The Five Star 5 – Hashtags Are Super-Cool

Hashtag Notification Concept

I love hashtags, especially on Twitter!

I use them to:

  • research topics of interest
  • find interesting people who are researching the same things as me
  • respond to questions that people are asking on Twitter & TV (have you seen Jimmy Fallon’s hashtag of the week question?)
  • connect with people locally (I use hashtags to help attract new followers from my geographic region)

But the most fun I had recently, was following a local social media conference via their conference hashtag.

I went to the conference “Friday Night Mixer” but was unable to attend the main conference the following day. Although I was disappointed, I knew that most of the participants were active on Twitter. I looked forward to connecting with people based on their tweets from the break out sessions.

I was BLOWN away!

I made over 75 new connection in 8 hours! Most of them followed back, and I had a blast responding and joining the conversations with those who were tweeting throughout the day.

Still not convinced that hash tags give value?

Time to join the party cause the party is going on without you 🙂

 

 

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About Tim Mushey

Dynamic and energized sales rep, mentor and leader since 1999. This blog will be about sales, social networking, personal branding, leadership, music and having some laughs! Don’t be surprised if I mix it up on occasion, and talk about something totally different! I thrive on being part of successful, forward thinking teams. I am ready to go from the moment my feet hit the floor each morning, with the expectation that new adventures will be coming my way. It is rare that there isn't a smile on my face, as I take it all in, and have some fun along the way!

Posted on April 23, 2014, in Social Media and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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