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Dos and Don’ts of UGC Curation 2021 

Pixlee

Alo Yoga showcases Instagram posts from its customer community on-site, with shoppable tags for easy product navigation. To help you curate your UGC, Pixlee allows you to pick and choose from existing posts by your fans to find the content that is right for your brand. .

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Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

I can remember launching programs with images which highlighted communities and humans long before Facebook was ever a thought. Creating content that inspires, connects and converts is not an easy task. Even if your product or service is “sexy” it can be tough. It's even more challenging if your business is in a highly regulated industry such as healthcare, financial, insurance or government.

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Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

I can remember launching programs with images which highlighted communities and humans long before Facebook was ever a thought. Creating content that inspires, connects and converts is not an easy task. Even if your product or service is “sexy” it can be tough. It's even more challenging if your business is in a highly regulated industry such as healthcare, financial, insurance or government.

15 Reasons You Need to Stop Random Acts of Marketing & Social Media (RAMs) Now

Pam Moore

Social Profit Factor Training System + Member Community. FREE Webinar: Irresistible Content Marketing Curation and Creation . There you sit in the executive conference room watching everyone nod their heads about the latest idea from the new executive on the block. He or she has a new idea that is going to “save the company.”

How to Master Evergreen Content Marketing to Grow Your Business and Save Time

Pam Moore

Evergreen content is content that is timeless, sustainable and has a shelf life longer than the latest Facebook feature or favorite mobile application. It's then up to you to make sure you can convert a large percentage of that traffic into community members, new friends or even sales. We also provide 15 types of evergreen content you can start creating and implementing today to help you better connect with your audience, build community, increase brand awareness and increase sales.

Humanize It: 10 Tips to Make Your Tweets More Human

Pam Moore

Are your tweets helping you grow community and nurture relationships? How to become a curation expert by sharing 3rd party content. Tapping into the power of the OPC – other people’s content and community. Brand Humanization: Social Media Authenticity vs Transparency. Are you speaking to your audience in a way that they understand? When you tweet do people listen? Do they take action? Do your tweets help you increase brand equity, generate leads and sales?

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Top 5 User-Generated Content Tools of 2020

Pixlee

The idea of using user-generated content from your brand’s community goes beyond just re-sharing social posts from fans and followers on your social profiles. Even more, this content can then be used across other channels to engage and convert customers in an authentic and engaging way.

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How to Identify the Best Conversion Points on Your Website

Pixlee

Mobile ? Since 41% of consumers only need to see between one and four UGC reviews in order to be influenced to purchase, it’s a must-have to boost conversion rates while promoting an authentic community on your company’s site.

How User-Generated Content Can Reduce Bounce Rate

Pixlee

The page is not optimized for mobile. When there is a lot of UGC on your site, it improves the site’s trust and authenticity, serves as social proof , and may also increase engagement through people’s comments on other people’s reviews or your blog posts.

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Passion.com Review

SocialFish

According to a report from the Pew Research Center , in 2005, one in ten Americans report that they used an online dating site or mobile app to help facilitate their romantic involvements. No Mobile App. When it comes to building communities and connecting members, Passion.com is king.

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Social Media Stories: What Brands Need to Know About Ephemeral Content

Ignite Social Media

The feature was the first step towards community sharing on the app, allowing users to post public content for friends to view for 24 hours. Connect with audiences – The genuine and authentic nature of Stories gives brands an opportunity to build rapport and trust with target audiences.

What 777,367,063 Facebook Posts Tell Us About Successful Content in 2019 (New Research)

Buffer Social

Funniest Family Moments (Curating the best content from around the web). Play the long game by focusing on building an engaged community. Why it works: The Norfolk PD offers a variety of inspiring and funny content that caters to their local community. However, this number is expected to grow significantly in 2019 as people turn to authentic sources of information. Funniest Family Moments (Curating the best content from around the web).

23 Simple Ways to Increase Facebook Engagement (Free Calculator)

Hootsuite

The vast majority of people use Facebook on their mobile devices—a whopping 98.3 If you’re running out of original content to post, content curation can be a great way to share quality, informative content that gets your audience excited.

What a Modern Ecommerce Stack Looks Like

Pixlee

Platforms that will help you display the most authentic version of your brand as it shows through your customers’ vantage point. Your brand storytelling structure needs to be authentic to appeal to consumers and can go a lot farther than discounts on products. . It’s pivotal that your landing page features the best content available for conversion as well as user-friendly navigation and quick-loading, mobile-friendly elements. .

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B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices

Oktopost

For them, it’s a way to become thought leaders within their professional communities by sharing insightful and educational content provided by their company. Employees can carry your company’s message with an authentic voice, which makes them a trustworthy source. Mobile App.

