with Carole Brown
What's your best tweet?
Haven't kept track
What are six things you could never do without?
Binoculars, camera, two dogs, wifi, my friends, and the love of my life
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I have found many professional contacts on twitter with whom to collaborate and help with mutually beneficial projects
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweet Deck and Hoot Suite
Twitter or Facebook?
70% Twitter 30% Facebook
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
Search URL to see twitter mentions
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Many nature and wildlife people don't even know what twitter is.....yet
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
If it fits, it ships
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
There are some great people out there who aren't yet on twitter. I'd love to see them here.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
I've unfollowed a few who only tweet the same self-promotional thing over and over till I get sick of seeing it
Why should we vote for you?
Wildlife Garden, nature, birds, butterflies, wildlife, gardening and how to make a positive difference in the world
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#WildlifeGarden #nature #birds #butterfly #bees #garden #wildlife
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
There are so many great people on twitter, but the best was being hired for a speaking gig via Twitter DM
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
I try to encourage people, and thank them for sharing great information. To me twitter is a communication tool. I talk to people
What inspires you to tweet?
Great nature, bird, butterfly, gardening and wildlife gardening stories
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Just talk to people. Have conversations. Get to know others and how you can help. Don't be all spammy and self-promotional
How long can you go without a tweet?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Can't think of any
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
It will become less self-promotional and spammy
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That it's all about self-promotion
Why should people follow you?
If they care about wildlife, nature, birds, butterflies, conservation, and wildlife gardening
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@PineLilyFNPS @gardenfornature @clayanlimestone @grstems @THBfarm @Suburban_Farmer @suburbangarden
How do you decide what to tweet?
I love passing along great information. It has to be true and often provide solution or new knowledge
Why'd you start tweeting?
To meet others who cared about the same things I do
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
I've met some amazing people from all over the country and around the world, thanks to twitter
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Support each other, spread great information, talk to each other
How will the world change in the next year?
Maybe humans will wake up to how we are destroying the planet
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Only promoting yourself, not talking to other people
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
My fantasy: no wars, no pollution, wildlife is thriving instead of declining, humans have stopped destroying the planet May that be true!