#HashAtIt: Now You Can Search Hashtags Over Multiple Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

Are hashtags part of your brand’s marketing plan? Hashtags work on multiple social networks – but until recently there was no easy way to search them on all of these platforms. Enter #HashAtIt.com ; the site bills itself as “the first social media search engine that gives users a way to gather information on any metadata tags (#hashtags) from popular social networks.”

Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Even LinkedIn now leverages hashtags and even lets their users search for content using hashtags. Instagram Stories recently added the ability to add hashtags to Stories making it easier for people to find your content.

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Social Media Hashtags in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

For years many social media savvy marketers have tapped into the power of hashtags to grow their brand, community and even generate leads and sales. Hashtags are a big part of social networks such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Even LinkedIn now leverages hashtags and even lets their users search for content using hashtags. Instagram Stories even have the ability to add hashtags to Stories making it easier for people to find your content.

Instagram: The Perfect Social Networking Platform for Businesses

Social Media Marketing

Currently, Instagram is the most preferred social networking platform that most of the businesses use for marketing their business. The growing popularity of Instagram is what has helped businesses to trust this platform more in comparison to the various other platforms that are there. Instagram hashtags are on the rise You already know about the Instagram hashtags and this is not something new.

Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn. These include new job alerts, an alumni tool, community hashtags and company insights. LinkedIn is a crucial platform for businesses. 5 Google’s new publishing platform for local news.

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Facebook and hashtags: at long last

Sherrilynne Starkie

A black hole in social media data got a step closer to being understood this week. Facebook has introduced the use of hashtags ! Up until know, it’s been almost impossible to see into the world’s most popular social network to gain insight that could be crucial in developing social media strategies and campaigns. Hashtags are the first step. This is bound to make the lives of social media strategists a little bit easier.

Improve Your Marketing With Hashtags

yMarketingMatters

Hashtags are such a prominent part of online culture today that it’s rare to find anyone who doesn’t know what they are. Yet even as most people have come to know what they are, many people still don’t understand how to use hashtags to improve marketing for their business. The proliferation of hashtags is truly incredible. LinkedIn experimented with hashtags for awhile before giving up.). is the most popular means of categorizing content on social media.

How to Use #Hashtags to Improve Your Social Media Marketing

yMarketingMatters

A hashtag is word preceded by a hash mark (#), used within a message to identify a keyword or topic of interest and facilitate a search for it. Hashtags are such a prominent part of online culture today and people have started using them outside of their intended purpose like using them in text messages, chats, songs, and advertisements. So whenever a user adds a hashtag to their post, it is immediately indexed by the social network and searchable by other users.

Bubblews: The Social Network That Pays Users To Post

The Realtime Report

Today marks the official launch of Bubblews (the combination of “bubbles” and “news”), a new social media website that pays its users for each view, like and comment. With a minimum of 400 characters per post, social media users are encouraged to use the new “global community” to share their interests, feelings and passions — all while being paid to do so. The concept is unique and interesting; but will the platform take off?

Why Engagement On Your Social Platforms Is Important For Your Next Trade Show

Webbiquity SMM

However, digital technology, and social networking sites in particular, have fundamentally altered the way events are experienced. Through social media platforms , attendees and businesses can share content and experiences from the event. In this article, we take a look at why engagement on your social media platforms is so important. Instagram is an under-utilised platform for providing pure information. Guest post by Reno Macri.

How to Use Hashtags, Expand Your Reach and Develop Brand Awareness

Socialmedia.biz

A company or a person posts a Tweet or an Instagram post that links to a piece of content, followed by a dozen (or unbelievably, sometimes more) hashtags. However, that isn’t meant to be a statement on the effectiveness of hashtags in general. Why Do Hashtags Work? Chat Hashtags.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali 7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks December 21st, 2010 Tweet I first heard about Amplify earlier this year; I believe it was at the January chapter meeting of IABC/DC Metro. As the year went by, I found myself playing more and more with Amplify and now it’s become one of my top three social networks.

