2017 Social Media Trends Check-In

Ignite Social Media

At the start of the year, we wrote about the four trends social media marketers should expect in 2017. Think about appropriate hashtags and keywords to add to the conversation. We’re excited to see what the rest of 2017 has in store for social media.

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Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. So, what exactly is a hashtag?

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#measurePR Recap (October 2017): How Gender Bias Affects the Bottom-Line

Waxing UnLyrical

ABX and ANA AFE were recently awarded the prestigious 2017 ESOMAR Research Effectiveness Award for their work. Angela Jeffrey (@ajeffrey1) October 12, 2017. Angela Jeffrey (@ajeffrey1) October 12, 2017. Angela Jeffrey (@ajeffrey1) October 12, 2017.

10 Ways to Kick Your Social Media Strategy into Shape in 2017

Ignite Social Media

Outline your specific goals and make a momentum map/timeline for 2017 to keep you and your team on pace. Simply search your brand’s name or hashtag in the search tool – you’ll be surprised at what you find. Need a trainer to whip your social media into shape in 2017?

Use Hashtags to Find Your Target Audience on Instagram

Jenn's Trends

If you’ve used Instagram for more than 5 minutes, you know how prevalent hashtags are on the platform. And as a non-hashtag lover, I was one of those who hated the all-consuming use of these hashtags on Instagram.

#Winning: Using Hashtags to Amplify Your Brand


If your brand does any digital marketing, it may seem like using hashtags is essential… Read More.

#measurePR Recap (March 2017): Celebrating Women Who Kick Major #measurePR Butt

Waxing UnLyrical

The March #measurePR chat was the day following the 2017 recognition of International Women’s Day , so Shonali had some of the PR measurement world’s female superstars as her guests on the chat this month. Heidi Sullivan (@hksully) March 9, 2017. Aly Saxe (@Aly_Saxe) March 9, 2017.

How to Use Hashtags More Effectively in Your Marketing


Does anyone really understand how to use hashtags effectively? From the looks of many social… Read More.

How to Use #Hashtags to Improve Your Social Media Marketing


A hashtag is word preceded by a hash mark (#), used within a message to identify a keyword or topic of interest and facilitate a search for it. So whenever a user adds a hashtag to their post, it is immediately indexed by the social network and searchable by other users.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019


Instagram hashtags are still an effective way to get more eyes (and engagement!) A post with at least one Instagram hashtag averages 12.6% more engagement than posts without a hashtag. Why You Should Use Instagram Hashtags. The Different Types of Instagram Hashtags.

2017 Social Media Mid-Year Recap

Ignite Social Media

It is hard to believe we are already over halfway through 2017. They added location and hashtag stories appearing in Explore, the ability to save Live video to your Story as well as filters and other functionalities like Snapchat.

Create a Hashtag Campaign on Twitter and Start Trending


Hashtags are an integral part of any Twitter marketing effort. Read and learn how to create a hashtag and use it effectively for your campaign. Why hashtags are important for Twitter marketing Hashtags […]. The post Create a Hashtag Campaign on Twitter and Start Trending appeared first on Devumi. Devumi Marketing Twitter content marketing hashtag marketing online marketing social media marketing twitter marketing twitter marketing strategy

Facebook Course – Sydney – February 2017

Laurel Papworth

Intermediate Facebook Course on Ads, Facebook Insights and PowerEditor/Pixel Retargeting: Mon 6 & Tues 7 February, 2017 in the Sydney CBD. Curriculum of the Facebook course (Sydney Feb 2017): Are you interested in: Facebook Analytics , Insights, KPIs and writing Measurement reports?

Social Media Case Study: How Red Bull Built a Strong Fan Base Online


Instagram Social Media Case Studies Twitter YouTube content marketing hashtag marketing instagram marketing twitter marketing video marketing youtube marketingRed Bull is one of the most popular brands on social media. How they pulled it off is an inspiring social media case study.

