Reblogged from the Soul Mate Authors’ blog, posted by author Joanne Guidoccio. Great tips here for an exciting use of Twitter for authors (and others)!!
What is a Twitter chat?
While many descriptions abound, I like the following: Imagine a business networking event without a dress code and with a keyboard instead of a bar.
Or to be more precise…
A group of Twitter users meet at a pre-determined time to discuss set topics using a designated hashtag (#) for each tweet contributed. The moderator of the chat poses questions (Q1, Q2, Q3,…) to prompt responses from participants (A1, A2, A3, …). Each chat usually lasts an hour.
When I first joined Twitter, I shied away from participating in chats. To be truthful, I found them intimidating. I tried to follow the flow of several conversations and wondered how anyone could keep up with the constant flow of information. I had read somewhere that participating in a Twitter chat is like trying to navigate rapids while white water rafting. Not something I’ve ever tried or…
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