Hang Onto Your Hashtag! What To Do if Your Hashtag Gets Hijacked

Hang Onto Your Hashtag! What To Do if Your Hashtag Gets Hijacked

This week in hashtags has seen a smallish company OnePlus respond to a larger one, Verizon in a concerted effort to hang onto their hashtag. OnePlus is asserting that they are the originators of the #NeverSettle hashtag and slogan, which has recently been used as part of a larger nationwide ad campaign by … Read More

When #Irish Guys Are Tweeting – Hashtracking Reveals Shocking St Patrick’s Day Data

When #Irish Guys Are Tweeting - Hashtracking Reveals Shocking St Patrick's Day Data

When we started Hashtracking the hashtag #Irish on Twitter, on St Patricks Day, we expected to hear a lot of jokes about leprechauns and see savory links to corned beef and cabbage dishes. We weren’t braced for what came next.

Forget about four leaf clovers, pots of gold and rainbows. We’re talking porn. … Read More

How Big Brands Leveraged #MardiGras Hashtags on Twitter & Instagram

How Big Brands Leveraged #MardiGras Hashtags on Twitter & Instagram

A Holiday like #MardiGras was made for Instagram and Twitter. The costumes, floats, parades and pageantry are iconic. Not that we needed an excuse to follow along, but we love this event, and it was a perfect tag to put our new Instagram hashtag tracking product thought the paces. We can’t wait to share this … Read More

The Five C’s of Cultivating Your Brand’s Visual Voice on Instagram and Beyond

The Five C's of Cultivating Your Brand's Visual Voice on Instagram and Beyond

If your brand is on social, you’ve probably already put a significant amount of thought into your brand’s voice.

Defining your brand’s voice for social media messaging is standard planning, but as visual platforms gain traction, defining your brand’s “visual voice” is becoming just as important as defining a characteristic verbal tone.

Have you … 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

Hashtags for the Fall TV Season

Hashtags for the Fall TV Season

#TGIT Thank God It's Thursday

Television Networks have a problem: with so many options for watching TV online, via subscription services and on the audience’s own schedule and devices, how can they get people to watch the new shows on broadcast TV, when they actually air?

Well, beyond the obvious answer of making the shows so good no one could … Read More

#HashChat 7pm PT July 30th: Hashtag Dos and Don’ts

#HashChat 7pm PT July 30th: Hashtag Dos and Don'ts

Join the Hashtracking team tonight from 7:00-8:00 PM PT/ 10:00-11:00 PM ET for our (mostly) weekly hashtag chat. This week’s topic is hashtag dos and don’ts.

Hashtags are a staple on all social media platforms now. We see them in ads and on our TV screens. They are being used in smart and funny … Read More

20 Hashtag Gifts You Can Buy Right Now

20 Hashtag Gifts You Can Buy Right Now

Whether you’re a pet owner, about to get married, have a newborn, or feel like decorating your home or yourself, there is a Hashtag product out there for you. Probably plenty of them.

A search of just 2 websites, Zazzle and Etsy, turned up these 20 Hashtag Gifts, which goes along with the list of … Read More

#SelfEmployed: Hashtags for Self-Promotion

#SelfEmployed: Hashtags for Self-Promotion

Self-employed Hashtracks

Have you used a Hashtag as a calling card?

If you haven’t, you’re missing out. Self-promotion is the name of the game when you’re a freelancer or self-employed, and these days Hashtags work brilliantly for self promotion.

Want to let people know you’re a graphic designer? There’s a hashtag for that. (#graphicdesigner) Oh you … Read More

#FirstRide Home from The Hospital: Mitsubishi & Child Car Safety

#FirstRide Home from The Hospital: Mitsubishi & Child Car Safety

Mitsubishi Outlander #FirstRide

Even though my eldest son is about to turn 15, and will be learning to drive himself soon (gulp), I can still remember buying his first car seat and getting ready for his #firstride – the one where we brought him home from the hospital.

Oh my goodness – the stress! I was so nervous … Read More