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Who’s Getting Rich On Social Media? Hint: It’s Not the Content Creators!

Once you’ve built a solid fanbase, the next logical step is monetization. A steady revenue stream covers the cost of production and gives you the financial freedom to create better content. The majority of content creators start by opting into the ad-sharing features offered by social media platforms. It’s an easy, effortless move that doesn’t demand a large investment in time. When it comes to long-term monetization, however, these features benefit the platform more than content creators.

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Custom Mobile Apps: The Smart Celebrity’s Tool to Stay Relevant

Celebrities have a lot of competition these days. The battle for share of voice goes farther than “TV vs Film”. Now, celebs are vying for audiences with online personalities who can easily outcompete them in terms of hours of content. To stay relevant, even big name celebrities need to take a cue from online influencers and get connected to their fanbase. Social media helps, but the best way to connect is through a custom mobile app.

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Why Sport Teams Need a Mobile App to Fully Monetize their Audience

Sport fans are a tight-knit community. They form fanclubs, follow their teams (sometimes even to other cities), care personally about the players’ lives, and buy a lot of branded merchandise. With loyalty like this it might seem like sports teams don’t need to do much to make money other than win games- but times are changing.

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Know Exactly Who Your Audience Is and Monetization Will Come

In the social media business, everything revolves around keeping your followers engaged. Revenue streams like sponsorship and advertising depend on metrics: share of voice, number of followers, activity volume, and other measures of influence. Excited followers translate into better statistics and more effective monetization.

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An ‘Adpocalypse’: Is Google Set to Overthrow Ads for YouTube Creators?

A while back, some major companies pulled their ad spend from YouTube and parent company Google amidst concerns that their ads were appearing alongside hate speech and other controversial content pieces. This boycott of the internet video hosting giant is ongoing, and Google’s Chief Business Officer, Phillipp Schindler, published a public reply in the Google Blog to the boycott which was picked up by numerous news outlets.

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Know Your Fans and Increase Audience Engagement Using FanHero

Celebrities can attract all kinds of fans. But, the real question is: “Who are these fans?” Knowing who your fans are, what they like, when they’re most likely to engage with a celebrity’s content, where they live, and why they became fans in the first place is crucial for any celebrity or PR manager looking to attract more fans and keep older fans engaged with the celebrity’s brand.

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Why Video Live Streaming is the Future of Social Media

Modern audiences continue to change as the technology they use becomes more and more capable. As little as 20 years ago, streaming video content over the internet was considered time-consuming and difficult. But, as technology improved, video streaming started to become faster and easier to do with higher-quality content.

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Why Owning Content and User Data Are Both Crucial to Monetization

If you’re a manager for a musician, athlete, or any other kind of celebrity with a large following on social media, there’s something you need to know: Neither you nor your client actually owns the content and user data on most of the major social media networks you’re using to reach out to your client’s fans with.

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