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11 21 2011 Crafterminds Transcript

11 21 2011 Crafterminds Transcript

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#crafterminds Twitter chat transcript from 11/21/2011. Topic: Maximize Social Media Presence with Minimal Time
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#CRAFTERMINDS Chat – 11/21/2011 Topic:How to Maximize your Social Media Presence with Minimal Time http://crafterminds

.com HashTracking.com Report 586 tweets generated 962,839 impressions, reaching an audience of 66,281 followers within the past 24 hours Calculated from up to about 1000 tweets | Generated Mon Nov 21 2011 14:01:22 GMT-0800 (Pacific Standard Time) Top 10 by number of impressions 1. crafterminds: 216,118 2. graphicsfairy: 165,353 3. taunitweets: 114,165 4. rebeccaeparsons: 78,944 5. ilovetocreate: 49,851 6. angryjulie: 40,170 7. cookcleancraft: 36,700 8. condoblues: 35,640 9. sewingdirectory: 33,480 10.cyngagen: 24,648 Top 10 by number of tweets 1. crafterminds: 86 2. taunitweets: 59 3. graphicsfairy: 41 4. rebeccaeparsons: 32 5. cyngagen: 26 6. cookcleancraft: 25 7. kimmiechevon: 22 8. craftmoore: 21 9. anniehp: 21 10.countrychiccott: 19 Top 10 by number of followers 1. angryjulie: 6,695 2. ilovetocreate: 5,539 3. tcreativeblogs: 5,011 4. muffintinmom: 4,063 5. graphicsfairy: 4,033 6. fabricsnquilts: 3,854 7. sewingdirectory: 3,348 8. crafterminds: 2,513 9. rebeccaeparsons: 2,467 10.condoblues: 2,376

less than a minute ago You're not alone! I'd be right there with you! RT @graphicsfairy:

Is there a 12 step program for Pinterest? I could use it! #crafterminds • less than a minute ago I'll post a transcript shortly (yay! more time wasters for you! :) ) #crafterminds about 1 minute ago @iLoveToCreate You can use this! http://t.co/C0iI6vVN #crafterminds about 1 minute ago RT @gingerurchin: there are only so many hours in the day: ones Id much rather be creating during than mooching on the ether #crafterminds about 1 minute ago Time to extract my kids from the TV. Thanks for the chat! #crafterminds about 1 minute ago Great chat! Bye ladies. Have a great week! :o) #crafterminds about 1 minute ago @taunitweets Wow - some knockout advice from you in a tiny window. Thanx! #crafterminds about 1 minute ago absolutely!!!!!!!!!! RT @ilovetocreate: Anybody agree that Pinterest needs to install a timer on their site? LOL #crafterminds about 1 minute ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Anybody agree that Pinterest needs to install a timer on their site? LOL #crafterminds about 1 minute ago RT @RoadHomeQuiltn: last #Thanksgiving, I asked for Tweets so I would look like I had a life at dinner ;) #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago Thanks for the chat everyone! #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago What I was able to scan was great advice! Thanks for the chat! Happy tgiving, too! #Crafterminds about 2 minutes ago @crafterminds and there are only so many hours in the day: ones I'd much rather be creating during than mooching on the ether #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago Anybody agree that Pinterest needs to install a timer on their site? LOL #crafterminds

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about 2 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Another chat tonight at 8pm Eastern - 5pm Pacific. #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago RT @nrandco: Yes - often the best content (whatever the platform) is a nod to another maker's event/blog/shop. #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago last #Thanksgiving, I asked for Tweets so I would look like I had a life at dinner ;) #crafterminds about 2 minutes ago Thanks for the chat....even though I was late! :) #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Today we're talking about: Maximize your social media presence when you have minimal time #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago @crafterminds @madiganmade Yes - often the best content (whatever the platform) is a nod to another maker's event/blog/shop. #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Another chat tonight at 8pm Eastern - 5pm Pacific. #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago Great chat ladies! #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago Thanks for the chat! #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago @SewCatSew I just saw this. Definitely give G+ another try. #crafterminds about 3 minutes ago Nice! RT @SewCatSew: Thanks all - Happy Thanksgiving and remember No Tweeting while youre eating! #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago Happy Thanksgiving to those in the US. Happy just another week to everyone else! #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago Another chat tonight at 8pm Eastern - 5pm Pacific. #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Using analytics: check site referrals & see what top 2 or 3 social media sites are & what % traffic they send #crafterminds

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about 4 minutes ago Lol RT @RoadHomeQuiltn: @madiganmade feel free to promote me if you run out of stuff to say ;) #Crafterminds about 4 minutes ago Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago Cute! RT @SewCatSew: Thanks all - Happy Thanksgiving and remember No Tweeting while youre eating! #crafterminds about 4 minutes ago Awesome discussion as always at #crafterminds. Happy Thanksgiving everybody. about 5 minutes ago Hee hee RT @RoadHomeQuiltn: @madiganmade feel free to promote me if you run out of stuff to say ;) #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago Thanks all - Happy Thanksgiving and remember No Tweeting while you're eating! #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago @countrychiccott I use HootSuite, but I managae this account & work's. I aim to tweet 3-5 times during the work day. #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago @taunitweets Happy Thanksgiving to you too! #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago Make a Top 3 list - top 3 things you'd like to get done today. Is social media on there (answer: NO! haha!) #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago Good idea RT @graphicsfairy: @madiganmade I like to head to Pinterest and find something awesome to promote! #Crafterminds about 5 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Thanks for the chat everyone! Happy Thanksgiving! #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Create a twitter tribe of your social media/blogger pals. Tweet @ each other for maximum exposure of your posts! #crafterminds about 5 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Thanks for the chat everyone! Happy Thanksgiving! #crafterminds

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about 6 minutes ago @taunitweets Thanks for all your wisdom - as always! #crafterminds about 6 minutes ago @madiganmade feel free to promote me if you run out of stuff to say ;) #crafterminds about 6 minutes ago @madiganmade I like to head to Pinterest and find something awesome to promote! #crafterminds about 6 minutes ago Thanks for the chat everyone! Happy Thanksgiving! #crafterminds about 6 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Establish a routine you follow to knock out your social media promotions. Follow it and avoid time wasters. #crafterminds about 6 minutes ago Ha! ;) RT @countrychiccott: @madiganmade we did talk about people being late to chat! :) #justkidding #guiltymyself #Crafterminds about 7 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Turn email notifications to less frequent - once an hour, etc. So they don't distract you. #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago RT @craftmoore: Want to stop people from knocking @ door? Put a sign on that says "baby sleeping." Leave it there. Forever. #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago Great advice now I need to follow it RT @crafterminds: Spend your productivity time PRODUCING. Don't check email social media #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago Just promote someone else RT @madiganmade: did yall talk about "what to say" when you feel like ya got nothing? #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago @madiganmade we did talk about people being late to chat! :) #justkidding #guiltymyself #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago @madiganmade Then say nothing :) #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago RT @craftmoore: Put a sign on the doorbell that says "baby sleeping." Leave it there. Forever. Or "QUARANTINED" #crafterminds

