#HashAtIt: Now You Can Search Hashtags Over Multiple Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

Are hashtags part of your brand’s marketing plan? Hashtags work on multiple social networks – but until recently there was no easy way to search them on all of these platforms. Enter #HashAtIt.com ; the site bills itself as “the first social media search engine that gives users a way to gather information on any metadata tags (#hashtags) from popular social networks.” The site features customizable #hashtag boards, created and tailored by users.

Hashtags, the Good the Bad, the Oh So Ugly

Janet Fouts

It can’t be over-stated how important it is to research a hashtag before you use it and to give a little thought to what people may do with it once you unleash it on the world. I stuck to Twitter posts simply because they’re easier to embed, but most or all of these hashtags appear across social platforms. “What if I did an #AskThicke hashtag on twitter?” ” — Josh William Evans (@JoshEvans_) July 1, 2014. Hashtags have saved lives too.

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NBA Announces 2014 Social Media Award Winners

The Realtime Report

Best Hashtag- Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers). Rajon Rondo (@RajonRondo) January 14, 2014. Related Stories Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub for 2014 World Cup MyPermissions’ Android App: Is Your Private Information Secure?

02/14/2014: Social Media Snapshot | Facebook Trending Hashtags, Twitter Redesign & More.

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Google , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: Facebook , Firefox , Google , page layout algorithm , social media , Social Media Marketing , Top heavy filter , Trending , Twitter Facebook Trending Hashtags, New Twitter Layout, Google Page Layout Algorithm Updates and more! Below are highlights of changes on top social media platforms for the week ending February 14, 2014: New on Facebook Page Admins [.] ( Read more. ).

The Best Brands on Twitter 2014

Devumi

Since I wrote a top brands on Instagram article earlier, I think it is only appropriate that I also give you a best brands on Twitter 2014 review. The best brands on Twitter 2014. Charmin have made their account popular thanks to fun tweets like this where they join in on trending hashtags: #WorstDateIn5Words You clogged your dates toilet. — Charmin (@Charmin) December 19, 2014. That truly makes them one of the best brands on Twitter in 2014.

The Best Brands on Instagram 2014

Devumi

2014 may go down as the Year of Instagram as the photo sharing app surpassed the 300 million user mark. Brands in 2014 have finally gotten on board with Instagram, and some exciting content has been produced over the year. The Best Brands on Instagram 2014. A photo posted by Urban Outfitters (@urbanoutfitters) on Dec 12, 2014 at 11:45am PST. A photo posted by Urban Outfitters (@urbanoutfitters) on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:16am PST.

How To Cross-Promote With Hashtags

Small Business Mavericks

Hashtags present a unique opportunity for online marketers. You can cross-promote your products, services, and brands with hashtags in very powerful ways that before was not possible. If you use one hashtag that is common among all of your social networks, you are more likely to find your audience and more likely to allow your audience to find you when they conduct a hashtag search. That requires branding your hashtag.

Track Your #Hashtags More Easily With HashAtIt

Small Business Mavericks

Here’s how it works — you see a #hashtag that catches your attention on any subject at all, anywhere. Getting news updates tells you what has already happened, but being able to track #hashtags easily tells you what is happening right now. It’s got a user-friendly interface, and you can create #hashtag boards to embed on your sites for your own followers. Social Media hashatit.com hashtags metadata tags metadata tracking platforms

It’s Friday! Which Hashtag Will Kick Start Your Weekend?

Firebelly

This begs the question, which hashtags are associated with Friday? However you celebrate Friday’s arrival, this is the only rule that applies to this hashtag. This hashtag is laden with parties and all sorts of shenanigans ripped right from a Katy Perry song (if you catch my drift). Either way, this one is very similar to the previous hashtag. The bottom line is, no matter which hashtag you choose to use on Friday, have some fun and enjoy the weekend!

How to use Hashtags on Instagram for your Business

Devumi

Hashtags have been an integral aspect of Twitter since nearly its inception. Once hashtags broke out big there, every other social media platform wanted to use them too. Hashtags on Instagram may now be even bigger then on Twitter due to the more lasting nature of Instagram images. The nature of hashtags on Instagram makes them the key element of your Instagram marketing plan. Without great hashtags on Instagram, your marketing won’t go anywhere.

How to Identify Relevant Hashtags for Your Business

Convince & Convert

Identifying the right hashtags is critical when it comes to social monitoring and engagement. Identify the Hashtags of. This allows us to find the conversations where our target audience hangs out. By adding value to the conversation, we can start to build up a relationship that could possibly leads to a business transaction (or at the very least awareness). I have developed this three-step method using a few favorite Twitter tools – Twitonomy, Hashtagify.me, and RiteTag.

