Join Bobby Owsinski for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding the correct keywords to use as hashtags, part of Twitter for Musicians and Bands.
Now that you know what a hashtag…is, you're probably wondering how to select them.…Here's how to do it.…Looking back at the first tweet above where…both merch and bands appear in the tweet.…First I research the potential keywords to see what…kind of activity each word had by going to search.twitter.com.…On the side, I did a search for hashtag Merch and determined…that there was a sizable enough result that it was worth using.…If the search had brought…up less than ten results, I would have tried a different word instead.…Since it brought up a few pages of results,…I knew that the hashtag was something that was…searched for often, reached my target audience, and was,…therefore, a good candidate to use in the tweet.…
One of the other things that comes from…a hashtag search is ideas for other hashtags.…In this case, the number of candidates came up when I tried an alternate.…#merchandise which brought up alternatives…like #band shirt, #apparel, #T-shirts, #clothing, and #fashion.…There are a number of sites where you can…
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- Filling out your Twitter profile
- Crafting a promotional tweet
- Using the correct keywords as hashtags
- Sharing photos, songs, and videos
- Scheduling tweets
- Using Chirpify for sales
- Measuring Twitter performance