Influencer Marketing Management Agency

Our Managers Focuses on Influencers: The Ads of The Future.

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Influencer Campaign Management: $200/campaign + budget to pay the influencers ($200+)

influencer campaign management

You’ve heard about them, the Instagram promoters and YouTube experts who share products and reviews from, sometimes, massive brands. You probably think these Instagram promoters are out of your reach, too big to work with. I’m here to tell you they are accessible. Running an influencer campaign is not like running a TV ad campaign--any brand or even creative can use them for success. And with us, any brand or creative has access to top Instagram influencers. 

microbloggers

While some major (100k+ followers) influencers are pricey, micro bloggers, or micro influencers, are available to everyone. You just have to know where to look. And micro bloggers can be as effective as major ones, as they often have an even more loyal following. So, first we decide on major influencers vs micro bloggers, then Forge finds your top Instagram influencers, though we can venture onto other social media platforms. 

instagram promoters

Next we plan the campaign, sign the agreements with influencers, optimize everything tangential related to the campaign like the website and landing pages, and fill in the blanks. Top Instagram influencers will be touting your music, products, etc, in no time. In planning the campaign, we coordinate content and caption with your Instagram promoters.

Results you can expect from the campaign include increased streams/sales, increased web traffic, and an increase in legitimate Instagram followers. You get three influencers per campaign, meaning three Instagram promoters, promoting you. This leads to a huge boost for your career. 

 

The Forge Mission

The Forge Mission

Forge Collective's mission is to build the music careers of raw talent and seasoned artists alike, by using the media to get them more and more active actually working in music. 

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The Forge Vision

The Forge Vision

Forge's vision is to level the playing field for musicians and act as a great equalizer. Forge will make publicity accessible to those who couldn't otherwise afford it with innovative, lowered pricing models, payment plans, and a pay-per-feature option.

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Forge And Its Forger: The Story

The Forge Agency began in 2020 when founder Vince Martellacci pivoted slowly from tech marketing to music publicity. With a pit stop in Instagram marketing for music, he found his clients needed help getting featured in indie media. His "Eureka" came when he saw results like he'd never seen in social media in that life-changing first campaign. 

 As he saw the power of music publicity, Vince decided to transition to it full-time, and worked for free or at a loss to get his foot in the door. Now, he boasts 200,000 streams for his clients to date and over 50,000 monthly listeners. Believing so much in the business, he incorporated in 2021 and is now on the adventure of seeking funding. And Forge has grown! We now boast an organization of three, where months ago it was just one freelancer. Now it's a sales guru, a marketing expert, and a CEO. "Freelancer to SEO in Six Months," there's a self-help book in there somewhere.

Before he created one of the best indie music promotion services in San Francisco, Vince started out as an activist, where he learned how to run a project and an organization. Running a local-focused blog for his own side business, he was discovered, so-to-speak, by a realtor who put him to work writing for him. Vince then pivoted that into a content business, pivoting that into an Instagram business and finally into a full-fledged marketing business. 

 But in tech, Vince was not creatively fulfilled or happy with the ins. and outs. People say music and tech aren't as glamorous as outsiders think, but Vince would add that tech is more not-glamorous. Vince determinedly began trying his hand in music and found he was able to improve quickly and substantially--he had found his home industry. 

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Forge's Contact Info

vince@forgecollective.agency

925 993 7425 (text first)

37 Jalalon Place

Clayton, CA 94517

(East Bay)

@theforgeagency (IG/TikTok)

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FAQ

What has Forge done for other artists?

Most importantly, we’ve gotten over 100 features across all our clients in one year in operation. We have achieved a total of over 200,000 streams for our clients. We have gotten our clients over 50,000 monthly listeners

Which outlets can you get me on?

We pick a variety of blogs to reach out to based on the genre and community you want to be in, curating the perfect list with up-to-date databases, directories, and social media.

Discounts?

Equity discounts: For veterans, women, BIPOC, LGBT+  

Do You Take A Percentage?

Agency's like Forge charge a direct fee, while manager's take a percentage. We are paid through a direct fee, either all-upfront or with a down payment.

What should I promote?

Your most recent, or an upcoming release. Otherwise, your favorite of your recent releases or most streamed song are great choices.

Where's Vince In The Media?

Check Out Our Links

Vince on Launching a Freelance Career from Nothing (Podcast)

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4U7LzwlX34yYFLBsUwR6KL?si=orF4FxpEQJGkutNCdTr2fg

Vince on music marketing on the Autonomy Talent Podcast

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3azO7Rc2d4UON1u8ztRJh9

 Vince on running your music career like a business (Guest blog)

https://www.bongminesentertainment.com/how-to-run-yourself-like-a-business-as-an-artist/

 Vince on entrepreneurship and marketing (YouTube Show)

https://youtu.be/QtThkYpbVQY

 Vince on running a social media marketing agency (Blog post feature) 

https://outwittrade.com/how-to-start-a-social-media-marketing-agency#vince

Vince on goal-setting for Google Ads (Blog post feature) 

https://databox.com/google-ads-goals

Vince's top tip on landing pages (Blog post feature) 

https://databox.com/tactics-for-high-converting-landing-pages

Vince on effective team-building (Blog post feature)

https://enterpriseleague.com/blog/virtual-team-building-activities/

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