October Lab Review

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It’s been a busy few months since we published a Social Media Lab review here on the main blog! 30 Hashtags on Instagram Posts: Yes or No? Instagram allows a maximum of 30 hashtags on posts. Using LinkedIn Hashtags in Posts- Does it Matter?

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Should You Use Your Industry’s Most Popular Hashtags or Get Creative?

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How do you use hashtags in your marketing right now? Many social media managers and marketers often just find the most popular hashtags and use them—but don’t know whether that’s a good idea. Then, we can find and try out new hashtags. Review your own results.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps.

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Increase Twitter Engagement with Hashtags and HASHCORE


Did you know that tweets that include one to two hashtags have a 21% boost in engagement according to Buffer ? This could be due to the topic of the tweets, people who follow specific hashtags, trending topics, or the apps that pull tweets based on topic such as Paper.li. Reviews

Six Stellar Twitter Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

Check out the posts below to find reviews of more than two dozen helpful Twitter tools, from a handful of top social media experts. Expert Reviews of Top Twitter Tools. 3 Very Useful Twitter Hashtag Analytics Tools by Razor Social.

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Why Twitter Hashtag Infographic Fails

Ari Herzog

Who spends so much time creating a hashtag? Do corporate boardroom sessions dedicate time to review these flowchart actions? Do not create your own hashtag if one already exists and if your participation will benefit you and others using it.

Why Twitter #Hashtags Are Worthless [Infographic]

Cody Ward

Now let’s talk about how #hashtags fit into this story. Hashtags are a great tool to group tweets together among a large number of users. But the problem occurs when spammers target hashtags in an attempt insert themselves.

Hashtag Inventor Chris Messina, Partners with Bourn To Bring Hashtags-Inspired Art Exhibition to NY

The Realtime Report

Hashtag Inventor Chris Messina, Partners with Bourn To Bring Hashtags-Inspired Art Exhibition to NY. 25 Artists Will Explore 10 Memorable Hashtags. Hashtags have sparked conversations, inspired change, and brought awareness to important issues we’ve faced.

Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z Review & Chance to Win


A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I chose products to review , and one of the main reasons I chose to review the ThinkCentre M90z is that I would be able to give one away to a lucky reader. Review of the Lenovo ThinkCenter M90z. How to Choose a Great Product to Review.

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AgoraPulse Review: Why I went from 4 Social Media Tools to one!!!

Razor Social

When I first launched RazorSocial, I focused on reviewing social media tools. You can set up monitoring to track keywords, hashtags, users, and more. The post AgoraPulse Review: Why I went from 4 Social Media Tools to one!!!

The World’s First Instagram Hotel Gets Rave Reviews

Convince & Convert

In an age where the hashtags like #travel, #travelgram, #traveling and #travelingram have millions of posts on Instagram (and counting!), In addition, the hotel hosts an ongoing monthly competition where the best photo of the month with the #1888Hotel hashtag is awarded a free one night stay.

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5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

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. 5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You.

How to Create Shareable Content for Social Media on a Consistent Basis – First Round Review [SSM025]

Buffer Social

Luckily, the content team over at First Round Review might have found a formula for success. Channels that are driving big growth for First Round Review. First Round Review (Magazines and Manifesto). Social media has the power to spread great content across the web like wildfire.

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5 Brands That Are Taking UGC to the Next Level with Product Page Visual Reviews


According to a recent study , 64% of Millennials search for user-generated content and customer reviews before making a purchase. Artifact Uprising’s visual product reviews bring customer photos directly into the eCommerce experience.

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Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Disclosure : I was introduced to Tweet Spinner by business colleagues, and I took the initiative to request a full featured account for the purposes of this review. Very nice overall review of the tool’s feature set.

Book Review: Twitter Your Business, Mark Shaw

Absolute PA

Having given it a thorough read, I wanted to review it here on my blog. Review. The #hashtag and trends. Twitter Your Business, Mark Shaw.

Content for the Customer Journey – Phase V: Loyalty & Advocacy

Ignite Social Media

Asking for user-generated content (UGC) from fans and sharing recommendations & reviews should be considered for customers in this stage of the journey. If people are already using your hashtags during the buying process, be sure to reward them by sharing their photos on your channels!

What’s More Important: Social Media Fans or User Generated Content?

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It can be a tweet about your product, a blog post about your customer service, or a two-sentence review. Pop culture design site Look Human encourages users to take Instagram photos of their newly-purchased merchandise by including a branded hashtag on a coupon for an upcoming purchase.

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Easy Ways for Brands to Maximise their Twitter Potential [Report]


Buddy Media recently published the report “Strategies for Effective Tweeting: A Statistical Review”. The three primary success metrics reviewed were: reply rate, retweet rate and engagement rate. Tweets with hashtags receive twice as much engagement than those without hashtags.

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What You Need To Know About FTC Influencer Disclosures

Ignite Social Media

With everything online these days (forgive me for sounding like I’m 90 years old) people look for reviews of products before purchasing them to ensure they’re getting what they think a product should deliver. the disclosure takes the form of a hashtag.

The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Google Review Count: 436. A powerful multi-purpose Twitter tool that enables you to monitor your personal/brand mentions, retweets, relevant keywords, and hashtags; track competitor mentions and compare performance; switch between multiple Twitter accounts; and report on results.

