We thought you might enjoy and find helpful our intern D’Asia’s video “Promoting your Video Using Hashtags.”  This is one of the many projects our interns work on in our Grow Your Business Cleveland video series. D’Asia would appreciate your feedback. Enjoy!

[Video Transcript]

A great way to draw an audience to your video is by promoting it in your social media posts and using hashtags. Hashtags? Yes hashtags. Including hashtags in your posts can really extend your reach and get you in front of the right crowd. The trick is using them so they work for you!

So here are 6 tips for using effective hashtags!

Tip #1
Think of your hashtag as a search term your audience might use to find what they are looking for.

Tip #2
Use relevant hashtags to reach an audience that would actually be interested in your video.

Tip #3
Think outside of the box – Watch your video and listen for valuable keywords you might not have considered.

Tip #4
Look for trending topics and hashtags  – if the content in your video is relevant -hashtag it!

Tip #5
Remember, you can post more than one time so test the waters with different hashtags!

Finally, Tip #6
There are plenty of sites where you can research the perfect hashtags for your video- we’ve listed a few in the post below as well as other resources on hashtags

We hope you found this video valuable!

If you have any questions or tips, leave them in the comments below!