S3-EP3: INFLUENCER MARKETING ENTREPRENEUR AND FOUNDER OF BILLION DOLLAR BOY EDWARD EAST TELLS HIS STORY

Entrepreneur Edward East talks about why he created the Billion Dollar Boy brand. Edward talks a lot about his personal journey. It all started in 2014 when the industry was almost a passing trend and now have a great team culture. Influencer marketing has been able to create production at scale at home. “Surround yourself with people who have those experiences” Edward says. Having the right team is absolutely vital and the CEO role is more of a support function with your team driving the change. Edward talks about exciting innovations with personalised content and what the future looks like.

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S3-EP2: WORKING WITH INFLUENCERS HELPED EA GAMES GET HALF A MILLION TO A NEW GAME REVEAL

In this episode Gordon Glenister, Global Head of Influencer Marketing at the BCMA talks about the gaming industry and how content creators can make a huge difference to the launch of a new game. Kelvin Cery who is Vice President of Client Development and Brand Partnerships of BEN Entertainment Group and Jonathan Dodd, Manager of Global Creator Partnerships of Electronic Arts. The BEN group have had a longstanding partnership with EA and they’re also proud winners of the Streamy’s Influencer Agency of the Year due to its ground breaking AI technology. We talk about the impact the creators had on a product reveal which almost topped half a million viewers and half a billion minutes watched in less than 24 hours.

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S3-EP1: PITCH INFLUENCE WINNER AND COFFEE VLOGGER QUANTUMCAZA SHARES HIS STORY

Pitch Influence winner Alfie AKA QuantumCaza who is a Caffeinated Content Creator tells his story including the ups and downs of what it was like in his early childhood. He wanted to create video content that included animations. Animation is one of the biggest storytelling tools and so he commissioned an animator to tell part of his story. Alfie talks about the importance of having a niche when creating content and that’s why he chose coffee. “There is no such thing as bad experience – you are going to learn from it”. An active networker, Alfie misses events and talks about isolation and how content creators have been impacted by the pandemic.

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S2-EP21: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO RUN AN INFLUENCER TALENT AGENCY

In this episode Gordon Glenister, Global Head of Influencer Marketing at the BCMA, speaks with Danny Lowney, who is the Managing Director of Sixteenth Talent who talks about what it’s like to run an influencer marketing talent agency. Danny explains the role the team in commercialising opportunities from the traditional publishing deal to more expansive co-created product. He talks about top YouTuber, Gabriel Sey and how they are repositioning him as a Dad in the fitness space creating a whole new audience for him. Also, how creating a new stationery brand with Jack Edwards proved extremely successful. Danny starts by telling me a little about what the agency does.

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