Hashtags are a very convenient way of grouping posts using set keywords, they allow you to centralise posts in effect creating a library. You can create hashtags for personal and professional use, for family activities to business marketing.
Hashtags are great for centralising posts that belong to certain occations especially family activities for example;
a wedding, family and friends can use a hashtag to ensure all posts regarding the wedding can be captured and stored centrally for future viewing and sharing, hashtag example #billnbabswedding17
a birthday, sharing special occations with family and friends where all posts regarding the birthday will be stored within a certain hashtag i.e. #garycollinsbig50
a lifestory, recording events for your children throughout their lives, building a historical and memorable collection of posts. hasthag example #lifestoryrachelevens2010
a yogi/yogini, collecting and sharing your yoga journey with friends and family and even the international community can be rewarding, using hashtags to share your passion for yoga is inspirational, hashtag examples #yoga #yogaasana #asana #rachelsyogapath
The image gives good tips, hints and ideas on using hashtags.
Hashtags give businesses a great marketing tool spreading public awareness of services and/or products offered at a local, national and international level. There are many ways of using hashtags for example;
a local business, within your community using a hashtag of your town to start with followed by hashtags of inner communities and the product/service you are offering for example #londoncity #iluvmatcha #matcha4health
a photography business, using hashtags can make your job much easier and give you so much more potential marketing options (with permission from your clients), posting photographs of certain activities and tagging them with a central hashtag including personal ones for your clients will give free marketing coverage i.e. #tonysprophoto #billsnbabswedding17 #londoncityphotos
a yoga studio, a great opportunity to spread your studio interests through a variety of channels including marketing your products and services; classes, courses, conferences, workshops, shop and more. Even setting promotional events, challenges and competitions, hashtag examples; #yogiom #yogastudio #yogiomactivities #yogiomcompet
In summary there are many different ways of capturing posts from a variety of sources, it is up to you at what level you want to be involved i.e.personal or professional, at a local level, national or international. Remember hashtags are public and private so ensure you set your privacy settings before posting to ensure you want to keep them within your own group private, or open to the world, public.