Twitter Favorites

Hi Friends-

This is a very random post…but you’ll have that sometimes. So you know the “favorite” button on twitter? I’m sure a lot of you are probably familiar with it. What you may not be familiar with is the proper way to use it.

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Well, I’m not here to tell you that. Quite honestly, I have no idea exactly how you’re supposed to use it.

What I am going to tell you is a funny little story. Ever since I signed up for Twitter, I have been occasionally favoriting tweets. Some people use the “favorite” button similar to the way they use the “like” button on facebook. I don’t. I’ve been using mine more like an on-the-go bookmark. For the past year and a half I’ve been occasionally favoriting tweets with links to aritcles/posts/etc that I wanted to read but couldn’t read at that moment for whatever reason.

The sad part? I never actually went back and read them. Until now. Last week, I accidentally clicked on the favorites tab while on twitter on my computer and this HUGE list of favorites came up. As I started scrolling through them, I realized just how many things I had favorite but never read. So I started going through them.

I thought it’d be fun to share some of them with you guys. Some of these posts are OLD. Like from last year. Some are relatively new. It’s a nice little mix for ya. I by now means expect you to sit here and read all of these, but I’m sharing just in case you see something that grabs your attention!

So here’s the totally random list of things I’ve favorited over the past year or so:

Diet 101: The Paleo Diet via Healthy Eats
16 Ways I blew my marriage via Single Dad Laughing
How do sponsored bloggers maintain credibility via All Things Social
6 Tips for marketing your small business on instagram via Jeff Bullas
How to write the perfect sponsorship pitch letter via Mama Dweeb
63 Best Health and Fitness Apps via Greatist
Doctors learn to cook healthy food via The New York Times
Body Weight HIIT Workout via Banana Oats
5 ways to find your first CSA via Fed Up WIth Lunch
A veggie burger my husband will eat via Danielle Omar
6 must-have plugins for your wordpress blog via convince and convert
a great etsy shop for food bloggers- DomesticCharm
protein powder Q & A via Today’s Dietitian
HIIT workout via Blonde Ponytail
What is tabata training via Fit Sugar
Blogger responsibility via Health Happiness and Skinny Jeans
Chock full of nuts grain free granola via Mind Your Bees and Trees
Baked Lemon Donuts via Barbara Bakes
Manual photography cheat sheet via Living in the Stills
Figure 8 Workout via Angry Trainer Fitness
Lessons in photography via Running to the Kitchen
24 Vegetarian snack ideas via No Meat Athlete
Make weight lifting interesting via Best Body Fitness
How to work with brands via Family Fresh Cooking
Tidbits about Beans via Edible Perspective
What i wish i knew via Crazy Running Legs
How to track your SEO succes via She Owns It

So there you have it. Now that I’m all caught up, I’ve decided that the “favorite” button is my new favorite. It’s a great way for me to mark things I want to go back and read while i’m quickly scrolling through my twitter feed on the shuttle in to work or on my lunch break. It takes no time at all during my busy day, and gives me the freedom to go back and read them when I have time.

And I promised myself I wouldn’t wait another year before playing catchup icon smile Twitter Favorites

Let’s chat: How do you use the “favorite” button?

Enjoy!
–Lindsay–

 

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