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Nov 9, 2022

How 'gamefluencers' are transforming the world of gaming

With constant live-streaming and live-chatting, their connections with their followers can run deeper, turning virtual spaces into social hubs connecting tight-knit communities.

Oct 19, 2022

Big brands are losing money by not in-housing influencer marketing

Brands spending more than half a million annually on influencer strategies should use an internal team instead of external agency partners, says UK creator economy company HYDP.

Aug 5, 2022

Ebiquity: 43% of Chinese KOL followers are actual fans

TOP OF THE CHARTS: Ebiquity's new report on maximising KOL returns in China recommends due diligence and strong partnerships to make or break all-important influencer campaigns.

Aug 5, 2022

Will China's new influencer rules improve the transparency of KOL marketing?

Chinese marketing observers suggest the new rules will improve indeed improve transparency, with one suggesting this could start a new shift away from KOL marketing as we know it.

Jun 9, 2022

Uneven regulation, tight deadlines catalyse spike in plagiarism

While content creators have been flooded with work recently, they've also had to contend with a flood of copycats. But lax legislation and hesitancy for creators to take action remain pending issues.

Jun 9, 2022

Heineken takes KOLs on an Alpine adventure for global Edelweiss campaign

For a new global campaign, the premium beer brand aimed to leverage local content creators from its various markets. We speak to the global director of Heineken's international premium beer portfolio about how this was done.