The similarities between the micro-blogging social network, Twitter, and tiny homes go far beyond the initial letter commonality.
In addition to the average tiny home being 140 sq ft., tweets can also only contain 140 characters. Here are a few examples of how these tiny home influencers use this "tiny" social network to share their work and creativity.
The seeds for an RV revolution were planted in 1999 when Tumbleweed Tiny House Company built their first mobile RV, naming it "Tumbleweed" for it having roots but still being mobile.
As one of the oldest modern tiny home builders and boasting over 7,000 Twitter followers, Tumbleweed Tiny House Company takes the top spot because of its engaging content and intuitive DIY online build-your-own tiny home model.
This Tiny House is a blog notebook that began in 2008, when in the beginning of an economic downturn, Hillary purchased a trailer and began chronicling the process.
Unfortunately, they don't regularly post on Twitter but as an archive, their tweets are tiny gold nuggets of information, inspirational quotes, and more.
Texas Tiny Homes was launched in December of 2012, and is a sister company of Bryan Smith Homes, a Dallas – Fort Worth premier luxury home builder since 1977, which has designed and built some of the finest luxury residences in North Texas.
Beyond their look at the international industry of living tiny, @txtinyhomes, also works in providing investment opportunities for retiring baby boomers who would like to own and operate their very own village of rental properties, in resort locations of their choosing.
As more Baby Boomers begin to retire and the perception of Millennials being the only generational group to appreciate the tiny home lifestyle is challenged, I think their innovative rental company neighborhood idea is brilliant.
I think they'd have more Twitter followers if they used more text and hashtags leading in to the links they want us to click on.
Part Michelangelo, part Pollock of the tiny home industry, Zack Giffin is the famous builder on FYI's Tiny House Nation. Bringing creative solutions to organizational problems, Zack is the pioneer of thinking outside the box when it comes to tiny homes.
His Twitter profile boasts favorite-worthy content and I think he will be much credited in the near future for his innovation. (He's also one of the few industry experts that is verified on Twitter.)
You can now find Tiny Picket Fence on Twitter at @tinypicketfence sharing the days swoon-worthy tiny homes, tips, and tricks for this modern day living method.
I'm a tiny home swooner looking to maximize my life without drowning in debt. Over the next semester, I'll be writing about those who live tiny and its benefits as part of the University of Memphis' Advanced Social Media class.