One day last year fashion designer Stacy Igel offered to bring me along on an informal Twitter tutorial she was getting from social media guru Ted Rubin. We sat in a conference room in Chelsea and Ted — on his own time — helped us understand the value of the medium.

Since that day last spring, I’ve come to appreciate more and more what’s useful and fun about Twitter. This is just a slice.

Today’s Game Plan: Simple Tweets, Smart Connection