The Washington Times - April 29, 2009, 02:23PM

Learn how to Twitter effectively for business and other reasons at a free Webinar on Thursday. Hosted by District-based PR man Chris Abraham, it also features Anamitra Bannerji of Twitter’s product development team.

The following is from the registration page:

“Hear from Anamitra Bannerji of Twitter and Chris Abraham of AbrahamHarrison about how to use Twitter effectively in a professional context.

“Twitter is all the rage, with celebrities, politicians and business leaders all jumping on the chance to provide real time information and feedback to their followers. But naysayers have questioned its value as a serious communications tool for change.

“Find out the techniques and strategies for effective Twitter use that can make the difference between success and failure, that can dramatically drive up understanding and communication of your message. Learn what to avoid so you don’t run into social or legal trouble.

“This webinar will provide you with positive techniques to

“Grow your Twitter audience
“Provide more effective and better ‘tweets’
“Get your tweets picked up, passed on and discussed
“Stay focused on core values


“Chris Abraham, AbrahamHarrison. Chris is President and COO of Abraham Harrison and is a leading expert in online public relations with a focus on blogger outreach, blogger engagement, and Internet reputation management. He is a pioneer in online social networks and publishing.

“Anamitra Bannerji, Twitter. Anamitra works on commercial applications of Twitter as part of the Twitter product management team.


“Owen Linderholm, WebinarAce. Owen is a web content strategy expert specializing in new media, social networking and new approaches to content on the web. He has produced and moderated dozens of webinars for organizations large and small.

“This webinar will take place live on Thursday April 30th at 1 PM EST and 10AM PST. It will include audience participation in the form of live polls and a live question and answer session. It will be recorded and the recorded version will be made available within 48 hours for on demand viewing.”