The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Hashtags in 2019


Instagram hashtags are still an effective way to get more eyes (and engagement!) A post with at least one Instagram hashtag averages 12.6% more engagement than posts without a hashtag. Why You Should Use Instagram Hashtags. The Different Types of Instagram Hashtags.

How to use Surveys to Generate some buzz on Social Media

Lucy Hall

Have you ever used a survey to create some buzz on social media? What's the best way to create and host a survey? What survey tool can I use? I personally like to use Survey Monkey or Typeform because the answers are collated in a really easy to read format.

A complete calendar of hashtag holidays for 2019

Sprout Social

There are hundreds of national, international and world hashtag holidays. From #NationalPancakeDay to #WorldBrailleDay, it’s clear that consumers want to connect with other people and brands around their shared interests, and hashtag holidays serve as opportunity to do that. Our list includes a combination of celebrated & industry-specific hashtag holidays, as well as a few atypical options. Step 1: Choose relevant hashtags. Hashtags and brand.

A Complete Calendar of Hashtag Holidays for 2017

Sprout Social

Ignored by traditional calendars these hashtag holidays are celebrated ad nauseum on social media. Not sure which hashtag holiday makes sense for your brand? Hashtag holidays have been celebrated for decades but they’ve only gained traction on social media within the past few years.

#MyPillStory & the Anti-Baby App: Why Pharma Can’t Afford to Ignore Women’s Health on Social

Talkwalker SM

Surveys have shown that looking up health information is one of the main reasons why women use the internet. A Guttmacher Institute survey found that more than half of them use it for other reasons than birth control. Women’s health is a massive topic online.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

The brilliant Joe Pulizzi shares his list of 35 “common and some uncommon&# methods for promoting a blog, from putting your blog URL on your business cards and leveraging Twitter hashtags to showcasing employees and using the blog as your customer FAQ.

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The Seven Best Ways to Increase Social Media Engagement for Your Business

Webbiquity SMM

Run a survey or poll : Another good way to create engaging social media posts is using polls or surveys. Social media polls and surveys are the simple tools for quickly obtaining customer feedback. Use relevant hashtags : Social media posts with at least one hashtag have 12.6%

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

agora pulse

And you can choose from lots of different sticker types, such as: Hashtag stickers. Location , hashtags , and mention stickers make getting found in Stories shared by other accounts easier—whether by an influencer adding your post to a Story or the location of an upcoming live event.

[Humor] My AncestryDNA Results Came In And They Are Geekily Astounding!

SocMed Sean

Just check out the #ancestrydna hashtag and you’ll see that some are serious, some are funny. Recently, there’s been a lot of sharing on Twitter by folks who took the AncestryDNA test and are showing off their results.

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How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media for Online Reputation Monitoring

agora pulse

The research was based on data from a survey of 529 owners and managers of small businesses (firms with fewer than 500 employees). And monitoring captures the hashtags and keywords that you want to look out for. How are small businesses monitoring their online reputations?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #30

Twist Image

Universe captured in mind-boggling detail by Sloan Digital Sky Survey - The Guardian. The science of the hashtag - Twitter Media. "The other week a meme exploded on Twitter around the hashtag #LessAmbitiousMovies (for the record, I thought my contribution of A Clockwork Beige was pristine). It begs the question: what makes a hashtag go viral? hashtag. sloan digital sky survey.

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The 32 Best Twitter Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

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. It’s not nonsense hashtags.

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Association Social Media Best Practices


I admit one of my pet peeves is the practice of surveying members to ask about their social media use as a first step in developing a social media strategy. Possible, of course, but I certainly wouldn’t look to such a survey to be representative of digital-savvy members.

Three Simple Ways to Interact With Your Online Readers

Webbiquity SMM

You can embellish your post with text, stickers, active hashtags, and GIFs. This feature allows you to conduct surveys within your Stories. Guest post by Joey Feldman. Authors and writers used to be people distant from the most of the world.

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10 Content Marketing Tricks That Will Help Your Brand Stand Out

Waxing UnLyrical

Create surveys. Don’t create custom hashtags. Unless you have a very well-known, established brand with a large following, don’t bother using hashtags on Twitter or Instagram that are specific to your brand. Guest Post by Monika Jansen. There’s a lot of noise out there.

Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2019

Webbiquity SMM

You should be watching not just for @ or hashtag mentions, but to all instances where somebody drops the name of your company or product in conversations, on blogs, news websites. Guest post by David Gutierrez. As of June 2018, 4.2

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Social Media Event Promotion: The Complete Guide


Create a hashtag. A branded hashtag is a handy way for you and your guests to find all content related to your event across social channels. Create a hashtag that hasn’t had much prior use so that your event doesn’t get buried in a mountain of irrelevant content.

Instagram Stories Stickers: 8 Features That Are Perfect For Businesses


Instagram Stories Stickers #3: Hashtag Stickers. Much like location stickers, when you tag your story with a hashtag sticker, other users will be able to see and engage with your story on that hashtag’s page. .

Big Changes at Instagram | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Now, Twitter is rolling out an enhanced mute feature , which lets users block certain words, hashtags and usernames. A new report from Buffer looks at trends in social media according to a survey of over 1,200 marketers.

Four Seasons #IgniteTheSpark Campaign Brings Romance To Social Media

The Realtime Report

Because it appeals to their guests: Four Seasons’ research showed that guests wanted the hotels to “create romantic experiences during their getaways” and that more than 50% of couples surveyed believed travel was “the best way to keep the spark alive in their relationship.”

