#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers

The Realtime Report

Cape Town Tourism’s most recent marketing initiative used a clever combination of travel blogging, crowdsourcing and social media to draw attention to the city, ranked 23rd among the top 25 travel destinations worldwide in TripAdvisor’s 2012 list of Traveler’s Choice Destinations.

[YOUR IDEAS NEEDED] Crowdsourcing for Problem Solving – Live!

SocialFish

I will be assisting Rick Johnston with his ASAE13 session in Atlanta on Monday on “Crowdsourcing for Problem Solving”, along with IdeaScale’s Josh Folk. Crowdsourcing for Problem Solving – Monday 8/5, 3:15 pm, Room B214. The Twitter hashtag will be #?ASAE13

Crowdsourcing the Impact of Social Media on Non Profit Organizations

Direct Marketing Observations

Last week we had the pleasure to have Beth Kanter host our weekly tweetchat over at Hashtag social media. The subject was obviously about Non Profit Organizations and how social media can play favorably with them. This is the sweet spot for Beth and as a host, I have to say she was beyond amazing. She embodied all of the qualities you would want in someone engaged with their audience. Below is a summary deck of what occurred in this one hour tweetchat.

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.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Crowdsourcing has become more and more popular with private companies, non-profit organizations, and even government agencies. Crowdsourcing has become increasingly more widely used because it helps cultivate creativity and innovation.

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.

Creating an Immersive Brand Experience at the Red Bull Wake Open

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Branding Buzz Marketing Conversational Marketing Crowdsourcing Innovation Interactive Marketing Mobile QR Codes Visual Recognition. Using Hashtags as Strategic Objects Hashtags have been around for a while.

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Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

Not surprisingly, the drought has also attracted a dedicated hashtag, #drought12 , with everyone from farmers to the USDA sharing the latest information and strategies on how to cope.

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Using Visual Recognition to Tap into the Consumer Mindset

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Advertising Applications Content Marketing Crowdsourcing Visual Recognition. Using Hashtags as Strategic Objects Hashtags have been around for a while.

14 Quick Tactics to Encourage Corporate Social Media Adoption

Direct Marketing Observations

This past Tuesday on our weekly Hashtag socialmedia tweetchat , we were honored to have one of the classiest people I’ve gotten to know, host our chat, BL Ochman. What we have here is the full circle of social media; crowdsourcing, participation, sharing and invaluable input from peers, consultants and practitioners of what works-all for the benefit of quick internal corporate adoption.

Can Social Media Save Hawaii’s Beaches and Land?

Bare Feet Studios

Use our event Hashtag: #BBTB2012 (BuyBackTheBeach 2012) so we can include you in the conversation. Activism Aloha Social Media crowdsource donations fundraising HILT.

Instagram Stories Stickers: 8 Features That Are Perfect For Businesses

Later

Instagram Stories Stickers #3: Hashtag Stickers. Much like location stickers, when you tag your story with a hashtag sticker, other users will be able to see and engage with your story on that hashtag’s page. . Best for: Crowdsourcing ideas and gathering feedback.

Nike Celebrates Instagram Milestones by Thanking Its Community

Convince & Convert

It all started with a hashtag – two years ago, the ceremonial first fan photo with a #Nike tag on Instagram. Celebrating the first #Nike hashtag was an incredible idea.

What the Facebook Page Redesign Means for Businesses

Ignite Social Media

These crowdsourced recommendations will substitute traditional reviews. The tags will function like hashtags and will be generated from keywords based on past recommendations.

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events

Convince & Convert

Get your potential attendees interacting with you early on by enabling some measure of feedback or crowdsourcing on the conference programming. Actively promote the event hashtag and invite users to share their content on Twitter and Instagram.

Monopoly Launches ‘Save Your Token’ Campaign on Facebook

The Realtime Report

Fans can “campaign” to save their favorite token by sharing images and videos with their friends on Facebook and Twitter, and by using the hashtag #tokenvote. Monopoly is using Facebook and Twitter to get fans excited about a change in the classic board game.

Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement

Mindjumpers

The community-based t-shirt company Threadless is a crowdsourcing business whose design is created and chosen by the online community. Tweet Instantaneous mobile photo sharing is becoming increasingly popular.

What (and When) to Post on Facebook

agora pulse

MondayMotivation is a great hashtag to use today. Here’s how StoryCorps crowdsources ideas through asking questions. WednesdayWisdom is a popular hashtag among thought leaders and business experts, so add your voice to the mix.

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

Hootsuite

Use the right hashtags on your posts. On Instagram, more than other social media platforms, every hashtag you use has the potential to open that post—and your brand as a whole—up to a whole new audience. Give your hashtag strategy some thought: Don’t be too broad (i.e., #dog)

21 Ways to Get More Engagement on Instagram Stories

Later

5: Use Hashtags in Instagram Stories to Improve Your Reach. If you’re looking to get more views on your Instagram Stories, you need to be adding hashtags to your posts! Adding hashtags to your stories is a great way to give your content an added chance to be discovered by new audiences.

