Live Updates From SMC

Welding & Gases Today brings the educational and networking opportunities of GAWDA’s Spring Management Conference to the Web with its Live Blog from SMC. Whether you’re in Baltimore or across the country, you are invited to take part in the conversation.

Follow along with Welding & Gases Today at @GasWeldEdge on Twitter, and join the conversation by including the hash tag #GAWDA with your tweets. New to Twitter? We’ve got you covered. Follow the instructions below to get started on Twitter.

Also, be sure to check in with the Welding & Gases Today blog for news and insights throughout the SMC.


Getting Started on Twitter

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  2. Enter your name, email address and desired password.
  3. Enter a unique username up to 15 characters in length (Create your own or Twitter will suggest one) and then submit to create account.
  4. To find other users to follow, use the search box or go directly to a user’s page if you know their name on Twitter. For example, Welding & Gases Today can be found at Click the “Follow” button to see that user’s updates on your Twitter home page.
  5. Twitter messages are know as “tweets” and can be no longer than 140 characters. To send out a tweet from the main Twitter website, click the blue button in the upper right that says “Compose new tweet” when you place your cursor over it. From the mobile website, enter your tweet in the “What’s happening?” box.
  6. To publicly address another user, type the @ symbol, followed by the user’s name in your tweet.
  7. “Hash tags” are keywords followed by the # symbol, which allow tweets to be easily searched. You can click on a hash tag in a tweet to see all recent tweets using that tag.
    Example: @GasWeldEdge Learning so much at #GAWDA SMC.