According to HubSpot - Hashtags are a better way to categorize your posts. They help you reach a target audience, and more importantly, they help your target audience find you. These users are more likely to engage with your post because it is exactly what they were looking for.
Our own, Katie Coolidge with ESS POS, in her recent social media workshop says:
"Remember hashtags are your friend. They help push your impressions. An impression is the number of times your content is displayed, no matter if it was clicked (liked) or not."
And she researched the top trending hashtags in our industry so we thought we would share - see below.