Utilizing Twitter Hashtags to Market Your Business

Once you’ve begun the process of using Twitter, you’ll begin to notice phrases embedded in people’s tweets that are known as “hashtags.” A hashtag is a word or phrase in a tweet that has a “#” prefix (the “#” is a “hash” symbol, hence the root of the name). A hashtag is an easy way for people to search tweets that have a similar topic, a similar interest or can be targeted towards a specific geographic area or audience. For example, if you search on #American Idol, you’ll get a list of tweets and fans related to that TV show.

 

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