Twitter Chats are a great way to meet like-minded people who make your mind stretch. You can be as much or as little involved as you prefer, answering all of the questions, some, or none.
The basis of a twitter chat is a unified subject matter that uses a specific hashtag (clickable & searchable) which allows you keep track of chat-related tweets. That’s too much work for me so I prefer to use a chat client that allows you to highlight the moderator and will automatically insert the hashtag. I use TweetChat. Other people use Twubs or just make a column in a Twitter client like TweetDeck or Hootsuite. It’s up to you.
Below are summaries of the four chats I regularly attend.
Power of Connection (#PoCchat)
This chat is held weekly on Mondays at 8:00 a.m. PST and, because of the time factor, is the hardest for me to attend. It’s hosted by Bobby Umar (@RaehanBobby) who is known for his Ted Talk “The Five Cs of Connection.“
This chat focuses on leadership with the perspective of making lasting connections and, therefore, is relevant to anyone in business or social media. He generally makes a Storify summary after the fact. Here is an example. Continue reading