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about 7 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Everyone is selfish. Even if they are nice/innocent motives, they will use up your time. Up to you to plan your day. #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft I am thankful I have to get up every 10 mins to help a kid... otherwise I'd get much less movement #crafterminds about 7 minutes ago Hmmm... mine stays off... RT @crafterminds: @craftmoore But WHY does FB always reset the chat thing to ON?? Makes me insane. #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago I'm very late here- did y'all talk about "what to say" when you feel like ya got nothing? #feelpressuretosaysomething #Crafterminds about 8 minutes ago @crafterminds I've gotten slack for years bc I plan my time. People tend to take that very personally. #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago @AnnieHP Thanx - me too, Annie...it's just a manners thing (to me), though a bit nutty on lunatic/busy days. :] #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Dont forget to appreciate the "likes" & comments from from ur real friends & family. #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago For those of you that manage more then one twitter -- do you use hoot suite? how do you divide your time? #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago Want to stop people from knocking @ door? Put a sign on the doorbell that says "baby sleeping." Leave it there. Forever. #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago @crafterminds If only I could sort out the pesky kids that live here (but that's a topic for another day). #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago Turn email notifications to less frequent - once an hour, etc. So they don't distract you. #crafterminds about 8 minutes ago Thanks @crafterminds for another amazing chat! #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Spend your prime productivity time PRODUCING. Dont check email, social media, etc. #crafterminds

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about 9 minutes ago Don't forget to appreciate the "likes" & comments from from ur real friends & family. Don't let soc. media overtake you! #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Spend your prime productivity time PRODUCING. Dont check email, social media, etc. #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago RT @graphicsfairy: RT @iLoveToCreate: Just because u dont have time/forget 2 tweet/share online 1 day, life goes on & theres always the next day! #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Just because you don't have time/forget to tweet/share online one day, life goes on and there's always the next day! #crafterminds about 9 minutes ago Everyone is selfish. Even if they are nice/innocent motives, they will use up your time. Up to you to plan your day. #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago We gave my UPS guy grass (as in lawn... cue SPAM) RT @condoblues: @crafterminds UPS guy & my dog have special relationship #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago Great idea! RT @crafterminds: If you are productive in the morning, DONT do social media until later when you need a break #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago Spend your prime productivity time PRODUCING. Don't check email, social media, etc. #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago RT @countrychiccott: Oh yes I respond to all my @ mentions -love @ mentions!! :) #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: If you are productive in the morning, DONT do social media until later when you need a break #crafterminds about 10 minutes ago @caraquilts Uninvited door to door people is why I have sign. Must be blinking light above my house says She Works @ Hom #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago @crafterminds @iLoveToCreate I haven't not updated (several times a day) in almost 2 years #needSMrehab! #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago Good policy! RT @DecorAdventures: The @ mentions on Twitter

are the conversation! I make sure to reply to everyone. #crafterminds • about 11 minutes ago Oh yes I respond to all my @ mentions -- love @ mentions!! :) #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago If you are productive in the morning, DON'T do social media until later when you need a break #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago @crafterminds Exactly! I see what interesting things people are doing or sharing & that makes me feel connected. #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago RT @DecorAdventures: The @ mentions on Twitter are the conversation! I make sure to reply to everyone. #crafterminds about 11 minutes ago The @ mentions on Twitter are the conversation! I make sure to reply to everyone. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft I don't know of any apps like that, but would definitely be interested in trying it out. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @reesedixon Twitter lists #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft there's an app for that??? #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago Hee hee RT @crafterminds: @condoblues My FedEx & UPS guys chuck boxes on my porch & run away. Hahahh! #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago At first I did! now, I just the 20 most recent, then the top of my streams. RT @countrychiccott: Do yall read every tweet #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @crafterminds UPS guy & my dog have special relationship. UPS calls Blitzkrieg by name, not me tho #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft Yes, I use Tweet Old Post (for wordpress) #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @taunitweets Too true ~ while auto-tweets may be handy, you need to engage in real time periodically to be legit/authentic. #crafterminds

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about 12 minutes ago @countrychiccott no way! Ha that would take all day everyday!! #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago I do the same. RT @taunitweets I read every @ mention. I only read whats on my feed the moment I am on. I dont read back. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Just because a social media platform exists, doesn't mean you need to engage with it. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Just because u dont have time/forget 2 tweet/share online 1 day, life goes on & theres always the next day! #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago @KimmieChevon I think it's completely fine to read tweets/RSS! Just as long as you WANT to spend that time. #crafterminds about 12 minutes ago I always wonder how people with 10K+ people to follow ever notice anything anyone says? Drinking from a firehose? #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @craftmoore My fb chat won't ever stay off. I don't ever use it but sometimes someone will chat me before I realize it's on! #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago Does anyone use an app to tweet older posts from your archives? #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @condoblues #crafterminds most of the times its dd's friends, mail or the bleepin Jehovah's Witnesses.... about 13 minutes ago @condoblues My FedEx & UPS guys chuck boxes on my porch & run away. Hahahh! #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago yes! Me too! “@taunitweets: I read every @ mention. I only read what's on my feed the moment I am on...I don't read back. #crafterminds” about 13 minutes ago @countrychiccott I gave up on trying to do that when I got past 500 followers. Now I dip in & out and read lists #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Just because you dont have time/forget to

tweet/share online one day, life goes on,theres always next day! #crafterminds • about 13 minutes ago @TheCraftMonkey whew...I would never have time to read my entire twitter stream. #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago No way. When I go to tweet, I see what's there, that's it. RT @countrychiccott: Do yall read every tweet in your feed? #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago I don't follow much on Pinterest - I use it to bookmark for reference instead of Google reader and browser bookmarks #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: If you dont have time/forget to tweet/share online one day, life goes on and theres always the next day! #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @countrychiccott I actually do read my tweets LOL But I don't follow tons of people. Just the ones I'm interested in. #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @craftmoore But WHY does FB always reset the chat thing to ON?? Makes me insane. #crafterminds about 13 minutes ago @caraquilts If the door rings it's usually UPS/FedEx so I answer. A No Solicitor sign takes care of the rest. #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago Just because you don't have time/forget to tweet/share online one day, life goes on and there's always the next day! #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago I read every @ mention. I only read what's on my feed the moment I am on...I don't read back. #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago no way! Only what's up when I log on “@countrychiccott: Do y'all really read every tweet in your feed??? Seriously?? #crafterminds” about 14 minutes ago I always have FB chat set to "off." Don't have time for chattyness... #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: I am a huge believer in owning my time. I don't answer the door or the phone if I don't want to. Same for SM. #crafterminds

about 14 minutes ago I take most weekends off from the computer. I do check email, etc. I have to get my craft on sometime. #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @mvemother Aw thanks Erin! #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago My pinterest addiction has slowed way down. I added too many people to follow and now it's overwhelming. #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago RT @AnnieHP: Im always worried about being polite too! Im afraid that if I dont thank someone right away Ill seem rude. #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago Good one! RT @OpheliaBird: @graphicsfairy I saw a tutorial for that on Pinterest ;-) #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago That motivates me to work on my projects! RT @SewCatSew I spend more time looking at peoples stuff than working on my own! #crafterminds about 14 minutes ago @crafterminds #crafterminds I have to say the idea of not answering my door when it rings if I don't want to just blew my mind. about 14 minutes ago Do y'all really read every tweet in your feed??? Seriously?? #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago Sometimes the whole weekend! RT @countrychiccott: ever take the night or weekend w/ computer off? refreshing! :) #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @NRandCo I'm always worried about being polite too! I'm afraid that if I don't thank someone right away I'll seem rude. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago Me too, mostly! RT @KimmieChevon: On the weekends I totally stay away from the computer, SM, etc. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago Confession: Notifications are always turned on since I have for work, but sometimes I ignore them. #shhdonttell #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago If your tweet gets me while I'm on Hootsuite, then yay. But I can't keep up with all that stuff! #crafterminds

