10 Instagram Best Practices For 2015

Firebelly

Last month, I talked about 10 Twitter Best Practices For 2015. 5) Create and monitor brand-related hashtags. Create unique hashtags for your brand or its products. This make it easier for you to track brand mentions and can help alleviate confusion on the appropriate hashtag to use when talking about your product. Make sure the hashtags you use are relevant to the content you’re posting. The wrong hashtag can lead to unintended negative consequences.

Improve Your Marketing With Hashtags

yMarketingMatters

Hashtags are such a prominent part of online culture today that it’s rare to find anyone who doesn’t know what they are. Yet even as most people have come to know what they are, many people still don’t understand how to use hashtags to improve marketing for their business. The proliferation of hashtags is truly incredible. LinkedIn experimented with hashtags for awhile before giving up.). Remember, hashtags have to be ONE word.

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How to Track Hashtag Campaigns with Social Media Analytics

Convince & Convert

Hashtags are a great tool to track conversations about brands, companies, or events. A good hashtag can help spread the message about your brand, company, or event far beyond your regular audience. Using social media analytics like Talkwalker’s Hashtag Campaign IQ App , instant and in-depth hashtag tracking is now possible. A current example of a widespread event-related hashtag is #FIFAWWC, the official hashtag of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.

10 Twitter Best Practices For 2015

Firebelly

Here are 10 that will help you improve your efforts on Twitter in 2015. 4) Don’t overuse hashtags. We’ve all seen it, a one or two word tweet with ten irrelevant hashtags. 5) Use the correct hashtags. In addition to using the hashtags you’ve created for your brand or product, use the hashtags your customers may be using (if they differ from your own.). Some best practices are timeless, others change as frequently as Twitter does.

10 Twitter Best Practices For 2015

Firebelly

Here are 10 that will help you improve your efforts on Twitter in 2015. 4) Don’t overuse hashtags. We’ve all seen it, a one or two word tweet with ten irrelevant hashtags. 5) Use the correct hashtags. In addition to using the hashtags you’ve created for your brand or product, use the hashtags your customers may be using (if they differ from your own.). Some best practices are timeless, others change as frequently as Twitter does.

10 Instagram Best Practices For 2015

Firebelly

Last month, I talked about 10 Twitter Best Practices For 2015. 5) Create and monitor brand-related hashtags. Create unique hashtags for your brand or its products. This make it easier for you to track brand mentions and can help alleviate confusion on the appropriate hashtag to use when talking about your product. Make sure the hashtags you use are relevant to the content you’re posting. The wrong hashtag can lead to unintended negative consequences.

Best Holiday Ads 2015: Marketing Fun for the Festive Season!

Devumi

As the best holiday ads 2015 edition here on Devumi will show you, that has certainly been the case this year! These five ads did their best to incorporate Internet specific tactics, holiday marketing, hashtags, and social integration to create truly memorable […]. The post Best Holiday Ads 2015: Marketing Fun for the Festive Season! The holiday season always seems to bring out the best in online marketers.

Advanced Social Media Course – August Sydney 2015

Laurel Papworth

August 3rd-5th 2015. I’m not sure I’m using the right Hashtags for Instagram, Twitter etc. Shares Looking for an advanced social media course in Sydney ? Covering Facebook, Twitter, blogs, social media strategy writing for clients, step by step campaigns, measurement and analytics, and dealing with trolls and negative criticism on Facebook and other social media sites? Look no further!

Facebook Pages are getting mobile friendly

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook and hashtags: at long last. Facebook has just announced that business pages are getting a whole lot more mobile friendly thanks to new features and functions designed with hand-held devices in mind. There are 45 million businesses using Facebook pages to reach more than 1.5 billion people. More than 660 million people use only a mobile phone to access Facebook, so the improvements are smart and will help page owners promote their businesses and achieve objectives.

