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.

How to use Surveys to Generate some buzz on Social Media

Lucy Hall

Have you ever used a survey to create some buzz on social media? What's the best way to create and host a survey? What survey tool can I use? I personally like to use Survey Monkey or Typeform because the answers are collated in a really easy to read format.

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Genuine Social Media Activism: A Guide for Going Beyond the Hashtag


Social media and activism have been inseparable since the 2010 Arab Spring demonstrations and since 2013, when the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag was used for the first time. In both events, social media and hashtags played an instrumental role in mobilizing the human rights movement offline.

7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog


This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.

9 Tips for Using Social Media Effectively For Your Business

Perhaps you’ve had customers fill out in-person or online surveys that provide information on their shopping preferences, or maybe you have access to a database of your shoppers’ zip codes, which can prove helpful when it comes to targeted ads. Develop a Hashtag Strategy.

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Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

SocMed Sean

These tools even allow you to continually search through hashtags to monitor for any issues, such as an unsatisfied employee or consumer. Homing in on Hashtags. Should you create profiles for recruiting on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram, you will need to learn the art of the hashtag.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

In you guessed it–another guest post–Wayne Howard describes his method for quickly building the following for a new blog, using tactics such as Facebook postings, the BloggerLuv community, Twitter, LinkedIn and contests.

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The Case for Influencer Marketing (and How it Will Change Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

If it’s Instagram, you can do a search for your niche hashtags and look at the top nine “trending” posts. You should also begin with a simple survey of the influencers you already know. Did you know that 92% of people trust recommendations from individuals over brands?

7 Things to Look for When Shopping for Twitter Management Tools

agora pulse

Our survey of community managers all over the globe returned seven universal features you must look for. Search for tweets that feature your branded hashtags so you never miss a shoutout. Filter industry-specific hashtags so you can stay on top of breaking news.

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How to Rock TikTok Just Like the Cool Kids Do (and Even Do It Better)

agora pulse

Hashtag challenges. Challenges are an essential feature of TikTok’s community and probably the best known of all the marketing techniques. According to the hashtag’s page on TikTok , that number has since swelled to more than 335M views. Piggyback off an existing hashtag.

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How Brands Use Digital Events to Engage Their Customers


Whether that’s a survey sent to attendees or a Twitter poll, there’s a lot of formal and informal ways to ask for tips. An EventTrack 2018 survey observed that 85% of users are likely to buy a product after participating in an event. Over 1.8

Big Changes at Instagram | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Instagram has become an increasingly vibrant community over the last two years, but the ability to link from content was a big drawback for marketers. Now, Twitter is rolling out an enhanced mute feature , which lets users block certain words, hashtags and usernames.

Start Growing Your Twitter Profile With These Tips and Tricks

agora pulse

The Impact of Culture survey below highlights the importance of cultural relevancy and shows how this can be achieved with “giving back to the community” being the most popular suggestion. Create your own branded hashtag to make your tweets easier to find.

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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B2B Employee Advocacy Best Practices


For them, it’s a way to become thought leaders within their professional communities by sharing insightful and educational content provided by their company. When sales share content on social media, they become more engaged with their professional communities. Table of Contents.

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Instagram Stories Analytics: How to Measure the Metrics that Matter


And 62% of people surveyed by Facebook say they’re more interested in a brand or product after seeing it in Stories. When you use a hashtag or location sticker, your story is more likely to appear in Explore or the sticker’s larger story. Stories disappear after 24 hours.

How to Make Social Advocacy Part of Your Employees’ Daily Routine

Convince & Convert

According to a recent survey from Bambu by Sprout Social, seven in ten employees are using social media at work. If these use cases aren’t applicable, try surveying engaged employees to learn what they think is most valuable. Image via Unsplash.

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Measuring CSR: #measurePR with John Friedman

Waxing UnLyrical

On how Sodexo specifically measures its Corporate Citizenship efforts: A3: #Sodexo uses 3 year survey of stakeholders. I am really proud of what we have achieved with the hashtag and chat over the last four years. I know.

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Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content


Building a loyal fan base and community around your brand. UGC Best Practices #5: Encourage UGC That Builds Community. Off the back of their successful campaigns each year, Apple hosts a monthly community challenge to encourage their community to keep the #ShotOniPhone hashtag strong.

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Everything Social Marketers Need to Know About Generation Z


Find out how successful brands are adapting to each trend, access data from over 3,000 customer surveys, and read the full report. In fact, 58% of those surveyed said they’re willing to pay more for products and services that highlight their individual personalities.

The 7 Ways Brands Use Social Listening

Convince & Convert

Here’s what they are monitoring with social listening tools: Customer requests, questions, and concerns: 86% (of businesses surveyed). A social media following can't thrive without a strong community as its foundation.

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How to build brand loyalty that lasts

Sprout Social

A consumer survey from Yotpo found that almost 80% of consumers surveyed said that it took at least three purchases before they considered themselves brand loyal. Build a community. A loyal community of followers will do a lot of the work for you.

