As new users continue signin' on t' Twitter and th' total tweets per day escalates, more companies are beginnin' t' see th' value o' Twitter parties t' build brand awareness among their targeted audiences. In fact, judgin' from th' growin' number o' tweets I’ve seen on lately, I’d say Twitter parties seem t' be increasin' in popularity.
If ye haven’t had th' chance t' experience a Twitter party yet, it might be that ye just don’t have th' time and/or desire t' attend any. More likely I’m bettin' — if ye’re readin' this and ye are a newbie –ye would like t' find out how t' get in on all th' fun o' th' Twitter parties ye’ve been hearin' about. Even those o' ye who are seasoned party-goers are likely t' be curious t' learn about some new ways t' find these events that ye may not have considered before.
What is a Twitter Party?
Accordin' t' Twitter Party Guide a Twitter party is a fast fun virtual party usually runnin' fer an hour or two, runnin' on th' Twitter platform. These are planned fer a set day and time, mostly fer single one-time events but there are also some regular weekly and monthly parties too. Virtually every party or chat has a unique searchable hashtag # so th' discussion can be easily followed by th' party’s participants in real time usin' a tweet chat client such as TweetGrid, TweetDeck, TweetChat, Twubs or others.
How t' Find Out About Twitter Parties
In addition t' readin' th' feed o' those ye follow make sure ye are subscribin' t' weekly e-letters such as SocialMoms Rambo and TweeParties both which provide details fer upcomin' Twitter parties. For Twitter party listin's, also check into sites like Twitter Party Guide, Resourceful Mommy, and Kelly’s Lucky You fer free calendars o' upcomin' Twitter parties.
Generally, these parties are open t' anyone with a Twitter account as long as ye use th' predetermined hashtag and ye follow any rules established fer participation. Some brands and party hosts insist on an advance RSVP if they are givin' away prizes, but many don’t require this, by Davy Jones' locker. In addition, party participants are sometimes asked t' follow certain Twitter accounts, or do somethin' else t' be included in all th' action.
If ye’ve partied before, what were bein' th' most fun or unusual Twitter party ye e'er attended? If ye are new t' th' Twitter party scene what kinds o' parties would ye most be interested in? Please leave a comment and share.