5 Great Homepage Galleries Featuring Shoppable UGC

Pixlee

Shoppable user-generated content (UGC) is essential for any modern ecommerce homepage. UGC generates trust, helps drive organic product discovery, and helps brands keep their homepages up to date. Here are five of the best examples of homepages using UGC to great effect.

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All the Ways to Run a UGC Social Media Campaign

Ignite Social Media

UGC (user generated content) has been a buzz word in social media for a while now. According to a report by BazaarVoice , shoppers that interact with UGC are 97% more likely to convert than customers who do not. Brands see a 78% lift in conversion rates when customers interact with UGC.

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New Social Media Report, and What About UGC?

Janet Fouts

The report is based on data from 357,000 public social profiles (171,000 Facebook; 134,000 Twitter; 52,000 Instagram) of continually active accounts. User Generated Content (UGC). UGC is being used by brands more and more often. Some brands use UGC it well, while others?

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What to Look for in an Instagram Posting App

agora pulse

When I first started managing Instagram accounts for organizations, I did it all manually. I would have to schedule times in my calendar for Instagram posting. Have you been posting manually to Instagram? Why Use an Instagram Posting App? Sharing UGC.

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How Big Brands Get Permission to Use UGC

Convince & Convert

Instagram is of course a great place for images, but Jon has been happy to see Facebook and Twitter make it easier to share images as well. The challenge for Pet360 has been finding a way to gain explicit permission for UGC on such a large scale.

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Ultimate Guide to Instagram Shopping

Later

Every month, 90 million fingers tap on an Instagram shopping post to learn more about products. For brands and businesses, using Instagram shopping posts is a great way to showcase your products and use your Instagram feed to drive more purchases.

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Breaking Down Instagram Stories Creative Tools

Ignite Social Media

Over the last few months, Instagram rolled out a slew of new features and updates for Stories, its rapidly growing, ephemeral content sharing section of the app. And if you’ve already got the latest updates down pat, skip ahead for tips on how to create great Instagram Stories ).

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10 Black Friday Marketing Tips for Instagram

Later

With Thanksgiving weekend just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about your Black Friday marketing on Instagram. Ready to level-up your Instagram marketing for Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Tip #4: Schedule Your Instagram Posts More Frequently Than Usual.

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How to Create Instagram Stories that Will Help Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Have you started using Instagram stories yet? Instagram Stories are a fun & easy way for followers to interact with your brand and for you to share information. Below are a few tips from us here at Ignite on how to elevate your Instagram story game.

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Keys to a Successful Black Friday Cyber Monday: Social Proof and UGC

Pixlee

Why should UGC matter for Black Friday? Let’s look at some hard facts: UGC is now considered a “top marketing tactic”, influencing a shopper’s buying decision by up to 90%. Brand engagement for consumers who interact with UGC (sharing a post, clicking on a linked image,) rises by 28%. Pixlee customers have seen a click-through rate increase of 35% in marketing emails that included UGC. Reach out to the Pixlee team to learn how UGC can work in your marketing strategy.

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Winning Instagram Strategies for Small Business

Later

Using Instagram for small business is a powerful (and affordable) way to grow your company. . With Instagram, you can reach new customers, stay connected to your existing ones, and even make sales right from the app, which makes it the perfect platform for marketing your small business. .

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5 Brands That Are Taking UGC to the Next Level with Product Page Visual Reviews

Pixlee

User-generated content (UGC) has been at the forefront of this discussion as shoppers actively seek out brands that provide a personalized, transparent, and authentic experience.

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7 Best Practices To Rock Your Instagram Stories

agora pulse

Instagram took Snapchat’s Stories feature and truly made it their own. With near-constant updates and new additions coming to Stories ever since it was first released, they’ve become an essential part of marketing on Instagram. Incorporate UGC & EGC.

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7 Best Practices To Rock Your Instagram Stories

agora pulse

Instagram took Snapchat’s Stories feature and truly made it their own. With near-constant updates and new additions coming to Stories ever since it was first released, they’ve become an essential part of marketing on Instagram. Incorporate UGC & EGC.

