Start of Day Twitter Stats: Follow: 44 Followers: 35 Listed: 0
Missed yesterday? Go here to read what happened on Day 8 – November 21, 2009 (Sat): Add More Followers
OK, I tried asking a question:
I waited a while and watched a little more of the Bills game. When I returned, I found I got nothing, so I tried this one:
And back I went to the game. I also took the time to brew some hot tea. Ten minutes later I returned to find this answer (and an instruction I later followed):
So I did what Mike said and connected to a few of the folks about the game. Nobody returned the favor, even though I know they were on Twitter because they were tweeting the game live. In the meantime, several people I followed earlier in the day from the Rochester Social Media scene did follow me back.
For some fun, I asked a question to a self-proclaiming internet marketing guru:
I gave Brian a few minutes to respond. He didn’t so I put the question to one of his competitors:
Rich accepted the challenge and responded quickly:
To which I responded:
I kept it up with Rich for a while. He was really helpful. It was also fun to be able to have a twittersation – I never had one before. It was fun. It was entertaining. But I didn’t see my follower list go up at all because of it. Chances are, given the nature of the questions I was asking, I’m going to get a lot of SEO sellers who trawl at odd hours to pick me up. Just my luck.
How many followers do you think I’ll have after 30 days? Click here to enter your guess on my Survey Monkey survey “Chris Carosa’s 30-Day Plan to Dominate Twitter Experiment.” There’s no prize, but the fan who guesses the closest correct number the earliest will “win” and I’ll mention you if you want me to.
Find out today’s results on Day 10 – November 23, 2009 (Mon): Answer a Question