Edudemic – There are a bunch of different ways to optimize, streamline, and compartmentalize your Twitter experience in an attempt to get the most out of it. But the basics are all in the hashtag. This isn’t news by any stretch of the imagination (we’ve detailed a whole bunch of Educational Twitter hashtags here), but searching and following hashtags is only part of the equation. Many folks we’ve talked to have told us they use hashtags when they’re participating in a scheduled Twitter chat, but not often outside of that. The handy infographic below takes a look at the benefits of using hashtags in your Tweets, and how to optimize using them.