West Virginia’s art and entertainment paper since 2012, HashtagWV is an independently owned/operated print and online media platform that provides useful information on local culture including food, news, music, events, theatre, and art. Monthly, we distribute 13,000 FREE, FULL-COLOR papers across 15 counties in West Virginia and Virginia. On social media, we currently have over 40,000 followers with very high engagement! Follow us @hashtagwv on TikTok, Facebook, Instagram.
“We have had the pleasure of working with Christina w/ HashtagWV. We take pride in our quality here at 50 East all the way from our sauces being made in house to our hand-cut ribeyes. Christina recently came in and made a video short of our Chef preparing the steaks and since the video has posted we have had great feedback and have had to actually increase our weekly order due to it which is great!!!” – Nicholas Irvine w/ 50 East. White Sulphur Springs, WV (May 11, 2022)
“We did a survey last year of our guests and many of them said they knew about our event, [Watoga Art in the Park], from Hashtag Lewisburg publication…exciting!” – Gail Hyer, Marketing Specialist at Pocahontas County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. June 18, 2018.
“Your article featuring the Asylum’s Burger of the Week helped boost sales and draw attention to our ongoing burger specials. It’s clear that Hashtag Lewisburg is being used as a guide to what’s going on in Lewisburg. It’s definitely the ‘Social Newspaper.’ Christina does an excellent job!” – Paula Marie Thomas, Asylum manager. October 24, 2017.
“HashtagWV is the go-to publication for West Virginia! I advertise my music school, tanning spa, and coffee shops here in Greenbrier County. These papers move FAST and have the most loyal following I have ever seen, including me!” – Rachel Warner (owner at Manic Espresso, Soleil, and Warner Music School), April 2022.
“Over the last 10 years, we have tried several avenues for advertising. Beyond a doubt, our greatest return has been through HashtagWV. Whether it be in the HashtagWV print edition, or online @hashtagwv our customers, both locals and tourists, really do look for this media form to be in tune with what’s going on in the area and for destination shopping. Advertising with HashtagWV has unequivocally been a great asset for our business!” – Craig Miller, owner at Serenity Now Outfitters. Lewisburg, WV.
“We not only enjoy working with LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV) to advertise our law firm and real estate services, but we love reading it too. There are lots of great things to do here in Greenbrier County and LBSPY makes it all easy to find,” – JR and Tina Morgan, JR Morgan & Associates. Lewisburg, WV. (Nov 6, 2013).
“Thanks a bunch for helping put the 19th Hole on the map. You have been great to meet our advertising needs! Christina is creative, responsive, and available to meet your schedule. If you have ideas, she incorporates your wishes and never imposes your process. LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV) is a team player! We’re glad to be a part of it and the great magnitudes of people receiving this wonderful regional publication.” – Amber Hinkle, 19th Hole Bar & Grille. Lewisburg, WV. (Nov 5, 2013).
“Watts Roost Vineyard is always pleased with the look of our advertisements. Visitors to the winery mention them,” – Barbara Tuckwiller, owner at Watts Roost Vineyard. Lewisburg, WV. (Nov 5, 2013).
“LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV) is such a wonderful addition to Lewisburg! We love the personal attention we get for our ads and the community involvement is fantastic. Thank you for making advertising fun again!” – Rachel Johnson, Cecilia’s Bridal and Formal Wear. Lewisburg, WV. (Nov 4, 2013).
“LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV) has definitely helped me expand my business. Every time a new client comes to a yoga class, one of the questions I always ask is ‘How did you hear about us?!’ LBSPY is often the answer!” – Raeann Carrier, owner at Almost Heaven Yoga. Lewisburg, WV. (Nov 3, 2013).
“LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV) collects, catalogs, and publishes all the information necessary to me keep me secured from boredom…without tapping my phone!!! *Thumbs up*” – Dale England (Nov 2, 2013)
“LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV) is a great publication. They seem to be everywhere and our customers really enjoy reading them. It publicizes our many events and menu wonderfully. Pick one up and see what is happening at 50 East Restaurant and Vines & Grinds!” – Sadie Fraley, GM at 50 East & Vines & Grinds. White Sulphur Springs, WV. (Oct 30, 2013).
“My name is Lisa Hudnall co-owner of L&S Pistol Range. I began utilizing LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV) as an opportunity to market for our business about 3 months ago. Much to my surprise it has been more than just another ad In a paper. They have been dedicated to marketing for us above and beyond making an advertisement. The staff came and did a complete article about our business and have also promoted us on their own social media. I truly appreciate their dedication and support,”
– Respectfully, Lisa Hudnall, L&S Pistol Range. Caldwell, WV (Oct 28, 2013)
“I love reading LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV). It has the most eye-catching photographs and most creative ad design. I can also always find new business or events happening around town. LBSPY is the most eye-opening entertainment newspaper,” – Eunice Wang, owner at China Palace. Lewisburg, WV. (Oct. 28, 2013)
“To all of my facebook friends and business people this is a great way to get your business out there for a really good price check with www.christinae6.sg-host.com for more info or check out whats going on in the area these papers are free and list 2 weeks worth of arts, entertainment, and food choices for our area I really had no idea there was so much going on in the area until I started reading LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV)” – Connie Williams, WSS, West Virginia. (Oct 28, 2013)
“Thank you so much for the nice article…it was awesome! I have had so many people come in and comment on it and the paper itself. Everyone thinks it is really great!” – Erin Bowes, owner at B. Sweet Confectionery. (Oct 24, 2013)
“@LBSPY (NOW HASHTAGWV) Always applaud the high road. May their readership increase a thousandfold for your embrace of homegrown comics over bitstrips!” – @ErrorOnRepeat via Twitter. (Oct 22, 2013)
“No wonder Chris Thile was awarded the genius grant. I was curious how one man was going to do a solo show with just a mandolin.. after witnessing what we just did for the past two hours I will be devoting my new career to making pop-up books. Thanks Chris Thile and thanks LB Spy! We had an amazing night.” – Nick Durm, The Boatmen. (Oct 11, 2013)
“I really enjoyed the articles in this edition of lbspy they just keep getting better and better keep up the good work. Also, it has the best map for the upcoming T.O.O.T festival thanks for making it so easy to plan my eating route lol” – Connie Williams, LBSPY reader in WSS, WV. (Oct 7, 2013)
“Thanks to LB Spy I had a wonderful date brunch with my handsome hubby at The 19th Hole. It was the BEST brunch. Great Bloody Marys, beautiful and delicious food, wonderful staff. Thanks LB Spy. — feeling hungry.” – Blair Campbell, owner at Pretty Penny Cafe in Hillsboro, WV (Sept 26, 2013)
“LBSPY is the best thing that has happened in Greenbrier County since I have been here for seven years. Maybe the whole state…. a first class operation and a lot of hard work,” Patrick O’Flaherty, owner @ The Irish Pub (Aug, 2013)
“Here at WHEN PIGS FLY BBQ, we get the most return advertising with LBSPY. New customers tell us all the time how they see our ad. They then come see us!” – Mike and Kellen, owners of When Pigs Fly BBQ, Lewisburg, WV. (Aug, 2013)
“Christina, Thank you so much for the cover and the ARTICLE. Your LBSPY is fantastic! We hope to grow this ride and other sports events in our area. Your magazine will do this. Again thank you from everyone in the GVBike club. Come ride with us sometime.” – Janice Centa (July, 2013)
“LBSPY is a class work and we are fortunate to have it in our community. It certainly does get the word out in a way that no other publication can approach,” – Lanny Howe, Pastor @ Alderson Presbyterian (June, 2013)