How UGC Improves Ecommerce Website Accessibility 

Pixlee

Yet many users still feel sidelined on some websites – whether due to unfriendly brands, inauthentic marketing, and/or inaccessible content. Luckily, user-generated content (UGC) has turned the tables and allowed for real customer voices to be elevated online. UGC shapes accessible SEO.

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How BOPIS and UGC Go Hand in Hand

Pixlee

BOPIS cannot happen in the first place if a brand cannot convince potential customers to shop online. To build social proof in these customers and promote BOPIS, top brands opt to feature both user-generated content (UGC) across their marketing channels.

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Dos and Don’ts of UGC Curation 2021 

Pixlee

In today’s digital landscape, user-generated content (UGC) has become more important than ever as 64% of customers will not only value online reviews but will actively seek them out before making a purchasing decision. Treat UGC like any other piece of marketing content.

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5 Great Homepage Galleries Featuring Shoppable UGC

Pixlee

Shoppable user-generated content (UGC) is essential for any modern ecommerce homepage. UGC generates trust, helps drive organic product discovery, and helps brands keep their homepages up to date. By using UGC, online retailers can reduce bounce rates and improve their overall performance. Here are five of the best examples of homepages using UGC to great effect. Clothing brands are some of the most notable beneficiaries of user-generated content.

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Seven Ways to Increase Your Brand Influence

Webbiquity SMM

say strengthening their brand is a top business objective. However, while most focus on brand awareness, it’s crucial to understand that brand awareness alone doesn’t create conversions and sales. Become a Brand Influencer on TikTok, Instagram, or YouTube.

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

Pixlee

Stores across the country were forced to shut down physical operations as many states placed restrictions on indoor activities when COVID-19 struck. One answer is with user – generated content (UGC). UGC is 35% more memorable than other media, and 50% more trusted.

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10 Inspiring Examples of Amazing Brand Communities

Social Media Strategies Summit

Building a brand community isn’t about improving vanity metrics like engagement and follower count. According to a survey from Vanilla Forums , 58% of brands say their communities improve customer loyalty. So how has the company managed to build an engaged brand community ?

3 Ways Seasonal Brands Stay Active in the Off-Season

Ignite Social Media

For seasonal brands, one of the toughest times of the year is those off-season months when consumers aren’t really looking for the products and services they offer. How does a brand stay top of mind for their fans during these times of the year? Well, hopefully today we can shed some light on a few tips to help brands stay active in the off season. Focus on Brand Awareness.

New Social Media Report, and What About UGC?

Janet Fouts

The report is based on data from 357,000 public social profiles (171,000 Facebook; 134,000 Twitter; 52,000 Instagram) of continually active accounts. Why do people include a brand name in their social posts? Did you mention the brand? User Generated Content (UGC). According to the Sprout Social study, 41% of Millennials want to have their content shared by the brand, while only 23% of GenX and Baby Boomers do. UGC is being used by brands more and more often.

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5 Brands That Are Taking UGC to the Next Level with Product Page Visual Reviews

Pixlee

Brands are experiencing a paradigm shift as they move away from traditional marketing techniques and towards a more seamless omni-channel experience. User-generated content (UGC) has been at the forefront of this discussion as shoppers actively seek out brands that provide a personalized, transparent, and authentic experience. Here are three brands that are effectively using UGC on their product and category pages to inspire browsers to buy.

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4 Tactics to Influence Brand Loyalty through Social Media

Ignite Social Media

When we, as consumers, feel understood and cared for, a similar reaction occurs, resulting in our own loyalty to the brands that we feel really speak to us, and our wants and needs. It’s a lot easier, however, to understand why we’re loyal to the brands we choose, than it is to understand, as a brand, how to evoke that loyalty from your audience. Fortunately for you, we’re here to share with you four essential tactics to influence brand loyalty through social media.

5 Reasons Listening to Influencers Will Better Inform Your Content Strategy

Ignite Social Media

Of what use can influencers be to our brands? In efforts of helping you articulate the subtler advantages to be had through influencer cooperation, we’ve compiled this list of five surefire reasons that listening to influencers will better inform your own brand’s content strategy. From the relatively isolated vantage of the writer/brand, one might worry (or at least be unsure) about how or if they’re relating to their audience.

5 Brands Crushing Creativity on TikTok

Ignite Social Media

With its infinite scroll functionality, thumb-stopping content, and the high possibility of video virality, TikTok has taken the world by storm and it’s a no-brainer to infer that retailers and CPG brands alike should be thinking of ways to integrate the platform into their social media mix.

