Influence Weekly #52
November 30th, 2018
From The Editor:
This is amazing. Thank you dear readers! We've made it to issue #52.

To celebrate, I look back at the last 6 months of the best articles this newsletter has featured.

Last week's issue featured the top articles of the first 6 months.

Don't worry, your great reads are here. it's not just a retrospective issue.
Great Reads
How people can earn $100,000 per Instagram post 
The co-founder of Viral Nation explains how influencers can command $100,000 for posts on YouTube or Instagram. Four years ago, Viral Nation was doing about $1.2 million annually, and last year they grew to $4.5 million. This year, the business is on track to make $20 million in deals.
Southeast Asia's internet economy hits an inflection point
Are you doing anything to take advantage of this growing economy? Powered by the most engaged mobile internet users in the world, industries like e-Commerce, Online Media, Online Travel, and Ride Hailing grew at an unprecedented rate. Investors have taken notice, pouring record amounts of funds into the region — now it’s time for everyone else to pay attention.
How luxury hair-care brand Amika overhauled its influencer strategy​
Hair care brand Amika has spent the past year revamping its influencer strategy to sell more products: It has pivoted away from looking at follower count in favor of engagement and is paying more attention to influencers’ audience demographics.
December 2018 lineup: Key dates for Twitterers
The celebrations for Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanza make for plenty of opportunities for you to show your personality on Twitter with relevant content. 
Best Reads of the Year: May to November
Thank you for sharing your articles, and also for telling me which ones you found insightful. I love all the replies. The criticism and the support!

The community doubled In the last 6 months, we went from 1,038 subscribers on June 1st to a community of 2,454 subscribers as of this morning. 

Consider forwarding this to 6 of your friends and colleagues to get us to 2,500 strong.

Here are a few of the very best hits of the last 6 months.
  • In Issue #28 you really loved finding out how running brands like Adidas advertise with influencers and professional runners.
  • In Issue #32 we went Beyond Millennials: Influencer Marketing For Older Generations.
  • In Issues #45 more readers wanted to see the Instagram post calculator than learn about long-term relationships with Influencers.
  • In Issue #47 we found out who is using Instagram.
  • In Issue #50 we found out that Nano-Influencers are the next new thing.
Interesting People
Have you listened to a great podcast this week? Reply and let me know. I'll feature it on the tools page of Influence Directory which features now 9 podcasts for creators.
Industry News
Are you a creator with a dream project?
Reply and I'll feature you next week in Collab Corner.
Fresh News Daily on Influence Directory.

Are you in Singapore? I'll be there Dec 4th and 5th. Let's meet at CSHH, perhaps?
Edited by Andrew Kamphey in Bali. Where the current president is a YouTuber.

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