January 23, 2018 12:02 pm
We are passionate about the content that you produce and want to understand the deeper insights about what your digital personality portrays, so we’ve updated our platform with a great new feature for you to better understand this.
IBM Watson is an analytics product that gives brands a better idea of your digital personality based on the content that you publish online. These new insights into our influencers’ online personality, tone, and values help marketers and brands choose the right influencers to share their branded content, yielding better results.
Pretty cool right?
To determine your personality insights we need access to at least 5000 words from any of your content feeds; be it from blog posts, tweets, or Instagram, Facebook and YouTube captions. So, if you do not see the IBM Watson prompt on your influencer dashboard, consider linking more social channels to your profile.
The Steps to Add Personality Insights to your Profile:
Login to Webfluential and look for the blue box titled “IBM Watson”
Click on “Get personality insights”
The algorithm will run and analyze your content
You will then be directed to your insights page
Then choose to show your personality insights on your media kit by clicking the toggle “Show on your Media Kit”
Share on social media highlighting that your profile now includes personality insights with Watson.
Some finer details
If you look below your Personality Sunburst Chart you will see a section about your Consumer Behavior, such as purchasing preferences, health and activity as well as other important lifestyle statements. All this information is gathered and ascertained by IBM Watson based on your content. You can edit these to be exact. This information will further help brands and marketers in their search for the perfect influencer.
Sharing this with your audience
We are actively growing our community, so we encourage you to share your media kit with your audience. You never know who might book you for a campaign!
If you get stuck, feel free to visit our FAQ section.
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January 22, 2018 3:28 pm
Influencers all possess multiple dimensions to their content; it’s what makes content unique. For each specific brand or campaign, taking a closer look at an influencers tone, personality, and professionalism will make the difference between mediocre and excellent results. To help understand the dimensions of our influencers, we apply a considerable amount computing power to the various elements that make up an influencer profile. These figures can then be measured and compared between influencers.
These tangible, data driven metrics make the job easier for marketers, helping them find their perfect match. This also rewards influencers with work for creating great content, managing themselves professionally, and delivering value to marketers.
Here are the four key themes that we look at when ranking influencers in our search results, ultimately helping marketers in their identification process:
Persona – The personality, biography, and location of the influencer
Audience – The age, gender, and location of their followers and fans across various media channels
Content – The type, tone, and performance of content, measured by the engagement rate of their audience, relative to similar influencers
Work ethic – The reviews from brands and agencies that have worked with the influencer in the past, together with their profile completeness and typical response time to requests
To get a better picture of this, let’s have a look at what some basic examples of these dimensions would look like and how you can use them.
Each influencer has their own identity, biography and digital track record. Webfluential aggregates content from all of the influencer’s linked channels, and With Watson, generates a personality sunburst that gives us a visual representation of their best attributes.
It also helps us understand what kind of consumer each influencer is – Are they interested in owning a car? What type of music and movies do they like? It even tells us about other consumer behaviors like shopping online and using a credit card.
The audience that follows, reads and engages with an influencer is important to marketers. Webfluential looks at the age, gender and location of an influencer’s audience. Further, we can understand their behaviors like their engagement, time spent on websites and repeat visits to an influencer’s blog.
This tells us more about the relationship between an influencer and their audience, it gives us an idea of the level of trust that they have built up, which in turn shows us who has the key to a specific audience.
From there we can easily identify those influencers who are in the best position to work with a brand looking to drive awareness and credibility with a particular audience.
The passion of an influencer is captured in their content. Their writing, their videos, and their images are all expressions of their opinions and are held in high regard by their followers. Webfluential analyses the impact of content on an audience and compares this to the content of similar audiences, as well as the historical performance of an influencer’s content. This helps us to spot trends over time like the newest rising stars, the most consistent content creators and the latest “trending posts” and helps match them to the brands working with influencers.
Influencers working with brands take their jobs seriously. Webfluential filters out the cream and minimizes time that would be lost trying to engage with influencers who aren’t really into it. To achieve this we look at several dimensions, but the result mainly hinges on the ratings they’ve earned from previous work done. The more good work influencers do, the easier it is for a brand to trust them, so we encourage influencers to do their bookings on Webfluential and gain positive reviews and a track record.
Additionally, we look at their profile completeness, their consistency in keeping their account up to date, and of course, how much time it takes them to reply to a marketer request.
In the same way that Google manages its search results dynamically through their Page Rank algorithm, which changes over time, we’ll keep adding insights and changing up the weighting so that our search benefits our platform for both influencers, the best of which get surfaced first, and for marketers, so that they can succeed when choosing the right influencers.
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