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Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content

Later

User-generated content (UGC) is a killer asset for brands and businesses looking to grow online. . UGC is an affordable way to share high-quality content that generates sales for your brand — it’s the social media equivalent of a word-of-mouth recommendation! . In fact, 55% of consumers trust user-generated content over any other form of marketing, making it a surefire way to boost your sales and improve brand loyalty. . Tips for Using UGC on Facebook.

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UGC and Social Hubs: #DigitalPR Chat with Alicia Whalen

The Proactive Report

Alicia has been an advocate of using consumer-generated content (UGC) in the PR and marketing mix for the last ten years. Here are a few stats that show why UGC is so important to the Digital PR mix: Fifty-nine percent of millennials say they use UGC to inform their purchase decisions about major electronics. Twenty-five percent of search results for the world’s 20 largest brands are links to user-generated content. Q & A on UGC and Digital PR with Alicia.

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UGC and Social Hubs: #DigitalPR Chat with Alicia Whalen

The Proactive Report

Alicia has been an advocate of using consumer-generated content (UGC) in the PR and marketing mix for the last ten years. Here are a few stats that show why UGC is so important to the Digital PR mix: Fifty-nine percent of millennials say they use UGC to inform their purchase decisions about major electronics. Twenty-five percent of search results for the world’s 20 largest brands are links to user-generated content. Q & A on UGC and Digital PR with Alicia.

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Design Agency vs User-Generated Content: Which is Better for Your Brand?

Pixlee

And while agencies are still playing a vital role in content creation, brands are getting creative with campaign creatives. While larger brands are sometimes able to create content in-house, it’s often time-consuming and expensive. Which Option is Better for Your Brand?

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How to Transform Your Customers into Brand Advocates

Pixlee

Building customer loyalty is critical to retaining customers, but it can also help convert new shoppers into loyal customers with the help of brand advocates. If you’re already measuring customer engagement , the next logical step is to turn highly engaged customers into brand advocates.

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The Complete Guide to Instagram Stories for Brand Marketers

Ignite Social Media

It’s no question that Instagram Stories have become a major component of every brand’s social media marketing strategy. Brands should be using the unique features of Instagram Stories to further engage their audience (i.e.

Unboxing Videos: An Ecommerce Brand’s Guide to Sourcing, Creating and Monetizing Unboxing Videos 

Pixlee

Unboxing videos, or videos that show customers taking a product out of it’s package and beginning to use it, are a goldmine for brands. This high-quality user-generated content (UGC) performs well, as 55% of unboxing video viewers surveyed claim the video convinced them to buy the product.

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How Brands Can Uniquely Be A Part of The Metaverse in 2022 

Pixlee

As marketers, we are constantly trying to innovate the various spaces our brands occupy to ensure maximum audience engagement and retention. A new renaissance period is emerging in technology and branding: Web3. Brand Marketing

5 Times Brands Used User-Generated Content to Build Inclusivity

Pixlee

As many as 70% of millennials will buy from one brand over another based on the diversity that’s represented in its ad content. One of the most effective ways to diversify your content organically is through user-generated content (UGC). KiraGrace’s Brand Story through Customers.

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Kraft’s Latest Campaign, #SendNoods, Put Buzz Before Brand Value

Ignite Social Media

The activation launched on National Noodle Day and lasted for six days, during which the company promoted the program on their social channels, through press releases , and with a digital commercial starring actor Vanessa Bayer. Off-Brand. Hopefully the brand will stop them.)

Why Brands Should Invest in a TikTok Strategy

Pixlee

Is your brand active on most social media platforms, but you’re not sure whether you should invest in a TikTok strategy , too? It currently has 689 million active users and this number is expected to surpass 1.2 Product-based brands have seen outstanding success on TikTok.

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9 Brands Driving Meaningful Change on Instagram

Later

We’ll let you in on a little secret: we love brands with purpose. Given similar price and quality, 91% of consumers are likely to switch to a brand that supports a good cause. Supporting a cause on social media helps humanize your brand and increase brand loyalty.

What’s More Important: Social Media Fans or User Generated Content?

agora pulse

There’s a new dilemma among social media professionals: S hould you focus on increasing your following or maximizing your user generated content (UGC)? Marketing pros are always striving to build bigger and better brands. A possible explanation is that strong (and prestigious) brands are often followed for self-presentation reasons, rather than for real interest in the brand.”. Avoid earning followers for brand vanity purposes. So, more fans or more UGC?