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about 15 minutes ago No, I love looking at your pins :) RT @graphicsfairy: Is there a 12 step program for Pinterest? I could use it! #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago Someone wanted me to join in on some soc media stuff on weekend - I politely declined. Daughter was home for weekend!! #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @graphicsfairy I saw a tutorial for that on Pinterest ;-) #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @skullsandponies I haven't looked at my reader in months. I don't read down through my Twitter feed. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Just because a social media platform exists, doesn't mean you need to engage with it. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @RoadHomeQuiltn I know but I choose not to. Need to step back from twitter occasionally. #crafterminds about 15 minutes ago @countrychiccott On the weekends I totally stay away from the computer, SM, etc. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago @countrychiccott I don't really ever take a night/weekend off, but it seems like a really good idea. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago @crafterminds @SewCatSew Yes! My Google reader becomes a chore sometimes! #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: I am a huge believer in owning my time. I dont answer the door or the phone if I dont want to. Same for SM. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago Amen! RT @crafterminds: Im a huge believer in owning my time. I dont answer door or the phone if I dont want to. Same for SM. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: I am a huge believer in owning my time. I dont answer the door or the phone if I dont want to. Same for SM. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago @graphicsfairy I'd need that 12 step program for sure!!

#crafterminds • about 16 minutes ago @countrychiccott you can do Twitter by text msg, don't need an iphone #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago RT @reesedixon: Loving this discussion. Maybe Im not maximizing social media, but I am maximizing my life! #priorities. #crafterminds about 16 minutes ago LOL RT @crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago RT @graphicsfairy: Is there a 12 step program for Pinterest? I

RT @crafterminds: Ask yourself: would you rather [insert "i would love to" here] or sit on your butt & do SM for an extra hour? #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago tee hee RT @graphicsfairy: Is there a 12 step program for Pinterest? I could use it! #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago Do you ever take the night or weekend OFF -- computer off that is. :) It is refreshing! :) #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago I am a huge believer in owning my time. I don't answer the door or the phone if I don't want to. Same for SM. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @reesedixon THATs the BEST! Gold star in life = more valuable than gold star in social media! #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago Is there a 12 step program for Pinterest? I could use it! #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago I think it's a good idea to turn off SM notifications @AnnieHP @cookcleancraft #crafterminds

about 17 minutes ago Me too RT @SewCatSew: Ive too often noticed myself spending more time looking...at other peoples stuff than working on my own! #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago we should form a club! Oh wait we have! @crafterminds Haha“@taunitweets: @crafterminds ADD + Social Media = I have issues. #crafterminds” about 17 minutes ago maybe NOT having a smart phone is a good thing...I don't know if I have RT's til I log onto email or hootsuite. #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago @reesedixon THAT's the BEST! Gold star in life = more valuable than gold star in social media! #crafterminds about 17 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: Ive too often noticed myself spending more time looking around at other peoples stuff than working on my own! #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @SewCatSew I spend way more time looking at other people's stuff online. Great for inspiration, but there needs to be a limit. #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: Ive too often noticed myself spending more time looking around at other peoples stuff than working on my own! #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio See ya friend! #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft Agreed. I'm considering turning off phone notifications so I don't get caught up during work time. #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago Loving this #crafterminds discussion. Maybe I'm not maximizing social media, but I am maximizing my life! #priorities. about 18 minutes ago I've too often noticed myself spending more time looking around at other peoples' stuff than working on my own! #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago RT @CookCleanCraft: Notifications on my phone of RT and replies mean I sometimes spend more time than I realise. #crafterminds about 18 minutes ago I have to run ladies! It has been fun chatting with you! #crafterminds

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about 18 minutes ago @graphicsfairy Absolutely :) #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago it is my mktg time RT @crafterminds: Sorry! I am the 1st person to waste a ton of time on SM #talkingtomyself #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @crafterminds ADD + Social Media = I have issues. #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago I realized I have more pinterest Christmas ideas then I can make in a year...time to stop... #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago @taunitweets Awesome! It's right up my alley then, especially if fairy dust is involved! ;) #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago Notifications on my phone of RT and replies mean I sometimes spend more time than I realise. #crafterminds about 19 minutes ago Sorry! I am the 1st person to waste a ton of time on SM... that's why I am being harsh. #talkingtomyself #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @madincrafts I'm taking a social media course and she basically teaches FB, Twitter, and LinkedIn - now is adding Pinterest #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @RebeccaEParsons @madincrafts Absolutely a social media tool #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago Amen, I get overwhelmed RT@crafterminds I love @pinterest but its basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft Thanks! #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago RT @skullsandponies: Spot on! The "perfect" blogger is just that. Perfect online, but probably not living life to the full! #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @madincrafts I think it counts as social media, but not as engaging as something like twitter, where you connect with people #crafterminds

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about 20 minutes ago RT @condoblues: Read good advice today @ On what social network should you post your status? http://t.co/aQMs86CB #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @craftmoore @TheCraftMonkey Me too ~ must redeem the free Moo cards. Only Klout perk that's appealed so far. #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago i use 4 biz RT @madincrafts: Does LinkedIn count as social media? That seems more like interfacing than marketing. #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @graphicsfairy It's magical. :) #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Exercise: log ur time tomorrow - how many mins do you spend waiting to see if you get RTs or comments/likes? #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago I think it does RT @madincrafts: Does LinkedIn count as social media? That seems more like interfacing than marketing. #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago @crafterminds I don't wait to see if I get RT's or likes so it would be zero. I check later in the day or the next day. #crafterminds about 20 minutes ago Just bc it is easy to sit at your computer and putz on social media, doesn't mean it is a good idea #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago yes RT @taunitweets: Remember though, if all your doing is autoposting & not engaging it will never serve you well. #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @crafterminds Spot on! The "perfect" blogger is just that. Perfect online, but probably not living life to the full! #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago So true RT @taunitweets: Remember though, if all your doing is auto-posting & not engaging it will never serve you well. #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @crafterminds I dread to think how much time I spend on social media each day #bestoffnotknowing #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @crafterminds Zero. Zero time on that. #crafterminds

