Should You Care About Hashtags

Speaking of hashtags, you may already know they have become such a common practice these days that people have started using them in text messages, chats, songs and advertisements.

A hashtag is a word or an unspaced phrase prefixed with the hash character (or number sign) # to form a label. It is a social media tagging system that categorize the content.

An example of a hashtag is #SMM. The term hashtag can also refer to the hash symbol itself when used in the context of a hashtag.

For social media users, hashtags are a way for them to tag their posts with keywords, which in turn make them easier for social networks to organize and other users to search,

Although it’s easy to quickly create and send out a post with a hashtag in it, but there is some basic etiquette when it comes to using them.

As it said social media platforms using hashtags to organize data and make it easier for user consumption. However, each network has a different tweak on how they use them.

The Ultimate Guide to Hashtags
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How to Double Your Twitter Followers

Whether it is for business or for personal or for both, if you haven’t open an account on Twitter, in 2015, you should join this one of the leading social networks and get your brand or self on it.

If you are already on Twitter but facing the challenges toward to how to get more followers on your twitter account, here are the tips and guide that help you get work done.

With spend 5 minutes a day and a little concerted effort, you could be well on your way to doubling your Twitter followers in no time.

How to Double Your Twitter Followers

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How To Use GooglePlus Build Your Personal Brand

To achieve personal branding success in social media platforms is challenge. The types of message you post on Facebook may not be right for LinkedIn or GooglePlus. A one size fits all approach to personal branding is not the right tactic to use – different platform got different crowds of audiences.

Among all the social media channels. GooglePlus is definitely useful for personal branding, this platform allow you to crafting tailored messaging to distinctly different audiences. It combines the best of Twitter and LinkedIn and possibly even Facebook.

Example, its circles feature is where you can add contacts according to the type of relationship you have with each individual.

Here is the A-Z guide to help you personal branding success through Google+.

A-Z of Branding for Google Plus

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Why Visual Content Is Powerful

‘A picture is worth 1,000 words!’- This sentence says it all! Visual communication, if used smartly and efficiently, can be a huge boost for bloggers and internet marketers because it can easily beats other modes of communication.

Visual content, on the other hand, is one of the most powerful tools for increasing message penetration and engagement with your target audiences. When integrated into your overall content strategy, visual content can contribute to increased brand awareness and accelerate product and service sales.

Through visual content, companies and brands can develop a visual marketing strategy as an extension of their overall marketing and social media plans which need for content that appeals on a visual level and presents information in a more engaging format than just using text.

With the help of visual content as a part of your strategy, it is the time for marketers to make visual content as a part of their social media marketing strategies to stand out from the crowds.

The power of visual content

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How To Post a Perfect Facebook Post

In this infographic, you will see tons of great ideas based on an analysis of 1.5 Million Facebook posts from nearly 6,000 brand pages in regarding to how to do to let your post be seen on Facebook News Feed

Posts with 80+ words garner 2x as much engagement. Most reports state you should keep posts super short, like under 120 characters, well, for this part, I think it all depends.

One of the interesting finding is that posts with images get 37% more engagement than those with just text. (Since Facebook new Save feature came out, I’m posting a lot more links these days and I can see the static of Reach is slowly going up for link posts)

Less than 18% of posts are published on weekends, but weekend content sees the MOST engagement. For example, posts on Sundays get 25% for LCS (likes, comments, shares) than posts on Wednesdays.

As TrackMaven does include a caution on the Infographic, which is that there is no such thing as a “perfect” post, you should use the tips and strategies to compile what works best for your page.

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