Brilliant Bloggers is a weekly series here at BlogWorld where we look at the best posts from around the web all surrounding a specific topic. Every week, we’ll feature three of the most brilliant bloggers out there, along with a huge list of more resources where you can learn about the topic. You can see more Brilliant Blogger posts or learn how to submit your link for an upcoming edition here.
This Week’s Topic: Twitter Chats
Twitter chats seem to be growing in popularity, with new chats popping up every week and regular chats growing in size. Here are BlogWorld, we run #BWEchat where we feature conference speaker, track leaders, and keynotes as well as lead discussions on conference-related topics. Personally, I love Twitter chats and try to participate in as many as I can. If you’re interested in taking part in a Twitter chat (or Twitter party, as they are sometimes called) or even running your own, check out the brilliant advice below!
Advice from Brilliant Bloggers:
What are Twitter Chats and Why Should You Care? by Angela Atkinson
This post by Angela is a great overview of Twitter chats. She writes about the benefits of attending, some of the disadvantages, and tips for participating. She also lists some great chats that you should consider checking out if you’re new to the idea of Twttier chats. After you’re done checking out the post, you can follow Angela on Twitter @angieatkinson.
4 Steps to Launching a Successful Twitter Chat by Steve Woodruff
If you’re considering running a Twitter chat of your own, this is certainly the post you need. Steve Woodruff co-hosts the wildly successful #LeadershipChat with Lisa Petrilli, and this post tells you exactly why their inaugural chat has over 180 participates. Check out the post, consider participating in his chat every Tuesday at 8 PM EST, and follow Steve on Twtter @swoodruff.
How to be a Twitter Chat Champion by Heidi Cohen
You don’t have to start your own Twitter chat to enjoy participating. Heidi’s post is great for people who are new to Twitter chats and maybe feeling a bit apprehensive about jumping into the conversation. If you’re itching to participate, check out Heidi’s post and then follow her on Twitter @heidicohen.
Even More Brilliant Advice:
- 5 Tips to Maximize Twitter Chats byMarc A. Pitman (@marcapitman)
- 7 Tips for Better twitter Chats by MeganBerry (@meganberry)
- 10 Steps to Creating a Successful Twitter Chat by Mack Collier (@MackCollier)
- Are Twitter Chats Part of Your Social Media Strategy by Angela Maiers (@angelamaiers)
- How I Make the Most of Online Chats by Caroline Di Diego (@CASUDI)
- How to Create a Successful Twitter Chat by Suzanne Vara (@Suzannevara)
- How to Host Your Own Twitter Party by Rebecca Weeks Watson
- How to Keep up in Twitter Chats byMargie Clayman (@margieclayman)
- How to Participate in Twitter Chats by Lisa Barone (@LisaBarone)
- How to Participate in a Twitter Party by Jennifer Taggart (@thesmartmama)
- How to Rock #blogchat Like a Pro by Stanford Smith (@pushingsocial)
- Jump in the Chat Stream by Nona Carson (@admom1)
- So You Want to be a Twitter Chat Moderator by Katy Widrick (@kwidrick)
- Tips for twitter Chats byNeicole Crepeau (@neicolec)
- Trending Topic: Twitter Chats by Cory Willians
- Tweeting With Your Twitter Community: How To Participate In A Twitter Chat by Jeff Hurt (@JeffHurt)
- Twitter Chats for Writers – A Quick Guide by Kristi Jenkins (@azwritergrl)
- Twitter Chats, The Ultimate How-To Guide by Becky Johns (@beckyjohns)
- Twitter Marketing Tips: Twitter Chats & 8 Marketing & PR Chats to Follow by Lee Odden (@leeodden)
- What is a Twitter Chat and How to Make the Most of It by Jennifer Moline (@jennifermoline)
- What Twitter Chats can do for Your Job Search byHeather R. Huhman (@heatherhuhman)
- What’s a Twitter Chat? by David Kelly (@LnDDave)
Did I miss your post or a post by someone you know about Twitter chats? Unintentional! Help me out by leaving a comment below with the link!
Next Week’s Topic: Sales Letters
I’d love to include a link to your post next week – and if you head to the Brilliant Bloggers Schedule, you can see even more upcoming posts. We all have something to learn from one another, so please don’t be shy! Head to the schedule today to learn how to submit your post so I won’t miss it.