Rochdale Hour is a networking event held on Twitter every Wednesday at 8pm for 1 hour. It encourages Rochdale businesses to promote news and offers as well as individuals who would like to share their good news stories and photos from the borough.
The main benefits from using Rochdale Hour..
- Network from the comfort of your own home or office
- Find new contacts and use local services / buy local
- Promote your business to a large, and growing audience
Before Rochdale Hour starts, it’s a good idea to have a 1 or 2 tweets lined up, you could either post these in realtime or use free, scheduled software, such as Hootsuite.
When 8pm approaches, type #RochdaleHour in the search section of Twitter (The hashtag groups all the tweets) and click on “All” so that you see everyones tweets and not just the “Top” tweets.
You can now see what everyone is saying and offering! We encourage users to interact with each other by commenting, favouriting and retweeting.
But most importantly, make sure you remember to post the tweets that you had lined up