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Hashtags have evolved over the last decade as a fantastic tool to gain impressions and activity on almost every major social media platform such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Instagram. We've touched upon the importance of hashtags many times, such as our Hashtagging 101 guide, but today we're going to be delving deeper into the best ways to use and not use hashtags in your social media campaigns. The infographic below, created by Think Creative, outlines these do's and don'ts...

The #hashtag is one of the most powerful tools when it comes to social media marketing. There are some guidelines to follow to optimize #hashtagging to its full potential. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog #Hashtagging 101 explaining what a #hashtag is and some of the best practices to follow when applying it to your social media marketing campaign. The Power - The #hashtag represents an important social media strategy. - A fitting tag can help...

Blogging has evolved beyond its early days where it was merely a tool for posting and sharing an online diary. Although still popular in this form, blogs have expanded into journalism, education, think tanks, media, and politics, effecting a significant influence on the social media world. Some use it to simply share their thoughts online. Others use it as a tool to build awareness to their particular craft whether it be writing, photography, or other promotable talents. Many businesses have begun their own blogs...

So what exactly is a #hashtag? By definition a hashtag is a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound sign (#) and used to identify messages on a specific topic. It has become an invaluable tool that is used throughout many of today’s most popular social media sites, much the same as keywords are used in search engine marketing. Hashtag’s first originated on Twitter when developer Chris Messina tweeted that users should begin grouping topics...

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