Twitter Friend of the Week: We've Got A Pirate In Our Midst!

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Twitter Friend of the Week

I absolutely love the idea of promoting one another when we can! As a result, I have a project called "Twitter Friend of the Week." Each week, I'll showcase one or two of my Twitter Friends so that you can "meet" them.

This week, my featured Twitter Friend is Cap’n Billy of Pirate Parenting. Cap’n Billy is BY FAR the most unusual Twitter Friend I have. Here's what Cap’n Billy had to tell us:

What is your primary business?
Merchant vessel acquisition

What is unique about you or your business?
I have a hook and a peg leg. I like pillaging, plundering, rum and long walks off the plank.

What is one fun thing about yourself that most of us don't know?
I'd tell ye but I'd have to kill ye afterwards.

Do you work from home or an outside office?
I work from a ship-board office.

What is your favorite computer application?
Anything I can pirate. Arrrgh!

What is your favorite food?
Salt cod and hardtack

If you could be a super hero, what would you be called and what would your super powers be?
Ye don't need superpowers when ye have cannons.

What one piece of advice would you give someone who wants to get into your line of business?
Raise yer crew by going to a tavern late at night. After the rum's gone, they'll be more likely to follow ye.

What is the follow link for one of yourTwitter Friends who you think everyone would benefit from following and why should we follow them?

As you can see, Cap’n Billy is extremely unusual. I mean, how many of us get to say we know a real live pirate?? Check Cap’n Billy out on Twitter at @pirateparenting.

Captain Billy
Pirate Parenting
E-mail Me
Twitter Me
Guide To Pirate Parenting Book

Want to be an upcoming featured Twitter Friend of the Week? Follow me and then send me a message that you're interested! TFOTW - Gotta LUV Twitter! Gotta LUV Twitter Friends!

~Renae - Market 4 Real!

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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for the great post!

Apr 21, 2009 11:02 AM #1
Sheldon Neal
Bergen County, NJ - RE/MAX Real Estate Limited - Maywood, NJ
That British Agent Bergen County NJ

Well Renae !!!!! ...I'm not really quite sure what to make of this character !!!!!

Out late drinking rum at bars, a hook and a peg leg, and this is a 'parenting' expert ?!?!?!?!

Hmmm, me thinks I have missed something !!!!! LOLOLOL


... definitely an interesting character you have found Renae ! ...entertaining and interesting !!!

Apr 21, 2009 11:33 AM #2
C Tann-Starr
Tann Starr & Associates, Inc. - Palm Bay, FL

LOL @ Sheldon. :-)

Renae, very cool! Love your series. Keep 'em coming. :-)

Apr 21, 2009 12:58 PM #3
"The Lovely Wife" (Broker Bryantnulls Wife) The One And Only TLW.
President-Tutas Towne Realty, Inc. - Kissimmee, FL


I think this a great idea. I also have a sneaky suspicion that the Captain and I would get along :)


Apr 30, 2009 06:18 AM #4
Renae Bolton
Marketing 4 Realtors - Garfield Heights, OH
I'm your Professional Real Estate Marketing VA!

You're welcome, Roy!

Sheldon, I'm hoping that his parenting style is more tongue-in-cheek than serious.  The exerpts from his book are hilarious!  (I'm considering "walking the plank" as a new disciplinary action in our house.)

Thanks Carolyn!  I'm doing my best to keep up with demand.  I think it would be really cool if other people featured their Twitter Friends too!

I'll tell ya, TLW.  When I first came across this guy, I immediately thought of you and thought that you two would hit it off perfectly!


Apr 30, 2009 08:35 AM #5
Richard Byron Smith, NMLS #184479
Mortgage Loan Officer, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation NMLS #2289 - Chattanooga, TN
Mortgage Loan Officer


Did not catch that you are on AR. You followed me on Twitter. Have enjoyed you twitter feeds. As for your other post - potty training. I am past that, but have a 7 month old grandchild. We'll see how it goes.

Thanks for the follow.



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