For the newbies amongst you a hashtag or # is used to label keywords or topics within a tweet. Users can click on a hashtag and it will display every tweet using that hashtag. So why is this crucial to your Twitter success?
Take a look at the infographic below from Social Caffeine. It gives you 3 reasons why you should be using hashtags and some statistics about how they can improve the effect of your tweets.
Need a list of hashtags to use in your tweets? Take a look at this article – A Complete List of UK Twitter Hashtags to Help Market your Business