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6 Tips To Improve The Use Of #HashTags - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

#HashTags are the most recent additions on Facebook. HashTags unfortunately can be a too cluttering on your Audience’s eye. Below are 6 tips on how best you can use #HashTags: Words: When you #HashTag a word it needs to be such that your Target Audience uses the same in search and would think on similar lines. CapitalLetter: Use capital letter after #HashTag. Clutter: Please do not clutter your entire Post with #HashTags.

How To Create And Use #HashTags - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

The #HashTags widespread use began with the Social Media Platform Twitter. But in October 2007, Citizen Journalists began using the HashTags of #SanDiegoFire, at Messina’s suggestion, to Tweet updates on a series of forest fires in San Diego. The practice of Hashtagging took off since then. Now Users and Brands employ Hashtags to cover serious political events [#Cairo] and entertainment topics [#MileyCyrus] alike. I n June 2013, Facebook added HashTag usage.

Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

Hashtags too are really useful in following trends and conversation threads. Hootsuite partners with hashtag aggregator Tagboard to help brands display tweets. Twitter has been around now for nine years; during that short time it’s changed both the PR profession and practitioners alike. It’s been a driving force for my business, career and life. I connect with colleagues and associates from around the world.

Monday Roundup: With Love, the Social Media Spotlight

Waxing UnLyrical

If you haunt any of the PR hashtags on Twitter, chances are you’ve come across Jodi. Kristie Aylett, APR (@KristK) February 3, 2015. Seeing as how Valentine’s Day is around the corner, the Birdie and I thought we’d focus this edition of the Monday Roundup on seven people who contribute extensively to the practice of PR today (in some cases, indirectly). So I’m taking advantage of WUL to shine the social media spotlight on them.

Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today

Visually SM

Posted under the hashtag #DoMore, the company’s timeline features captivating images of farmers , graffiti artists , shark advocates, and other engaging folks doing interesting things. Instagram was once the digital playground of hipsters and teens looking for a place to share pictures of frappes and puppies. In the past couple of years, its user base has exploded and now includes well-known brands and companies who use the platform as a way to reach and engage with customers.

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5 Ways to Use Location Data for Better Social Listening

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com Customers talk in more than keywords and hashtags. But more often than not, posts don’t include the keywords or hashtags you’re likely watching (74% of content, our research shows). Social Media Strategy brand engagement hashtags location tagging social listening Social Media Marketing social media strategy

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One Social Media Metric to Rule Them All

Visually SM

Utilize relevant hashtags. Please excuse the nerdy headline—I’ve been on a real “Lord of the Rings” kick recently—but if I can borrow some of Mr. Tolkien’s flare for the dramatic, I will say that there really is one social media metric out there should be monitored more closely than the rest.

How to Adapt Your Brand for Instagram

Convince & Convert

As of June 2015, Adweek reported that Instagram’s commitment to content quality and millennial audience have attracted more than 475 ad campaigns with brands such as The Gap, Michael Kors, and Taco Bell. Users across multiple social media channels were asked to submit photos of themselves on vacation with #MyRewardDay and #Contest by August 16, 2015 for a chance to win $10,000 toward their next adventure.

The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Thought Leader

Waxing UnLyrical

While rolling their eyes, there are some who think it should be added to the list of overused words and join the likes of bae, twerk, selfie and hashtag (please go here if you don’t know what any of those mean). Guest Post by C.A. Newberry. You started a blog, penned some insightful articles and accumulated a couple thousand followers on Twitter. Shall we label you a “thought leader?” ” Nope, not happening. Sorry.

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Running, Kinesiology & Marketing: The Rachel Smith Interview

Firebelly

I have also been a part of social monitoring projects—learning how to monitor keywords and hashtags across social media platforms, as well as helping to develop influencer programs for our clients, such as American Red Cross of Indiana. When you hear about a student majoring in Kinesiology working at a marketing agency, you might think that’s illogical. But for Rachel Smith, it’s proving to be a significant career catalyst.

