Mistakes U.S. companies make when working with influencers

Individuals with a strong personal brand and a loyal following on social media can have significant influence over the purchasing decisions of their audience. And collaborating with influencers in your marketing campaigns can drive engagement, create a buzz around your brand, and boost sales. "It's often assumed that U.S. companies are fairly sophisticated at marketing tactics," writes Kimberly Whitler. Yet compared with their counterparts in other parts of the world, U.S. companies don't have a good understanding of how to work with influencers. Here, Whitler shares some of the key mistakes U.S. companies are making.

[Read the full article on forbes.com] 

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