5 Highly Effective Hashtag Tracking Methods

Sprout Social

Hashtags are much more than just a way to make Tweets and Instagram posts more entertaining. You’ve probably seen your fair share of random hashtags thrown onto the end of Tweets and Instagram captions that seem to serve no real purpose. What hashtag should you use?

5 Hashtag Campaigns that Crushed It in 2017 


Creating a successful social media hashtag campaign takes equal parts creativity, risk, and luck. This year saw its share of social media campaign winners and losers, but here we’ll focus on brands who successfully created engaging hashtag campaigns with the added bonus of boosting brand awareness. Adidas started 2017 with an eye toward becoming more entrenched in the hip-hop fashion industry. Hashtag campaigns can serve several different purposes—often at one time.

5 Free Hashtag Analytics Tools That Every Brand Needs


Hashtags are an integral part of finding and joining social conversations on a number of platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. WithRiteTag, you can get instant feedback on your hashtags and get recommendations of hashtags not to use.

F8 2017 Recap: 10 Major Announcements Every Marketer Should Know

Buffer Social

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook F8 conference 2017. We followed the conference for the past two days and would love to share the top 10 things we think social media marketers should take away from this F8 2017. 10 Things marketers need to know from F8 2017.

Facebook Course – Sydney Intensive September 2017 – Australia

Laurel Papworth

Curriculum of the Facebook course (Sydney, Australia September 2017): Are you interested in: Facebook Content Creation, posting, creating, images, videos, livestream, when to post? Course social media Social Media Australia Training 2017 Australia Facebook Sydney workshop

101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

It lets you filter a Twitter chat conversation by hashtag, and provides a share button that allows people to promote the chat directly from the app. The post 101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017 appeared first on Social media and content marketing technology.

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Marketers Should Rejoice; Pinterest Hashtags are Here to Help you Get Followers!


The site has now made that search easier thanks to Pinterest hashtags now being functional! The post Marketers Should Rejoice; Pinterest Hashtags are Here to Help you Get Followers! Pinterest is a great tool for discovering new ideas.

47 Social Media Statistics to Bookmark for 2017

Sprout Social

Here’ are the 47 most essential social media statistics for 2017 and beyond (Click below to jump to each section): Instagram Statistics. Instagram posts using at least one hashtag receive 12.6% It’s still important to know your essential Twitter statistics in 2017.

Instagram Videos and Hashtags


We’re delighted to introduce two new features that were recently made available by Facebook: Instagram Videos and Hashtags Search. Instagram Hashtags. You can search for posts containing specific hashtags from the Streams.

Complete Guide to Hashtag Analytics

Sprout Social

Hashtags make tracking campaigns much easier, and gives you more accurate results. By using hashtag analytics, you’ll be able to run organized campaigns, get details on your target audience and optimize your social media posts for more exposure. If you’ve been hesitant or confused about incorporating hashtags into your social media marketing strategy , we’re going to break down everything you need to know to get on board. Why Hashtags? Hashtag Battle.

2015 to 2017: Black Friday Trends


In an effort to map an accurate evolution of the Black Friday phenomena we analyzed a sample of 150,000 users who posted tweets containing relevant keywords or trending hashtags on Black Friday in 2015 and then in 2016. Let’s see what Black Friday 2017 brings!

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How to Grow Your Audience With Hashtags for Instagram

Sprout Social

The answer is hashtags. The beauty of hashtags for Instagram is they make your content discoverable and increase your chances of engagement. Aside from getting mentioned by influencers , using hashtags is one of the easiest ways to grow your audience within Instagram.

5 Exciting Social Media and Marketing Trends to Know in 2017 – Noah Kagan [SSM055]

Buffer Social

In episode #55 of The Science of Social Media , we explore the top 5 social media and marketing trends that all marketers should consider in 2017 and examples of how you can get at started with each today. 5 Exciting Social Media and Marketing Trends to Know in 2017.

