‘#Hashtagging’ is a fantastic way to network and connect with other businesses on social media. Hashtagging allows users to filter out specific tweets; and allows a company to directly target its niche demographic.
We’ve compiled a list of popular #hashtags that are sure to help you and your business out.
#BoroHour – Wednesday 2-3pm + Friday 11am-noon
#CarlisleHour – Wednesday 2-3pm + Friday 11am-noon
#CoDurhamHour – Wednesday 2-3pm + Sunday 8-9pm
#ClevelandHour – Friday 10-11am
#DarloBizHour – Monday 7-8pm
#GatesheadHour – Wednesday 2-3pm + Friday 11am-noon
#NEGrads – Wednesday 5-6pm
#NewcastleHour – Wednesday 2-3pm + Friday 11am-noon
#NorthEastHour – Monday 8-9pm + Tuesday 2-3pm
#NorthEastWomensHour – Tuesday 3-4pm
#ShieldsHour – Wednesday 2-3pm + Friday 11am-noon
#SunderlandHour – Thursday 8-9pm
#TeesideHour – Wednesday 2-3pm + Friday 11am-noon
#TeesTime – Thursday 2-3pm
#TynemouthHour – Wednesday 2-3pm + Friday 11am-noon
#YorkBizHour – Wednesday 8-9pm + Friday 11am-noon
#YorkHour – Thursday 8-9pm
#YorkshireHour – Wednesday 8-9pm
#TNEHUB – The North East HUB
#B2Bhour – Everyday 3-4pm – general networking event
#Bizitalk – Started by the account @Bizitalk, this hashtag is used by small businesses as a way of networking and connecting with one another
#BuyBritishBrands – Wednesday 8.30-9.30pm
#ConnectFriday – Friday 10-11am – networking for ‘green’ businesses
#EcoHour – Friday noon-1pm – eco friendly talk
#EnglandHour – Sunday 9-10pm – networking hour for English businesses
#FlutterBiz – Wednesday 6-7pm – twitter networking within the UK
#HRHour – Wednesday 11am-noon – HR networking hour
#MondayMadness – Monday 8.30-9.30pm – general UK business
#SmallBizHour – Tuesday 9-10pm – networking for small UK businesses
#SpeedNetworking – Saturday 6-7pm – networking for UK businesses
#UKBizLunch – Everyday 12-1pm – lunchtime networking
#WineOclock – Everyday Monday – Friday 6-7pm – networking hour for businesswomen
#WomanInBiz – Everyday Monday – Friday 6-7pm; and Sunday 8-9pm – networking hours for businesswomen
#FollowFriday/ #FF – all day every Friday- you’ve probably seen this around twitter before! Use the #FF hashtag to suggest users for your followers to follow – this international hashtag is one of twitter’s most popular hashtags and is a great way to network and connect with new people
#WellConnected – this is a general #hashtag used by businesses
Competitions to look out for:
#SBS – Sunday 5-7.30pm.
This is a small business competition ran by @TheoPaphitis. Simply send him tweets about your company during the competition hours. Every time he will pick 6 to RT and feature them on his website- www.theopaphitis.com.
#MOM (Men on Monday) + #WOW (Women on Wednesday) – Monday and Wednesday 1-3pm.
@Jacqueline_Gold runs this competition. Send her a tweet about your company and she will pick 3 tweets to RT.
If you think we’ve missed any hashtags, please send us over a quick email so we can add to our list.