About Ciaran Blumenfeld

Ciaran Blumenfeld is a serial entrepreneur with a pedigree in marketing & advertising. She's one of the original co-founders of Hashtracking. She enjoys a strong, engaged personal social media presence with footholds in the parenting, lifestyle and travel markets. As a marketer Ciaran can be found overseeing multi-platform digital campaigns from strategy to execution. This is when her geek side shows.

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Hot Hashtags of 2015 & Hashtag Predictions for 2016

2014 was the year that hashtags found their way into the dictionary,  and 2015 saw multiple world’s records broken for hashtag use, which means that 2016 will have to work hard to top those headlines. News agencies and social platforms have been busy sharing their round-ups of the best hashtags of 2015 (scroll down for a […]

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10 Ways to Use Hashtags To Build Your Brand (and Gain A Competitive Edge)

Hashtags are a powerful tool. At one time, only avid social media users were aware them. Nowadays, they’re everywhere. Despite the widespread popularity of hashtags, few brands and businesses know how to use hashtags skillfully. 1. Study Industry and Organization Hashtags. If you attend conferences or belong to trade organizations, there is almost certainly a corresponding […]

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@Green_Global_Travel is the grand-prize winner of the #Hashtracking color contest!

Hashtracking Fans Show Their True Colors!

The results of our Colortracking Contest are in and we are overwhelmed with the colorful response! Hundreds of colorful images tagging Hashtracking were shared. We are thrilled to announce our winners and to share some of their beautiful entries, but given that data is our game, we thought we’d share a few interesting stats first. […]

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HASHTRACKING ACADEMY - Brilliant #Socialmedia hack to free up hastracking space without losing your hashtag data!

Deleting vs Deactivating Your Hashtag Analytics Data

Depending on your Hashtracking plan, you have a set number of tracking slots. These slots will determine the number of hashtags that you can follow on Twitter or Instagram simultaneously. There is no restriction on how often you want to switch the tags you are following. But if you want to preserve data and reports […]

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HOW TO BECOME A HASHTAG SUPERHERO - Webinar series and exclusive, insider tips coming!

Hashtracking 101: How To Use Hashtags As A Secret Marketing Weapon

Ask most brands, bloggers, and social media marketing managers how they are strategically using hashtags and you will be met with a classic “deer in the headlights” look, followed quickly by an intake of breath and short over-confident explanation of how they add some hashtags on Instagram and some on Twitter and possibly incorporate a […]

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Hashtag in the City - Adventures of a Hashtag

Hashtracking Hashtag Pinata in the City

Last month the Hashtracking team hit New York City for a couple of events. In order to celebrate the release of Instagram with Colortracking, and our Apple Watch Giveaway, we commissioned a rainbow colored hashtag Pinata. Little did we know that our Pinata would have such an adventure, complete with celebrity encounters and subway rides. […]

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Show Your Colors on Instagram & Enter to #WIN an Apple Watch

Ready to have some fun with color on Instagram? Now through Labor Day, Hashtracking is running a colorful contest that could win you an Apple Watch, Starbucks Giftcards, or a personalized Hashtag Necklace from Survival of The Hippest. We’ve made it easy to experiment with color as you show your colors on Instagram! Entering is […]

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HOW COLOR EXPECTATIONS AFFECT INSTAGRAM

How Color and Image Expectations Affect Instagram Engagement

If someone told you to close your eyes and picture a photo hashtagged with  #Winter – what color would it be?  Now picture #Summer. Does any type of image, or color in particular stand out? Skin, Sand and Sky – The Colors of Summer on Instagram Between June 16th and July 16th of 2015 over […]

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HOW TO HASHTAG ON MULTIPLE PLATFORMS (1)

How to Use Hashtags on Instagram, Twitter and Beyond: Infographic

Curious about how to use hashtags on popular social media platforms?  Choosing the right hashtag, or hashtags can be quite confusing! For best results you should have a plan.  All hashtags are not created equally and if you were to ask five social media experts about how,when and where (and how abundantly) hashtgs should be used, […]

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