Hashtags: A Tutorial


Twitter hashtags can be very useful when used properly. And by useful, I do not mean in a selling capacity. Most users utilize hashtags to connect, to learn, to network. Think of it as if you were going to a conference—you've all got an interest in [fill in the blank]. You're both on Twitter, that's Similar Interest #2. What do you talk about at conferences? Most likely the topic of the conference. My point? Know your audience (a reoccurring theme)—and in this case, that means knowing a bit about hashtags.

This post will give you a quick tutorial on what hashtags are, how to use them (there is no formal usage, only best practices), and some other practical tips (with a little help from my friends).

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