[17] How to Take Part in Hashtag Challenges on Instagram

How to take part in hashtag challenges on Instagram with Joanne Hawker from #meetthemakerweek and #marchmeetthemaker


On the Make episode 17 with Joanne Hawker - Illustrator and founder of hashtag challenges #marchmeetthemaker

We’re talking hashtag challenges this week and who better to talk to this about other than the one and only Joanne Hawker - the founder of #marchmeetthemaker and #meetthemakerweek. Joanne set up these two hashtag challenges to help makers share their business stories and make connections with other makers.

With this year’s Meet The Maker Week fast approaching, Joanne shares her tips on how to get involved with hashtag challenges on instagram to grow your audience and meet other creatives on Instagram.


  • How Joanne side-hustled her way to full time in her illustration business

  • The background to the hashtag challenges that Joanne set up

  • Where the idea for Joanne’s hashtag challenges came from and how they’ve grown over the last few years

  • How you can grow your audience and meet other creative souls through taking part in Instagram challenges

  • How you can plan ahead for taking part in a hashtag challenge to get the most out of it


Joanne Hawker Website | Instagram | Blog

2018 #meetthemakerweek prompts

The meet the maker week planner to help you plan your posts for the week

Joanne’s Hey There Maker Facebook community

You can also follow me on Instagram @josephinepbrooks as I’ve got something special to talk about this #meetthemakerweek

Josephine Brooks