Social Media Tip: The Hastag

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Are you using the hashtag in your social media marketing? If not, you may want to read this content and consider using it. This social media tip will focus on the hashtag, the importance of it, and the type of results that are possible when you know how to use hashtags inside of your social media marketing.

What Is The Hashtag?


The hastag was created by Twitter, but now is in almost every social media website. So I want to dive into what the hastag is, and explain the benefits of using it when you build a network marketing, or any type of business using social media.

The hastag is basically the pound symbol, number symbol, and looks like #. If you place this in front of any word such as #example, then it automatically makes your hastag word more easy to find by people searching the social media website for #example.

If you use hashtags properly, they can increase your lead generation by up to 300%, or so I have seen in my own marketing results. This is very much worth hashtagging the right words in your social media posting.

What Should I Hashtag?

I will give examples from a network marketer base, since most of my readers are in network marketing. These are just examples, to give you an idea of what you should use as a hashtag in your own content.

If I were wanting people to see my Tweet, Facebook Status Update, or even Google+ post about my company’s new product in skin care, I would would hashtag both the company name, and the name of the new product. This way if someone on any of the sites were to go looking for information on this new product or the company, they will be much more likely to see your post about it.

On Twitter, if you were to make a tweet that promotes a new training for network marketers, perhaps your tweet could be “Learn the power of using the #hashtag in your #mlm business http://example #networkmarketing #homebusiness”

I use a few extra hashtags in this Tweet, but what I realize on Twitter is, the more you can use that are related to the content of the tweet, the better.

However, that is not always the case on Facebook and Google+. Using too many hastags there could come off as spam, or unattractive. Use about 2 to 3 hashtags on these two websites, and you will be okay.

 The Power Of Using Hashtags


Using hashtags are extremely useful for people who do not have the funds to use social media paid advertising. It is free to use a hashtag, and the more you practice with them, the better you will get with them.

Once I began getting serious with hashtags, I realized my followers increased, my tweets were getting re-tweeted and discovered by a lot more people, and my content was bringing in more new leads everyday. This is why you want to use hastags, when you are tweeting, or posting on other social networks.

This social media tip I am sharing with you, may be one that will really change the outcome for your posts and tweets. If you are promoting a new piece of content you wrote, or a webinar you want to increase attendance on, be sure to use hashtags related to the material. This will bring your post to the attention of those who are searching for what you have.

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Social Media Marketing Tips

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There are many tips you can find on what to do for social media marketing tips. But what you may realize is there isn’t as many sources that tell us what not to do in social media marketing tips. So today’s message I want to discuss a major mistake I seen a new Linkedin connection make, and how you can prevent this from happening to you.

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When you are connecting with new contacts throughout soical media, we know we should never message them with a pitch for our opportunities. There needs to be a relationship built first. I know we all get pitched everyday by several people if we are making enough connections on a daily basis.

Personally I like to message every person I connect with on Linkedin to say hello, and introduce myself. I don’t pitch my business in any way. But, today a person I’ll name Mr.X had sent me a request to connect. So as usual I send him a message to introduce myself and ask him how he is doing. What happened is rather odd, and a major mistake for Mr.X

Watch The Video To Hear What Happens

As you see, Mr.X has already shut the window to building relationships with everyone. I know that getting pitched can be annoying, but by telling others to not message him UNLESS they are interested in joining his business, is like pitching itself. So this social media marketing tip is important. Don’t close the window on others to contact you unless they want to join. Mr.X is loosing several people he could connect with and gain their trust.

Also, let’s add another social media marketing tip to this, don’t bash others products, services, and companies. In social media marketing tips we are told to attract others to us. If I told you that you aren’t as good, or I had to pretend this company I am with is better than all others combined, would you call that attracting people?

If you are curious to who it was, or what company he represented, I can’t say this because I do not wish to harm him, or the others in his company. But I did research this company and they have been loosing sales by over half from the year before, and had a major fallout in business. So others will see your company you work for, and will know if you tell the truth about your company. Let that be more social media marketing tips, don’t lie about your comapany’s progress.


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