How To Create Fireworks With Customers On Instagram

Firebelly

Search for others who are hashtagging your brand or product and acknowledge those images too with a “double tap” or comment. No brand wants to be a dud on Instagram. Here are three ways to help make your customers see sparks after they follow you. CONSISTENTLY PUBLISH INTERESTING CONTENT. Consistency is key on any social media platform. Post interesting photos and videos on a regular basis—not too much that you annoy people and not too little that they forget about you.

The 12 Best Twitter Analytics Tools for Online Marketing Success!

Devumi

Resource Twitter hashtag marketing influencer marketing online marketing social media marketing twitter followers twitter marketing twitter marketing strategyHaving good Twitter analytics apps is one of the most important things there is when it comes to successful Twitter marketing. This is because Twitter is one HUGE conversation taking place in one online space – The Twittersphere.

The Ironic Beauty Of Google Indexing Tweets And Why Content Marketers Should Pay Attention

SocMed Sean

Since February, 2015, Google has been adding tweets into their search index and then including them in the search results. Twitter even arranges links into nice little categories through the use of hashtags. Author’s Note: I’ve been noodling on this post for quite a while now. I guess I’m just a sucker for technological irony. Before we get started, I’m going to be up-front with the fact that this is a bit of a long post.

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106 More Amazing Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 and 2015

Webbiquity SMM

Tweets with 1-2 hashtags get 21% higher average engagement than those with none; but tweets with more than 3 hashtags get 17% less engagement. By the end of 2015, 81% of all U.S. As Wallis Simpson, Dutchess of Windsor, famously said , “You can never be too rich or too thin. Or have too many social media marketing statistics.”

How to Use Twitter as a Professional Networking Tool

Idaconcpts

Use Hashtags to Archive Conversations. Using hashtags can put your post among those that are involved within specific conversations. Some best practices for using hashtags are: Don’t #spam #your #followers #with #hashtags; Use no more than two hashtags per tweet ; Keep hashtags relevant to the topic of your tweet. Twitter is more than just a method to share your thoughts regarding any particular subject.

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6 Tips On How To Use #HashTags On Your Facebook - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

6 Tips On How To Use #HashTags On Your Facebook ? I work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me

Can A Hashtag Send You To Jail?

Twist Image

She took a picture of someone else's graffiti work and posted it with some anti-police hashtags. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7

How to Get Free Vine Followers Today!

Devumi

Beginners Vine content marketing hashtag marketing social media marketing video marketing vine vine marketing viral marketingWith Vine’s popularity EXPLODING, the task of getting free Vine followers has become the goal of many online marketers. With more Vine followers, you’re able to share your videos with more people. Those people can in turn share your Vines with more of the followers with revines, and on it goes! With a growing audience, […].

Social Media Tips from Celebrities that Are AWESOME for Marketing

Devumi

Instagram Pinterest SoundCloud Twitter Vine YouTube content marketing hashtag marketing instagram marketing online marketing pinterest marketing social media marketing soundcloud marketing twitter marketing video marketing youtube marketingOut of all the places you could get social media tips, the last place you’d expect to look is celebrities. They have lots of followers because they’re already famous, right? Well, yes and no.

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Ashley Madison and the Case for In the Moment Marketing

Direct Marketing Observations

So I did a trending hashtag search on the topic. Sh*t is getting ready to hit the fan again. Just now on Twitter I was curious about the Ashley Madison scandal. I found it fascinating how it kind of exposed sunlight to the other side of or the ugly side of the web where people like to play, preferrably in the dark. Pun intended.

How to Get Followers on Twitter: With Famous Examples!

Devumi

Beginners Twitter content marketing hashtag marketing social media marketing twitter twitter followers twitter marketingEvery new user of the micro-blogging powerhouse is wondering how to get followers on Twitter. The main objective is to have a large audience to speak to, and to get them to do what you want them to. This can be great for brand exposure, for people with a cause on their mind, or for […]. The post How to Get Followers on Twitter: With Famous Examples!

Who Has the Most Twitter Followers? How Can I Get More?

