Twitter Events

There’s a surprising amount of tricks to get a hashtag trending on Twitter! The following are tips that we have collected to help:

  • Don’t use the hashtag before the event
    • Twitter favors a fast rise of a topic
  • Use a new hashtag every event
  • Include only one hashtag in your tweet (the one for the event)
    • Using older hashtags can result in Twitter pushing down the topic
  • Schedule some tweets ahead of time (How to Schedule Tweets)
  • Retweets and new tweets are better than QRTs, but the key is a lot of tweets!
  • Gifs, pictures, memes help trend faster
  • Set your location country and your account to public
  • Keep your tweets short but include a message