WHEN & HOW TO USE HASHTAGS
The ideal frequency of using hashtags is as often as possible.If you want your target audience to see your posts you need to uses hashtags to help them discover your content. Avoiding them will only make you go unnoticed with so many active users online.
There are a couple of ways to incorporate hashtags into your posts, you can either use hashtags in the caption of your post or add them to the end all together.
The best practice is to be discreet. When incorporating them into the text, use only one or two and if you want to include more add them to the end of your post.
CHECK BEFORE USING
Checking the tags you want to use before posting will save you a lot of trouble.
Communities that have little to do with the segment you want to reach, may already be using one of your hashtags. By doing a little research before posting will ensure that you are making your posts seen by the right people.
It’s also important to check how many people follow a certain hashtag. When many users use the same hashtag, it becomes very active. As a result, new content replaces yours at a rapid pace. It’s much more important to aim your post at the people who you want to see it.
Hashtags have become a must have when using social media. Keeping updated on hashtaging trends will make a big difference when competing with other users.
Following these tips, as well as some other Instagram tips posted previously, will surely give you the results you desire.