What's your best tweet?
Tweeting a TORNADO WARNING info to folks in AL who actually saw my tweet and took cover...they survived & thanked me personally!
What are six things you could never do without?
My family/children, friends, radar, laptop, cellphone, severe weather/tornadoes
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I use Twitter for ALL my promotional and sales adds for my company but most importantly direct contact with my customers
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweetdeck and Twitter for Google TV
Twitter or Facebook?
Both. In this world of social media, if you own a business small or large you need to use all the tools availale to you to be successful!
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#IndirectYourCrush What does that mean exactly anyways?
What feature should Twitter add?
Extend the 140 character count to 200. This would make tweets a little easier!
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
My Dad. He is not in the best of heath and it would be nice to tweet with him during the day.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Storm Chasing Tours, Tornadoes Warning, Particularly A Dangerous Situation
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Being from Oklahoma, I would like fellow Oklahoman Blake Shelton to follow me.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
I unfollowed her after I realized she was a webcam girl and porn spam! I am very happily married! ;)
Why should we vote for you?
Becuase I offer real products in a timely fashion from weather warnings to Storm Chasing Tours!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Owning Extreme Chase Tours, I am always tweeting about it- It paid off, I made a "sale" & will be taking another guest on tour this year!
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
By giving accurate timely information, pics and video during any weather situation inclduing on our Storm Chasing Tours to EVERYBODY!
What inspires you to tweet?
Weather in general...from tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, snow, weather, info- basically any type of weather info will inspire me
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
No, not yet. I try to keep my tweets about my small weather business and weather related warnings watches and the like.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Learn what a hashtag really is when promoting anything-especially when it is your own brand. Go slow at first & take time to really learn!
How long can you go without a tweet?
Not long....maybe a day....MAYBE ;)
What question are we not asking here that we should?
What got me interested in weather? How did I start my company? How did my wife and I meet? Why do I wish I could win a Shorty Award?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
It is my hope that Twitter does not really change - I love being able to interact with my followers real time!
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Andy Gabrielson @FindTheTornado....he passed away almost a year ago...he was my friend and I learned so much from him about twitter
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That you can make an account and just reach millions of people. It takes time, hard work and patience!
Why should people follow you?
Becasue I offer something real to my followers. Not just a possible Tornado Tour or vacation but real life saving information!
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
Weather is not just my passion it is my life so 99% of what I tweet is about my life-the weather I want to share knowledge with everyone!
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
You got me on this one....
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
My wife Laura is my business partner so if I can't tweet she will tweet for me, this has made us so much closer and it does #keepgoodgoing
Why'd you start tweeting?
To promote my company and my brand and to keep others aware of dangerous weather situations that could effect them
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
YES! The social media platform has helped my company grow, brought my wife and I closer & lets us keep up with our oldest daughter!
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Get better weather prepared and educated about the effects of weather
How will the world change in the next year?
I hope it will change for the good- economics, freewill, love, life and liberty, the basic good in people.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Charlie Sheen accidentally tweeting his phone number to millions of his twitter peeps! I was in tears laughing....what a guy!
What will the world be like 10 years from now?