Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content


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! . Start leveraging the power of UGC and growing your business with our Ultimate Guide! . UGC Best Practices #1: Be Original with Your UGC. UGC Best Practices #2: Strive for Authenticity .

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3 UGC Marketing Trends on the Rise in 2018


As more and more brands realize that their core market is more likely to respond to social and digital messaging over more traditional means, more attention is being given to UGC marketing. Innovations in AI and machine learning will make it easier for brands to identify influencers, recognize images, and source the best UGC that can be used across all marketing channels. One use case for AI in the UGC marketing space is in influencer marketing platforms.

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Red Dress Collection Presented by Macy’s

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Most recently, our team braved the Blizzard of 2017 and ventured up to the Big Apple for our client, Go Red For Women, where we covered the Red Dress Collection Fashion Show presented by Macy’s. UGC Aggregator at the Venue. One of our favorite additions to this year’s event was the UGC aggregator that we created to engage the audience pre-show. UGC content was mixed with behind-the-scenes content our team was shooting as well as messages from sponsors and heart related stats.

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7 Tricks for Instagram Accounts with Low Engagement Rates


UGC is a great way to encourage your followers to engage with your posts. Because UGC isn’t created by your brand, users see it as more relatable and trustworthy. Using UGC also gives you a bit of a break from constantly creating new content ideas, and it might even provide you with some inspiration. To operationalize this, explore a UGC platform that not only helps you acquire this content but to also use it in multiple ways. And remember, UGC can be pivotal here.

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11 Creative Ways to Use Instagram Carousel Posts for Your Business


Check out how Later customer, Dermalogica uses carousel posts with UGC content to reveal before and afters, thanks to their customers’s at-home snaps: . How to Use Instagram Carousel Posts #10: Roundup Your User-generated Content (UGC). Alongside customer reviews, UGC is one of the most trusted forms of content that you can share on your Instagram account. . And what’s better than a single piece of UGC? Well, lots of pieces of UGC. .

15 Instagram Reels Ideas to Post Today


Goat Gouda, French Brie, Aged Gouda, Red Rock and Smoked Apple Cheddar?? Sharing user-generated content (UGC) is an awesome way to involve your audience and fill up your content calendar! Learn all about UGC best practices here. In need of some Instagram Reels ideas?

No-chella: Why Brands Need to Look Beyond Music Festivals for Community-Driven Success


Music festivals are a unique opportunity to guinea pig novel uses of tech – for example, given the high ticket price and general zeitgeist of Coachella, Childish Gambino had a safe bet to reach a large portion of the audience with an Apple-only Airdrop request. Coachella just wrapped its 2019 show, complete with an Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber surprise performance and an Easter Sunday sermon by Kanye.

Holiday Marketing Ideas: 6 Ways to Stand Out on Social Media this Season


There are plenty of ways to show your followers you care – for example, some brands use UGC (user-generated content) to give their customers a virtual shout-out. . This makes finding high-quality UGC for your customer appreciation campaign really easy! . Growing up I was never a fan of Apple Cider, but it’s like my mom always says…”time sure brings about a change”. The taste reminds me of a spiced apple pie with a hint of cinnamon.

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What the Facebook and Instagram API Changes Mean for You

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Because of these few bad apples, these Facebook and Instagram API changes are saying this to ALL third party tools. Many UGC and influencer marketing campaigns rely on easy monitoring features that third party tools provide. Remember when we social media marketers freaked out over the “ Facebook apocalypse ?” ” That seems sooooo Early 2018 now.

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What the Facebook and Instagram API Changes Mean for You

agora pulse

Because of these few bad apples, these Facebook and Instagram API changes are saying this to ALL third-party tools. Many UGC and influencer marketing campaigns rely on easy monitoring features that third party tools provide. Remember when we social media marketers freaked out over the “ Facebook apocalypse ?” ” That seems sooooo Early 2018 now.

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How to create a must-see social content strategy with trendspotting

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For example, marketing priorities for SaaS companies versus those in the gaming industry are apples and oranges. Let’s say there’s a particular type of post or content (think: influencers, UGC) that drives a ton of engagement.

6 Instagram Rules You Kinda Need To Know About

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Now you can repost UGC without breaking the rules! I’m pretty sure I’ve signed my soul over to Apple several times over by now. Truth time. Have you read the Instagram terms of use ? Be honest with me. Up until I sat down to write this post I hadn’t either… They aren’t exactly fun light reading.

Master the art of social media reporting (with our editable template)

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You can adapt our template based on your business and its preferred platforms in just a matter of clicks – just open in Adobe or Apple Preview to edit. Say which specific strategies you’re going to employ (UGC campaigns, influencer marketing, Facebook carousel ads and so on). Publish more UGC. Download our template (open in Adobe or Apple Preview to edit) and start putting together a social media report today!

How Domino’s Transformed Into An E-commerce Powerhouse Whose Product Is Pizza


Today, customers can order through Apple TV, Google Home, Amazon Echo, Ford Sync, SMS, Samsung Smart TVs, smartwatches, an in-app voice assistant, and other emerging platforms, as well as via Tweets, Slack, and Facebook messenger. Kyle Wong is the founder and CEO of Pixlee , a UGC visual marketing platform. This article originally appeared in Forbes. When you think about best web experiences, you probably don’t think of pizza companies first.

What Influencers and Brands Should Takeaway from the #WWDC Conference 2019


WWDC this year brought a lot to the influencer and UGC space – and not just with Photos app updates. We’re going to dive into some of the highlights from the keynote that directly affect the UGC market and Instagram influencers, and how to make the most of these new software upgrades. Apple has overhauled its detection and scanning technology. via GIPHY Courtesy of Apple. With dynamic portrait lighting and high key mono- Apple declared the iPhone the king of selfies.

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The Top 20 Brands to Watch at NRF 2019


To prep for the Big Show in the Big Apple, we’ve curated a must-watch list of some famous incumbents and brilliant upstarts that are bringing a fresh take to retail in 2019. Cole Haan uses UGC to keep an audience focus on their website and to help drive more sales. . Are you as excited as us for the NRF EXPO in New York? With dozens of sessions to attend and industry speakers, your time is at a premium.

Create your social media campaign plan for 2019 (with editable worksheets)

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Click the button below to download our editable worksheets for your social strategy (just open in Apple Preview or Adobe to edit!). To help make the campaign planning a bit easier, we’ve constructed campaign planning worksheets (editable in Apple Preview or Adobe) for social marketers to use that align with where their customers are in each stage of the buyer’s journey. <p Empowering customers via user-generated content (UGC). Welcome to planning season!

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Good Instagram Captions


TOP NOTES-Bergamot, Apple Blossom, Raspberry, Italian Lemon. Branded hashtags are a way for your “fans” to share with their followers how they are already engaging with your brand, and for you to inspire user-generated content (UGC). Writing good Instagram captions can be really hard. Should your Instagram captions be funny? Serious? Inspirational? Should you use emojis and hashtags? And what about your call-to-action?

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

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Lastly, if you’re using Instapaper in the Apple/iOS ecosystem, it can stream saved videos to your TV using AirPlay.” — Re/code. Integrate user-generated content (UGC) into websites, microsites, ad units, digital screens, projector walls, and elsewhere. Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

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Weve all heard the buzz around UGC and UCM - User-generated content and Consumer-Generated Media - but this is far [Read More]. Will We See an Apple TV SDK at WWDC? Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « links for 2007-12-29 | Main. links for 2007-12-30 » Saturday, December 29, 2007. Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader.