Hashtag Best Practices: RiteTag

Hashtag Best Practices: RiteTag

RiteTagThere’s no shortage of social media best practices. And, the use of hashtags is no exception. But, more often than not, best practices like “use hashtags to insert yourself into relevant conversations” are great advice, but too vague… specifically, in this instance, the word relevant. After all, relevance is all relative.

To use the topic at hand, if you’re posting about social media best practices, a #SocialMedia hashtag may seem like a no brainer. Relevant? Yes. But, relevant to the point of useful? Perhaps not. Read more

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What Are Your Favorite #FailedTechBands?

What Are Your Favorite #FailedTechBands?

Last week, my Twitter feed was buzzing with a lot of misspelled musical groups. Typos like WAN Halen, Wiki Minaj, Johnny Cache, and The Red Hat Chili Peppers were seemingly everywhere I looked… oh, wait, that was the #FailedTechBands hashtag craze.

Started by Mashable, tech gurus, nerds and geeks everywhere (myself included) flocked to Twitter to chime in with clever puns that combined technology brands and gadgets with popular band names and singers to see who could come up with the cleverest failed tech band. Read more