How to Make Your Own Hashtag on Instagram?

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Written by: Alex Popa

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How to Make Your Own Hashtag on Instagram?

Did you know that you can create a unique hashtag on Instagram?

If you’re the first to think of a hashtag, it’s yours. Other people will think twice about using the same hashtag because you’re already using it.

Businesses will always look for unique hashtags to promote their products.

This guide will teach you how to technically and theoretically create your hashtag on Instagram.

How to Make Your Own Hashtag on Instagram:

  1. Make a new post on Instagram
  2. Select a photo or take a new one, and tap on the b
  3. Edit your photo and tap on the
  4. Create a new hashtag
  5. Search for your hashtag
  6. See what results appear

Keep reading to find out how to create and use hashtags on Instagram.

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How to Make Your Own Hashtag on Instagram?

How Can You Create a Unique Hashtag on Instagram?

It’s simple to create your hashtag on Instagram.

First, you need to post a picture and create a hashtag in the Caption field.

Then, post the photo, and search for that hashtag on Instagram.

If only your post is found under that hashtag, it means you found a unique Instagram hashtag.

Follow the steps below to do this:

1. Make a new post on Instagram

Make a new post on Instagram
Make a new post on Instagram

Tap the Plus button in the top-right corner and select Post.

2. Select a photo or take a new one, and tap on the blue arrow

Select a photo or take a new one, and tap on the blue arrow
Select a photo or take a new one, and tap on the blue arrow

You can select a photo in your album or take a new one on the spot.

Once you’re done, tap on the blue arrow in the top-right corner to proceed.

3. Edit your photo and tap on the blue arrow

Edit your photo and tap on the blue arrow
Edit your photo and tap on the blue arrow

In this window, you’ll be able to add filters and edit certain things like brightness, structure, contrast, and more.

Once done, tap on the blue arrow icon in the top-right corner to proceed.

4. Create a new hashtag

Create a new hashtag
Create a new hashtag

At the top, in the Caption field, write your hashtag.

At this point, you’ll see a drop-down list of hashtags identical to what you’ve typed in.

When you see no suggestions, it means your hashtag is unique.

Tap on the blue arrow in the top-right corner to post the photo.

5. Search for your hashtag

Search for your hashtag
Search for your hashtag

To search for your hashtag, tap on the magnifier glass icon at the bottom.

6. See what results appear

See what results appear
See what results appear.

As you can see, the only result is the one we posted.

So, there’s nothing else found under that hashtag on Instagram.

It means we created a unique hashtag, and we’re the first to use it.

You can do that too!

If the hashtag had been used by anyone else, you’d have seen other posts and photos next to yours.

Conclusion

A brand hashtag is necessary if you’re operating a business on Instagram.

People will find you much faster if you create a unique hashtag to identify your business.

Many online businesses do this on Instagram.

Post something and write a hashtag in the Caption field to find a unique or branded hashtag. If there are no suggestions, it means your hashtag is unique.

Furthermore, if you can’t find other posts under the same hashtag on Instagram, you know you’ve created your hashtag.

This is how you create and use hashtags on Instagram.

FAQ

Why would you create a unique hashtag on Instagram?

To establish credibility and improve your business marketing.

Posting content under a brand business hashtag makes you look more professional, and people find you easier.

Grouping posts under a designated hashtag will improve client engagement, as well.

Not only this, but you can create hype by using a unique hashtag.

If you’re considering launching a new product, you could check the community’s interest in this by posting under a specific hashtag.

So, a unique hashtag also serves as an analytic tool.

How should you design a unique hashtag?

In creating a unique hashtag, you need to ask yourself some questions.

Is the hashtag catchy or unique? Does it look interesting, and is it easy to memorize?

Does it represent your product/service the way you want it to?

It should be easy to remember but also not boring and forgettable.

Most importantly, does it make people want to use and engage with your business?

A little brainstorming and research are needed to create a unique and functional hashtag on Instagram.

When you finally find it, promote it on other social media channels.

Once you launch the hashtag, interact with your community and see if they like it.

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Alex Popa

My name is Alex and I have a knack for social media in all its shapes and forms. I’ve dealt with such things for quite some time and I noticed that many people have issues with social media and technicalities.

Unforeseen errors, bugs, and other problems make their use of social media problematic. These things will be discussed amply in the guides on Whizcase.

I'll present the facts as they are, and offer quick and easy solutions for them.

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