What to Look for in an Instagram Posting App

agora pulse

Another feature that is important to me is a profile view, meaning I want to see how all the posts will look visually in my feed. Sharing UGC. Some businesses thrive by posting UGC (user-generated content). It’s a lot like what retweeting is to Twitter.

What Wendy’s Twitter Account Can Teach Us about “Doing Social”

agora pulse

As it turns out, the very best thing about Wendy’s may not be their burgers, but their Twitter account. Wendy’s Twitter has gotten a ton of attention and gained notoriety for their distinct brand voice that includes constant zingers to users and competitors alike. You know Wendy’s?

4 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of your Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

They even started using UGC in Facebook Carousel ads, and saw a spike in sales because of it. Start by brainstorming the high performing content your brand needs more of, then create a campaign with a simple hashtag, and sit back and watch the UGC roll in.

A Politician Shows Us How To Do Local Social Right

Convince & Convert

But here’s the rest of the story… Justin Johnson is partially crowd sourcing his dining locations, asking his supporters for suggestions on where to eat/have meetings, and then is posting reviews of each restaurant on Yelp and his Facebook and Twitter feeds.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Follow him on Twitter. So I challenged myself to create a list of 10 responsibilities of the Community Manager that extend beyond the realm of Facebook and Twitter (and yes, even blogging). Although, of course, I found this post through Twitter.

3 New Apps You Should Use for Social Content Creation

Ignite Social Media

If you’re at all involved in social media, you’ve recently seen your feed move back and forth in the most adorable manner over and over again. As far as Facebook and Twitter’s integrations go, they compromise the quality a bit and don’t loop forever, so they’re kind of missing the point.

7 Tips to Launch Successful Twitter Promotions

Sprout Social

Whether you’re trying to promote a blog post, upcoming event or your products, Twitter is a great option. Despite increased competition on the platform and the move to an algorithm based feed, Twitter promotions can still be effective if well executed. Twitter Contests.

Social Media Roundup: Best In Class Brand Social Voice

Ignite Social Media

Looking through your social feed (pick any) we all pause when we get to our favorite brand. In particular, I love their Twitter account, @Xbox. They also take a point to try and respond to their community, as you can see if you look at their tweets and replies tab on Twitter.”

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Content Inspiration Provided By Each Social Channel

Ignite Social Media

Curated feeds inspire and engage users through product features, playful stories, or simply beautiful imagery. Experiment with product spotlights, UGC, and behind-the-scenes videos to find the content that resonates best with your brands audience. Twitter Content Inspiration.

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Energize Your Fans and Followers with a Sweepstakes

Ignite Social Media

Instagram UGC. Put a call out to your audience to share to their Instagram feeds by posting a photo or video for entry. This is also a great way to make a play for some UGC for your brand channel, if you receive proper permissions for use of that photo.

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SEO Ideas: How to Improve SEO with User Generated Content

Pixlee

User-generated content (UGC) is any type of content created by users of online platforms. How Does UGC Influence SEO? UGC Best Practices by Network. Twitter: Twitter is an excellent platform for the global brand.

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Grab content (articles, videos, whatever) from your web browser, email, or a wide range of apps including Twitter, Flipboard and Pulse, and save it in Pocket. Sample review: “Trapit creates a personalized content feed based on your specialty, interests, and passions. 21) Feed My Inbox.

Social Media Scheduling with Later: 5 Tips & Tricks

Later

If you’re looking to grow your social media presence, you’re probably posting not just to Instagram, but to Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest too. It allows you to quickly drag and drop your photos and videos around your feed so you can select the layout that looks best.

6 Tips for Organizing Instagram Content with Later

Later

For example, you can create labels for user-generated content (UGC), social campaigns, or even for photos that have a certain color palette. Sharing user-generated content is a great way to fill your feed with beautiful content, but it’s also hugely valuable to your audience.

How to Improve Your Instagram Reach

agora pulse

Engagement on Instagram is a little more isolated than other platforms like Facebook or Twitter, where the interactions of our friends are all publicly listed. UGC is one of the best types of content for driving more engagement.

