Hashtag for business - By Rana Gomaa


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Hashtag for business - By Rana Gomaa

  1. 1. Hashtag For Business By : Rana Gomaa
  2. 2. What is Hashtag ?  the HASH sign turns any word or group of words that directly follow it into a searchable link.  This allows you to organize content and track discussion topics based on those keywords.  So, if you wanted to post about the Breaking Bad finale, you would include #BreakingBad in your tweet to join the conversation.  Click on a hashtag to see all the posts that mention the subject in real time.
  3. 3. Hashtag History  In 2007, developer Chris Messina proposed, in a tweet, that Twitter begin grouping topics using the hash symbol. Twitter initially rejected the idea  On August 23, 2007 the very first hashtag was used on Twitter.  Twitter Makes It Official By July 2009  In 2010, Twitter introduced Trending Topics  Facebook Makes It Official June 2013 average of 58 million tweets a day
  4. 4. Why Use a Hashtag?  Hashtags make it easier for people to find and follow discussions about brands, events and promotions. They also let brands track the performance of promotions across social media.
  5. 5. How do you make a hashtag?  You create a hashtag by putting a pound sign (#) in front of a word.  You could tweet: Beat my personal best. 10k in under 37 minutes. OR you could tweet Beat my personal best. 10k in under 37 minutes. #running Which does the job. But why not add a hashtag?
  6. 6. Which characters can you include in a #hashtag?  spaces are an absolute no-no.  use capitals instead underscore (#BlueJasmine) not (#blue_jasmine)  Numbers are supported, ex . #50ShadesOfGrey  special characters are out  if you are trying to reach someone directly, don’t use a hashtag. Use @username
  7. 7. Tips for Business  Be specific #AskObama I can't believe anyone would design software like this! #microsoftoffice  Keep it simple ex #SmallBusinessAppsandTools or #apps and #SmallBiz  Give context ex #happy Or #BreakingBad is #awesome  Use relevant hashtags #FollowFriday #FF  Create your own hashtag ex use your new brand #Ask_Rana  Include famous hashtags to your posts ex #smallbiz
  8. 8. Tips for Business  Choose a specific account that will represent your brand or business.  Pick Industry or Brand Keywords #McDStories hashtag campaign  Promote the Hashtag by Incorporating it Into Other Marketing Channels event hashtag - email reminder –  #Please #Don’t #Hashtag #Every #Single #Word #In #Your #Tweets  Don’t use #UOLHT  Learn the difference between voice and tone if your business’s Twitter voice is irreverent and jokey, you’ll probably want to shift your tone in a conversation with a stressed customer to be more comforting and respectful.
  9. 9. Find the Perfect Hashtag using some tools  https://twitter.com/search-home  http://beta.followthehashtag.com/#/  RiteTag extension https://ritetag.com/  http://keyhole.co/  http://twubs.com/  Follow trends in twitter
  10. 10. Join My Network Official Page : https://www.facebook.com/ranaMgomaa Hashtage Conversation: #Ask_Rana