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8 Instagram Features Perfect for Small Businesses

Later

Whether you want to strengthen your community, build brand awareness, or even make e-commerce sales, there’s an Instagram feature to help you achieve your goals. Instagram Live is a great tool for businesses looking to build meaningful connections with their online community.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

It was a powerful message that millions stood behind especially given that Nike donated $5 million to organizations advancing equality in US communities. Shape your social media stories around your supported charities, community activities and local causes. Live Streaming Gets Authentic. 2019 will see a demand for more authenticity and personalization. Takeaway: Embrace authenticity (and do it live). Curate the best entries and display them on your website.

The News Feed is Outdated: How Stories Changed the Way I Think About Social Media

Buffer Social

Right now, the standards we expect on the web are being re-written for mobile. And now, since Snapchat brought the stories format to prominence, we’ve seen its influence reflected across mobile, with many of the largest social/media products in the world implementing their own version. The News Feed is not a native experience on mobile. billion monthly active users and the biggest driver in revenue and user growth is on mobile. billion of them are on mobile.

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9 Popular Instagram Trends of 2019 (So Far)

Later

To help keep your business ahead of the game, we’re highlighting 9 of the biggest Instagram trends in 2019 we’re loving so far: Instagram Trends 2019 #1 : Posting More “Authentic” Content on Instagram. Being more “authentic” on Instagram has been on the rise for quite some time now – in fact, it was one of our top expert predictions for 2019 ! This isn’t to say that curated feeds are no longer “in.” If still not, then your mobile can’t handle some effects.

Instagram Tips for Creatives: Optimizing Your Instagram Portfolio

Later

If you’re an active member of a community that relates to your industry, you can now link to that account within your Instagram bio. For example, at Shutterstock Contributors , we receive tags from contributors linking to us in their bio, promoting that they are an active member of our contributor community. We love receiving these notifications, and it puts active members on our radar (so we can repost their content) and contributes to community, as we’ll discuss more in this post.

How Influencers Helped Generate $38 Billion in Sales on Singles Day

Pixlee

While 11/11 might be like the Superbowl meets Black Friday in terms of scale and quality of talent, everyday influencer programs derive success similarly to western brands: with real, authentic people sharing information on products they love. With numerous KOCs talking about and mentioning the product, it’s popularity grows in a more authentic way. China’s internet users have turned to mobile devices and spend most of their time online using their cell phones.

12 Brands on Pinterest with Awesome Marketing Strategies

Later

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! They even have a dedicated Pinterest board for their community.

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8 Popular Instagram Trends of 2020 (So Far!)

Later

Instagram Live broadcasts are one of the best ways to connect with your followers in a direct, transparent, and authentic way — especially when real-life get-togethers are impossible. Facebook Launches Messenger Rooms for Community-driven Group Calls: [link] ?? ? ?

Link Love Monthly: Best of February 2011

SocialFish

Clearly this is enough to keep y’all busy for a while, but if you want more SocialFish curated links, here’s the link to the feed to subscribe to Maddie’s Reader shares. Best Practices for Maximizing Mobile App Revenue (GigaOm). Creating Community on a Facebook Page (Debra Askanase). Beyond Positioning: Establishing Authentic Optimal Distinctiveness (CV Harquail).

How to Create the Perfect Social Media Marketing Mix

Rebekah Radice

You can’t influence anyone unless you build a solid community by sharing and enagaging with people #InfluencerChat. By 2020, only 15% of sales interactions will be outside of social, mobile, and video #influencerchat pic.twitter.com/2RnapMtVHr — Vala Afshar (@ValaAfshar) May 6, 2015. A3) Engagers are genuinely involved with their community. A6) Curating/Sharing other people’s content allows you to reciprocate on social media, which helps in relationship building.

How to Create Beautiful Instagram Stories (and 10 Amazing Templates to Use)

Buffer Social

Stories are an incredible way to connect with your audience in fresh and authentic ways. Take our community behind the scenes. We’ve used Instagram Stories to share how to curate content , set benchmarks , and much more. An Instagram Stories takeover has a nice advantage over a traditional Instagram post takeover, in that your guest can post as many stories as they like without filling up your nicely-curated gallery. Mobile apps: Storeo.

The Ultimate Guide to Pinterest Marketing 

Later

How to Curate Existing Pins That Support Your Brand Values. You can build a strong community that engages with your content, drive brand awareness, click-throughs, and ultimately product sales. And if you’ve nailed your Pin strategy, they’ll gradually be saved again and again, spreading across the Pinterest community. And considering that 80% of people currently use Pinterest on mobile, it’s definitely a good idea to optimize your Pins for views on-the-go.

