Featured Tweeter @TomVTW

Everyone starts somewhere in Social Media.  Tips and tricks we’ve all learned along the way can be especially helpful to those still navigating uncharted waters.

This interview series features twitter accounts in and around the construction industry, a growing population within the Twittersphere.  My only disclaimer is that I do not always agree with the advice.


Twitter Name: @TomVTW
Twitter Bio: We are a 23 year old Heavy Timber Frame Company specializing in Commercial Timber Frames or anything out of the ordinary.
Company Name:  Vermont Timber Works
City/State: Springfield, VT
Main Website: vermonttimberworks.com 
Facebook Page: facebook.com/vermonttimberworks
Admin Name:  Tom Cutler
Followers: 1,203
Following:Follower Ratio: 1.06


1. When did you start your twitter account?

I started my account in June of 2010.

2. What was your biggest obstacle in twitter?

I was a little intimidated; I wasn’t really sure what to do. I had been working in the production side of the business for the previous 11 years.

3. How often do you tweet? Do you have a schedule?

I try to tweet every day. I do not have a schedule.

4. What is your recommendation to new people on twitter?

Just be yourself and don’t be afraid to jump into a conversation.

5. What is your favorite hashtag and why.

I typically don’t use them.

6. Did you have a twitter mentor? How did that come about?

I don’t have a Twitter mentor. Most everyone is very helpful and willing to answer any questions you have.

7. Can you recommend a twitter account that we should be following?

I find Linda @i80equipment to be very helpful and interactive.

Additional Comments:

Don’t be afraid. Jump in and say “Hi.”

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