Making The Most Of A Twitter Chat

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Maria Johnson via Flickr, CC 2.0 Anyone can participate if they jump on to the hashtag, regardless of whether they specialize in that particular field or not. Image: Philippa Willitts via Flickr, CC 2.0

New Instagram Embedding – Great News for Businesses on Instagram!


You can include your hashtags, and really start building cross referencing between your business Instagram account and your websites. Photo credit to Rosa on Flickr. Instagram hashtag marketing instagram marketing online marketing social media marketing

Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Hashtags. Flickr. Aloha HowTo Social Media #SBOSM facebook flickr foursquare instragram linkedin smcjournal smcobserver twitter ustream youtubeTomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago.

The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

The landscape of social networks is constantly evolving: Google+ is going away , Tumblr and Flickr are changing , and Instagram is growing: the image-centric social site is highly popular among teens with over 72% of American teens using the social network. Guest post by Anand Srinivasan.

10 Instagram Best Practices For 2015


Instagram allows you to easily syndicate your photos to your other social accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, Flickr, and Foursquare). 5) Create and monitor brand-related hashtags. Create unique hashtags for your brand or its products.

How NOT to Run Your Social Media

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Image: Bryn Salisbury via Flickr, CC 2.0. This hashtag is an immensely popular tool for starting conversations, spreading ideas, and adding extra levels of meaning. If you see a hashtag trending, it’s wise to check what it’s all about before you use it to promote your brand.

Monday Roundup: Facebook Tips for Business

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Image: Marco Paköeningrat via Flickr, CC 2.0. Facebook Hashtags: What You Need To Know. Why: Now that Facebook has officially integrated hashtags, Mike Allton offers an overview of how to use hashtags properly and how they can help your posts gain visibility.

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10 Instagram Best Practices For 2015


Instagram allows you to easily syndicate your photos to your other social accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, Flickr, and Foursquare). 5) Create and monitor brand-related hashtags. Create unique hashtags for your brand or its products.

#HAPPO Chat Alert: Tips for Starting Your New Job on the Right Foot

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Tomorrow night, from 8-9 pm CT (9-10 pm ET), Arik Hanson and Valerie Simon , who created the #HAPPO hashtag ( Help a PR Pro Out) and chat, are bringing back this terrific Twitter chat to help you out. Image: davemelbourne via Flickr, CC 2.0. So you got the job … now what?

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Picking up on #measurePR (May 2012)

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12-1 pm ET, using the #measurePR hashtag on Twitter. Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, CC 2.0. Yes, I know your #measurePR recaps from last month are delayed.

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3 Viral Marketing Lessons from the 2016 Super Bowl Commercials

Talkwalker SM

On Twitter, the story was much the same with social media analytics showing that hashtags for the Super Bowl were launched well in advance of the big game with Doritos in particular launching their ad competition at the very beginning of the year. Banner Image: Travis Wise via Flickr.

How to Gain a Massive Following on Instagram: 10 Proven Tactics To Grow Followers and Engagement

Buffer Social

Study and load up on quality hashtags. Study and load up on quality hashtags. We’ve explored hashtags a lot on the blog , but it seems that nowhere on social media are they quite as important as on Instagram. Which hashtags should you use?

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Boosting your Seasonal Marketing with Pinterest

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Image: Kris Olin via Flickr, CC 2.0. Don’t forget to include relevant hashtags and enough text to naturally include those keywords people will be searching for. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence. By now your seasonal marketing campaign should be well under way.

From #HungertoHope on World Food Day

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If you can’t, help spread the word, and participate in the conversation as you can, e.g.: Twitter: official campaign handle @WldHungerRelief and official hashtag #hungertohope.

Five Situations Where Marketers Should NOT Use Automation

Webbiquity SMM

Image credit: untitled exhibitions on Flickr. Social networking has a unique etiquette and practices, from hashtagging to image sizes to vocabulary. While it is normal to have paragraphs of hashtags on instagram; it’s going to look funny on Twitter.

10 Instagram Best Practices For 2015


Instagram allows you to easily syndicate your photos to your other social accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler, Flickr, and Foursquare). 5) Create and monitor brand-related hashtags. Create unique hashtags for your brand or its products.

12 Ways to Make a Twitter Chat More Enjoyable and Efficient

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Leave at least 10-15 characters of space in your tweet (including any URLs you’re sharing and the hashtag) so that it’s easy for people to retweet you without scratching their head over how to edit your original tweet without losing your meaning.

Seven Key Categories of Social Media Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Though Google+ sometimes gets less respect than other top social networks, it remains the 12th-largest social media site globally in terms of monthly active users—ahead of LinkedIn, and just behind Flickr and Tumblr.

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Some Brand Haiku Humor

Adam Cohen

You can find more Haikus by following the chain on to Jason Falls , and by watching Twitter for the hashtag #brandhaiku. photo credit: jadendave via Flickr.

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18 Tweetable Twitter Tips for Newbies

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Use “Twitter speak” in your bio, such as other Twitter handles to refer to organizations and appropriate hashtags. Use hashtags wisely; they can be a great way of broadening a conversation and audience, but irritating if overused. <

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What Marketing Can Learn From Public Relations Analytics

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12-1 pm EST; just log on to Twitter and use the #measurePR hashtag to follow and participate in the conversation. Image: Angelo Juan Ramos via Flickr, CC 2.0. We PR pros often talk about what Public Relations can learn from Marketing. How to be more analytical. Focusing on the numbers.