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The Best Brands on Twitter 2014


Since I wrote a top brands on Instagram article earlier, I think it is only appropriate that I also give you a best brands on Twitter 2014 review. Looking above there was: @Charmins ’ humor and use of trending hashtags.

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

Product reviews. On Twitter, search for hashtags relevant to your industry, or peruse Twitter directories like Twellow and WeFollow. Social Media Marketing AllTop American Idol amplification case studies content Content Marketing ebooks elements of b2b social media marketing success Field of Dreams infographics key influencers LinkedIn Groups presentations reports Twitter directories Twitter hashtags video viral video webinars white papers

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Google Review Count: 345. Sample review: “If you want to do general research on Facebook Stats use Socialbakers.” Showcase reviews: RazorSocial (Tips). Google Review Count: 298. Showcase reviews: PR Daily (Automate). Google Review Count: 290.

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10 Tips for Success on Twitter

Cody Ward

Use hashtags for events, webinars, activities, and popular topics. People are actively searching and following hashtags. If all it takes if for you to add a quick hashtag at the end of your post to potentially get some more eyes on it, then it’s a no brainer. Give their product or service a quick review. Social Media hashtag mention social media tips tweet twitterWhen I first joined Twitter, I didn’t know quite what I would get out of it.

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The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Google Review Count: 449. Sample review: “Competitions get social media users engaged. Showcase reviews: Mention. Google Review Count: 320. Sample review: “Split testing is an important part of your website. Google Review Count: 295. Showcase Reviews.

How to Find the Right Instagram Influencers for Your Brand

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Follow hashtags to find popular content creators. Hashtags make discovering high-performing content and popular accounts on Instagram easy, and they can lead you to influencers, too. Then add key hashtags to Agorapulse’s social listening search so you never miss a post.

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

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Pushing the marketing of this Instagram business further, smart marketers can also follow, create and leverage the power of hashtags in these channels to better focus their marketing on the right audience. The above posting is my twice-monthly column for the Harvard Business Review. harvard business review. hashtag. hashtag marketing.

7 Great Reasons to Get Really Excited About Bulk Publishing

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Even when bulk publishing, you’ll have a chance to review and modify each post before adding it to your schedule or queue. You won’t have to worry about keeping hashtags consistent. When you bulk publish, you don’t have to worry about your hashtags getting lost by the wayside.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #261

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Apple, Spotify, and the Battle over Freemium - Harvard Business Review. Chris invented the hashtag. harvard business review. hashtag. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Google Review Count: 350. Sample review: “Add and curate content from any public webpage. Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation), Maximize Social Business (Drive), Online Marketing Institute, Perception System, SnapApp. Google Review Count: 346.

How to Run Your Own Instagram Audit: 8 Steps to Building a Better Profile


Whether it’s your branding, content, community engagement, hashtags, or something else entirely, auditing your account is a great way to reassess your strategy and update your goals. You should also take some time to review your website link! Instagram Audit Step #7: Hashtags.

10 Useful (and Fun!) Ways to Use Instagram Stickers

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And you can choose from lots of different sticker types, such as: Hashtag stickers. But before we dive headfirst into those tips, however, let’s review why Instagram stickers are so great in the first place. Hashtag and mention stickers help explain who and what your video is about.

How to Curate a Stunning Instagram Feed with User Generated Content


A super-strong branded hashtag! . We’re going to be jumping into more detail about branded hashtags a little later on in this post. . Or do you want to see some before and after images to go with a product review? Step #3: Set up a Branded Hashtag for Your Profile .

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Is Crossposting on Social Media a Bad Practice?

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This tweet would have been more efficient if I were to promote a link, or use hashtags, but because of how one network shares to the other, you miss out on reach and results. Try one of the 6 tactics I review in my newest… https://t.co/HnvkVkJNcA. Get your hashtags together.

The Best Social Media Platforms for Location-Based Small Businesses

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Get more reviews with customer check-in. Did you know that 24 hours after checking-in with a business for the first time, Facebook sends a push notification asking if you’d like to review the business? Use location hashtags. Search for hashtags.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #48

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What I find fascinating is how game reviews are slowly becoming indistinguishable from film reviews. Breathing new life into books with official hashtags - Dare To Comment. "Can a Twitter hashtag build a community? The premise is simple: create a permanent hashtag for your book and promote it everywhere. hashtag. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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7 Instagram Selling Tips You Need to Be Using

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Once you connect your Instagram account to an account with a Facebook catalog and active shop, you’ll be automatically reviewed for Instagram Shoppable posts. Use Intent-Oriented Hashtags.

How These 5 Brands Are Acing Storytelling on Social Media

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Netflix actively encourages fans to share their reviews and thoughts on its social media channels. Collate stories with hashtags. Hashtags such as #LikeAGirl, and #ThisGirlCan became amazing collections of stories. Nike always pairs its videos with a hashtag.

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Why Real Instagram Followers Matter and Where to Find Them


Hashtags are also critical, even more so on Instagram than on Twitter or Facebook, and you need to use them a bit differently. Think of hashtags as a catalog system for people you haven’t engaged with yet. Hack for hashtags. How many hashtags should you use?