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Guadalupe Gonzalez

New York, United States

Integrated & Experiential Marketer

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Juan Diego Pantejo

Davao City, Philippines

Brand & Content strategist and implementor

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Dennis Kanu

Austin, United States

Full Service: Growth Marketing, App Development

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Aster Mostrales


Designs beyond aesthetics -for purpose & results.

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Valentino Pereira Kajdiž


Branding Specialist | Video Editor & Videographer

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Lauren Brady

Chicago, United States

Data-driven product marketer for revenue growth 🚀

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Md Faizul Haque

Dhaka, Bangladesh

AI Designer & Social Media Wiz

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Toqir Chatha


Webflow | Gsap | Zapier | Memberstack | Cms

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Nikol Hayes

Las Vegas, United States

Passionate Tech-Savvy Developer 💡

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Pius Henry

Los Angeles, United States

Digital Marketing Manager

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Falguni Bansal


Marketing Maven & Data Organizer

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Jacob Schneider


Framer Expert

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Christian Günther

Kaiserslautern, Germany

Serial Founder (#1 App & Top 10 UX Design Tool)

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Osbert Osowayi

Lagos, Nigeria

Framer Developer: Design Accuracy, Speed

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Shahabal S

London, United Kingdom

Building Websites & Apps for Inspiring Brands.

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Arifur Rahman Hridoy

Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Framer Expert | Web Designer

Common projects for Influencers

Brand Awareness Campaigns: Influencers can create content that highlights your brand or product, reaching a wide audience and increasing brand recognition.

Product Launches: If you're launching a new product, influencers can generate excitement and anticipation among their followers.

Sponsored Content: Influencers can create sponsored posts or videos featuring your product or service.

Event Promotion: If you're hosting an event, influencers can help drive attendance by promoting it to their followers.

Brand Ambassador Programs: Long-term collaborations where influencers regularly feature your brand in their content.

Contests and Giveaways: Influencers can host contests or giveaways featuring your product, driving engagement and excitement.

Tips for working with and hiring Influencers

Define your marketing goals

Before hiring an influencer, you should have a clear understanding of what you want to achieve with influencer marketing. Whether it's increasing brand awareness, driving traffic, or selling a product, your goals will guide the influencer's content creation.

Choose the right Influencer

Not all influencers will be a good fit for your brand. Review their online presence, the quality of their content, their audience demographics, and their engagement rates. Make sure their audience aligns with your target market.

Set clear expectations

Communicate your marketing goals, brand guidelines, and desired deliverables to the influencer. Provide a brief that outlines the key messages, hashtags, and any specific requirements for the content.

Monitor and communicate

Stay in touch with the influencer throughout the campaign. Provide feedback, address any issues, and monitor the performance of the content. All communication and feedback should be done through Contra to maintain a clear record.

How to hire Influencers

Define your goals

Before you start your search for an influencer, define what you want to achieve with your influencer marketing campaign. This could include increasing brand awareness, driving traffic to your website, or promoting a new product.

Post a detailed opportunity

Create a detailed opportunity on Contra that includes information about your brand, the campaign goals, the type of content you want the influencer to create, and any specific requirements or guidelines.

Review applications and profiles

Review the applications you receive and the profiles of potential influencers. Look at the quality of their content, the demographics of their followers, their engagement rates, and any past influencer marketing campaigns they've worked on.

Conduct interviews

Interview potential influencers to learn more about their content creation process, how they engage with their followers, and how they measure the success of their campaigns.

Negotiate and make an offer

Once you've found the right influencer, negotiate the terms of the campaign and make an offer through Contra. This will include details of the campaign, the deliverables, the timeline, and the payment terms.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Influencers

1. Can you share examples of past influencer marketing campaigns you've worked on and the results they achieved?

2. How do you approach content creation to ensure it aligns with a brand's identity and goals while resonating with your followers?

3. How do you measure the success of your influencer marketing campaigns?

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Frequently asked

An Influencer is an individual who has the power to affect the purchasing decisions of others because of their authority, knowledge, position, or relationship with their audience. They have a following in a particular niche, which they actively engage with.

An Influencer is an individual who has the power to affect the purchasing decisions of others because of their authority, knowledge, position, or relationship with their audience. They have a following in a particular niche, which they actively engage with.

A freelance influencer collaborates with brands to create and share promotional content with their followers. This can include posts, videos, stories, and live streams on their social media platforms. They use their creative skills to present the brand's offering in a way that resonates with their audience.

Hiring an influencer on Contra gives you access to a diverse range of influencers from various niches. You can review their portfolio, negotiate terms, and handle contracts and payments all in one place, commission-free. It's a simple and efficient way to run your influencer marketing campaigns.

You can post an opportunity on Contra outlining your requirements and influencers who match these requirements can apply. Alternatively, you can browse through the profiles of influencers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require influencer skills often include brand awareness campaigns, product launches, sponsored content, event promotion, brand ambassador programs, and contests or giveaways.

The cost of hiring an influencer on Contra can vary based on the influencer's experience, follower count, and engagement rate, as well as the scope of the campaign. Generally, influencer marketing freelancers on Contra charge between $50 and $100 per hour.

Freelance influencers on Contra get paid either per project, per hour, or per milestone, commission-free. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra. The payments for each milestone will be released after the client approves the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

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