So…. What’s a #Hashtag?
How can a simple #hashtag help me to promote my book? Well in many, many ways.
It’s a simple marker of sorts. #Hashtags over the last year have migrated from Twitter to Instagram, and Pintrest. #clever.
A #hashtag is a marker of sorts that drives you to people’s posts, and drives people to your posts. You can click on any #hashtag and it brings up all other posts with that same tag in… simply put, if you want to promote your book to strangers, a #hashtag will be one of the best tools you can use for social media platforms that utilize #hashtags.
What topics are important to you? Make a list of words that are important to you selling your book. What words describe your book? How can you find like-minded readers, by strategically #hashtagging words that are specific to you! #buildingabrand #books. If you know what SEO is, Search Engine Optimization, #Hashtags work.
Some simple rules for #hastagging. Never put spaces between words or the #symbol. Use words that are relevant to your tweet/pin/pictures. A great way to find more followers is to use hash tags on both sides. You do it and other people do it in searches as well…. Find people that are #hashtagging things that you care about and get involved in their conversation. #smartthinking.
Remember, that #hashtags are fun. Don’t over use them, but do use them to find like-minded readers. It could open many doors for you… people will find you and you will find people. #hashtags #winning.