Join us on Twitter for A Caribbean Tweetchat on June 11th

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We are excited to announce our first ever TweetChat focused on the Caribbean on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 7-8pm EST.  Caribbean Trading will be chatting with Ryan VanDenabeele of RumShopRyan as our guest, who has an excellent Caribbean blog and has travelled throughout the islands extensively.  He has a passion for the Caribbean and the island lifestyle (and most importantly RUM!), and we’re excited to hear his insights and tips on all things Caribbean….

TweetChat Important Details:

Tuesday, June 11 from 7-8pm EST
Hashtag: #CaribbeanChat

Two ways you can attend #CaribbeanChat:

1. Log into Twitter at the start of the chat and search #CaribbeanChat. You will want to search “all Tweets” because “top Tweets” may skip important contributions to the chat. You’ll continue searching this hashtag as a means of keeping the chat updated. In order to participate in the chat, all of your tweets must include the tag #CaribbeanChat.

2. Log into a hashtag following or social media service with your Twitter account information.  Examples include: TweetChat.com, Twub.com, Hootsuite.com, Sprout Social, etc.  Enter the hashtag #CaribbeanChat and automatically the service will list in chronological order all tweets that are using the same hashtag.

Please join Caribbean Trading and RumShop Ryan on June 11, 2013 from 7-8pm EST in what will be an inspiring, informative and rummy #CaribbeanChat.

What is a TweetChat?

A Tweet Chat (aka Twit Chat or Twitter Chat) is a guided conversation between Twitter users on a preselected date and time. The Tweet Chat can be easily followed because everyone uses the same hashtag on all of the Tweets (in this case #CaribbeanChat). Everyone is welcome to join a Tweet Chat!

Tweet Chats are awesome places to network, they are a great way to get new Twitter followers with similar interests and also attract new followers! At a Tweet Chat there are opportunities for all attendees to interact, ask questions and share stories.

Tweet Chat Tips (for participants)

  • Say hello when you join and sign off with a goodbye when you leave.
  • Tell people you’ll follow them with hopes they’ll follow you back and you can form a relationship. I often say “Great to meet everyone! I’ll be following all of the new friends I met on #CaribbeanChat!”
  • Be respectful of the hashtag. If you start pasting it to unrelated Tweets you’ll look 1. Rude, 2. Spammy, 3. Like an over promoter.
  • Join in! Ask a question, RT a great answer, comment … it’s a chat and the more friends that are contributing the better!
  • If you like the chat, contact the host afterwards and offer to be a featured guest or ask if you could submit a topic or question for an upcoming chat.

Hopefully this explains what a Tweet Chat (or Twitter Chat) works!  We hope you will join us on June 11th for our first ever Tweet Chat!

Captain Tim

by Captain Tim

Captain Tim is the founder of Caribbean Trading Company in Puerto Rico. Many years ago Captain Tim was a normal everyday guy who decided to do what so many people only dream about. He moved to the Caribbean. Traveling throughout the islands, he has the joy of sharing this lifestyle and its flavors with the world.

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