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HASHTAG misconception

Discussion in 'Instagram' started by petirthunder, Nov 6, 2015.

  1. petirthunder

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    CHOOSING THE RIGHT HASHTAG



    Instagram is a photo sharing platform, we have to use hash tag on every of our post so people would find our page by searching the tag.
    But, there was a common mistake that been done by a lot of people, probably most of the people.
    Normal people would assign un-related ?big? tag on their photos in hoping that they gain a lot of engagement, it?s true but they would only have fake accounts following that particular account.
    Because, normal human people won?t browse big tag like #followme #follow4follow #like4like only bot does that.
    Apparently there is no way to look at ?most searchable tag on Instagram? we could only find out what hash tag has been used the most which ends up all the hash tag that often been used is a spammy hash tag that we should avoid!

    Instead of posting big popular tag on your photos, pick your tag carefully. Tag that normal human people would search and browse
    You have to think carefully how a normal human would reach these photos by searching the tag

    For example:
    If you have a travel niche page, avoid posting a photo with tag like #beautiful #nature #landscape #travel #destination
    Instead post it with a tag that a normal people would search such as #beautifuldestination #wheretotravel #travelidea #bestplace #bestdestination #(specificcountryofdestination)

    By doing this, not only you could avoid fake account following you nor commenting spammy content to your page you could instead gained a real human engagement
    Hope it help
     
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    Eternal1912 Power Member

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    Thanks for the help :)
     
  3. Seowarlords

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    Good post! Thanks mate!
     
  4. Jaymien

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    Wouldn't this be a quite obvious thing if you.. let's say.. used Instagram for more than 10 minutes?

    Altough you never know with people haha.. also tags are kinda useless right now imho, if you're starting to zero, either you use smaller or big tags.. there's little gain.
     
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    Obvious to most but not all.

    I believe a lot of organic growth can occur when using the correct hastags.
     
  6. Jaymien

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    Yea but it also depends a lot on the niche.
     
  7. petirthunder

    petirthunder BANNED BANNED

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    yea tags are kinda useless, so IG might removing it soon as a features.
    Not everyone is having lot of knowledge like you do. My first 10 minutes on Instagram i couldn't even figure how to crop my profile picture into circle
     
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    Jaymien Regular Member

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    Hahaha well that's the hardest part :p
     
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    Doesn't that happen automatically??
     
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    thats what i meant... i dont even know its automatic
     
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  11. Jaymien

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    waddusay ?? I had to use scissor to crop the phone.. obviously
     
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    I'm an avid IG user but never really do searches with #s. I directly search for the person's name.
    So whenever am uploading or building accounts I go "I still don't know wtf this is for".
    But yes,I experimented with different sets of tags and found the most engagement with carefully researched niche-specific tags. Used Iconosquare for it.
     
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    Golden rule. I always get a lot of likes on my related hashtags and the others are saying that I'm buying likes. The fact is that if you carefully choose the right hashtags and instead following people randomly you target them with likes and comments you'll get only real interested followers that will create you a good engagement.
     
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    This looks like longtail keywords vs generic ones. Longtails could be more profitable.
    Nice idea
     
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    noooooo, the right way of using hashtags is : #i #am #out #of #school #firiends #love #instafriends #afterparty #i #am #a #vegan
     
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