Effective communication is the key to build engaging audience. Emojis or symbols are one the most effective ways to convey your thoughts with emotions as they make instant connection with your readers.
If used in a right way you can capture user attention with simple strategies. For example, if you include 📝 (notes symbol), it instantly indicates reader that this is something that you need to note or bookmark.
One other strategy that works in building engaging audience is to use symbols like Like (💛) or Tweet (🐦) at the end of this article, which subconsciously signals your brain ( right side memory as they call it) with at-least a question should I like this blog / tweet?
When writing blogposts (especially with Hashnode and many other places), one main challenge that I always have is, there is no option to add emoji symbols in the post editor.
Also there are thousands of emoji symbols out there but sometimes, I am really not sure which one to use and which emojis are most effective being a developer / programmer. So I started shortlisting the emojis by observing different types of blogs and tweets shared by various top content creators and classified them based on the categories especially that can be used for tech blogs or tweets.
So here are the top 100+ emoji / symbols cheatsheet that you can use for effective tech blog posts or tweets. You can just bookmark 🔖 this page and copy the symbol just like regular text copy.
Tutorials or tips symbols for tweets or tech blog posts:
📝 🖊️ 📖 ✏️ 🎯 📖 📘 📗 📕 📑 🔖
Tweet threads emoji symbols or blog post threads
🧵 🧶 🪢 📜 📃 📑 📄
Blog content writing directions emoji symbols:
✍️ 👉👆👇☝️ 👍 👎 🤏
Tech and developer or programming symbols:
💻 👨💻 🧑💻 👩💻 ⌨️
Check Lists or Dos and Don'ts
✅ ☑️ ✔️ ❎ ❌
Challenge or Quiz emojis
🎖️🏅🥇🏆 🤔 👋
Numbers for threads or blog series
1⃣ 2⃣ 3⃣ 4⃣ 5⃣ 6⃣ 7⃣ 8⃣ 9⃣ 🔟 0⃣
Symbols of appreciation
🙏 👏 🙌 ✌️👌 💯 🎉 🤩 😀 🙂 🤖
🐦 🔂 🔃 🔁
Limited time giveaway symbols
⌛️⏳⌚️⏱️ ⏲️ ⏰ 🕰️
Videos or Podcasts:
🎬 📻 📹 🎞️ 🎤 🎙️
Money or stocks:
💵 💴 💶 💷 💰 💳 📈 📉💲
Link or Pins emoji symbols
🔗 📎 🖇️
Search or question symbols
🔎 🔍 ‼️⁉️❓
Indicating users to Like or love tweets / blogposts
❤️ 🧡 💛 🧡 💓 💗 💖 💕 😍
Announcement or notification symbols
📣 📢 🔔
Idea or key topics
As a side note, don't overuse emoji as it can have negative impression too. Use it in right balance depending on your content type and length.
If you feel any other emojis to be added to this list that are much more effective, drop a comment below. If you like this post, help other content creators by sharing this post and add link in your website or blog.
PS: This is a part of SEO for tech bloggers / developers series. Make sure to subscribe to this blog if you are an new blogger or tech developer.
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