Using Hashtags # on Facebook
Posted by Helen Tonetti
Did you know that your # on Facebook will now create a clickable link, and when you click the link you will see a live feed of people that have used that #.
It’s a brilliant way for people to find conversations that interest them, but as a marketer please bear in mind that posting loads of hashtags is likely to irritate your followers, as many are not overly happy about # moving into Facebook.
But they are a great way to extend your reach, by sharing the hastags on Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn.
They can be a great way to promote an event , a coupon or a contest too. Remember the # wont link to a page, but a feed, it’s just a way to create awareness.
Like all hashtags capital letters are not relent, it must all be one word (e.g. #facebookhashtag) and don’t stuff your posts with them, that’s just going to peeve people off.
Are you using them? And how?
- Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)
- Share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
- Click to email (Opens in new window)
- Click to print (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
About Helen TonettiInternet and Marketing fantatic. We help you develop and implement Social Media into your marketing activity. Done in stages we develop a clear strategy for you, build the accounts, add content and followers, before training your team to take over and manage the process. Marketing Director of Video Expression, we develop on-line marketing and sales video channels that get results.
Posted on July 29, 2013, in Social Media and interesting tools and tagged #, digital strategy, Helen Tonetti, how to use facebook hashtags, Social Media Reading, Social Media Training. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.