3 Steps for Effective Sales Lead Follow Up (none are the Hail Mary)
APRIL 28, 2015
Familiarize yourself with their Twitter presence—specifically the hashtags they use—to get a sense of their interests and beliefs. The term "Hail Mary" has become generalized to refer to any last-ditch effort with little chance of success. The origins of the phrase date back to October 28, 1922, during a game between Notre Dame and Georgia Tech. Exciting when it works. Period. Reheat.
Using Hashtags as Strategic Objects
Buzz Marketing for Technology
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
Posted in Hashtags Twitter. Hashtags have been around for a while. At first it was just a neat way to call out a particular sentiment or be associated with a trending story on Twitter; they’ve now made it into our vernacular and expanded to other platforms including Instagram and Google+. Too many hashtags make it difficult to track and are confusing to consumers.
Are you #BreakingTheLaw by using Hashtags?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
OCTOBER 21, 2015
The “pound sign” (#) has seen quite a resurgence in popularity the past few years, as people repurpose it as the omnipresent hashtag on social networks like Twitter and Facebook. Marketers and brands jumped on the hashtag train early (with some hilarious missteps ), using hashtags to run giveaways , facilitate Twitter chats or just get cheeky with brand audiences.
How to successfully harness the hashtag
JUNE 30, 2015
Brush up on your hashtag know-how with these vital tips that even the biggest brands tend to forget…. The post How to successfully harness the hashtag appeared first on Connecting Element. Blog Facebook hashtags hashtag tips how to use hashtags Instagram hashtags social media Twitter hashtags
How to Use Hashtags on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
A lot of words have been added to the dictionary over the past few decades thanks to social media, but few have become so widely used and accepted as "hashtag.". For a long time, the hashtag symbol (#) was known simply as the "pound" symbol. While hashtags were originally made famous by Twitter , they're now used on many major social networks, including Facebook and Instagram.
The History of Hashtags [Infographic]
DECEMBER 5, 2014
A lot''s happened since hashtags were first proposed on Twitter. It took two years for Twitter to fully embrace the hashtag, and it''s been a whirlwind of opportunity and embarrassment for both users and marketers ever since. Just look at this post on successes and failures from seven big brands'' Twitter hashtag campaigns to see what I mean.
How to Use Hashtags on Twitter With #Confidence
JANUARY 29, 2015
I tried to explain Twitter to my father over the Christmas holiday. He particularly wanted to know what a hashtag is. So I started talking about how the pound symbol always precedes a hashtag and he interrupted: “They’re like tags, right?”. Hashtags are indeed like tags, and they’re used to identify the text they go along with. Brand and Campaign Hashtags.
Facebook Launches Clickable Hashtags #Finally
JUNE 12, 2013
Today, in a post on its news blog , Facebook announced it would finally be rolling out functional, clickable hashtags. Facebook also hints that hashtags are just the first of many features to come (such as trending hashtags and deeper insights) that aim to help users discover interesting discussions around public events, people, and topics on Facebook. Hallelujah (#NoSarcasm).
Tips and Tricks for Using Hashtags on Social Media Sites
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
Hashtags have become an integral part of social media. If you’ve been limiting your hashtag use to Twitter, it’s definitely time to step out. There are nine other networks that let you search and sort information by hashtags. Search by hashtag? Click on hashtags? Number of hashtags to use per update. Twitter. No Hashtags for LinkedIn.
How to Filter Out Twitter Spammers When Following Trending Hashtags
APRIL 25, 2014
If you''ve ever joined a hashtag conversation on Twitter during a popular conference, webinar, TV show, sporting event, etc., you''ve probably noticed that when the hashtag starts trending, the stream is infiltrated by spammers. How to Filter Spam on Twitter. Simply do a basic search on Twitter for your hashtag, and include negative matches in your search.
Hashtag Stuffing Doesn’t Work for B2B Twitter Accounts
Social Media B2B
JULY 11, 2011
Stuffing tweets with high-traffic hashtags has been common practice since the advent of the hashtag in 2007. If your B2B company is just starting on Twitter and doesn’t have many followers, then you need to get more attention from search. It was a case of hashtag stuffing gone horribly wrong. And 26% of social properties had better performance in posts with hashtags.
“The Twitter Hashtag is the New Neon Sign”
Blue Focus Marketing
APRIL 10, 2012
Yet compelling as it is, we can take this statement one step further: I offer that your brand can also live in hashtags. Twitter offers an amazing tool for networking, generating business leads, sharing valuable content, and creating buzz for products and ideas. If you are not an avid Twitter user but would like to start, let me give you a good reason. Advertising & Mktg.
Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! One of the most complex features of Twitter for new users to understand is the hashtag , a topic with a hash symbol (“# ) at the start to identify it. Respect.
7 Silly Hashtag Mistakes No One Should Make
JULY 29, 2014
Hashtags were initially introduced to Twitter to make it easier for users to keep track of certain types of content on Twitter and find the people and topics most relevant to their interests. Today, hashtags have become a cultural phenomenon -- they''re on almost every social network and used in everyday conversations. It doesn''t end well. Tweet This Stat ).
