Showing posts with label Hashtag. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Hashtag. Show all posts

Friday

How To Use #Hashtags - Do's And Don'ts

Posted By: Arin Dey - April 24, 2015
Usage of #hashtags has been increased with time and now people are very much efficient in using those tags while in Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or any other supported hashtags platforms. The hashtag always increases the chances of your post being discovered when someone uses those terms in a search. Using the hashtags are important if you want your posts to be found. Suppose you want to post some weekend party pics over social media and want to give a hashtag to them. Use #weekend #party to those pics.

How To Use #Hashtags - Do's And Don'ts

Lets look at the below points which states what are the Do's and Don'ts of using #hashtags:

Don'ts #hashtag :

1. Do Not Overuse Hashtags :

A lot of people are posting messages or posts that were nothing but a collection of hashtags. A big NO for this practice.Never use more than two or three hashtags per message or post. If you use so many hashtags then it may give people the impression that you are a spammer. You have to specify the message type using it rather than message content.

2. Do Not Use Spaces  :

Avoid spaces in the words or phrase you want included in the hashtag. Never make your hashtag to look like this: #new product. Here you have to remove the space out – #newpeoduct. You may use upper case letters to look it separate words - #NewProduct

3. Do Not Make Longer hashtags :

Suppose, you want to put a hashtags for your post on popular app for iphone and you are using as #popularappsforiphoneusers. As you can see this is just a big confusing hashtag which reveals the content itself. Never use more than two or three words for your hashtag. Use #iPhoneApps to be very specific. This small hashtag will be easy to understand and found quickly.

4. Do not Use Special Characters :

Using special characters will make your hashtags ineffective. Any hastag is tarted with # symbol so always avoid using any other special character in it. You can use numbers within your hashtag.

5. Do Not Use Irrelevant Hashtags :

A lot of people use irrelevant hashtags in sake of using forced hashtags, which doesn't mean anything and doesn't even explain your message. Always make sure your hashtag is related to your posted content. If you continually post hashtags that are not relevant to your content, you will lose your readers and followers.

Do's #hashtag :

6. Do Create Your Own Hashtags :

Always create a relevant hashtag that has not yet been used to promote an event or explains your post. Include the hashtag in all your posts related to this event or post.

7. Do Test Your Hashtags :

Once you have created a hashtag, do a search for it to see if it is already in use. Make sure that it shouldn't already be in use for an entirely different topic. It could be a misleading and embarrassing situation if you used a hashtag that was already in use for something else or some demeaning phrases.

8. Do Use Hashtags in All Social Media :

Hashtags were introduced on Twitter but they are now effectively used on most social media sites. You can do a research to see the most effective way to use them for each particular social networking site. Each social networking site have different guidelines for how to use #hashtags properly effectively.

9. Do Use Unique Hashtags : 

Always use hashtags that are easy to remember and unique. Overall it should develop some interest in readers. You can add a little humor or quirkiness that will make the difference between a good hashtag and a great hashtag. If you keep your hashtags interesting then the chances of people retweeting or sharing them will be more.

10. Do Be Specific With Your Hashtags :

By using few keywords, you can narrow down your search result with using easily discoverable hashtags. Be very very specific as opposed to a generic hashtag. Hashtags that are too generic will not generate many results. Suppose you want to sell your software product which is for real time traffic optimizer, do not use the hashtag as #Optimization instead you use #RealTimeAnalyzer or #RealTimeOptimizer.

Tuesday

How To Implement #HASHCORE On You Website

Posted By: Poketors - September 24, 2013
If you are searching for a social media widget to circulate your latest blog content over the net then #HASHCORE would be the best option for you.

There is nothing to say about HASHTAGS which provide a proper approach for your brand exposure. If you want to reach wider and target audience to promote your product then use #HASHCORE.  All of the major Social Media Networks like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr, Instagram, Flickr or Google+ now allow users to use hashtags to join any particular conversational topic. Using this, you can increase our online presence and ensure to discover our targeted audience.


#HASHCORE helps you to deliver real time information to our content and keep your content alive and entertaining to your readers.