Increase Twitter Engagement with Hashtags and HASHCORE

Kikolani

Did you know that tweets that include one to two hashtags have a 21% boost in engagement according to Buffer ? This could be due to the topic of the tweets, people who follow specific hashtags, trending topics, or the apps that pull tweets based on topic such as Paper.li. If you’d like to incorporate the power of Twitter hashtags into your blog posts without making readers leave your website, then HASHCORE is a great tool to try.

Happy Holidays! The Best Holiday Ads Online in 2014

Devumi

The best holiday ads so far in 2014 have done their usual job of playing some holiday music, selling some great items, and even warming us up a little during this chilly time of year in the Northern Hemisphere. Let’s take a look at the best holiday ads of 2014 and remember that today is about more than commercials. The best holidays ads of 2014. This is key to why it’s one of the best holiday campaigns of 2014. — Missguided (@Missguided) December 2, 2014.

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6 Speakers You Shouldn’t Miss at Pubcon Austin 2014

Bill Hartzer

If you’re not attending the Austin conference, then you should follow the #pubcon hashtag on Twitter so you can see all the latest tweets, that I’m sure will include some great tips from speakers. Usually you can find those posts through the #pubcon Twitter hashtag, as well. I’ve hand-picked the sessions that I think are going to be great ones, the speakers who you shouldn’t miss if you’re attending Pubcon Austin 2014 this week.

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

If you create content and don’t use a hashtag you are passing it through OWNED media (your subscribers) but it rarely escapes into EARNED media (other people who would be interested. Try adding a hashtag or two that you know people use and monitor and see how it resonates. Without the hashtags, status updates, tweets, social objects sit there waiting for the subscribers to see it. WITH hashtags, outbound connection of content to channels occurs.

Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?

Mindjumpers

2013 is coming to an end after what has been an interesting year for social media and we think that 2014 isn’t going to be any less interesting. We’ve looked into our crystal ball and made predictions of what we think 2014 has to offer. 1 news source within recent years and this tendency will increase in 2014. And this tendency is definitely going to continue even more in 2014. And this is a trend, which will most likely continue and increase even more in 2014.

Social Media Loves Valentine’s Day: 2014 Campaigns

The Realtime Report

CC: @Netflix pic.twitter.com/uuhk1Zw4ad — Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 14, 2014. TGI Fridays lures singles with chicken wings : looking to attract singles during the week of Valentine’s Day (Feb 10-14), Twitter users tweeted @tgifridays with hashtag # thankswingman for the chance to win a $15 gift card toward chicken wings (the first 500 to do so each won a card). pic.twitter.com/jZjMwsaj3Y — NU Men’s Basketball (@NUMensBball) February 14, 2014.

Managing Facebook ads from your phone

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook and hashtags at long last. This is one of our Facebook Ads (Photo credit: The Cyphers Agency). Now advertisers have a new way to manage Facebook ads on the go. Ads Manager is now available on mobile devices. Using the Facebook (iOS, Android and mobile site) apps, marketers can now: Pause or resume campaigns. Edit budgets and schedules. View insights. Respond to alerts. The global roll out of this feature started this week.

nBA Pulse: a new social analytics tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

The eliminates the need to have someone watching feeds and hashtag trends all the time. In a classic case of poacher turned gamekeeper, I was recently invited by an American PR agency to have a personal briefing about the launch of a new social media product. It was a chance to play the role of the journalist in a three-way conversation that was very much like the hundreds (maybe thousands?) of interviews I’ve sat in on over the years, but this time I got to ask the questions.

ProBlogger Event 2014 – Wrap Up

ProBlogger

It is hard to believe but the 2014 ProBlogger Training event is already last month and if I’m honest with you – I’m still reeling from it a little. Over the two days of the event the #PBEVENT hashtag had around 15,000 tweets with over 47,000,000 impressions (over the month around the event this is closer to 80,000,000 impressions), over 3000 instagrams and since the event we’ve seen more blog posts written about the event than we can keep up with.

6 Quotes to Remember From #C2Miami

Waxing UnLyrical

2014 is clearly my year to be in Florida. Thank God for Twitter and hashtags! ” - @rolandsmartin #C2Miami ”  Alayna Middleton (@LoveLivePurpose) August 8, 2014. On balance: Key takeaway from Edelman’s “Balancing Act” panel at #C2Miami : Recharge, Be Present, and Communicate.  Edelman Talent (@EdelmanTalent) August 8, 2014. C2Miami.  Boardroom Beauties (@dreambigincolor) August 8, 2014.

