Well folks (or is that supposed to be tweeps …) – it's official ! I'm no longer a technological 'tard – I am now on twitter ! YAY ! I have signed up and am part of that wonderful and crazy sphere known as Twitterverse (see , I do learn fast , after all …)

But I have a question . Actually a few … Some tweeters have thousands of followers and also follow just as many . Now honestly speaking , how does the tweeter with hundreds of followers read all those tweets ? And how does he/she manage his/her twitter feed ? Sounds crazy ! Is it just for status ? And how do you respond to hundreds of tweets per day , or is it hundreds per hour or per minute ? Is a tweeter expected to respond to every single tweet that twits by ? Is there official twitter etiquette or twitter ethics ? Or would that be tweetiquette or tweethics ?


From a writer's perspective , how on earth would you find time to write if you have to respond to hundreds of tweets every day ?


  1. Misha on June 4, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    You don't. Basically, you update your status like you would on Facebook and fall into conversation like we did today. 
    It's actually a relaxed environment to be in. Trust me. 

    • mish on June 4, 2011 at 6:50 pm

      Thanks Misha ~ problem is I’m not on Facebook … but I get what you’re saying … 🙂

  2. mooderino on June 4, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    If you check your mentions you can see just the comments aimed at you specifically (or about you) which is all that matters, right?

    • mish on June 4, 2011 at 6:52 pm

      For sure … thanks Mood !

  3. shelly on June 5, 2011 at 12:11 am

    I have absolutely no clue.

    • mish on June 5, 2011 at 3:35 am

      Clueless was also my middle name before I signed up ! 🙂 LOL ! But I’m not busting my head over it … just wondering …

  4. tara tyler on June 6, 2011 at 1:08 pm

    so you bit the bullet or took the birdseed…
    good for you!
    stop by my blog, i have something for you =)

    • mish on June 6, 2011 at 2:47 pm

      Yep ~ I sure did … and it’s about time too … ooooh something for me *claps hands in glee*

  5. nutschell on June 6, 2011 at 4:36 pm

    Congratulations! I know it'll help your writing career for sure. I've been on twitter for awhile but I don't think I've unlocked its full potential just yet. MOstly I use it for announcing new blog posts or blogger friends' contests. ONe of these days, I'll have to learn more about twitter. 🙂 

    • mish on June 6, 2011 at 5:32 pm

      Thanks Nutschell ! I’m looking forward to exploring the features and checking out what it has to offer … it will take some time though … 🙂

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