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.

Instagram Automation Tools, Software, and Tips to Do It Right


Much of the software that’s used to automate Instagram activity defies network guidelines. However, there are ethical and effective ways to incorporate Instagram automation software into your work. Within the Hootsuite dashboard, you can create multiple hashtag streams to watch.

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How to Grow Your Audience With Hashtags for Instagram

Sprout Social

The answer is hashtags. The beauty of hashtags for Instagram is they make your content discoverable and increase your chances of engagement. Aside from getting mentioned by influencers , using hashtags is one of the easiest ways to grow your audience within Instagram.

Make Fun Of #Hashtags All You Want, But Google Just Got Serious

Myrland Marketing

Yesterday, Kevin Mullett , Online Visibility Expert (and really smart guy), shared the news on LinkedIn that Google is now making hashtags searchable. You’ll also see links to search for these hashtags on other social sites.

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. 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. When you create a hashtag, you give users a new way to get in touch with your business on social. Reasons to Create a Hashtag. When to Use Hashtags.

What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity SMM

Based on your goals and overall social media strategy, there are going to be software options that would be better suited to your needs and help you make the most out of your work (and, of course, save you time). Guest post by Lilach Bullock.

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The Ultimate Guide to TikTok Marketing


Both Douyin and TikTok use the same software today, but maintain separate networks to comply with China’s censorship laws. Here you’ll find all the Trending hashtags based on your geographical location, as well as a breakdown of popular videos by category. Hashtags and Sounds (i.e.

4 Steps to Boost Your Social Media Engagement

Convince & Convert

Talkwalker also provides handy “hashtag cloud” visualizations, which illustrate activity surrounding related hashtags. Social Media Strategy influencer software productivity social crm social media engagement social media management social media strategy Social Media Tools

How to Test Content Marketing and Digital Campaigns with Social Media

Pam Moore

How to understand the impact of different mediums and actions for posting content such as tagging, using urls, hashtags and more.

Tools for Monitoring Online Conversations: Part 2 of Monitor Your Brand Online

Harp Interactive

Hashtags. This blog post is the second in the 2 part series on brand monitoring. In case you missed the first blog post, here is the link: Monitor Your Brand Online.

4 Strategies for Improving Social Engagement

Convince & Convert

Talkwalker also provides handy “hashtag cloud” visualizations, which illustrate activity surrounding related hashtags. Social Media Strategy social crm Social Media Tools social media management productivity social media strategy social media engagement influencer software

How to Gather Fan Feedback on Social Media

Convince & Convert

You can choose what items you would like the tool to track, be it a keyword, campaign hashtag, or even your company name. Another tool is Hootsuite , which allows your company to track key words, hashtags, and mentions. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

What’s your social media marketing budget?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Do they have all the social media software and tools they need to do the job? Also, you need to factor in supplementary training, software license fees and other operational costs associated with marketing campaigns. Follow and engage with one hashtag.

Effectively Recruiting Top Performing Employees through Social Media

SocMed Sean

Today’s guest post comes from Eric Czerwonka , an entrepreneur and co-founder of Buddy Punch , a software company founded in 2013 that provides time tracking solutions for startups, companies with employees, as well as anyone with a remote team to manage. Homing in on Hashtags.

Why Am I Shadowbanned on Instagram and What Can I Do About It?

agora pulse

Your content also won’t appear in the Discover section of Instagram or in hashtag searches. The best way to check is to search for a hashtag after you’ve uploaded a post containing it. Did you know that Instagram has banned certain hashtags? Repeatedly Using the Same Hashtags .

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

The point of tracking software isn’t to determine how many tweets were sent mentioning a company, it’s to figure out what those tweets say, and what the business ramifications are. Too often, standard charts and graphs included in software are just that, standard. To date, customers of RowFeeder have either been interested in monitoring social media campaigns (tracking hashtags, Twitter replies, etc.);

Twitter for Business: Is It Time?

Webbiquity SMM

Though 90% of B2B software companies are on Twitter , barely half are active. Twitter is in trouble.

The Guide To Social Media Marketing Automation

Webbiquity SMM

For instance, Instagram users make use of hashtags to follow content related to specific topics, and hashtags like #instagood and #photooftheday are known to deliver lots of “likes” for the posts. Twitter, on the other hand, uses hashtags to measure trending topics.

Are You Ready to Listen Differently in Social Media?

Convince & Convert

Online customer service software company Conversocial partnered with New York University on research that found that more than one-third of all tweets to companies were about customer service issues, but that only three percent incorporated the company‘s Twitter username with the @ symbol.

How Companies Are Using Social Media to Show Appreciation


The program revolved around hashtags, primarily the “#LastMinuteLovers” hashtag. What this hashtag did was allow spouses and significant others who forgot about Valentine’s Day or decided to get gifts last-minute to have one of 24 gifts sent to their partner before the big day.

5 Lessons to Make an Effective Animated Demo

Convince & Convert

Software from TweetReach offers a compelling value proposition: allowing users to figure out precisely how many potential impressions a tweet, brand name, or hashtag has accumulated on Twitter recently.

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Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today

Visually SM

Posted under the hashtag #DoMore, the company’s timeline features captivating images of farmers , graffiti artists , shark advocates, and other engaging folks doing interesting things.

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3 Facebook Search Tips You Might Not Know About

agora pulse

Recruiters could try a string like “software engineers who live in Boston, graduated MIT, and like Python.” Hashtag research. Hashtags aren’t just for Twitter and Instagram. Can Facebook search really help you reach your social media marketing goals?

