Looking for ways to increase your followership and establish your expertise on Twitter? If so, have you ever thought of participating in Twitter chats?
Twitter chats are meetups that take place at a specific time on the social network. Each is hosted under a unique hashtag, which allows attendees to follow the conversation and interact with one another.
Over the years, I have attended and/or observed quite a few chats. Here is the list of eight that you should definitely check out.
- #AtomicChat (Mondays @ 9 p.m. ET) – Exploring the depths of content marketing and the importance of this role in our digital world. Host: @Atomic_Reach
- #brandchat (Wednesdays @ 11 a.m. ET) – Topics include big / small businesses and non-profits, with occasional “open chats” about brands. Hosts: Maria Duron (@mariaduron) and David Sandusky (@davidsandusky).
- #PinChat (Wednesdays @ 9 p.m. ET) – Discussing best practices, showcasing new uses, highlighting brand usage, and sharing a passion for Pinterest. Host: Kelly Lieberman (@Tribe2point0)
#SMChat (Wednesdays @ 1 p.m. ET) – Mobility, customer service, marketing, social change, and more. Several hosts.
Tools to interact in Twitter chats
Twitter chats can be overwhelming, especially when hundreds of participants are there and tweeting at the same time. Here are three tools that will save you a few headaches:
After the chat, you can use Storify to feature highlights from the conversation. Here is an example of what I did when I was a guest on #AtomicChat:
What are your favorite Twitter chats? Share them in the comment section below.