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Content for the Customer Journey – Phase V: Loyalty & Advocacy

Ignite Social Media

Once someone has converted, the next ideal step is for that customer to turn others on to the brand or product. Asking for user-generated content (UGC) from fans and sharing recommendations & reviews should be considered for customers in this stage of the journey. Ask for UGC. Use call to actions that encourage the customer to post with your branded hashtag or develop contests that reward people for their images.

The Social Hub Guide for Brands

Pixlee

Tracking posted content, checking branded hashtags, and displaying all your great social media content can be tedious and time-consuming when you’re juggling multiple profiles. The impact of user-generated content (UGC) has been proven over and over.

Three Key Reasons Why User Generated Content Works for Influencer Marketing

Talkwalker SM

Influencer marketing and user generated content (UGC) are rapidly becoming the most widely-used online marketing strategies. With rising rates of ad blocking, the adoption of mobile-first everything, social media app use, and declining rates of TV viewership, brands and marketers of all industries are realizing just how critical digital influencers are to an effective, comprehensive, and multi-platform marketing strategy. UGC Drives Purchase Decisions . UGC is Credible.

How Brands Can Achieve Higher Engagement on TikTok

Pixlee

Looking for some easy ways to improve your engagement rate and brand awareness on TikTok? We’ve got you covered with some valuable strategies successful brands on TikTok are already taking advantage of. Reshare user-generated content (UGC). Brand takeovers.

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How to 10X Your Facebook Sales (11 Strategies for Brands)

Hootsuite

billion active users , Facebook is the most visited social media site worldwide. And while the social network is known for encouraging interactions between family and friends, people (especially Generation Z) are increasingly using Facebook to interact with brands and make purchases.

12 Brands on Pinterest with Awesome Marketing Strategies

Later

Many brands on Pinterest are already tapping into its huge potential for marketing and growth. From creating engaging community-focused boards, sharing inspirational content, and optimizing Pins for driving sales and traffic, the best brands on Pinterest are savvy about how they post!

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Four Unique Brands to Learn From in 2020

Pixlee

Brand building is a demanding process – but it’s changing rapidly in 2020. A process previously handled entirely by the marketing team, 2020 has demanded that brands become more community-focused , even in brand communications. Brand Marketing

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2019 Influencer Marketing Trends for Brands

Pixlee

But there are key trends that brands should be aware of if they want to expand success in their influencer marketing strategy in 2019. In 2018, the network reached one billion monthly active users and is expected to continue to grow, according to TechCrunch. Also, the platform will continue to be the leading one for brand-influencer collaborations. In 2019, more brands will be able to show returns from Instagram, if they’re making the best use of the platform.

How to Use Esports Influencer Marketing to Boost and Promote Your Brand

Pixlee

For brands looking at social media channels to enhance their reach, esports has proven to be a massive opportunity. Can Non-Endemic Entrepreneurial Brands Use Esports Influencer Marketing? Your brand can approach the gaming world as a non-endemic brand in similar ways.

How to Build a Foolproof Brand Strategy for Ecommerce in 2022

Pixlee

Whether you’re a new startup or a seasoned company, this post will walk you through how you can build a wildly successful brand strategy for your ecommerce brand in 2022. What Defines an Ecommerce Brand in 2022? A strong brand has an active community of consumers.

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The Brand’s Guide to Getting Verified on Social Media in 2021

Pixlee

The coveted ‘blue check’ or verified symbol can play an integral role in a brand’s social media marketing strategy. Verification also serves as proof that your account is the real, certified account for your brand, eliminating any questions about potential fake accounts.

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How (and Why) You Should Attract Pet Owners to Your Brand

Pixlee

Whether your brand is selling products intended mainly for pets or not, attracting this potential audience to your company could unlock hidden revenue that your brand would otherwise miss. How can your brand appeal to these paw-rents? User-generated content is the perfect tactic for brands that want to feature pets and reach pet owners. With UGC, brands can highlight the ways pet lovers use products or services, whether the products are meant for pets or not.

How to Write the Perfect Instagram Caption for Better Brand Engagement

Social Media Strategies Summit

When it comes to using Instagram to market your brand, your follower count isn’t the be-all-end-all. Your Instagram captions are an opportunity to connect with customers and build brand trust and awareness. Clarify Your Brand Voice. Tag Users and Brands.

3 Social Media Promotions to End Your Fiscal Year

Ignite Social Media

For those brands who are getting ready to wrap up the fiscal year, it is time to take a final look at what we were able to accomplish. This content is shared with their audiences and can be shared on the brand’s channels as well. I would recommend choosing your most active channel with a strong following to execute this type of social promotion. One way to drive advocacy actions is through a UGC promotion.