Using Hashtags Online Starring Pinterest and Twitter

Chris Messina is believed to be the first user of the # (hashtag) on Twitter, using it to model his suggestion for indicating groups on Twitter. Twitter describes hashtags as “themes” of tweets, as they link all other tweets containing that hashtag and are displayed...

Marketing Monday: El Conejo Corredor

I think I have most appreciated about writing this blog is that it’s connected me with so many cool people… and it allows me to keep in touch with far flung friends who (*gasp*) actually seem to read and enjoy it. One of those people is Matt Baya, a...

Twitter Hashtags 101

To anyone just starting to use Twitter, it can seem like some exclusive club of short hand and something called hashtags. Hashtags are basically a pound sign followed by a word. Here are some examples: A hashtag can have a few functions in Twitter (for categorization...