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about 21 minutes ago Or I engage to learn things RT @CookCleanCraft: Isnt "engaging" just a form of marketing? #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @DecorAdventures try WorkFlowy for making lists, I LUV it! #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Does LinkedIn count as social media? That seems more like interfacing than marketing. #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @taunitweets Thanks! I never thought to look there! #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Remember though, if all your doing is auto-posting & not engaging it will never serve you well. #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Not entirely. Sometimes I engage to form a community of friends RT @CookCleanCraft: Isnt "engaging" just a form of marketing? #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @graphicsfairy Go to the page that was stumbled and it will show who stumbled it in the toolbar. Can't do it from analytics. #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago @crafterminds I'm still learning G+ but I <3 that it has hangouts. Being able 2 have a chat with 10 people at a time is cool. #crafterminds about 21 minutes ago Exercise: log your time tomorrow - how many minutes do you spend waiting to see if you get RTs or comments/likes? #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago Not so much in private FB groups and twitter chats @CookCleanCraft: Isnt "engaging" just a form of marketing? #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Establish a routine you follow to knock out your social media promotions. Follow it and avoid time wasters. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago @graphicsfairy It's on your stumbleupon toolbar. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago RT@crafterminds Things I do to save time: 1. auto-tweet when new post goes up, 2. use hootsuite, 3. admit when im wasting time #crafterminds

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about 22 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Establish a routine you follow to knock out your social media promotions. Follow it and avoid time wasters #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago RT @iLoveToCreate: Establish routine you follow to knock out your social media promotions. Follow it and avoid time wasters. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago True RT @crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago Last night I went through my pins & made a list of what I'll make, now I can get to work & be productive from the ideas. #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago @crafterminds My husband loathes @pinterest..he thinks it is the devil. Honey, can you make this for me??? #crafterminds about 22 minutes ago I want to work out every day... but I don't have time! (But I manage 3 hrs a day on SM!) #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago :-) “@countrychiccott: @TCreativeBlogs I am on day 20 of Stumble Upon being my top referrer -- by ALOT! :) Gotta love that! #crafterminds” about 23 minutes ago Ask yourself: would you rather [insert "i would love to" here] or sit on your butt & do SM for an extra hour? #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago Establish a routine you follow to knock out your social media promotions. Follow it and avoid time wasters. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago @crafterminds I do have the toolbar. Is the info on the toolbar? When I'm in Google Analytics it never takes me to the source #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago RT @RebeccaEParsons: RT@crafterminds Things I do to save time: 1. auto-tweet when new post goes up, 2. use hootsuite, 3. admit when im wasting time #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago yes! “@crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds”

about 23 minutes ago HA! RT @crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago Ha! RT @crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds about 23 minutes ago @TCreativeBlogs I am on day 20 of Stumble Upon being my top referrer -- by ALOT! :) Gotta love that! #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago LOL RT @crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago For instance, I love @pinterest, but it is basically idea p0rn. At some point, you have to stop looking. #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago RT @crafterminds "3. admit when i'm wasting time" That should be my #1 #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Things I do to save time: 1. auto-tweet when new post goes up, 2. use hootsuite, 3. admit when i'm wasting time #crafterminds about 24 minutes ago “@CookCleanCraft: @crafterminds @craftmoore Isn't "engaging" just a form of marketing? #crafterminds” hope not. I mstly blog 4 farway famly about 25 minutes ago @countrychiccott I'll have to check the Crafterminds Transcripts. #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago RT@crafterminds Things I do to save time: 1. auto-tweet when new post goes up, 2. use hootsuite, 3. admit when im wasting time #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago Love #3! RT @crafterminds: save time: 1. auto-tweet when new

post goes up, 2. use hootsuite, 3. admit when im wasting time #crafterminds • • about 25 minutes ago @madiganmade HI! #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago @graphicsfairy if u install the SU toolbar, you can find out who has stumbled ur posts #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago @countrychiccott I love StumbleUpon! #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago Thanks to @crafterminds I've semi tackled stumble, but still clueless o. Google+ #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago RT@crafterminds Things I do to save time: 1. auto-tweet when new post goes up, 2. use hootsuite, 3. admit when im wasting time #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft I don't think "engaging" has to be a form of marketing. A lot of bloggers "engage" bc that's WHY we blog #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: To increase Klout: respond to EVERYone who tweets you & throw lots of comment-bait tweets out there #crafterminds about 25 minutes ago i was interviewed NYC radio b/c of a 1+ RT @CereusArt: That's what I was thinking - love 1+, it really help SEO results... #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago I still have the code... expires Dec 31st... RT @TheCraftMonkey: @ I actually did get those free @moo cards! They rock! #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Things I do to save time: 1. auto-tweet when new post goes up, 2. use hootsuite, 3. admit when i'm wasting time #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @graphicsfairy I would still be clueless about stumble upon but I joined in #crafterminds -- they rock! :) #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @CynGagen Drives me crazy! I hate that when I get a stumble, I can't tell where it came from! #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Stopping in real quick to say hi at the #crafterminds chat!

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about 26 minutes ago That's what I was thinking - RT @RebeccaEParsons: I love 1+, it really help SEO results... #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Your Klout score is 21 - but seriously, not something to focus on. RT @SewCatSew: my score must be negative! #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @crafterminds @craftmoore Isn't "engaging" just a form of marketing? #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago yes i still claim perks RT @graphicsfairy: @RebeccaEParsons I still pay attention to it, but I try not to let it freak me out #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago :-) @RebeccaEParsons @moo #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago Agreed! RT @craftmoore: I dont use social media for "marketing" my blog, I use it more to engage (twitter chats & FB groups) #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @TheCraftMonkey still have to get those! #crafterminds about 26 minutes ago @stacymolter :) #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @KimmieChevon We need you to help us figure out how to best use Google+! #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago I am too. RT @graphicsfairy: @countrychiccott Thats awesome! Im still clueless about Stumble Upon. #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago me 2 RT @TheCraftMonkey: @ I actually did get those free @moo cards! They rock! #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago I love 1+, it really help SEO results... #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @ I actually did get those free @moo cards! They rock! #crafterminds about 27 minutes ago @countrychiccott That's awesome! I'm still clueless about Stumble Upon. #crafterminds

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about 27 minutes ago Sure, if you're not too busy shopping! : ) RT @madincrafts: So Google+ is Black Friday breakfast? :) #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago RT @craftmoore: I dont use social media for "marketing" my blog, I use it more to engage (twitter chats & FB groups) #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @therosemobile I love G+! #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago agree RT @crafterminds: @CookCleanCraft Then just skip it - use the social media tools that come most naturally to you #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago @SewCatSew I felt the same way about G+ but it really is a great tool to share your work. They also have pages now too. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago I've never even heard of Klout so my score must be a negative number! #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @ThinkUrCrafty More about StumbleUpon at CM: http://t.co/Mch7WCHZ and http://t.co/r9SY99Q3 #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago Me too! RT @crafterminds: RT @graphicsfairy: @craftmoore Im avoiding Google +. I just dont want to take on one more thing! #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago Yup G+ seems a waste. Anyone like it tho? #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago Like this one! RT @skullsandponies: Good content in itself should end up getting you a good few RTs #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago RT @AngryJulie: StumbleUpon and being featured on other peoples sites has been a tremendous help to growing my blog.. #crafterminds about 28 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Just because a social media platform exists, doesn't mean you need to engage with it. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago me too!! Haha “@CookCleanCraft: @crafterminds my Klout score depresses me! #crafterminds”

