Do you # or do you @?
If you are confused about the when’s and where’s of using these then you are certainly not alone. I will try and shed some light on Hashtags Versus Mentions.
@invisage – @mentions are for talking to someone. These show up in your timeline, your followers see them, and they show up in your recipients @ mentions in-box, and people can search twitter for these.
To view tweets where people have mentioned you: login to twitter, click ‘home’ and then click ‘@mentions.’
Or go to search.twitter.com and search for @yourusername.
You want to thank a customer: @invisage thanks for your support.
You want to ask a question: @invisage are your event apps the best?
You want to send a shout out: Shout out to @invisage your event tech products are awesome!
You want to recommend something: @invisage really did a great job on my conference website!
You want to mention people, and you want them to get it in their @ inbox: @invisage and @eventapps did a great job.
#invisage – #hashtags are for talking about something. These show up in your timeline, your followers see them, and people can search twitter for these.
To view hashtags of people talking about you or your industry, go to search.twitter.com and search #yourusername or #yourindustry.
You are at a conference: #sampleevent there will be a meet-up @docklands in Melbourne at 8pm on 08/09.
Another conference idea: Have conference attendees use a special conference hashtag, such as #sampleevent, to comment or ask questions.
You want to talk about a company: #invisage has just launched a new website!
You want to make up your own topic: If you want to follow my ideas, follow the hashtag #invisage
I hope this helps.