looking beyond the usual dubitables, sports and Bollywood stars who they have rubric turned for endorsement.

About 80% of respondents say those who have built up a good  follower base, in millions based solely on their social media content are important for their effective marketing campaigns. From celebrities to the rising class of micro-influencers , who are experts in the respective field with smaller but highly active followers,influencers are emerging as a critical marketing instrument for brands, recent surveys claim.

“Influencers help brands grow awareness and deliberation.  Risingly, they’re also a great help to activate sales.” 

On average, more than two-thirds of marketers claim that they spend dollar 50,000 on each influencer campaign every year, for each brand. In the last year, most companies spent about 5% to 7% of their total marketing budget on influencers, although 73% of companies also claim their budget can rise in the upcoming years. A major petition is that time spent on an influencer campaign undoubtedly short, where most people say that they spend around 10 hours on an  average.

The biggest challenge viewed by marketers is their ROI, according to a survey. The problem with the calculation of ROI on influencer spending was given by around 46% of respondents, and just 4% listed ROI as the main attraction of influencer campaigns.

One of the key difficulties, marketers face is the huge number of fake followers in different fields. Finding influencers who have the right following with a brand is the second most faced challenge for about 42% of people. 

These influencers are being trusted by millions of consumers, and marketers have been paying attention too. It turns out for about 86% the use of influencer marketing since last year has risen and budgets for influencer marketing are skyrocketing evidently. Social media has given people a good opportunity to create their own brand through electrifying content and engagement with their audience.

These new influencers are emerging more than the current celebrities. Since more engagement of people have been seen on social media networks every day, companies begin to realize they can influence these platforms for their marketing campaigns. Interest in influencer marketing has raised, which states that a lot of research has been done which has brought some overwhelming statistics.

The recent research states the earnings on various social media channels  can also be done through promoting the advertisements, and has been creating a great campaign. 

CPM model means Cost per Mile model, that is the amount paid by an advertiser to have its value served against videos for any 1000 views. Each moment an ad video is played completely it is termed as an impression. A person gets his earning potential from various social media channels mainly youtube with highest earning percentage for youtubers upto 86%, followed by tiktok with 76% and numerous other channels. The best example of youtube earning is Bhuvan bam, also known as BB ki Vines who is better known  by every person in today’s era, and is a better known emerging celebrity as well.

The first two steps in earning online money from YouTube is to open an account and starting account monetization.  Accepting monetization also needs to accept YouTube’s advertising guidelines and connecting to the AdSense account for the payment section. There is about a 55% split for all content editors, so Google keeps about 45% of all YouTube advertising on a person’s videos, and they get the remaining 55%. In 2013, the average cost per mile for YouTube was approximately dollar 7.60 and is getting boom in today’s era. CPM  is an industry that represents revenue per thousand views. In 2013, the average income for each YouTuber is somewhat around dollar 7.60 for every thousand views.

A video with 500 views can earn roughly about dollar 3.80. A video like Gangnam Style with a billion views earned dollar 7.8 million. Some videos earn a higher or lower than average rate depending on their video content. Videos containing copyrighted music do not earn revenue for the video , and some topics that may not attract advertisers.

Average a person can earn dollar 1 per 1000 views.The figures keep on changing, henceforth they are vague in nature. Advertisers only pay when someone clicks an ad or watches an ad for about 5 to 30 minutes. If a video gets millions of views but nobody clicks on ads, then they don’t make any single penny.  Once the link is done between AdSense account and the YouTube account, the person will receive money for each video monthly.

Once a person accumulates dollar 100 in earnings, Google will issue a payment to their bank account. A person can choose to be paid via direct deposit that might not be available in all countries or cheque but comparatively the direct deposit is the fastest method. The CPM model makes influencer marketing the new hype that makes earning a fluid way for the new upcoming generation!

“Influencer marketing is the procedure of identifying, researching, engaging and supporting people who create interactions impacting brand, product and services.”