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Top Twitter #Hashtags to make your social media marketing an engaging part of your content marketing

24th September 2015

Twitter and Facebook are the King and Queen of social media marketing platforms and Twitter hashtags are the easiest way to communicate openly on your social network with your followers. With 20 million users joining the social network every month, most businesses know they should use Twitter as part of their content marketing strategy to engage with their current and potential customers, but not all know how to use social media marketing effectively.

Hashtag phrases allow followers on Twitter to follow and engage in a trending topic but businesses can also get in on the action and increase their brand awareness. Twitter hashtags require the publisher to enter the # before a keyword which enters it into a global ‘conversation’ on the topic. Twitter followers can search a #hashtag and see all posts included in the conversation, this is a great way to get new leads from untapped customers. As a bonus, some Twitter #hashtag phrases will get  a re-tweet if they post on designated days and times.

If you only have limited resources for social media marketing, using Twitter hashtags in your content is a good way to engage on the right topics and get your message to the right audiences. Below we have pulled together the most useful hashtags on the North East market – and when to use them!

#Hashtag

Day/Time slot

Repeated

#UKBizLunch

Mon 12noon to 1pm

Week days 12noon to 1pm

#Derwentsidehour

Mon 3 to 4pm

#DarloBiz

Mon 7 to 8pm

#WineOClock

Mon 7 to 9pm

Thurs & Fri 6 to 7pm

#Northeasthour

Mon 8 to 9pm

Tues 2 to 3pm

#ChristmasGiftsHour

Mon 8 to 9pm (seasonal)

#UKMarketinghour

Tues 7 to 8pm

#SmallBizHour

Tues 9 to 10pm

#codurhamhour

Weds 2 to 3pm

Sunday 8 to 9pm

#gatesheadhour

Weds 2 to 3pm

Fri 11 to 12pm

#newcastlehour

Weds 2 to 3pm

Fri 11 to 12pm

#durhamhour

Weds 2 to 3pm

Fri 11 to 12pm

#shieldshour

Weds 2 to 3pm

Fri 11 to 12pm

#tynemouthhour

Weds 2 to 3pm

Fri 11 to 12pm

#teesidehour

Weds 2 to 3pm

Fri 11 to 12pm

#Middlesborough

Weds 2 to 3pm

Fri 11 to 12pm

#HartlepoolHour

Weds 7 to 8pm

Sunday 6 to 7pm

#YorkshireHour

Weds 8 to 9 p.m.

#NorthWestHour

Weds 8 to 9 p.m.

Fri 9 to 10pm

#BuyBritishBrands

Wed 8.30 to 9.30pm 

#EventHour

Weds 9 to 10pm

#WeddingHour

Wed 9 to 10pm

#NEFollowers

Thurs 2 to 3 p.m.

#AycliffeHour

Thurs 3 to 4 p.m.

#Sunderlandhour

Thurs 8 to 9 p.m.

#UKStartUpHour

Thurs 8 to 9pm

#MumPrenuerHour

Thurs 9 to 10pm

#tweetnorthumberland

Fri 11am to 12pm

#RetailHourTime

Fri 8 to 9pm

#WeekendHour

Sat 11 to 12noon

Sun 11 to 12noon

#CraftHour

Sun 7 to 9pm

#SBS

Sunday 5-7.30pm  (Tweet a short bio of your business to @TheoPaphitis with #SBS and he will RT his favourite 6)

Need help putting together a winning social media marketing content strategy? Glow Creative have a great team of experts on putting together attractive content plans, writing engaging content and managing multiple social media platforms. Visit the website to see customers they have worked with and get involved.

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