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A Complete Beginner’s Guide to Video Marketing in 2017 – Sunny Lenarduzzi [SSM029]

Buffer Social

A huge thank you to Sunny for jam-packing this episode with actionable wisdom and takeaways for social media managers and marketers alike looking to rock their video marketing strategy in 2017! 3 Key Takeaways for Marketers Looking to Rock their Video Marketing Strategy in 2017.

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E3 2017 on Social Media – How Did Brands Interact with Gamers?

Ignite Social Media

Well, E3 2017 has just passed, and I’m going to be breaking down some of the highlights of how brands used social media to drive home the conversations of these big announcements to gamers who could not attend in person. Posted by E3 Expo on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

Five Things We Learned In Social Media This Year

Ignite Social Media

Another year of hashtags, pins, stories and #ads. Be sure to check those hashtags for #Ad. Social Media Marketing 2017 social media Pinterest social media what we learnedCan you believe another year has passed?

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A Complete Calendar of Hashtag Holidays for 2017

Sprout Social

Ignored by traditional calendars these hashtag holidays are celebrated ad nauseum on social media. Not sure which hashtag holiday makes sense for your brand? Hashtag holidays have been celebrated for decades but they’ve only gained traction on social media within the past few years.

How to Find the Best Twitter Hashtags

Sprout Social

Twitter hashtags help make posts from disparate posts and conversations connected around the same topic easier to find and search. Hashtags are formed by using the # pound sign in front of a word with no punctuation or spaces. 9 Tools to Find the Best Twitter Hashtags.

How to Build a Brand on Instagram

agora pulse

I also recommend using Agorapulse’s monitoring feature to monitor hashtags. You can use this feature to monitor hashtags then participate in conversations. Here’s an example of what I do with the hashtag #menwithstreetstyle. Take advantage of hashtags.

13 Instagram Tricks and Tips You Probably Don’t Know About

agora pulse

Post more than 30 hashtags. Here’s an Instagram tip for those who love to add a lot of hashtags. Currently, there is a small loophole on Instagram that allows you to add more than the maximum of 30 hashtags. Research hashtags for your posts. Want to master Instagram?

E3 2017 on Social Media – How Did Brands Interact with Gamers?

Ignite Social Media

Well, E3 2017 has just passed, and I’m going to be breaking down some of the highlights of how brands used social media to drive home the conversations of these big announcements to gamers who could not attend in person. Posted by E3 Expo on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

#SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for May 2017

Sprout Social

Wednesday, May 24: Engaging & Growing an Audience With Hashtags. Hashtags are a powerful way to engage your audience and tap into relevant conversations. That’s why brands are utilizing hashtags. We’ll discuss all things hashtag from analytics to the difference between branded and community hashtags. This post #SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for May 2017 originally appeared on Sprout Social.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

A powerful multi-purpose Twitter tool that enables you to monitor your personal/brand mentions, retweets, relevant keywords, and hashtags; track competitor mentions and compare performance; switch between multiple Twitter accounts; and report on results. It’s not nonsense hashtags.

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#SproutChat Calendar: Upcoming Topics for January 2017

Sprout Social

Cheers to 2017! Simply follow the hashtag every Wednesday from 2—3 p.m. January 4, 2017: Maintaining a Social Media CRM. We’ll discuss tips and tricks for referencing past conversations and dive deeper into how a social CRM can help your team reach its 2017 business goals. January 11, 2017: Social Media Trends for 2017. We’ll pull out our crystal ball and talk social media marketing predictions for 2017.

Who Are You? The What, Why and How to Develop Your Personal Brand

Pam Moore

Related Stories Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell Twitter for Business – How to Develop Your Strategy, Plan, and Persona That Delivers Results Why You Need an Integrated Digital Marketing and Social Media Plan. Welcome to the digital age of marketing where you are the brand.

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Power of Trust and Intention in Earning Attention of Your Ideal Customer and Audience

Pam Moore

Related Stories Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell How to Use Social Media and Influencer Marketing to Launch a New Business, Product or App Power of Emotion: 8 Foundations to a More Human Brand. Welcome to the digital marketing era where attention is the absolute most scarce resource.

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