Even #introverts can profitably use #hashtags

This post by Patricia Weber is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Patricia is an author, speaker and coach inspiring and supporting introverts and baby boomers to access more energy to live life at full-throttle. As an internationally recognized introvert authority in print, on radio and podcasts, she blogs at www.patricia-weber.com about her upcoming …

Maximize Your Brand’s Reach On Twitter Using Social Network Analysis

This post by Randy Olson is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Randy is a third-year Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. student at Michigan State University working in Dr. Chris Adami’s research lab. According to an August 2013 PEW report, 18% of all internet users use Twitter on a regular basis. That equates to roughly 500 million …

Personal Branding 101: How to Use Hashtags to Become a Top Twitter Influencer

This post by Katie Williams is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Katie serves as the International Marketing Manager of eFaqt, an education-tech startup in Amsterdam. She uses Hashtagify to analyze trending hashtags, and evaluate the success of various marketing campaigns. In today’s hyper-connected world it’s not enough to be well-connected in “real life”; if you seek …

SEO and SMM: Which Hashtags Should You Use?

This post by Kristi Kellogg is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Kristi is a content strategist at Bruce Clay, Inc., journalist and social (media) butterfly. Her articles appear in newspapers, magazines, across the Internet and in the book Content Marketing Strategies for Professionals. A tweet without a hashtag is a wasted opportunity. Hashtags …

Hashtags Stories Of 2013: The #SFBatKid Rises

This post by Katie Williams is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Katie serves as the International Marketing Manager of eFaqt, an education-tech startup in Amsterdam. She uses Hashtagify to analyze trending hashtags, and evaluate the success of various marketing campaigns. LET'S DO THIS, SAN FRANCISCO! #sfbatkid #makeawish @SFWish @PenguinSF pic.twitter.com/XL69xtFvYK — Kristin Kelly (@heyKK) November 15, …

Big Ten football network: Who is the winner on Twitter?

This post by Randy Olson is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Randy is a third-year Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. student at Michigan State University working in Dr. Chris Adami’s research lab. Big Ten football is also Big on Twitter. The season is closing today, so this is a good time to draw some conclusions. Let’s …

Twitter: Celebrities vs. Things That Really Matter

This post by Tarek Riman is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Tarek is a Social Media and SEO Specialist, working in the fashion industry, and the founder of seomworld. Everybody knows that Twitter is the favorite social media outlet for celebrities, who can reach millions of followers with their daily tweets. But how …

The Event Hashtag : A Very Rough Guide

This post by Duncan Rice is an entry to our $4,000 Blogging Contest. Duncan is a Digital Marketing Executive from Crawley in the UK. When not helping clients with their social media questions at work, he spends his free time doing social media for a local cat re-homing charity. Connecting with influencers, peers (or even your …