10 Leading Influencer Marketing Trends for 2019

| March 12, 2019

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Influencer marketing matured last year. Indeed, it is now mainstream, to the point where many consider it a legitimate extension of content marketing, as the most effective means of content delivery. Although it has suffered a few niggles, such as fake followers and influencers not disclosing their promotional activities, influencer marketing has grown from strength to strength over recent years.

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the7stars is the UK's largest independent media agency and Campaign Magazine's Agency of the Year 2017. We started life in 2005. Our reasons then were our reasons now. Fundamentally, we think that media is too important to be commoditised by big buying networks. We believe that advertisers deserve better accountability and complete transparency from their media partner, and we know that industry best work comes from industry best people, regardless of media budget. So we set a business goal to create a better place for people to work with a truly unique and progressive culture. An agency with a big difference – one that values long term relationships with both its clients and its people.

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