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about 29 minutes ago I don't think I use social media for "marketing" my blog, I think I use it more to engage (twitter chats & FB groups) #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago RT @ThinkUrCrafty: Stumble Upon is one of my top referrers and I dont know why. What can I do to actively up my numbers #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft I struggle with that too. I'm more comfortable promoting people. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago Stumbleupon has hands down been great for me. It took a while to get there but this month is amazing. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago i am a natura;l gabber RT @taunitweets: RT @CookCleanCraft: @crafterminds Im not a natural chatter. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft Then just skip it - use the social media tools that come most naturally to you #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago Love this!!! RT @crafterminds: Just because a social media platform exists, doesn't mean you need to engage with it. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago Thanks!! RT @crafterminds: @ThinkUrCrafty More about StumbleUpon at CM: http://t.co/D85lm8ai and http://t.co/Jbkncgkb #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago RT @AngryJulie: StumbleUpon and being featured on other peoples sites has been a tremendous help to growing my blog.. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago So Google+ is Black Friday breakfast? :) RT @condoblues: RT @craftmoore: To me, Google + is the third pie @ Thanksgiving. #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago oh must be social media chat today on #crafterminds! #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago @ThinkUrCrafty More about StumbleUpon at CM: http://t.co/wDJOLCBB and http://t.co/QPMsqIAL #crafterminds about 29 minutes ago StumbleUpon and being featured on other people's sites has been a

tremendous help to growing my blog.. #crafterminds • about 30 minutes ago Then don't! #authenticity RT @CookCleanCraft: @crafterminds I feel silly writing comment bait posts. Im not a natural chatter. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago yes RT @iLoveToCreate: Create a twitter tribe of your social media/blogger pals. Tweet @ each other for maximum exposure #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago i feel the same! RT @CookCleanCraft: @crafterminds I feel silly writing comment bait posts. Im not a natural chatter. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago I don't think Google+ has reached a critical mass of crafty types yet. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago RT @sewingdirectory: @crafterminds Definetly don't just push your product/service non stop with social media. Fast way to lose followers #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago @AnnieHP Agreed.If I think it's relevant to a person/company I might ask for a RT but not all the time! A lot of people do it! #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago RT @craftmoore: To me, Google + is the third pie @ Thanksgiving.if I've got leftover time (space in my tummy) I'll sneak it in #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago Create a twitter tribe of your social media/blogger pals. Tweet @ each other for maximum exposure of your posts! #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago I have been skeptical of Google+, but I like the video chat feature... #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago @ThinkUrCrafty Stumble Upon has been good to me too. If I'm correct others have to refer your work to them. #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago @skullsandponies I mostly just use twitter, a little bit of FB, rarely Google+ #crafterminds about 30 minutes ago @crafterminds I feel silly writing comment bait posts. I'm not a natural chatter. #crafterminds

about 31 minutes ago @RebeccaEParsons I still pay attention to it, but I try not to let it freak me out anymore! #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago I can't get into using Google + either. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @TheCraftMonkey :) #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @ThinkUrCrafty I couldn't get any sewing ratings on StumbleUpon. Has it changed recently? #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago @crafterminds What do people think about using multiple social media platforms? Do you have fb/twitter/Google +? #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RT @AnnieHP: @craftmoore Same here. I signed up for Google+ and probably signed in... 3 times. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago To me, Google + is the third pie at Thanksgiving... if I've got leftover time (space in my tummy), I'll sneak it in... #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago me 2 RT @ThinkUrCrafty: Stumble Upon is one of my top referrers and I don't know why. What can I do to actively up my numbers #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago me too! “@taunitweets: I love being able to take advantage of my phone while waiting (in line, at dr's office, etc) #crafterminds” about 31 minutes ago @skullsandponies Yes, asking for RT's constantly seems really pushy. Once in awhile is ok, but keep it rare. #crafterminds about 31 minutes ago RTs count on analytics more than tweets RT @skullsandponies: @crafterminds HATE it when people constantly ask for them! #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago Stumble Upon is one of my top referrers and I don't know why. What can I do to actively up my numbers there? #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @graphicsfairy: @craftmoore Im avoiding Google +. I just dont want to take on one more thing! #crafterminds

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about 32 minutes ago @taunitweets So true! (Just like finding a boyfriend when you're a teenager) #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago @crafterminds Good content in itself should end up getting you a good few RTs #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT Me too. @sweetrosestudio: @crafterminds I given up on Klout. It seems like it just makes me want to be "popular". #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago @graphicsfairy Exactly! When they made those changes & my score decreased. I just deactivated the account. It was too much. #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago To increase Klout: respond to EVERYone who tweets you & throw lots of comment-bait tweets out there #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: @CookCleanCraft Its when you dont care that it will work for you...crazy how that happens #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago HA! Still haven't redeemed my moo cards! RT @crafterminds: Klout doesnt have real-world benefit (other than free @moo cards) #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago @craftmoore I'm avoiding Google +. I just don't want to take on one more thing! #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago @madincrafts I would say yes. I am pretty sure that's how I first saw you...#Twitter #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago i did & was good 4 a while RT @graphicsfairy: @KimmieChevon That happened to me too. It's easy to get obsessed with @Klout. #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago @crafterminds A great way of increasing presence is by getting RTs but I HATE it when people constantly ask for them! #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago @madincrafts Twitter is great to connect with other like-minded bloggers. :) #crafterminds about 32 minutes ago Whoops late for #crafterminds once again -- why can't I

remember?? • about 33 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft It's when you don't care that it will work for you...crazy how that happens #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @craftmoore Same here. I signed up for Google+ and probably signed in... 3 times. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @crafterminds I given up on Klout. It seems like it just makes me want to be "popular" (aka spend more time on SM). #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @crafterminds amazing how many people hiring ppl for social media want to know their Klout score as part of hiring criteria! #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago I often wonder if I have gained even one reader from twitter. Seems like preaching to the choir most of the time. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @KimmieChevon That happened to me too. It's easy to get obsessed with Klout. It makes you feel like you're being graded! #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @crafterminds I'm obsessed with numbers and it suckered me in. I know I have to let it go (like blog stats too). #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @taunitweets LOL a 10? That's just crazy! #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @KimmieChevon I don't even understand the Klout score. Seems like just another reason to stress/compare yourself to others. #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago @taunitweets Thanks, can't wait to try it out! #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago I can tell you how to increase Klout score, but it doesn't have any real-world benefit (other than free @moo cards, maybe) #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago ouch @klout RT @crafterminds: @CookCleanCraft Increasing your klout score is just a game. You can spend time on it... but why? #crafterminds about 33 minutes ago True! RT @graphicsfairy: RT @crafterminds: Just because a social media platform exists, doesnt mean you need to engage with it #crafterminds

