Hashtag Marketing: These Are the 245 Hashtags You Need to Be Great

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245 hashtags for bloggers and marketers Do you speak hashtag? In the play “We Will Rock You,” hashtags were heavily criticized. Yet, hashtag marketing is an effective strategy to adopt if you want to be a successful social media marketer. This post offers advantages of using hashtags as well as hashtags to help you get your content found at Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. Now that Google+ is folding, you need social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn more than ever before. Social media sites have great power. They have the power to bring your blog exposure, visitors, and possibly new followers and customers. In other words, social media translates into growth. However, if you’re going to use social media for blog promotion, you have to speak in social media jargon. Social media jargon is called “hashtag.” Do you speak hashtag? After this post, you will. In this article you’ll discover these answers:
  • What are the advantages of using hashtags?
  • Which popular hashtags exist for all niches?
  • Are there free hashtag tools?
  • Which hashtag strategies are the most effective?

What is a Hashtag?

A hashtag is word or phrase preceded by a pound sign (#) and used to identify content on a specific topic.

What is Hashtag Marketing?

Have you ever used hashtags to accompany your content on social media sites? Hashtag marketing varies slightly. Instead of randomly sticking hashtags into your content, hashtag marketing is more calculated, more strategic. This post will explain how to use Twitter hashtags, Instagram hashtags, and even LinkedIn hashtags. The list will begin with the hashtags of my niche since many people who read this blog are in my niche. The article will end with hashtags that can help everyone and then offer tools for finding even more.

Why Do People Use Hashtags?

  • Hashtags help you find other people in your niche.
  • You can use Twitter and Instagram, sites that commonly use hashtags, to research for your blog posts. Even LinkedIn has started using hashtags
  • You can brand your content using hashtags. It’s okay to invent hashtags for yourself or your content. For example, Calvin Klein used #myCalvins in one of their campaigns.
  • According to Twitter expert, Lisa Sicard, Twitter’s concern over bots repeating the same message is alleviated. By using different hashtags, you’re changing your message.
  • When you use hashtags, people interested in your content can find you. Therefore, using hashtags at social media sites increases your chances for website traffic.
  • Also, using hashtags can even help you make sales. People looking to make purchases can find your content easier. Monetizing Instagram and Twitter is easier if you use hashtags.
  • Since many hashtag tools offer analytics, it’s easy to track the effectiveness of the hashtags you use.

Update:

I found out after publishing this post the following hashtag marketing strategy: Avoid one-word hashtags. They will get lost on social media. Two-word hashtags or hashtags with more than two words are effective when generating interest in your content. There are many hashtags with two words or more on the following lists:

Hashtag Marketing for Bloggers and Entrepreneurs

  1. #savvybusinessowner
  2. #marketingstrategy
  3. #entrepreneurmindset
  4. #billionairelifestyle
  5. #marketingtips
  6. #leads
  7. #marketingonline
  8. #getstarted
  9. #businesscoach
  10. #trustyourself
  11. #socialmediatips
  12. #mycreativebiz
  13. #millionairelifestyle
  14. #kickstart
  15. #smallbusinessowner
  16. #femaleentrepreneur
  17. #empowered
  18. #bosschick
  19. #entrepreneurlifestyle
  20. #millionairemindset
  21. #influence
  22. #onlinemarketing
  23. #makingmoney
  24. #digitalmarketing
  25. #seo
  26. #ladyboss
  27. #startups
  28. #startuplife
  29. #smallbiz
  30. #Bloggers
  31. #Blogging
  32. #BloggersLife
  33. #BloggersOfInstagram
  34. #BloggersGetSocial
  35. #BloggersWanted
  36. #BloggingTips
  37. #BloggingCommunity
  38. #BloggersPain
  39. #BloggersStyle
  40. #BloggersOfIG
  41. #BloggersMeet
  42. #BloggersWorld
  43. #BloggersBlast
  44. #Ontheblogtoday
  45. #Blogginggalls
  46. #Blogosphere
  47. #Blogger
  48. #Bloggersofinstagram
  49. #Bloggersgetsocial
  50. #Happyblog
  51. #Theblogissue
  52. #Blog
  53. #Blogpost
  54. #Bloggerlife
  55. #Bloggergirl
  56. #Bloggeruk
  57. #Blogged
  58. #Bloggerin
  59. #Livethestory
  60. #Bloggerstyle
  61. #Problogging
  62. #blogpromotion
  63. #Thegirlgang
  64. #Theeverygirl
  65. #Tcctribe
  66. #Girlboss
  67. #Blogbossbabe
  68. #Blogbabe

