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influence

Astrology an ethereal fluid or occult power regarded as emanating from the stars and affecting a person's actions, future, etc.

Influence

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Astrologers often speak of the correlation between planetary positions and earthly events in terms of influence, as if the planets actually exert forces—analogous to gravity or magnetism—that cause a particular incident. If pressed for an explanation, however, the majority of professional astrologers would probably offer a different type of explanation, such as the Jungian notion of synchronicity.

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Next week, industry analysts identified as key SharePoint50 influencers will be revealed.
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For more information about the "Small Business Influencer 2011" awards, visit http://influencers.
Michael Jais, CEO of Augure, adds: "It's difficult for PR professionals to identify influencers within a given field, influencers who comment on that field and generate interaction and content sharing.
Leveraging its patent-pending technology to provide in-depth audience analytics across all social platforms and engage the most relevant accounts at scale, HyPR is making the manual and cumbersome acquisition of influencers for digital campaigns easy, scalable and intelligent.
We will sustain that momentum in our 2011 Summit and are looking forward to working closely with the key influencers in the community to build on this success.
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Combining in-house expertise with its proprietary database the agency is able to track the real-time status of influencers worldwide and pinpoint specific influencers for each campaign.
The dust is settling on what has been a dramatic shift in the PR landscape; the number of traditional media outlets has waned, and a new crop of influencers has emerged - bloggers, Twitterati, YouTube channel owners, vocal brand evangelists and loyalists and domain experts who have seized the communications freedoms afforded us by the social media world and become major forces of influence on purchasing decisions and brand awareness," says Patty Barry, principal at Matter.
The educational kit also provided response cards that encouraged influencers to order more brochure materials, additional kits and a free demonstrator insert (without progesterone) and applicator.
Another event, the Influencers Forum, will be organised on the sidelines of the summit and will feature more than 500 active Arab influencers on various social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.