If you want to get noticed on social media platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter naturally, then you need to be using hashtags.
While hashtags can be used on other platforms like Facebook, TikTok, and OnlyFans, they are not as effective as they are on Instagram and Twitter.
As an OnlyFans content creator specializing in NSFW content, you might sometimes feel like a tiny fish in a vast sea of tantalizing talent. But what if I told you that a few small, calculated steps could skyrocket your visibility, boosting your traffic like never before? Intrigued?
The secret lies in understanding and utilizing the power of Instagram and Twitter hashtags.
What are Hashtags?
Imagine hashtags as the signage on a bustling highway. Without them, finding a specific destination amidst the crowd can be nearly impossible. But with the right tags, you become easily discoverable to an audience craving your content. So, are you ready to put the right signs up?
Simply put, a hashtag is a pound sign (#) followed by a keyword or phrase. For example,
#asianchick is a hashtag that someone might use to categorize a post featuring an Asian cute girl.
The beauty of hashtags lies in their ability to help people find your content.
By using relevant hashtags in your post, you can make it easier for users who are interested in that particular topic to discover your content.
Additionally, users can follow hashtags, which means that your post could potentially appear in their feed if it contains a hashtag they are following.
On Instagram, the platform will use the hashtags you’ve chosen to display your post in the feeds of those hashtags. This means that millions of users who search for a specific hashtag could potentially see your content.
However, there are a few rules you need to keep in mind when using hashtags.
Hashtags cannot contain dots (.), symbols (!@+=), or spaces. However, they can contain emojis, underscores (_), upper and lower case letters, and numbers.
Why Instagram and Twitter Matter for OnlyFans Creators
Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter are no longer just social media platforms—they’re pivotal marketing tools.
With millions of daily active users, they provide a unique opportunity for OnlyFans creators to extend their reach and draw in a larger audience.
Instagram is all about visual appeal. The right hashtags here can funnel an avalanche of interested eyes towards your content. But how do you select these elusive, optimal hashtags?
Consider the cosplay girl creators thriving on Instagram. They don’t just randomly select hashtags; they do their homework. They consider their content’s specifics—theme, character, style—and then they use hashtags that their target audience is most likely to follow.
If you’re doing a Star Wars costume on the Star Wars day, why not try out
#revengeofthesith #revengeofthefifth #starwars #starwarsday #maythefourth #maythe4thbewithyou #starwarscosplay like kayvictoriac did?
To drive traffic and increase engagement on TikTok, and ultimately to increase your OnlyFans followers, optimizing hashtags is essential.
Understand Your Audience: Research your target audience’s preferences and demographics to create relevant content that resonates with them. This understanding will help you select hashtags that align with their interests.
Leverage Trending Hashtags: Stay updated with trending hashtags in your niche. TikTok’s search function allows you to discover popular hashtags related to your keywords. Utilize these trends to inspire your content creation and reach a broader audience.
Strike a Balance: Find the right balance when using hashtags. Aim for a mix of popular and niche hashtags that are relevant to your content. Avoid overloading your caption with hashtags to keep it clean and visually appealing.
Create Hashtag Challenges: Engage your audience by creating your own hashtag challenges. Encourage users to participate in activities related to your brand using a specific hashtag. This strategy boosts brand awareness and generates user-generated content.
Utilize Hashtags in Comments: To keep captions clean, add additional hashtags in the comments section. This allows for more relevant hashtags without cluttering the caption. Increased hashtag usage contributes to discoverability and wider audience reach.
The concise yet engaging world of Twitter operates slightly differently. Here, a well-placed hashtag within your Tweet or even your bio can attract scores of potential followers.
Let’s take a look at a successful NSFW creator on Twitter: . They use a mix of general and specific hashtags, helping them tap into both broad and niche audiences.
A blend of tags like #onlyfans, #latina #asiangirls, and more specific ones related to their unique content can work wonders. Remember, the key is consistency and relevancy.
So, how many hashtags should you use?
Both Instagram and Twitter limit the number of hashtags to 30 per post, including the caption and comments.
We recommend using all 30 or at least a minimum of 10 hashtags.
When you are just starting out, why limit your chances of getting attention by using fewer hashtags? You can always remove hashtags later if you don’t want to appear to be trying too hard.
The most important hashtags to use are those that are related to your niche (e.g.,
#whitechick) and sub-niche (e.g.,
#gamergirls). If you still haven’t used up your 30 hashtags, consider using viral, trending, and emotional hashtags to fill up the remaining slots.
What kinds of Hashtags should I use for OnlyFans?
Let’s take a closer look at the four main categories of hashtags that you can use:
Niche and Sub-niche Hashtags
These hashtags should be directly related to your niche either broadly (e.g.,
#redheads) or more specifically (e.g.,
Niche and sub-niche hashtags are the most important hashtags to use.
We recommend doing some research using free online tools to find relevant hashtags that will help your content get discovered.
Some other examples of niche hashtags include
#pawg, and so on.
Trending hashtags are those that are currently popular because of some event that is happening.
For example, hashtags related to Christmas, Pride Month, or large protests are usually popular for a short period of time.
It’s a good idea to try and use trending hashtags, especially if you can make your content related to the trending hashtag in some way.
Examples of trending hashtags include
#holidaysexy #msladylust #fetishmodel #christmas
Emotional hashtags are those that tap into the human experience.
We all feel emotions, and emotional hashtags will always be popular for this reason.
Use emotional hashtags when your content has a particular emotion.
#happy, #sad #emotions #quotes #feelings #life #lovequotes #motivation #mentalhealth #explore #heart #broken #depression #thoughts #inspiration #selflove.
If you’ve already used up all of your niche, sub-niche, and trending hashtags, consider using emotional hashtags to fill up the remaining slots.
Following Other Creators for Hashtag Inspiration
Why reinvent the wheel when you can learn from those who are already achieving success?
Observing other successful NSFW content creators and understanding the hashtags they use can be enlightening. Are they focusing on trending topics?
Do they tag their content style or the platform (#OnlyFansNewbies, #OnlyFansGirls)? It’s a goldmine of strategies waiting to be unearthed.
Once you’ve gained insights from other creators, it’s time to apply them to your strategy.
The goal isn’t to copy their hashtags, but to understand the underlying principles guiding their choices.
Then, you can tailor those principles to your unique content, thereby creating a unique and effective hashtag strategy.
Instagram has strict guidelines when it comes to blacklisted hashtags.
Certain hashtags are not allowed because they are related to nudity, sexually explicit content, and other illegal substances.
It is crucial to follow these guidelines, as your account may get penalized, shadow-banned, or even removed from the platform.
Examples of blacklisted hashtags include #nudity, #sex, #weed, #nsfw, and so on. However, the most commonly blacklisted hashtag on Instagram is
#onlyfans. This hashtag is related to the adult content subscription platform OnlyFans, which Instagram prohibits due to their policy.
If you use any blacklisted hashtag in your post, your content won’t show up in the search results, and Instagram may even flag your account.
Therefore, you should always check the hashtag’s status before using it in your post.
It’s essential to follow Twitter/Instagram’s community guidelines and avoid using inappropriate content.
It’s also worth noting that Twitter/Instagram updates its policies regularly, so it’s best to keep yourself informed about the latest changes and restrictions.
In the end, boosting your OnlyFans traffic with Instagram and Twitter boils down to effective hashtag usage.
Understand your content, research your audience, learn from successful creators, and maintain a balance between both platforms.
A well-strategized hashtag can be the beacon that guides a torrent of traffic to your OnlyFans content.
So, are you ready to harness the power of hashtags and turn the tide in your favor?