|25+ Tools for building and managing twitter|
|Monday, 20 September 2010 21:02|
There are many Twitter users whose tweets are more like spam restricting other useful tweets to come up in your timeline and many users who don’t tweet at all, so its better to unfollow them.
Manage Flitter is probably one of the best Twitter Service you will find to tackle this problem. It suggests you users whom you shouldn’t follow.
All you got to do is login using your Twitter account and after retrieving information about your account, you will be presented with a sorted list of your followers into :-
Select the users whom you don’t want to follow any longer and click on Unfollow and you’re done.
Klout lets you track your effect on the Twitterverse in a very detailed fashion. You can see the impact of your opinions and posts across the Twitter social graph. The control panel lets you examine some valuable data like, who you influence, who influences you, your Top Retweets and other stats. If you are a Social Media Pro wanting some good analytics, you should try it.
A definite tool to use from time to time to better understand your account and habits.
This is a simple service that makes it simple to update your entire social network in one place. It will update your status on most of the popular social networks you will be using. This tool is useful for making your life easier while building up online presence.
Hootsuite is a full twitter interface providing the tools you need. If you’re using ping.fm you should consider hootsuite as it connects to your ping.fm account and at the same time adds important features you want to have. First of all it works with the link shorteners which allows you to keep track of how effective your tweeted links are (essential if you’re a blogger). Hootsuite will also allow you to shedule your tweets and integrate with tools like wordpress allowing you to post from hootsuite to wordpress.
Twitterfeed is a great automation tool focused on picking up your blog feed and turning them into updates in your social network. Twitterfeed was originally a twitter tool but today it also supports other social network services like fx. facebook and ping.fm. There are also several url shortening services to choose from.
Tweetdeck is one of the most popular twitter front ends and for a reason. Its based on Adobe Air and so it looks great and makes working with twitter easy. First of all, it has a number of default columns showing you essential information, tweets from your friends, retweet of your tweets, new followers, direct messages, and your own custom columns. You may want to keep track on tweets for a particular word or phrase in a custom column. TweetDeck is also linked up to facebook. You can set it up to use hootsuite for url shortening to keep track of your link popularity.
A powerful service that allows you to schedule Twitter updates, automate follower management tasks on Twitter, purge your Twitter DM inbox, and receive email digests of tweets that contain specified keywords. Socialoomph also provides you with an integrated and complete view of your mentions and retweets across multiple accounts. With specified keywords in place the tool lets you auto-follow users in same niche which will eventually increase the retweet count and click through rate.
With a paid SocialOomph Professional account which is available only for $29.97 per month you can also schedule updates for your Facebook profile and pages, schedule post for your blogs (WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr and more), find quality Twitter accounts to follow, and much more.
It is not free ($55 one time payment for a single twitter profile and $74 for five profiles and so on…) but you get a lot of useful features for that. First of all, you can manage more than one twitter profile. You can set up a multitude of tweets in the software, and allow the software to spread them through out the day to keep you actively involved on twitter. You can also Automate Direct Messages, auto Follow Twitter Users, Auto Unfollow Twitter Users, keep track of people you have unfollowed so that you do not re-follow them, and much more. Take a look at the full feature list and try watching some of their videos.
Twollo is a tool for finding and hooking up with twitters with interests like your own. It does this based on keywords you provide and will allow you to automatically follow the targeted twitters. This tool is not free any more but quite powerful for building targeted followers automatically.
TwitterLocal is an Adobe Air application used to watch the Twitter public feed, caching all Tweets with a valid location. People were able to generate feeds from this site based on location, as well as use the TwitterLocal AIR client to subcribe to location feeds.
Tweetcloud was born out of a project to synthesize, meaning, from a high volume of short messages. The goal is to quickly show users “what’s being said” across the Twittersphere or from a specific Twitter user through an intuitive interface (a cloud).
This tool is used by many bloggers to show the feedburner look-a-like counter of how many followser they have (also used on tripwiremagazine.com in top right sidebar). Twittercounter can also be used to analyse other accounts and see how they have developed.
Find new followers based on the keywords you enter.
This list is being constantly updated so you can find out who the most popular twitter users are. Also, you can get detailed statistics about Your twitter account.
Twitt(url)y does a nice job of providing a Techmeme style representation of up and coming URLs that are mentioned in individual Tweets. Twitt(url)y is a useful site as an early warning on news and trends.
Just Tweet was created to make it easier for people to find other “Tweeters” with similar interests.
If there are opportunistic marketers following everyone under the sun in the hopes those good souls will just automatically follow them back, this tool might help identify those whom you may want to block.
TweepSearch was created to allow people on Twitter to search their followers bio and location information. Twitter doesn’t currently have a bio search and as your Twitter network grows, it’s nice to be able to look through your tweeps.
Twitterless tells you who stops following you and graphs your follower history over time, making this info available in a variety of useful views.
twInfluence is a simple tool for measuring the combined influence of twitterers and their followers, with a few social network statistics thrown in as bonus.
My Tweeple is a great way to manage all of my Twitter people in one place. You can easily see who you’re following and who’s following You. With a simple click, you can follow, unfollow, or block people, and these changes instantly update Twitter.
Friend or Follow does helps you figure out who your friends, follows, and fans are on Twitter.
Qwitter is a nice app that will update you via email whenever someone stops following you. It will even let you know what you tweeted that caused them to stop following you, which could be useful (if you lose five followers every time you tweet about your pet fish, for example, that might be a hint to stop talking so much about your fish if you want to retain followers).
Nest.Unclutterer will automatically block Twitter users who are following more than a certain number of people or who have been inactive for a certain number of days. You can specify those thresholds and white list certain tweeps so that they are exempt from the cleaning. Nest.
This tool helps to “cut through the clutter” to find other Twitter users in a specific industry using this service.
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