Posts Tagged '#FollowFriday'


How Twitter Reminded Us That People – Not Numbers – Are What Matter + My Weekly Recommendations


This morning as I was going through my routine of catching up on RSS feeds and all the latest design, social media and tech news, I came across the story from Mashable that explained how Twitter decided to clean up spam and bot accounts last night. The article revealed how the result for most Twitter users would be a drop in follower count. Like most who read it, I quickly put down my coffee and checked my own statistics. I have to admit I was …


How I Keep Up With The Thousands I Follow on Twitter + My Weekly Recommendations of People to Follow


This morning as I was going through my ritual email and Twitter catchups, I came across a questions from a new friend on Twitter named Liz Stroud (@liz2point0). Liz asked: “How do you keep up with thousands of people to follow??? Seiously!” So I thought, why not answer the question in today’s #FollowFriday blog post along with my weekly recommendations of people to follow on Twitter. If you haven’t already read my previous posts regarding my personal approach to #FollowFridays, please check them out here:…


My Weekly Recommendations of People To Follow On Twitter – July 10, 2009


I REALLY wanted to write an accompanying article giving some more tidbits and tips and insights into Twitter that I’ve learned, but somehow my days this week only had 24 hours in them. Did anyone else have that problem? I’m drafting a petition for more hours in the day. Let me know if you would be willing to add your signature.

So instead this week I am simply going straight to a new compilation of people I follow on Twitter. If you are here wondering …


Reasons I Follow People on Twitter – or Not. Plus My #FollowFriday Recommendations

Albert Camus quote

Last Friday I explained why I don’t want to do #FollowFridays on Twitter anymore. I also shared some links to help newcomers understand exactly what #FollowFriday is supposed to be all about. So rather than repeat myself, please pop over to last Friday’s post and catch up. Plus, you will find a few of my favorite people I follow on Twitter and decide if you want to follow them too.

This week, before I give my second edition of weekly recommendations, I thought it might …


Why I Don’t Want To Do #FollowFridays On Twitter Anymore

Why I Do Not Want To Do Follow Fridays on Twitter Anymore

Follow Fridays on Twitter exhaust me.

Before I go any further, if you don’t know what “Follow Fridays” on Twitter is, here is a great explanation for the uninitiated: #FollowFriday: The Anatomy of a Twitter Trend

I really think it’s a great idea. A designated day to recommend people you follow to people who follow you. In concept, it’s a great way to share, encourage and help to enhance others’ Twitter experience. When I first started using Twitter and learned about #FollowFriday, I thought it …