The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019

Later

Instagram hashtags are still an effective way to get more eyes (and engagement!) A post with at least one Instagram hashtag averages 12.6% more engagement than posts without a hashtag. Why You Should Use Instagram Hashtags. The Different Types of Instagram Hashtags.

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! .

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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. . The tricky part is sourcing, collecting and reposting the right UGC — so that you’re always sharing top-quality content that’s aligned with your overall aesthetic. .

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How to Inspire More User-Generated Content for Your Brand

agora pulse

User-generated content (UGC) is a game-changer for businesses. But is UGC worth all the effort? To get all these incredible benefits of UGC, however, you need to actually encourage customers to create content! Run UGC-oriented campaigns. Share UGC regularly.

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Energize Your Fans and Followers with a Sweepstakes

Ignite Social Media

Like the Facebook Comment to Win, ask your audience a question and ask them to respond back using a specific hashtag to help track your entries. Instagram UGC. You can host video content for them to engage with, games, link off to products, etc.

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The 6 Best Ways to Showcase User-Generated Content on Social Media

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Most brands try to get their customers to create UGC, but then fail to actually do much of anything with it. This is a massive lost opportunity, so in this post, we’re going to go over 6 ways you can showcase UGC on social media. Share UGC In Stories.

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7 Tips for Reposting Instagram Stories & User-Generated Content

Later

Reposting Instagram Stories and sharing user-generated content is a great way to fill your feed with beautiful content, but did you know that UGC is 50% more trustworthy than any other type of media, too? . User-generated content is the word-of-mouth equivalent on social media, meaning that every post or story about your brand that is created by your customers is UGC gold. So why is UGC so valuable? This makes it easier to create branded, themed stories around UGC.

21 Ways to Get More Engagement on Instagram Stories

Later

Whether you host an Instagram takeover on your stories, co-design a product, or simply lead an Instagram Live with another brand, collaboration projects are a great way to build new audiences and keep your followers engaged with something a little different.

How We Grew Our Instagram Followers by 60% with User Generated Content

Buffer Social

That strategy is the implementation of user generated content (UGC). I decided to give UGC a try here at Buffer and the results were compelling. You may have seen UGC before and not even known it – Take this beautiful picture from REI for example: All user content!

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October Lab Review

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30 Hashtags on Instagram Posts: Yes or No? Instagram allows a maximum of 30 hashtags on posts. GO HERE to read the full experiment or listen below: A Quick Study on User Generated Content on Instagram (UGC). Using LinkedIn Hashtags in Posts- Does it Matter?

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10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

I see 2019 being the year when storytelling combined with augmented reality is hosted on the main social media platforms. User-generated content (UGC) is content created by unpaid fans which businesses can use to promote themselves. Takeaway: Invest in UGC.

How to Repurpose Your Best Social Media Content

agora pulse

Facebook posts should not have hashtags, for example, while tweets should have a few and Instagram posts should have a lot. Compile user generated content (UGC) shared on the platform into a single Twitter Moment that you then promote and send traffic to.

Will Your Number of Instagram Followers Matter in 2019?

Pixlee

To convert these engagements into sales, brands should leverage the content generated by their Instagram community on channels other than Instagram (UGC). UGC can be gathered on Instagram in a variety of ways. Brands can encourage followers to tag photos featuring products with a specific mention or hashtag, encourage followers to upload images to a website, or host Instagram contests. Instagram is on pace for another record year of growth in 2019.

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

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Whether it’s your branding, content, community engagement, hashtags, or something else entirely, auditing your account is a great way to reassess your strategy and update your goals. Are you liking and/or commenting on tagged and hashtagged photos as they appear?

30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

Buffer Social

Going beyond the usual photo editing tools, we’ll also be sharing tools for finding the best hashtags to use, running Instagram contests, displaying your Instagram posts on your website, and more. It also filters out banned and spammy hashtags.

