Influencer Marketing Glossary


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  • Ad Agency
    What is an Ad Agency? An Ad Agency is a company that handles other companies marketing work,...   Learn More >
  • Ad Campaign
    An Ad Campaign refers to a set ads which are designed to run together.
  • Affiliate Marketing
    For websites, affiliate marketing is typically the practice of putting a link to a product or...   Learn More >
  • AMA
    AMA stands for Ask Me Anything and is a form of question and answer session that originated on...   Learn More >
  • Ask Me Anything
    AMA stands for Ask Me Anything and is a form of question and answer session that originated on...   Learn More >
  • B2B
    B2B stands for Business to Business and refers to a business whose customers are other...   Learn More >
  • B2C
    B2C means Business to Consumer and refers to a business whose customers are the general public...   Learn More >
  • Backlink
    A backlink is a link from another website. Backlinks are different to inbound links, which...   Learn More >
  • Benchmark
    A benchmark is a statistical point of interest used for comparison. They are usually expressed...   Learn More >
  • Blacklist
    A list of (usually permanently) banned people or things. For example, users who break rules...   Learn More >
  • Blog
    A journal-esque set of web pages. They are often written in a personal style and used to...   Learn More >
  • Blogger
    A person who writes a blog. Blogger is also the name of Google's blogging platform.
  • Brand Advertising
    Brand Advertising is when advertisers pay to improve the value of their brand. This can be...   Learn More >
  • Brand Awareness
    Brand Awareness generally means how memorable a brand is under different conditions. It is...   Learn More >
  • Business to Business
    B2B stands for Business to Business and refers to a business whose customers are other...   Learn More >
  • Business to Consumer
    B2C means Business to Consumer and refers to a business whose customers are the general public...   Learn More >
  • Call To Action
    Call To Action (or CTA) refers to sentences which direct a user to do something (such as "Buy...   Learn More >
  • Click-Through Rate
    What does CTR mean? CTR stands for Click-Through Rate. It is the percentage of clicks on a link...   Learn More >
  • Content
    Content is a generic term for stuff on the internet, such as posts, articles, videos, pictures etc.
  • Conversion
    What is a Conversion? Conversion is the generic term used for an action or acquisition...   Learn More >
  • Conversion Rate Optimisation
    Conversion Rate Optimisation is the process of working to increase the speed (or likelihood) of...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Acquisition
    What does CPA mean? The CPA price is the amount that gets paid when an ad leads to a sale (or...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Click
    What does CPC mean? The Cost Per Click price is the amount paid every time a user clicks on an...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Engagement
    What does CPE mean? CPE stands for Cost Per Engagement. The CPE price is the price that gets...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Lead
    What does CPL mean? The CPL price means that every time the advertiser gets a lead (a potential...   Learn More >
  • Cost Per Thousand
    What does CPM mean? CPM is an ad pricing model used to buy advertising space, most commonly for...   Learn More >
  • CPA
    What does CPA mean? The CPA price is the amount that gets paid when an ad leads to a sale (or...   Learn More >
  • CPC
    What does CPC mean? The Cost Per Click price is the amount paid every time a user clicks on an...   Learn More >
  • CPE
    What does CPE mean? CPE stands for Cost Per Engagement. The CPE price is the price that gets...   Learn More >
  • CPL
    What does CPL mean? The CPL price means that every time the advertiser gets a lead (a potential...   Learn More >
  • CPM
    What does CPM mean? CPM is an ad pricing model used to buy advertising space, most commonly for...   Learn More >
  • CRO
    Conversion Rate Optimisation is the process of working to increase the speed (or likelihood) of...   Learn More >
  • CTA
    Call To Action (or CTA) refers to sentences which direct a user to do something (such as "Buy...   Learn More >
  • CTR
    What does CTR mean? CTR stands for Click-Through Rate. It is the percentage of clicks on a link...   Learn More >
  • DCN
    Digital Content Next (DCN) is the new name for the OPA. A non-profit trade association for the...   Learn More >
  • Deliverables
    The specific tangible results of a project. In marketing, deliverables can mean things like...   Learn More >
  • Digital Content Next
    Digital Content Next (DCN) is the new name for the OPA. A non-profit trade association for the...   Learn More >
  • Digital Marketing
    What is Digital Marketing? Digital Marketing simply means any type of marketing which is done...   Learn More >
  • Earned Media
    Also known as Free Media, Earned Media is advertising that was inspired rather than placed or...   Learn More >
  • eCommerce
    eCommerce refers to buying or selling goods or services online, as well as online transactions....   Learn More >
  • eCommerce Conversion
    An online sale. A subset of conversion in general, which don't have to be sales or money related...   Learn More >
  • eCommerce Conversion Rate
    The conversion rate of online sales (as opposed to other types of conversions).
