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Influencer marketing emerged seemingly overnight. Brands first started paying YouTubers for sponsorships a few years ago and now there are over half a dozen primary influencer marketing channels (YouTube, Instagram, blogs, Snapchat, Periscope, Twitter, Facebook). In 2015 alone, interest in influencer marketing has more than doubled within the year. This is a significant increase from the previous year which saw almost a 40% increase (YouTubers for sponsorships a few years ago and now there are over half a dozen primary influencer marketing channels (YouTube, Instagram, blogs, Snapchat, Periscope, Twitter, Facebook). In 2015 alone, interest in influencer marketing has more than doubled within the year. This is a significant increase from the previous year which saw almost a 40% increase. With many brands and advertisers struggling to capture substantial ad viewability due to the rise of ad blocking, many are looking to top social media influencers as the new publishers of tomorrow. Many brands are now dedicating a significant portion of their marketing budget directly for influencer marketing.

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