Influencer marketing means that one or more people are deployed to influence the behavior of a target group. Well-known influencers usually have many followers on social media, and in particular on the app Instagram. By posting specific content that is aligned with your content strategy they can “influence” their followers.
So, what is an influencer? The definition of an influencer is someone who has the power to influence/affect the purchasing decisions of others. There are several reasons why someone has the power to influence others, amongst them, are authority, knowledge, or because they are seen as experts.
Furthermore, some of them have a strong relationship with their followers, their followers feel as connected to the influencer as to their inner circle. Whenever they recommend a certain product/service they are very open to this recommendation. Note: authenticity is key!