I signed up for a trial of Social Media University from Rachel Pederson. She walks you through the different steps she took to become a successful Social Media Manager. In the course she gives tips and strategies about social media managing as well as the different social media platforms. Naturally me learning about Instagram I watched that section first. It was pretty informative. The part that I was like…”What? How did I not know about this?” Was when she mentioned hashtags and brought up this crazy cool app I’d never heard of. It’s called Tag O’ Matic, a helpful hashtag app (you can find it in the App or Play store).

How It Works:

It really is super simple!

  • Download the app.
  • Connect it to your Instagram account.
    • After you’re connected here’s the page that comes up.
  • On the top it says “search related tags.” Type in your niche or the subject you’re posting about.
    • This is what comes up after you click search (I searched for “entrepreneur”). It’s a list of current, relevant, popular hashtags in each category.
    • You can select the hashtags you want by clicking the circles on the right.
    • On the bottom left you’ll notice a “3/30,” you’re allowed up to 30 hashtags per post (I recommend using about 20ish).
  • Again if you refer back to the photo you’ll see on the bottom it says “go to Instagram.”
    • When you click on that, you’ll get transferred to your Instagram account, the app will automatically copy your list of selected hashtags on to your clipboard.
    • Paste them as the first comment on your photo (or where ever you were planning on putting them).
  • You’re done.

It really is that easy, it’ been super helpful! No more looking up on google, no more manual hashtagging, just a sped up process for hashtagging!! πŸ™ŒπŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ™ŒπŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ™ŒπŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

I haven’t written a specific post on hashtags, (I probably should get on that) but I did write about them in this post here if you’re interested in learning more about hashtag strategy.

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