Twitter Tuesday Strikes a Chord
April 29, 2009
Tweeters from around the country gathered online for AARC’s first Twitter Tuesday, promoting their AARC membership and AARC activities.
It was our first Twitter Tuesday, but it won’t be our last.
“What Twitter does is give us the opportunity to reach out to a wider community and tell them about things important to us as a profession,” said Sherry Milligan associate executive director of communications for the AARC. She explains that Twitter is useful as communications for the AARC because it is a potential way of reaching others to
What makes one day of working together to post on Twitter so effective, she said, is that seeing a whole grouping of postings on one topic allows the ideas to trickle through all the followers of Twitter.
While AARC’s first Twitter Tuesday focused on postings about AARC membership, other events might have a theme more interesting to a wider group, like asthma or careers.
“In fact, let’s tweet about asthma next Tuesday for World Asthma Day (#wad09),” said Milligan.