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about 34 minutes ago Don't think I've looked at Google+ in 2 months! RT @crafterminds: Just because a platform exists, doesnt mean you need it #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago @CookCleanCraft Increasing your klout score is just a game. You can spend time on it... but why? #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Just because a social media platform exists, doesnt mean you need to engage with it. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago @crafterminds Yes! I've tried so many social media platforms and some are just not for me... #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago One day my Klout score was a 10. LOL #Booya #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago @AnnieHP I know! Alot of people I follow use it but just hadn't gotten around to it. Seems like a must though! :) #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago I hide every game in FB as it comes up - not enough hours in the day! RT @crafterminds: A lot of social media is game-ified #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago so glad I'm not the only one! “@sweetrosestudio: Q1: I have no idea! I feel like I'm a slave to all things media. #crafterminds” about 34 minutes ago @crafterminds Like Facebook games. When 1st on Facebook got too caught up in games, than promoting Condo Blues fan page. #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago @AnnieHP @creationzstudio You will love it! #crafterminds about 34 minutes ago @crafterminds So true. Once I found myself getting crazy about my Klout score, it was time for me to get rid of it. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago AMEN! gottsa luv it!RT @crafterminds: RT @taunitweets: Above all, have fun. If youre not having fun, its not worth it anyway. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago Just because a social media platform exists, doesn't mean you need to engage with it. #crafterminds

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about 35 minutes ago YES!!! RT @crafterminds: A lot of social media is game-ified. They want to trick you into spending more time doing it. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago so sneaky and it works! RT @crafterminds: A lot of social media is game-ified. They want to trick you into spending more time #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago And they are good at it! RT @crafterminds: A ... game-ified. They want to trick you into spending more time doing it. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago @crafterminds my Klout score depresses me! #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago @sewingdirectory I took a week off, no drop in traffic #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago H yes. RT @AngryJulie: @taunitweets Am I the "right" people, LOL... #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Above all, have fun. If youre not having fun, its not worth it anyway. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago @creationzstudio I'm about to sign up for Hootsuite too, lol. No idea it had so many advantages until now! #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago @AnnieHP I think it happens organically, but find them through chats, blogs you read, etc. #crafterminds about 35 minutes ago agree RT @crafterminds: By "fake social media obligations" I mean... SM will go on w/out you. Your life wont. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Above all, have fun. If youre not having fun, its not worth it anyway. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago A lot of social media is game-ified. They want to trick you into spending more time doing it. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago yes RT @graphicsfairy: Yes, important! RT @taunitweets: Make sure youre talking to the "right" people similar interests, etc. #crafterminds

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about 36 minutes ago Above all, have fun. If you're not having fun, it's not worth it anyway. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @crafterminds I'm awful with that, I feel like I must update a certain number of times per day or I worry my traffic will drop #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago And, beware of social media metrics, like @klout. You DON'T need to spend a lot of time getting a better klout score. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @taunitweets Am I the "right" people, LOL... #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago signing up for Hootsuite as we're chatting! ;o) #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago Yes, important! RT @taunitweets: Make sure youre talking to the "right" people - similar interests, etc. #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago @taunitweets any advice on finding the "right" people? Or just let it happen organically? #crafterminds about 36 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Make sure youre talking to the "right" people similar interests, etc. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @sewingdirectory @crafterminds Definitely! You should try and think about your followers/readers/fans not yourself! #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Make sure you're talking to the "right" people - similar interests, etc. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago RT @graphicsfairy: RT @crafterminds: Make sure you know what your LIFE priorities are so your fake social media obligations dont overshadow them. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: By "fake social media obligations" I mean... SM will go on w/out you. Your life wont. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Soo true! RT @crafterminds: By "fake social media obligations" I mean... SM will go on w/out you. Your life wont. #crafterminds

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about 37 minutes ago @taunitweets I didn't have the Hootsuite app on my Ipad, which is another reason. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago Be careful w/scheduled tweets - make sure you're around when they go out & pay attn to breaking news #crafterminds http://t.co/eJlg5SzC about 37 minutes ago RT @sewingdirectory: Definetly dont just push your product/service non stop with social media. Fast way to lose followers #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: RT @skullsandponies: Dont use social media just for the sake of it! Its completely transparent! #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago By "fake social media obligations" I mean... SM will go on w/out you. Your life won't. #crafterminds about 37 minutes ago @CynGagen That does seem like a definite advantage. I'll have to sign up after the chat! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @RoadHomeQuiltn Sure. NP! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @crafterminds Definetly don't just push your product/service non stop with social media. Fast way to lose followers #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Make sure you know what your LIFE priorities are so your fake social media obligations dont overshadow them. #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @skullsandponies: Dont use social media just for the sake of it! Its completely transparent! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @taunitweets thank you! #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @condoblues LOL. Well, I think I do all the things you're talking abt in Hootsuite, so I will stick with it :) #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago @AngryJulie I am with you - I like doing things on my own time instead of scheduling, but do see the time management advantage #crafterminds

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about 38 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Make sure you know what your LIFE priorities are so your fake social media obligations dont overshadow them. #crafterminds about 38 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Make sure you know what your LIFE priorities are so your fake social media obligations dont overshadow them. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Make sure you know what your LIFE priorities are so your fake social media obligations dont overshadow them. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Make sure you know what your LIFE priorities are so your fake social media obligations dont overshadow them. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Make sure you know what your LIFE priorities are so your fake social media obligations dont overshadow them. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @RoadHomeQuiltn Yes #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: constantly reminding myself to spend less time focusing upon the tools and more time focusing upon my goals. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @taunitweets I used Tweekdeck before finding Hootsuite.Can't quite give up on one for the other either. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @AnnieHP plus I like being able to see the different streams I set up #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @crafterminds Don't use social media just for the sake of it! It's completely transparent! #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @taunitweets I don't schedule anything except posts...I'm organic & ADHD like that... #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago Make sure you know what your LIFE priorities are so your fake social media obligations don't overshadow them. #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: I am constantly reminding myself to spend less time focusing on the tools and more time focusing on my goals. #crafterminds

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about 39 minutes ago @RoadHomeQuiltn actually my question was; do you mean "buffer app .com" ? #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @CynGagen I switched to Hootsuite about a year and a half ago... #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @taunitweets Yes, I agree. I always get caught up in the tools and forget about the purpose behind them! #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago @AnnieHP I wouldn't survive without Hootsuite - I HAVE to schedule some posts or I'd be on the computer forever #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago Love it! RT @condoblues: what social network should you post your status? http://t.co/VTrO3oNZ #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago I find it annoying I can't Facebook tag with Hootsuite (unless i'm missing something...) #crafterminds about 39 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: constantly reminding myself to spend less time focusing upon the tools and more time focusing upon my goals. #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @taunitweets Like Tweetdeck's columns, can see followers stream, my DMs, & my @'s at once. #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @AnnieHP Better give them a go then! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago RT @KimmieChevon: I have a Pinterest follow button my blog, gives me traffic. #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @craftmoore I feel like I do need to make an action plan/list of goals for social media time. I always end up just scrolling #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @taunitweets it seems to me that Hootsuite does what Tweetdeck does plus more but I may be missing something #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @condoblues Yay! #crafterminds

