Skip to Content

Simple Guide to Instagram Hashtags

What are hashtags and why should I use them?
The #, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords in a post. In other words, they organize and promote topics and can help you influence conversation and find a target audience.

Which #hashtags to use?
Ones that:

Find groups of hashtags by topic at:
www.tagsforlikes.com
www.topliketags.com

How many should I use?
You can use up to 30, but using too many appears spammy so stay between 2 and 5.

How to actually do it…
Method 1: Comment
Add descriptive hashtags in a comment after your post.
* For even more engagement, delete them and refresh with new hashtags after a few days.

Method 2: Contest
Select a single hashtag and encourage photo submissions.

Still not convinced?

  • Posts with hashtags generated 10% more likes than those without.
  • Instagram has recently passed Twitter as #2 social network, while generating 58x the engagement of Facebook and 120x the engagement of Twitter.

 

    Ads Blocker Image Powered by Code Help Pro

    Ads Blocker Detected!!!

    This site depends on revenue from ad impressions to survive. If you find this site valuable, please consider disabling your ad blocker.