Posted by: beckbamberger | June 15, 2012

Have You Tried Twitter Chat?

To learn how to engage more readers/customers for your clients and become more involved in the industry, try out new avenues for acquiring information. Being a social media and/or PR pro, you must have at least an inkling of what Twitter chat is. You don’t? Hop on the bandwagon!

PRDaily never ceases to deliver – they mention 16 Twitter chats to start the social media and PR pro on the right foot (if you haven’t already). Below are the top five chats that Keath of PRDaily mentioned.


1. #blogchat – Sundays at 9 p.m. ET

This chat helps companies improve corporate and personal blogs. Themes range from SEO to building a team of bloggers. It’s moderated by Mack Collier. 2,119 tweets on May 6, 2012

2. #hcsm – Sundays at 9 p.m. ET

This chat brings together health care professionals to discuss the benefits of social media for health care communication strategies. It’s moderated by @HealthSocMed. 1,619 tweets on May 6, 2012

3. #pinchat – Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET

Chat members discuss best practices, showcase new uses, highlight brand usage, and share a passion for Pinterest. It’s moderated by Kelly Lieberman. 1,112 tweets on May 9, 2012

4. #smmanners – Tuesdays at 10 p.m. ET

This chat’s mantra is “bringing back civility and charm to online communications.” Topics range from building business relationships through social media to the appropriate ways of requesting retweets or LinkedIn recommendations. It’s moderated by Dabney Porte. 1,071 tweets on May 8, 2012

5. #brandchat – Wednesdays at 11 a.m. ET

Each week they focus on one of the following themes: big business brands and non-profit brands, small business brands, personal brands, all about brands, and occasionally they run “open chats” about brands. It’s moderated by Maria Duron and David Sandusky. 1,024 tweets on May 9, 2012

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If you could start a chat, what would its hashtag be and what would it focus on?


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