CLEVER & #CommitToChange: Making Our Hiring Data Transparent & Public

600 and Rising is a non-profit initiative formed in June of 2020 by a group of Black advertising industry professionals with a mission to advocate for and advance Black advertising talent. The group calls on agencies to #CommitToChange by increasing…

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Update: Our Actions Towards Social Change, Vol. 1

On June 9, CLEVER issued a statement regarding our commitment to social change. We continue to listen to the Black influencer community so that we can learn, grow, and make our company and industry a more equitable and inclusive place. We deeply…

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Stop Hate for Profit: Boycott Facebook, Not Influencers

CLEVER supports the mission of Stop Hate for Profit.

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MEET CLEVER INFLUENCER - Freddy Rodriguez

Freddy Rodriguez (BluePerk) is a lifestyle and fashion blogger, a CLEVER influencer, and "your new BFF."  As we celebrate Pride with National Give Out Day, we celebrate him and all of the LGBTQ+ influencers who create incredible content all year from a…

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MEET CLEVER INFLUENCER - Jon Bailey

Jon Bailey (2DadsWithBaggage) is a CLEVER influencer and travel blogger who, along with his family, shares stories about two dads raising two daughters in today’s crazy and wonderful world.  As we celebrate Pride with National Give Out Day, we celebrate…

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MEET CLEVER INFLUENCER - Alysse Dalessandro Santiago

Alysse Dalessandro Santiago (ReadyToStare) is a Midwest plus size fashion blogger, writer, designer, professional speaker, and CLEVER influencer.  As we celebrate Pride with National Give Out Day, we celebrate her and all of the LGBTQ+ influencers who…

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CLEVER and the Entire Influencer Marketing Industry Has Failed Black Influencers.

CLEVER's corporate values center around empowerment, authenticity, and excellence. We're great at talking about it, but we have categorically failed at BEING about it.

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MEET CLEVER INFLUENCER - Chris Rhodes

Chris Rhodes (SeeTheStarsAblaze) is a lifestyle blogger, proud trans guy, and CLEVER influencer.  As we kick off Pride with National Give Out Day, we celebrate him and all of the LGBTQ+ influencers who create incredible content all year from a place of…

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Black Lives Matter: CLEVER Network Statement of Intent

  Dear CLEVER Members, Earlier this week we sent a communication to all of our clients and partners making it unequivocally clear where we stand with regard to recent events in our country.

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Black Lives Matter: Our Call To Action

At CLEVER, our corporate values center around the ideas of empowerment, being authentic, and being exceptional. These are not words that scored the highest in a branding exercise. They are words borne out of our personal values and chosen together as a…

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