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Julia Dimon was nominated for a Shorty Award!

My name is Julia Dimon. I'm a TV host, writer and hard-core travel junkie. I've traveled around the world four times, across over 80 countries, through six continents. I've shared my travel experiences with ABC Nightline, Forbes Traveler, MSNBC, Frommer’s and the New York Times Travel Show. I have a popular blog www.traveljunkiejulia.com with tons of travel tips, advice and real life adventures from around the world.

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Julia Dimon (juliadimon on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Jen Wettlaufer I vote for @juliadimon for a Shorty Award in #travel because... she is witty, one can relate and I love her work!
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Lauren Moggach I nominate @juliadimon for a Shorty Award in #travel because... she is so informative about popular travel destinations
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Craig Silverman I nominate @juliadimon for a Shorty Award in #travel because she east disgusting things in beautiful places.
Marilyn Terrell
Marilyn Terrell I nominate @juliadimon for a Shorty Award in #travel because she wants to go volcano boarding in Nicaragua.
Jenn
Jenn I nominate @juliadimon for a Shorty Award in #travel because I get to travel vicariously through her.
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azlin I nominate @juliadimon for a Shorty Award in #travel because she is an inspirational travel hero! Word travels!
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The Shorty Interview
with Julia Dimon
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I have a website www.traveljunkiejulia.com and use Twitter to share my travel posts.
Twitter or Facebook?
why choose when you can do both
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
May sound cheesy, but Oprah, for her humanitarian outreach, interest in helping the world and huge numbers of followers...
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes. I've unfollowed people who Twitter about mundane, personal things like what they ate for breakfast.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Travitter, a term to describe a traveler who's a junkie for Twitter.
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Travelers from around the world, from Aussie backpackers to Peruvian guides. Twitter puts people in touch.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#traveljunkie someone who's so obsessed with travel, it could be classified as a clinical condition :)
What inspires you to tweet?
An interest in sharing my travel experiences (from eating worms, to hiking with gorillas, to visiting Chernobyl)
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
no
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
AdventureGirl has over 1.5 million followers...I admire her ability to gain that kind of following.
Why'd you start tweeting?
to engage in conversation with other travelers, find up to the minute advice and share my experiences.
How will the world change in 2010?
I would like to see a growing interest in experiential travel to unique, off-the-beaten track parts of the world.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Twitiquette is an important part of the Twitter experience. Stealing peoples witty tweets without giving them credit is a no no.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
have you seen the movie Idiocracy? umm...hopefully not like that :)