#BlogPawsChats have become so popular and often move so quickly, we’ve heard that some of you feel lost in a sea of tweets. That is why we put together this short guide to help you wade through the surf and have a successful chat. If YOU want to sponsor a chat or promote a brand or product please contact Chloe@blogpaws.com
Saturday night May 18th we're having a Twitter #BlogPawty in conjunction with our 2013 BlogPaws Conference Red Carpet and Nose-to-Nose Social Median & Pet Blogging Awards - from 6:30 to 9:30pm EST and watch the event live-streamed on U-Stream here!
We're honored to have David Frei, President/CEO of AngelonaLeash.org and 'the voice of Westminster' as our emcee for the festivities which will also be live streamed at live.blogpaws.com . Follow hashtag #BlogPaws to learn who wins this year's prestigious awards!
Save your appetite for some particularly tasty noms and cocktails!
You're invited to our "Raise the WOOF with NUTRISH!" #BlogPawty on May 4th, 2013, from 6-8pm EST. Join us on Twitter to learn about their new products and all the fun things Rachael Ray Nutrish for Pets has in store for you at the BlogPaws 2013 conference, in Tysons Corner, VA, May 16 - 18, including a great caricature artist for fun portraits of you and your pets!
Follow @Nutrish on Twitter!
We'll be chatting with the Nutrish team about their new "Naturally Delish" products, socializing, dancing - there's a free 'virtual' bar and h'ors doeuvres - and there'll be a door prize and fun prize packs to give away. The RSVP list (for the door prize) closes when the pawty starts at 6pm EST - so RSVP at Twitvite now!
Nutrish #BlogPawty Staff
Our BarkTenders will be happy to serve you our signature virtual drinks,
or create something for you on the spot!
Gluten Free Vegan BlogPaws Cookies
(Homemade by @TinyPearlCat!)
The topic is LOVE YOUR PET DAY (actually Feb. 20th), so we'll sharing all the things we love about our pets and talking about the Honor Flag Project Wanda spearheaded at last year's BlogPaws conference, and which she'll be managing again this year in Tyson's Corner.
See you on Twitter!
Join us on January 22nd from 8-10 PM ET, when our topic, coinciding with "National Answer Your Cat's Questions Day" (We didn't make that up!), will be "What is your pet trying to tell you?" with special guest, Veterinarian to the Stars ('pets)... Dr. Patrick Mahaney!
Pet parents & caretakers, anipals, vets and animal behaviorists welcome! Use Twitter hashtag #BlogPawsPets to join the conversation. =^..^=
Join us Saturday, January 19th, 2013 from 5-9pm Eastern Time for our Second Annual Community BlogPawty on Twitter at hashtag: #BlogPawty
*#BlogPawty Staff has graciously donated their wages for this pawty to therapy dog organization Angel on A Leash. You guys rawk!
Tillman the Skateboarding Bulldog (@TillmanSkates) will be stopping by, too! Tillman's TV series, "Who Let The Dogs Out," premieres on Feb. 1st at 3pm on the Hallmark Channel - with one entire episode filmed at last year's BlogPaws Conference!
We're giving away prizes, but many quiz questions for prizes will link to the BlogPaws Community, where only BlogPaws Community Members will be able to see the answers. Membership can take 24 - 48 hours to approve, so if you want to join, don't wait till the pawty! Join the BlogPaws Community here.
Everyone can RSVP at twtvite.com/communityblogpawty before 5pm ET on Jan. 19th to be entered into our door prize drawing.
BlogPawty Staff (Hosts, Quizzers, Barktenders, DJs, and Pawleece) will be identifiable by their avatars,like @thewritingdiva, left.
If you're new to Twitter pawties, declare yourself a newbie and one of our staff will help you get in the swing of things in no time.
If you're new to Twitter itself, register for a Twitter account, sign into *TweetChat with your Twitter name (such as "@BlogPaws") and the hashtag: #BlogPawty. Then just follow along and jump in! (*Tweetchat's probably the simplest application to follow Twitter parties.)
Don't worry about dressing up - this is a "come as you are" pawty!
*Special Thanks to our #BlogPawty Staff!
BAR MANAGER: @PepiSmartDog
BARKTENDERS: @Pumpkinpuddy @thewritingdiva @Dashkitten @catchatcaren @Pepperpom @FidoseofReality @tinypearlcat @nikepurrfektcat
DJS: @bunnyjeancook @maggietkat @tildatoo @cathykeisha
PAWLEECE: As assigned by Staff Sgt. @BrutusTheDane
Pawty Graphics: @PepiSmartDog and @TinyPearlCat
A big round of appaws for our awesome #BlogPawty Staff who've generously earmarked their earnings for this pawty ($750 total) to be donated to Angel on A Leash.
Join us at our first #BlogPawsChat of 2013 with special guest, cat behaviorist(and BlogPaws member) Marilyn Krieger. You may know Marilyn from Animal Planet's Cats 101, from her monthly articles in Cat Fancy magazine or on their catchannel.com website, or her award winning book, Naughty No More.
Marilyn uses friendly, positive behavior modification techniques, education and clicker training to help people dealing with troublesome cat behaviors, and the cats love it! Check out her great website, TheCatCoach.com.
Bring your cat questions and issues to #BlogPawsChat on Tuesday, January 8th, from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm ET on Twitter.
#BlogPawsChat is now twice monthly, on second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. See you there!
Come celebrate with us at our Holiday #BlogPawsChat on December 11th
from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm ET on Twitter. We're dressing for the festivities and
we can't wait to see all your holiday avatars and photos!
We'll talk about what kind of gifts we like to buy our pets and give away a few prizes from the Holiday Gift Guide, too!
Bring your BFF - Best Furry Friend - to our
#BlogPawtyPALs Twitter pawty!!!
Come one. Come all. Come celebrate your pals with Pets Add Life (PAL). BlogPaws will host a 3 hour BlogPawty with Pets Add Life on November 17th from 5:00 - 8:00 PM ET. We will be giving away prizes and donations - two $500 donations to be exact! Come and join the fun for a chance to win, to hang out with your pals and to pawty! Follow hashtag #BlogPawtyPALs and come meet some new pals.
Keep reading for the schedule, list of prizes and menu!
Join us on the second Tuesday of each month from 8-9pm ET for a Twitter #BlogPawsChat.
This Tuesday's (October 9th) topic will be Time Management for Bloggers and Micro Bloggers. Kristin Dewey, BlogPaws’ Special Projects Manager and Twitter guru (and Cokie the Cat's mom), will be hosting the chat as @BlogPaws.
Many of you have told us that time management is one of your biggest concerns. Join us as we share tips, to manage your time more effectively and get it all done. If you're a time management diva (devo?), please share your strategies!
Log on to Twitter and use hashtag #BlogPawsChat to join your BlogPaws pals in the monthly fun, networking, and learning. - and you don't have to talk "just* about the monthly topic. Invite your friends.