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about 40 minutes ago @taunitweets Cool! #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @CynGagen I have never used Tweetdeck or Hootsuite (or any scheduled tweet app) I feel like I'm missing out? #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago Hey, gals! Jess from Mad in Crafts made it. Better late than never.... #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago @taunitweets http://t.co/2Fv76Som? #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago that sounds awesome!RT @taunitweets: Me too! RT @graphicsfairy: Ive been using Buffer to schedule tweets. #crafterminds about 40 minutes ago I am constantly reminding myself to spend less time focusing upon the tools and more time focusing upon my goals. #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago Just joining in for the @crafterminds chat while doing multiple things.. #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago During your scheduled Social Media time, do you have goals, or an action plan? #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @therosemobile I have a Pinterest follow button my blog, gives me traffic. #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @condoblues: Read good advice today @ On what social network should you post your status? http://t.co/aQMs86CB #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Using analytics: check site referrals & see what top 2 or 3 social media sites are & what % traffic they send #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @CookCleanCraft: Timely is another great Twitter app schedules tweets when more of your network is online. #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago indeed RT @crafterminds: We're talking about maximizing your social media presence when you have minimal time #crafterminds

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about 41 minutes ago Me too! RT @graphicsfairy: Ive been using Buffer to schedule tweets. It has analytics and I can tweet from any site! #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago I used to use Tweetdeck but feel Hootsuite has more features I need - like the scheduling feature #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago @graphicsfairy Speaking of scheduled tweets, one just posted for my giveaway during #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Concentrate on the tools that are right for your audience rather than EVERY tool. #crafterminds about 41 minutes ago RT @crafterminds Using analytics: check site referrals & see what top 2 or 3 social media sites are & what % traffic they send #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @therosemobile THanks for joining us! We're talking about maximizing your social media presence when you have minimal time #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago glad to connect @condoblues #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @RebeccaEParsons @condoblues I use Hootsuite for those same things...am I missing out? #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago I've been using Buffer to schedule tweets. It has analytics and I can tweet from any site which I love! #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @crafterminds Having a blog schedule and allocating time to blogging/tweeting is definitely a must! #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago Sigh. I don't yet have a phone that is smarter than me... RT @taunitweets: I love being able to use my phone while waiting #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago Using analytics: check site referrals & see what top 2 or 3 social media sites are & what % traffic they send #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago @condoblues Why do you feel that it is better for those activities? #alwayslookingfortips #crafterminds

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about 42 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: @therosemobile I could write a book on Pinterest, but in short, you need good photos & a catchy blog topic #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago Oh I heart Pinterest! Though hadn't thought of it as a traffic booster before #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @CookCleanCraft: Timely is another great Twitter app schedules tweets when more of your network is online. #crafterminds about 42 minutes ago RT @condoblues: @taunitweets I use Tweekdeck for lists, regular tweeting @ confer to follow hashtags, peeps I want to meet #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Timely is another great Twitter app - schedules tweets when more of your network is online. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago I love being able to take advantage of my phone while waiting (in line, at dr's office, etc) #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Why I like it! RT @crafterminds: @condoblues brings up a good point-can use Hootsuite to schedule tweets & FB fan page updates #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @therosemobile I could write a book on Pinterest, but in short, you need good photos & a catchy blog post topic #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @taunitweets I use Tweekdeck for lists, regular tweeting @ conferences to follow hashtags, list of peeps I want to meet with #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago @crafterminds Fran - http://t.co/TSJtuCBi #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago post your Pins RT @therosemobile: How DO you get pinterest traffic??? #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Use analytics to track effectiveness so you can spend your time at right place & right time. #crafterminds about 43 minutes ago Love. RT @condoblues: Read good advice today @ On what social network should you post your status? http://t.co/5I55gTFr #crafterminds

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about 44 minutes ago With scheduled SM updates, you can relax & unplug for a period of time and still "be" there #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Use analytics to track effectiveness so you can spend your time at right place & right time. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago cool RT @crafterminds: @condoblues brings up a good point you can use Hootsuite to schedule tweets & FB fan page updates #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @condoblues That would be handy! Maybe I'll just have to break down and get some glasses so that I can read it! #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @condoblues brings up a good point - you can use Hootsuite to schedule tweets & FB fan page updates #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @crafterminds DD will laugh when I ask to borrow her homework timer #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago @condoblues What do you use Tweetdeck for then? #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Concentrate on the tools that are right for your audience rather than EVERY tool. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: You might need to write em down! RT @taunitweets: Know what your goals are & have a clear focus. #crafterminds about 44 minutes ago RT @condoblues: Read good advice today @ On what social network should you post your status? http://t.co/A8z6BX6S #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Use analytics to track effectiveness so you can spend your time at right place & right time. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Use your time as you intend to. Decide in advance how much time you will spend on FB, Twitter & set a timer. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago You might need to write 'em down! RT @taunitweets: Know what your goals are & have a clear focus. #crafterminds

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about 45 minutes ago @graphicsfairy I use both Hootsuite & Tweekdeck for different things. Hootsuite to preschedule/across platforms. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Clever! RT @condoblues: Read good advice today @ On what social network should you post your status? http://t.co/LsczkbkV #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago Use your time as you intend to. Decide in advance how much time you will spend on FB, Twitter & set a timer. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago @crafterminds Wow. Awesome. I am having another affair with StumbleUpon. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago There are so many SM tools out there. Which ones have been the best/most useful tools you use? #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago hey Cyn RT @CynGagen: @RebeccaEParsons Hi Rebecca! :) #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Auto-posting can be a way to help you maximize your time, but needs to be paired with manual updating, too. #crafterminds about 45 minutes ago LOL RT @sewingdirectory: @crafterminds I used to feel like using Hootsuite was cheating #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @taunitweets My site got 20x more referral traffic from @pinterest yesterday than from Facebook. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago thanks RT @condoblues: Read good advice today @ On what social network should you post your status? http://t.co/XVE2CEzQ #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago Know what your goals are & have a clear focus. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago never used HS, just TweetDeck RT @sewingdirectory: @crafterminds I used to feel like using Hootsuite was cheating #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago @graphicsfairy I know some people love it, but I guess I'm just a Tweetdeck kind of gal. ;) #crafterminds

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about 46 minutes ago RT @sweetrosestudio: RT @taunitweets: Concentrate on the tools that are right for your audience, rather than EVERY tool. #crafterminds about 46 minutes ago Concentrate on the tools that are right for your audience rather than EVERY tool. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @LadyAnne525 Thanks, I do use Tweetdeck now. I just wanted to try Hootsuite out since I've heard good things about it! #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @crafterminds hwo do you know which? #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Running late! (we are talking about being short on time today, right??) #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @crafterminds Hoping that the ability to switch up news feed will help with that a lot. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Read good advice today @ On what social network should you post your status? http://t.co/aQMs86CB #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @crafterminds I used to feel like using Hootsuite was cheating because I wasn't maunally adding it. But no1 else notices/cares #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Hi everyone! checking in late #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago i try harder :]]RT @crafterminds: Know WHY you are engaging. Have a purpose when you turn on social media. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago Hey this is Alexa popping in to the #Crafterminds chat! about 47 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Concentrate on the tools that are right for your audience, rather than EVERY tool. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago @ThinkUrCrafty It happens to everyone. http://t.co/yIRrOegg #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Today we're talking about: Maximize your