Social Networking Stats: Twitter Sees 1 Billion Tweets Every 2.5 Days, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. via SmartBlog on Social Media. Please email marissa@modernmediapartners.com if you have additional updates, or a social network that you feel should be on the list. The deadline for seeing archived tweets may not be certain, but these statistics offer a pretty good look at how the platform has grown: Twitter sends one billion tweets every 2.5

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Platform Policy Checklist Translation Request. LinkedIn may be one of the simplest social networks to contact. You can also tweet @Pinterest and tag any tweets for help with the #pinteresthelp hashtag. Social Media Facebook

How Hashtags Are Becoming More Universal

Small Business Mavericks

Hashtags are becoming more and more universal every day. As a way to organize social information on Twitter, hashtags became very popular on that social media platform and still are. What was not expected was other social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Google+ picking up on hashtags. Unsurprisingly, it involves the use of hashtags. That’s four social networks that use hashtags.

How to Use Hashtags: A Quick and Simple Guide for Every Network

Hootsuite

Whichever social media platforms your brand uses as part of its social media strategy , knowing how to use hashtags will help boost your brand’s social media engagement. You’ll also learn: how to find hashtags that will work best for your brand.

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker. Many tools can help you streamline the social marketing process while making it more effective and impactful, too. Some social media marketing tools, however, don’t live up to the hype of what you hoped they could do.

How to Create a Hashtag Just for Your Business

Sprout Social

With so many advertisements, billboards and commercials in our face, it’s tough to find one without an added hashtag. Eventually social media handles made their way onto ads. Now businesses create a hashtag for consumers to find more information about a product or service. Whether it’s a branded term, phrase or call to action, hashtags increase social media engagement. Or users can simply engage in the conversation happening around that hashtag.

ReSearch.ly Social Search Platform Launched

Bill Hartzer

PeopleBrowsr , the Social Search engine and analytics company, has launched ReSearch.ly , a product for online marketers, brand managers and social media experts to get real-time analytics and conversations from the social web. identifies people who are talking about a particular interest, and then instantly drills down to uncover rich data about that Interest Graph, including location, sentiment, gender as well as related word clouds, hashtags, links, @names, etc.

#FollowMe: How to Track Your Brand Hashtag

Pixlee

Back in 2007 when Chris Messina —then a designer at Google—suggested the use of hashtags on Twitter for creating “groups”, no one thought the little pound symbol that could become as widely adopted for news feed sorting and searching as it has today. For some, the mechanism is used satirically on social media for the purpose of entertainment with nonsensical, random hashtag wordings. The issue is, as with most things involving social media, how do you track hashtags?

5 Ways to Make the Most of Instagram for Your Business

Ignite Social Media

With so many social media platforms available for your brand to advertise on, it can be hard to know what works best on each channel and how you should be interacting with your audiences. Instagram is a platform built to capture elements of our lives in a visually captivating way. Hashtags, Hashtags, Hashtags. Another good rule of thumb when using hashtags is to post them all in the first comment of your post.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Launching a Branded Hashtag

Sprout Social

Chris Messina, currently a Developer Lead at Uber, is credited as the inventor of the hashtag on Twitter. Originally intended to group content based on subject matter, the hashtag has been adopted across every popular social platform and has cemented its place in our culture. Ever since its early implementation, a hashtag has been made popular because of the event or idea it was associated with. When to Use a Branded Hashtag. Hashtag Best Practices.

Parler: What Brands Need to Know About the Latest Social Media Network

Ignite Social Media

Parler is a twitter-style social media platform that was launched by John Matze and Jared Thomson in 2018. Their biggest differentiator is their concept which is to provide a social media network that is free of judgement, where people can freely express their own thoughts and opinions.

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

Buffer Social

There are so many social networks to choose from today : Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest. We’ve spent time digging into the rise of Spotify as a social media platform , used by today’s hottest brands. We believe that Spotify is fast becoming a core platform for engaging with customers — through paid ads of course, but also through an organic presence. Where Spotify fits in today’s social media landscape.

Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Thanks to James for sharing his insights on the topic of social media recruitment and tips on how to find the right employees using social networks! Social Media Recruitment is a valid—and recommended— strategy to gain new, cutting-edge employees and expand your workforce. By now, we’ve all heard of Social Media. Choosing and Managing Multiple Platforms. Social Media offers an ever-growing plethora of outreach options. Homing in on Hashtags.

How to own the social media game in 4 simple steps!

Postcron

Social media has grown so much over the years that today it is an essential place for advertising your products or services. Asking questions, using hashtags and posting user-generated-content it’s a great way to make your followers feel interested in participating in your campaign. .