We Made These 10 Social Media Mistakes so You Don’t Have To

Buffer Social

Small business owners and solo social media managers usually don’t have the time to create or find enough high-quality content to post five times a day on Facebook or tweet 10 times a day on Twitter. UGC grew our Instagram account by 500% within six months.

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3 Foolproof Ways to Generate Leads with Social Media

Convince & Convert

Aside from the leads you generate, you also get user generated content (UGC)—the photos. UGC can be shared across your other social networks or used on branded assets like your website. What theme will produce the best UGC for your business?

How Instagram Has Taken Over Tourism Marketing

Pixlee

When compared to the engagement rates of other social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, Instagram blows the competition away. Twitter comes in third at 0.03%. By simply scrolling through the feed, users get an unfiltered perspective of what it’s like to visit a destination.

How to Develop an Authentic eCommerce Brand to Drive Holiday Sales

Pixlee

This messaging will then feed into your entire social media and marketing strategy, from email marketing to replies to customers on Twitter. Take Advantage of User Generated Content (UGC). Follow her on Twitter @JThiefels a nd connect on LinkedIn.

What Is User Generated Content and Why Are Top Brands Doubling Down Now? [SSM004]

Buffer Social

Sharing your brand’s story through user-generated content (UGC) is one of the best ways to build an authentic and engaging community on social media. 3 Community-Building and UGC Takeaways from Dom. Feel free to say hello to Dom on Twitter at @DomGarrett or at @BTCrevolutions.

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Why Business Is About to Boom for Social Media Agencies

Convince & Convert

In those years, nearly all social media content was written (with a side order of UGC photography). Overseeing organic Facebook and Twitter is one thing. This is especially true with paid, where Facebook and Twitter tweak policies, ad units, and interfaces seemingly every day.

How to Sell on Instagram Like the Pros [Proven Tips & Strategies]

Buffer Social

Why UGC ( user generated content ) and influencer marketing are a few of our go-to Instagram marketing strategies. Here’s a fun fact, Millennials trust UGC 50% more than other types of media, so it makes sense that these images would work well for selling your product as well.

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How to Run Your Own Instagram Audit: 8 Steps to Building a Better Profile

Later

If one of your Twitter followers knows you by one name but you use a different name on Instagram, you could be losing out on potential followers, which is a big deal if you’re a small business. Looking at your feed, do all of your posts have a consistent color palette or aesthetic?

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader. Continually add tons of feeds in organized, methodical way. The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader. This philosophy is key - Google Reader = news aggregator + custom feed database.

Introducing Instagram Reposting by Buffer: Never Run Out of Amazing Content

Buffer Social

On Twitter, you can retweet. A recent Forrester study showed that engagement with brands on Instagram is 10 times higher than Facebook, 54 times higher than Pinterest, and 84 times higher than Twitter.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019

Later

Like on Twitter and other social media platforms, Instagram hashtags work by organizing and categorizing photo and video content. For brands and businesses, this opens up a great opportunity to regularly appear in a follower’s feed. Collect User-Generated Content (UGC).

How to accelerate Instagram growth (without buying followers)

Sprout Social

As video content continues to dominate on Instagram, it’s worth diversifying your feed. Encourage more UGC (User-Generated Content). There are plenty of ways to cultivate UGC. In Summer 2018, Instagram finally smashed the 1 billion users milestone.

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7 Types Of Awesome Social Media Content Your Brand Can Be Creating Right Now

Buffer Social

Along with driving massive engagement , GIFs help you explain difficult ideas, add some visual variety to your feed, and have some fun with your audience. If you need inspiration, check out NASA’s Twitter. User-Generated Content (UGC).

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How to Repost and Build a Brand Community on Instagram

Pixlee

Nearly half of all brands use Instagram and the platform has engagement rates that are 10 times higher than Facebook, 54 times higher than Pinterest, and 84 times higher than Twitter. Pairing branded content with UGC brings variety and authenticity to your Instagram page.

