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#zulilyNurseryStyle Twitter Chat

Jenny McCarthy wears many hats – from TV host and comedic actress to autism research activist and mother – but in her latest role, she’s channeled her talents into a successful line of nursery bedding, Too Good. zulily is collaborating with Jenny for a sale, beginning tomorrow, March 15, and to celebrate, we’re throwing a nursery-themed Twitter Chat this Friday! Joining her for the live Q&A will be zulily Home Buyer Alex Kanter and Hollywood Hot Mom co-founder Natalie Klein. And once again, one lucky Chat participant will win a $50 zulily gift card to use towards a zulily purchase! (Past winners not included in drawing.)

The Chat is taking place on Twitter this Friday, March 15 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST, so be sure to bring all your nursery questions, comments and insights to our #zulilyNurseryStyle Chat. Whether you’re curious about the most soothing colors for your nursery or want tips on customizing a baby’s room, Jenny, Alex and Natalie can answer all your burning questions!

 

About Jenny McCarthy

Jenny McCarthy is an actress, activist, mother, model and New York Times best-selling author. In 2011, she launched her line of eco-friendly nursery bedding, Too Good, in an effort to provide safe yet stylish options that fill the gap between high prices and low quality. A passionate advocate of autism research, Jenny also serves on the board of directors for her organization Generation Rescue.

About Alex Kanter
With three years of experience as a buyer, Alex Kanter has been a part of the zulily team for almost a year and focuses on bringing the best deals in bedding, bath and rugs to the zulily community. She searches for inspiration from all over (including Pinterest) and loves to bring a room to life with candles, accent pillows and colorful ottomans.

About Natalie Klein

Natalie Klein co-founded the site Hollywood Hot Moms with Jessica Denay in 2011 in an effort to make celebrity style accessible to everyone. Their site features the latest on what famous moms and their kids are wearing, in addition to giveaways and discounts.

 

If you’re new to Twitter or still learning the ropes, we’ve laid out a step-by-step guide to participating in a Twitter Chat below.

So, what exactly is a Twitter Chat?
A Twitter chat is a public discussion—with “tweeters” from all over the world—based on a common topic of interest.

Why a Twitter Chat?
Twitter has become the go-to forum for moms worldwide to discuss every topic imaginable. Twitter is a big place, though, and our #zulilyNurseryStyle chat will be a great way to share ideas about style on a smaller scale.

How can I follow the discussion?
At first glance, Twitter can seem like a chaotic place for a discussion. Fortunately, some simple tools have been created to help organize the many tweets generated every day. 

While the @zulily Twitter Chat promises to be fast paced, the Twitter “#hashtag” feature allows followers to more easily keep up with and participate in the discussion. 

Each follower participating in the Chat will include a unique hashtag (#) in each tweet. For our Chat, we will be using #zulilyNurseryStyle. This will help readers following the Twitter Chat to separate ours from other discussions taking place on Twitter.

To more easily follow and participate in the discussion, we recommend using a Twitter monitoring app. We’ve added a few of our favorites below. They’re free to use and will allow you to view any tweet that includes the right # (hashtag).

New to Twitter? Follow these simple steps to sign up and join the discussion:

1.     Visit twitter.com to sign up for an account and pick a unique Twitter “handle” (Handle = what comes after the @ symbol)

2.     Follow @zulily @JennyMcCarthy and @HollywoodHotMoms

3.     Visit one of our recommended Twitter monitoring tools. We’ll use tweetchat.com as an example.

·        Once you’ve arrived at TweetChat click ‘Sign In’ and allow Twitter to authorize the TweetChat app.

·        In the field that reads “Enter hashtag to follow,” input zulilyNurseryStyle
(all one word)

·        Join the chat! Tweet us a question or comment, or simply introduce yourself! We’ll make sure to say hello! Be sure to include the @ symbol to direct your tweet at the right user. Here’s an example:

“@zulily excited to be here! What color would be most soothing for a baby boy’s room? #zulilyNurseryStyle”


A few of our favorite websites for monitoring Twitter:

·        TweetChat http://tweetchat.com/,

·        TweetGrid http://tweetgrid.com/

·        Monitter http://monitter.com

·        Hootsuite http://hootsuite.com

 

We’ll be reading and responding to your tweets in real time, so if you have a question, just tweet @zulily!