Active Twitter Hashtag Hours in 2021


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Alexandra Pedro

Written by Alexandra Pedro

11 May 2021

14-minute read

This is a list of extremely active Twitter hashtag hours where engaged participants will feel comfortable and appreciated!

If you have suggestions or corrections to the list, please contact me.

General Twitter hashtag hours


#AdvanceWellHour

Time: Friday at 1pm-2pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @AdvanceWellUK

Topic: Wellbeing

Details: The first half hour may be dedicated to a specific topic, with @AdvanceWellUK kick-starting the conversation with a question. The second half hour may be dedicated to a special guest, who replies to questions prompted by the host.


#CollabHour

Time: Every Tuesday at 1pm-2pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @ICCollabCreate

Topic: Collaboration

Details: The chat starts with a light-hearted ice-breaking question by @ICCollabCreate. The host continues to ask questions throughout the whole hour. The questions often have an emphasis on networking. The host is very active in replies to all participants.


#EthicalHour

Time: Every Monday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @EthicalHour

Topic: Ethics

Details: Each chat has a specific topic as theme. @EthicalHour asks questions to prompt reflection and discussion about ethics around that week’s topic.


#GoalChat

Time: Every Sunday at 7pm-8pm (USA Pacific), or every Sunday at 10pm-11pm (USA Eastern), or every Monday at 3pm-4pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @TheDEBMethod and @GoalChat

Topic: Goals

Details: Each chat may have a specific theme and a couple of special guests. @TheDEBMethod asks questions throughout the whole hour, as well as occasionally posting answers to them. At the end, @GoalChat posts a recap of the chat.


#LeadLoudly

Time: Every Thursday at 7pm-8pm (USA Eastern), or every Friday at 12midnight-1am (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @NathalieGregg

Topic: Leadership

Details: Throughout each chat, @NathalieGregg asks questions surrounding a specific theme. There may also be a special guest.


#MeetGreenChat

Time: Occasional

Host: @MeetGreen

Topic: Sustainability

Details: Throughout each chat, @MeetGreen asks questions surrounding a specific theme.


#MTTalk

Time: Every other Friday at 1pm-2pm (USA Eastern), or every other Friday at 6pm-7pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Hosts: @Mind_Tools

Topic: Leadership, management, and personal effectiveness

Details: Throughout each chat, @Mind_Tools asks questions surrounding a specific theme, as well as occasionally posting answers to them.


#PopChat

Time: Every Friday at 1pm-2pm (USA Eastern), or every Friday at 10am-11am (USA Pacific), or every Friday at 6pm-7pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @brianne2k

Topic: Pop culture

Details: @brianne2k kick-starts the conversation with an ice-breaker, and maintains it with successive questions related to recent events. There may also be a Zoom happy hour on Wednesdays with @brianne2k and special co-hosts and guests.


#SoulNestingChat

Time: Every Tuesday at 7pm-8pm (USA Eastern), or every Tuesday at 4pm-5pm (USA Pacific), or every Wednesday at 12midnight-1am (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @SoulNesting

Topic: Caregiving

Details: @SoulNesting keeps the conversation going with questions throughout the whole hour.


#WinnieSun

Time: Every Wednesday at 11am-12noon (USA Pacific), or every Wednesday at 2pm-3pm (USA Eastern), or every Wednesday at 7pm-8pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Hosts: @winniesun

Topic: Wealth and life

Details: @winniesun starts by asking everyone to introduce themselves, and then provides a lot of questions surrounding that week’s theme. There may be special guests who provide expert answers to the questions.

Business Twitter hashtag hours


#BizapaloozaChat

Time: Every Monday at 2pm-3pm (USA Eastern), or every Monday at 7pm-8pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal) + Every Thursday at 8pm-9pm (USA Eastern), or every Friday at 1am-2am (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @Bizapalooza

Topic: Business

Details: @Bizapalooza asks plenty of questions throughout the whole hour. There may also be a dedicated time for participants to promote themselves and network.


#BizGalz

Time: Every Monday at 1pm-2pm (USA Eastern), or every Monday at 6pm-7pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @BizGalz

Topic: Business women

Details: @BizGals asks questions surrounding a specific topic throughout the whole hour. There may be a special guest.


#CustServ

Time: Every Tuesday at 9pm-10pm (USA Eastern), or every Wednesday at 2pm-3pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Hosts: @MarshaCollier and @GregOrtbach

Topic: Customer service

Details: Both hosts provide questions throughout the whole hour for people to reply to.


#DigiBlogChat

Time: Every Tuesday at 1pm-2pm (USA Pacific), or every Tuesday at 9pm-10pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Hosts: @Carol_Stephen

Topic: Blogging

Details: @Carol_Stephen asks questions about that week’s topic throughout the whole hour.


#FreelanceChat

Time: Every Thursday at 12noon-1pm (USA Eastern), or every Thursday at 5pm-6pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @PRisUs

Topic: Freelance work

Details: @PRisUs asks a few questions to keep the conversation going. The host is also experimenting with open-mic nights where the participants are given the opportunity to ask questions instead of just answering them. There may be special guests who are experts on that week’s topic.


