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Clutch Gets Crazy-Transparent about Working with Creators

Posted Under: Social Pros Podcast
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Daniel Lemin

Convince & Convert

Hannah Tooker


Leanna Pham

Convince & Convert
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We are delighted to welcome Madison Long, CEO and co-founder of Clutch, onto this episode of Social Pros.

Building Bridges Between Brands and Creators

Are you looking to creators to add that extra dimension to your social strategy?

On this episode, our guest Madison Long, CEO and co-founder of Clutch, bridges the gap between brands and creators and explains how their relationships can breed success.

She talks about what brands need to know before teaming up with creators, how to set themselves up for and measure success and lifts the fog around pay rate and budgets.

Plus, she shares her views on why influencers aren’t the only creators to consider and how to leverage short-form video.

In This Episode:

  • 0:00 – Introduction
  • 2:39 – Introducing Madison Long
  • 4:09 – Explaining Clutch
  • 5:34 – How their process works
  • 9:33 – Managing engagement expectations
  • 11:55 – Questions brands should bring to the table
  • 16:15 – Helping brands and creators measure success
  • 19:34 – What should brands/creators have in place first?
  • 26:32 – Helping brands identifying their TikTok strategies
  • 31:19 – The final two: Madison’s advice for social pros

Quotes From This Episode:

“People are using short form video platforms as ways to search, find answers to things and learn.” Click To Tweet

“Start putting yourself out there. Break through the fear of failure and figure out what you really love.” @madisonl0ng

“Clutch is a marketplace that connects emerging brands to next-gen creators. We provide a platform that vets really talented creators and connects them to brands that are looking for help with their organic marketing channels.” @madisonl0ng


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