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How Pixlee Powers UGC Marketing with AI and Machine Learning

Pixlee

Pixlee uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to ingest the data behind UGC and organize it in a way that maximizes the content’s impact. Our custom AI functionality helps brands to quickly surface the best UGC, display it intelligently across marketing channels to scale revenue, and optimize displays of UGC over time. This makes Pixlee the smartest, most automated UGC platform in the space, enabling better performance with fewer resources.

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UGC and Social Hubs: #DigitalPR Chat with Alicia Whalen

Proactive Report

Alicia has been an advocate of using consumer-generated content (UGC) in the PR and marketing mix for the last ten years. Here are a few stats that show why UGC is so important to the Digital PR mix: Fifty-nine percent of millennials say they use UGC to inform their purchase decisions about major electronics. Q & A on UGC and Digital PR with Alicia. A3: @CMIContent reports 78% of B2C Marketers plan to use #UGC in their mix in 2016.

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6 Instagram Rules You Kinda Need To Know About

agora pulse

Have you read the Instagram terms of use ? Plus, by the time I started using Instagram, I’d already signed my first born over to Facebook Rumpelstiltskin anyway… It turns out that Instagram has some pretty strict rules about certain things. Truth time.

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The Next Generation of Retail Experiences: Leading Retailer Launches Interactive In-Store Touchscreens with UGC from Social Media

Pixlee

Brands understand that user-generated content (UGC) that shows real people with your products creates a more engaging shopping experience and builds trust. At an NYC flagship store, interactive touchscreens were placed all around the store with fresh Instagram content where shoppers can instantly engage with their favorite products. To learn more about how you can capitalize on user-generated content (UGC) for your brand, please contact us today!

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How to Improve Your Instagram Reach

agora pulse

What business doesn’t want their Instagram posts to gain more visibility? The key to increased visibility is to expand your Instagram reach. If one of our friends comments on a brand’s post on Instagram, we won’t see it unless we also follow that brand or they tag us.

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What the Facebook and Instagram API Changes Mean for You

agora pulse

Our newest freakout du jour comes in the aftermath of Facebook and Instagram restricting third-party tool use of their APIs. Because of these few bad apples, these Facebook and Instagram API changes are saying this to ALL third-party tools. Instagram API Changes.

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How to Use Instagram Stories to Increase Reach

agora pulse

When Instagram stories rolled out, I didn’t really get it. My personal favorite way to use Instagram Stories is to expand reach, building brand awareness in the process, and in this post, I’ll show strategies you can use to do just this. What Are Instagram Stories?

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Instagram Hashtag Mistakes You Want to Avoid

agora pulse

Hashtags are an essential part of marketing on Instagram, so you want to make sure that this is something you get right. Unfortunately, most businesses make the same five hashtag mistakes on Instagram. What are some of your favorite Instagram hashtag best practices?

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Taking Social Media Content to the Next Level

Ignite Social Media

You can create or curate custom GIFs, Snapchat/Instagram stories, UGC (user generated content), infographics, concept visualizations, shareable quotes, or Facebook Live videos. UGC is there for a reason. What is UGC exactly?

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When Should You Use an Instagram Slideshow?

Convince & Convert

When should you use Instagram’s slideshow? Instagram is not a full representation of your life or your brand. Here are some tips to help marketers (and everyone else) use Instagram slideshows to benefit both the brand and their audience.

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What the Facebook and Instagram API Changes Mean for You

agora pulse

Our newest freakout du jour comes in the aftermath of Facebook and Instagram restricting third-party tool use of their APIs. Because of these few bad apples, these Facebook and Instagram API changes are saying this to ALL third party tools. Instagram API Changes.

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How to Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts With a Team

Later

Managing multiple Instagram accounts can seem like a daunting task, especially if you’re trying to grow followers and engagement on each of the accounts. Maybe you’re a social media manager with lots of clients, or you’re working with a team to manage Instagram accounts for various businesses.

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How to accelerate Instagram growth (without buying followers)

Sprout Social

In Summer 2018, Instagram finally smashed the 1 billion users milestone. Today, Instagram is one of the most popular social platforms on the web. As with any social platform, brands that want to get the most out of Instagram need a substantial following. Instagram

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4 Tips for Driving Sales with Instagram Ads

Socialmedia.biz

In the six years since its launch, Instagram has become a dominant photo sharing platform. Engagement on Instagram is astounding, making it a visual marketer’s dream. Instagram users like shared photos 4.2 Leverage UGC as Ad Content. Post by Adi Englander.

