I’m on Twitter. (@MrDavidNeilsen)
I am new to the genre, but I am Tweeting daily, tossing my thoughts and ideas into the wind and entertaining the masses.
That being said, I do not yet have a multitude of followers. So the masses I am entertaining could, quite honestly, fit inside a small, intimate AA gathering.
“Hello, my name is @crazypsychodude and I follow David. It has been two days since I last yelled at the screen after reading his Tweets.”
I will admit that the bulk of my tweets have been about my writing, or my book, or writing my book. Hey, I’m new. Give me a break, the inspirations will come. However a couple of days ago, I Tweeted about getting my car smog-checked.
“Got my yearly Out-of-Date Smog Check ticket, meaning it’s time to have my car smog-checked.”
Short (well duh, it’s Twitter) and sweet. And then I got a response. An actual response! On one of my Tweets! It was from…. the place where I bought my car. They congratulated me as a client for keeping the air clean.
Now I checked, and they are not following me. I did not mention them, or the make or model of my car, or anything even remotely identifying. At all. You can read the Tweet up above. That was it.
How did the car dealership find my Tweet?
Nobody forwarded the Tweet or shared the Tweet. The car dealership is not following me. How do they even know me?
I’m totally freaked out. I think I’ll go hide in a tinfoil box.