Should You Use Hashtags on Twitter?

Should You Use Hashtags on Twitter?




As you probably expect, there is no yes or no answer to this question, and the real answer is that it depends! And what does it depend on, you may ask? In short, it mostly depend on whether you can use hashtags in the right way or not, but we will talk more about later in this article.

So what does a Twitter hashtag do and what is it? A Twitter hashtag ties the conversations of different users into one stream, which you can find by searching the hashtag in Twitter Search or by using a third-party monitoring tool.

Hashtags have long been an important tool on Twitter for helping users organize and sort their tweets. Using hashtags is a great way to make people who are truly interested in your Tweets find them, and since the content you put out should be somehow relevant to the tags you are using, they often generate good results.

Hashtags have long been an important tool on Twitter for helping users organize and sort their tweets. Using hashtags is a great way to make people who are truly interested in your Tweets find them, and since the content you put out should be somehow relevant to the tags you are using, they often generate good results.

Hashtags have long been an important tool on Twitter for helping users organize and sort their tweets. Using hashtags is a great way to make people who are truly interested in your Tweets find them, and since the content you put out should be somehow relevant to the tags you are using, they often generate good results.

Should You Use Hashtags on Twitter?

 

Think about:

1. Relevant hashtags

What you want to do is to use hashtags that are relevant to your Tweets. Once you decide on a keyword or a phrase to use, search for it on Twitter search. Simply visit Search.Twitter.com and type in the hashtag you were thinking about using in the search box. There you can see how popular it is and if it is associated with the type of content you plan on sharing. If it is – you’re good to go!

2.Your own hashtag

Planning to create your own hashtag to create a little buzz and “hype” around your brand? Creating a hashtag and getting others to use it can be a little tricky but if you succeed in doing so, you can gain a lot from it. There are a lot of things you can to do increase the chances of people using your tag and below you can find some of them.
1. Create an easy and fun hashtag that is not too long and easy to write.
2. Have your hashtag in your Twitter bio to increase the chances of people being aware of your tag.
3. Spread your tag across all social media platforms so your tag gets widely “famous”.
4. Create giveaways where the term to enter is to post a Tweet with your tag.
5. Ask people to use your hashtag.
6. Have your hashtag printed on your website and business cards.

3.Top pages

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Top pages is a place where you want to end up. Top Tweets are Tweets that lots of people are interacting with and sharing via Retweets, replies, and more. If Tweets you love aren’t showing up as top Tweets, it means those Tweets may not be part of the widespread conversation. Posts on Top pages appear in the Top Tweets that has been shared with that particular hashtag.

Shortly summarized, Top posts are Tweets ending up on Top pages. These Tweets end up there because they have been widely shared, liked and commented on. The Tweets that end up on top pages are there until more popular content comes along.

If there aren’t a lot of tweets getting interactions, the ones from more influential accounts rise to the top. If you haven´t figured it out yet, ending up on top pages is extremely good thanks to all the exposure you will get.

Think about if you post a Tweet with a hashtag that has been used 5M+ times!

4.Trending hashtags

Trending topics are those topics being discussed more than others. As Twitter explains trending topics, “Twitter Trends are automatically generated by an algorithm that attempts to identify topics that are being talked about more right now than they were previously. If you can join the chat and use the trending hashtag, then there´s a big chance that you will get more exposure than you normally do.

So, lastly to the question Should You Use Hashtags on Twitter? We say of course YES! But there may be people who don´t agree and that´s fine! Comment below yes/no to the question “Should You Use Hashtags on Twitter?”

Using hashtags on Twitter is a great way to get more exposure to both your Tweets and page. Hashtags can help you grow quicker and become “Twitterfamous” (Yes we just made that last word up).




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