A Tweet -A - Thon is an online event using the Twitter platform.Twitter users focus all of their tweets on a particular issue. The entire community agrees to attach a particular #tag to their posts such as #1ViralVoice. In this instance we will be using #1ViralVoice as a point of reference along with the phrase Sickle Cell. Throughout the day supporters will be encouraged to attach a series of #1ViralVoice campaign collateral to their posts. A list of #1ViralVoice campaign collateral information can be found on SCTPN.net.
Here are a few tips:
1. Each tweet must be 140 characters or fewer.
2. Topics and themes can have #tags (pron: hash-tag).
3. Twitter users have @usernames and that is how you refer to them.
The Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patients Network created the #1ViralVoice Sickle Cell Awareness Tweet - A-Thon in an effort to boost social awareness, increase social-media literacy in the organization and raise money for Sickle Cell related project in the tri-state area.
About Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patients Network’s #1ViralVoice
#1ViralVoice is a new & social media campaign created by DistinctiveImpression MMG (home of DIRadioCast.com)
Sickle Cell Thalassemia Patients Network (SCTPN) was incorporated in 1993 as a volunteer, not-for-profit organization by its founding members (adults living with sickle cell disease, thalassemia and other hemoglobin disorders) to serve the larger community by providing a face and a voice for these underrepresented health issues.