What Steps Should I Take When My Instagram Engagement Is Dropping?

SocMed Sean

Sometimes, Instagram can really set you in a foul mood… If you depend on social media platforms like Instagram as your marketing platform of choice, then you know how critical dropping engagement numbers can be for your brand. Instagram is a notoriously fickle social network and they make changes and even ban accounts without any real rhyme or reason. Quality of content is critical to any social media platform and more so with Instagram.

How to use data for content curation

Sprout Social

With growing competition, the best way for your brand to stand out on social media is through engagement. In fact, according to the Sprout Social Index™ , 40% of consumers believe that memorable content makes a brand’s social best in class. Sprout Social.

The Top 25 Social Media Analytics Tools [Updated for 2021]

Keyhole.co

You guessed it: 2020 accelerated the role that social media has in purchasing decisions. The latest studies show that social media is the first touchpoint customers have with your brand. But social media is a data beast! Social Studio 14. Sprout Social 15.

The Ultimate Guide to TikTok Marketing

Later

With over 800 million monthly active users and an average daily view time of 52 minutes , TikTok is officially the hottest new platform on the social media scene. Why is TikTok a Valuable Platform for Brands? Why is TikTok a Valuable Platform for Brands?

How to Test Content Marketing and Digital Campaigns with Social Media

Pam Moore

The new always on, always connected, digital and social world provides amazing opportunities for smart digital brand marketers and business leaders to develop, test, and launch marketing programs, campaigns, products and services to market in far less time than days past. Social media is equivalent to one big fat focus group that never sleeps. Smart marketers know how to tap into the research and testing power of the social networks without becoming a spammer.

Three Creative Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Event

Webbiquity SMM

Social networks have become the primary means of keeping friends, family members, and business contacts up to date on what’s happening in our lives. 77% of all Americans have at least one social media profile. User numbers are steadily rising year-on-year across all platforms, and this upward trend shows no sign of stopping: a staggering 67% of online adults now have a Facebook account. Use Targeted Social Media Ads. Guest post by Rosemary McKee.

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. Some examples are: visiting your website, following your brand on Twitter, Tweeting with a hashtag, posting to Instagram with a hashtag, watch a video, answer a question, subscribe to your email list and that is just the beginning. Does and Don’ts of Social Networks.

How to Become an Instagram Influencer: 13 Tips for Beginners

Keyhole.co

Not to mention the free goodies and extra perks that come with holding an influential status on social media. Before you dive in, however, keep in mind that becoming a social media influencer isn’t as easy as it looks from a distance. Make the Most of Hashtags 10.

How an Instagram Account May Be a Game Changer in Promoting Your Business

Postcron

It is a cost-effective platform that requires as little as 6 hours a week to increase recognition towards your business, sales and more traffic with almost no financial burden on you. Instagram has the highest engagement rates of any social media network.

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. It’s a network of very talented people who possess great knowledge of social media in their local context – one of them being Nishanth Krish from India who shares his insights into the social media trends, prospects and challenges in India right now.

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Launch your Pinterest Branding Strategies in 7 Steps!

Devumi

Given the growing popularity of the platform, and the incredible ROI brands are reporting, it’s time for you to launch your Pinterest branding strategy. While Pinterest is quite different from most social network, you can master it and see some great returns. Marketing Pinterest Tutorials content marketing hashtag marketing pinterest marketing pinterest strategy social media marketing

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

Hootsuite

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. Until recently, social media activism has been somewhat optional for brands. What is social media activism?

5 Ways to Use Location Data for Better Social Listening

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com Customers talk in more than keywords and hashtags. And when they’re posting to social networks, customers say what’s on their mind—sometimes they @mention your brand handle, sometimes they include keywords you’re watching. But more often than not, posts don’t include the keywords or hashtags you’re likely watching (74% of content, our research shows). Furthermore, 6% of social posts don’t include text, since they’re just images or videos.

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5 Easy Steps to Create Your Snapchat Strategy

Ignite Social Media

With Snapchat being one of the most recently established social networks in the game, brands are quickly jumping on the bandwagon to create bite-size pieces of content. With 71% of these users falling in the 18-34 range, Snapchat has become a staple when it comes to fresh and relevant social media marketing. If you need to grow your audience on Snapchat, give your current social following a reason to follow you on Snapchat.