Best and Worst Mother’s Day Branded Social Content

Ignite Social Media

billon – the highest in the survey’s 14-year history, topping last year’s previous record of $21.4 With the unique hashtag #AllHailMom to elevate this campaign, it was a major success!

Snapchat Sued by Shareholders and Facebook Mischarges Advertisers – Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Other recent updates include a rewind feature and hashtag stickers. Analytics provider TrackMaven released results to a survey that polled marketers on important components of measuring their efforts. Snapchat can’t catch a break and Facebook cops to another measuring mishap.

Mini Guide to Twitter for beginners

Lucy Hall

These tweets, consist of text, images, links, video and now small surveys. Tweet images – As your image takes up space there is less space for 140 characters Tweet short video – this is a 2015 feature where you are able to create a short video and upload straight from your smartphone Tweet Survey – A new feature is where you are able to add a 2 answer survey to your tweets. A hashtag is this # symbol followed by words. Are you a Twitter newbie?

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

Convince & Convert

Actively promote the event hashtag and invite users to share their content on Twitter and Instagram. Social Media Marketing World has a healthy mix of attendees and speakers consistently adding content before and during their event using the hashtag #SMMW.

Why Micro-Influencers May Be the Most Effective Influencer Marketing Strategy

Buffer Social

In HelloSociety’s study , survey respondents were more than three times as likely to follow an influencer rather than follow a brand. Take this stat from the Trust Baromter survey. The survey asked why people followed and trusted influencers.

How to Make Social Advocacy Part of Your Employees’ Daily Routine

Convince & Convert

According to a recent survey from Bambu by Sprout Social, seven in ten employees are using social media at work. If these use cases aren’t applicable, try surveying engaged employees to learn what they think is most valuable. Image via Unsplash.

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Daring PR Professionals and the Lawyers Who Love Them: A Primer for Avoiding Legal Problems

Waxing UnLyrical

So long as your giveaway is “no purchase necessary,” you’re generally in the clear, but some states are very strict about what “No Purchase Necessary” means: even asking people to complete a survey might constitute a “purchase” that would make your giveaway an illegal lottery.

A new brand for IABC

Sherrilynne Starkie

Research, including a survey of members and consultation with IABC leaders from around the world, was conducted and formed the basis of the re-branding strategy. For a conference of professional communicators, of course there was a hashtag for such a special announcement: #IABCsneakpeek.

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A Social Media Budget Breakdown for Every Size of Business


According to this year’s CMO Survey over the next five years, the percentage of marketing budget spend on social media breaks down as follows: B2B Product: 16.6%. Source: The CMO Survey.

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. 20: The Four Best Online Survey Tools. #21:

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How-To Guide for Calculating Influencer Marketing ROI

Social Media Strategies Summit

According to the 2019 Influencer Marketing Benchmark Report , nearly two-thirds of marketers surveyed intend to increase their spending over the next 12 months. . Common tracking assets include campaign hashtags, tagged or affiliate links, platform-specific data and discount codes.

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2015 to 2017: Black Friday Trends


Replacing traditional data collection methods during the market research process such as surveys or interviews with the use of social data has proven to be more accessible, cost-effective and time-saving.

9 essential social media management tools for marketers

Sprout Social

In addition to helping you identify the most relevant hashtags for your content, it gives you a detailed insight into your performance as a whole. So you’ll have no trouble adding more hashtags or expanding on a post description through the crucial first comment.

I Read More Than 20 Instagram Studies so You Don’t Have to. Here’s What I Found.

Buffer Social

Using both hashtags and location tag drives the most engagement. They found that “ in only 3 weeks, almost one-quarter of the Instagram users we surveyed have seemingly ditched their usual Instagram activity in favour of watching Stories.”

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The Ultimate Guide to Instagram Stories for Business


Using Location and Hashtag Stickers in Your Instagram Stories. You can play with text size and color, and you can also use the “@” sign to tag another account, or the “#” sign to share a hashtag. That’s why we recommend always using location and hashtag stickers in your stories.

How to Increase Blog Traffic For Free – Best Tips

Social Media Marketing

According to Statista Survey , 2.46 For example, according to a survey the food, fashion related business/blog gets millions of traffic from Pinterest or if your blog niche is online marketing and make money online than Facebook and Twitter do work well for you to increase traffic.

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Measuring CSR: #measurePR with John Friedman

Waxing UnLyrical

On how Sodexo specifically measures its Corporate Citizenship efforts: A3: #Sodexo uses 3 year survey of stakeholders. I am really proud of what we have achieved with the hashtag and chat over the last four years. I know.

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Social Media Gone Wrong … and How to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes

Buzz Marketing for Technology

” The insensitive tweet not only went to the company’s 25,000 followers, but also included a hashtag to make it a part of NBC News’ social debate conversation. Lesson Learned: Just because you have a hashtag joke does not mean anything goes, and sex does NOT always sell.

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Create virtually any type of social media campaign: giveaways, coupons, photo/video/hashtag contests, polls, quizzes, games, landing pages for downloads, Facebook page apps, and more. 20: The Four Best Online Survey Tools. #21:

Need a Chatbot Marketing Strategy? Start Here: Beginner’s Guide to Messenger Bots

Buffer Social

Send simple surveys to your contacts. With the high engagement rate with bots, you also have a good chance of getting your message noticed for surveys. It can be notoriously hard when surveying folks via email or on a website or app to get a high volume of responses.