I’ve started attending tweetchats…
If you’re following my posts, you already know how I feel about the latest webinars we are all getting slammed with where EVERYONE is THE expert and yet all are saying the same thing.
A lot are obviously advertising their services – “not that there’s anything wrong with that” (quoth Seinfeld)!
I’m rambling. At any rate, I decided to try tweetchats in hopes of more control of content.
Hmmm, I thought. Live… interactive… guest experts (aka guests to build RTs) … and maybe some fun making new connections.
Enter the frogs. There are a gazillion tweetchats scheduled for all types of interests (really, I counted).
Here’s a Google doc that lists them if you have the rest of your life to check them all out :)
Unfortunately, you have to attend a lot of tweetchats (kiss a lot of frogs) before you find one worth the hour and the dose of A.D.D. adrenaline from jumping all over tweets while trying to track Q2 and A5, etc.
I don’t have the time to attend more than 1, maybe 2, a week. So this is a painful process to find one that is really productive or even entertaining.
I think I have found one – just 1. Fortunately the participants are as knowledgeable or even more-so than the guests and moderator, but that is what I want. Far more entertaining and worthwhile to have many participants saying a lot rather than one moderator and one guest saying a lot of nothing.
Jury’s still out on this one as I have only attended 2 so far. If I can just ignore the moderator’s ego, I might start really enjoying it. I’m not telling you which one since I don’t want to offend anyone (ha).
So what am I looking for (and you should, too) in a Tweetchat moderator?
Challenge the guest! Force questions and comments!
Share Social Media 201 stuff, no more basics! We are up to our eyeballs in basics.
Don’t throw out 3 new questions when the previous ones haven’t been answered.
I guess it’s back to the old saying for both tweetchats and free webinars – ya get what ya pay for! Time to cough it ($) up for some princes. No more frogs for me. But I’ll keep searching the tweetchats, too. I like answering questions to help others.
Any suggestions for a good tweetchat? Please!?