In this tutorial, learn how to share the rules of your chat with all of your participants. Setting rules and guidelines for your chat helps focus each session and inform users how they can best participate. You'll also learn which tools to suggest to chat participants, as well as how to alert your audience to any unique rules or differences in your chat that they may not be familiar with.
- [Instructor] The mechanics of Twitter…don't come naturally to most people.…When first launching your Twitter chat,…educate your audience on how they can best participate…and about any rules unique to the chat.…During the first few minutes of the chat,…call out that participants need to include your chat's…hashtag with all of their tweets during the session…in order for others to see them.…Also, clarify the Q&A formatting of the chat as adding the…A1: ahead of the answer to the first question…or A2: ahead of the answer to the second question…often confuses people initially.…
The Twitter smarter chat is effective at…sharing these Twitter chat fundamentals…at the start of each chat with tweets including visuals to…make these concepts simple to understand.…Framed as house rules, the chat's host shares this…tweet to eliminate any confusion and make it clear how…anyone can join in on the conversation.…I also recommend alerting Twitter chat participants that…it's easier to follow along and take part in the discussion…
- Define a theme, goals, and an audience for Twitter chats.
- Examine how to choose quests and prepare them ahead of time for a Twitter chat.
- Identify ways to promote a Twitter chat such as sharing a chat across other channels and sending event reminders.
- Explore how to participate in other relevant Twitter chats.
- Recognize how to analyze ways to measure success using metrics and other methods.