Devumi

Beginners Twitter content marketing hashtag marketing social media marketing twitter marketing twitter marketing strategyHave you always wanted to have the most Twitter followers …EVER?!? Or maybe just the most Twitter followers amongst your friends? That’s a more realistic goal! I mean, I don’t want to squash your dreams, but the most popular account on Twitter currently has over 75 million followers! There’s nothing like looking at other people’s […].

Launch your Pinterest Branding Strategies in 7 Steps!

Devumi

Marketing Pinterest Tutorials content marketing hashtag marketing pinterest marketing pinterest strategy social media marketingGiven the growing popularity of the platform, and the incredible ROI brands are reporting, it’s time for you to launch your Pinterest branding strategy. While Pinterest is quite different from most social network, you can master it and see some great returns. This article is going to outline the beginnings of your Pinterest branding strategies […].

How to Make Vines that People LOVE to Watch

Devumi

Tutorials Vine content marketing hashtag marketing social media marketing video marketing viral marketingEver since it was bought up by Twitter back in 2013, Vine has been taking off at an astronomical pace. In January of this year they claimed to be at around 1.5 billion loops PER DAY. With the platform taking off, more and more people are asking how to make Vines. With the right content, […]. The post How to Make Vines that People LOVE to Watch appeared first on Devumi.

Pinterest Marketing Strategies and Tips for Repins and Likes

Devumi

Beginners Pinterest content marketing hashtag marketing pinterest board strategy pinterest business account pinterest marketing pinterest strategy social media marketingWhen it comes to Pinterest marketing strategies, I can tell that very few businesses are really making a plan and taking advantage of this incredible online marketing opportunity. Doing searches for a basic keyword, like “Pinterest marketing” shows me about 1,600 searches/month.

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: #thoughtfulgifting

Waxing UnLyrical

I love the hashtag too, because at the end of the day, the best give is one that shows you put some thought into it. No matter how old we are, I think we’re all momma’s girls (and boys) at heart. And when thousands of miles separate you, I’m really grateful for the technology that allows me to stay close to my own momma. Between recovery and traveling to Portland yesterday (I know! I just had surgery last week!), it’s been pretty hectic for me.

5 People Focused Social and Data Tools You Should Be Using

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Without further ado, please have a look at five of the most amazing people focused applications for 2015. My only gripe with Riffle is my top hashtags make it sound like I’m blogging about #pr and #mediarelations far more than I do. I barely use hashtags at all. For those who use hashtags sparingly, it’s not an accurate portrayal of what the person truly talks about. I absolutely love people data.

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How to get on the Vimeo Staff Picks List – With Examples!

Devumi

Vimeo content marketing hashtag marketing online marketing social media marketing video marketingThe Vimeo Staff Picks list is where successful and entertaining videos go to become, well, even more successful. When your video reaches this page you know that you have not only connected with your Vimeo audience, but with some of the most knowledgable and discerning people around – the Vimeo staff members themselves! It doesn’t […].

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How to Start your Social Media Strategy

Devumi

Facebook Pinterest Twitter YouTube content marketing hashtag marketing online marketing social media marketing twitter marketing video marketing youtube marketingYour social media strategy is what is going to separate you from the average user who just tweets, shares, and comments whenever they feel like it. Without a plan you’re no better than a ditzy teenager cruising around looking for someone to troll – you need to build a social media strategy if you truly […].

5 Great Hashtag Campaigns From The Hospitality Industry

Talkwalker SM

Why should you bother creating your own hashtag campaign ? A good hashtag can redefine your online brand identity, provide you with new ways to interact with your customers and help you promote product and services to new audience segments. Here are 5 great examples of hashtag campaigns from the hospitality industry that will inspire your social media strategy. LiveThere: Airbnb Uses Data For Hashtag Inspiration.

It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue

Waxing UnLyrical

Dedicated hashtag #PRDiversity for continued conversation. Godwin (@storyhungry) June 25, 2015. It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. When not blogging here, Mayra can be found communicating in status updates, thinking in hashtags and living life in 140-characters. Twitter It’s 2015 and #PRDiversity Is Still An Issue. Ed: Did you do a double take? Yes, you get TWO guest posts this week.

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