My Journey to 1 Million Tweets: Tweeps I Meet Along the Way & Everything Else in My Day

[ 18 ] March 17, 2011 |

Welcome to the first documented day of my journey.

FabulousSavings brought me here on Feb 25th to focus on bringing the “Fab” to FabulousSavings.com.

I knew it was right: I love what the site is about, heard great things about it, it is close to where I live, and most importantly and coincidentally, my name is Fab. It was just one of those situations that you knew. In the paper the other day, I read about a baker that had a dream that he won the lottery, and two days later sure enough he did… or when you meet someone and instantly connect with, you just know.

My first tweet was almost 2 weeks ago, and from that minute, I also knew. I am inspired by Twitter and decided to document my travels, the people I meet and talk to, the savings, the stories, the fun, the sad, my journey to a million tweets…

Almost instantly I also realized: it is not me Fab that puts the “fab” in fabulous. It is actually our Followers: they are the “fab” in FabulousSavings. Without them, we are nothing… we now know this.

Thursday, March 17, 2011 – Morning

Today is St Patrick’s Day. I should be wearing green, but I am not. I had every intention, just didn’t happen. BTW, happy St Patrick’s Day.

My day started super early today! :) First tweet received at 7:21am:

      That’s from our new friend

@carnivalfanatic

    . She is awesome, always in the kitchen cooking, taking care of her family. I think she was testing me, but that’s OK. Little does she know that I am already up ready to go.
      What I really like about her is she is always so positive, stops to say hi, sees how we are doing. BTW, I think the Food Network should really look into her talent – her food sounds amazing! :) Do you hear that

@foodnetwork

    ?

A few minutes later:

With so many changes happening at the office I am stuck in meetings until almost 1-ish, but Shannon (^SF) has the account under control.

Maureen, one of the first people I talked to in twitterverse, loves Top Chef, too.  Nobody loves Top Chef as much as me, so we wagered on last night’s part of the finale… We both want Richard Blais to win, but I called for Antonia to go home…and lost; she stayed. I owe her a chocolate bar. :(

@msmorev

    Double or nothing it is, next week, it’s still on like Donkey Kong…..

It is now 1:42 Eastern, and our tweet count is 15,266. Only 984,734 tweets to go. So excited, all the tweeps to meet. :)

Thursday, March 17, 2011 – Afternoon

Some office news: Dom beat Jesse in today’s Lunchtime Foosball Battle, 2 games to 1. The loser left muttering something about revenge, but he loses every day and always comes back for more.

My afternoon was great – lots of Friends and Family sales happening, lots of tweeting. Very, very busy.

      We found out that our friend Lisa

@My3Sons33

    saved some money; that totally makes us feel #fabulous!
    Maureen (@msmorev), well she is going to be starting a blog now that she is #winning her Top Chef bets with me….

If you are going to blog, my personal favorite right now is from @abitnerdy – her blog is #fabulous and really validates everything. We are trying to do that here. Check it out: agent NERDY!

Thanks to @Kiku1978 and @pelletposy: I have decided it is Breakfast for Dinner Day. I will be indeed having blueberry pancakes for dinner.

Two special tweeps today @ciesla504 and @Marjorie7777 just for being so positive and encouraging… I think you are #fabulous!

It is now 6:11 Eastern, and my tweet count is 15,386. Just 984,614 to go. See ya, tweeps!

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  1. abitnerdy says:

    I thought I left a comment before, but I must not have hit enter or must have daydreamed that I did. hehe, thank you for the shout out I blushed when i read the blog, i am not use to such attention teehee… can’t wait to hear more about your journey… can’t wait to get to know you better one tweet at a time xoxo

  2. marjorie7777 says:

    U meet people who forget you. You forget people you meet. But sometimes you meet those people you can’t forget. Those are your ‘friends
    @FabulousSavings Ty #FF & Like *+*

  3. My3Sons33 says:

    Woot! Nice work. And at the rate you are going, you will reach your 1M tweets in no time :). Thanks for being so much fun <3, and the great deals, of course!

  4. Toni Moore says:

    Fab! Leaves me wanting more! Love that I know a lot of the tweeps you mention & I’m sure I’ll have a good time following you on your journey to 1,000,000! :) @VectoringMomma

  5. Audrey H. says:

    Blueberry pancakes for dinner sounds fabulous! :)
    @pelletposy

  6. Kimberley says:

    I can’t wait for more!!

  7. addrienne mertens says:

    ur the only one that actually talks to people, i like that. it gets lonely out in twitterverse..i like talking to myself, dont get me wrong..hehe im excited to read ur blog here..ill keep it bookmarked. =)

    @zippy573

    • Fab says:

      Happy to be there for you, it is such an exciting time and with followers like you the journey is going to be amazing! Stay Fabulous!

  8. Kiku1968 says:

    I hope your blueberry pancakes were delicious! Our breakfast tacos were fabulous as always! Thanks for including me in your blog! It was a sweet surprise! Keep on tweeting!

  9. marjorie7777 says:

    GREAT JOB> You are Fabulous , Oh and did I mention when they where passing out sweetness you got plenty of it. Keep up the great Blog work, Lots of xoxoxo for you. Thank you this means a lot to me. *HUGS*

  10. Maureen says:

    Love, love, and love! Fab job~well done~of course, the fact I am 1 week up in our wager for Top Chef is making me feel magnanimous indeed :-) that was a fun read. I can’t wait for the next installment of the mayhem to come. xoxo Maureen aka @msmorev

    • Fab says:

      Double or nothing is on…I am calling Antonia in advance :) I believe it will be “science” vs “slob” in the finale…#justsaying

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