Wondering how to use hashtags?
They can be a bit confusing. Conflicting information abounds.
First, a hashtag definition: a hashtag is a social media tagging system that categorizes content.
One of the big benefits of using hashtags is that they allow people actively searching for that content category to find your post – whether they’re a follower or not. Hashtags definitely increase your reach! If your content is good, they’ll also increase your engagement and followers.
Check out the great tips in the infographic from QuickSprout on:
- how to use hashtags on Twitter (use at least 1 or 2)
- how to use hashtags on Instagram (use 11 or more!)
- how to use hashtags on Facebook (use 1 or 2, no more)
- how to use hashtags on Google+ (G+ adds them for you, but you can edit them)
Don’t forget this cardinal rule: Always and only use relevant hashtags!
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