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Why Influencer Marketing is Key to Growing Your Retail Business in 2021

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Influencer marketing has emerged as a powerful force for businesses across many industries, and the relationships that brands can build with influencers can create irreplaceable value when executed well. .

What is a Social Media Coach: An Interview With Natali Chanany

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Social media marketing has matured and changed since the early days of Facebook. Creating a social media presence has arguably more nuance now than it ever has before. Enter Social Media Coaches. .

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7 Marketing Ideas For Hospitality Brands During A Travel Lull

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Travel and hospitality brands have faced one of the biggest challenges yet: 2020. After years of growth, fueled by influencers and social media, the travel industry has taken a significant hit. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t hope. .

Video Marketing in 2020: How Brands Can Use Short-form Video to Succeed

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As more people engage with brands, businesses, and creators through digital channels, marketers are funneling their efforts to utilize short-form videos in their marketing campaigns. . When 4.57

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

7 Tools to Become a Better Influencer

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Whether you’re a full-time influencer or looking for a cool side-hustle that leverages your social media channels, growing your influencer status starts with having the right tools.

Bring Social Offline with Pixlee’s In-Store Download Feature

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As some retailers begin to reopen in specific locations, brands are looking for ways to bring engaging user-generated content to their in-store displays and print. After months of shopping online, customers have grown accustomed to interacting with user-generated content and influencer campaigns.

The Top Influencer Marketing KPIs

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Influencers have become commonplace in the marketing content mix – they can offer social proof and unique access to niche communities that brands would otherwise find inaccessible. But like every marketing strategy, proving success of a campaign, program or channel is critical.

Scaling Permission With Creator Content

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Social media has completely changed how content is created and shared. But proper attribution and copyright have struggled to keep up with the viral nature of social content. Unsurprisingly, creators really want to be credited for their work.

How to Create an Adaptable Content Strategy with User-Generated Content

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The new year is coming up, and most of us are eager to turn a new page. 2020 has taught us that it’s not always possible to plan life too far ahead—but this shouldn‘t stand completely true for your yearly marketing strategy.

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How to Measure Customer Engagement and Why It’s Important

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The digital era has brought about a significant shift in how successful companies promote themselves. They’re replacing traditional models of advertising in favor of a more holistic approach.

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

3 Reasons Why TikTok is Pivotal for Influencer Marketing

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TikTok influencer marketing has gained significant traction since it’s founding but has truly skyrocketed in 2020. While the platform began as a music and dance video app for teenagers, it has grown recently, and now plenty of adults, brands, and businesses have a presence on the app too.

How Pixlee Improves Your Email Performance With User-Generated Content

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The first email marketing campaign was in 1978. It went out to 400 people and generated $13 million in sales, according to TowerData. Decades later, email marketing still generates the best ROI of any channel.

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5 Post-Lockdown Influencer Marketing Trends

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Influencer marketing in 2020 looks very different than it did even one year ago. Now, compete-the-look images feature a mask and hand sanitizer.

What are Instagram Reels? Plus 3 Brands Winning with Instagram Reels

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Instagram Reels are a new Instagram feature that allows users to make short, captivating, and fun video clips to entertain or attract new followers.

What Gen Z NEEDS From Brands

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Now more than ever, it’s critical for companies to take the time to understand their customers. Transparency and authenticity are hugely important to today’s consumers, and brands who don’t work to understand their audience risk not only losing sales but facing powerful backlash from customers. .

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Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

5 Times Brands Used User-Generated Content to Build Inclusivity

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As many as 70% of millennials will buy from one brand over another based on the diversity that’s represented in its ad content. Inclusivity needs to be not only a goal in marketing but a priority. .

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The 2020 Black Friday Cyber Monday Ecommerce Checklist

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Even with myriad unprecedented events in 2020, ecommerce has grown significantly. And while many brands were already thriving online, late arrivals to the ecommerce scene are catching up quickly.

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Five Ways to Make Your Next Marketing Campaign More Diverse

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Gen Z is the most diverse generation yet, and it’s no surprise they expect to see themselves represented in marketing content. But, it’s not only the newest generation that cares about inclusive marketing.

4 Brands Embracing Diversity in Their Content

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Inclusive marketing is more than just a buzzword. Brands who embrace diversity in their campaigns, content, and hiring practices are representing a wide range of races, genders, orientations, and abilities, to name a few things.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

How to Use Pixlee to Get Deeper Instagram Analytics

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Instagram is one of the top social media channels for brands to engage with fans. But monitoring engagement and growth on that channel alone can be time consuming.

Social Media Engagement: 5 Revamped Tricks for Brands

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Social media engagement is a critical indicator of health for community-driven brands. And with more people using social media to connect with brands than ever before, social media engagement should be increasing, right? But as volume increases, so does the need to stand out from other brands.