5 Twitter Hashtag Analytical Tools and How to Leverage Them
AUGUST 29, 2014
The hashtag: from humble beginnings to becoming as important as an emoticon to add additional context, the hashtag is pretty omnipresent. You see the hashtag addict (usually on instagram: #selfie #yoga etc.), and you see people who are a little hashtag shy, maybe using it occasionally. You’ve probably even met people who speak in hashtags: “Going shopping, … Continue Reading. Twitter | Facebook | Google+ | LinkedIn |. Twitter Hashtag Analytical Tools and How to Leverage Them by Tammy Kahn Fennell - Maximize Social Business.
Put a Hashtag on It!
JUNE 17, 2013
Hashtags, those little yet powerful pound signs (#), are a common way of making a social media marketing campaign more effective. Several social media platforms actively use this small tool, including Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr and even Facebook now has jumped on the hashtag bandwagon. ” The following tips will have you hashtagging successfully in no time: 1.
How to Know Which Hashtags to Use in Your Social Media Posts
JANUARY 21, 2015
And now… the hashtags. But which hashtags? How many hashtags? Do you really even have to use hashtags? Let’s take a look at the basics of hashtags and discuss best practices for using them wisely. Why picking the right hashtag is so important. This table shows how much a hashtag can increase of the chances of getting a retweet or a favorite.
Event Marketing Hashtags Done Right
MAY 5, 2016
Social media has brought many changes to the event planning industry, including the use of event hashtags for seminars and conferences. Many event planners, social media marketers and event staff know what a hashtag is. But they may not understand how to use hashtags and apply them correctly within their event marketing. Keep Hashtags Short & Sweet. Conclusion.
Lessons for Your Brand from Facebook Live Video—As Told by Hashtags
AUGUST 27, 2016
Here’s a closer look at live video—through the lenses of the hashtags that embody the reasons for its success. It’s the hashtag that won’t go away—and with good reason. Another trendy hashtag is behind the undeniable appeal of live video is #FOMO (fear of missing out), and it’s strong with live video. nofilter. Unpredictable Content, Predictable Results.
The Rules of Twitter Hashtags: Hits and Misses From 7 Big Brands
MAY 23, 2014
Since hashtags became clickable in 2009 , brands and consumers have used them to start, track, and follow conversations on Twitter. Today, hashtags have become a critical part of successful marketing campaigns across many different social platforms. Having a designated hashtag for the show encourages viewers to interact with ABC and other fans of the show on social media.
The 10 Don’ts of Twitter for B2B Marketing
APRIL 26, 2016
Twitter has transformed the way that B2B marketers communicate with their target audiences by providing another place to engage, address questions, and emphasize what they stand for. In fact, Twitter is now the top social platform for B2B brand mentions , with 73% of them happening on the site. Why is it so important to avoid Twitter bad practices? JJDollarSubDay.
How to protect yourself on Twitter
JUNE 24, 2016
Not even hours later, a notification on my phone told me that hackers had gotten access to the NFL’s official Twitter account, and tweeted out the erroneous report that Commissioner Roger Gooddell had died. Both of these incidents highlighted something very important—people don’t always understand how to protect themselves on Twitter. Hijacked Hashtags. Hijacked Accounts.
Converting Hashtags into #Trademarks
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Media outlets have hinted that hashtags may soon be an outdated trend, but the public has not abandoned the ubiquitous organizer of social media posts. As a further testament to the importance of hashtags, brands are claiming ownership of them as intellectual property. Indeed, Coca-Cola filed trademark applications this year for two Twitter hasthags–#cockecanpics and […] Author information Kyle-Beth Hilfer This monthly Social Media and the Law column is contributed by Kyle-Beth Hilfer. Hilfer graduated with honors from Yale College and Harvard Law School.
Engage Your Blog Readers with Realtime Content Updates Using #Hashtags [Infographic]
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
Hashtags have become the new language of social. At one point Twitter was quoted as saying that 11% of … Continue Reading Engage Your Blog Readers with Realtime Content Updates Using #Hashtags [Infographic] by Neal Schaffer - Maximize Social Business - Maximize Social Business - Your Social Media for Business Resource. All opinions are 100% mine.
Announcing Hashtag Support for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
JULY 12, 2013
Hashtags are loved by both – users and brands. Today, we are excited to announce the support for hashtags on multiple networks – Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Hashtags have always played a critical role in content discovery and sharing for social media users and extending reach for social media marketers. What can you do with the content with hashtags?
Hashing Out Hashtags: What They Are & How to Use Them [Infographic]
APRIL 29, 2015
What do overalls, Mariah Carey's Christmas album, and hashtags all have in common? While hashtags didn't rise to popularity (with the help of Twitter) until after 2007, they were actually first used during the late 90s to categorize items into groups on IRC (Internet Relay Chat.). And like most new things, hashtagging has left us with a ton of questions.
