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Here’s a stat that should make you pay attention: Accounts that hold Instagram contests increase their followers 70% faster than accounts that don't - and that's just on one social media platform. Hashtag contests make up the majority of these Instagram contests, but they're applicable across many different social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest and...

Instagram puts businesses in a predicament. The site is undeniably influential, but promoting a business effectively on Instagram is not easy.  Your ability to post links is limited and it's difficult to share content.  Yes, you can throw a single link in your bio, and if you have enough followers on your business page, you can...

Hashtags can help people discover brands, and help brands to connect with people who are searching for specific content, products and/or services. Hashtags are searchable and clickable, and people use them to find conversations and content relevant to their interests. The key to making your brand discoverable, especially on Twitter and Instagram, is using the right...

This post has been updated to reflect changes in Facebook/Instagram's policies, as announced on April 4, 2018 Facebook (which owns Instagram) announced today it has disabled several Instagram Platform APIs. Third party Instagram apps will no longer be able to use APIs that provide access to follower lists, likes, relationships and public comments. What does this...

Marketing agencies, businesses and brands can always anticipate when their biggest marketing initiatives are going to happen every year. After all, major holiday dates are known well in advance and seasonal promotions are fairly predictable. It’s the times in between the big “events” that can be challenging. If you can effectively market your businesses during these periods,...

Whether you’re an adventure seeker, solo traveler, family, or foodie, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) wants you to know there is a cruise line or ship that’s perfect for you. This was the purpose of their month-long October initiative: “Plan a Cruise Month.” CLIA, the world’s largest cruise industry trade organization, used a month-long hashtag contest...

Have you run a hashtag contest yet? Have you used hashtags on Instagram and Twitter as a way to organize your content, or to find new people and businesses to follow? Most important: Did you know you can run hashtag contests using ShortStack? The first user to try out our new hashtag capability is Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). They...