MAR 26, 2021
Before brands embark on short-video marketing, one of their key considerations should be the pros and cons of user-generated content (UGC). Marketers have had to learn to be comfortable with showing their brand messages in the midst of UGC on social media—and that’s been harder than ever, thanks to the recent rise in negativity and misinformation on some platforms. But to excel in the short-video format, especially on TikTok, marketers must also be willing to tap ordinary users for inspiration, participation, and viral distribution.
MAR 15, 2021
YouTube is already a popular destination for UGC, which bodes well for its users’ interest in watching the kind of short, UGC videos that are popular on TikTok. According to Limelight Networks, 49.8% of US digital video viewers said YouTube was where they spent the most time watching UGC videos. Just 8.0% selected TikTok, and even lower percentages chose Instagram and Snapchat.
MAR 16, 2021
From there, learn about the pros and cons of user-generated content (UGC) and take time to understand the differences between the short-video venues. (Spoiler alert: They’re not all the same.). What steps come next?
JAN 25, 2021
But since memes also tap into several of the trends that the pandemic has accelerated—from the growth in user-generated content (UGC) and influencer marketing, to “making social media fun again” through social entertainment—it’s likely that memes will continue to flood many social feeds in 2021 and beyond.
SEP 20, 2019
In his two years in the role, Dunkin' Brands’ CMO Tony Weisman has led the company through a rebrand, updating Dunkin’s image to reflect its growing beverage priorities; expanded brand partnerships, working with companies that may not seem obvious for a business focused on drinks and donuts; and become laser-focused on user-generated content (UGC).
JAN 7, 2021
And this won’t be in just social media; we’re expecting to see more UGC in all sorts of media this year, from TV commercials to digital video to print ads. Some forward-thinking brands have already started.
FEB 21, 2021
Not surprisingly, user-generated content (UGC) is strongly influencing purchases via social media, particularly on Facebook. The same Bazaarvoice/Savanta survey found that 26.4% of respondents said Facebook was a popular destination for them to make purchases based on UGC, while slightly fewer (25.3%) said UGC on the platform influences their buying decisions.
MAR 30, 2021
Article: What short-video marketers should know about UGC.
JAN 29, 2021
Social media memes have been around for over a decade, but the last twelve months have solidified their position as a staple of digital communication. While the topics themselves are no laughing matter, lighthearted humor about shared struggles has become a coping mechanism—or simply a much-needed distraction—for many.
JAN 13, 2021
The eMarketer team deliberated extensively to select the 10 key digital trends to watch in 2021 from a list of 43. Which trends narrowly missed the cut? Here’s our first in a series of additional transformative developments that ought to be on your radar in the year ahead.
SEP 14, 2020
The fact that social media is largely made up of user-generated content (UGC), which can be unpredictable, only further breeds this lack of trust. For example, 87% of study respondents agree with the statement, “there is too much fake news on social media,” while 82% say that “ads on social media are very manipulative.”.
NOV 18, 2020
OCT 30, 2019
Weigh the risks of UGC with the benefits. There are a lot of risks to asking people to make videos featuring your brand. “The whole basis of this platform is commenting and reacting to others’ posts,” Paas said. The question for brands is, "How comfortable are you with the consumer owning the narrative around your brand?
NOV 21, 2019
And while short-form video provides marketers an effective channel to engage users, there are also concerns about brand safety, given the nature of user-generated content (UGC). Factors expected to influence programmatic video investment in the next 12 to 24 months include:. Striving for efficiency in a fragmented market.
OCT 23, 2019