  • Emoji
    A standard set of small images that can be added to messages and posts that is used to express...   Learn More >
  • Engagement
    An Engagement is any sort of interaction with content. For example on a video it would...   Learn More >
  • Engagement Rate
    Engagement Rate (or ER) is the percentage of people who saw a piece of content or ad and engaged...   Learn More >
  • ER
    Engagement Rate (or ER) is the percentage of people who saw a piece of content or ad and engaged...   Learn More >
  • Facebook Live
    Broadcasting live onto Facebook, with a video appearing in your feed which is shown in real-time.
  • Follow
    The act of choosing to add someone's updates to your social media feed (and becoming their...   Learn More >
  • Follow Ratio
    What does Follow Ratio mean? Follow Ratio is the number of followers compared to the number of...   Learn More >
  • Follower
    A follower is a social media term that means someone who has chosen to see your updates on that...   Learn More >
  • GA
    Google Analytics is one of the most commonly used providers of web statistics. It's free and...   Learn More >
  • Geo-Targeting
    In Digital Marketing, Geo-Targeting means aiming content (an ad, webpage etc) at a particular...   Learn More >
  • Google Analytics
    Google Analytics is one of the most commonly used providers of web statistics. It's free and...   Learn More >
  • Ground-Swell Approach
    An influencer marketing strategy that use a large group of micro-influencers to try and...   Learn More >
  • Guest Post
    A Guest Post is a post in a blog from someone who is not one of the authors of a blog. Guest...   Learn More >
  • Hashtag
    A hashtag is this symbol #. It is used on social media to categorize posts so that other users...   Learn More >
  • Impression
    What does Impression mean? Impression means when something (usually content, an ad or post) is...   Learn More >
  • Influencer
    An Influencer is essentially the internet version of a celebrity. The unofficial definition of...   Learn More >
  • Influencer Marketing
    Using influencers to market a product or brand. This can be direct via paying an influencer (eg...   Learn More >
  • Influencer Marketing Platform
    A marketing platform that helps brands with their influencer marketing. Often not much more than...   Learn More >
  • Instagram Live
    Broadcasting live onto Instagram, with your video appearing live in your feed.
  • Instagram Stories
    A way that users can curate a group of their own Instagram posts. These stories are only...   Learn More >
  • Joint Copyright
    When a piece of content belongs to multiple people/companies. This often happens for co-branded...   Learn More >
  • Key Performance Indicator
    KPI stands for Key Performance Indicator (or sometimes Key Point Indicator) and simply means the...   Learn More >
  • KPI
    KPI stands for Key Performance Indicator (or sometimes Key Point Indicator) and simply means the...   Learn More >
  • Lead
    A potential customer, or a way to get in touch with a potential customer (eg email address,...   Learn More >
  • Lead Generation
    Lead generation (or Lead Gen) is the gathering of potential customers' contact information and...   Learn More >
  • Likes
    A "Like" is a social media term, meaning when a user clicks a button to show they like or...   Learn More >
  • Local Influencer
    An influencer whose followers are concentrated in one geographic area.
  • Media Kit
    A pack of materials about an organisation. This can either be a pack of prices and options for...   Learn More >
  • Media Spend
    The amount of money spent directly on advertising. For example, a campaign's costs might include...   Learn More >
  • Metrics
    Metrics are measurable statistics that are used in digital marketing to improve performance such...   Learn More >
  • Micro-Influencer
    An influential person on social media with less than 10,000 followers. Often thought to be more...   Learn More >
  • Mommy Blogger
    A blogger who talks about their experiences as a mother. Successful Mummy Bloggers will often be...   Learn More >
  • Monetized
    If something is monetized that means that it has been set up so that money is earned from it....   Learn More >
  • Net 60 Terms
    A common payment condition in online advertising, Net 60 means that you will only be paid 60...   Learn More >
  • Niche
    A specific or specialised interest or section of the population. Websites are often spoken about...   Learn More >
  • Non-Exclusive YouTube Video
    A video where an influencer promotes a bunch of different brands at once. This type of...   Learn More >
  • Optimising
    What does optimising mean? Optimising means making changes to improve performance. It is a...   Learn More >
  • Organic Traffic
    Organic traffic means website traffic that is not paid for - ie users finding your site through...   Learn More >
  • Outreach
    The process of getting in touch with other websites or businesses. Seemingly simple, due to the...   Learn More >
  • Owned Media
    Owned Media refers to advertising using channels an advertiser controls. This includes your own...   Learn More >
  • Page View
    A page view is a metric for how many times a webpage is loaded.