#FreelanceHeroes

Time: Every Wednesday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @FHChat

Topic: Freelance work

Details: @FHChat asks a few questions to keep the conversation going. There may special co-hosts.


#HRHour

Time: Every Thursday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @HR_Hour

Topic: HR

Details: @HR_Hour asks a couple of questions to keep the conversation going.

Marketing Twitter hashtag hours


#ChatAboutBrand

Time: Every Tuesday at 12noon-1pm (USA Eastern), or every Tuesday at 5pm-6pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @cgritmon

Topic: Branding

Details: @cgritmon starts with an icebreaker and then provides questions throughout the whole hour, as well as answers based on their expertise. Both the host and the community managers (@media_wholesome) interact with the participants who reply to the questions. The use of .gifs is always appreciated within this community!


#CMWorld

Time: Every Tuesday at 12noon-1pm (USA Eastern), or every Tuesday at 5pm-6pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @CMIContent

Topic: Content marketing

Details: @CMIContent provides questions throughout the whole hour. There may be special guests.


#ContentChat

Time: Every Monday at 12noon-1pm (USA Pacific), or every Monday at 3pm-4pm (USA Eastern), or every Monday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @SFerika

Topic: Content marketing

Details: There may be a specific topic and special guest each week. @SFerika asks questions throughout the whole hour.


#EmailHour

Time: Every Thursday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Hosts: @RobandKennedy

Topic: Email marketing

Details: There is a specific topic for discussion each week, and @RobandKennedy provide questions surrounding it for people to reply to throughout the whole hour. The conversation starts with a light-hearted icebreaker.


#PPCChat

Time: Every Tuesday at 5pm-6pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @NeptuneMoon

Topic: PPC advertising

Details: @NeptuneMoon asks questions about a specific topic throughout the whole hour, as well as answering them based on their expertise. There may be a special guest or co-host each week. There may also be a Twitter Spaces with that week’s guest later in the week. While the conversation is lively, the host and some participants have the habit of replying to questions in separate tweets to the original ones by the host, which may make it harder to keep track of all that is said.


#SemrushChat

Time: Every Wednesday at 4pm-5pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @semrush

Topic: SEM

Details: @semrush starts the conversation with a themed icebreaker, and then keeps the conversation going throughout the whole hour with questions. There may be special topic and guests each week.


#SEOChat

Time: Every Thursday at 6pm-7pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: Various

Topic: SEO

Details: The host changes each week; the host for the following week is announced at the end of the previous week’s hour. The host asks questions throughout the whole hour to keep the conversation going.


#SMTLive

Time: Every Tuesday at 5pm-6pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @socialmedia2day

Topic: Social media marketing

Details: There is a specific topic for discussion each week, and @socialmedia2day keeps the conversation going with questions throughout the whole hour.


#TwitterSmarter

Time: Every Thursday at 1pm-2pm (USA Eastern), or every Thursday at 6pm-7pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @MadalynSklar

Topic: Twitter marketing

Details: Each week’s questions by @MadalynSklar discuss a specific topic. There may be a special guest each week, as well as a discussion with them later in the week on Twitter Spaces.


#VCBuzz

Time: Every Tuesday at 12noon-1pm (USA Eastern), or every Tuesday at 5pm-6pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @vcbuzz

Topic: Social media and content marketing

Details: @vcbuzz provides questions for the participants. There may be a special topic and guest each week, with the guest’s answers being posted on Viral Content Bee’s website afterwards. While the conversation is lively, the participants have the habit of replying to questions in separate tweets to the original ones by the host, which may make it harder to keep track of all that is said.

Arts and culture Twitter hashtag hours


#CosyCrimeClub

Time: Every other Tuesday at 11am-12noon (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @RachelWardbooks

Topic: Crime books

Details: This Twitter hashtag hour feels like an organic conversation. There is no self-promotion. Only a bunch of crime enthusiasts sharing their experience with the genre, as well as golden recommendations. @RachelWardbooks keeps the conversation going with questions.


#CreativeBizHour

Time: Every Monday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @Lizzie_Chantree

Topic: Creative businesses and lifestyle

Details: @Lizzie_Chantree may ask random questions to keep the conversation going. A lot of the participants take the opportunity to promote the products of their creative businesses.


#FillumChat

Time: Every Thursday at 10pm-11pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @FillumIre

Topic: Independent filmmakers and film festivals

Details: There may be special guests each week, who are welcome to promote themselves. @FillumIre tweets to keep the conversation going.


#FoodieBookClubHour

Time: Every Wednesday at 6pm-7pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @book_foodie and @_peachydigital

Topic: Food

Details: For the most part, it seems like @_peachydigital is the one tweeting to keep the conversation going. Warning: you may feel ravenous by the end of the hour!