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5 Ways to Tell Your Brand Story with Instagram Stories

Sprout Social

The past 12 months have seen Instagram add a host of new publishing tools to their Stories functionality, introduced just three years ago (but it seems like it’s been with us for ages, right?). At Natives, one of our favorite examples of this is Delta Airlines ’ #SkyMilesLife UGC story series.

9 Ways to Increase Instagram Engagement in 2019

Later

Instagram engagement is no longer just likes and comments, it also includes engagement from your stories, people following your brand hashtag, IGTV views, and more. You can also use Later’s Saved Captions feature to keep track of your frequently used hashtags and captions!

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

Buffer Social

Study and load up on quality hashtags. Host a photo contest. Study and load up on quality hashtags. We’ve explored hashtags a lot on the blog , but it seems that nowhere on social media are they quite as important as on Instagram. Which hashtags should you use?

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How to Integrate Email Marketing into Your Social Media Efforts

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Host a big giveaway. User Generated Content (UGC) was one of the biggest marketing trends of 2018, and it isn’t going away any time soon. More than 86% of businesses are utilizing UGC as part of their marketing strategy.

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Social Media Scheduling with Later: 5 Tips & Tricks

Later

For example, you can create labels for user-generated content (UGC), social campaigns, or even for photos that have a certain color palette. Make Your Posts Easier to Find with Hashtags. Let’s not forget about hashtags!

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with Pixlee

Pixlee

Pixlee’s industry-leading UGC platform is known for its extensive content creation, curation, and multi-channel publishing capabilities.

10 Ways to Kick Your Social Media Strategy into Shape in 2017

Ignite Social Media

Host contests, giveaways and surprise and delights. Leverage user-generated content (UGC) to tell your story. Don’t know how to find UGC? Simply search your brand’s name or hashtag in the search tool – you’ll be surprised at what you find.

How to Use Instagram Stories Highlights to Wow Your Customers

Later

For example, video hosting and analytics company @wistia uses one of their Instagram Stories Highlights to offer tips on how to create great-looking videos on your mobile device: We also organize all our Instagram Stories tips on our Later profile!

Instagram for Business: 30 Tips to Grow Your Audience and Stand Out on Instagram

Buffer Social

Instagram recently announced a host of Business tools to help companies better understand their followers and grow their businesses on Instagram. Add a caption with hashtags, mentions, and emoji. Leverage hashtags. Bonus tip: Try creating a brand-specific hashtag.

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

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For example, the Summer Fridays product launch was centered around the “refine your wild” concept, which was highlighted in both their imagery, copy, and brand hashtag. Another popular way to get influencers to post about your new product launch on social media is to host an event.

Coach Admires The View From Above

Convince & Convert

Using the #coachfromabove hashtag, fans are asked to share photos of their Coach shoes on Instagram or Twitter for a chance to be featured in a gallery on the company’s website.

10 Standout Social Media Marketing Examples From 2016

Sprout Social

But 2016 sparked a new craze with its short video recipes hosted on BuzzFeed Tasty. Aside from being launched for a great cause, this campaign also benefited from tons of user generated content (UGC). The hashtag generated hundreds of thousands of Instagram posts and went viral.

How to Run Social Media Contests That Actually Increase Revenue

Sprout Social

Most companies don’t host social media contests to give things away with nothing to show for it. 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.

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

Buffer Social

User-Generated Content (UGC). Even though it might be easier to, say, upload your own photo to Instagram rather than finding one from a customer, UGC has some incredible and unique benefits. Starbucks definitely uses UGC to rack up loyalty points with its followers.

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Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

You need to be up to date on what’s happening in Twitter world such as trending topics and popular hashtags. Resource How to Identify Your Social Media Influencers Join Twitter Chats Twitter chats are organized group conversations where a host asks a series of questions to participants.

7 Tips to Launch Successful Twitter Promotions

Sprout Social

Integrate UGC: Getting people to submit user-generated content as a part of their entry helps build buzz as well as gives you more content to share. Take advantage of the live streaming movement by using Periscope to host Q&A sessions, events or just to chat with your followers.