Top Twitter Tools Exposed and Explained at Lightning Speed!
In this very short video I expose the Top Twitter Tools and how I use them in conjunction with each other to maximize my Twitter experience, reduce my time spent on twitter, and maximize the effectiveness of my Tweets. If you simply put these Top Twitter Tools to work for you, you’ll be Tweeting Like a Pro in no time.
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Twitter is one of the fastest growing Social Networks on the web, and for good reason. Here is the most comprehensive list of Twitter tools to maximize your Twitter experience. If I missed one, please leave it in the comments! Enjoy – and you can follow me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/zebolsen
Tweeter Getter this site works almost like an MLM or a chain letter, except it’s free, and enables you to grow your Twitter Following at an amazing rate. (I have added over 1,500 new followers in 4 days with this powerful tool)
http://www.tweetdeck.com/beta It is an Adobe Air desktop application. It enables you to split your main feed (All Tweets) into topic or group specific columns allowing a broader overview of tweets. (this is what I use, love it)
http://socialtoo.com This tool enables you to send auto-welcome messages, send you statistics on followers and unfollowers and more. Simple to use and Very nice, I use this.
http://tweetlater.com This hand tool enables you to send auto-welcome messages, schedule tweets, search twitter for keywords you are interested in and more. I love Tweet Later!
http://bubbletweet.com/ This is awesome! This enables you to put a “pop-up” bubble video on your Twitter page to welcome people taking a look.
http://www.twitterbuttons.com/ this site enables you to create all sorts of really cool Twitter buttons to add to your blog, myspace, webpage, or any other site you want people to know you Tweet and follow you.
http://twitpwr.com application enables you to convert your URL’s to twitPWR URL’s and gain more exposure from your links as they get clicked. Very cool.
http://twitterholic.com Shows you the top twitter users and where you rank amongst the twitter users of the world.
Twitter Keys enables you to use all sorts of symbols to use in your tweets which make your tweets stick out, more fun, and uses less characters!
http://twittervision.com Geographical Vision for Twitters in Real-Time. It allows you to see in real-time where tweets are coming from
http://www.twilert.com application that lets you receive regular email updates of tweets containing your brand, product, service, well any keyword you like really.
http://www.crazybob.org/twubble It can help expand your Twitter bubble—it searches your friend graph and picks out people who you may like to follow.
http://www.divvoted.com lets you vote for your favorite sites with Twitter. Great for showing off your latest designs, or checking out other peoples votes for inspiration.
http://www.twitterment.com Search engine for twitter, you can search for a specific word to see who´s been twittering about it
http://twitdir.com A twitter directory.
http://search.twitter.com This is Twitters search engine. It’s okay, but not as good as some others mentioned here.
http://twitterfox.net TwitterFox is a Firefox extension that notifies you of your friends’ tweets on Twitter. This extension adds a tiny icon on the status bar which notifies you when your friends update their tweets. Also it has a small text input field to update your tweets. ( I use this too)
http://www.twitbin.com It is an extension for firefox that brings the power of twitter right in your browser. You can send and receive messages via twitter in your firefox browser.
http://www.tweet-r.com A twitter application, that allows you to send files to your friends, but just dragging any file on to Tweetr. Tweetr will automatically upload your file and when it is done will provide a short url to send to your friends. Also you can use your webcam.
http://kunal.kundaje.net/twessenger it automatically updates your Messenger Personal Message at regular intervals to reflect your latest Twitter tweet.
http://twittercal.com It’s a free service that connects your Twitteraccount to your Google Calendar. Add events in a snap from your favorite Twitter client.
http://itweet.net A Twitter application for your iPhone.
http://www.twitterfeed.com It takes your blog and feed it into Twitter. It check your blog’s feed at the specified interval and post any new items to your twitter account.
http://www.twittermsn.com It allows you to update your twitter from your MSN account.
http://www.hahlo.com A Twitter interface for iPhone.
