What's your best tweet?
I remember someone retweeted one of my Daily Food Holidays & added "So will you marry me then?" She tweeted back "Yes" I teared up...
What are six things you could never do without?
Food, Water, My loving partner, Twitter, My Laptop & My Work
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Foodimentary on Twitter IS my life. From the time I wake to the time I go to sleep. It's my job & I love it!
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
um...Twitter with a sidecar of ,Blogging, Foursquare, Instagram, Foodspotting, Facebook....you know being social
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Last April 1st someone announced Twitter Pro was launched...the funniest scam ever on Twitter. I even fell for it. You had to be there...
What feature should Twitter add?
A way to fully integrate with other social media technologies such as Facebook, Aim, Etc. and um more characters...
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
my mother. She is a hoot!
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
I never shorten links in my tweets. I hate linking on spam & want my peeps to see EXACTLY where they are going to link to, a trust thing.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Mark Bittman of the New York Times a great role model for foodies... always interested in food and how we talk about it.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Not really. I may have at 1st but I just ignore the bad people. Best thing to do is let them think you don't care, keep them around.
Why should we vote for you?
I Tweet about the wit & wisdom found it the world of food. Never negative & never about myself. I do this every day & people like it.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Foodimentary, Wins, Shorty Awards, Well Deserved, Food
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
I have made so many. Twitter has made it possible for me to connect with over a hundred thousand people a day. That is beyond interesting!
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#DailyQuote #FoodFact #FoodQuote
(my peeps don't need hashtags to find me now so I don't use them very much)
How do you make your tweets unique?
I tweet positive, interesting, dependable, & engaging information about food. No ads, never about me. I ask simply 4 people 2 read & enjoy
What inspires you to tweet?
People who have a hate or fear of food. We all need to come to terms with food. It sustains us & should never be feared. Enjoy it!
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
I found tweeting a lot is easy, but tweeting less with a more powerful words, much harder. People respond to the later.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Let Twitter be a positive part of your day. When it turns negative or overwhelming then you know its time to slow down or walk away
How long can you go without a tweet?
Oh days! Weeks!...but just not any time soon because tomorrow is National...
What question are we not asking here that we should?
How does it feel to be in Wikipedia? Answer: So neat to have created a word & then define what it means.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Everyone Nominated for a Shorty Award. Every vote means that they have done their job at communicating well.
Why should people follow you?
I'm considered the "original" Twitter foodie. Celebrating food every day.
Why'd you start tweeting?
I wanted to bring wit & wisdom back into the world of food. Twitter allowed me to do just that...140 characters at a time.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
YES, it went from a hobby to a full time gig. I owe a lot to Twitter as a medium. I hope to pay it back by tweeting every day
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
I hope to share positive information. Twitter is supposed to be an escape; An escape to a good place
How will the world change in the next year?
Another year begins, a clean slate of sorts. Let's work for a better day!
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
I think people should follow people back. I like to have a public & a private relationship. Direct messaging is more one on one you know...
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Warmer, I am afraid...but there is always a ray of light.