The solution to this could be making sure that the quality of the content is niche. However, even for such websites, it becomes a challenge to get recognition.
One of the ways to beat all of this is ‘Influencer Marketing. So what is Influencer marketing?
As per Adweek, Influencer marketing (also influence marketing) is a form of marketing in which focus is placed on influential people rather than the target market as a whole. It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers and orients marketing activities around these influencers.
Thus instead of reaching your target audience yourself, you form an alliance with the influencers and they help you reach their audience.
Thus influencer marketing involves two key concepts, building a holistic relationship with the right influencers and being able to offer quality products to their audiences.
Thus it is very important that the influencers are chosen in the right way. The audience of your influencer should be the target audience for your product.
There are different ways in which influencer marketing can work. The major ones being:
- The influencers can write about you on their websites.
- They can post about you on social media platforms.
- They can let you contribute as guest authors.
Getting the influencer
Before you approach an influencer it is important that you are able to identify one successfully. You are looking for a kind of a person whose audience will be interested in what your website or your product offers.
Once you have found such people, ensure that the content on your website is appealing to them. They should feel like sharing it and talking about it in other social circles.If they post about it by genuinely liking it, it will create wonders for your brand.The other way to about approaching your influencer can be by asking them for a chance to be a guest author on their website. This opens a gateway for you to reach out to their writers.
For this to work out successfully, it is important that the history of your work impresses them for them to let you publish your work.
Nurturing the new ecosystem
In the beginning, it is going to be tough to get your new audience to get you any immediate profits. Accept that. Instead, try to interact with them more in order to make the newly built relationships stronger.
Stay in touch with your influencer and the audience that comes along with them. Reply to comments. Understand the needs of the new audience and publish articles accordingly.
Networking with influencers works pretty much the same as making new friends. There has to be a relevant sharing of information. It has always been important to make good friends. The social media has given us a new way of doing that.
Make the most of the comment sections on the blogs and the messengers on the social media handles. But at the same time, make sure you keep the personal touch alive by interacting face to face.
Keep creating content that your influencer will be proud to share.