How to Curate a Stunning Instagram Feed with User Generated Content

Later

Leveraging user-generated content (UGC) on Instagram can be the key to curating a beautiful Instagram feed. . We’re running through how to strategically use UGC to create a stunning Instagram feed — plus we’re sharing some time-saving hacks and tools along the way: .

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

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. Store and repurpose content for later reposting.

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

Finding, curating, and sharing valuable content is a very time-consuming process. Content curation is the process of filtering through huge amounts of content from different online outlets to find the best content to share with your social media audience.

How to Visually Plan Your Instagram Feed

Later

If you’re looking to convert your viewers into followers, putting time aside to plan your Instagram feed in advance is a worthwhile investment! Some of the best brands on Instagram have gorgeous, curated aesthetics that show off their unique style — and that isn’t by accident.

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How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

SocialFish

However, Google did not have to create all of this content but rather just curate it for others. Content curation surrounding plumbing topics will help you spread the word about your store, get more calls and maybe even improve your search engine ranking. Curate.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Content curation describes the act of searching the web for awesome topics, blogs, quotes, news articles, videos, images, or other forms of content to share with your audience. The “art” of content curation, as I like to call it, is a lot more challenging than it may seem.

Facebook Marketers are Already Fumbling News Feed Change

Jon Loomer

It’s been a little over a week since Facebook announced the latest news feed change intended to surface more content from friends and less content from brands. In that time, it’s clear marketers are setting the groundwork for future news feed changes.

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How to Use Anders Pink for Content Curation

Razor Social

If you’re looking for an effective way to streamline the content curation process, then this one is for you! Whether you are a content marketer or a social media marketer, you know how much time and effort it takes to find, curate, and share valuable content.

Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

Buffer Social

Curating top content from around the web is a great strategy to increase your social media reach. For example, we grew our Facebook reach tremendously with high-quality content from third-party sources. But where do you start with curation? With our community’s help, we put together an ultimate list of content curation sources across multiple industries. I hope you’ll find some great websites for your content curation strategy.

3 Top Challenges Facing the Social Content Curator

Socialmedia.biz

Today’s thought leaders cannot be successful without smart sharing of great content published by others. Curation is essential for cementing your views, growing your audience, building relationships and expanding your message. Post by Adi Englander.

6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se. By the way – I am currently using Feedly, but only reluctantly, and I’ve discovered I was tired of reading what I was reading, so culled it down to around 30 blogs.

Sendible – Content Curation Suggestion Feature

Proactive Report

Content curation is a vital part of social media content strategy. A healthy curation strategy can position your brand as a thought leader. 85% of curators say establishing thought leadership is their main objective. I know where to look for the content.

The Secret to Instagram Success: Square’s Community Curation Strategy

Buffer Social

But those that do find that there is an unlimited supply of engaging content ideas to share across social media. Source high-quality user-generated content. User-generated content comes in all shapes and sizes. This post is part of our Instagram Marketing Strategy series.

Why Human-Curated Content Outstrips Computers Every Time

Convince & Convert

to discuss the undeniable power of excellent curation, delivering content to users that is perfect for the moment, and what makes people hit the “share” button. From Cision , a free ebook called Power Your Story: Content Marketing Essentials. The RSS feed is: [link].

Video Curation, It’s All About the N3TWORK

Janet Fouts

We all love videos and sharing content that we find which resonates with us right? Wow, tons of content, and that’s only on YouTube, but finding the best is like a needle in a haystack sorta thing. Social Media Networks Video curation featured video YouTube

3 Pinterest Content Curation Ideas to Help your Brand

Devumi

Pinterest content curation may just be the easiest way that you increase exposure for your brand, reach relevant new followers, and create streams of information that people come back to again and again. What exactly is Pinterest content curation?

How to Curate 6,000 Pieces of Content This Year

Convince & Convert

Todd Wheatland, VP of Marketing at Kelly OCG, joins the Social Pros Podcast from Content Marketing World in Sydney, Australia this week to discuss producing massive amounts of relevant content, curating your personal brand, and how to get your followers to share your content.

The Secret to Instagram Success: Square’s Community Curation Strategy

Buffer Social

But those that do find that there is an unlimited supply of engaging content ideas to share across social media. Source high-quality user-generated content. User-generated content comes in all shapes and sizes. This post is part of our Instagram Marketing Strategy series.

Could Our Future Personal Digital Assistants Curate Social Media For Us?

Forbes Social Media

Could our personal digital assistants of the future wade through the vast social wasteland on our behalf, tracking down content and curating a specialized feed that represents what we want to see, not what social platforms want us to see and even shield us from hate

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more. I think this could be the beginning of the end for the RSS feed.