http://www.biggu.com/2007/05/22/egorcast-on-netnite-show Send SMS tweets via a mobile.
http://www.twitterlocal.net This tool lets you know where tweets are coming from and from who they are coming from.
http://beta.twiddeo.com It lets you do Twitter updates with video.
http://www.orangatame.com/products/twitterberry It combines your Blackberry and Twitter.
http://www.tweetgift.com You can send gifts to your friends. every gift starts with @tweetgift, then a friend’s username, and the gift with an optional message.
http://twittersplit.com/ This is pretty cool, kind of difficult to explain, so just check it out.
http://www.lessnau.com/twitterdoodle/ Twitterdoodle Twitter WordPress plugin that will allow you to have automatic mashup posts created that are relevant to your site from the the daily chatter that goes on at Twitter and logged by Twitter search engine search.twitter.com.
http://emailtwitter.com It allows you to post Twitter updates and retrieve your Twitter timeline via your cellular phone or other e-mail enabled mobile device, without incurring SMS fees.
http://arsecandle.org/twadget It is a Windows Vista sidebar gadget. It lets you send and view your precious tweets from within Vista’s Sidebar.
http://twitterbuzz.com It collects the most popular links that are being mentioned on Twitter.
http://www.jtwitter.com It is a Java application that you install on your phone. It allows you to enter twitter updates using your phone without having to send SMS´s. It also allows you to view your timeline, friends timelines, public and featured timelines.
http://www.twhirl.org twhirl is a social software desktop client, based on the Adobe AIR platform
http://www.twitpic.com It allows you to share photos and images on Twitter.
http://qik.com Qik lets you stream live videos directly from your mobile phone to the web, and off course it can be sent to Twitter.
http://www.dossy.org/twitter/karma It allows you to track the people you follow and the one’s who follow you.
http://www.twittercritic.com Film reviews by twitter users.
http://twitplus.com It is a service that works on top of twitter that lets you twitter with pictures or video and also privately send files to your twitter friends.
http://www.twitterlights.com It allows you to highlight and automatically save anything you want on any page on the Internet. You can share whatever you have highlighted with your Twitter friends.
http://www.snaptweet.com It allows you to send your Flickr photos to Twitter.
http://www.strawpollnow.com A polling website that asks questions that can be answered in the Twitter environment.
http://www.mytweetmap.com It lets you see where your Twitter friends are located.
http://simpl.es It’s a tool that you can use to make tiny URLs. It creates a short links that never expire.
http://twitter100.com You can see the most recent updates from up to 100 of your contacts all at the same time on the same web page.
http://www.phoreo.com/twittershare It allows you to share pictures, music, video, etc with your Twitter friends.
http://tweetcloud.com You can make a word cloud from a public Twitter stream.
http://www.chrisfinke.com/twitslikeme When you enter your Twitter screenname you can find other twitterers who probably share your interests.
http://www.twittermethis.com Every now and then they ask a random question via Twitter, if you are the first to give the right answer they will pay you $5 via Paypal.
http://crowdstatus.com It is made up of crowds, each crowd contains people and each person in the crowd has a status. This means that you can see what everyones current status is in a crowd.
http://www.twittermail.com You give them your twitter credentials and they give you an email address where you’ll receive automatically your lates twitter-replies.
http://www.mosio.com/twitter Users send text messages, via twitter, that include queries to be posted on the site. Mosio members then respond to these questions online.
http://ouseful.open.ac.uk/geotwitterous It is a Yahoo Pipe that takes a Twitterer’s declared location and plots it on to a Google or Yahoo map.
http://twittearth.com It is an application that interacts with logged-in Twitter users from all over the world.
http://phweet.com You can Talk to your Twitter friends for free.
http://toptweet.com It lets you stay up to date on all the best conversationalists from around the web.
http://twist.flaptor.com It allows you to see trends in twitter, you can compare various topics.
http://twittersearch.flaptor.com/search/index.do It’s a real time search engine for Twitter.
http://twitspy.com It shows you a real-time feed of Twitter updates.
