November 2, 2017

Inspiring Examples of #ThrowbackThursday for Your Content Calendar

Adding trending hashtags to your hashtag strategy can be a great way to humanize your brand and inspire ideas for content. As one of the most popular trending hashtags, it’s almost guaranteed you’ll see #ThrowbackThursday circulate your social media feeds on any given Thursday of the month. For those of you who have always wondered what it means and have never mustered up the courage to use it, you’re in the right place.
July 25, 2017

Reap What You Sow on Social Media

At #TeamOnsharp, we’re always looking for ways different industries can take hold of the ever-changing social media world. Right now, we’re focusing on the agriculture industry and how social media can cultivate relationships with your clients and stakeholders. Here’s how you can continue to build important relationships and reap what you sow on social media.
July 14, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @TheArtsPartnership for Tapping into Social Creativity

At Onsharp, we love seeing local companies, people, and groups taking part in the latest social media trends. To show our appreciation and love, we choose one amazing social media account to highlight in our High Five Friday series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are really good at interacting with their followers on social. For this week’s #HighFiveFriday, we’re featuring @TheArtsPartnership. As a dynamic umbrella arts organization in the Fargo-Moorhead area, The Arts Partnership is devoted to making sure the arts and culture in our community are being communicated […]
July 11, 2017

Nail It With Instagram

At #TeamOnsharp, we’re  always looking for ways different industries can take hold of the ever-changing social media world. Right now, we’re focusing on the construction industry and how Instagram can help captivate an audience of millions.   Here are a few ways you can nail it with your construction business on Instagram:
June 2, 2017

#HighFiveFriday to @FargoNDSchools for Passing Their Social Exam

At Onsharp, we love seeing local companies, people, and groups taking part in the latest social media trends. To show our appreciation and love, we frequently choose one amazing social media account to highlight in our High Five Friday series. These accounts may excel because they used an awesome hashtag, have a stellar online presence, or are really good at interacting with their followers on social.
November 17, 2016

How to Have a Knockout #ThrowbackThursday

It’s Thursday! Thursdays bring many great things – like looking forward to Friday, $5 movies for college students, and the ever-wonderful #ThrowbackThursday on social media platforms. To many, using #ThrowbackThursday (aka: #TBT) is simply a fun way to bring up old memories, share embarrassing photos, or to show the progress they’ve made toward a given goal.
September 14, 2016

A Beginner’s Guide to Fargo-Moorhead Hashtags

Since the movie Fargo and the TV show Fargo have been produced, a perception of what people are like around here has been developed: laden in fuzzy down parkas, braced against the cold as we unconsciously exclaim “uffdah!” at any given moment, and drawing out our vowels when we talk. Ya, you betcha.
January 11, 2016

4 Digital Marketing Strategies and Tools to Use in 2017

  The year is coming to an end, which means it’s time to look ahead and plan for next year. What are your digital marketing goals for your next business year? No matter if they’re related to content marketing, social media, or more, you need the right tools and shape in order to succeed. When it comes to setting digital marketing goals for the coming year, here’s a list of the 4 digital marketing strategies and tools you should have to reach your business goals:
December 9, 2015

Can I Own a Hashtag? And Other Frequently Asked Questions

Hashtags help connect your messages to audiences you want to reach and help you join in on new and relevant conversations. Here at Onsharp, we’re very big fans of hashtags.
October 14, 2015

Sharing #MSUM Pride on Social Media

Minnesota State University Moorhead has #MoorheadPride – and it’s being shared on social media. Connecting to the university can be a great way to reach Dragon students, alumni, and community supporters. One way to do that is by using branded hashtags related to MSUM. Here are a few ideas to add to your hashtag strategy:
October 7, 2015

How to Reach the #NDSU Community on Social Media

North Dakota State University is at the heart of the Fargo community, with thousands of students, alumni and fans. Connecting to the university through social media can be a great way to reach the loyal NDSU fan base. One way to do that is by using branded hashtags related to NDSU. Here are a few ideas to add to your hashtag strategy:
October 2, 2015

Connect With Concordia College Using #cordmn and Other Hashtags

Concordia College has one of the strongest alumni networks in the area. The college touches many different industries, from business to the arts. Connecting to the college can be a great way to reach proud Concordia supporters. One way to do that is by using hashtags, specifically branded hashtags related to Concordia. Here are a few ideas to add to your hashtag strategy to connect with people talking about the college.
September 9, 2015

How to Add Various Types of Hashtags to Your Hashtag Strategy

Using hashtags is a great way to join in on conversations and create connections on social media. And knowing what type of hashtag to use for which content is the first step. Correctly using different types of hashtags, from industry hashtags to trending hashtags, can be made simpler by implementing a hashtag strategy.
September 4, 2015

Hashtags for Teachers: How to Use Them for Growth, Learning, and Discussion

Social media is a powerful tool that allows everyone from kids to scientists to teachers to connect and share. Hashtags (#) connect similar topics and conversations and by using them, you extend the reach of your messages and add value to your posts.
July 30, 2015

Why You Should Be Using Hashtags in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

Not sure why you should use hashtags or which ones?  Used successfully, hashtags will help connect your messages to audiences you want to reach and help you join in on new and relevant conversations.
July 16, 2015

4 Tips to Use Twitter for Job Hunting

The job hunt has changed tremendously in the past five, ten, even twenty years. Gone are the days of only looking through the newspaper for open positions. Today, it’s not just who you know, it’s who you follow. Twitter and other social media sites have created tremendous opportunities for employers and job seekers to connect. If you’re looking for a job, use these four essential tips to aid your search.
June 19, 2015

Adding Local Hashtags to Your Social Media Strategy

Local hashtags can be a powerful way to connect your message to a local audience who might be interested in your content or services.  Local hashtags are a great way to localize a message, especially for a brand that has a wide geographical reach.  And, they work especially well for job postings and local announcements.
June 16, 2015

Adding Trending Hashtags to Your Social Media Strategy

You’ve probably seen both individuals and brands using trending hashtags across social media channels. Although trending hashtags may not have huge strategic value, they can be a fun way to humanize your brand and inspire unique content.
June 11, 2015

Adding Industry Hashtags to Your Social Media Strategy

Industry hashtags can be a powerful way to increase the reach of your social messaging. They help connect your message to a wider conversation and make it easier for people interested in your content to find you.
June 10, 2015

How to Monitor Hashtags in Hootsuite

Social listening is an essential aspect of social media. But it’s also an area where a lot of businesses tend to fall short. Most focus on pushing out content and while that’s important, it’s just as crucial to listen to other conversations taking place.