    Monday Hashtags

  69. #MotivationMonday
  70. #MotivationalMonday
  71. #MagicMonday
  72. #MondayMorning
  73. #MusicMonday
  74. #MeatfreeMonday
  75. #MarketingMonday
  76. #MondayBlues
  77. #MondayMemories
  78. #ManicureMonday
  79. #MindfulMonday
  80. #MindfulnessMonday
  81. #MindfulMondayMantra
  82. #MaxoutMonday
  83. #MondayRun
  84. #MixedGreenMondays
  85. #MondayOutfit

    Tuesday Hashtags

  86. #TuesdayTransformation
  87. #TransformationTuesday
  88. #TravelTuesday
  89. #TuesdayFeels
  90. #TipTuesday
  91. #TuesdayTreat
  92. #TrendyTuesday
  93. #TechTuesday
  94. #TopicTuesday
  95. #TuesdayTrivia
  96. #TuesdayTunes
  97. #TuesdayTraining
  98. #TuesdayTasting
  99. #TuesdayShoesday

    Wednesday Hashtags

  100. #WCW
  101. #WednesdayWisdom
  102. #WellnessWednesday
  103. #WaybackWednesday
  104. #WildlifeWednesday
  105. #WisdomWednesday
  106. #WorkoutWednesday
  107. #HumpDay

    Thursday Hashtags

  108. #ThrowbackThursday
  109. #tbt
  110. #ThankfulThursday
  111. #ThursdayThrowdown
  112. #ThursdayThought
  113. #ThursdayThoughts

    Friday Hashtags

  114. #FridayEve
  115. #FollowFriday
  116. #FridayFeels
  117. #FridayFeeling
  118. #FridayFun
  119. #FunFriday
  120. #Fridaynight
  121. #FridayFlow
  122. #FearlessFriday
  123. #FlashbackFriday
  124. #FeelGoodFriday
  125. #FeatureFriday
  126. #FashionFriday
  127. #FoodieFriday
  128. #FunnyFriday
  129. #FitnessFriday

    Saturday Hashtags

  130. #SocialSaturday
  131. #SaturdaySwag
  132. #SaturdayNight
  133. #SaturdayMorning
  134. #ShoutoutSaturday
  135. #SmallBusinessSaturday
  136. #SalesSaturday
  137. #SaturdayStyle
  138. #SaturdaySweat
  139. #SaturdaySweets
  140. #SaturdaySpecial
  141. #SaturdaySale

    Sunday Hashtags

  142. #SundayFun
  143. #SundaySchool
  144. #SundayNights
  145. #SundayFunday
  146. #SundayFunday
  147. #SundayRead
  148. #StartupSunday
  149. #SpotlightSunday
  150. #WeekendVibes
  151. #SundaySweets
  152. #SundaySweat
  153. #SundaySpecial
  154. #SundaySale

    Generic Hashtags:

    If you are looking to focus on the most popular hashtags on Instagram, here are the Top 20 hashtags according to Webstagram:
  155. #love
  156. #ICYMI (Means: in case you missed it)
  157. #FBF on Friday (Means: flashback Friday)
  158. #instagood
  159. #me
  160. #tbt
  161. #cute
  162. #follow
  163. #followme
  164. #photooftheday
  165. #happy
  166. #tagforlikes
  167. #beautiful
  168. #self
  169. #girl
  170. #picoftheday
  171. #like4like
  172. #smile
  173. #friends
  174. #fun
  175. #like
  176. #fashion

    Technology Hashtags

  177. #apps
  178. #Technology
  179. #AppsAndroid
  180. #TechnologyRocks
  181. #AppsiPhone
  182. #TechnologyTheseDays
  183. #TechnologyNews
  184. #TechnologyIsAwesome
  185. #TechnologyProblems
  186. #TechnologySolutions

    Marketing Hashtags

  187. #AffiliateMarketing
  188. #Marketing
  189. #MarketingTips
  190. #MarketingStrategy
  191. #MarketingOnline
  192. #MarketingDigital
  193. #Marketers
  194. #MarketingCoach
  195. #MarketingLife
  196. #MarketingTools
  197. #MarketingGuru
  198. #MarketingIdeas
  199. #MarketingTip
  200. #MarketingStrategies
  201. #MarketingExpert
  202. #MarketingAdvice
  203. #MakeMoneyOnline

    Hashtags Related to Making Money

  204. #WAHM
  205. #WorkFromHome
  206. #MakeMoneyfromHome
  207. #MakeMoney
  208. #MakeMoneyOnline
  209. #MakeMoneyOnlineDaily
  210. #MakeMoneyOnlineNow
  211. #MakeMoneyFromHome
  212. #MakeMoneyOnlineFast
  213. #MakeMoneyOnlineFree
  214. #MakeMoneyOnlineEasy
  215. #MakeMoneyOnlineSites
  216. #MakeMoneyOnlineforFree
  217. #MakeMoneyOnlineToday
  218. #MakeMoneyOnlineatHome
  219. #SEO
  220. #SEOProblems
  221. #SearchEngineMarketing
  222. #SearchEngineOptimization
  223. #SEM
  224. #Google

