Are you using hashtags on the right platforms?

Hashtags may be considered a social media staple just like your most favorite thing but did you know they serve a different purpose on different platforms? You might also discover that hashtags are not only meant to gain posts more likes even though that is one of its functions, they mean so much more! Facebook Yes, that is right, hashtags do work on Facebook. However there is only one thing to note, only public posts can populate under hashtag hubs. As a user, one should know that Facebook algorithms view posts with hashtags as contents that were shared or scheduled using a third party site i.e. Hootsuite or Buffer and they do not like this. Facebook wants users to use …

Creating hashtags #testyourhashtags

By creating your own hashtags you can drive organic traffic to your website and target your audience. It’s important to make the most of this marketing strategy and get with the times, as they carry a lot of weight in social media marketing now. #hashtagresearch Do some research. There are many sites that will search across many social media sites and show you posts with the hashtag in. The aim for you is to create relevant hashtags that aren’t in use as well as using ones that are. Take #testyourhashtags as an example. I used a site called Hashatit.com and searched for this hashtag, surprisingly there were no results. That’s not a bad thing though. Consider that if there are …

Why Using Too Many Hashtags Is Annoying And Doesn’t Help You

When properly used, hashtags help users to find related content quickly. Hashtags help raise visibility as well as boost one’s social shares. However, when inappropriately used, they can impact one’s credibility on social media negatively. This directly decreases your social activity. When the sign is used in front of a post, it categorizes it and essentially creating a hyperlink to the word. The good and bad thing about this is that one can place the sign to any single word or a group of words consequently becoming a handy tool for joining heated conversations, collecting pictures at events and even marketing. It has become clear that most people are using this feature regardless of age, but the unfortunate thing is …

How to Use Popular and Current Event Hashtags in Your Favor

To the internet, hashtags are without a doubt what red blood cells are to the human body. They have their origins on Twitter, and they have found their way to almost all aspects of digital marketing and lead generation. Social media marketing cannot do without hashtags; there is still, however, a sizeable number of Internet users who do not understand how to use them effectively. Hashtags keep evolving calling for individuals to know the current and trending hashtags. Digital marketing experts advise that you use hashtags sparingly and only when they will add value to your posts. Using them too often can be annoying, confusing, and irritating to your target audience Here are tips on how to use popular and …

How to use brand specific hashtags to target followers.

You probably noticed the # sign aka hashtag on social media used by many celebrities, business owners and regular people. They use it in daily communication on their social media posts, but have you ever asked yourself how to use it properly? What is a good hashtag? How much is too much? Hashtag is not just a thing that “looks fancy” but an inevitable “tool” in communication on social media. People use it to attract followers and to make their brand more popular. #UsersOftenDoNotKnowHowToUseHashtags. Hashtag is a powerful tool, but keep in mind that it only has power when used correctly and logically. What do you think is the right way people search keywords: #TheTV or #TV? Does it make …