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.
Stats:Twitter Name: @DoverProjects Twitter Bio: Former Art Director of BUILDER & BIG BUILDER magazines. I share my home improvement & DIY projects. I’m not an expert. I do this because I love it. Hi! City/State: Dover, NH Main Website: www.doverprojects.blogspot.com Facebook Page: facebook.com/DoverProjects Admin Name: Peter Means LinkedIN Profile: http://linkd.in/qjqVW9 Klout Score: 62 Followers: 1,339 Following:Follower Ratio: 1.12 As seen on TV: Renovation Realities, The DIY Network, “The Means Job” (a comedy):
1. When did you start your twitter account?
Thursday, Jun 11, 2009 at 16:22:55 PM. No, I didn’t remember that, but I just found out that TweetGrader will show you exactly when you started your account. That said, I signed up for Twitter and was boggled and frustrated by it at first and, thus, left my account dormant for a year.
2. What was your biggest obstacle in twitter?
I couldn’t understand how it seemed that people were having back-and-forth conversations. I had been a long time Facebook user where the conversations where bundled neatly under posts, which made sense. But these little “tweets” flying around threw me off. How could anyone be having a conversation in all this chaos? I had a little bit to learn.
When I send my first tweet, I had zero followers, and I can remember thinking “OMG! I just put something out there that the whole world can see!” Panic set in immediately! Continue reading