Hashtags in LinkedIn – A #KonvoConnect Recap

Hashtags in LinkedIn – A #KonvoConnect Recap

by Dr Khushbu Pandya August 01, 2018

Hashtags are an essential ingredient to the social posting recipe. Up until recently, hashtags were frowned upon when used on LinkedIn because they were a telltale sign of cross-posting content from Twitter.

Since LinkedIn is hell-bent on becoming the premier social network for professionals and the LinkedIn database has become enormous, they realized the need to better categorize, organize and filter content. Hashtags are an easy way to do just that.

Hashtags allow LinkedIn to “listen” to topics that matter most to their users, and in turn, create a better user experience for members.

So this week on #KonvoConnect we thought about talking about ‘HASHTAGS IN LINKEDIN‘ in detail.

You may also like reading our blog on Marketing through Hashtags.

Catch our weekly Twitter Chat, #Konvoconnect, every Friday at 9PM IST for healthy discussions and insights on incredible Social Media topics and meet several social media enthusiasts.

Q1: Have you been using hashtags in LinkedIn?

Top Tweets:

  • Yes, I use on anytime I am promoting my company and what we do in an effort to gain new business or at least exposure of our business. I have gained a bit of attention from prospective clients and am also slowly making a name for myself in our industry. 
  • Yes. I’ve experimented with on but they haven’t won me a any major traction. 
    •  Oh. Have you checked out the latest update of
    • Yes. I have. Yet to see what major positive results it would show. Will be sure to share as and when I do find out! 
  • I have started using the hashtags on , very recently. 
  • Yup, started adding hashtags to each posts. 
  • Yes. 

Q2: How much beneficial it is to discover hashtags in LinkedIn?

Top Tweets:

  • Quite useful to be honest. It sets the context right 🙂 
  • It will not work better because very few direct consumers search projects on  
  • I use searching frequently when looking for prospects. My company has a very unique set if job roles that we work with, so it makes finding potential clients fairly easy. 

Q3: Do adding hashtags in LinkedIn posts help?

Top Tweets:

  • I’ve been following certain hashtags but don’t know how useful it is. Would want to know from other if they can share or enhance my experience. 
  • Definitely. I often am looking for someone in such as or and those abound. 
  • yes. Because of it feature – follow hashtags and this section is visible in one’s profile. It helps in conversations and connection. Means a lot right? 
  • Hashtags in LinkedIn can get one connected to the community. One can find some related answers or solutions within the hashtag. 

Q4: How important it is to incoporate LinkedIn hashtags into overall Social Media Strategy?


Top Tweets:

Q5: Share you top 5 hashtags that you use each time.

Top Tweets:

Hope this blog your useful. See you this friday at Konvoconnect!


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