Published in 2000, Malcolm Gladwell’s book The Tipping Point exposed how getting the right people to know about an idea or select teens to make a fashion statement can create a new trend. Gladwell did a great job outlining some examples, but his idea was far from original.
One of my favorite documentaries, The Century of Self, talks about how appealing to people’s emotions and ego will cause them to make certain purchases and the best way to do that is to partner with people they look up to or relate to.
The question is can you become someone who has an influence on others? I have worked with social media influencers for over a decade and I have learned a thing or two about what makes them influential. Read more on my Linkedin Article: How Do You Become an Influencer