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Leveraging Existing Content for Effortless Wedding Marketing


Sound familiar? Have you ever been told to just sift through your existing content in your camera roll and email inbox, hoping to find something usable for your social media? You know the pain of feeling like you have no content and then spending hours searching through photos and emails, only to end up with nothing substantial to share. It's frustrating, right?


In the latest episode of the I Do Wedding Marketing podcast, host Nina Addeo explored the art of content creation and maximizing social media results with limited time. Nina shared valuable insights, stressing the significance of repurposing existing content, such as overlooked material in one's camera roll and utilizing content from email inboxes. She also underscored the impact of user-generated content, along with leveraging stock photo sites and platforms like Grid bank to diversify content. The episode concluded with a mailbag segment, addressing queries about optimal Instagram posting times and running targeted ad campaigns in the wedding industry. Nina's practical examples and expert advice offered wedding industry professionals actionable strategies to elevate their social media presence and effectively connect with their audience. For anyone seeking to elevate their social media strategy and harness the potential of existing content, this episode is a valuable resource and a worthwhile listen.


In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Create captivating content to drive engagement and results.

  • Repurpose existing content for maximum impact and reach.

  • Encourage user-generated content to boost engagement and interaction.

  • Source additional captivating content to keep your audience engaged.

  • Launch targeted ad campaigns to reach your ideal wedding industry audience.


Maximizing Results with Limited Time on Social Media

In today's fast-paced environment, making the most out of your time on social media is crucial. Spending hours scrolling through feeds isn't productive. Instead, strategically plan how to engage with your audience effectively with limited time. This could mean meticulously planning your posts, pin down the best times for posting, and deeply understanding your target audience. Each minute spent on social media must have a purpose, whether it's for curating content, engaging with followers, or analyzing the success of recent posts. Our host, Nina reinforces this sentiment. She suggests that sifting through redundant photos on your camera roll or past emails can unearth a gold mine of content that's been overlooked. Time spent on organizing and planning these unused posts can do wonders for your future engagement rates and the overall aesthetics of your social media feeds.


Leveraging Stock Photo Sites and Grid Bank

There are times when you run out of personalized content, that's when stock photos or platforms like Grid bank come to the rescue. There's nothing wrong in supplementing your feed with these resources. In fact, they add diversity to your feeds, making it seem more curated and professional. They can also serve as a great filler between your personalised posts, maintaining the continuity in your story. Nina talked about how these sites are not just useful when you're out of content, but also when you want to add variety to your feed. She mentioned that Grid bank offers contents compatible with Instagram reels, implying just how up-to-date these platforms are. She encourages the use of such sources to keep your feed fresh and intriguing.


Leveraging Existing Content

Existing content is like uncut diamonds, a conscious effort is needed to find and polish them to reflect their true potential. Found in places as simple as your camera roll, emails, or over social media, repurposing this content gives you an opportunity to retell your narrative from a fresh perspective. This not only saves your time but can also reinforce your brand's message without coming off as repetitive. Nina stresses the importance of this concept by sharing a resourceful tip - go through your email inbox or photos you've been tagged in to source content. It's a simple yet effective way to broaden your reach, she believes. Also, by asking permission from your clients before sharing their images, you make them feel valued, indirectly increasing their likelihood of engaging with your content.


The resources mentioned in this episode are:

  • Join the Freelance Friday Club by Latasha James for access to a membership group where freelancers and entrepreneurs can meet up, ask questions, and gain valuable insights. (https://www.freelancefriday.co/)

  • Sign up for the free presentation at the Wedding Business CEO Summit to learn time-saving tips and strategies for maximizing results with limited time on social media. (https://weddingbusinessceosummit.com/)

  • Check out the resources tab on the I Do Wedding Marketing website for recommended stock photo sites to get wedding-specific photos.

  • Explore Grid Bank, a new platform for obtaining vertical video content to support reels content. (https://gridbank.io/)

  • Email hello@idoweddingmarketing.com to ask a question and have it answered on the podcast.

Timestamped summary of this episode:

00:00:02 - Introduction and Podcast Overview Nina introduces the podcast and discusses the focus on the wedding industry and social media marketing.

00:01:21 - Maximizing Results with Limited Time on Social Media Nina mentions her upcoming free presentation at the wedding business CEO summit on maximizing results with limited time on social media.

00:03:31 - Leveraging Existing Content Nina discusses the importance of leveraging existing content, such as photos from the camera roll, emails with testimonials, and tagged posts on Instagram to create new social media content.

00:09:23 - Leveraging Stock Photo Sites and Grid Bank Nina briefly mentions the use of stock photo sites and the new platform Grid Bank to obtain wedding-specific photos and vertical video content.

00:11:12 - Q&A and Audience Engagement Nina answers audience questions on the best times to post on Instagram, running targeted ad campaigns for the wedding industry, and strategies for increasing follower count and engagement on social media platforms.



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