Here are the main two advantages using #HASHCORE :

1. Show Feeds From Social Media :  

 If you know how to use hashtags then obviously it will be easy for you to use #HASHCORE which allows publishers to get social media feeds on their website. Manual hyperlinks are not required so you can just add a small code to your website and it will automatically link available hashtags to twitter.


2. Expand Twitter Followers :

You can easily expand your twitter followers as #HASHCORE provides the Follow Me button easily visible to the readers. It will link hashtags within your content and display the live feed related to that topic over net. Once a visitor clicks the hashtagged word within your content, it’ll show your twitter Follow@ button to the bottom by making it visible to the visitors, which  increases twitter followers.


Here are some important tasks which are carried out by #HASHCORE :

1. Content would be liv and  visible with tags
2. Includes Feeds For Social Media In Content 
3. Get users on page more time
4. Increases Twitter followers

Thats all from our side. Please try #HASHCORE and let us know the feedback and your suggestions.

Wednesday

How To Use Hashtags In Facebook

Posted By: Poketors - September 18, 2013
Hashtags are popular and are much in use since few years. People who have twitter accounts might have used it and for them it is easy to understand. Similar concept has been adopted by Facebook also. The hashtags convert topics and phrases into clickable links which would be embedded into your post providing and option to users to find out the topics which interest them. Nowadays apart from Twitter, a lot of social media websites support hashtags : like - Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr etc.


Using Hashtags In Facebook :

You can use # (number sign) with a string which would be basically a one word topic.
Here is an example : I had a hot yummy pizza this evening. #Food
Here, you have the post 'I had a hot yummy pizza this evening.' followed by "#" tagged topic which says 'you had yummy food.'  Once you click on the hashtag, you can see a 'feed of posts' which will include that hashtag. Along with the clicked hashtag, you will get option to click on some related hashtags displayed on the same page. Even you can search for a hashtag in the 'search bar' provided by Facebook.

Increasing Blog Traffic :

There is an opportunity for your SEO practice here. If you promote your posts with links and also embed #s at last, people have the tendency to click on that topic and make them engaged into it. It means hat using proper hashtag will grow your blog or website's traffic. Suppose you are using a hashtag called #Travel. If you set your posts for public visibility and post any article with this tag would be visible to the users who have clicked on #Travel.

Brand Promotion :

Hashtags are useful if you promote your business, product, services, page or any upcoming events by using it. Because it will engage more people who search with the specific hashtags while ensuring an increase for your blog views.

Multiple Social Platform Engagement :

The same post with same hashtags can be shared among different social media platforms because of its supportability. Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, all the popular social media networks supports hashtags.
1. Use Popular And Trendy Hashtags :

People would search for hashtags which are popular or mostly used. So if you keep your hashtags which are trendy and mostly used, it enhances the opportunity to get more blog traffic.

2. Use Relevant Hashtags:

According to your post, you should provide the hashtag relevant to the topic. Irrelevant hashtag may lead people to ignore your post. Focus on hashtags which are based n product, service, location or any specific common things.

3. Use Simple Hashtags :

Always use hashtags which are simple to remember and also short. For example, if you use a hashtag like #BrakfastMuesli. It is difficult to remember for people. If you use the same tagging concept by breaking it into specific words which are much more simple and short and easy to remeber.  Here are the simple and short hashtags  : #Breakfast #Muesli.

4. No Spamming :

Spammers are not accepted by people because they want proper information rather than misleading links and posts. It creates bad reputation and using so many hashtags will give your impression as spammer. We would recommend you to use an average of two hashtags per post, in case if it doesn't require more tags.

5. Meaning Of Hashtags :

There should be a meaning for each and every hashtags you are using in your post. If you use a new hashtag then you should specify the meaning of it and people should know about it. You can include your hashtags at "www.hashtags.org" which can be seen by people when required they can check.

6. Hashtag Tracking :

If you are going to promote any product, service, blog or website, make sure that the hashtag you are using is not used by other organization or an individual. So before using any hashtag, do some research on that or you can also track the hashtag on "www.hashtracking.com".

Using hashtags with popular social media websites have proven its worth and have found useful in increasing traffic. We believe that Facebook will be gradually attracting more and more  people for using hashtags. Share your experience using Facebook hashtags.

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