The Best Way to Use Hashtags


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.

#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. 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. “What if I did an #AskThicke hashtag on twitter?” Claire OT (@claireOT) July 3, 2014.

What is no longer working in social media: 2014 edition


Instead of trying to manage my full incoming Twitter stream, I look at my Twitter lists, hashtags, and people who I’ve set to mobile notifications first. This post by Tinu Abayomi-Paul originally appeared on AGBeat and is reprinted here by permission. ———-.

The Best Brands on Twitter 2014


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 (@Charmin) December 19, 2014. — Delta (@Delta) November 12, 2014.

The Best Brands on Instagram 2014


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.

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


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. Either way, this one is very similar to the previous hashtag.

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.

Social Media Loves Valentine’s Day: 2014 Campaigns

The Realtime Report

CC: @Netflix — Oreo Cookie (@Oreo) February 14, 2014. — NU Men’s Basketball (@NUMensBball) February 14, 2014.

Increase Twitter Engagement with Hashtags and HASHCORE


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

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?

Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

It won’t feel like just a load of Twitter hashtags – it will be a snapshot of what the world is feeling” ( AdAge ). Sony has teamed up with media agency Isobar to create a new interactive platform for this year’s World Cup, called One Stadium Live.

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. ).

Happy Holidays! The Best Holiday Ads Online in 2014


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. The best holidays ads of 2014.

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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 hashtags metadata tags metadata tracking platforms

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.

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.

Where’s Social Media Going in 2014?


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.

Use an editorial calendar for content marketing

Sherrilynne Starkie

If you are into content marketing make 2014 the year you start an editorial calendar and keep it going all year long. Keywords and hashtags. Track important hashtags that will help push content further through social channels. Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template 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.

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.

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. Social Media Campaigns @Art140 art hashtag modern art MoMA Museum of Modern Art Possible

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

5 Social Media Trends for 2014: New Research by Social Media Examiner. ” 24 Social Media Tips For The DIY Social Media Marketer In 2014 by Idea Girl Marketing. Spread the love around”), reblogging, commenting, using hashtags (yes, “Hashtags are big on Tumblr!”),

Have we lost that loving feeling, Twitter?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Eventually, we built lists and used hashtags to follow conversations. Maybe it’s the spammy hashtags and sponsored tweets.

Instagram and the news

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook and hashtags at long last. Instagram-logo (Photo credit: JAMoutinho ( almost photographer )). Social media tools are transforming the way photographers, journalists and everyday users are documenting news around the world.

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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. C2Miami.  Boardroom Beauties (@dreambigincolor) August 8, 2014.

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).

Association Social Media: Philanthropy Ohio


I created a hashtag, which we promoted everywhere with signage, in the presentation, pre-event emails, the web app, etc. By adding the hashtag to the centerpieces on the tables and every slide in the presentation, people engaged with us more than I even expected them to.

How To Write A Post That Will Rock Your Facebook


Beware the Facebook hashtag. There is a difference in how a hashtag is used on Twitter and on Facebook – they don’t serve the same purpose or function. On Twitter, a hashtag is a tool used to search for information. Guest post by Cari Bennette. ————-.

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How Calvin Klein Has Created Dialogue With Customers


Now its 2014 and Calvin Klein has once again come up with something good! >> Check out the #MyCalvins hashtag on Instagram. This post is written by Stine Haarløv, who has applied for an internship at Mindjumpers. Stine studies Film and Media science at Copenhagen University.

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Google+ for Your Business


Use Google+ Hashtags. Finally, the use of hashtags in Google+ connects every post to a search on the platform. Subscribe to get my blog in your inbox regularly for latest social media and marketing trends, tips and best practices in 2014.

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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.”. What do you think – are you ready to buy through a hashtag?

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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. But if you keep using the same hashtags, you’ll keep getting the same results.

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Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Key lessons about SEO in 2014: • The days of tips & tricks in SEO are over. ” Zenith 2014 breaking bad with twitter session by lisa grimm and lisa buyer from Lisa Buyer. The ideal tweet structure: headline, link, no more than three hashtags.

21 Fantastic Facebook Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook Finally Gets Hashtags: 10 Smart Ways to Help B2B Marketers by Inbound Visibility. Many (most?) marketers have a love-hate relationship with Facebook.

Content Marketing Isn’t Always About Content Creation


In essence, as long as the program structure guides participants (as opposed to runaway hashtag efforts , content participation efforts can have a dramatic and positive impact on exciting professional content creation programs. This post is by Rich Becker and originally appeared on Words.

Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)


The communication team keeps track of members using this hashtag and awards prizes that are sponsored by their corporate partners.

Arts nonprofit? Read this now!


Connect with us on Twitter using hashtag #nptecharts. HEADS UP! Introducing a new #nptecharts Community of Practice! There’s a new resource for people in nonprofit arts whose work involves technology. Will you help spread the word?

Overhaul Your Social Media Marketing Strategy with These Basic Approaches


For example, hashtags are powerful on Instagram and Twitter while their meaning and relevance have less impact on LinkedIn. As dynamic and potent as social media can be for growing businesses and catapulting causes to million-strong audiences, it’s quite easy for the medium to grow stale.