Twitter and Instagram are terrific tools to communicate with your audience. It’s worth the investment in time and resources. So, it you’re going to make the commitment, it’s certainly worthwhile to get the most value from the audiences attracted, right?. When building a following, there are a couple of tools that confuse many user.s Knowing when to use Hashtags vs Mentions is a key to doing Twitter right.

Both Hashtags (#) and Mentions (@) are important, but it can be confusing to know when to use one or the other. At first it seems that it’s an either/or thing, but it’s not. The two utilities can co-exist nicely, as long as you use them correctly.

Hashtags vs Mentions, or # vs @