with Culture Vulturess
What's your best tweet?
It's yet to happen
What are six things you could never do without?
Family, Friends, Food, Water, Twitter, Soap
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
It's my life dashboard, the control centre for pretty much everything I do these days. People no longer email me, they DM!
What's your favorite Twitter app?
I don't really use any...
Twitter or Facebook?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
The ability to send a dm to opted in members in your lists
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Dave Lamb (The voice over guy from Come Dine With Me)
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
All of them, the joy of twitter is the creative parameter to hone well crafted, pun-tastic tweets
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
@gapingvoid I've no idea why, he's really funny and clever and I jump up and down in front of him to no avail
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Every end of tax year, I take out my angst, frustration & task avoidance on a New Year CULL! Horoscopes, Motivational Types, Jedis, Gurus...
Why should we vote for you?
Because, cue heart on sleeve, I am the biggest advocate of Twitter, and what it can help achieve, that ever lived. Ask anyone!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#worldpeaceisnigh #bankspaybackwhattheyowe #cultureisforeveryone #politicianstellthetruth #culturevulturesrock
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
We ran a competition to win a festival pass & survival kit. We crowd-sourced what the pack should have & @actionwipes sponsored it
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
I try to make them amusing, entertaining, ironic, self deprecating, but fail!
What inspires you to tweet?
Being connected to the world
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yeah, by the people who unfollow and my husband...
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be yourself on Twitter (but not if you're a miserable, passive aggressive, moaning whinge bag) be generous, deposit into the Bank of Goodwill
How long can you go without a tweet?
If I go 'off grid' I get twitchy for the first few hours before feeling miraculously relaxed. But it's the first thing I check before coffee
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What seat would you like on the all expenses paid business class flight from Blighty to the Big Apple to pick up your Shorty? #cheeky
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
It will find ways to make money with integrity. Businesses and Public bodies start to feel more confident using it. Business CRM bolt ons
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Can I take the 5th on this?
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That Twitter is filled with people tweeting what they ate for breakfast
Why should people follow you?
For all of the reasons listed by people who have voted for us? We're fun, and we like to connect, create, dream, and try to delight
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
Please don't make me do this, there are too many to mention, not least all of our 30+ bloggers!
How do you decide what to tweet?
My fingers do the decision making for me these days, they fly faster than my brain has a chance to self censor
Why'd you start tweeting?
My friend @heartscontent said it might be 'up my street' so to speak, shortly after the launch of The Culture Vulture. I'll give her that one
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes! I've made the most amazing friends, developed collaborative international projects such as the Travelling Moleskine, it's life research
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
In the olden days people were more generous in attributing their inspiration back to the originator. Better manners?
How will the world change in the next year?
Despite gloom, depression and despair the world will witness some amazing creativity as a response
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Retweeting good comments about yourself, not engaging, thinking a ratio of 2 followed to 2million followers is cool, not attributing tweets
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Delightful & terrible & everything in between