Trending your HashTag: How To

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Thanks you Forbes.com, of course you have a Geek that did a story on this for us to link to.  How to get your Hastag, that is #Hastag trending.  Just follow these steps for Twitter success.

HOW TO GET YOUR HASHTAG TRENDING DORK (FORBES.COM | John Rampton)

How To Get Your Hashtag Trending

Getting a hashtag to trend can be difficult to do. Most attempts to get a hashtag trending fail miserably. There are so many variables that go into what creates virality. Most importantly, it comes down to two major precepts: content and distribution. Aside from these most basic factors, there are a multitude of other factors that, if executed correctly, can substantially increase the chances of your hashtag trending. Here’s a brief rundown of 5 factors that can do just that.

CREATE A RELATABLE OR FUNNY TOPIC THAT EVERYONE CAN JOIN IN ON

Social media is all about creating a conversation that people are compelled to share. This goes back to the “content” portion of the two major precepts. By creating a hashtag that people want to talk about, you are encouraging an engaging social conversation. For example, a hashtag like #IhateMondaysBecause gives the audience a million and one potential responses like “football season hasn’t started” or “It’s not Sunday.” Creating this conversation is the beginning of the formula for creating a successful trend with your hashtag.

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TEAM UP WITH OTHER INFLUENCERS AND START THE CONVERSATION

Distribution is essential to the success of getting a hashtag to trend. This is definitely the harder part of the two major precepts. Many people possess the creativity to create content that is relatable and entertaining, but where most fall short is having thedistribution network to get the message out there

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