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.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! So how do you disseminate and make sense of all this hashtag madness?

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Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure)

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blog archives about Services Contact Secrets of Twitter Hashtags (For Those Still Unsure) by Robin Broitman Still feeling confused by Twitter Hashtags- those words that start with a # symbol that you keep seeing on Twitter? Wondering how to start or use a hashtag for your own purposes?

All You Need to Know About Instagram Takeovers: How to Host a Takeover in 6 Simple Steps

Buffer Social

With a takeover, the host gets someone who can bring value to their followers while the guest gets to reach a new audience with their content. For Instagram posts, do you want to use a branded hashtag? You can have one hashtag for all your takeovers or a unique one for each takeover.

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How to Host A Twitter Chat That People Will Tweet About

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Have you attended a bunch of Twitter chats and are thinking about hosting a Twitter chat of your own? Why Host a Twitter Chat? When you are a mere participant in a Twitter chat, you can respond, but when you are hosting a chat, you can direct. Do your hashtag research.

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

The Realtime Report

Cape Town — #1 on that list of destinations, just after hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup — has worked to sustain high visitor growth, capitalizing on the approximate US $1.8

Four Things You Need to Know About Hosting a Webinar

Ignite Social Media

They can be time intensive to produce as I learned while co-hosting my first webinar this month ( check it out here ). In this blog post I will share my learnings from experience and research about the must-knows of hosting a webinar. Host a Practice Session.

Rio 2016: 1.5 Billion Facebook Interactions; 916 Million on Instagram

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The top 10 hashtags were: #rio2016. Thank you Rio for hosting the Games and for making us feel so welcomed!!!! The 2016 Summer Olympic Games spurred 1.5 billion interactions from 277 million unique users on Facebook and 916 million interactions from 131 million Instagram users from Aug. 5 through 21. Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that the five posts that tallied the most likes, comments and shares during Rio 2016 were: Cristiano Ronaldo congratulates Usain Bolt (below).

Twitter, Disney, People Team Up on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Livestreaming Event

SocialTimes Twitter

The magazine will host the livestream Friday, Dec. The live discussion and Q&A will be hosted by People deputy editor J.D. Fans can submit questions by tweeting with the hashtag #AskRogueOne. And tweets with the hashtags #RogueOne, #DeathStar, #StarWars and #StarWarsRogueOne will automatically trigger a Star Wars emoji.

Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on Facebook, Instagram

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Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that 15 million users in host country Brazil were responsible for 40 million interactions, while the U.S. And the post that drew the most engagement came from Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal : As for Instagram, the top hashtags used in posts related to the Opening Ceremony were: #rio2016.

Energize Your Fans and Followers with a Sweepstakes

Ignite Social Media

Like the Facebook Comment to Win, ask your audience a question and ask them to respond back using a specific hashtag to help track your entries. You can host video content for them to engage with, games, link off to products, etc.

How to Participate in a Tweet Chat

Janet Fouts

Twitter chats, sometimes known as a Twitter party or a tweet chat, happen when a group of people all tweet about the same topic using a specific tag (#) called a hashtag that allows it to be followed on Twitter. You can also follow a hashtag in your Twitter client like Tweetdeck or Hootsuite.

Say Cheese! Instagram Allows Entrepreneurs To Start A Business In A Snap (Literally)

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Yesterday, we needed a sturdy e-commerce site with analytics, and a robust hosting facility with a Web team to create, design, merchandise, market and more. On April 23rd and 24th of this year, the American University of Kuwait hosted the Insta Business Expo , that featured a slew of new entrepreneurs that built and grew their respective businesses through Instagram. hashtag. hashtag marketing. web hosting.

15 Things I’ve Learned from 138 Social Media Tweetchats

Direct Marketing Observations

The format was pretty simple, we would find a killer, compelling host in the social space, like a Beth Harte who was our very first host, and we’d pick a killer, topical, compelling, subject. We had no idea that 2 years and 138 tweetchats later, “Hashtag” as we call it would still be chugging along. From having great hosts to having great participants, you need both to succeed. Twitter #socialmedia hashtag social media jason breed tweetchats

Is Your Brand Socially Agile?

Convince & Convert

Andy was the engineer behind the world’s most successful Twitter campaign , which was centered around the hashtag #WantAnR8. The hashtag was actually originated by a consumer on Twitter, and Audi actually gave her the car for a weekend and filmed it, then ran a promotion on the hashtag.

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NBC Backs NFL Thursday Night Football Handoff With Social Blitz

SocialTimes Twitter

Social media efforts related to the game, in which the Carolina Panthers host the New Orleans Saints , include: A GIF relay on Twitter using the #TNFHandoff hashtag, starting with the main NBC Sports Twitter account and including other NBC Sports and NBC Entertainment accounts and TV stations from the two teams’ home markets, with the emoji football finally landing on the TNF on NBC account at 7 p.m.

How to Promote Your Event With Social Media Marketing

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If you play your cards right, these similar characteristics can work to your advantage when it comes to planning, promoting, and building excitement for any public event you’re hosting. Events are, by nature, social affairs.

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. Host a photo contest. 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?

The 5 Best Tools for Twitter Chats

Razor Social

Twitter chat is a conversation or a discussion about a certain topic organized by Twitter users.The topic is defined by a unique hashtag and you can take part in the conversation by following that hashtag. Hashtag of the conversation is automatically added to the tweet.

