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Do you want to run a hashtag contest, but haven’t pulled the trigger? What’s holding you back? Hashtag contests are easy for businesses to run and fun for people to participate in. When they’re done right, they promote engagement with customers and can lead to increased sales. We found some awesome hashtag contests created by our...

You see them every day when you log into Facebook or Instagram. Everyone from international powerhouse companies to Instagram influencers post them. What are they? Why, comment to enter contests, of course! Comment contests provide a quick and easy way for your followers to engage with your brand. With a comment contest, it only takes folks a...

Younger generations are trading in their need for buying ‘things’ in pursuit of experiencing the world. Not to say millennials don’t spend their money on tangible stuff, but the stuff they’re spending money on is different than the generations of yesteryear. Most likely, you won’t find a 30-something’s household stocked with dish sets and porcelain figurines....

If there’s one industry the photo-forward platform of Instagram has completely turned on its head, it’s Beauty and Personal Care. There couldn’t be a more perfect environment for trend-setters, personal care evangelists and beauty divas, than a feed of photos, perfectly masqueraded in their appropriate filter. In fact 82% of women believe social media is the...

It’s been nearly six years since Facebook overhauled its promotion guidelines to allow comments and/or likes as contest entries. This type of “Comment or Like to Enter” contest is also known as a Timeline contest. Some third party app providers gasped a little when Facebook made its announcement, fearing this would replace the need for custom-built online...

In the realm of marketing, the word engagement gets tossed around a lot. You may understand it in reference to your social media profiles - likes, comments, follows, shares, clicks, etc. - since that is where a significant portion of your audience engages with your brand. But why is engagement so important? Fostering a level of engagement helps...

For businesses in the music industry, musicians, events-related organizations, or anyone looking to build hype around something about to kick off, it’s important to amplify your post’s visibility with all of the tools at your disposal. Using popular hashtags can help you reach more people, and for an album release, or boost in ticket sales, choosing the...

Personality, engagement, interactivity, and customization… These are just a few of the many exciting ways to describe Instagram Stories. Debuting in August 2016 as a way for Facebook to compete with Snapchat, Instagram Stories is now a key part of the social media arsenal for avid users, influencers, and brands alike. In fact, every day over 400 million Insta-users...