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Will Your Number of Instagram Followers Matter in 2019?

Pixlee

Instagram is on pace for another record year of growth in 2019. With increasing saturation, many brands and influencers alike wonder if gaining Instagram followers actually matters. In the push to build an Instagram audience, many brands and influencers cut corners by purchasing fake followers that artificially inflate page numbers. Instagram is unique. Here are three ways to drive meaningful engagement from Instagram in 2019.

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9 Instagram analytics tools to help you crush it in 2019

Sprout Social

Instagram used to be a black hole in terms of third-party marketing tools. From social listening to engagement metrics, businesses on Instagram are spoiled for choice when it comes to Instagram analytics. Zeroing in on the right Instagram analytics tools can be tricky, though. That’s why we put together a comprehensive list of Instagram analytics tools you can use in tandem to master your key marketing metrics. Instagram Insights.

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3 New Apps You Should Use for Social Content Creation

Ignite Social Media

Boomerang from Instagram. Official Description: Boomerang from Instagram makes everyday moments fun and unexpected. Boomerang by Instagram takes a series of photos and creates a video out of them – perfectly encapsulating a moment in time.

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30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

Buffer Social

More than 700 million people use Instagram and 400 million of those users check the app daily. So how can you stand out from the crowd and grow your Instagram following? 30+ free Instagram tools to help you grow your following. Repost for Instagram. Instagram Feed.

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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.

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

Buffer Social

Instagram is the go-to place for over 300 million people to share their photos, videos, and stories every single day. Well today, we’d love to dive head first into that topic and share: How to set up a killer Instagram profile. 4 Tips to Enhance Your Instagram Profile.

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What’s More Important: Social Media Fans or User Generated Content?

agora pulse

There’s a new dilemma among social media professionals: S hould you focus on increasing your following or maximizing your user generated content (UGC)? User generated content (UGC) includes any form of content created by the consumer. UGC also demonstrates audience engagement.

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5 Insightful Instagram Stats That You Should Know

Sprout Social

Companies now strive for different and new Instagram stats to understand how they engage and communicate with customers. With more than 500 million active users , Instagram has quickly followed the footsteps of its parent company, Facebook. New Instagram stats pop up every day.

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What We Learned By Following 4 Pet Brands on Instagram Stories for a Month

Likeable

The takeover of Instagram Stories is impossible to deny. Stories have become Facebook’s fastest growing products in the brand’s history, and Instagram as a whole is the fastest growing of all social networks today. Want to use Instagram Stories to connect with your customers?

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Three Key Reasons Why User Generated Content Works for Influencer Marketing

Talkwalker SM

Influencer marketing and user generated content (UGC) are rapidly becoming the most widely-used online marketing strategies. UGC Drives Purchase Decisions . UGC is Credible. Credibility is also a major reason UGC posted by influencers is key. How-To Find the Best UGC.

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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. The beauty of hashtags for Instagram is they make your content discoverable and increase your chances of engagement.

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Why Mentions and Tags Rule Instagram for Businesses

Pixlee

Hashtags used to be the king of Instagram, but if your brand is ignoring tags and mentions, you’re missing a big piece of the IG puzzle. In fact, photos and videos with specific mentions and tags are four percent more likely to lead to eCommerce revenue as ads, on homepages, on product description pages and every UGC use case — likely because it’s a more sophisticated poster. Mentions and Tags Win for UGC.

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

agora pulse

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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How to Get Free Imagery for Your Business on Instagram using Tack

Razor Social

We all know that UGC is far more believable than content produced by brands. UGC is so powerful because of its authenticity. So if UGC has so much influence on your customers’ decision-making process, how do you use this to your advantage?

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Why It’s Important to Repost on Instagram

Pixlee

Instagram, in particular, can be a drain on resources if not tended to in an efficient manner. As a result, many marketers have turned to reposting user-generated content on Instagram to avoid content fatigue on the channel. Popular repost Instagram apps include: Repost for Instagram.

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