Introducing #oneread, a new hashtag
Yesterday, the fabulous Heidi Moore tweeted a link to an article and recommended it strongly:
Heidi was right! What a great article. Worth my time, even if I didn’t have that much of it.
It got me thinking there are a lot of great hashtags for encouraging you to read good articles. #Longreads is indispensable. I’ve happily contributed to #MuckReads. It’s summertime, and if you’re not trapped in the American nightmare of not-enough-vacation-time, there’s #beachreads.
And then there is the catch-all of #mustreads, which seems very transactional - it can be applied at any given moment to any given thing. “You must read this - now, and then perhaps you must read something else.” It hasn’t caught on, probably because it’s been overused.
But there isn’t really a hashtag that captures the one really great thing that you absolutely must read if you don’t read anything else in a given day. And that’s why I’m proposing “#oneread.”
Note, it’s singular, not plural. That’s because there’s no such thing as “#onereads.” You’re not supposed to propose more than one thing your Twitter followers must read if there’s nothing else they read in a given day. It’s the only guideline i propose for #oneread - that you be good, and only do it once a day - at best.
You like it? Share a #oneread, read a #oneread and tell me what you think.