How to Plan a New Product Launch on Social Media: Step-by-Step Guide with Examples

Later

In this comprehensive blog post, I’ll be walking you through every stage of launching a new product on social media, from setting your goals to developing a creative concept, working with influencers, and planning a stunning Instagram feed that sells. Instagram feed photos or videos.

Social Solute: 4 Brands on Social Media to Admire This Year

Ignite Social Media

Not only is the company’s entire feed aesthetically pleasing and wanderlust-inducing, but it follows many channel-specific social best practices. Finally, Red Bull uses Twitter for opportunities to surprise and delight fans who, in their words, need wings.

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10 Standout Social Media Marketing Examples From 2016

Sprout Social

Taco Bell combined Snapchat, Twitter and television in a single strategy to reach more people and appeal to different audiences. Aside from being launched for a great cause, this campaign also benefited from tons of user generated content (UGC).

Five Must Haves for Planning Social Content in 2018

Ignite Social Media

Neglect them and you’ll be left with a wasted budget and a forgotten Twitter login. Though Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, and Snapchat all fall under the umbrella term of “social media”, each platform has a specific audience and expectation attached to it.

How to Gain a Massive Following on Instagram: 10 Proven Tactics To Grow Followers and Engagement

Buffer Social

If your posts are shared on a regular basis and picking up good engagement, then our hunch is Instagram’s algorithm may then determine this post should appear near the top of your follower’s feeds. Each time we share a new UGC photo on Instagram we are sure to include these hashtags.

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How to Repost and Build a Brand Community on Instagram

Pixlee

Nearly half of all brands use Instagram and the platform has engagement rates that are 10 times higher than Facebook, 54 times higher than Pinterest, and 84 times higher than Twitter. Pairing branded content with UGC brings variety and authenticity to your Instagram page.

Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

It’s no longer a question of whether or not your brand should be on social media, but how can you best use sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to grow your business. Twitter Twitter is one of the first social networks businesses start with.

How to Run Social Media Contests That Actually Increase Revenue

Sprout Social

User-generated content (UGC): You’ll have a much better chance of going viral if entrants are creating original content as a part of the contest. They’re a great way to get your followers to engage and also get some UGC. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or maybe Snapchat?

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How to build your social media marketing strategy for 2019

Sprout Social

LinkedIn’s user base is well-educated, making it a hub for in-depth, industry-specific content that might be more complicated than what you see on Facebook or Twitter. Is it actually reaching user’s feeds? If nothing else, curating UGC means less work on your plate and less pressure to constantly be thinking of new ideas. For example, Anthropologie does an amazing job at keeping their Instagram feed consistent, colorful and eye-popping.

The 25 Top Social Media Management Tools for Businesses of All Sizes

Buffer Social

It has a strong focus on visual content, allowing you to pull images and videos from Instagram, Flickr, YouTube, and your RSS feeds. It has several additional features for Twitter management such as automations and follower management.

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

Sprout Social

As noted in our guide to Twitter customer service , people see social media as their go-to channel to communicate with brands. For example, Twitter provides the perfect avenue to keep customers in the loop about your business without having to worry about blasting an email. Empowering customers via user-generated content (UGC). Beyond serving as social proof , encouraging UGC makes it easier to fill out your own content calendar. Welcome to planning season!

How to Grow Your Audience With Hashtags for Instagram

Sprout Social

With the introduction of a new algorithmic based feed , and more brands jumping on the Instagram train, organic reach is becoming increasingly difficult to get. Another advantage you with branded hashtags is the ability to get user-generated content (UGC).

Social Media Lawsuits Protect Yourself From Them | Guest Posts.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Protecting Yourself From Social Media Lawsuits July 21st, 2010 |Written By: Indra Gardiner | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Indra Gardiner , founding partner and COO at BG Creative.

How Ford Can Ramp Up It's Social Media Turnaround Story of 2009.

Bare Feet Studios

Scott is doing a great job with Twitter. Can we please train Twitter reps in each division and then once that is working make the same offer to the dealer network? Post your factory reps at the dealers and collect questions from Twitter whose answers can be turned into blog content as well as new and used car sales promotions. Host the videos on your site, so you have your own video RSS feed, not just text.