Evelyn Hannon was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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cheryl clarke
cheryl clarke I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel because her blog is fab for solo female travellers!
Flight Centre Canada
Flight Centre Canada Grats again 2 lilpeej from Alberta for guessing correctly that @journeywoman is up 4 a Shorty travel award! #TravelExpoTO http://ow.ly/48xHC
Prepared for Travel
Prepared for Travel I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel because she shares her knowledge with all of us everyday.
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Hanna Shining ✰ of the Twitterworld , say HI to the lovely @Journeywoman who is going to NYC for the Shorty Awards! Yeh! #FF
Donald Wilson
Donald Wilson I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel because after 20 non-stop years on the web she deserves to win!
Barbara Bunce
Barbara Bunce I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel because...she is an inspiration, a helper and an innovater.
Fiona Hilliard
Fiona Hilliard I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel because her site is a goldmine of useful (and witty) travel tips
Jane Langille
Jane Langille I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel because she built a fabulous sharing online community for women
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miss fiyah I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel bc she provides the best content for solo female travelers.
Carlo Alcos
Carlo Alcos I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel because she is a truly and honestly good, venerable human.
Alicia
Alicia Whoo hoo! Big thanks to everyone who voted @Journeywoman for a Shorty award in #travel. She's officially in the running
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ExVacationIdeas I endorse @Journeywoman in the Shorty category #travel because she deserves it!
Gregg Tilston
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Trafalgar Canada
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Angela Schonberg
Angela Schonberg @Journeywoman Congratulations on 2nd place in the shorty awards!!! Have fun at the Big Apple! #travel
Karen Bryan
Karen Bryan I nominate @journeywoman for a Shorty Award in #travel because she always loads of useful tips for female travellers
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Marcie G. Pellicano
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Abionda
Abionda I nominate @Journeywoman for a Shorty Award in #travel because...she is giving me the courage to travel on my own
Jorge Pelaez
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E.M. Rogers
E.M. Rogers I nominate @Journeywoman for a Shorty Award in #travel because she's an amazing role model for people of all ages!
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Kirti Kapoor
Kirti Kapoor I nominate @JourneyWoman 4 a Shorty Award in #socialmedia becoz she proves tht age is no bar to living life to the hilt
shetheocean
shetheocean I nominate @Journeywoman for a Shorty Award in #travel because...she shows her strengths and glowing confidence!
Clarice MacGarvey
Clarice MacGarvey I nominate @Journeywoman for a Shorty Award in #travel because she dispenses great info and is fun!
The Shorty Interview
with Evelyn Hannon
What's your best tweet?
OMGoodness! No wonder I'm old and tired. Just looked at how many times I've tweeted since I started Twitter. 20,068. YIKES. Goin' to rest;-)
What are six things you could never do without?
The last six decades of my life and all the life experiences and travel adventures that have made me, at 70, who I am today.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Twitter has become a huge part of my professional life. It's how I connect +network (+gossip) with travelling women around the world.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter! What a great new communication tool to discover at 70.
What feature should Twitter add?
Another feature to learn? I get along fine with the Twitter tools I have right now.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
My mom (who is in heaven). Honestly. How cool it would be to read her hashtags like #cloud9 #heavenly #dontwishyouwerehere #godscountry, etc.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
That's easy;-) Journeywoman
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
What bothers me most are 'tweet to tweet' marketers. Try to sell me something via twitter and you are ... GONE.
Why should we vote for you?
C'mon guys....Wouldn't it be cool if a Grandmother with over 10,650 followers won a SHORTY for sharing her life's work+knowledge on Twitter?
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#sendgrandma2theShorties
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Was recently the embedded 'Tweeter' on a 3-week cruise in C. America and as a result was asked to interview Desmond Tutu who was onboard.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#JWTip
What inspires you to tweet?
I'm called the Grandmother of Women's Travel. Since 1994 my mandate has been to inspire women to travel safely and well.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Nope;-)
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Give, give, give, give, give, give, give, give, give, give, give, give what you know best. Stay true to your message + stay true to yourself.
How long can you go without a tweet?
I can go about six hours. I usually get up in the middle of the night to answer any DMs that come in from women around the world.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
When did TIME Magazine choose you as one of this century's innovative thinkers? Answer: In 2000. REALLY. (sorry, I couldn't resist;-)
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
The person I admire most is my daughter @yummymummyclub (EricaEhm) who has built an incredible community of moms via Twitter.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
The person who never fails to make me laugh, snort, guffaw and cackle is @sharonDV (Sharon Devellis). And no ... she's not related to me.
Why should people follow you?
Hmmm... I warn everybody NOT to follow me because I will give them incurable wanderlust and definitely lead them astray.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
I found her by accident and now I'm addicted to the life and loves of @littleanimation , a truly unique animation artist+personality.
How do you decide what to tweet?
I never agonize about what to say. Twitter moves so quickly so ... I think. I tweet. Done.
Why'd you start tweeting?
Heard my daughters talking abt it so thought I'd try+see what it was like. Spent 1 month watching+learning from the pros. By then was hooked!
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Of course it has. I follow both my daughters on Twitter. Now I never have to nag for details of their lives. I just read their tweets+learn.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
That people really are interested in what you're having for breakfast.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
I can only hope it will be a better place.