Quote on influencing influencers by Jason Falls: "The placements come when you have the relationship, so treat them like a friend. Be helpful to them in ways that have nothing to do with your client or brand. Over time, those influencers will like and respect you for not trying to use them."
Quote on influencing influencers by Carrie Morgan : "Influencers have their own agenda and goals, the biggest of which is building a thriving community. Don’t expect to benefit from their community unless you are part of it first."
Quote on influencing influencers by Joan Stewart: "Show clients how to share the influencers' content, promote their books and speaking engagements, and comment on positions the influencers have taken on controversial topics. I receive dozens of pitches a week, and I prefer they come directly from the source, not from a PR person."
Quote on influencing influencers by @missusP: “Influencer relations isn't that different from media relations, or that different from relationships in general - you have to pay attention, be sincere, and give more than you expect to get.”