Creating a influencer marketing campaigns is a rewarding experience.
The million dollar question
Is there any difference when using a influencer marketing bureau in Afghanistan compared to working with this internally?
The questions you need to ask yourself has a number of aspects that you should think about. In this article I will highlight some of the things you should be aware of before deciding whether a influencer marketing bureau can be useful or whether it is better using internal staff at the house at the local branch office in Afghanistan.
If you already have limited resources, the project will almost guaranteed not get enough attention and dedication from company staff without adequate resources to handling the influencer marketing. The influencer marketing bureau knows that these things require a lot of attention and are knowledge-intensive, so they have put the resources needed to handle the project in a proper and professional way.
Should you hire professionals from a influencer marketing bureau in Afghanistan or is it better to use someone in the company to take care of influencer marketing at the house?
It has always been clear to me that it is you who know your service and your market best, so if you have the resources needed, it is definitely the best thing to do it yourself. This is something that must be carefully considered before making a decision on how to proceed with influencer marketing.
The project you think of setting out to a influencer marketing bureau can be time consuming and difficult to learn, but it can be well worth the time and resources used
Putting the work out to a influencer marketing bureau can certainly pay off, but it is still important that there are available resources that can handle this in a proper way on the part of the organization.
Use of own employees in Afghanistan to manage projects outsourced to the influencer marketing bureau
Often, people in the Afghanistan-office can have broader knowledge of what is going on locally than what you might expect from a influencer marketing bureau far away or what the people at the headquarters of your company are aware of. Although, this does not necessarily mean that it is good use of resources to engage internal human resources locally in relation to the influencer marketing bureau. Below I will highlight some of the things that need to be agreed about before proceeding.
Good influencer marketing tools
There are some things you need to be aware of when using a influencer marketing bureau – whether this is handled by local staff in Afghanistan, or centrally at the headquarter. Below is a handy checklist of things you need to think about, as well as the best tools you can use for either free or commercial tools where free alternatives are not available or significantly inferior to the commercial ones.
Majestic.comMajestic SEO is the world’s largest link index. Use this tool to find out everything of interest about links to your own pages and what your competitors locally in Afghanistan are doing, or what national and international competitors are up to. Links to your website and subpages are crucial to your search engine rankings, so this is important to keep tabs on.
Google AlertsTo be on top of things, it is important to know what happens as early as possible. Google Alerts sends you an email every time someone mentions the words and phrases you specify. This can be anything from trademarks that are important to you, people of interest or general words and phrases that are important to your business. You can have alerts for all employees, freelancers you use, your trademarks including websites you run and words and phrases you focus on. All of this gives you a good overview of what is being talked about that matters internally. Google’s notification is free to use and helps you to be early in terms of being on top of what your competitors in Afghanistan are doing, potential public relations disasters in the form of negative reviews and much else useful.
Ranks.nlRanks.nl has many professional SEO tools that I can really recommend. One of the tools I use most is Page Analyzer. With this tool, you can check keyword density on each subpage of your domain to optimize for keywords or phrases. If the influencer marketing bureau you are planning to use is at all professional, they probably use the tools available from ranks.nl – or similar tools extensively.
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