How to use hash tags?
March 17, 2016 posted by in Social Network 0 323
Tips to embrace while creating hashtags for your brand
Hashtags are the brilliant way to tag the video posts on the social media sites using keywords and these help the avid social media users to find the videos pertained to that topic with ease and without searching extensively. In order to make a hashtag, you first need to put # before the keyword phrase and add it to the post. Say, for example, it’s my lavishing birthday cake #birthday_cakes. When a user clicks on the hashtag, then he/she could view the slew of posts related to that hashtag. Examples of social media sites that use hashtags include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and Pinterest. Ideally, hashtag is a smart way to categorize the content in the social media. It allows the users to find your content and helps you to search for the content in social media sites at a faster pace. However, not many people are familiar on how to use hashtags. There are a certain tips every individual has to keep in mind on effective usage of hashtag.
Undeniably, these tips help you to make a perfect hashtag that helps you to reap huge web traffic for your video and make your video anutter hit
Write the hashtag in concise and clear way: You need to write the hashtag in a short form without using too many words and without leaving spaces in between the sentence. While promoting your brand video, you need to keep the hashtag as short as possible. Say, for example, #NewYorkfootballlovers. Though, this hashtag targets a particular set of audience, but the audience does not evince interest in typing the hashtag with too many characters. To encourage the people to search for your hashtag, try to keep it short and sweet like “NYfootballlovers”. These hashtags help target audience to find the content and read it with ease.
Be specific while using the hashtags: Try to gain extensive knowledge about hashtags related to one specific theme instead of trying and messing up with many. The clearer the hashtags are, the more number of target audience you can reach and boost the page views. If you do not know your own business tags, then do a little research to find the tags related to your industry. For instance, if you are targeting the car lovers, especially Audi fanatics, then you can use the hashtag as #Audicar to gain more followers than just using #car will.
Use hashtags pertained to that social networking site: Though, the purpose of content is to gain more visitors, but the usage of hashtags varies from one network to another. For instance, in Instagram, the hashtags are targeted on the photo description than on the story and theme, but in twitter, the hashtags are focused on the content or the people you would like to interact with you. Prior to using the hashtag, you need to read the guidelines pertained to that network on hashtag usage.
Do not use special characters: You are allowed only to use alphabets and numbers in making a hashtag, but not any kind of special characters.
Use appropriate hashtags: Ideally, the brand hashtags do not need to put their brand name in the hashtag instead they can express about their brand. For example, American Tourister. This travel bags brand has created a hashtag as #travelfreely and put the appealing pictures of the bags. People, who look over the hashtag and pictures of American Tourister in its official account, will start using the same hashtag to share their photos with American Tourister, thus increasing the number of followers.
You can follow the above tips on how to use hashtags to boost your brand reputation in a short time.