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I signed up

http://twitter.com/denisejaden

But I haven't taken the time to figure out how to add followers. Anyway, feel free to add me to your list and eventually I'll figure it out!

I just added everyone from here who didn't have their twitter protected. Any of you "protected" people can feel free to add me if you want :)

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#61 - November 28, 2008, 10:21 AM
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A friend asked me to join a few weeks ago and I hopped on. (Though, I haven't done the Facebook or MySpace thing yet... avoided, so far.)

Then, one day on vacation, DH mentioned it and I said, "What?" I guess he has an account now, too. I'll have to mind my Ps and Qs. TeeHee!

I tried to add all the VK Twitterers, but if I missed you, here's mine:
http://twitter.com/annamlewis

Courtney: Thanks so much for the links! 
#62 - December 03, 2008, 06:49 AM

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I twitter also, under: http://twitter.com/ComputerGrandma
I'm going to add each of you to the list of people I'm following.
#63 - December 08, 2008, 07:54 AM

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Okay... just got on, and added all y'all...here's me:

http://twitter.com/jackyboy72
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Okay, I'm experimenting with following a couple of VKers on Twitter, in hopes that it will be a motivator instead of an excuse to procrastinate. But don't take it personally if I back out!
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I signed up in July but couldn't figure out how to use it. I'm trying to get the hang of all this social networking so I took some time today and learned the ropes. I went through and followed everyone in this thread. I'm looking forward to connecting more!

http://twitter.com/shanasilver
#68 - December 10, 2008, 10:45 AM

Here's some great info on Twittiquette, from Books & Such publicist Kathleen Y’Barbo:

http://www.booksandsuch.biz/blog/2009/01/marketing-matters-twittiquette-how-to-avoid-fleeing-followers/
#69 - January 28, 2009, 10:23 AM
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I just joined but I am perplexed

http://twitter.com/JillCorcoran
#70 - January 28, 2009, 06:15 PM
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Well, I started following you, in case you're wondering who that is. It's me.  :smile You can try the friend search in the settings (I think they call it the settings). Good luck and beware, it's quite addictive. The best way to figure it out, is to just start playing around with it.
#71 - January 28, 2009, 06:59 PM

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I think I'm now following all of you--I'm thoroughly addicted. I am http://twitter.com/KateMilford and http://twitter.com/MagothyTreats.  See you there!
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Thanks, SBK! :grouphug2
#73 - January 28, 2009, 09:54 PM
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Yay, Anna!

For everyone who has a twitter, or is thinking of getting one, here are some industry related twitters worth watching:

ALSC blog:  http://twitter.com/alscblog
The Alternative Teens Services:  http://twitter.com/yalibrarian
The Cybils:  http://twitter.com/cybils
Flux Books:  http://twitter.com/fluxbooks
HarperTeen:  http://twitter.com/harperteen
KidderLit:  http://twitter.com/KidderLit  (twitters the first lines of kids' books)
Little Brown:  http://twitter.com/littlebrown
Media Bistro:  http://twitter.com/mediabistro
NanoWriMo:  http://twitter.com/NaNoWriMo
NY Times Books:  http://twitter.com/nytimesbooks
Penguin Books:  http://twitter.com/PenguinBooks
School Library Journal:  http://twitter.com/sljournal
Simon Pulse:  http://twitter.com/SimonPulse

Lots of authors and reviewers have twitters.  And news broadcasters AND presidential candidates...  it's so great.

I just went on twitter tonight.  Here is me: http://twitter.com/smozer

Thanks for posting this great list.  Doesn't it get overwhelming to get so many feeds?


#74 - February 01, 2009, 09:39 PM
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I didn't like Twitter at first because for some reason my screen showed the words tiny like chicken scratches and I couldn't read it. Then I asked my dad -- the computer pro -- and he showed me how to change the font to a larger size.  So I'm okay with Twitter now. I'd probably like it more if I had an I-Phone or even had the internet on my cell phone. Maybe in the future...

Anyway, I'm under LindaJoySingleton on Twitter.
#75 - February 02, 2009, 07:08 AM
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Sigh...yet another way to feed the social networking monkey on my back...http://twitter.com/mike_jung
#76 - February 02, 2009, 07:16 AM

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Help!  I need some Twitter etiquette.  Can I follow anyone I want.  Are there rules?  I am really allowed to follow agents and editors and publishing houses?  I feel like I am listening through a keyhole.
#77 - February 02, 2009, 04:31 PM
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You can follow anyone you're interested in, but you can't expect them to always follow you back.  Also, if someone you are uncomfortable with, for any reason, starts to follow you, block them. Don't feel guilty. If you want to control the people who follow you, there is a setting for keeping your twits locked and you have to approve/deny the people who request to follow you.

Try to remember to check your @ replies section - sometimes your followers leave comments for you. If you're not following them back, their comments won't appear on the home page. You have to go looking for them. Took me a long time to figure that one out too. I'm still  not sure how many people I ignored in the beginning.

Um, that's all I can think of off hand.
#78 - February 02, 2009, 05:52 PM

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Help!  I need some Twitter etiquette.  Can I follow anyone I want.  Are there rules?  I am really allowed to follow agents and editors and publishing houses?  I feel like I am listening through a keyhole.