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social media presence when you have minimal time #crafterminds • about 47 minutes ago @taunitweets Well, they are the bad numbers now! Even my manual posts. #crafterminds about 47 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Concentrate on the tools that are right for your audience, rather than EVERY tool. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @RebeccaEParsons Hi Rebecca! :) #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @graphicsfairy You may want to try TweetDeck - you have to DL it to your computer, but you can change the settings more #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Auto-posting can be a way to help you maximize your time, but needs to be paired with manual updating, too. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago Concentrate on the tools that are right for your audience, rather than EVERY tool. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago YES!!! RT @crafterminds: Know WHY you are engaging. Have a purpose when you turn on social media. #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago never happened to me. I'll have to be careful. RT @condoblues: @ThinkUrCrafty How do you get around Facebook dinging you... #crafterminds about 48 minutes ago @crafterminds WHAT?! Mine are not even close to equal...you lucky girl! #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago hey everyone XOXOX #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago Nice! I'm on it! RT @LadyAnne525: @sweetrosestudio Yes - its also a web-based app. Just go to http://t.co/z6C5QiCE :) #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago I figure the point is mostly to direct people to my blog Twitter&FB are quick ways to say "Look at my cool blog update!" #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @crafterminds So random visits don't work? (I really need help with this!) #crafterminds

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about 49 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Know WHY you are engaging. Have a purpose when you turn on social media. #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio Yes, just sign up :) #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @taunitweets My auto posts & manual posts on FB have been equal in exposure in the past week #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: This. RT @LadyAnne525: @ThinkUrCrafty Yup - you can group people and pages into lists - kind of like circles on Google+ #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago This. RT @LadyAnne525: @ThinkUrCrafty Yup - you can group people and pages into lists - kind of like circles on Google+ #crafterminds about 49 minutes ago @sweetrosestudio Yes - it's also a web-based app. Just go to hootsuite.com :) #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @ThinkUrCrafty Yes. You can...On FB #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago It's okay for "get public high fives" to be one of your reasons, but don't waste 2hrs a day doing that. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @ThinkUrCrafty Yup - you can group people and pages into lists kind of like circles on Google+ #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago Know WHY you are engaging. Have a purpose when you turn on social media. #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago Can you use Hootsuite without a smart phone? (gasp--no smart phone here!) #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago You can make FB lists? RT @taunitweets: I am a totally list maker as well. Lists on Twitter, FB, G+ #crafterminds about 50 minutes ago @condoblues @thinkurcrafty You can't get around that. I have gone back to live posting on FB. #crafterminds

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about 51 minutes ago RT @sweetrosestudio: I feel like there are so many awesome opportunities that Id hate to miss out on. Its the nosiness in me. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago This is why I love TweetDeck RT @CookCleanCraft Create lists to read your favorite tweeters first.Then get to the rest if time #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago I am a totally list maker as well. Lists on Twitter, FB, G+ #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago I wanted to love Hootsuite but the font is too small and I could barely see it. Is there any way to enlarge the font? #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago Agree! RT @KimmieChevon: A1 Hootsuite is a dream #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago Totally doing this! RT @CookCleanCraft: Create lists to read your favourite tweeters first. Then get to the rest if time. #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago @ThinkUrCrafty How do you get around Facebook dinging you for updates via Hootsuite? #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago Hi - Dana from http://t.co/bxIrn91p #crafterminds about 51 minutes ago @crafterminds So true! You have to be smart, establish boundaries & focus your energy. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Create lists to read your favourite tweeters first. Then get to the rest if time. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago RT @taunitweets: Q1. Third party tools have been the key to my sanity! I love #Hootsuite. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Agreed!!! RT @taunitweets: Q1. Third party tools have been the key to my sanity! I love #Hootsuite. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago A1 Hootsuite is a dream #crafterminds

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about 52 minutes ago @crafterminds I just feel like there are so many awesome opportunitites that I'd hate to miss out on. Its the nosiness in me. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago I use TweetDeck and also just started using Buffer, for Twitter. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Hootsuite is the best! RT @taunitweets: Q1. Third party tools have been the key to my sanity! I love #Hootsuite. #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago @crafterminds Um, we're NOT supposed to be glued to our computer/phones all day? #LisaFAIL #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Hey there I'm Nikkala with @craftingchicks #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago RT @SewCatSew: I use my blog as my primary and tweet or updated FB with new posts/links #crafterminds about 52 minutes ago Seconded!! RT @taunitweets: Q1. Third party tools have been the key to my sanity! I love #Hootsuite. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago I use my blog as my primary and tweet or updated FB with new posts/links #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago Well, one key trick is to realize that YOU are in charge, not Social Media. It's ok if a parade passes you by. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago Q1. Third party tools have been the key to my sanity! I love #Hootsuite. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago Diddo! RT @sweetrosestudio: Q1: I have no idea! I feel like Im a slave to all things media. #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago @PearlGateway Have fun!! #crafterminds about 53 minutes ago Comically enough, I don't have time to chat today! Having early #Thanksgiving with my parents from OOT! Have a fun chat! #crafterminds

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about 53 minutes ago This is such a great topic. Who hasn't felt overwhelmed by social media at 1 pt or another? #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Q1: I have no idea! I feel like I'm a slave to all things media. #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago @crafterminds I don't have any - I'm glued to my computer and phone all the time. ;) #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Hello...checking in #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Today we're talking about: Maximize your social media presence when you have minimal time #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago Erin from My Very Educated Mother http://t.co/GK6Zop9V #crafterminds about 54 minutes ago So, what are your social media tricks that keep you from being glued to your computer or phone all the time? #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago Hello! Wendi here from sewcatsew.blogspot.com #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago RT @crafterminds: Today were talking about: Maximize your social media presence when you have minimal time #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago Hi everyone! #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago Karen from The Graphics Fairy. Hi all! #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago Hi there - Anne from annehogan.net/blog I'll be in & out for the 1st part of this afternoon's chat, but around all evening! #crafterminds about 55 minutes ago Hi I'm Cyn from http://t.co/x48GHtOu #crafterminds about 56 minutes ago Welcome @AnnieHP and @sewcatsew! Thanks for joining us. #crafterminds

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about 57 minutes ago Please introduce yourself & your blog url if you are chatting with us today! #crafterminds about 57 minutes ago Great topic today! #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago Welcome! RT @AnnieHP: Joining #crafterminds for the first time to chat about social media! Annie from http://t.co/G7nB5Yo7 #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago Hi all. It's Narelle from http://t.co/ZEddBZcW I need some help with this topic! #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago @crafterminds I need this chat #crafterminds- I feel like I am tied to my phone, which I hate! about 58 minutes ago Joining #crafterminds for the first time to chat about social media! Annie from http://t.co/Vo1AnF6D #crafterminds about 58 minutes ago Hi everyone! Great topic today! #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago RT @ScribbleTown: Pls excuse my many tweets I'm at #crafterminds tweet chat! "Maximize social media presence w/minimal time." #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago Ha! I feel the same! RT @ThinkUrCrafty: not only did i finally remember the chat...Im on time! Missy from http://t.co/18ETnuUt #crafterminds about 59 minutes ago #crafterminds G'day! about 59 minutes ago not only did i finally remember the chat...I'm on time! Missy from http://t.co/jJqaZjPl #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Today we're talking about: Maximize your social media presence when you have minimal time #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Ready to chat! Erin from http://t.co/GK6Zop9V #crafterminds about 1 hour ago Yay! I made it! Katie from http://t.co/eAiwKUdv here! #crafterminds

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about 1 hour ago Ready to chat! #crafterminds

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