For 20 years, I worked at agencies and then my own firm(s) at booking athletes, celebrities and experts on endorsements which could just include utilization of their picture, image and likeness and could extend to a much more elaborate activation including SMT's, PR campaigns, on-site appearances, motivational speeches, trade show appearances, etc. If you are a brand person, an entrepreneur or an agency that has activated a social media influencer campaign in the last 12 months, haven't you leveraged most if not all of these elements as well? And there is the ultimate cosmic change in the market today, thatREAD MORE
Super Bowl Matchup, who wins: Football or Ads? As yet another Super Bowl approaches, we take a look at some of the biggest game of the year's most memorable campaigns, and what's in store for this year In order to develop a successful and effective marketing campaign and partnership focused on a celebrity, the timing, identity, relevance and appeal must all coalesce. The Super Bowl is the most prevalent time of year in which we can see this dynamic in play, both successfully and forgettably. There are countless examples of past campaigns that have successfully utilized the talents, charisma, andREAD MORE
Game day can be daunting when you have invited guests over, but have no idea what to make. Anne Burrell has shared her top game day tips and tricks to make this game day the best one yet! As a top chef on the market, Anne Burrell is the perfect celebrity to share her insight. 1. Plan Ahead Planning ahead is the first step in a successful game day celebration. Burrell says, "Think, 'What can I do the day ahead? The day of?' Once you have that, you won't have to stress and everything will come out great and willREAD MORE
With “New Year, New You” upon us, the spotlight is on social media health influencers. From macros, to body image, to moms, these influencers are the ones to watch for any social media marketing or healthcare marketing campaign. 1) Amanda (Meixner) Rocchio aka @meowmeix With over 1.3 million followers on Instagram and an 85% female audience, this health influencer inspires others to makes changes to help them live a fuller and healthier life. This wellness expert and funky dancer understands living a healthy lifestyle can be difficult, especially without the right tools and knowledge. Amanda creates easy, approachable recipes andREAD MORE
Dunkin's new Beyond Sausage Sandwich has hit the TV screens and media harder than ever. The collaboration is named Launch of the Beyond Collection by Dunkin' x Snoop, where Dunkin' is inviting all guests to try samples of the Beyond Sausage Sandwich at their restaurants nationwide on January 24 and 25. Inspired by Snoop Dogg's diet of plant based protein, Dunkin' and Snoop have come together to create a limited time only spin on the Beyond Sausage Sandwich. The brand new, exclusive Beyond D-O-Double G Sandwich will be available for one week only, January 13 through 19. This Snoop inspiredREAD MORE
Ashley Graham's Body Positive Mission Takes Off with Cover of Vogue With the initiative of making the fashion industry more inclusive of all body types, Ashley Graham has become one of the hottest models in the industry Ashley Graham describes herself as a model, designer, entrepreneur, and body activist. Within her recent work, she has proven herself to be successful in each and every one of these roles. In the past year, Ashley Graham has been featured on Elle, Harper's Bazaar Australia and UK, MOJEH Magazine, Allure, and topped the year off with the cover of Vogue. Graham began herREAD MORE
As the Holidays approach, Pepsi releases new ad campaign around their most popular new star, Cardi B After releasing popular Super Bowl ads capitalizing on the rap star's widespread influence, Pepsi looks to cash in again with new Holiday ads Cardi B has had an ascendance unlike any celebrity star in years. Starting her career as a dancer much like her role as depicted in the new comedy hit Hustlers, Cardi came from nothing and entered the entertainment scene with a charismatic dazzle that fans adored. As her hits rolled in, it was only natural that brands of all shapesREAD MORE
Earthly Bikinis founder Katie Goodwin partners with Big Blue Ocean Cleanup and CelebExperts' Evan Morgenstein to bring her line to market.
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The alphabet soup of influencer marketing has reached fever pitch with the newest classification of “nano-influencers”. Added to the lexicon of micro and macro influencers. This ever evolving re-categorization of groups of social media celebrities utilizing their influence over followers from thousands to millions has erupted into a full on “Hatfield vs. McCoy” debate amongst marketers regarding the efficacy and effectiveness of using influencers at all. There are several camps that have different entrenched beliefs about the success and ROI when utilizing untrained social media celebrities to force a result usually tied to metrix such as sales, engagement, click thruREAD MORE
CelebExperts explains why this Fall’s top ad campaigns using sports stars will change the future of sports endorsements forever. With the NBA, NFL, and college football in full swing, the Fall is the perfect time for industry-leading brands and up-and-coming companies to utilize today’s top athletes to grab the attention of their target consumers. This month, CelebExperts has evaluated the fall advertising landscape to uncover the top ad campaigns featuring celebrity spokespeople. Hiring sports stars as celebrity spokespeople is nothing new, but Fall 2018’s latest top ad campaigns will change the game forever! There was an overwhelming amount of sports stars beingREAD MORE
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CelebExperts' new 90-day CMO Program provides the knowledge gained from 20+ years working with Fortune 500 companies, emerging brands and startups in a new and innovative way which they can both afford and achieve exponential growth for their company. CEO Evan Morgenstein comments, “I have spent almost five years trying to perfect a model that works for me and works for most of the startups and emerging companies we service. Originally, companies hired us to help sell through product. While that is an aspect of what we do, we do it very organically vs. a distributor or broker whose jobREAD MORE
Not only are the leaves changing colors slowly, but sports are at a pinnacle. NBA and NHL are starting their long journey for a new season. College football is starting to shape up. Women and men’s college basketball is in the air. In addition, the MLB is hurtling to the finish line, NASCAR is in playoff mode, golf season is done, tennis is essentially over and the MLS well, I am not sure but I assume they are getting to where ever they are going. What does this all mean? It means Rob Gronkowski is selling Tide, Steph Curry isREAD MORE
One of the 1st truly integrated celebrity marketing, speakers bureau and consulting agencies in the U.S., CelebExperts, has far exceeded my wildest dreams when I envisioned it in 2008 at the Beijing Olympic in China. Here is the little known story about the creation of this incredible brand and celebrity booking agency. In 2008, I had 7 athletes competing in Beijing for U.S. in swimming and gymnastics. All would win medals, with most of them gold. Names like Dara Torres, Nastia Liukin, Cullen Jones and others. After one of the events during an evening session, I walked out to whereREAD MORE