3 Resources for PR/Social Media Pros & Small Biz Owners

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The daily PR & Marketing calendar of event hashtags. Not to mention keeping track of the various hashtags that are associated with them. Here is a very simple editable calendar, the daily PR & Marketing calendar of event hashtags , we can use to build that resource.

Monday Roundup: With Love, the Social Media Spotlight

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Image: photommo via Flickr, CC 2.0. If you haunt any of the PR hashtags on Twitter, chances are you’ve come across Jodi.

How To Use Twitter For PR

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Image: TheNextWeb via Flickr, CC 2.0. Participating in #followfriday , doing a reply-all on Twitter that includes that hashtag (as well as possibly people you really don’t know), or RTing a Follow Friday tweet you’ve been included in.

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Top 7 Social Media Management Tools of 2018

The comprehensive reporting framework can be used to filter online conversations based on hashtags, keywords and geographical location, so, that you are always able to keep tabs on exactly what people are talking about in terms of your brand, industry and competitors.

The Pros and Cons of Becoming a Thought Leader

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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). Image: Paul Swansen via Flickr, CC 2.0. Guest Post by C.A. Newberry.

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Will Digital Reach Improve the PR Measurement Drumbeat?

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Image: James Jordan via Flickr, CC. We’ll be on Twitter, and as usual, all you have to do is join the fun using the #measurePR hashtag. Disclosure: Heidi Sullivan , who is featured in this post, works for Cision , which is an SBC client.

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Weekly Roundup: The Social Good Edition

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Check out #alicebucketlist – and if you can’t do anything else, you could certainly tweet with that hashtag. Image: Your Secret Admiral via Flickr, CC 2.0. There is so much tragedy in the world. Every day, someone, somewhere is affected by it.

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Euro 2016: The Players, Brands and Fans Winning the Euros on Social

Talkwalker SM

Team hashtags are always a great way for fans to support their team on social media and at the Euros it was the Turkey fans who made the most noise. After almost a month of non-stop football (or soccer if you prefer!) Euro 2016 is drawing to a close with the final to be played this weekend.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Discover, review and curate content from blogs, news sites, Google Plus, Facebook, Amazon, Ebay, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, Wikipedia, or any RSS feed.

#measurePR: Is It Ever Okay Not to Measure?

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Join us for the next chat, same time, same place (Tuesday, March 20, 12-1 pm ET, on Twitter using the hashtag #measurePR). Top image: soukup via Flickr, CC 2.0. Jen Zingsheim , who periodically guest-moderates #measurePR, was on hand on March 6 to do just this.

HAPPO Days Are Here Again

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Image: edupov via Flickr, CC 2.0. Follow the fun – and job-hunting tips – on Twitter, using the #HAPPO hashtag (check with your champions for city-specific hashtags) from 5-7 pm ET. Sorry, couldn’t resist that. I felt a bit punny. What is HAPPO?

Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media With IFTTT


IFTTT is a free service that allows you to automate tedious tasks , like uploading photos to Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and Flickr. Or capturing tweets from a hashtag campaign. You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery.

If You Pick My Brain, I’ll Have a Hole In My Head

Waxing UnLyrical

You have no idea how many great resources and idea are consistently shared during that chat (and at other times too, since it’s become the de facto hashtag to curate conversations around PR measurement). Image: Simon Greig (xrrr) via Flickr, CC 2.0.

5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

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In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). Image: geektasticlondon via Flickr, CC 2.0.

Fetching Friday – 25 Posts on Marketing and Productivity


How Hashtags Work on Twitter, Instagram, Google Plus, Pinterest, Facebook, Tumblr, and Flickr by Ann Smarty. Fetching Friday is back for week eight of 2015! Each week, I’ll share with you the top posts on online marketing and productivity.

Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

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Many, many, many, many shows have their own hashtag located there. Image: David Ross via Flickr CC 2.0. I have a confession to make. When I’m asked how I like to spend my free time, I tend to hem and haw.

What Kind Of Content Do Buyers Love [Infographic]

Social Selling Masters

It also creates Instagram-ready images for easy upload to Instagram, Facebook, Flickr and Twitter. Employ hashtags effectively. When it comes to content, buyers tend to prefer visual content. Why is this so? Did you know that people can process images 600,000 times faster than text?

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When Traackr Met MeasurePR

Waxing UnLyrical

The chat will be on June 21, 12-1 pm ET … and as usual, just log onto Twitter and follow the #measurePR hashtag to participate. Image: geminicollisionworks via Flickr, CC 2.0. It was a dark night, the moon sullenly refusing to come out from behind the clouds.

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How Milaap’s #HopeProject Gives New Life to Former Devadasis

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: via Flickr, CC 2.0. I’ll be setting up and sharing my own fundraiser, to which I hope you’ll make a loan, but in the meantime, I’d love it if you’d keep up on Twitter , Facebook , and the campaign hashtag, #HopeProject.

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