#AWeberHour Twitter Chat Preview: How To Launch A Business Using Social Media Marketing + Email

AWeberHour Twitter Chat

The AWeber team invites you to participate in our monthly #AWeberHour Twitter Chat, Wednesday, February 5, from 2-3 p.m. ET. We’ll be speaking with Michael Stelzner, founder and CEO of Social Media Examiner. Michael and Social Media Examiner have been using social media and email marketing to help them become one of the top business blogs on the web today. Check out what tips Michael has to offer to help you launch your business using social media marketing and email. The top chat contributor will receive a copy of Michael’s book Launch and an AWeber goodie bag.

To participate:

  1. Create an account at Twitter.com.
  2. Follow @AWeber and @Mike_Stelzner.
  3. Follow the hashtag #AWeberHour in your favorite Twitter application (e.g., Twitter.com, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, etc.) and be sure to include it in your tweet.

Here’s a preview of the questions we’ll be discussing:

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, February 5, at 2 p.m. ET and be sure to follow @AWeber to stay up to date on all the action. Tweet you there!

Also, be sure to check out Social Media Marketing World 2014 in San Diego, March 26-28, presented by Social Media Examiner. Register by January 31 and save $230.

Brandon is the Social Media Manager at AWeber. You can follow him on Twitter.

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  1. Lance

    Seriously?!?!? A live training via texting??!!? I know you call it twitter but it’s still texting. It seems so cumbersome and inefficient. Why not audio?

    1/30/2014 4:49 pm
  2. Hi Lance. Thanks for your comment. I wouldn’t call it “training” necessarily. I’d compare it more to an interview or discussion with an expert in the field of social media. There’s a lot of great discussion that happens during these chats, and we pull it all together afterward in an ease-to-read summary, like this one we did last month with Joe Pulizzi. If Twitter isn’t your thing or you can’t make it, that’s alright; we’ll have the summary afterward.

    1/30/2014 4:56 pm
  3. I think this is fantastic! I’ll be participating… can’t wait!

    1/30/2014 5:08 pm
  4. We’ve no Twitter account, no Twitter education – - this is to come.

    So, we’d rather have access to your one hour in an easier to access mode.

    If not, how about cliff notes for a beginner?

    1/30/2014 5:36 pm
  5. paul

    Can’t make it at that time. Will aweber be sending out the summary?

    1/30/2014 5:59 pm
  6. Peter Brodie

    This will be the first time I’ve attended anything like this. It will be interesting!

    1/30/2014 6:26 pm
  7. Thanks Brandon for this great news. Ily be there :)

    1/30/2014 6:50 pm
  8. Really?!? All this and you wouldn’t call it training.

    Sorry, this is one of the worst ideas I’ve ever heard of….. Thoughts and advice in what 140 character blocks ???

    Nice job looking for ways to use media in a new way but just cause it’s new doesn’t make it an idea worth doing.

    What is your formula for business growth?
    What is the biggest lesson you have learned from launching your business?
    How do you use social media marketing to help launch a business?
    What role does email marketing play in the growth of a business?
    How do you use email and social media together to maximize your impact when launching a business?
    What are some things to avoid doing on social media and email when launching a business?

    1/31/2014 12:09 am
  9. Kathy Barnett

    Perfect timing for me! Can’t wait.

    1/31/2014 12:13 am
  10. Nice Web Site Keep it up !

    1/31/2014 5:32 am
  11. Sounds great! (Pst… I’ve never heard of twitter training.) I will definitely need the knowledge for the new project Bikestein.com Is it possible to subscribe with email to get a reminder? :)

    1/31/2014 5:38 am
  12. Hi Dick. We’ll be recapping the chat afterwards right here on our blog, so no worries.

    1/31/2014 8:15 am
  13. Hi Paul. Yes, we’ll be recapping the chat afterward right here on our blog. Make sure to check back here afterward.

    1/31/2014 8:15 am
  14. Hi Peter. Are you using any sort of electronic calendar, such as Google Calendars or an iPhone calender? You can put it on your calendar and set a reminder before the chat.

    1/31/2014 8:19 am
  15. Tam

    Lance, I’m THRILLED it’s in this format. As a Deaf business person, audio stuff causes us to be seriously left out and it’s a real frustrating bummer of a business kill.

    So I say THANK YOU for this training being available to us ALL. :-)

    1/31/2014 12:59 pm
  16. i like the questions . i ask myself this question >>> it is fantastic questions :D

    2/1/2014 6:16 am
  17. Tam

    @Bob Mar., wow what a ruckus you’ve raised. This training/chat costs us no money. I could see if you paid for the training and was told it would be delivered one way and then was told after the fact that it was ‘text/chat’, but it says it right out from the beginning it’s on Twitter.

    Not trying to get an attitude with you, just saying that I’m glad something so valuable IS free. On the other hand, imagine missing out on 90% of trainings because they are all done via audio. That’s what happens to us Deaf people every single day.

    I’m sorry that you’re so upset, and you’ve every right to voice your complaint, but just wanted to give you another quite valid side to it.

    2/1/2014 7:11 pm
  18. I somehow agree with Lance here. There’s a difference with a real training and seminar and doing it via Twitter will just be too hard to follow. Just imagine. You’ll be following a hashtag to catch all the conversation. What if the main speaker gets drowned in all the hashtags?

    2/2/2014 9:41 pm
  19. Hi Ivan. Thanks for your comment. Fortunately, our special guest is very familiar with the format and they’ll only be one hashtag to follow.

    2/3/2014 8:30 am
  20. Thanks Brandon for this news,

    I have been a huge fan of Michael Stelzner, and would be glad to learn from him.

    I’m in Nigeria, how will I be able to know when it will go online? Please, kindly advise

    2/4/2014 5:10 am
  21. Erin

    A) Twitter is not new media.
    B) Twitter parties are happening ALL. THE. TIME.
    C) It might be time for some people to drag themselves into 2010.

    2/18/2014 7:40 am
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    2/20/2014 8:46 pm
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