10 Brands Killing it with User-Generated Content on Instagram


Sharing user-generated content (UGC) is one of the most effective ways to build brand love and strengthen your online community on Instagram. From sharing real-life product reviews, to curating a stunning Instagram feed, there are so many creative ways to elevate your content strategy with UGC! Get inspired by these 10 brands taking user-generated content to the next level on Instagram: UGC Brand Inspo #1: Set a Challenge like @over. It’s UGC, but supercharged! .

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7 Tips for Reposting Instagram Stories & User-Generated Content


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.

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10 more social media sites, links and posts you might have missed this week

Direct Marketing Observations

Yesterday consisted of a killer pitch for a very large SEO project in which the client said afterward that they had never received such a detailed proposal before, and yet… that’s the way all of my proposals are. When I tweeted about this my tweet essentially said that my faith in the coolness and greatness of UGC has been restored. Ok so the dust settles on some crazy posts that were rattling in my head this week and then poof, you have to wake up and keep going.

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Social Spotlight: Nike and how to outpace the competition on social

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Take a page from Nike’s book and make use of UGC and on-screen text. A great place to start after that is to find an organization or movement leader doing meaningful work for the cause you’re looking to champion, and propose a partnership. Welcome to the Social Spotlight, where we dive deep into what we love about a brand’s approach to a specific social campaign.

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Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Good thing he proposes how to fix them also! 5 Advanced Social Media Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses (Mashable): Here are five techniques proposed by Samir Balwani that go beyond the mere social media presence, including contests.

The Ultimate List of Social Media Definitions You Need to Know


In 2010, the Unicode Consortium approved Google’s proposal to standardize emoji characters. Social media is a constantly evolving field. It can be difficult to keep up with all the new social media definitions that seem to emerge almost every month. That’s why we’ve created this comprehensive glossary of social media terms. Bookmark this page!

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