Interesting Infographics: What the #### are those social media hashtags all about?
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
That’s the story behind hashtags, those little # signs you see all over Twitter, Instagram, and more recently Facebook. Hashtags allow you to tag your posts with information indicating the area of interest associated with what you’re saying, which in turn lets people find your material when they’re searching for information on that topic. Take Twitter , for example.
The Word Of The Year Is a #Hashtag
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
” In 2010, it was “app.” In 2010, the word of the decade was “google.” (And in 2008 the WOTY was “bailout”; in 2007 “subprime”; in 2006 “Plutoed”; in 2005 it was “truthiness” Read the whole list.). In 2012, ADS members determined that “hashtag” was the word of the year. Hashtags are important to our culture. The takeaway?
Mapping and Effectively Using Twitter Hashtags for Business
Proteus B2B Marketing Blog
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
Including hashtags in your tweets is a powerful way to extend the reach of your activity on Twitter. While people can follow other Twitter users, they can also follow hashtags. Tools like TweetDeck, Seesmic Desktop, and HootSuite are great for monitoring hashtag streams. When you include a hashtag in your tweet, your tweet will get [.].
ManageFlitter is my favorite follow/unfollow Twitter tool
AUGUST 25, 2015
suggested that nobody offered a web service that allowed Twitter marketers to simply and easily follow other Twitter accounts based not on keywords or hashtags or location or popularity but based simply on Twitter handles. What I needed, to take it even further, was a tool that would allow me to bulk upload dozens, hundreds, thousands of Twitter. It works!
How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips
MARCH 3, 2015
From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time. How can marketers best utilize Twitter’s expanded features and the latest tools?
The Top #Nifty50 Women Writers on Twitter for 2013
OCTOBER 28, 2013
Each year, the #Nifty50 awards honor 50 men and 50 women who actively engage on Twitter. In 2012, the #Nifty50 recognized the top men and women on Twitter in the technology realm. and who actively engage on Twitter. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 48 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women writers on Twitter for 2013. 2011 was the inaugural year.
Twitter Writing 101: RTs, Hashtags and More
OCTOBER 24, 2012
Writing for Twitter, even a LOL cat can do it! Now it’s time to turn our attention toward Twitter. Twitter has been called many things – from a waste of time to an online cocktail party. Here are the Twitter basics that you need to make the most of the platform – and avoid any snafus. Are you a Twitter Newbie? Hashtags. Mind your hashtags! Better.
Want to Shop on Twitter? Amazon Has a Hashtag for That
MAY 7, 2014
The hashtag allows buyers to place products found on Twitter into their Amazon shopping carts without ever leaving the comfort and fun of their Twitter page. Buyers must first connect Twitter and Amazon accounts, which can be done through the social settings on Amazon. It’s worth noting that the sale isn’t complete by simply tweeting Amazon with the hashtag.
29 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Infographics of 2013
JANUARY 14, 2014
Twitter became a publicly traded company on November 7 and saw the price of its shares climb 73% on the first day of trading. Does anyone still thing Twitter is for the birds? What are the best ways to drive website or blog traffic with Twitter? To grow your company’s Twitter following? Utilize Twitter advertising? Get the most out of Twitter search?
The Importance of Hashtags on Instagram
MARCH 23, 2015
Though they started on Twitter, there might not be a place where hashtags are utilized more right now than Instagram. The hashtag, a number sign followed by a #word, #phrase, or #abbreviation, connects similar posts from different users all over the world and collects them in a single place. Place-specific hashtags, for instance, are incredibly useful.
How to Leverage Your Twitter Profile for Social Selling
Sales Prospecting Perspectives
JANUARY 28, 2015
Twitter is all about clarity and brevity. As opposed to a LinkedIn profile, a Twitter bio offers much less real estate. So while salespeople can spend hours or days trying to craft the perfect LinkedIn page, writing a Twitter profile is not nearly as time-consuming. Just be sure to use hashtags that your buyer would be interested in (for example: #technology, #business, etc.)
Facebook Hashtags Take a Page From Twitter’s Ad Business, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
JUNE 16, 2013
Companies like Google and Twitter have made some big changes for its business-oriented users that will make your week all the sweeter. Facebook Hashtags Take a Page From Twitter’s Ad Business, From Mashable. Facebook announced this week that it will be rolling out a hashtag feature to all of its users. Learn more about Facebook hashtags at Mashable.
5 Twitter Strategies And Tools To Take Your Branded Account To the Next Level
AUGUST 5, 2014
If you’ve invested the groundwork necessary to build a Twitter account, there’s nothing more satisfying than seeing it actually gain steam. How can you break through a Twitter plateau and take your account to an even greater level of success? highly powerful yet underused optional feature of Twitter is the Twitter card. Follow him on Twitter @LM_Strain.
Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011
JANUARY 9, 2012
In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week.