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

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 … Read More

Winning Social Media for Conferences and Events

Winning Social Media for Conferences and Events

Planning an event or a conference? Do you have a social media plan?

If you want to make the most of your efforts, the time to start planning is now! A great event social media plan can help you:

Build buzz around your event Attract great speakers Sell more tickets Make your attendees feel … Read More

Hashtag Trends of 2014 – By the Numbers

Hashtag Trends of 2014 - By the Numbers

Our influencers weighed in on a few of the past year’s most important hashtags. Their tags ranged from industry trends to the social good movement. We pulled the history on 6 recommendations and looked at the type of content shared for each tag. How much chatter was there in social last year and … Read More

Hot Hashtags of 2014 and Hashtag Trends for 2015

Hot Hashtags of 2014 and Hashtag Trends for 2015

It’s that time of the year when we look back on the past year’s events and theorize about what’s to come in the future.

We experienced a year of both the expected and unexpected as social media became an even more integral part of mass culture and lifestyle.

Hashtags have been adopted … Read More

Hashtag Influencer: Double Duty Divas

Hashtag Influencer: Double Duty Divas

The Double Duty Divas are bloggers and working moms who run iRetreat conference (formerly Reviewer’s Retreat) as well as a blogger network. To say they’re busy is an understatement!

Bridgette Duplantis and Cecelia Mecca met while attending BlogHer 2009 realizing quickly they had more in common than running Read More

Hashtag Influencer: Charlene DeLoach

Hashtag Influencer: Charlene DeLoach

Charlene DeLoach is a former attorney who worked for the White House and the Massachusetts Legislature as an attorney. Now Charlene writes blog posts instead of laws on a variety of sites. She writes about luxury travel, fashion, and beauty at CleverLuxe.com; about toys, fitness, and family products at Read More

Hashtag Influencer: Amy Lupold Bair

Hashtag Influencer: Amy Lupold Bair

Amy Lupold Bair, blogger, social media marketer, and mom, is the founder of Resourceful Mommy Media. In 2008, Amy burst onto the social media scene inventing the Twitter Party – a hashtagged social event with panelists and a conversational theme catering to the needs of clients ranging from e-commerce start-ups to nationally … Read More

Hashtag Influencer: Amy Oztan

Hashtag Influencer: Amy Oztan

Amy Oztan, founder of SelfishMom.com, is a full-time blogger and writer. Amy also co-founded a podcast covering blogging and technology topics at BloggingAngels.com. Amy was named Babble.com’s Funniest Mom on Twitter for 2010 (@SelfishMom) and was on WorkingMother.com’s list … Read More

Hashtag Influencer: Whitney Wingerd

Hashtag Influencer: Whitney Wingerd

Whitney Wingerd is the blogger behind Mommies with Style, she runs Mom Mixer Events with Colleeen Padilla, and also has a family travel site FamilyTravelDiary.com. She lives in the ‘burbs of Philly with her two boys, husband, her adorable cats. Follow Whitney on twitter at @WhitneyMWS.

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Hashtag Influencer: Stacey Ferguson

Hashtag Influencer: Stacey Ferguson

Stacey (also known online as Justice Fergie) is a digital brand strategist, new media attorney, veteran blogger, event producer, social media personality, public speaker, freelance writer, and Chief Curator of the Be Blogalicious community and conferences celebrating diversity among women in social media. Find her at JusticeFergie.com or … Read More