News and views from the award-winning author of the novels The Skinny Years, America Libre, House Divided and Pancho Land

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Twitter Follow Friday & Viva Viernes - Featured This Week

Hello amigos! This week I’d like to recognize all the tweeps I recommend following at one time. There are so many good people I’d like to recognize, this way seems better than tweeting dozens of individual messages. I'll be adding to the list and changing the featured group each week. So please come by again. I hope you’ll let me know what you think of this new process. So leave a message or send me a tweet.
Happy tweeting!
Raul Ramos y Sanchez

Featured this week: World Class Tweeters

Jose Furtado - Great insider news from the publishing world. A must for readers & authors

Michele Ann Clayton - Australian attorney, mom and eclectic intellect

Debra Snider - A great tweeter with far-ranging knowledge

Julio Ricardo Varela – The King of Viva Viernes. A social media innovator

Victor Manuel Ramos – Host of the Orlando Sentinel’s Hispanosphere blog

Bruce Patrick – He’s always on top of the news

Rebecca Coffey – Writer, producer, humanist


Tweeps don’t get any better than these:
@UltraPunch @DelgadoMan @baffled @LizzysBits @shiprachauhan @MeghnaK @NickDeStefano @woodychapel @Carrie_in_TN @2newcats @colombiancoffee @kathleenfuller @TheJLV @LouisPagan @LosPollitos @LatinaLeader @MsLatina @virtualhispanic @TikiTikiblog @GreeGreece @kellymullaney @Geurtie @Fritinancy @jenniferkate @ebkennel @sharlr @akintundedisu @SocialSammy @RReventsmktg @VizionG @LouVictor @rscottwillis @KristinaThorpe @nreazon @artistikem @NextMoon @FrankKamadin @mariaschneider @promodiva @artlinkgallery @jigsawverbiage @SpanishSEO @CindyOlivera @hijadecano @ErndoggLA @AdrianUribarri @tfss @John_Rivera

Writers & poets:
@writin2insanity @SpeaksBeliefs @rowenacherry @catcarr1 @jlipnack @mcalvani @CraftyChica @JeremyCShipp @bertaplatas @paperbackjack @juliaamante @RLBHartmann @jasonmitchener @jamesscottbell @zadoorian @benmezrich @AlegraClarke @helentse @barryhutchison @davidweedmark @patryf

Sentimental favorites:
@bronzeword Jo Ann Hernandez – Great talent. Great person. Author of WHITE BREAD COMPETITION
@tcravet Teresa Carbajal Ravet - Spanish translator & multilingual bookshop café owner
@carogonza Carolyn Gonzalez – Funny, energetic, engaging
@jessienuez Jessie Nuez – NYC mom and social media fanatic
@nilkibenitez Nilki Benitez – A writer with a flower for a soul
@mami2mommy Mami Jennifer from the peach tree state
@augustin_erba Augustin Erba - Swedish author of LONELY BRIDGES
@RoseValenta Rose Valenta - So funny the Chianti will come out your nose.
@Charlie_Haas Charlie Haas – Author of THE ENTHUSIAST
@maxvasquez Max Vasquez - Award-winning composer
@eljumpingbean El Guapo – Satirist/superhero

Latinos in Social Media All-Stars:
@LuisPagan Louis Pagan – El Papa of Latism
@AnaRC CEO of Premier Social Media
@ergeekgoddess Elianne Ramos - La Reina del Sabor Latino & my cousin by ink
@urbanjibaro George Torres – He’s got it going on
@JuanTornoe Juan Tornoe – Hispanic Trending founder
@NancyPerez Nancy Arroyo-Perez – Social Success Coach

Making a difference:
@weskriesel Wes Kriesel - Supporting teachers and students
@kimwayans Kim Wayans - Actress, comedian, playwright, & author of AMY HODGEPODGE, ,
@felix_sanchez Felix Sanchez - Co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts
@REFORMAnet National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking
@sacultura - Celebrating Hispanic culture in San Antonio

Latino media:
@LaFronteraTimes @mexicoreporter @UnivisionCorp @vivirlatino @marcela_elisa [El Planeta] @OCGente @SiTV @MariaSantana

@pedrotoledo @The_Advocates @ImmPolitic @Brian_Howes @CCIR @Pov2Opportunity @kyledeb


julito77 said...

What a cool list, mi hermano. Am I so honored to be on it, and I wish you all the success with your amazing novel. I am enjoying it immensely and definitely want to get you talking about it soon on my blog.

Carolyn G said...

Fantastic idea! It's great to find all these great tweeps in one place. I need to start following!


Raul Ramos y Sanchez said...
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Raul Ramos y Sanchez said...

Carolyn, I have to confess I "borrowed" this idea from El Rey of Viva Viernes, Julio Varela (who has already made a comment, by the way. Thanks for sharing your thoughts! (I just reposted this comment because I misspelled Julio's last name. Apologies.)

Víctor Manuel said...

Good idea, RRyS. I might copy from you. Thanks for the mention.

Raul Ramos y Sanchez said...

Victor, I think "El Rey" of Viva Viernes may have started a new trend!

Debra Snider said...

Thanks so much for including me on your list, Raul! I'm delighted and flattered by your kind words. I'm also very glad we connected - you're an endless source of interesting ideas and commentary.

Raul Ramos y Sanchez said...

Thanks, Debra. I appreciate and learn from your posts and blogs.