Follow Friday for March 13, 2009

If you follow me on Twitter you might have noticed that the past few Friday’s I’ve been telling you who I think you should follow on Twitter. Follow Friday started when someone thought it would be a good idea to give a shoutout to the people that they thought were interesting and other people would like to follow. You can read this post about how follow Friday got started. I decided to make this post because I wanted to do a lot of shoutouts in many different categories and why I actually follow these people. Twitter is not only a networking tool it is a great way to gain information and meet new people. So here are some people I think you should follow…

Motivational People
@iamdiddy – Ah, P. Diddy! He is always pumped no matter what he is doing! Everytime I read one of his tweets I am pumped to get back to work.
@garyvee – Gary Vaynerchuk, he always has interesting posts and always talks about making the most of things, definitely follow him!
@tedmurphy – Ted Murphy, founder and CEO of IZEA, always talking about good stuff…WOOOOOO!

@johnchow – If you run a blog and don’t know who John is then you need to get out from under that rock!
@tyleringram – Tyler is a Vancouver based blogger and he always has interesting things to talk about.
@ianternet – Ian Fernando, friend and great guy who is doing his thing on the internet.
@michaelkwan – Michael Kwan, another friend and blogger who always has something interesting to post or talk about

@iphoneincanada –, great iPhone blog even if you are not in Canada!
@gizmodo – Where I get all of my gadget news.
@thinkcomps – ThinkComputers newly created twitter account!

@rainnwilson – Rainn Wilson, we all know him as Dwight from the office.
@aplusk – Ashton Kutcher, Surprisingly more interesting then I thought he would be.
@kevinrose – Kevin Rose, founder of and host of Diggnation.
@JasonCalacanis – Founder of Mahalo, he always has something interesting to talk about.

Pittsburgh Based
@carley – My good friend Carley, she just got into blogging and is always on Twitter!
@colindean – Colin Dean, ThinkComputers staff write and all around good guy!
@wpxi – Yes, WPXI has twitter…and actually knows how to use it!

I’m not sure how often I will do a post like this but it is always good to point out interesting people. Remember when doing a follow friday tweet use the #followfriday hash tag. Make sure you are following me on Twitter!

  • Its kind of scary to see how many followers some of them got..

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  • Erica

    I agree. Twitter is an amazing networking tool; if used correctly, you can make real connections with people and those people can often help you later in life or point you in the right direction to someone else who can help you out. If you actually use your connections, you can really make a difference in the future… because, often times, it really does come down to who you know not what you know.

  • Twitter is playing very important role in the making reach the instant message, story and short message in urgency.

  • Twitter is becoming quite the behemoth, and lets face it, it is much easier to check on your favourite internet celebs in this manner, than physically checking on their blogs all the time. RSS feeds just don’t do it for me either!

  • OMG, why everywere is Twitter ?

  • Not really, Twitter is all about spam and links now, so this is how it is mostly spread 🙂


  • Who isn’t on twitter anymore?????
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