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Jody Schoger was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Free-lance writer, cancer survivor & advocate, cyclist, quilter, art lover and reader. Have dog, we travel.

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Jody Schoger (jodyms 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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Raima Larter
Raima Larter I vote for @jodyms for a Shorty Award in #health because she does a fantastic job advocating for those with cancer.
Megan McCready
Megan McCready RT @sillyposts: I voted @jodyms for Shorty Award in #health. She is inspirational, dedicated & relentless in her work & fight vs cancer http
Datta, S.
Datta, S. I voted @jodyms for Shorty Award in #health. She is inspirational, dedicated & relentless in her work & fight vs cancer
Debbie Thomas
Debbie Thomas I vote for @jodyms for a Shorty Award in #health because...of her great advocacy work and writing at Women With Cancer!
Chari Olmedo
Chari Olmedo I vote for @jodyms for a Shorty Award in #health because she is a wonderful advocate in the fight against cancer
The Shorty Interview
with Jody Schoger
What's your best tweet?
My favorite four-letter words: Hope. Cure. Love. Hope. Care.
What are six things you could never do without?
My family. My dog. My books. A pencil. Coffee. Good books.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
To meet and connect with other professionals.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweetdeck.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter, hands down.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
Dancing dogs.
What feature should Twitter add?
A far better search engine.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Obama staff. We saw them every day in our inbox. Now, where have they all gone?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Incredulous. Beautiful. Miraculous. My favorite four-letter words: hope, cure, cope, love, care.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Not that I can think of right now. Would love for a publisher to stumble on my blog tho....
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
I never tell. Broadcasters are out, for me.
Why should we vote for you?
I'm not asking you to vote for me for anything.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Cancer Survivorship.
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Oncologists doing their best to fight cancer.
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#sometimeslifestinks
How do you make your tweets unique?
The best are unedited, spontaneous & sincere.
What inspires you to tweet?
My mission to educate others about cancer and help them understand what they can do to help further the mission of eliminating the disease.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Indirectly, yes. Now I tell my followers that when engaged, I discuss.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Take your time. Watch, look and listen.
How long can you go without a tweet?
Not long enough.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
My credentials.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
@LiveStrongCEO, @LiveStrong, @lancearmstrong, @survivors, @bethematch
Why'd you start tweeting?
To place my feet in the next milenium.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Yes. I've obtained interviews for a magazine and national radio show from writing that was RT'd.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Relax and listen
How will the world change in 2010?
Our ability to listen to each other will continue to evolve. The world will understand that Twitter is not a fad.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Tweeting too quickly. RT on articles you havn't read! (big, bad & ugly). RT on blogs you havn't read! (big, bad & ugly). Too many!!!!!!!!!
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
Less contentious. More equitable, just and reasonable.