MoMA Creates @Art140 To Stir Up Conversation

The Realtime Report

” Conversations will be grouped by hashtags that appear underneath each piece of art; the first round includes #Art140 with #Popova, #VanGogh, #Boccioni, #Klimt, #Gauguin and #Rousseau. Related Stories #ActionTags Let Consumers Buy Products Directly From TV Ads Using Twitter, Facebook or Instagram Social Media Loves Valentine’s Day: 2014 Campaigns How HTC One’s Smartphone Campaign Earned 54,000 Photos Worldwide.

03/21/2014: Social Media Snapshot | Twitter’s Major Update Rumors, Evernote Updates Business Card Scanning Tool & More

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Social Media Marketing , Twitter Tags: @-reply , evernote , hashtags , social media , Social Media Snapshot , Twitter , twitter videos Twitter’s Major Update Rumors, NBA Tries Out Instant Play Twitter Videos & Evernote Updates Business Card and Presentation Mode Scanning Tools Catch up on the need-to-know changes and updates in social media that affect your business and brand…all in one place.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

The Realtime Report

Twitter testing easier-to-use hashtags – Twitter is testing a feature that will better organize hashtags; it adds an expanded label to some hashtag searches, giving the hashtags “ a sense of legitimacy and order as related to a certain event or subject” (The Wall Street Journal). Social Media News Ticker Bolt deep learning Facebook Facebook Gifts Facebook Messenger Foursquare hashtags Instagram LinkedIn Mitro social media news Swarm Twitter

The Best Way to Use Hashtags

SocialFish

Great primer from John Haydon, about using hashtags for #givingTuesday… or any other hashtag for that matter! 7 Tips for Using Hashtags on #GivingTuesday from John Haydon. ————-. photo credit ). Featured Implementation

5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level

Webbiquity SMM

3) Experiment With New Hashtags. Hashtags, of course, are essential to getting attention on Twitter. If Twitter is one giant cocktail party, then hashtags are how you take part in a conversation. Most established accounts use a handful of hashtags, either ones directly related to their industry or market, or ones that have successfully garnered engagement in the past. But if you keep using the same hashtags, you’ll keep getting the same results.

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#ActionTags Let Consumers Buy Products Directly From TV Ads Using Twitter, Facebook or Instagram

The Realtime Report

By using hashtags as the glue to connect traditional and social media, suddenly consumers can digitally raise their hand and start a direct customer relationship with a brand they value.”. Using hashtags to purchase or sample products, enter a promotion or access premium content has already proven successful for Chirpify and participating brands, including some big names like adidas, AT&T, Forever 21, Lenovo and Sprint.

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Will Digital Reach Improve the PR Measurement Drumbeat?

Waxing UnLyrical

We’ll be on Twitter, and as usual, all you have to do is join the fun using the #measurePR hashtag. Disclosure: Heidi Sullivan , who is featured in this post, works for Cision , which is an SBC client. However, Heidi is also a very good friend, and our friendship long pre-dates SBC’s and Cision’s business relationship. So there. AVEs rear their ugly head.

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What Is Twitterjacking And Does It Work?

Small Business Mavericks

Twitterjacking is a little known strategy where you can “hijack” a tweet or retweet, hashtag, or another specific Twitter marketing strategy and use it for your own gain. Let’s start with hashtags. Find two or three popular hashtags in your niche and follow them for a while. Event hashtags are perfect because after the event they tend to die out slowly. Make sure your tweet is relevant to the hashtag.

Monday Roundup: Secrets

Waxing UnLyrical

How to Perform a Hashtag Search Across Multiple Channels. Why:What’s the secret to making hashtags work for you and your brand? Ian Cleary explores how you can monitor the traffic that is generated across multiple channels via hashtags. Secrets everyone has them. Some secrets are good, some bad, and some hold the key to business success. This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that either focus on, or reveal hidden gems via, secrets.

How NOT to Run Your Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

This hashtag is an immensely popular tool for starting conversations, spreading ideas, and adding extra levels of meaning. Make sure there is no room for confusion with the hashtag you choose – a second pair of eyes might help – and consider carefully whether its meaning could be subverted. The McDonalds #McDStories campaign is a classic example; the hashtag unleashed a barrage of stories of food poisoning and animal cruelty, not exactly what the brand had in mind.

Does My Business Need to be on Twitter?

yMarketingMatters

The great hashtag feature keeps you up to date with latest trends and news worthy events. Use hashtags for your business to increase your exposure and followers. Use hashtags with your keywords and stay on top of the trending hashtags as well. of retweets have at least one hashtag.

