This is going to be an ongoing viral tweet. and I will continue to update. I think it’s a very important topic.
I’m going to start off with a great post from Steve Rubel titled ethical social media marketing that I think we should all read and send to others.
Next here’s an article from newsweek in which the author thinks that the UGC pendulum is swinging back towards the experts.
From an SEO perspective we have: Maximizing SEO Returns with User Generated Content
Here’s a blog dedicated to UGC
Here’s a great article by Paul Chin about the value of UGC which I highly recommend.
Want to know about the rise of user generated content? Read this article from Entrepreneur
and then the dark side-or When user generated content goes bad
Now at this point you should be getting the gist. So, what are your thoughts on user generated content? Do you put more trust in your peers and communities than you do traditional media, online media and word of mouth? Who’s blog do you trust? who’s opinion do you bank on? Do you find yourself spending more time online than watching or listening or reading traditional media sources?
Take the UGC Survey