Leveraging the #Hashtag
|December 5, 2011||Posted by M. P. under Technology||
Still find yourself explaining to coworkers that Twitter is so much more than reading about what people eat for lunch?
If you have been looking for ways to better utilize twitter to research or crowd source a topic or event the post How to Get Useful Business Information Out of Twitter: Hashtags for Social Media Research at Uber.la, social media strategies from John McElhenny is an excellent, must-bookmark, resource. An aside for non-tweeting readers, here is an explanation of hashtags (the # symbol) from the folks at Twitter.
With over a dozen links to websites and applications that will assist you in tracking, monitoring, and even plotting (check out TwitterVenn) what Tweeters are talking about, as well some maintenance tips for accounts, the post will fill your week with all kinds of interesting ways to leverage hashtags and gain insight and information on your corner of the community/market/world.
How do you use Twitter hashtags?