    Social Media Hashtags

  225. #socialmediatips
  226. #SMM
  227. #SocialMediaTip
  228. #SocialMediaManager
  229. #SocialMediaStrategy
  230. #FacebookMarketing
  231. #FacebookGroups
  232. #socialmedia
  233. #SocialMediaMarketing

    Hashtags for Writers 

  234. #Writing
  235. #WritingLife
  236. #Writers
  237. #WritersCommunity
  238. #WritersLife
  239. #content
  240. #Writingcommunity
  241. #ContentCreator
  242. #WritersBlock
  243. #WritingChallenge
  244. #writingtips
  245. #WritingHelp

Hashtag Marketing Tools

Free tools to help you find more hashtags:

Hashtagify will let you know about popular hashtags related to your content. TagDef will be helpful if you don’t know what some of these hashtags mean. The site gives you hashtag definitions, hence the name “TagDef.” RiteTag is a browser extension. The tool suggests hashtags for your content. Buffer recommends Twitter hashtags. In a recent interview about the best social media apps, many marketers recommended Buffer. The Preview app recommends and stores your most-used Instagram hashtags. Many free tools to help you on Instagram are available. Even more free social media tools exist to help you succeed on both Instagram and Twitter.

Hashtag Strategies

How to Use Hashtags on Twitter

Put your hashtag in your bio. I put two hashtags that would identify my content in my Twitter bio, #blogging and #socialmedia. Where should you put your Twitter hashtags? In your tweets and in your Twitter bio. How many hashtags should you use in each tweet? If you use more than two or three, you’ll look spammy.

Instagram Hashtag Strategies:

Instagram: Instagram allows up to 30 hashtags in each post. Where should you put your hashtags on Instagram? Put them in your posts and your Instagram bio.

Expert Hashtag Marketing Strategies:

Some articles encourage you to use the most popular hashtags. Clearly, you’ll get exposure to more people if you do. However, the more popular the hashtag, the more crowded the niche. Other writers advise sticking to under 1 million or even 500,000. When you go to Instagram and research the hashtag in the search bar, you’ll see the number of posts containing that hashtag and learn its popularity. Strategy 1: Blogger Faizan offers hashtag hacks:

“Instagram works upon hashtag use. Hashtags work on Instagram just like keywords work on Google. The more relevant hashtags you use, the more reach your content will get.”

Strategy 2:  I save hashtags successful bloggers and marketers in my niche use on Instagram. When my content is relevant to those hashtags, I use them. I save them in the Pages app. That way, I can access them anywhere from the Cloud. This strategy is effective in avoiding Instagram penalties. If Instagram thinks I’m using the same hashtags with each post, I can be banned. Strategy 3: Source: Andrew Macarthy: Use hashtags with a Low, Medium, and a High amount of popularity. Low: 1,000 to 10,000 posts exist with the hashtag. Medium: 20,000 to 100,000 posts exist with the hashtag. High: More than 1 million posts exist with the hashtag. Strategy 4: Others say 5 hashtags are good to use so your Instagram captions don’t look cluttered. Reminder: Make sure the hashtags you use match the content.

Hashtag Marketing on LinkedIn:

LinkedIn not only uses hashtags, a recent development, but LinkedIn actually suggests the hashtags that match your content for you! Hashtag Marketing: 245 hashtags for bloggers and marketers After making a LinkedIn post, related hashtags appear. Just click on them and they’ll appear with your content making you easier to find for people interested in your content.

Wrapping Up: Hashtag Marketing Tips

Takeaways: Why are hashtags important for social media campaigns?

  • Hashtags allow you to find like-minded content creators.
  • Hashtags enable like-minded content creators to find you.
  • Thanks to hashtags, people interested in your content can find your content.
  • If you’re looking to monetize Instagram or other social media sites, if you use hashtags, brands can find you.
As a result, hashtag marketing can grow your online communities, website traffic, social media following, and income. Readers, please share so other content creators know why hashtags matter, the importance of hashtags for business, this list of popular hashtags, and strategies for using hashtags on Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Sources:

DrumUp.io ThriveHive.com

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  1. Anindya Rakshit at 2:26 am

    This is super helpful Janice. We all know about hashtags, but many of us are unsure how to effectively use them for a wider reach for our blog posts. Your guide and exhaustive list will help all of us a lot. Thanks.

