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.
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