The Bellringers Facebook group may have broken a record this week with a thread started by Malcolm Edwards that ran to 423 comments (and counting) – clearly the balance between ambition duty to Sunday ringing and different opportunities to ring and to learn, are hot topics….
Ten Top Tops for finding other bellringers on Twitter
- Tweet about your own bellringing, and include the word #bellringing . This is known as a hashtag and it tells Twitter the subject (or subjects) of your tweet. Twitter has a big index of subjects. Click here to see who is tweeting about #bellringing at the moment. Continue reading
Hashtag Grabbing is a fine passtime for bellringers at the moment – with only about 7000 towers to grab, and each one can only be grabbed once, it’s important to get ringing, tweeting and grabbing!!! Hashtag grabs are shown on the map below as yellow markers.
##grabbers** for Sunday 27th October 2013:
**the term ##grabber (hashtag grabber) was coined by @Millsy and formally defined by humble spider in this tweet:
Introduction to #hashtags
Some tweeters use them a lot, others don’t, but the #bellringing hastag definitely helps other bellringers to find your tweets and, used in connection with a place tag, will help non-ringers find your tweets too. But first, some thoughts about the “cons” of using hashtags… Continue reading