I’ve complained more than once in recent months about the DM spam that is filling up my inbox. My solution; unfollow anyone from whom I receive DM spam. Unfortunately this hasn’t helped. Then a week or so ago I read Michael Hyatt’s post “Why I Stopped Following You on Twitter” and found myself more than a little emboldened to take the “radical” approach that Michael took…
unfollow everyone and start over.
Now I don’t have 100,000+ followers like Michael and I certainly don’t have his influence, credibility or demand. People aren’t knocking my door down to interview me, send me a new product or ask me to support their latest project, but they are spamming me and I’m tired of it.
Just like Michael I do expect to loose some followers, I’m sorry if you’re one of them. And just like Michael I plan on building my follow list back to a manageable and healthy list of those who support my tweets, my blog and interact with me on a regular basis.
I’m posting this on Friday at Noon and around 2PM I plan on pulling the plug. Stay tuned to see how this whole thing plays out. Oh, and if you do want to interview me, send me a product or ask me to support your latest project you can always email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.