In this episode, Jason and Bridget will rant about hashtags. Okay. You’re right. Bridget will rant and Jason will balance her out. But that’s why you watch the show, right?
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Bridget’s Videos on Hashtags
When we are self-taught, it’s easy to have gaps in our education. We see an influencer use a hashtag and copy them without really understanding the why. These videos should help.
- Hashtags Are For Search
- How to Effectively Use Hashtags
- Hashtags are Links
- How To Follow a Hashtag or Twitter Chat
Tool or Tip of the Week
This week’s Tool or Tip of the Week is brought to you by Keys to Being Social — The Book.
Bridget recommends Lumen 5’s Business Video Maker. This tool allows you to convert a blog post into a video and more. Their pricing starts at a free plan and goes up to enterprise level. You can even write a script. With a tool like this, there’s no reason why you can’t build up your YouTube channel.
You’ll have to watch the episode to see Jason’s recommendation.
00:01:52 What are hashtags
00:02:51 Twitter Chats using Hashtags
00:04:03 Hashtags are a filter
00:04:37 Hashtags as sarcasm
00:05:09 Hashtags are like search
00:06:20 Hashtags are links
00:06:26 Hashtags are not translated
00:07:33 Hashtags are not transferable between social networks when crossposted
00:08:12 Hashtags and TikTok
00:09:06 Nobody can own a hashtag
00:09:29 Be careful with hashtags
00:10:12 Hashtag Trends
00:12:02 This episode is worth $175 of my time
00:14:06 Hashtags are like Categories and Tags in WordPress
00:15:23 Question – Do you encourage people to follow your hashtags?
00:17:05 You don’t have to use all the hashtags
00:18:32 Hashtags are not a magic thing
00:19:12 Hashtags on Facebook
00:20:03 Organizing your hashtags for a tweet
00:21:01 Hashtags and accessibility
00:22:58 Hashtags and Instagram tip
00:25:44 More tricks on organizing a tweet with a call to action and hashtags
00:26:43 Capitalize hashtags for accessibility
00:28:04 Games using Hashtags
00:28:48 Off topic and silly
00:30:06 Hard returns in tweets
00:30:42 Hashtags help people participate
00:31:36 Phone vs computer and hashtags
00:33:06 Sometimes hashtags are a long game
00:33:43 Follow Bridget and her modeling
00:34:33 Number of hashtags in a post
00:35:15 Sometimes it’s better to reply than retweet
00:35:45 Use the native client for the social network at least once a day
00:36:13 Twitter Fleets
00:38:26 Bridget’s way works, try it for 2 weeks
00:39:14 Google Analytics and Twitter
00:40:28 Tool or Tip of the Week
00:41:37 Bridget’s Tool or Tip of the Week – Lumen5
00:48:34 Jason’s Tool or Tip of the Week – WAVE.video
00:50:17 Bonus tip – Using Canva to create video
00:53:25 Bonus Tip – Storyblocks with Canva
00:54:44 Reformating video using Canva
00:55:57 Building “Stories” in Canva
00:56:56 Bonus Bonus Tip – Video Leap