You Down with UGC? (You Soon Will Be): Best Practices in Repurposing User-Generated Content

Ignite Social Media

UGC, how can I explain it? Always check with your brand’s legal team before going wild asking for permissions, because while some brands are just fine with a simple exchange within the comments of a post, others require a bit more. The post You Down with UGC?

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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 Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts With a Team

Later

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. You can do this in two ways: either drag and drop the images into your Later media library, or sync your photos from Google Drive or Dropbox. .

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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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New! Find and Share User-Generated Content from Instagram (& Beyond)

Later

Now you can add Instagram posts that you are mentioned or tagged in directly to your Later media library, making it easy to share to your social channels in just a few clicks. If you’re new to user-generated content (UGC), here’s the cut-and-dry textbook definition.

4 Ways to Extend the Lifespan of your Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

In order to get the most out of your content, your team will need to think of creative ways to stretch that content to work for your brand in the coming weeks and months. They even started using UGC in Facebook Carousel ads, and saw a spike in sales because of it.

4 Tactics to Influence Brand Loyalty through Social Media

Ignite Social Media

This magnification of the nuances of Brand X’s audience’s social behaviors and desires will better enable Brand X’s marketing team to deliver messaging that most directly suits the audience they are attempting to target. Okay, so, you’ve compiled a library of UGC.

6 Tips for Organizing Instagram Content with Later

Later

Here are 6 Later tools that are perfect for organizing your Instagram content: Organize Instagram Content #1: Centralize Your Photos and Videos with Later’s Media Library. Later’s Media Library also makes it super easy to manage your Instagram content as a team!

Four Ways to Develop Amazing Social Media Content

Ignite Social Media

The team suddenly came up with a great concept for that holiday post you need to have live tomorrow? Leverage this to create specific content, or even a library or assets that you can pull from as needed. Finally, there’s User-Generated Content (UGC).

Top 7 Social Media Management Tools of 2018

Socialmedia.biz

With over 15 million people users worldwide, the all-in-one platform allows you to discover, curate, and schedule content, create and run successful social media ad campaigns, measure your social ROI, and track the progress of team assignments.

How to Plan Instagram Content: 6 Tips for Captions, Stories, & More!

Later

If you regularly post user-generated content (UGC) , or if you work with photographers to populate your feed, keeping track of all the media for your Instagram page can be hard. Are you wondering how to plan Instagram content in advance, without spending hours at your laptop? You’re not alone!

Instagram Stories Stickers: 8 Features That Are Perfect For Businesses

Later

When you’re working with other brands on Instagram or reposting user-generated content (UGC), it’s really important that you shout-out to their account with the mention sticker. Last year, Instagram teamed up with GIPHY to build a library of high-quality GIFs on Instagram Stories.

9 essential social media management tools for marketers

Sprout Social

It also lets you assign the most relevant team member to handle specific messages and deliver exceptional customer service. Zoho Social is one of the best social media management tools for team collaboration.

The Newest Black Friday + Cyber Monday Ideas for Your Social Media Marketing

Buffer Social

We’ve researched some of the trendiest marketing ideas for Black Friday + Cyber Monday, including flash sales, messenger marketing, and UGC. For another example of Black Friday creative campaigns, there’s this amusing one from the New York Public Library. well, library.

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10 Strategies to Drive Traffic and Sales from Instagram

Later

For example, you could get the members of your team involved, or partner with an influencer for an IGTV takeover! . Drive Traffic from Instagram Tip #9: Develop a User-generated Content (UGC) Plan. Running a UGC marketing campaign can be an incredible (and affordable!)

10 Black Friday Marketing Tips for Instagram

Later

Make sure you and your social team are on-hand to answer any questions and DMs, especially as you release a new sale or discount code. Think about creating a library of go-to replies for some of the most common questions you’ll get over the weekend.

Where is the Instagram Aesthetic Headed in 2020?

Later

To help you map out what 2020 could look like for your brand on Instagram, we teamed up with Erin Dykstra from Something Social LA , Micah Heykoop of Matte Black , Jordan Hughes, Social Media Lead at Ritual. . Instagram Aesthetic Trends #3: A Curated UGC Feed .

Always On: 4 ways I maximize my bandwidth every day with Sprout Social’s Olivia Jepson

Sprout Social

Since joining the social team at Sprout, I’ve grown a lot—both as a social media practitioner and as a creative contributor. It’s the one skill that has made the largest impact on how I manage my workload and communicate my work to other teams.

30+ Free Instagram Tools to Help You Grow Your Following

Buffer Social

There are over one-thousand free photo effects, stickers, and frames in the app but more are available for purchase if you’d like to expand your library. The team at Canva has created many amazing Instagram stories templates that you can customize.

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Ultimate Guide to Instagram For Fashion

Later

User-generated content (UGC). User-Generated Content (UGC). By sharing UGC, you’re not only able to tell your followers what your most popular products are, but you’ll be sharing testimonials and showing your product in action.

10 Instagram Predictions to Fire-up Your Strategy for 2020

Later

This morning Team Knix along with @nikkileighmckean, @thebirdspapaya (who rode her first EVER streetcar) and our founder and CEO @joannaknix took to the streets to have our very own Carrie Bradshaw billboard moment Check out our stories today to see what we got up to!

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

Buffer Social

We have a suite of products for publishing , engagement , analytics , and team collaboration. Our products are carefully considered and highly refined in order to help social media marketers and teams work more efficiently and effectively.

Social Media Scheduling with Later: 5 Tips & Tricks

Later

With Later, you can quickly drag and drop all your photos and videos to your Media Library and immediately start scheduling your posts in just a few minutes.

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Later’s Year in Review: Every Cool Feature We Launched in 2019

Later

Now you can find on-brand content and add it to your Later Media Library for resharing in just a few clicks—whether it’s photos and videos you’ve been tagged in on Instagram, or any image from the web. . Check out our Ultimate Guide to UGC here! .

How to Create Your Own Instagram Stories Filter (Using Spark AR Studio)

Later

If you’re anything like the Later team, visual learning is the only way to go! . The Later team also found these two videos to be helpful when getting to grips with different types of Instagram Stories filters and effects: . Want to create Instagram Stories filters for your brand?

How to Plan Your Holiday Ecommerce Strategy on Social Media

Later

We recommend hosting a big session where each of your team members gets a chance to pitch ideas for the campaign. For example, you could find that user-generated-content (UGC) is driving more sales than stories on Instagram.

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

Later

Storyboard your content, add captions or links, collaborate with your team, and visually plan & schedule Instagram Stories right from your desktop! If you’re lucky enough to work with a design or creative team, you’ll want to create a clear design brief for your social assets.

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. These leads can then be shared with your email marketing or sales teams who can pursue those users as customers.

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12 Myths Holding You Back From Instagram

Later

According to Techcrunch, who attended an Instagram whiteboard session with reporters, the Instagram team responded to many of the most common questions and conspiracy theories about how the algorithm and feed works. Once you’ve set up your Later account, you can quickly drag and drop all your photos and videos to your Media Library and immediately start scheduling your Instagram posts in just a few minutes. Could Instagram myths be holding you back from growing your business?

Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

Created a customer commitment team to handle support issues on Twitter. With LinkedIn groups and Pulse , brands have a great opportunity to showcase executives and team members as thought leaders and authorities in their industry.