by ActuallyWeCreate.com |
You’re all over Twitter and you add #hashtags to your tweets like a boss. But maybe it’s time to take your tweeting to the next level with live-tweeting for your next event! A live-tweet, according to twitter is “to engage on Twitter for a continuous period of time — anywhere from 20 minutes to a few hours — with a sequence of focused Tweets”. It’s a really great way to connect with followers (and non-followers too!) while easily increasing your social media presence. Here are a few of the perks of being a live-tweet ninja:
When social media is utilized well, it involves a high level of engagement and participation by others. Basically, the whole idea is to to be social and start a conversation! Live-tweeting is a great way to do this with tweets that are focused on a specific event, engaging others in conversations who are also participating in whatever you’re live-tweeting about.
Live-tweeting is not only a great way to promote your company or personal brand; it can also be a great way to promote initiatives and events that you’re passionate about. Taking advantage of your network of followers, you can maximize exposure for the event or cause involved. It’s a win-win solution for both you and the event or initiative you are live-tweeting about! So cool.
Regular ol’ tweets can get kind of boring sometimes, right? Live-tweeting is a way to shake your social media content up a little. It also demonstrates that you are able to think outside the box and try new and innovative things when it comes to your social media strategy.
Live-tweeting is all about connecting – with your community, with your followers, with non-followers and with parallel companies, colleagues and professionals. And what could be better than making great connections using social media as your tool? That’s the idea behind social media – it’s all about social connections.
So for your next event, consider stepping up your social media game and give live-tweeting a try. You’ll reap the social benefits and have a blast doing it too!
Have you live-tweeted before? How did it go? Do you have any tips or tricks to share? Let us know!