with Agency News Network
What are six things you could never do without?
Besides the obvious ones; gear, sushi, saki, a good night's sleep, hair gel and this lamp;)
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
We use it as a Digest of the information we published everyday from our AgencyNewsNetwork app.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitterific for the iPhone. Although - it has gone through a lot of changes in the last year. From free support of multiple accounts to...
Twitter or Facebook?
We go both ways;) But Twitter plays a much larger role in our business model; all our free and paid apps revolve around Twitter.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Funniest in what way? I would say the 'vuvuzela' was very entertaining, most people thought it was a body part.
What feature should Twitter add?
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Never thought about it.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
No, not yet:)
Why should we vote for you?
It's simple; there is too much information to process. Our app filters through the noise and delivers targeted information to AD peeps.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
How do you make your tweets unique?
That's very subjective. Our tweets are unique because the are targeted to a specific group that needs to be in the know.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Reach out to people and companies that have something to share and get from you. The classic quid pro quo - is a big Twitter thing.
How long can you go without a tweet?
That's what weekends are for...
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How do you make the Shorty Awards bigger and have more attention paid to them.
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
If Twitter can be more targeted on business or personal segments it will become more useful to the masses. Lists are a good start...
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That it requires huge amounts of effort to participate.
Why should people follow you?
We are the 'New Gen AdAge' we filter through the noise and provide latest and greatest news about a very specific industry.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
We got turned on to many great Twitter accounts at last year's Shorty Awards.
How do you decide what to tweet?
We select Ad Agency news based on popularity measured through clicks on our site (app).
Why'd you start tweeting?
To be heard and help Ad Agency people stay up to date on what's going on.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes, it's made it more entertaining and more interactive.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
We wish people would be more specific in their profiles so we know who to follow back. The SPAM factor is getting unmanageable.
How will the world change in the next year?
It's almost a setup for a cynical response. We're just hoping that whatever the change is, it's for the better.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
The biggest must be - Over Self Promoting.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Our crystal ball says it will be less like it was 10 years ago;)