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Keeping in Touch with Central Florida: Who’s On Twitter

So as residents of Central Florida I’m sure we’re all looking for “the best deals” and special offers from area restaurants and businesses. Along with the most up-to-date news and information. I know I am, anyway. So I started thinking about one of the best ways to do this, and it became very evident to me: Twitter.

It’s one of the biggest digital trends right now, and there are many local businesses that offer insight, deals, and discounts via Twitter – you just have to know where to find them. So I thought I’d put together a list of some of the ones I’ve found. So here goes:









Here’s an example of how a Twitter profile might be useful to you, showing Massage Envy on Twitter:

As you can see they’re actively engaged with their Followers, and have a nice balance of conversation, promotions, and marketing messages.

Now I know this isn’t everything. In fact, I’m already anticipating missing alot here, but hopefully this has been helpful. If you follow a Central Florida business on Twitter and don’t see it featured here, please feel free to share with us by leaving a comment in this post.


Connector. Blogger. Tennis fan. Electronica obsessed. Eternally challenged optimist. Digital traveler. Social Media Manager. Lover of my City. #LoveOrlando


  • Jubilance
    Thursday, 10 December 2009

    Just came by to say, I’m the “@Jubilance1922” that’s at the top of that screen shot you took for @MassageEnvy0724 🙂

    They are really great at interacting with their followers, they are one of the better companies to follow on Twitter.

    Thanks for the list!

  • akeorlando
    Thursday, 10 December 2009

    @Jubilance Cool! Thanks for stopping by.

    Yeah, I enjoy following Massage Envy, and think they are a great example of how a company should use Twitter.

  • Matt
    Thursday, 10 December 2009

    Great list. But please add us Orlando Attractions Magazine to the list: @attractions

  • akeorlando
    Thursday, 10 December 2009

    @Matt How could I have forgotten you guys?! Ack – sorry about that.


  • Matt
    Thursday, 10 December 2009

    Thanks. You can see who we’re following for some more. I don’t see @disneyparks on your list either.

    But the most important one is missing… What’s your Twitter name? I searched @akaorlando but it’s not that.

  • akeorlando
    Thursday, 10 December 2009

    @Matt LOL! Yeah, mine’s @Social_Citizen. I’m always getting heat for it not being anywhere near my “real” name, but I’ve had the handle for nearly three years.

  • klynn
    Thursday, 10 December 2009

    Excellent list, @Social_Citizen.

  • akeorlando
    Thursday, 10 December 2009

    @klynn Thanks, and I appreciate your input as well. I know it’s a long post, and that I’ve missed a bunch, but hopefully folks will find it useful.

  • @skysoftinc
    Monday, 31 January 2011

    Downtown Orlando based company that does computer, software and IT services for business … @skysoftinc

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