Social Media Tip Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Social Media Tip TuesdayWelcome to Social Media Tip Tuesday! Every Tuesday I post my top tips from Twitter from the past week. And this week I had a bit of a theme going, can you tell what my theme was? Keep reading for top blog, today in history, and Friday’s contest winner.

My top Twitter tips!

  1. Create a Twitter hashtag BEFORE your event#smtip
  2. Create engagement at your event with 15 sec Tout videos/testimonials #smtip
  3. Give attendees a bulleted list of benefits your event has so they can spread the word#eventmarketing#smtip
  4. Planning an event? Give a shout out to vendors/sponsors and a link back to their site in your recap blog. #smtip
  5. Social media is more than building relationships, it’s about nurturing them#smtip
  6. For events: Keep your hashtag short, promote it early and often, make it unique and limit it to one hashtag.#smtip

Top blog last week: 12 Ways to Get people to spread the word about your event

Today in history: In 1971, East Pakistan proclaimed its independence, taking the name Bangladesh

Winner from Fun Friday blog post: Unfortunately, no one got it right so no winner. Boo!

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About Tracy Sestili

Tracy Sestili is CEO and Chief blogger at Social Strand Media. She is also the author of Taking Your Brand from the Bench to the Playing Field -- Social Media Fundamentals for Business.