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Affordable Influence: How MavenReach Is Democratizing Brand Awareness With Esther Kim

On today's episode of eCommerce Fastlane, host Steve Hutt dives into the world of influencer marketing with Esther Kim, the CEO of Maven Reach.

Esther shares her insights and expertise in micro-influencer marketing and how Maven Reach is changing the game for direct-to-consumer brands. She reveals the importance of authenticity and connection in influencer marketing and dispels some common myths in the industry.

Esther also shares a real-life success story of a Shopify brand that experienced significant revenue growth through Maven Reach's influencer campaigns. Finally, Esther offers an exclusive deal for eCommerce Fastlane listeners interested in tapping into Maven Reach's services.

Tune in for a deep dive into the future of influencer marketing and insights on leveraging micro-influencers for brand growth.

This is Esther's Story…

Esther Kim is the Founder and CEO of MavenReach, a company that champions the power of influencer marketing for leading consumer brands. As a female entrepreneur at the helm of this full-service agency, she brings an affordable approach to seeding and gifting campaigns, catering to a diverse clientele. Before launching MavenReach in 2021, Esther honed her expertise in market research and data analytics, where she delivered insightful data-driven strategies for product introductions and market segmentation to Fortune 100 enterprises. With a rich background that spans over ten years, she has adeptly managed accounts, cultivated brand partnerships and orchestrated multimedia campaigns for both well established and up and coming businesses. Esther’s leadership is marked by her ability to drive significant revenue growth through leveraging the persuasive content of both micro and macro influencers, along with their dedicated online communities.

Here are 3 key takeaways from our conversation:

1️⃣ Micro is the New Macro: Discover how smaller followings can lead to higher engagement and trust, making micro influencers powerful partners for niche audiences.

2️⃣ Test the Waters: Don't let misconceptions hold you back. Test various forms of content and diverse content types to cater to different audience preferences and platforms

3️⃣ Exclusive Offer for Fastlane Listeners: If you're keen on tapping into my expertise and getting involved with micro-influencers, take advantage of the exclusive offer of 10% off the 1st 3 months of services by mentioning “Fastlane” in the contact form on our website!

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Here are some of the topics we explore:

  • What specific services does Mavenreach offer for Shopify brands, and how does it solve the problems of influencer marketing for these brands?
  • What was the inspiration behind the founding of Maven Reach, and how does the company position itself to help small and mid-sized direct-to-consumer brands?
  • What advice did Esther Kim give for founders who want to get involved in influencer marketing, and why is it important for newbies to test the waters with authenticity?
  • Why does Maven Reach specifically focus on micro-influencers, and how are they redefining the way influencer marketing is approached by brands?
  • Can you share a successful case study of a Shopify business that engaged in a micro-influencer campaign with Maven Reach, and what were the campaign results?
  • What are the common mistakes brands make when jumping into influencer marketing, and how can these mistakes be avoided?
  • How does Esther Kim envision the future of influencer marketing in the next 12 to 36 months, and what trends does she expect to see in the influencer space?
  • What are some influencer marketing myths that Esther Kim debunked, and how do these myths sometimes lead brands down the wrong path?
  • What insights did Esther Kim share about engaging with micro influencers, and what are some next steps for listeners who want to tap into Maven Reach's expertise?
  • What special offer did Esther Kim provide for the listeners of the podcast, and how can interested brands take advantage of this exclusive offer?

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