Oregon Trail Hosting

Using Twitter at an Event

Event TweetsAre you thinking about attending a conference or going to an event that you think your Twitter followers would be interested in? Tweeting about the event is a great idea for keeping people informed and for sparking conversation.
Here are some tips to make your event tweeting successful.

Before You Go
Before you even head to your event, prepare yourself and your followers by picking a unique hashtag and start using it before the event to help build buzz and get people used to it. Let them know you’ll be there and tweeting about the goings on.

While You’re There
While you’re at the event, don’t just tweet sporadically. Check in often so people expect it. Tweet the line-up of speakers you’ll be listening to. Tweet the awesome things that they say. Tweet the questions that the audience asks. Tweet links to the event speaker you’re listening to or the live feed. Tweet about all the cool stuff you’re seeing. Give your followers a lot. They expect it.

After The Event
Save all your tweets from the conference with a service like Twapper Keeper. It’s free and it archives tweets with a specific hashtag. You’ll want to have this set up before you go.

There are lots of examples of great event tweeting along the Oregon Trail. One of our favorites? The Gresham City Council tweets all of their council meetings. Pretty cool stuff.

Related Posts

Like This Post? Consider Sharing It!

Bookmark this at DeliciousDigg this!Stumble this!Share on RedditSubscribe To Our FeedGet Our Posts Mailed To You

Recent Posts

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Follow Us

Facebook Twitter RSS Feed Email Subscription

Popular Posts

Recent Posts

Hosting Talk

celebrity monitoring fans university small business online business crocheters fun San Francisco Summer of Code portland selling domain internet ravelry development facebok minneapolis seattle live tweeting tips video Oregon Trail Joomla directory new followers plugin Oregon legislature google labs server side typography Apple safari online shop WordPress php etsy web design e-commerce apache domain names crafts oregon engage .ly seo go green social buying roi Vale Twitter social media Oregon State University project management lorem ipsem desktop tips and tricks computer data centers Facebook firefox public good typeface networking Victorian wordpress.com Corvallis creative commons ticketing Washington Monthly social networking multiple tab handler iPad creativity Google reader google chrome country code information content management system followers memorial day internet explorer marketing programs tablet white hat seo Economic Summit woodburn software seo strategy likability atlanta game magento open compute project Shane Bemis education engaging discount apps cms events browser seattle interactive conference hosting GreenStreet LinkedIn Gresham Microsoft Linfield College socail media Cupertino newsletter blog sic technology add-on search engine optimization lending The Tipi Jill Miles periodic table of elements an event apart one page extension bike lanes server farms contact Mcminnville modules JetPack developers veterens trends prineville video editor tweetboard microblog Ted Wheeler open rate knitters drupal google docs livingsocial windows 8 Google Plus conference Umpqua bank OS Dell like Meek's Cutoff black hat seo linux October 2011 data social media plugin laptop email California infographic testing hardware MySpace groupon blogging brand images Mac maps contact forms film hillsboro eBay text generator big cartel facebook changes start a blog alexandria mysql google offers w3c dead end data backup boston igoogle albany website youtube online survey getting started 19th Century The Dalles opera branding creative business planning beaverton open source