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Convincing sponsors to fund you and your event/campaign/organization can be a delicate dance. They want to support you and your cause, and they want to get something (usually recognition and a little associated advertising) in return. With the rise of social media, nonprofits and event organizers have a new powerful tool to give sponsors the recognition and involvement they are looking for. Here are six social media strategies you can use to boost revenue from sponsors…

The hashtag arose in 2007 as a way to categorize and “tag” tweets. It slowly gained traction, until 2009 or ‘10 when suddenly hashtags (and their users) went rogue. These errant tweeters took hashtags from their good and purposeful tagging function, and changed them into something terrible – a form of parenthetical commentary on the rest of the tweet.