5 Ways Fitness Brands Can Appeal to the Work-From-Home Crowd

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Public spaces that were once filled with crowds and camaraderie have largely shuttered in 2020, with an uncertain timeline for return. But people still seek ways to stay in shape – even if that means reconfiguring their workout regimen.

Social Media Tactics that Cut Through the Noise

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The social media landscape is changing rapidly, as are the social media tactics brands use to stay in touch with their fans. Just when you’re on top of your game, you might need to go in a different direction to maintain your success.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

UGC + Social Distancing: Bringing the In-Store Experience Online

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Stores across the country were forced to shut down physical operations as many states placed restrictions on indoor activities when COVID-19 struck. The business impact of the pandemic means that consumers are shifting more of their time online.

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Email Marketing: How to Convert Without Discounts

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One of the most profitable selling tools, email marketing offers a high-value connection between marketers and clients and will likely be relevant for decades to come.

How to Prepare Your Brand to Get the Most Out of BFCM in 2020

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Two of the most important days for any brand are quickly approaching – Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM). These are the two days where people do the most shopping – in 2019 over 189.6 million people shopped during this extended holiday weekend alone, more than any other year. To get the most out of this shopping holiday, you need to prepare your brand.

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How to Attract Diverse Brand Advocates

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Your brand exists in a world of diversity, and it’s time for your marketing to reflect this. Focusing on inclusive representation will build stronger relationships with consumers and increase your revenue.

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How 3D Modeling Works In Tandem With User-Generated Content

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Creating the best user experience on an ecommerce website means the content has to be relatable, authentic, and informative. But for customers to convert, they need better context for products that many sites lack.

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The Top Ecommerce Tools in 2020

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Online shopping has been growing for the last several years, but with the drastic changes to daily life and new regulations on in-store shopping in 2020, ecommerce has accelerated even more. Using the right ecommerce tools is key for running an effective online store.

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The Top 5 Social Media Tools in 2020

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Social media tools help marketers and creators get the most out of social platforms. The right social media tools in 2020 help improve your reach and engagement, but also create valuable moments of community and conversation.

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Influencer Fraud: Does It Still Exist in 2020?

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Influencer marketing is here to stay, regardless of travel and in-person events. Influencers provide a trustworthy connection with their fans, which brands can use to foster better connections with their audience.

TikTok Marketing for Video-Obsessed Marketers

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TikTok marketing is one of the top new tactics for video-obsessed marketers to try in 2020. Even if you’re a little late to the social media party and just learning how to use TikTok for marketing, understanding this channel isn’t difficult. .

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7 Ecommerce Updates You Probably Missed in 2020

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Sifting through the news cycle of 2020 to find important ecommerce takeaways hasn’t exactly been easy. Meanwhile, the world of ecommerce has seen some transformational changes as online shopping increased.

Why Social Commerce Will Rule 2020

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As social media matures, its capability grows as well. Now, businesses aren’t just using social media to connect with customers and drive traffic to their sites. Instead, they are building deeply impactful social relationships on the networks with their community. And that relationship, combined with the resulting user-generated content is translating into a powerful impact on revenue. Many know this concept as social commerce.

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How to Make Your Brand More Diverse

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The desire for diverse and inclusive branding isn’t new, but it’s become abundantly clear that today’s consumers want — and expect — brands to highlight real people who display the full spectrum of races, ethnicities, orientations, and abilities.

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Pixlee Joins the New Shopify Plus Certified App Program

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We’re thrilled to announce that Pixlee is joining the new Shopify Plus Certified App Program as the very best UGC and influencer partner for brands using Shopify Plus. This certification reflects Pixlee’s dedication to building incredibly valuable solutions for the biggest and most successful brands in the world, according to Shopify Plus. Pixlee’s Shopify Plus integration enables brands to seamlessly tag and publish shoppable social galleries tied to products across all marketing channels.

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The State of Paid Social in 2020

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2020 has presented some unique changes to the way brands engage both organically and through paid social. With shifting budgets, content changes, and messaging rifts, marketers have had to embrace agility. And while many budgets have been shifted online, paid social has remained an interesting indicator of the state of marketing. These statistics on the state of paid social in 2020 help shed light on trends that are impacting brands, consumers, and the state of the world as we know it.

7 Ecommerce Email Templates to Boost Conversions

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One of the most daunting goals of an ecommerce email marketer is to improve email performance. What can often feel like a zero-sum game between database subscriptions and conversions, finding the right balance that engages your subscribers without pushing too many away is a challenge. But in 2020, engaging your audience digitally is crucial. According to a Tagalys report, 81% of ecommerce businesses say that emails help in customer acquisition and better subscriber engagement.