UGC

uniqlo-beijing

How Brands Rode Out Uniqlo's Sex Tape Scandal on Weibo

Jul 17, 2015 - Brands in China have been quick to capitalize on Uniqlo's misfortune after Chinese lovers released a sex video on social media taken in a Beijing store's changing room. Comments

Dr Pepper Crosses All Platforms with Social Media Influencers

dr-pepper-can Jun 23, 2015 - Rather than confining content to a single platform, Dr Pepper incorporates Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Vine and Periscope in its first foray into social influencer marketing. Comments

Can Snapchat Help McDonald's Combat its Millennial Problem?

mcdonalds-wifi-gratis Jun 18, 2015 - Snapchat is very popular with Millennials, while McDonald's is not. Could McDonald's glean some of that popularity, being the first brand to use the platform's geolocation filters? Comments

Australia's Holden Partners With Periscope for Rugby Tweetcheers

holden-tweetcheer Jun 17, 2015 - Periscope's partnership with carmaker Holden for a rugby State of Origin Twitter campaign is giving the video live-streaming app huge exposure in Australia. Comments

UGC Is the Key to Instagram Success [Study]

instagram-icon-large Jun 12, 2015 - User generated content on Instagram is a goldmine that not nearly enough brands are utilizing, according to new research from digital think tank L2. Comments

Is YouTube a Social Network?

youtube-logo Jun 9, 2015 - Most people don't seem to consider YouTube a social network, but they ought to. The overwhelming majority of views of brand-related content come from user-generated content. Comments

Are You Ready For the Marriage of Google and Twitter?

google-twitter May 28, 2015 - Location-based marketers have the most to gain from Google's new relationship with Twitter, especially given the popularity of Google Now. Comments

The Social Why Behind Burger King's Chicken Fry

burgerking-logo May 14, 2015 - Social media plays a big role in Burger King's marketing, between its funny tweets to the relaunch of its chicken fries. ClickZ caught up with the brand's senior media director. Comments

Samsonite Turns to Paid Social for APAC Design Competition

samsonite-apac-japan-500 May 11, 2015 - Facebook and blogger outreach form the core of a Samsonite APAC suitcase design competition. Comments

Consumer as Brand Content Creator: Allrecipes.com on the Power of Loyalty & Super Users

user-generated-content Apr 23, 2015 - User-generated content can be an excellent way to engage with consumers and build your brand. Here's a look at how Allrecipes.com has managed to leverage its users' enthusiasm to grow its company. Comments

How Brands Are Borrowing a Film Format to Inspire Customers

Film reel Apr 23, 2015 - Several brands are enlisting consumers to create their own videos of thanks, which they are then turning into inspirational user-generated content campaigns. Comments

Woolworths Pulls #FreshInOurMemories Picture Generator Amid Consumer Backlash

woolworths-fresh-in-our-memories-image Apr 15, 2015 - Iconic Australian brand Woolworths has closed a website commemorating the 100-year anniversary of Australia's World War I involvement, after social media users accused it of profiting from war. Comments

"Tell Us Your Story" Ribs Brands for Nonsensical Tweets

tell-us-your-story-header Mar 26, 2015 - Advertising copywriter Brian Eden's humorous Tumblr, "Tell Us Your Story," mocks brands that invite ill-advised user-generated content on Twitter. Comments

VIDEO: How Wendy’s Leverages Social and Native to Target Millennials

brandon-wendys-image Mar 20, 2015 - In this video interview, Brandon Rhoten, vice president of digital and social media at Wendy's International, talks about the brand’s approach to social and native advertising for its 6,500 locations worldwide. Comments

What's Next for Brands and Wearable Technology in China?

china-fashion Mar 19, 2015 - Opportunities abound for brands as Chinese social media apps and technology companies work together on innovative crossovers between wearables and digital marketing. Comments

Your Social Media Images Can Now Be Turned Into Facebook Ads

social-media-image-sharing Mar 11, 2015 - A new ad format enables brands to turn user-generated images into sponsored Facebook posts. Comments

84 Percent of Millennials Don’t Trust Traditional Advertising

socialcrowds Mar 4, 2015 - Social media has changed the way brands engage with their consumers, say marketing experts from Crowdtap, Weight Watchers, and MRY, who believe brands must put people at the heart of their marketing strategy to create authentic social content. Comments

Romanian KFC Campaign Taps UGC to Parody Rich Kids of Instagram

kfc-logo Feb 5, 2015 - To promote KFC Romania's value meals, MRM Worldwide launched a user-generated content (UGC) campaign based on Millennials mocking a famous Instagram feed full of photos flaunting wealth. Comments

Expedia: User-Generated Videos Add Relevancy to Travel Campaigns [#CZLCHI]

shutterstock-144112840 Nov 6, 2014 - At ClickZ Live in Chicago, Noah Tratt, global senior vice president of media solutions at Expedia, explained how to use user-generated videos to create personal relevance among consumers. Comments

Q&A: Expedia's Noah Tratt

ClickZ Live Mobile App Oct 2, 2014 - In advance of his session at ClickZ Live Chicago, Expedia's Noah Tratt shares how his global brand is tackling the challenges of cross-platform, multi-screen marketing. Comments

Who's Driving Your Content Strategy?

Content Sep 16, 2014 - Thinking broadly about sourcing your content, as well as taking a customer-focused approach, can drive performance. Comments

ClickZ Today is our #1 newsletter.
Get a daily dose of digital marketing.

COMMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Featured White Papers

US Consumer Device Preference Report

US Consumer Device Preference Report
Traditionally desktops have shown to convert better than mobile devices however, 2015 might be a tipping point for mobile conversions! Download this report to find why mobile users are more important then ever.

E-Commerce Customer Lifecycle

E-Commerce Customer Lifecycle
Have you ever wondered what factors influence online spending or why shoppers abandon their cart? This data-rich infogram offers actionable insight into creating a more seamless online shopping experience across the multiple devices consumers are using.

Jobs

  • Editor
    Editor (Search Engine Watch) - New YorkRole Overview Search Engine Watch (SEW) provides tactical advice and information for businesses and site...