The Citizen Rosebud

Seattle based blossom selling fresh picked vintage + pre-loves for you to bloom madly.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Do Tell


Adrienne of What Lola Wants gave me this award. Thank you, amiga for passing this Tell Me About Yourself Award on to me. Instead of a trophy, I get to share 7 random facts. So put this on your mantel:
7 Random Facts: 
  1. I don't drive a car.
  2. I am most definitely a "Cat Person."
  3. My favorite vegetable is the humble potato.
  4. I love shopping at Target.
  5. I dislike wearing socks. Except when it's cold.
  6. Right now, I'm into listening to this SONG
    NOW Rinse and Repeat.
  7. Coffee is my religion.
This is award is now bestowed to: 
Look Ma! I'm in the funny papers! The Citizen Rosebud gets a shout-out in local weekly.
Another recent accolade received was a mention in the annual "Best Of" issue of the Sacramento News & Review. My kudos is in the catagory for Best Twitter Feed. I tied second place with our celebrity mayor, the former basketball star, and now City Hall employee, Mayor Kevin Johnson. So T'ANKS Sac News & Review for the honor! 


So if you want to get a taste of my near- award-winning twitter feed, be sure to follow me: @citizenrosebudz

Here are my 5 easy tips for tweeting: 
  1. Keep it TASTY. Soundbites are short, pithy and memorable communiques that are easy to understand. This is Twitter at its best. 
  2. Re-tweet the SWEET. What I'm saying is: SHARE the love. Talking only about yourself on twitter is b-o-r-i-n-g. Just like in real life. Take some time to share other people's projects, links and relevant information.
  3. Be a TWEETHEART. Show appreciation. Say Thank-you. Shout out. Acknowledging the folks that support you is good manners, and it feels nice.
  4. Be YOURSELF. Just do it in an interesting way.
  5. Promote the QUOTE. People LOVE a good quote. When you find one, share it on Twitter!
Let me call you Tweetheart. Oh darlin', I tweet. A LOT. @citizenrosebudz
Here are some good peeps to follow on Twitter: 
  • Wendy Brandes: Style Maven, Jewelry Designer. @WendyBrandes
  • Nathan Fillion: My celebrity crush @NathanFillion
  • Style Pantry: A Fashion/Style Daily Read @stylepantry
  • Grit & Glamour: MY Fashion & Social Media Maven @gritandglamour  
  • Alice Poet: Pithy and Poetical. Cuz she's a real poet @AlicePoet
  • Huffington Post:"Reader's Digest of the Internet @HuffingtonPost 
  • The New York Times: B/C it's the fucking New York Times @nytimes
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20 comments:

sacramento said...

Lovely alround post, my dear Bella.
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Anika http://www.byanika.com said...

Babe, many congrats on everything, and most of all on being you. Love you masses, and think of you every day. Mwuah!

Shybiker said...

Wow! Thanks, buddy!

I agree with you about coffee, cats and potatos. You have good taste in everything!

Pam @ over50feeling40 said...

Congrats on the newspaper recognition!! I have Twitter frustration, because where I work during the day, Twitter is blocked. So I can only Tweet at night during the week and I am often too tired or busy to remember. I am attempting to keep it pithy, but I wish I could do this more often!!

sylvia @ 40PlusStyle said...

Congrats on the almost award. You ARE a good twitterer. I must say I struggle with Twitter. Hard to keep up and come up with interesting sound bites...

Adrienne said...

Great tidbits about yourself! Thanks for spreading the bloggy love :)

Adrienne

GRIT AND GLAMOUR said...

You don't drive a car?! I'm always amazed when people don't drive. Guess that's cause my hometown is definitely NOT set up for those who are car-less.

Loved reading more about you. And thanks for the props, honey!

RETRO REVA said...

Hoo-ah! Of course you'd be the best Twitterer ;)
Thanks for the pass on.
A great way to end the week!
xXx
Reva

RETRO REVA said...

Oh Bella!
Help :)
My bit.ly won't work anymore :(
Should I start over, maybe?
i reset everything, it gave me a new one, but it won't work either...
Why does the Bit dislike me so?
LOL!
Reva

Bonnie said...

How do you get away with not driving a car??

http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
Twitter: @GlamKitten88

The Closet Shopper said...

You deserve all this and more! That's so cool about the Sac News!

You might have to drive a car if we are ever going to meet. No?

Praise to the coffee gods.

xo,
Tracy

QueenVII said...

Thank yoooou! for the blog award and I am definitely going to get better about tweeting. You are awesome at it so congrats on the sn&r recognition! I will post my 7 random facts when I think of them! xoxo!

jill815 said...

Dude! You are having quite a day, the mention in the paper and Ari Seth Cohen tweeting that he loves your blog. Wow. I'm with him, you know I am one of your biggest fans. I can't wait to see you again and stay out too late drinking champagne, whee! Thanks for the award, you are so nice. XO, Jill

Anusha said...

Wow, congratulations!! I really need to join Twitter.

You should win Best Blog too! :o)

lasophia said...

Congrats! You are like the Fashion Mayor of Sac. K.J. better watch his back!

Comtesse de ferveur said...

Hi darlin' B, sorry it's been so very long! Congrats on the two awards, I am quite sure you are the very best person in all of Sacramento! PS - I never told that I love the show The Mentalist which is set there xxxxxxxx

northeastchic said...

Oh Sweetie, thanks a million for the nod. I have to say you had me from my first visit to your funky, fun blog. I'm a hugh fan of YOU baby!

I'm happy to see that the world is also noticing your awesomeness.

Mik said...

woooooot! you go girl!!!

and really??? potatoes??? you'd loe living in Germany!!

THE-LOUDMOUTH said...

I really wish I didn't need a car! Maybe I should move to NorCal???

coco loco said...

congrats on your sn&r *best of* :)

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