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Keeping up With the Consumer: Shoppable Influencer Content

“Couch shopping” is a thing. A BIG thing. And, it’s getting bigger.

As modern consumers continue to ditch brick-and-mortar stores in favor of online options, the shoppable social media trend is exploding. Audiences love to “shop-the-look” or “click-to-buy” from any platform, any time their interest is piqued. In response, brands are seeking creative ways to offer shoppers seamless social buying experiences.

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A coveted list honoring women in business who are reinventing, innovating, and disrupting the norm?

You know CLEVER is going to secure a spot!

We’re excited to share that CLEVER’s three founders—Kristy Sammis, Cat Lincoln, and Stefania Pomponi—have made 2017’s “Forty Women To Watch over 40” list, a nod to—and celebration of!— women who are pushing boundaries and challenging perceptions of what it means to be over 40.

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Meet CLEVER Influencer — Miranda Mendoza

October brings us falling leaves, cozy ‘fits, and Miranda Mendoza of Slashed Beauty—CLEVER’s featured influencer of the month! If you’re looking for fresh, creative looks and products that won’t break the bank (let’s be real, who isn’t?!), then Miranda is the one you’ve been looking for! Trust us. Slashed Beauty’s energetic and style-driven content gives its readers the inside scoop on what’s hot with easy-to-follow tutorials and tips & tricks to keep Read Full Post »



Validating digital marketing spend is difficult, yet brands continue to dedicate big budgets to influencer marketing efforts, hoping that their message reaches the right potential customers.

CLEVER INFLUENCER AUDIENCE TARGETING uses data to pinpoint exactly who your brand will reach through your CLEVER program.

Our new marketing intelligence engine allows CLEVER to start every program with your ideal influencer and her audience. This helps guarantee that your message reaches the right audience based on:


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New CLEVER! VP, National Sales: Kevin Van Lenten

We are thrilled to share the newest addition to our powerhouse team, Kevin Van Lenten, CLEVER’s new Vice President of National Sales. Kevin joins our industry-leading influencer marketing agency with an incredible track record of building high-growth businesses, catapulting companies of all sizes to monumental success.

Kevin’s outstanding experience and strategic vision will lead our elite, innovative, and goal-driven sales team, taking our powerhouse workforce to the next level.

Welcome, Kevin! Let’s make history. Read Full Post »


Killing Programmatic: CLEVER Featured on Adweek

Step aside, programmatic: #influencermarketing has it handled.

CLEVER’s feature on Adweek highlights what we have known for years: ONLY influencer marketing can promise an authentic message and brand safety.

To hear more from our founders on going viral, authenticity, and brand safety, head on over HERERead Full Post »


Calling All DREAMers!

Calling all DREAMers, friends of DREAMers, and supporters!

Do you know someone who needs to renew their #DACA? Mission Asset Fund is providing scholarships! Please spread the word and help encourage the DREAMers in your life to apply by September 29, 2017.

Head on over here for more information. 

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#WomenWhoLead: How CLEVER Is Encouraging U.S. Economic Growth

CLEVER is thrilled to be included in American Express OPEN’s blog post—Middle Market Firms: Business Leaders Weigh Economic Impact—as a women-owned, middle-market business that is encouraging U.S. economic growth.

Head on over HERE to check out insight from our founders that fueled our growth from bootstrapped startup to thriving, nationally-recognized influencer marketing agency.


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CLEVER Founder, Stefania Pomponi, for Forbes on Building a Thriving Virtual Workforce

If your virtual workforce checklist doesn’t include multi-round candidate vetting, a blend of high-tech and casual constant communication, and a shared language of “Office Astrology”—your remote team might not be living up to its full potential. CLEVER Founder, Stefania Pomponi, shares with Forbes her tips & tricks for building and maintaining a thriving virtual workforce—check out her industry-leading insight HERE!… Read Full Post »


Don’t Get it Twisted: CLEVER’s Director of Analytics for Huffington Post on Facebook & Influencer Marketing

NEWS FLASH, influencer marketing agencies: Facebook’s new capabilities offering brands the ability to boost influencer-generated content like ads isn’t the downfall of influencer marketing. It’s a sign that influencer marketing is on the rise—and everyone wants a piece of it.

Check out CLEVER’s Director of Analytics, Brandon Farely’s, OpEd for Huffington Post on why Facebook’s update is validation that influencer marketing works, contrary to what others might be telling you. 

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