Frequently Asked Questions
What is Giden?
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Giden is a creator content marketplace that connects suppliers from the home furnishing industry with interior professionals and home influencers to form content collaboration. We simplified the process for both parties to connect, communicate, and collaborate all in one platform.

For suppliers, you get to take control of your influencer marketing & customer relationship. For creators, you get paid to create authentic content your audience will love. 

How do I pronounce "Giden" ?
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Don't worry, we are not offended! We get this question a lot. It is pronounced as "gai-den" :)

Why did you start Giden?
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We started Giden because there's we want to take the home industry to a better place with technology. You and read more about our stories in the About Us page.

What is a "campaign" ?
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A campaign is referring to when a brand post

How much does it cost for me to start a campaign on Giden's platform?
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It's completely free for any suppliers to start unlimited campaigns on Giden's platform. You charge a SaaS pricing for you to use our tool. Reach out to us today to learn more about our pricing.

I want images for my product, who creates them? 
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The creators in our platform will create the photos. If you are looking to work with an interior designer, they will usually partner with an interior photography to take the photos for their finished projects.

I want videos for my product, who creates them?
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The creators in our platform will create the video content and they are also in charge of editing the footage if you are requesting them to do an Instagram Reel / TikTok content.

I want to take the content and run it as ads, can I do that?
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For sure! To use creator's content, you will have to pay a content licensing fee. You can refer to creator's media kit pricing to see how much they charge. Typically photography licensing is anywhere between $100 - $150 / image and video will various by person.

Do you only focus on Instagram, what about creators on TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest and Facebook?
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We currently only support Instagram analytics. TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest, and Facebook creator analytics will be available respectively in Q1-Q2 20222.

Who owns the content rights?
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The creator owns the content rights unless you request to purchase from them to use.

What type of incentives can I give creators in my campaign?
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You can either give product gifting, product discount, paid, affiliate revenue share, or a combination of multiple incentives when you are creating your campaign in Giden's campaign management tap.

I am looking to launch my new product line, will Giden be able to help me?
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Absolutely! In fact, this is one of the most popular reasons why suppliers are working with us. You get to connect with a pool of vetted creators or you can import your own grassroots community to learn more about their social influence and historical project styles to find the right partners for your successful product launch. Boom a demo with us today to see how you can utilize our campaign creation feature

I am looking to amplify content assets for one of my most popular products, will Giden be able to help me?
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For sure! For this goal, we would strongly suggest working with nano and micro influencers that have followers within the 3K to 25K range. This is the most cost-effective way for you to increase your content assets without breaking the bank. Boom a call with us today to see how you can utilize our creator management feature.

Have additional questions? 
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Email us at suuport@giden.co we are always happy to answer any questions you have! 

How many followers must I have to be accepted by Giden?
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You need to have at least have 3,000 followers on your Instagram business account to be accepted as Giden's creator. We go through a careful selection process to make sure our vetted creators will benefit from our platform. If you don't have 3,000 followers yet, we would still encourage you to apply. We do make exceptions for creators that have demonstrate high engagement with her followers and wanting to build her personal brand. We also have a private Facebook group that you can join where we share tips and tricks with creators on a daily basis.

What kinda of compensations will I be getting as a creator?
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It various brand by brand, product by product. You can expect to see product gifting, product discount, affiliate revenue share, content licensing and cash compensation collaborations in our platform.

Which brands do you have on your platform?
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We only focus on bringing curated consumer and trade brands in the home industry. The type of brands will include furniture & decor, lighting, paint, fixture, hardware, flooring, surfaces and many more.

How much does it cost for me to be on your platform?
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It is completely free for Creators to be on our platform! We are here to support you to earn more passive income with brand collaborations. For every successful collaboration that we help you achieve, we will take a small commission fee to help sustain our platform and create more feature for you to use.

Do you only focus on Instagram, what about TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest and Facebook?
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We currently only support Instagram. TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest, and Facebook will be available respectively in Q1-Q2 20222.

I don't know how much I should set for my media kit pricing, do you have any idea how?
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Check out this blog How to set your media kit pricing? Home & Garden creator edition where we walk creators on how to set up your media kit pricing and which types of collaborations you can include in your offerings.

I am very new to content creation, do you have any tips for me?
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Check out our blog How to start monetize my social media channels where we summarize our research and experience into helping your become the best creators that all brands want to work with. Remember, the most important step is to start, the rest will follow! :) 

I have an exclusive deal with a fixture brand, will other flooring brands see that?
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All the collaboration information is between you and the brand you partner with. No other brand will be able to see that. If during the time of collaboration you can't collaborate with another flooring brand, we have an option in our tool that allows you to put yourself "unavailable" for flooring collaborations.

Have additional questions?
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Email us at suuport@giden.co we are always happy to answer any questions you have!