21 Apr, 2012
This pretty much sums it up
Posted by andrea tomkins in: The business of blogging
Yesterday I put my Twitter stream through Wordle. (Wordle is a way of generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently.)
This is what it came up with:
I’m still not sure how to interpret the results. Either I’m a very happy person or I don’t have anything substantial to say. Or both. Ha.
A lot of people pooh pooh Twitter. “I don’t want to know what someone had for lunch,” they argue. Well, I do. That lunch might be taking place at a great local restaurant, or it might be a fantastic recipe I hadn’t thought of before. And both things are important parts of my work, so yes, I want to know what you had for lunch!
Twitter – as a tool – has definitely been worth bringing into my arsenal. In fact, it’s been especially valuable lately. It’s helped us find a place to live during the renovation and helped me with my work. In fact, it’s been an integral part making connections with people, both on a personal and professional level. The trick is knowing how to use it effectively and not get sucked into the vortex. :)
Are you on Twitter? How is it working for you?