6 Things About Twitter that Make Me Mad!

I love Twitter, I really do; I love how it connects you to people from all over the world, people who would never ever get the chance to meet otherwise! I also love how it helps you promote different products, services and people while having to stick to a certain number of characters which, naturally, teaches you how to be creative in a unique manner.

The Angry Twitter Bird :)

The Angry Twitter Bird :)

However, there are a few things about Twitter that can drive me (and many others) nuts. So, for today’s post, I will be sharing those things with you in order to help you realize what you should try to avoid when using Twitter so you will get less unfollows and more follows:

So what are the things that make me mad wen it comes to Twitter?

1. “So-Called Gurus” on Twitter:

Whether you are an expert in marketing or any other field, I think claiming that you are a “guru” is very pretentious and annoying. I actually know many so-called gurus who have less followers than regular, sharing and active tweeps!

2. Twitter Users with Eggs as Avatars:

I usually look at the avatars of those whom I intend to follow on Twitter. To me, an “egg” avatar is somewhat insulting in the sense that thousands of Twitter users took the time to make sure they have unique avatars while those with the egg avatars didn’t even bother. Here’s the thing: I will not follow you if you had an egg for your avatar, regardless of how active you are; others agree with me as well!

3. Bio-Less Twitter Profiles:

Your Twitter profile is your introduction to new followers as well as a great way to put yourself on the internet map, therefore, you should invest time in creating a strong bio for yourself. If you don’t, you will probably be unfollowed using applications such as Tweepi. Continue reading »

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Top 10 Climate Change Twitter Lists You Want to Follow

Thinking of going green? Feel the need to be an active part of what’s going on in the environment?

Here are 10 Climate Change lists that contain experts you might want to follow:

1. Ecotweeps

Ecotweeps is a list of eco and green tweeps created by @mimimyne. Ecotweeps has 52 tweeps listed, including @planetgreen and @thegreenforum.

@ecotweeps List

Ecotweeps List

2. Climate Friends

Climate Friends is a list of top Climate Friendly (Low Carbon) tweeps created by @toddlucier. Climate Friends has 27 tweeps listed, including @liveearth and @wwf_climate.

3. Klima

Klima is a list of top tweeps specialized in climate change and the COP15 summit in Copenhagen, created by @FelsBerlin. Klim has 40 tweeps listed, including @tcktcktck and @350.

4. Activists We Like

Activists We like is a list of online activists who tweet on anti-poverty, environment and social justice, created by @wdmuk. Activists We Like has 69 tweeps listed, including @geecologist and @kimondo.

Activists We Like List

Activists We Like List

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