Twitter chat offers excellent learning and networking opportunities for small business owners. But a Twitter chat on the part of the host is hard work. They have to endure sessions of no-shows and many caves under the disappointment; shutting shop before they even start.
Here are some conversations that stood the test of time. They offer value to small business owners each week.
#BufferChat- Wednesdays 12 noon ET/ 9 am PST/4 pm GMTBuffer brings valuable social media best practices to the chat each week. They don’t just cover social media but other aspects of digital marketing such as blogging. They bring practical tips that you will find useful for your business.
Hosted by @Buffer
— Buffer (@buffer) July 27, 2016
#CMWorld- Tuesdays at 12 pm ET/9 am PST / 4 pm GMT
In this chat, industry professionals come together and share best practices on crucial business topics. Participants share valued content creation tips that you will find useful for your business.
Hosted by @CMIContent
— Maureen Jann (@MaureenOnPoint) July 26, 2016
#GetRealChat- Tuesday 2 pm ET/11 am PST /6 pm GMTThis chat covers important digital marketing tips to grow your business. The host asks a question and members give their insight. There are plenty of useful ideas here.
Hosted by @PamMktgNut @MktgNutz
— GetRealChat (@GetRealChat) July 26, 2016
#HootChat- Thursday 3:00 pm ET/12 noon PST/7:00pm GMT
They discuss timely social media topics each week and is an excellent way to catch up with what’s new and trending. The quality of participants content is also very useful.
Hosted by @HootSuite
— Hootsuite (@hootsuite) July 26, 2016
#LinkedInChat- Tuesdays 8 pm ET /5 pm PST/12 midnight GMTParticipants share best practices about LinkedIn. It forces you to think about the platform that most of us tend to forget.
Hosted by Viveka von Rosen
Q6.Are you making use of Who’s Viewed my Profile? How? #linkedinchat
— Viveka von Rosen (@LinkedInExpert) July 20, 2016
#PPCChat - Tuesdays 12 noon ET/ 9 am PST /4 pm GMT
Learn about PPC best practices for your business. It’s a good place to catch up with the ever-changing world of paid advertising.
Hosted by @Matt_Umbro
Q7: Why is it important to get account structure correct from the beginning? #ppcchat
— Matthew Umbro (@Matt_Umbro) July 26, 2016
#PinChat- Wednesdays 9 pm ET/ 6 pm PST/1 am (morning) GMTGet a scoop of best practices Pinterest tips and tools. This chat will give you some creative ideas of how to maximise your efforts on the platform.
Hosted by @Tribe2point0 @EducatorsSpin
— Pin Chat (@Pin_Chat) July 14, 2016
#SEOChat: Thursdays 1:00 pm ET/10 am PST /5 pm GMT
Learn about all things SEO. Get the useful whiteboard series that’s hosted by MOZ each week.
Hosted by @MOZ
— Moz (@Moz) July 28, 2016
#SmallBizChat -Wednesdays 8 pm ET/6 pm PST/1:00 am GMT
The mission of #SmallBizChat is to end small business failure by helping you succeed in business. Hosted by Forbes #1 Influential Woman Melinda Emerson.
— Phil Gerbyshak (@PhilGerb) July 28, 2016
#SproutChat Wednesday from 3 pm ET/12 pm PST/7 pm GMT
Helps you become successful at all aspects of digital marketing. This is certainly worth your time.
Hosted by @Sprout_Sarah.
— Sarah Nagel (@sprout_sarah) July 27, 2016
Remember to set alerts to remind you of these event times. It’s best to take part in the live event. Do remember to abide by the rules of the group. Don’t include the hashtag in off-topic comments and don’t self-promote. Take some time to read the question or area of discussion.
Know of any other Twitter Chats? I would love to hear about them. Please leave your input below.