Social Pros 13 – Ryon Harms, Farmers Insurance

Convince & Convert

This episode features Ryon Harms , the head of social media for Farmers Insurance. Jay : That is a really interesting point and I think a fantastic segue to bring in our special guest for this week, Mr. Ryon Harms, who’s the Director of Social Media for Farmers Insurance.

How to Know If Your Brand Should Hop on a New Social Media Trend

Ignite Social Media

What is the sentiment behind the trend? Some trends, such as #Sharknado3, make a lot more sense for a tortilla chip company than they do for an insurance company. Some hashtags, trends and memes, while popular, have the potential to be lost on – or offend – your brand’s audience.

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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.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

number of followers and fans) and social media-driven website traffic, but only about half measure share of voice and sentiment. 30% of marketers report using hashtags tied to specific campaigns, while 26% use Promoted Tweets.