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#Hashtags: The Gateway to Twitter Connections

The dictionary defines a hashtag as a word or phrase preceded by a hash or pound sign (#) and used to identify messages on a specific topic. But it is so much more than that. Hashtags are your gateway to connecting with people on Twitter to expand your digital reach and influence. Here’s everything you need to know about hashtags:

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Megan Blusys is the Communications and Media Coordinator for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is a marketing and communications expert with a strong background in branding, writing and graphic design.  |   @meganblusys

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    1. It’s best to keep them pretty short (under 11 characters). If your hashtag is longer, use capital letters to make it more readable (ex: #MondayMotivation vs #mondaymotivation).