Great info explaining hashtags and how best to use them. Thanks! A.S. Chung!
Posted by A.S. Chung.
Author of children’s picture books A Brand New Day: about divorce and Wishful Wedding: about LGBT equality and same gender families. Creator of Pigeonhole Books and blogs about all things self-publishing, writing, online book marketing, fellow bloggers and illustrators.
HOW TO CAPITALISE ON TWITTER HASHTAGS
WHAT IS A TWITTER HASHTAG?
A Twitter hashtag is literally placing the symbol # in front of a word or phrase.
Example: Wishful Wedding 5 Star Review: by Reader’s Favorite. LGBTQ #Kidlit about #Equality! via @PigeonholeBooks #lovewins
WHY DO WE USE HASHTAGS?
A hashtag is used to categorise information and make it easier for readers to find specific topics they may be interested in. It groups together the same data so tweeps (people who use Twitter), can filter whatever they may be looking for.
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