10 Twitter Tools You’ll Actually Use

Sprout Social

Hosting a Twitter chat is a great way to engage your current followers as well as attract new ones. First, come up with a branded hashtag for people to use when Tweeting about your chat. Then enter that hashtag into Tchat to see conversations going on in real time and engage.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website? Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website? promoting a blog, from putting your blog URL on your business cards and leveraging Twitter hashtags to showcasing employees. How can you improve your blog’s position in search engines?

11 Social Media Ideas for Small Businesses

Sprout Social

One way to increase interest around your series is to make a branded hashtag. With a branded hashtag, people can search to learn what the series is about and see past content you’ve published. Host a Contest.

Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter

SocialFish

Apart from content suggestions and post scheduling, this application also offers a content library, hashtag suggestions and an employee advocacy feature, which can further simplify your marketing efforts . Hashtagify – Discover the most effective hashtags to use.

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How We Grew Our Instagram Followers by 60% with User Generated Content

Buffer Social

The first is by hosting social media contests and giveaways and the second is actively seeking out users in your space using hashtags and a few social media tools. Hashtags and Contests with Giveaways. Share using the hashtag #birchbox.

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What Is Social Media Engagement & Why Should I Care?

Sprout Social

If you have issues with getting engagement from content, try hosting Q&As or Twitter Chats. For example, if you’re on Instagram, you could ask for customers to @mention you or use a branded hashtag to show off a new product or service. Why do you want people to use certain hashtag?

Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

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Hosting an event is just the beginning of its life-cycle. Tip: Keep the hashtag short and simple, and make sure you have it displayed at the event so the audience knows to participate.

Why Transmedia Is The New Viral Gold For Influencer Marketing

The Realtime Report

To break down this formula, let’s examine each part: Tastemakers (or recognized influencers) are mostly celebrities, talk show hosts, news anchors, thought leaders and politicians. This style of marketing encourages fan pages and real time hashtag conversations with influencers.

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Social Media Giveaway Campaigns

Simply Measured

For example, if Tide Pods wanted to host a giveaway, they could see that customers trust their product to clean a garment with damage. Do: Use a Hashtag. Using a hashtag is a great tracking system. Don’t: Forget to Do Hashtag Research.

20 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Storytelling

Buffer Social

Another way to curate user-generated content is to create a branded hashtag for a story that you want to tell. TOMS does this with its annual One Day #WithoutShoes campaign , and in 2016, this hashtag campaign generated 27,435 Instagram posts from its customers. Spread your own hashtag.

3 Tips For Nonprofits To Boost Their Social Media Presence

SocialFish

The vast majority of the posts contain links to content hosted on one of its many websites. Amnesty posts corresponding updates on Twitter, complete with relevant hashtags, to reach people in countries where Facebook is banned (like Bangladesh and North Korea). The primary goal of Sec.

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10 Tips to Build Better Converting Twitter Traffic

Sprout Social

Twitter found that Tweets without a hashtag or mention generate 23% more clicks. The educated theory behind this case study is that both hashtags and mentions are clickable, so they may steal some clicks that could go to your link.

7 Awesome Hacks to Promote Your Social Media Posts

Convince & Convert

Use Industry-Specific Hashtags. One of my previous posts on this blog talks about ways you can find relevant hashtags for your business. Using hashtags that are specific for your industry in your posts is a great way to promote them. Image via Unsplash.

How to Boost Your Social Media ROI with Influencer Marketing

Simply Measured

Build Brand Awareness With Unique Hashtags. You have seen (and probably used) the #TBT hashtag on social media. But do you know how the hashtag originated? T ry to use this to your benefit and come up with a unique hashtag relevant to your brand and/or product.

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7 Brands Winning Social Media During the Olympics

Simply Measured

The first Games hosted in a South American city. We're celebrating the fact that today 90% of our cereals do not have artificial flavors and colors from artificial sources by hosting the #RabbitShowdown! Key Takeaway: Let hashtags and influencers carry the brand message.

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Two Tools to Manage Twitter Chats With Ease

Janet Fouts

This is a great new feature so users will be sure to see the tweets of the host or person being interviewed in the chat. Search the directory for hashtags in categories you’re interested in and see past and live discussions.

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15 Ways To Get More Followers On Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Google+

The Social Media Hat

Participate in Hashtag Trends. If you want to know how to get followers fast, pay attention to hashtags that are trending on Twitter. Hashtags can help people find you. While it's helpful to browse around Twitter and discover hashtags on your own, sometimes you don't have time.

How to Tell the Instagram Algorithm That You’re Awesome

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Use hashtags. Instagram users will click on or search for hashtags about the topics they’re most interested in. Increase your chance of getting engagement and getting found by using relevant hashtags in your Instagram captions. Don’t be shy about using multiple hashtags.

This Instagram Video Contest Offers Fans Chance to Appear in a Horror Film

Convince & Convert

One such marketer, Fandango, is joining forces with the new film Ouija to host a “Scare Off” Instagram video contest inspired by popular horror movie moments. With Halloween on the horizon, it’s no surprise that marketers are embracing their ghoulish side.

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16 Social Media Podcasts to Take Your Marketing Skills to the Next Level Today

Buffer Social

Hosts: Kevan Lee (Director of Marketing, Buffer), Hailley Griffis (Press Crafter, Buffer) and Brian Peters (Social Media Manager, Buffer). Hosts: Jay Baer (President of Convince & Convert) and Adam Brown (Executive Strategist at Salesforce). Hashtagged by Jordan Powers.

The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Chats

Sprout Social

Whether you’re participating in an existing chat or hosting your own, there’s plenty to gain. As a host, you’re able to establish your brand as an authority in your industry and build a sense of community. Hosting a Twitter Chat.