How to Use TweetChat for Parties – Twitter Parties 101

Twitter Parties 101:  How to Use TweetChat during a Twitter Party If you are new to Twitter, one of the easiest ways to follow and participate in a Twitter Party is by using TweetChat.  To begin visit www.TweetChat.com and sign in using your Twitter account (you'll need to have a Twitter account in order to use TweetChat or any other Twitter application). Once you sign in you will then enter the appropriate hashtag (#examplehashtag) and all of the related tweets will appear on your screen. Enter your message into the empty block and begin chatting with friends.  The hashtag will automatically be entered at the end of all of your tweets so you won't have to remember to enter it each time. To reply or retweet using TweetChat hover over the arrow buttons to the right of the tweet and select either reply or retweet.  From there you can enter your comment/tweet into the message box. If the Tweets are going to quick for you simply select the Pause button at the top and ... [ Read More ]

How to Use TweetGrid for Parties – Twitter Parties 101

Looking for an easier way to take part and follow a Twitter Party?  TweetGrid is one of my favorite party tools.  Here's a brief tutorial on how to use TweetGrid for parties: 1. How do I refresh my page – it’s appeared to slow down or stick?  DO NOT refresh the page by using the Windows refresh button.  Instead if you select the FULL ADDRESS button at the top of the TweetGrid your grid will be refreshed without having to reset or lose your place. 2.  How do I share my TweetGrid with others?  You can simply click TWEET IT from the top of the grid and a shortened URL will appear in your tweet box.  Select TWEET and you have now shared your TweetGrid with others. 3.  I don’t see my tweets showing up in the grid, why?  There may be many reasons.  First check to see if you added your user name to the 3rd grid and select SEARCH.  You can enter @User or simple User and you can now see when people talk to you AND when your tweets show up in the stream.  If that doesn’t work – you ... [ Read More ]