Marketing, Social Media

#HashitOut: Your Complete Guide to Utilizing Twitter Hashtags

Whether you know why they are there or not, it’s pretty safe to say we all see a #hashtag or a two on a daily basis. They’ve spread from their native Twitter to almost every other social sharing platform in just a few short years. But what do they really do? Even though all hashtags come in the same format, the purpose and function on each network is actually quite different.

In this post, we are going to expand on our original post and give you a complete guide to utilizing twitter hashtags. So get ready for more engagement, more exposure and better yet, more followers and customers for your brand in a few easy steps.

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Business, Marketing, Social Media

50 Shocking Social Media Statistics You Need to See To Believe

Social media is essential for every small business.

Just think about it for a minute.

There are an estimated 1.59 billion people on Facebook per month, 1.85 million people active on Twitter on any given day and 100 million users on Pinterest.

If you want to find new customers of any kind, chances are they will be on social media. Heck, even farmers in Kuwait use Instagram to sell their sheep. Want to know a few more unusual and shocking social media statistics? Read on!

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Just For Fun, Marketing

13 Of The Best Superbowl Ads Of All Time

Best Superbowl Ads of All Time
Joshua

While the Superbowl just around the corner – This Sunday, January 7th, 2016 to be exact – we thought now was a good time to share some of the best Superbowl ads of all time with you. With the Superbowl being one of the most viewed events on TV every year, advertisers are quick to jump at securing a spot during the game, and will pay just about anything to get it. That’s why we’ve come to expect some of the best commercials of the year to take place during this 4 hour span. Over the years, we’ve seen some hilarious, heartwarming, creative and unique ads and only a few of them could make it into our list. So here are our picks for the 13 best Superbowl Ads of all time!

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Blogging, Marketing, Social Media

How To Perfect Your Social Media Strategy in 3 Simple Steps

Social media can be frustrating, even for the pros. There will always ups and downs when it comes to running and monitoring a successful social media feed but we’re here to help make the task just a little bit easier. We know the struggle all too well here at Data Nerds since it is, in fact, what we do as part of our company. Experience has taught us some awesome tips and tricks, and we’ve also been able to gather lots of inspiration from some of the top names in Social Media like Quick Sprout’s Neil Patel and Boom Social’s Kim Garst. So whether you’re just starting out, are stuck in a rut or just want some more tips and tools about how to perfect your social media strategy, this post is one you’re going to want to keep!

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Business, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Start Up

13 Tools For Starting a Business and Staying on Track

Joshua
Prepare for everything to be far from perfect when starting your own business. The beauty of entrepreneurship is knowing success is entirely up to you.  Begin by solving a problem that you are passionate about, then find someone willing to pay you for it. Seth Godin said, “ Charge less than it’s worth and more than it costs you. Repeat.” Let’s dive in together.

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Apps, Blogging, Business, Company, Content, Marketing

The 18 WordPress Plugins No Blog Should Ever Be Without

Joshua

Ever find yourself browsing through Wordpress plugins, trying to figure out which ones you should install to bring your blog to the next level of awesomeness? Well, you’re not alone. We’ve all found ourselves there, aimlessly flipping through page after page of apps, wondering which one will work best, which is optimal for your type of website and which one will give us the most bang for our buck.

Ain’t nobody got time for that.

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Advertising, Business, Company, Hacks, Marketing, Social Media

40 Social Media Hacks in One Sentence or Less

40 Social Media Hacks
Joshua

If you’re in the social media biz, or even if you’re not, you’ve probably read a couple of blog posts about optimizing your social media feeds. It’s a pretty popular topic right now, especially since most people on Facebook or Twitter want to gain followers, increase engagement and get themselves or their brand noticed.

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Content, Hacks, Marketing

Content Marketing Tips You Need For 2015

Shikha Menwal

Today we are featuring a post by Shikha Menwal from ProofHub.com all about Content Marketing. She’s sharing some of her best tips & tricks to help you end off 2015 with a bang and get your blog off the ground! If you like Shikha’s post, don’t forget to share it on social media and tag @ProofHub!

Content is King! How many times have you read it? I’m sure times enough to make you tired of hearing it again and again. But it’s true to last of its syllable. While online marketing and SEO guidelines are changing each day, quality content continues to remain an important factor and is not likely to lose its importance any time soon.

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Advertising, Business, Company, Marketing, Social Media

8 Ways To Destroy Your Social Media Campaign

Joshua

Social media is probably one of the greatest networking inventions of our time. You can share your opinions, thoughts, ideas & photos with just about anyone in the blink of an eye. You can use it to connect with friends and family, create new relationships or even start a business – social media is great for everyone and just about everything!

Except when it isn’t.

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Business, Marketing, Productivity

Here Are The 7 Reasons You’re Unmotivated

Joshua

We all go through them. The days where you’re not even sure you can get out of bed, let alone drag your butt to the office and actually accomplish something. You’ve probably seen posts telling you how to get out of this funk (heck, we’ve even made a couple here and here) but do you know what causes you to procrastinate in the first place? Well, thanks to ProEssayWriter & HubSpot, we’ve found the top 7 reasons you’re shoving that task to the bottom of your “to-do” mountain.

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