10 Tips to Prepare for NMX 2014

Kikolani

We’re only five days away from one of my favorite online marketing events, NMX 2014. If you haven’t planned any meetings before getting to NMX and want to know who all is there, be sure to follow the #NMX hashtag. You''re reading 10 Tips to Prepare for NMX 2014 , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger.

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Social Media is the Back Channel for Teen Angst

Direct Marketing Observations

First I want to quote a paragraph from the abstract of a 2011 paper by danah boyd , a renowned expert on teen culture and social media at Microsoft Research. The paper is titled, The Drama! Teen Conflict, Gossip, and Bullying in Networked Publics. Here’s the quote: “Drama is a gendered process that perpetrates conventional gender norms. It also reflects discourses of celebrity, particularly the mundane interpersonal conflict found on soap operas and reality television.

Chevrolet Brilliantly Embraces Chevy Guy’s “Technology and Stuff” Blunder

The Social Media Incubator

29, the San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals to win the 2014 World Series. Since that night, Chevy has run with the hashtag, #TechnologyAndStuff, which was trending on Twitter shortly after the blunder. 1, 2014. On Wednesday, Oct. However, it wasn’t the Giants everyone was focused on after the game and the days following. Who was everyone talking about? A regional manager for Chevy.

How Milaap’s #HopeProject Gives New Life to Former Devadasis

Waxing UnLyrical

And that in 2014 you could invest in micro businesses … … started by former Indian sex workers, forced into prostitution because of a centuries-old practice … … and help these hard-working women stand on their feet … … for just $25? I’ll be setting up and sharing my own fundraiser, to which I hope you’ll make a loan, but in the meantime, I’d love it if you’d keep up on Twitter , Facebook , and the campaign hashtag, #HopeProject.

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Emerging Social Media Trend: Logo Detection In Images

Firebelly

If you’re only doing hashtag and text-based searches for your brand, then you’re literally “missing the pictures.” ” Common social listening tools like Radian6 miss many of the photos with your brand’s logo in them unless the person who uploaded it mentioned you in the description. A tool like Ditto Photo Analytics was built for logo. Blog Social Media

5 Fast Hacks To Increase Your Twitter Click Through Rate

Webbiquity SMM

Leverage Hashtags From Industry Events. Include the event’s hashtag in your tweets to promote your content. Guest post by Logan Strain. There are few things more satisfying to an online marketer than witnessing your brand’s Twitter account reach critical mass. All the work you put into building a large social platform is paying off, and now your account, which was once only followed by your coworkers, is now a social media powerhouse.

Virgin America Launches First In-Flight Social Network With #PlanePitch Twitter Contest

The Realtime Report

So far the response seems very positive, with lots of hashtag #planepitch entries, ranging from silly to serious. ECA| G.Na (@PandaZMafia) February 11, 2014 . Jennifer D (@vastjewels) February 11, 2014. The ability to access your social networks while in the air is nothing new; many airlines offer in-flight WiFi (for a price) within the US.

Six Stellar Twitter Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

3 Very Useful Twitter Hashtag Analytics Tools by Razor Social. Writing that “Analyzing the activity around a hashtag on twitter can help you identify the influencers, find useful links, analyze trends and much more,” Ian Cleary reviews three hashtag analytics tools including Tweetbinder , which lets you “analyze a twitter chat to see who is engaged in the conversation, who is most influential, what tweets were shared, what links are shared” and more.

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The Rules Of Throwback Thursday

Firebelly

“TBT” or “Throwback Thursday” is one of the most popular hashtag trends on the web. According to Instagram, there are over 132 million photos bearing the tag. Obviously, it’s popular. Throwback to the 90′s- My cousins and I always loved to dress up our Barbies and each other! Consequently with all of its fame, there are bound to be some missteps when using the popular term. We have all seen them and I am sure have been somewhat confused or even annoyed.

Bubblews: The Social Network That Pays Users To Post

The Realtime Report

Each post is called a bubble, hashtags are substituted with a plus sign (+), and users can tag others using an ampersand (&). Bubblew’s study was conducted online in the United States using Harris Poll, from June 30-July 2, 2014 with 2,047 participants ages 18 and over. Related Stories NBA Announces 2014 Social Media Award Winners Social Media Campaigns Kick-Off 2014 World Cup Hidden Cash: What The Latest Twitter Trend Could Mean For Brands.

Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

Waxing UnLyrical

Many, many, many, many shows have their own hashtag located there. I have a confession to make. When I’m asked how I like to spend my free time, I tend to hem and haw. “Riding my bike,” or “reading up on the day’s news” are the answers I usually give, and those are true. But deep down inside, I know that the truth is the box that sits in my living room. Television. I have an unhealthy love for, and obsession with, television. “The Blacklist.”