Consumer vs. Branded Viral Content, Is there a Difference?

Oct 22, 2014

We recently ran a story about how brands can increase their odds of creating viral content; it’s a great story. It’s so great that it got me to thinking: how are the tips in that story different from the tips I might offer to consumers trying to make viral content of their own? Well, let’s […]

UGC Marketing Becomes Epic “Up For Whatever!” Party

Sep 8, 2014

Brand Storytelling at its Best Bud Light, Engages Audience With Content and Experiential Marketing Every brand has a story to tell, and this past weekend, as Bud Light saw its highly anticipated user-generated content (UGC) marketing campaign evolve into an epic party/TV commercial shoot, we witnessed the power that customers have in helping to tell […]

Where is a UGC Hashtag Campaign w/out ROI? DOA…

Sep 4, 2014

I said those very words in a meeting recently and half the marketers in the room laughed and rolled their eyes. Yeah, I like my acronyms. The other half got it; a UGC (user-generated content) hashtag campaign without ROI (return on investment) is indeed DOA (dead on arrival). Is UGC just a trend? Are marketers […]

4 Tips To Ease Top 4 Content Marketing Challenges

Aug 5, 2014

My mom always told me that if I don’t have anything nice to say, I shouldn’t say anything at all. So, when I started writing this article I had a tiny panic attack, the original headline I had in mind was “Get Over It! Your Content Fears Are Ridiculous, People.” Since that didn’t seem very nice I put on my […]