Content Curation Tips: 6 Places to Find Content to Share on Social Media

Writtent Blog

75% of marketers don’t have the time to create custom content. According to the experts at Curata, time and resource constraints are a major barrier for many companies who want to build a content empire, but lack the time. That’s enough content to fill a 25-million page book!

Force Feed

Twist Image

These are a group of people who spend their days curating and creating stories that should be brought to my attention. It's the kind of stuff that lets the ugly side of opinions (which they see as news) seep into the feed and, to a certain degree, you see sides of people that you had never known (no matter how long you have known them). The other day, Facebook announced changes to the news feed. They also launched a News Feed Values to better explain their positioning.

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The Conundrum of Content

Direct Marketing Observations

Others are getting my good content. Or maybe I should just say they are getting my content, whether it’s good or not, well that’s in the eyes of the reader now isn’t it? Being a content producer is brutal, it’s hard and it never ends.

Do You Know When to Create and When to Curate?

Convince & Convert

Paul Haskell , Social Media and Content Marketer at Omaha Steaks , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss curation versus creation on different platforms, success in visually focused social media platforms, and the culture at a family-owned company. The RSS feed is: [link].

How the Very Best Content Curation Is Done on Social Media [SSM002]

Buffer Social

For us, Moz’s Rand Fishkin and his enjoyable, educational Twitter feed is right near the top. Rand shares all sorts of content on marketing, SEO, technology, and startups, and he does so with a fine eye toward curation. How does he go about his content curation?

Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

How curation changes our lives: I recently went down to the war museum at Duxford for the second time this year to celebrate a family event with my parents and my son. How much more content is being produced already which isn’t being curated and tagged, and therefore lies undiscovered?

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. It’s both as simple and as difficult as finding great content and sharing it with your audience.

Social Media Trends 2012 – Content Curation in PR

Proactive Report

In her post about social media trends in 2012 Beverly Macy says content curation is important because people want to know what’s important and they want to discover interesting and relevant content. ” There are already a slew of tools that enable curation of content.

Five content marketing tricks of a great social media consultant

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s five content marketing tricks to improve content marketing initiatives. As in most professions, an experienced social media consultant knows certain tricks of the trade to content marketing work better, faster, easier. Trick 2: Repurpose content.

Travel Brands that Are Doing Social Right

Ignite Social Media

Yes, their main feed is chock-full of stunning imagery, but they also share great content on Instagram Stories and IGTV that gives travelers the inside scoop on their next trip that they crave. A key part of our social strategy is the curation of UGC.

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

Buffer Social

The News Feed is outdated and stories are becoming the default for content consumption. Facebook, for example, didn’t invent the vertical scrolling feed. Medium orders your homepage based on content you’ve read/recommended in the past.

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How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Buffer Social

As social media marketers, we spend a lot of time on Facebook, managing our Pages , engaging our fans , finding good content , and creating ads. 4 Key Areas of Your Facebook News Feed to Customize (and How to Customize Them). News Feed. View other feeds.

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How to Legally Repost User-Generated Content on Instagram

Later

Wondering how to legally repost user-generated content on Instagram? If you want to start curating your Instagram feed with user-generated content (UGC), it’s important to understand the rules — so that you can protect your brand and treat your community of creators fairly.

The Top 100 Blogs to Curate for Social Media Power Users

Buffer Social

Looking for some fresh content to curate and share on social media? With so many blogs to choose from , the challenge can sometimes flip from finding content to share to choosing which content to share. The Top 100 Blogs to Curate for Social Media Power Users.

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! . on their feeds! .

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How to Create Authentic Instagram Content

Ignite Social Media

As marketers, it’s easy to get caught up in the cycle of pushing your brand’s message with the same content that you’re using for other marketing channels, but that doesn’t always work on Instagram. So how do you create authentic Instagram content? Creating Authentic Instagram Content.

Could Personalized Content Moderation Be The Future Of Healthy Social Media?

Forbes Social Media

In an ever more personalized and customized world, in which algorithms curate individualized feeds for us, could personalized content moderation offer a solution to digital toxicity

Instagram is bringing the algorithm to its feed, but don’t panic yet

Unmetric

In a blog post , the social network mentions that users miss almost 70% of the content on their feeds and to improve user experience, the new curated feed is being brought in. As always, good content can do so much for your brand that promoting never can.

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3 New Apps You Should Use for Social Content Creation

Ignite Social Media

Photography and content apps are a dime a dozen in your App and Google Play Stores. But there are some apps that stand out from the crowd, and by default, make your content infinitely better and more engaging. You have a lot of content to create.

How to Share an Instagram Post to Your Story (+ Design Hacks!)

Later

Being able to share an Instagram post to your story is a great way to boost engagement on your posts and easily share user-generated content. Sharing an Instagram post to your story is a great way to gain valuable extra exposure for your content. .