User-generated content has come a long way since 2005, when YouTube was making a splash with product videos. Consumers today watch 1 billion hours of YouTube per day. Consumers today watch 1 billion hours of YouTube per day. By uploading product reviews, how-to content and playful product placement, consumers are given unprecedented access to a brand’s reputation, allowing everyday shoppers to serve as a powerful new breed of brand ambassadors. Here are other ways to user-generated content is being used and how it can help your brand get in front of the customer.
Building trust with your millennial shopper is so vital in today’s retail climate. For retail marketers to be successful in reaching them, brands must present their value in an authentic way that meets millennial expectations. Here are ways to not only reach your millennial shopper but gain their trust as well.