with Kathleen DeCosmo
What's your best tweet?
Faith is being sure of what you hope for and certain of what you do not see. Hebrews 11:1
What are six things you could never do without?
Twitter, Twitter, Twitter, Twitter, Twitter, Twitter,
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I review books & promote authors & businesses with my Roses of Distinction. I also love to connect every day with my tweeps!
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
I love them both for different reasons. Twitter because I can speak with any, all 24/7, FB I can keep updated on Family, Friends & Business
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Hmm I cannot recall a trend but I do recall my friend @LukeRomyn with women's hair designed by @VariantVal
What feature should Twitter add?
The ability to have more than 20 Lists or up the quantity of people allowed on a list.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
I only want people to follow me if they choose to.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes I have unfollowed if I see any objectionable material, language and also very inactive tweeps.
Why should we vote for you?
Hmmm. Well because I am truly excited about social media & all the opportunity that is waiting for any & all just like me!!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Roses of Distinction
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Many of my author friends. We had a tweetup in NYC May 2010. http://winsloweliot.com/2010/05/tweet-up-in-new-york/
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
Unique because I write them :)
What inspires you to tweet?
What inspires me is that I have so many friends all over the world that truly care!
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
All the time but there are far worse things in life LOL!
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Twitter is a place to: give, learn, appreciate, have community with others all around the world, celebrate similarities & differences.
How long can you go without a tweet?
Not Long LOL!!
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What do you plan to do with your Shorty Award if you win? How will it impact your life in general & on Twitter?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
Hoping to see less of the fail whale this year :)
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@ceebee308 because he is thoughtful of his followers, responds to mentions although he has over 100,000 following him, excellent writer.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
I follow 2 of the funniest people on twitter @ceebee308 & @lukeromyn
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
One of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter is that it is used to document one's every breathing moment.
Why should people follow you?
People should follow me because I reciprocate, promote & conversate :)
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@ceebee308, @LukeRomyn, @DonovanCreed @WinslowEliot @FavorsByDorinda @NovelHelp @MichaelBalkind @realcougarwoman
How do you decide what to tweet?
I answer mentions, greet my friends, read my timeline and jump out and tweet new people. I love meeting new people every day :)
Why'd you start tweeting?
I have a friend on Facebook who has a Twitter account and I wanted to see what it was all about. Wow am I happy that I did!
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes Twitter has changed my life because I have met so many awesome people and have a lot of new friends all over the world!
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
I wish people would do more answering of their mentions on Twitter and help reach out more.
How will the world change in the next year?
It will get older.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Answering mentions is what people need to do more. People need to realize that communication & exchange on twitter is most important.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
A lot older! :)