How to Use Social Media in Healthcare: A Guide for Health Professionals


Hashtags like #flu can reveal when diseases are popping up in new locations. In another example, Johnson & Johnson worked with Kelly Rowland on a campaign to gather community stories for their #MakeHIVHistory campaign. He has built a community of more than 1.6

A 10 Step Guide To Creating A Social Media Marketing Plan

Webbiquity SMM

Build a community. Survey your customers: When entering a new market or launching a new product, you may not have a clear picture of who your target audience is. You can use a Google Form or Type Form to easily run these surveys. Guest post by Marvellous Aham-adi.

A Social Media Budget Breakdown for Every Size of Business


According to this year’s CMO Survey over the next five years, the percentage of marketing budget spend on social media breaks down as follows: B2B Product: 16.6%. Source: The CMO Survey. Community management.

The 5 Most Important Social Media Trends to Watch for in 2020


The CMO Survey. It’s all about developing a relationship between the brand and its customers, and creating a sense of community. These include community impact, talent development, and diversity and inclusion. Citi created the hashtag #itsabouttime.

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Social Media in Financial Services: 5 Essential Tips and Benefits


million in the 12 months before the Putnam survey. This aligns with findings from a Hootsuite survey of financial services marketers, in which more than half (53%) of them said that brand awareness content was their best-performing content type.

A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits


To give you a sense of common communications goals that can inform your social efforts, in 2015, nonprofit communicators identified these five goals as priorities for the year: Engaging community. And we love social for what it does best: strengthening our community of supporters.”.

7 Great User-Generated Content Campaigns


User-generated content enables a brand’s passionate customers to become advocates, in turn building engaged communities around products and services. According to a report from Adweek , 85% of users surveyed found visual UGC to be more influential than content made by the brands directly. They also challenged users to post unedited photos of themselves in bathing suits with the hashtag #AerieReal. Hashtag #AdobePerspective is used by the creative software company Adobe.

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8 Tips for Becoming a Successful Instagram Influencer


So, whether you’re just starting on your Instagram influencer journey or you’re needing some tips on how to take your Instagram game to the next level, follow the 8 strategies I outline in this post and you’ll be well on your way to… Fostering an engaged community.

5 Reasons to Use Social Media Even If It’s Not Driving (Free) Traffic

Convince & Convert

Social media, at its very core, is about building meaningful relationships, which depend on the quality of the conversations you have with your community. Recently, LinkedIn conducted a survey to understand how SMBs look at social media in regard to their businesses.

How to Gather Fan Feedback on Social Media

Convince & Convert

By asking them questions directly on social media, your business will be able to gather instant feedback from your community and discover exactly what they thought about your product, service, or even an event. Create Feedback Forms and Surveys. Image via

How to Network at Blog Events (Even if You’re Shy!)


If you really want to sit behind a pot plant and scroll through the event hashtag on Twitter, that’s fine. It’s ok to stand alone and survey the scene before you. Build Community

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Tagboard uses hashtags to search for and collect public social media within seconds of being posted to networks like Twitter and Facebook. Simply enter a hashtag and tagboard will pull in great content from across the web. 20: The Four Best Online Survey Tools. #21:

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47 Social Media Statistics Every Marketer Should Know


Instagram is one of the best social platforms for growing a community, promoting your products and driving sales. And both mega-brands and startups can have a brilliant community of loyal followers and fans that like, engage, and connect with each other through your Instagram platform.

A new brand for IABC

Sherrilynne Starkie

Research, including a survey of members and consultation with IABC leaders from around the world, was conducted and formed the basis of the re-branding strategy. The circle emphasizes IABC’s global focus and indicates a sense of community.

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8 Tips for Becoming a Successful Instagram Influencer


So, whether you’re just starting on your Instagram influencer journey or you’re needing some tips on how to take your Instagram game to the next level, follow the 8 strategies I outline in this post and you’ll be well on your way to… Fostering an engaged community.

How to Get Free Instagram Likes (Because They Still Matter)


According to one survey of Canadian Instagram influencers, when asked what the worst thing about the change was, 41% reported that it has resulted in lower engagement. Use the right hashtags on your posts. Give your hashtag strategy some thought: Don’t be too broad (i.e., #dog)

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

The following chart is taken from a survey conducted by Curata (content curation and content marketing platform), showing how businesses share curated content with their customers and prospects. As you can see, only 5% of those surveyed said that they never share curated content.

Social Media Gone Wrong … and How to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes

Buzz Marketing for Technology

” The insensitive tweet not only went to the company’s 25,000 followers, but also included a hashtag to make it a part of NBC News’ social debate conversation. Lesson Learned: Just because you have a hashtag joke does not mean anything goes, and sex does NOT always sell.

8 Important Influencer Marketing Trends to Watch Right Now


We're continuing to test private like counts in Feed for all users to ensure this change can benefit the community at large and we're excited to share more soon.? ? Finally, in order to keep our community safe, we’ll be updating our branded content policies in the coming year.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

It was a powerful message that millions stood behind especially given that Nike donated $5 million to organizations advancing equality in US communities. Shape your social media stories around your supported charities, community activities and local causes.

When to Thank Your Social Media Fans

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

On the other hand, fans are under no obligation to take your survey. Even if a prize has enticed fans to take your survey, these individuals still took the time to stop what they were doing, click on your poll, and give you their feedback. Does caffeine fuel your business or community?