The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Stories for Business

Later

Using Location and Hashtag Stickers in Your Instagram Stories. You can play with text size and color, and you can also use the “@” sign to tag another account, or the “#” sign to share a hashtag. That’s why we recommend always using location and hashtag stickers in your stories.

Instagram Year in Review: Top Trends from 2018

Later

What about the most popular hashtags of 2018? As we’ve said before , using ultra-popular hashtags isn’t always the best strategy for getting more engagement on your posts and stories. But in 2018, it was the app’s other branded hashtag, #VSCOcam , that took first place!

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How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest for Your Business

Rebekah Radice

Product development crowdsourcing. These contests are great for generating engagement, good marketing, and crowdsourcing information. Crowdsource Contest. Create a campaign hashtag. Running a successful Facebook contest for your business doesn’t happen by luck.

20 Creative Instagram Story Ideas to Engage Your Followers

Hootsuite

With the question sticker, you can crowdsource new ideas for content, quiz your readers on different topics, or take requests for your impromptu piano concert. Use a branded hashtag. Pro tip: Post a motivational quote in the morning with hashtag #morningmotivation.

What to Post on Instagram: 15 Creative and Engaging Ideas

Hootsuite

Apple also does a great job of this with their #ShotOnAnIphone posts where they encourage users to share their iPhone photos and videos on Instagram using the hashtag. Use a daily hashtag. In fact, here’s 40 daily hashtags you can start using for your Instagram posts today.

Why Doesn’t Your Company Have a Social Media Voice Document?

SocialFish

Twitter : Use 1 appropriate hashtag for events, or topic. We don’t use Facebook hashtags. Make sure to address unique elements per platform, that way you don’t have someone filling a Tweet with 9 event hashtags. Well, why not?

How to Plan a Pride Campaign on Social Media

Later

Whether that was crowdsourcing and brainstorming ideas, or being the face of our Instagram Stories posts we asked for help from our Later teammates every step of the way. (hi, Use the #Pride Hashtag in your Captions. Plus, Pride hashtags are going rainbow!

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events

Convince & Convert

Get your potential attendees interacting with you early on by enabling some measure of feedback or crowdsourcing on the conference programming. Actively promote the event hashtag and invite users to share their content on Twitter and Instagram.

Content Marketing Isn’t Always About Content Creation

SocialFish

Content participation is more structured than a crowdsourced contest. This post is by Rich Becker and originally appeared on Words. Concepts. Strategies. It is reposted here with permission.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Crowdsource content curation across your team, then post files, links, videos and original content with your own unique commentary.

2 Amazing Movember Case Studies That Will Make You Grow it Back

Convince & Convert

For Instagram, data from Sysomos shares 914,000 photos on Instagram used the hashtag #MOvember. While there were many great examples of content throughout the month, Movember’s Moscars crowdsourced video contest and i.d.e.a’s

Risk for Reward: Why Calculated Risk is Crucial for Designing Your Career in Marketing – Clair Byrd [SSM036]

Buffer Social

Mentorship in the beginning of my career was very challenging to find and so I crowdsourced my education online. We’d love to connect with you at @buffer on Twitter or with the hashtag #bufferpodcast.

Twitter Best in Events and Emergencies

Net-Savvy Executive

But Twitter and the hashtag make connecting with the people at the conference and those following remotely easier than ever. They have weather-specific accounts and know how to use the hashtags. On an average day, I don't spend much time with Twitter.

Why Brands are Turning to Spotify as the Next Big Social Platform

Buffer Social

These crowdsourced lists make for a great content in a tweet or Instagram post. Feel free to connect with our team at Buffer on Twitter , Buffer on Facebook , our Podcast homepage , or with the hashtag #bufferpodcast.

How to Run a Successful Facebook Contest for Your Business

Rebekah Radice

Product development crowdsourcing. These contests are great for generating engagement, good marketing, and crowdsourcing information. Crowdsource Contest. Create a campaign hashtag. Running a successful Facebook contest for your business doesn’t happen by luck.

Need a Chatbot Marketing Strategy? Start Here: Beginner’s Guide to Messenger Bots

Buffer Social

The search suggestions at the bottom of relevant Google pages are a good place to start, as are crowdsourced communities like Quora and Reddit. Feel free to connect with our team at Buffer on Twitter , Buffer on Facebook , our Podcast homepage , or with the hashtag #bufferpodcast.

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

Then use a trending hashtag to get out in front of a whole new audience. Make sure you’re looking at trending hashtags based on location. Announce a theme-of-the-day and ask your followers to chime in and share around a hashtag. You’re posting content to Twitter.

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

Then use a trending hashtag to get out in front of a whole new audience. Make sure you’re looking at trending hashtags based on location. Announce a theme-of-the-day and ask your followers to chime in and share around a hashtag. You’re posting content to Twitter.

30 Low-Cost Ideas for Content Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

Writtent Blog

Gather conversations on a hot topic into a quick blog article by embedding or screencapping tweets around a relevant, trending hashtag. CrowdSource. If you ever want to really annoy a marketer, tell them that content is low cost marketing.

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17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I’m always using my social networks to crowdsource. Stephanie’s Favorite Little Known Social Media Tool : I’m currently advising a phenomenal Twitter hashtag tool, Hashtracking.

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