You can easily grow your Twitter or Instagram engagement by posting relevant content with hashtags for each day of the week. Here you’ll find a list of the most popular ones used on social media.
Hashtags in social media are great for joining in on conversations and exposing yourself to new audiences. Using trending hashtags on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram help you to appear in the search results of people looking through posts on that particular topic.
Usually you’d want to jump in on trending hashtags surrounding events and issues as they come up. But as a social media manager, you should be trying to save some time by scheduling posts in advance. That makes it hard to predict what hashtags are going to be trending in the future.
Luckily, the internet has developed some hashtags that tend to trend consistently for each day of the week, allowing you to jump in on these fun conversations and save time by scheduling them in advance. I usually use Hootsuite to save time by scheduling my social media in advance.
#MondayFunday – if you have an office, use this hashtag to show pics of your staff having fun at work
#MondayBlues – just the complete opposite, sympathize with people over how horrible Monday is
#MotivationMonday or #MondayMotivation – perfect for almost any industry, use this to share inspirational quotes to start the week off
#ManCrushMonday or #MCM – great for lighthearted and humorous brands, this hashtag is used with photos good-looking celebrities
#MusicMonday – if you’re in the entertainment industry, this is a great hashtag to introduce new artists or old favorites
#TransformationTuesday or #TT – this hashtag is accompanied with a split before and after photo, great for showing progress over time
#TipTuesday – great for any business, this is your chance to be the expert in your industry and share your knowledge and advice
#TravelTuesday – it may be a little limited for most companies, but if it relates to you, hashtag fun and exciting places to visit
#TuesdayTreat – use this to offer something special to your audience
#WayBackWednesday or #WBW – any company can use this hashtag to show old photos of their early years
#WisdomWednesday or #WednesdayWisdom – similar to Motivation Monday, use this to share words of wisdom
#WellnessWednesday – a little more restrictive to health and fitness brands, use this to share great foods or exercises
#WomanCrushWednesday or #WCW – the counterpart for Man Crush Monday, show those beautiful ladies you’re in love with
#HumpDay – we all know what this is. Use it to either complain about the difficulties of the week to empathize with your audience, or share something motivational to help people push through.
#ThrowBackThursday or #TBT – similar to Way Back Wednesday but more popular, share those old photos
#ThirstyThursday – talk about drinking, whether it’s healthy drinks or alcohol
#ThankfulThursday – good for reflecting on things to be thankful for
#Friday or #FridayNight – as we ease into the weekend, this hashtag can be used for asking about weekend plans or sharing them
#FridayFunday – similar to Monday Funday, show pics of your staff having fun, or it can be more open to sharing anything fun
#FollowFriday or #FF – use it to tag and highlight other people or brands worth following, it’s great for making connections
#FlashBackFriday or #FBF – similar to Throwback Thursday but not as popular, it follows the same theme of sharing old pics
#SocialSaturday – this is probably the most open hashtag of them all, use it to share anything that’s fun and amusing
#SaturdaySwag – perfect for clothing brands, but can be used for other products as well, show great lifestyle pics
#SaturdayNight – similar to Friday night, share or poll your ongoing weekend activities
#SelfieSunday or #SS – get personal with this hashtag by having you and your staff take selfies, or show pics of your office
#SundayFunday – same as Monday Funday, share what you’re up to on a Sunday afternoon, or suggest an activity for your audience.
Now that you have your week set, make sure you get all the holidays:
Using these hashtags will definitely help expose your small or growing business to new audiences on social media, but there are some rules to using these hashtags. Don’t try to stretch to write a hashtag that you clearly don’t belong in – stay relevant with your industry. You probably don’t want to use one every day either – 3-4 a week is enough, and never more than one “weekday” hashtag per day. These will help you save time by scheduling your posts in advance, but being active on social media and writing relevant posts on event trending hashtags is a must.
Want to know what hashtags will help boost your like on Instagram? Check out the Top Instagram Hashtags for Niche Photos
Are there any other popular weekly hashtags that should be included? Let me know!