#IndieAuthorChat

Time: Every Wednesday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @StonehamPress

Topic: Independent literature

Details: @StonehamPress keeps the conversation going with tweets throughout the whole hour. If there is a special guest, the host tweets questions for them to reply to. If there is no special guest, the host replies to the questions based on their expertise.


#MakersHour

Time: Every Wednesday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @GuildOfMakers

Topic: Making

Details: A unique feature of this hour is that the questions are shared by @GuildOfMakers in advance. This may be useful for people who do not feel comfortable replying on the spot! There may also be guest hosts now and then.

Ireland Twitter hashtag hours


#LouthChat

Time: Every Tuesday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @Louthchat

Topic: Business

Details: This is a tight community based in county Louth. While you can definitely tell that everyone knows each other when you first join the chat, everyone is very welcoming even to people who are not based in Louth. There is a star business every week; the role of the star business is to promote themselves and share expertise; the role of the participants is to support the star business through light-hearted conversation and to get them to trend. There may also be prizes!


#WexfordHour

Time: Every Tuesday at 9pm-10pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @WexfordHour

Topic: Business

Details: The conversation floor in completely open, with @WexfordHour keeping the conversation going with general questions and a lot of replies. There may be featured Wexford businesses and sponsors each week.

UK Twitter hashtag hours


#BelfastHour

Time: Every Thursday at 9pm-10pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @BelfastHourNI

Topic: Business

Details: A lot of businesses from Northern Ireland take this opportunity to share their offerings. Each week there may be guest hosts and featured businesses. There may also be special prizes for the participants!


#EBHour

Time: Every Thursday at 7.30pm-8.30pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @EastbourneHour

Topic: Life

Details: This hour is not very active at the moment, but still takes place every week. It is worth taking a look at if you want to meet people in Eastbourne.


#HerefordHour

Time: Every Monday at 1pm-2pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @HerefordHourbiz

Topic: Business and life

Details: Each week may have a special theme. Local businesses take this opportunity to share their offerings. There is also light-hearted chit-chat about what happened throughout the week.


#HertsHour

Time: Every Monday at 12noon-1pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @HertsHour

Topic: Business

Details: One of the most engaging Twitter hashtag hours in the UK. @HertsHour does a great job of keeping the conversation going with questions and replies, but the participants seem to be the ones who usually guide the conversation. I have also experienced first-hand that even if you are not in the UK you are welcome to join this hour! Another side of #HertsHour is that it maintains a listing of businesses that you can pay to belong too.


#MerseyHour

Time: Every Saturday at 1pm-2pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @MerseyHour

Topic: Business

Details: Local businesses take this opportunity to share their offerings. There may also be special guests each week, who are promoted during the weeks leading up to their date.


#ScottishCraftHour

Time: Every Thursday at 8pm-9pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @CraftHourScot

Topic: Scottish art and craft

Details: Scottish artists and crafters take this opportunity to share their work. @CraftHourScot retweets posts but the conversation mostly takes place between the participants.


#SterlingBizHour

Time: Every Tuesday at 1pm-2pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @SterlingBizHour

Topic: Business in the UK

Details: This hour is not very active at the moment, but still takes place every week. There may be a special theme each week.


#UKCraftersHour

Time: Every Sunday at 7.30pm-8.30pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @UkCraftersHour

Topic: Art and craft from the UK

Details: Artists and crafters from the UK take this opportunity to share their work. @UkCraftersHour retweets posts to highlight individual creatives, but the conversation mostly takes place between the participants.


#WelshCraftHour

Time: Every Sunday at 12noon-1pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @HourWelsh

Topic: Welsh art and craft

Details: Welsh artists and crafters take this opportunity to share their work. @HourWelsh engages and retweets posts, but the conversation is mostly left to the participants.

USA Twitter hashtag hours


#USABizParty

Time: Every Tuesday at 1pm-2pm (USA Eastern), or every Tuesday at 6pm-7pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @USABizparty

Topic: Business

Details: @USABizparty keeps the conversation going with questions throughout the whole hour.

Portugal Twitter hashtag hours


#TwitterChatPT

Time: Occasional

Host: @JoanaRSSousa

Topic: Twitter marketing

Details: The chat is in Portuguese. @JoanaRSSousa starts the conversation with an icebreaker and keeps it going with questions for that hour’s special guest and the participants. The host also replies to the questions.

Africa Twitter hashtag hours


#AfricaTweetChat

Time: Every Wednesday at 9pm-10pm (Africa Eastern), or every Wednesday at 8pm-9pm (Africa Central), or every Wednesday at 7pm-8pm (Africa Western), or every Wednesday at 7pm-8pm (Ireland/UK/Portugal)

Host: @AfricaTweetChat

Topic: Business

Details: There may be a specific topic and special guest each week. The special guest and the participants reply to the questions asked by @AfricaTweetChat throughout the whole hour.


Alexandra Pedro

Alexandra is a business owner, marketer and creative based in Ireland. She founded Alexandra Pedro Marketing in 2018. Her purpose is to farther the arts and culture industry through both her services and her free resources.