  • Paid Media
    Paid Media refers to any advertising you have to pay for. This includes PPC or Display Ads,...   Learn More >
  • Paid Post
    A post on social media (or on a blog) that was motivated by money. This can mean allowing...   Learn More >
  • Paid Social
    Traffic which comes to a website from advertising on social networks. This term usually only...   Learn More >
  • Podcast
    An audio show that is available for download or streaming.
  • Podcaster
    Someone who makes podcasts.
  • PR
    Public Relations (or PR) is the process by which a company tries to manage its image or...   Learn More >
  • Press Release
    A statement sent out to the press explaining some new development. Usually used in order to...   Learn More >
  • Public Relations
    Public Relations (or PR) is the process by which a company tries to manage its image or...   Learn More >
  • Reach
    Reach is a metric (most commonly used in social media) referring to the number of users who saw...   Learn More >
  • Reddit Talk
    Reddit's version of Clubhouse. A voice chat function that can be opened in a sub.
  • Regram
    Instagram's version of reposting or sharing.
  • Return On Investment
    What is an ROI? ROI stands for Return on Investment and means the amount of money you get back...   Learn More >
  • Retweet
    RT stands for 'retweet' in social media. A retweet on Twitter is when a user posts something...   Learn More >
  • ROI
    What is an ROI? ROI stands for Return on Investment and means the amount of money you get back...   Learn More >
  • RT
    RT stands for 'retweet' in social media. A retweet on Twitter is when a user posts something...   Learn More >
  • SERPs Domination
    SERPs Domination is when a single website is returned for all the results on the first page for...   Learn More >
  • Share
    Sharing is a term mostly used in social media that is a softer way to talk about posting...   Learn More >
  • SM
    Social Media refers to websites entirely made up of user-generated content, in which users can...   Learn More >
  • SMM
    Social Media Marketing (or SMM) is the blanket term for any type of marketing using social...   Learn More >
  • Snapchat Memories
    A place on Snapchat where users of the platform can save snaps for later. Memories are only...   Learn More >
  • Social Media
    Social Media refers to websites entirely made up of user-generated content, in which users can...   Learn More >
  • Social Media Marketing
    Social Media Marketing (or SMM) is the blanket term for any type of marketing using social...   Learn More >
  • Social Proof
    A way of expressing that people like/agree with an action, often by using usage stats. For...   Learn More >
  • SP
    SP stands for Sponsored Post and means a social media post has been paid for by an advertiser....   Learn More >
  • Spider
    A spider is a type of bot deployed by search engines that crawls websites to index their...   Learn More >
  • Sponsored Post
    SP stands for Sponsored Post and means a social media post has been paid for by an advertiser....   Learn More >
  • Tracking Links
    A hyperlink that is designed to be easily trackable, often by adding UTM parameters, or else by...   Learn More >
  • Twitch
    A streaming social network type service, where users film themselves playing video games and...   Learn More >
  • Twitter Spaces
    Twitter Spaces is a live audio space that users can launch to talk to other people. It was...   Learn More >
  • User Experience
    UX is an abbreviation for User Experience, which means how easy and pleasing it is for a person...   Learn More >
  • UX
    UX is an abbreviation for User Experience, which means how easy and pleasing it is for a person...   Learn More >
  • Viral
    A piece of content that is shared a lot by individuals (without payment) in a short period of...   Learn More >
  • Viral Marketing
    Viral Marketing is where someone creates content so interesting that people share it widely for...   Learn More >
  • Vlog
    A video blog.
  • Vlogger
    A video blogger.
  • WOM
    Word Of Mouth (or WOM) in marketing means when people tell each other about a product/company...   Learn More >
  • Word Of Mouth
    Word Of Mouth (or WOM) in marketing means when people tell each other about a product/company...   Learn More >
  • YouTuber
    A user of the website YouTube as a creator - by uploading/managing videos, creating videos, or...   Learn More >

 

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