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Get Hashtag suggestions for posts in Viraltag easily with RiteTag

Tired of guessing which hashtags for your social posts actually are getting engagement? Ready to stop manually testing hashtags in Instagram search to see if they’re banned?  You can now get easy-add hashtag suggestions for your Instagram photos, Tweets, Pinterest image uploads. RiteTag is a lightweight but powerful hashtag solution that rides right inside Viraltag’s Scheduler, Custom Scheduler and also in the Viraltag browser extension!

RiteTag’s hashtag suggestions are not only topic-relevant, but they are only suggested if they are currently getting engagement. They are color-graded to show which are:

Best for Instagram (rainbow)
Best for current engagement (green)
Best for …


7 Tricks to create an Infographic that goes viral

Did you know that 74% of marketers rely on visuals in their social media marketing campaigns, and 56% of them rely on infographics?

It’s easy to understand why visual content is such a success in the online world. “A picture is worth a thousand words” is not just a random saying. There’s a lot of truth behind it. The human brain is faster and more effective at processing visual information. When processing text, the brain has to put in much more effort, which is exactly why the online audience doesn’t have an impressive attention span in terms of reading …


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Top 5 Hacks to improve Social Media Engagement

Social channels offer a platform for your business where you can not only share content but also interact with your audience, know more about them and analyze if your efforts are translating into actual results. At a time when a majority of your audience is active on social platforms, it makes sense to hard code social media marketing into your marketing strategy; Your social strategy plays a key role in shaping your online presence. 

But creating social media engagement can be tricky. How do you make sure your brand gets the awareness it needs? Amidst the immense social competition, how do you …


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Why is adding Semantic information to your images important?

We spend so much time focused on creating attractive visuals for our blog posts, that we tend to overlook certain details; Details like the Title, Description, Alt-text and Captions that go alongside the images. It may look like a simple caption or a default name like ‘DXD00001’ to photos is fine, but this is far from the truth. Here’s a complete guide on why these details are important and how including them will go a long way in blogging success. 

What Semantic information do I add to my images?

Once you’ve added and image into your blog, you’ll see a number of attributes : 

URL …


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5 Tips to writing Excellent Instagram Captions

When most of us think of Instagram, the first thing that pops in our minds is photos. They are probably the most important component.

If you can share well shot photos and beautifully designed images you will of course grab the most attention and get likes. But what happens thereafter will depend on your caption. A well written caption will not only drive up engagement further but can increase traffic and sales too.

Therefore, to help you write excellent Instagram captions that get the results you want, I have written the below tips for you…

#1 Start by expanding on the …


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How to use CTA’S on Social Media

Social media is an excellent way to build up an audience and to be in constant contact with your customers, but one common complaint is that it’s difficult to get your followers to make purchases. In fact, the majority of this problem sources from the fact that most social media marketers are aren’t too great at using calls to action which prompt people to take action. Let’s take a look at what Call to Actions (CTA’s) are and why they are absolutely essential on Social while marketing on Social Media.

What are Call to Actions?

A ‘call to action’ is …


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How Pinterest boosts your Google Rank

Most of us know Pinterest to be the go-to social media platform when you’re looking to ‘get the word out there’ or want pinners to notice your brand/product. But how does that actually work? Does it directly affect your SEO? Let’s take a look.  

But First… My Love For Pinterest

As a person who’s always searching for helpful life hacks and outfit ideas, I can’t help but love and recommend Pinterest to every person I meet.

And as a growth specialist, I can’t stress enough how important Pinterest is if you want to increase brand awareness and website traffic. So far …


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4 Ways To Upgrade Your Social Media Visuals

With billions of shares passing through the social platforms each day, it is getting harder to stand out on social media. Back in the day when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn were just getting started you could succeed by just publishing great content.

Now there is so much noise that you have to have something extra just to get someone’s attention. 

It’s exhausting.

That’s why I think it’s so important that creators focus on making their social media visuals world class. It’s that extra little thing that can make your share stand out like a beacon.

You’ve already created amazing content, don’t let it …


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Launching the Viraltag iOS Mobile App

We’ve had a flood of requests come in for a Viraltag Mobile app, and we’re psyched to tell you it’s finally here! With Viraltag’s new iOS app, you can schedule to social media directly from your phone. It supports posting to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Tumblr.

This makes it easy for you to stay on top of your social media game – whether you’re traveling, stuck in traffic or don’t have access to your laptop, you can use our app to maintain a constant online presence.

Click here to download the app from Appstore. Users who already …


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How Social Media Can Boost SEO

Social media can improve SEO in a number of ways. Before diving into it, let’s review what SEO is.

SEO is a group of activities involving both a company’s website and also other websites, that are done to improve the rankings of the company’s website pages on Google and other major search engines. The purpose of SEO is to drive as much organic (unpaid) search engine traffic to the website as as possible.

Many people wonder about how social media affects SEO. Are there things you can do on your social media accounts to help your website or blog …


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How to create the Perfect Instagram Profile

Studies have demonstrated that it takes less than two-tenths of a second for an online visitor to form an idea of you or your brand. Therefore, it’s extremely important to create and optimize your Instagram profile to increase the likelihood of gaining a potential new fan.

Lets take a look at the elements that make a perfect profile, with examples from brands on Instagram that follow best practices. 

First things first, remember that a perfect profile is not about you, it is about your ideal customers. It has to appeal to them and it has to tell them …


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Share branded and shortened links on Viraltag with Rebrandly

Ever faced a situation where you have long unmanageable links ruining the way your posts look? I’m pretty sure most of us have! With our recent integration with Rebrandly, you can now shorten your URLs, track them and customize them with Branded links as well.

With Rebrandly, you can transform long, unending links like http://blog.viraltag.com/2016/02/02/the-complete-guide-to-creating-infographics-for-non-designers/ into short and branded ones like http://www.viraltag.click/hocc. This lets you track the links you send out to social media as well, so you know how many clicks each post gets and what content is performing well.

Why should you shorten and customize …


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