LOL - yes, you can follow whoever you want! People can make their updates private if they don't want you to see them, and then you have to ask permission to see their updates. Everyone who posts on Twitter knows (or ought to know, heh) that their updates are *public*...use discretion (unless you're me)  :ahh. And if you follow someone but they don't like you for some reason, they have the ability to "block" you out completely. Hope this helps! Ok, I gotta go tweet...

Edited to add: Darn you Linda and your simultaneous Twitter/Blueboarding! :P But um, good pointer on the @replies... :D
#79 - February 02, 2009, 05:52 PM
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One more dumb question (and you are going to laugh at me again), how do you follow it?  It's like a whole mish-mash of information all at once. 
#80 - February 02, 2009, 06:02 PM
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LOL, this is where the addiction comes in. The more often you check in, the easier it is to keep up, especially if you're following a lot of people. Just remember to read from the bottom up because the new posts are always at the top. When I first arrive, I always back track until I find the last post I remember reading, and then work my way to the newest posts.

It gets easier with practice. And more and more addictive.  :whistle

Oh, and Emily ...  :pp
#81 - February 02, 2009, 06:24 PM
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But who is everyone responding too?  I see lots of answers but no questions. 
#82 - February 02, 2009, 06:52 PM
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Ah, I see what you mean. When you go to someone's profile page, you can only see what they have posted. You'll see their status updates and their @ replies. If you want to see what they are responding to, you have to go to that other person's page and see what they said. It's a pain. I find it easier to just focus on the tweets that come to my home page. It's much easier. On days when I'm bored, I venture out past my little world to see what's up.
#83 - February 02, 2009, 07:01 PM

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@SMozer (see how I'm using Twitter lingo here) It sounds like you've got your @ Replies under Notices under Setting set to "see all." And yeah, then you're seeing a bunch of replies to people you don't follow and the one side of the conversation makes no sense at all.

I have mine set to "see replies to people I follow." That way if Linda is chatting with someone I don't know, her half of the conversation doesn't show up in my feed. But if she says something to Emily, I can totally eavesdrop and take sides and everything.  :moose
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there are settings for that?  :dr

I do only see the replies of people I follow, and I have no idea how I got that. I may have set that up on the first day without even realizing it. I didn't know there were even options about that.

Thanks for clearing that up Heather.

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I like seeing all the @ replies, even the ones from people I'm not following. I often end up clicking on the link to view the conversation thread and then finding more people to follow that way. If I only saw the @ replies people say to those on my own list, I think I'd be missing out on some cool twitter-ers!

I use Tweetdeck when I'm at home (not when I'm at work because I can't install anything) and I like it because it has several columns. One column is all my tweets, the 2nd column is my own @replies people make to me so I don't miss any accidentally, and the 3rd column I use to look up any @reply links I click on. It makes it very easy to navigate and organize. I tried a lot of different twitter apps before I settled on this one.
#86 - February 04, 2009, 05:07 PM

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There's also Twuffer, where you can schedule your tweets - which, yes, does kind of go against the idea of Twitter - but is useful in cases where you want to tweet about a particular event (like a new blog post) but know that you scheduled the blog post in advance, and maybe you're doing something fantastic and awesome during the time you would like the tweet to go up (perhaps sleeping, because you scheduled the blog post for 7 AM) and so you can schedule your blog post for seven, and your tweet for nine (because you're at the office, and should not be tweeting... but know that people will be checking their tweets even if they're at their offices) and now you've tweeted and blogged for the day and still haven't missed your nine o'clock caffeine stop.

I may be seriously lacking in sleep and channeling the spirit of Charles Dickens right now...  but I tweet (not about sleep) at http://www.twitter.com/tracymarchini
#87 - February 04, 2009, 06:00 PM

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Hi, I just signed with twitter.  :grouphug2 http://www.twitter.com/calidavidson
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I like seeing all the @ replies, even the ones from people I'm not following. I often end up clicking on the link to view the conversation thread and then finding more people to follow that way. If I only saw the @ replies people say to those on my own list, I think I'd be missing out on some cool twitter-ers!

I use Tweetdeck when I'm at home (not when I'm at work because I can't install anything) and I like it because it has several columns. One column is all my tweets, the 2nd column is my own @replies people make to me so I don't miss any accidentally, and the 3rd column I use to look up any @reply links I click on. It makes it very easy to navigate and organize. I tried a lot of different twitter apps before I settled on this one.

Okay now, there are apps not called Twitter for reading your Twitter messages?  What? How? Where? When? AHHHHH!!!!
#89 - February 04, 2009, 07:36 PM
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I have Twitterific on my iTouch.

I signed up for Twitwall which let's you write longer posts, and embed photos and video and automatically generates a Tweet with a tinyURL so your followers know you've posted something they might want to see. I haven't actually used it yet. But I feel better knowing I have the option of going over 140 characters.  :oncomputer

Twittergrader let's you be neurotic about how cool a Twitterer you are by scoring you based on how many followers / followees / @replies and secret ingredients you have.

Qwitter let's you be even *more* neurotic by sending you an e-mail every time someone stops following you. It even says "X quit following you after you posted: "I pick my nose sometimes." "

I haven't tried Tweetdeck because it has to be installed and I Twitter on 4 different computers, plus my iPod. I'm afraid I'll find it so incredibly cool that my Twitter experience will feel lessened on my non Tweetdeck computers. (I'm such a loser.)
#90 - February 05, 2009, 11:06 AM

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