10 Instagram Predictions to Fire-up Your Strategy for 2020

Later

Sarah Nicole added that by switching her thought process to “caption first, and image second,” it allowed her to be more journalistic in her approach, while being able to share more vulnerable and authentic moments of her life with her followers. .

12 Myths Holding You Back From Instagram

Later

So you can rest easy knowing that your posts won’t be banned from Instagram (as long as you follow Instagram’s Community Guidelines of course!). You’ll not only be able to up your frequency, but you’ll also be able to win back time that could be spent developing your strategy or growing your community! You can even curate a stunning feed with just user-generated content! . Could Instagram myths be holding you back from growing your business?

A Modern-Day Marketer’s Guide to Creating Epic Video Marketing Content for Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and More

Buffer Social

YouTube does all this with just mobile traffic! Snapchat Video is Raw, Authentic, and Going Mainstream. Create personal video content on Twitter and take the extra time to follow up in an authentic way. The video format supported for mobile apps are MP4 and MOV ( source ). Here’s an example of a video we captioned with Filmora that has now received more than 13,200 views on Facebook : Video editing essentials: Mobile apps.

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7 Instagram Influencer Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

Later

By partnering with relevant influencers who have an engaging and authentic voice, your business can reach so many more people and make real, lasting impressions. #1 By using a trusted and authentic voice to deliver your message, your business has the opportunity to create a story that makes sense for both your brand and resonates with your influencer’s audience. Looking for influencer marketing tips for the holiday season?

How These 5 Brands Are Acing Storytelling on Social Media

agora pulse

Curate user-generated content. Though Twitter removed moments for mobile devices last year, it’s still available for desktop. But only if you’ve connected it to your brand in an authentic way. Airbnb Stories contains sweet, funny, and remarkable stories from the Airbnb community. Let’s begin with a reality check: A whopping 74% of brands have no meaning in consumers’ lives. And why would they?

A Painless Guide to Social Media Marketing for Dentists

Sprout Social

The aim should be to appear as professional and authentic as possible. The Mouth Mobile kicked off its 2018 tour today in Augusta, GA. Your team members live in the same communities as your prospective patients, they love your practice and know how to reach out to your followers. Using employee advocacy tools like Bambu helps your employees curate and post content on their own personal social channels. By 2021 the dental industry is projected to be worth around $36.8

PBEVENT 2015: A Roundup of Tips and Advice Shared at the ProBlogger Training Event Sessions

ProBlogger

Community Management: Credit: Mick Russell. What small actions can you take to love and delight your community? Thanks to Tonya Grant from our Facebook community for that idea. Look in your blog community for people who have created challenges as part of the opt-in process. This is more authentic then stock photos. These are posts that curate photos from the Instagram community according to them. Work on mobile? credit: Mick Russell.

LinkedIn Opts for Readership While Periscope Goes for the Money | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

LinkedIn makes more UX changes by launching curated stories, Twitter gives Periscope additional monetization with pre-roll ads, and Instagram takes a new stand on fighting NSFW images in this week’s edition of Social You Should Know. Since Microsoft’s acquisition of the channel, LinkedIn has been making several changes to their paid content offerings, channel layout, and mobile user experience.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

Alexa is a social media, web, and ecommerce content curator who strives to cut through the noise while having fun. Her blog, Web Content Curator , covers blogging, book reviews, social media, and more. Her blog, She Geeks , covers education, mobile, social media, web, and technology. Her blog, Kommein , covers blogging, business, community management, social media, and more. Her blog, A Digital Girl , covers social strategy, Twitter, technology, mobile, and more.

16 Budget-Friendly Content Creator Tools

Later

If you prefer mobile-only editing apps for your photos, Tezza can make your photos feel warm and organic. Sign up for a free Later account today to preview your feed before you post, the best way to curate a gorgeous Instagram aesthetic! #13:

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How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

We don’t need AuthorRank to tell us that. While Authorship may have lost that visual touch, this minor change was done in an effort to improve mobile search results. Google provides a step-by-step guide to authenticating your authorship here and as outlined below: You can link content you publish on a specific domain to your Google+ profile. Jaclyn Freedman is the Community Manager for ClearVoice. This is a guest contribution from Jaclyn Freeman. Who are you?

The Top Twitter Updates You Need to Know: October 2020

Hootsuite

It became clear that Twitter’s image-cropping algorithm defaulted to preview white faces: Geez…any guesses why @Twitter defaulted to show only the right side of the picture on mobile? They are chosen by both Twitter’s curation team and by algorithms.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Now, authenticity and acknowledgement of shortcomings is an incredibly effective marketing and communications approach ( see Dominos, as I wrote about here ). Between the pre-set bots, and the humanoids who decide to act like 'bots RT anything if the right blog (or blogger) curates it … I unfortunately think the #'s would be huge. How many brands or people do you know who are truly authentic?