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My industry-insight and commentary has been featured in the following publications

Guthrie, S. 2016. Seizing influencer relations' opportunities. In: Hall, S. ed. #FuturePRoof: Edition Two. Blurb & Kindle, pp. 183-191
PRstack cover: making sense of the PR tool market

Latest articles 

A selection of the latest influencer marketing articles

Influencer fraud could be criminal offence
Many column inches have been given over recently to influencer fraud. Could buying social media followers actually be a criminal[...]
Influencer post from Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson banned by ASA
Influencer Marketing post from Made in Chelsea star Louise Thompson banned by ASA as not obviously identifiable as a marketing[...]
How to vet influencers: an influencer marketing checklist
Vet influencers: Much of the effective influencer marketing is process is front-loaded. Here is a checklist of 19 points to[...]
Influencer marketing backlash: 15 ways to reverse the trend
The influencer marketing backlash: there are calls for better guidelines, increased transparency, and an end to influencer fraud. Here are[...]
Facebook admits it is a publisher
Facebook has admitted it is a publisher not just a neutral technology platform. Here’s why this 180 degree turn is[...]
Influencer marketing image manipulation: Rimmel ad axed
Ireland's advertising watchdog makes first finding against influencer marketing image manipulation. In an age of smartphone photo filters and editors[...]

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Exploring influencer marketing & subject matter influence

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