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4 Easy Ways to Make Your Social Content More Accessible


Carmen became passionate about the subject last year after breaking her elbow and having to rely on voice recognition software to communicate—and also learned a lot from her team’s summer intern who was visually impaired. When writing hashtags, use camel case.

nBA Pulse: a new social analytics tool

Sherrilynne Starkie

nBA Pulse, from newBrandAnalytics , is cloud-based software that helps brands gain real-time visibility into social media’s trending topics and see conversations that might impact their brand and product reputation.

How to Inspire More User-Generated Content for Your Brand

agora pulse

Set up a branded hashtag and add it to your bio, instructing users exactly how to share the content you want to see. For best results, consider using contest software like ShortStack , which lets you create a landing page for submissions so it’s easier to keep track of all participation.

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7 Ways to Use Social Media to Create Buzz-Worthy Events

Convince & Convert

Make sure to select the platform or registration software that fits with your audience. Actively promote the event hashtag and invite users to share their content on Twitter and Instagram. Pick a hashtag for your event, so attendees and remote watchers can monitor the event on Twitter.

80% of People Prefer Facebook’s Old Logo

The Realtime Report

“It makes branding consistency difficult and can lead to confusion about the correct way to present the logo in different contexts,” said Dawson Whitfield, founder of logo design software company Looka. 80% of People Prefer Facebook’s Old Logo.

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Five Situations Where Marketers Should NOT Use Automation

Webbiquity SMM

Invest time and labor into fully understanding your ideal customers and how they interact, before you even evaluate any software. Social networking has a unique etiquette and practices, from hashtagging to image sizes to vocabulary. Guest post by Godwin Adoga.

6 best Twitter analytics tools


In addition to that, the tool also tracks the engagement score of hashtags used in your tweets, brand campaigns, and retweets. We all know that hashtags originated from Twitter—this is all the more reason why you need to track your brand’s hashtag performance.

10 Hacks to Save Time on Instagram


Especially if you’re new to editing software like Photoshop. How to Save Time on Instagram Tip #7: Collect and Save Your Best Hashtags. Posts with hashtags get 12.6% It used to be that the best way to organize your hashtags was with a spreadsheet like Google Sheets.

Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses

The Realtime Report

By using conversational keywords (event hashtags, topical hashtags, mentions of brands, mentions of influencers) and bio keywords (job title, company, location), you can really hone in on your target audience and find those who are actively researching solutions in your space.

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The 6 Best Ways to Showcase User-Generated Content on Social Media

agora pulse

Contest software like WooBox or ShortStack can help you with this. Ask users to tag you or use your branded hashtag. . Branded hashtags allow you to search for the UGC and if you’re tagged in a picture or video, you’ll receive a notification.

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5 Ways to Give Your Charity Auction a Social Twist


Having a centralized, comprehensive list of items to draw off of will also make setting up your auction software easier. The easiest way to set up an event site is by using auction and event planning software.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Tagboard uses hashtags to search for and collect public social media within seconds of being posted to networks like Twitter and Facebook. Simply enter a hashtag and tagboard will pull in great content from across the web. ” — RazorSocial (Software). RazorSocial (Software).

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Advancing Nonprofits’ Missions With Storify and Quora – How MomsRising and charity: water Have Used These Tools for Success


With more than a million members across the country, MomsRising began using Storify in November 2011 as a curation tool, collecting its Twitter hashtags: #WellnessWed and #FoodFri.

I Tried Instagram Automation (So You Don’t Have To): An Experiment


Instagram automation is software that likes, follows, and comments for you, with the goal of increasing your followers and engagement. Social listening and hashtag monitoring tools that surface the conversations your brand wants to be a part of (or just keep on top of).

November is NTEN Member Appreciation Month!! #NTENthanks


Giveaways and prizes every week, including free software services, mobile internet accounts, and nifty NTEN swag. Send them a thank you and follow the discussion using the hashtag: #ntenthanks. Whoo hoo! It’s Member Appreciation Month.

Social Media Terminology: Social Media Words You Need to Know

agora pulse

It’s officially an octothorpe, and everyone on social media calls it a “ hashtag.” A hashtag is used right before a word to help categorize content on social media channels. And if you used that hashtag in your social posts, it’ll mark your content, so other users on the platform can discover your posts on the specific topic. More info about hashtags: Quick Tips for Making the Most of Your Hashtags. Hashtag.

Influencer marketing goes mainstream

Sherrilynne Starkie

So when The State of Influencer Marketing report, published by Klear, a marketing software company, stated that influencer relations activities have grown by 198 per cent in a year, it was no real surprise. Influencer marketing is nothing new.

How to Boost eCommerce Sales with Instagram

Convince & Convert

As a brand, selling will become easier with selling software tools that convert the sole link into a clickable storefront, showcasing all your products. Hashtag Selling. Another way to sell products on Instagram is with the use of hashtags.

How a Social Media Audit with Agorapulse Can Keep You on Track

agora pulse

Invest in Scheduling and Reporting Software. Social media reporting software like Agorapulse (which I use for all of my clients) makes the process so much simpler and a little more accurate.

Why Can’t Social Media Tools Post Directly to Instagram?

agora pulse

In this instance, the Instagram API tells Agorapulse how many likes a particular user’s hashtags received over a 30 day period. It’s up to Twitter to allow a third-party software tool to provide users with that functionality.