    • Janice Wald at 9:05 pm

      Hi Anindya,
      Thank you so much for the kind words and articulate comments. I’m glad you agree. The extensive list WILL help people make a wider reach, yes. I’ve found since I started using the “day” hashtags, my Twitter follower count has risen for example. Thanks for writing.
      Janice

  2. Faizan Ali at 10:34 am

    Firstly, I’m very thankful Janice that you have include my views,

    This is such an in depth posts about using hashtags.

    Janice, I want to share little more that what I’ve experienced about using hashtags on different social media is that you can’t go with the same mentality on every platform.

    I mean if you are on Instagram you should use around 10-15 hashtags but on Pinterest if you go with the same number then you may not get the same kind of engagement for your content.

    Liked this post going to share it.

    Thanks

    • Janice Wald at 9:09 pm

      Hi Faizan,
      Thank you for your comments, your inspiration, and sharing my post.
      I agree. Instagram allows 30 but if you go with that many on Twitter you’ll look spammy. Thanks for continuing the discussion about hashtag practice.
      Janice

    • Janice Wald at 9:12 pm

      Hi Nicole,
      It sounds like you heard Google+ is closing and want to know what to do with your followers. Am I right? I agree. I’d ask them… I can’t think of any other way.
      Janice

  3. Ryan Biddulph at 3:01 pm

    Nice list Janice. I have seen the power of hashtag marketing at play on IG and Twitter especially. My IG views aka likes and comments jumped when I did some tagging. People search according to hashtags on that network, big time.

    • Janice Wald at 9:14 pm

      Hi Ryan,
      Since publishing my hashtag post I discovered a new hashtag tool, All Hashtags. Now I’ll have even more hashtags to choose from!
      People have written me on Instagram and told me they found me through hashtags. Good thing I used them!
      Thanks for writing.
      Janice

  4. Thabo at 3:59 pm

    Hi Janice,
    another awesome and helpful post. Thanks for sharing. I especially liked the hashtags for each day of the week. I haven’t thought of that.This will really help me expand my use of hashtags. Thanks for sharing.

    • Janice Wald at 9:16 pm

      Hi Thabo,
      I’m so glad you found my hashtag post helpful. I’m hoping with 245 hashtags to choose from, everyone will be able to expand their use of hashtags. Thanks for writing.
      Janice

    • Janice Wald at 9:18 pm

      Hi BrainPundits,

      Thanks for your kind words. I appreciate you calling my post “amazing.”
      Yes, many of the hashtags I recommended are relevant to marketing and small businesses. I’m glad you feel my hashtag list will help them.
      Janice

  5. Lisa P. Sicard at 10:43 am

    Hi Janice, I love your hashtag lists, thank you. I love the ides you have for Instagram with them. I’ve been experimenting there more lately. You are so right about Twitter, 3 is the most I’d every use there!
    I wonder why some use hashtags on Facebook, do you ever seem them there or even recommend them there?
    Thank you for the mention here Janice 🙂 Have a great day.

    • Janice Wald at 9:20 pm

      Hi Lisa,
      It was my pleasure to mention you. Thank you for the inspiration.
      Regarding hashtags on Facebook: I’ve read we shouldn’t use them. They actually turn people off. If/when I use them, it’s on my business page. That way, all my bases are covered. However, I don’t use them in my posts on my wall or in groups. Again, I heard hashtags are a turn off on Facebook, so I don’t. Thanks for commenting.
      Janice

    • Janice Wald at 12:50 pm

      Hi Gaurav,
      Since I published the hashtag list, I’ve started referencing it daily. My Twitter following has grown as a result. I didn’t realize what a great resource it would be for me. It should be for others as well if they bookmark the post. Thanks for commenting.
      Janice

  6. Moss Clement at 1:12 am

    Hi Janice,

    This is a super blog post, and in fact, I will call it an ultimate guide to hashtag. You brought to light every thing we need to know about hashtags. From what it is to how to use it, and why is good for your business. I have learnt a lot here. We never stop learning!

    Thank you, Janice. You did incredibly well.

    • Janice Wald at 12:55 pm

      Hi Moss,
      I genuinely appreciate your kind praise. I also truly appreciate your calling my resource a “guide.” The list has helped me as well have a daily reference handy. I tried responding to you last week but I had computer problems. I do appreciate your comments.
      Janice

  7. Rahul at 2:17 am

    Hey Janice, I was using tool called hashtagify.me but you make my work very simple by providing such a great hashtag list. It’s really helpful.

    Thanks

  8. Zar Santos at 12:57 am

    Hashtags are now a big help for businesses. Aside from being “in” the game, businesses become more and more accessible because of hashtags. Thanks for giving these examples!

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