Influence Weekly #71
April 12th, 2019

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Great Reads
350+ influencers with a collective audience of 3.5 billion people are flocking to a platform called Escapex, which gives them their own apps.
Each app is a decentralized social media platform that acts like Instagram but is fully controlled by the influencer, offering them an unique insurance policy: When Instagram’s popularity inevitably shifts, they’ll still have their own safe haven for their biggest fans
The State of Influencer Marketing in Sports Entertainment
More than 65% of sports marketers agree that influencer marketing programs are a necessity for a brand’s success in today’s world. 
Great Careers
Find a Career on Influence Directory
I just created a careers section on Influence Directory. Here are two open positions that seem really great.
  • The Goat Agency is looking for an Account Coordinator in New York City
  • Game 7 is seeking a Brand & Influencer Relations Marketing Specialist in Los Angeles.
Click here to find a job or post an open position
Interesting People
Industry News
CreatorScape 2019: Talent Agencies
I'll be highlighting one section each week. Click here to see the entire Creator Economy.
These companies represent creators as Talent Agents. They source deals. Agencies must be licensed under special sections of the California Labor Code. Specifically, these agencies work with digital creators.
  • CAA - Creative Artists Agency
  • DBA - Digital Brand Architects
  • IMG Talent
  • WME - William Morris Endeavor
  • UTA - United Talent Agency
  • The Gersh Agency
  • ICM - International Creative Management
  • APA - Agency for the Performing Arts
  • Abrams Artists Agency
  • CK Talent Management
  • Paradigm Talent Agency
  • Wasserman Media Group
  • AAA - Abrams Artists Agency
Companies I missed are all the Talent Management firms. 

Managers run the day to day business affairs. They advise and counsel talent in regards to professional matters, long-term plans and personal decisions which affect their careers.

A small selection of Management Firms:
  • Select Management Group
  • Bottle Rocket Management
  • Tewe Media (Germany)
  • Long Haul Management
  • InfluencerStuff
  • Loaded (Gamers)
  • UNCMMN Talent & Entertainment Strategy
  • Savvy Communications
  • Authentic Talent
  • Restless Natives (London)
Edited by Andrew Kamphey in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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