http://www.twitterator.org It allows you to “follow” a bunch of other Twitter users in one fell swoop.
http://twitturly.com It is a service for tracking what URLs people are talking about as they talk about them on Twitter.
http://www.twixxer.com It is a photo and video sharing component for Twitter.
http://www.twollow.com You can auto follow Twitter users.
http://twitlinks.com It allows you to know the latest links from the worlds top tech twitter users.
http://tweeq.gossamr.org It allows you to discover which cliques, aka tweeqs, you or anyone else is a part of in Twitter.
http://www.twitgraph.com Measure your tweets.
http://www.autopostr.com It let your twitterfriends automatically know you posted a new photo on flickr.
http://www.wiiizzz.com It allows you to listen to entirely random songs that have been posted and shared by Twitter users.
http://www.mytweeple.com/default.aspx These tools are designed to help you make informed decisions when it comes to following people on Twitter.
http://livetwitting.com A way to cover conference sessions.
http://twistori.com It allows you to see every sentence containing the words love, hate, think, believe, feel, or wish, written by Twitter users.
http://www.twitterified.com It allows you to add more functionalities to your Tweets.
http://www.tweetwheel.com You can find out which of your Twitter friends know each other.
http://twibler.com Every time you post a new listing on eBay it sends a message to Twitter.
http://jazzychad.net/rollthedice It is a twitter bot you can use to generate all sorts of random events.
http://twittersnooze.com It allows you turn off some tweet streams.
http://www.usetrackthis.com It allows you to track your packages over twitter.
http://www.twitscoop.com It scours hundreds of “tweets” per minute and pulls out the words that appear most frequently and puts them on their page.
http://www.twitturls.com They grab the feed of the Twitter links that people, they visit them, count them, score them and list them.
http://visualtwitter.com You can use it to post photographic tweets, rather than text updates.
http://www.highxlow.com You can track your daily biorhythms through Twitter.
http://getsnitter.com It is an Adobe AIR-powered application for twittering. It allows you to talk to your friends on your desktop, like instant messenger.
http://www.locify.com A mobile phone web applications that finds information that’s relevant to your location. You can let know your followers about your location.
http://flixpulse.com A Twitter movie review site.
http://twitterratio.com/Default.aspx It allows you to easily calculate a ration of the number of followers you have to the number who follow you.
http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/twtthis TwitThis is an easy way for people to send Twitter messages about your blog post or website. When visitors to your website click on the TwitThis button or link, it takes the URL of the webpage and creates a shorter URL using TinyURL. Then visitors can send this shortened URL and a description of the web page to all of their friends on Twitter.
http://www.tweet2tweet.com It allows anyone to view conversations between any two users on Twitter.
http://twitpay.me It allows you to send payments using Twitter.
http://www.tweetcube.com It allows you to upload and post files to your Twitter account.
http://twitsay.com It allows you to record a voice message to accompany your Twitter account.
http://www.tweetwire.com A human filtered Twitter news service.
http://funkatron.com A desktop Twitter client.
http://brightkit.com It allows you to manage multiple Twitter profiles, pre-schedule tweets, and measure your success.
http://www.twitbacks.com You can create your very own Twitter background.
http://twitterposter.com It is a visual representation of the twitterers with the most amount of followers.
http://www.convomonitor.com A dashboard view that allows you to track your brand on Twitter. You also can track Twitter conversations about any topic, word, phrase, idea, or person.
http://twanslate.com You can send text in any language to @twanslate, and it will be translated into the language you ask it to.
http://minific.com If you have a story pounding the insides of your head, this service helps you to capture and share your short bursts of creative spirit.
http://twittercounter.com A popularity promotion widget. You put the widget on your site and it displays the number of Twitter followers you have in real-time.
http://www.twshot.com It is a link that you put on your toolbar where you can easily add url addresses into your Twitter account.
http://www.twittertickets.com it allows you to get news about upcoming ticket releases directly in your Twitter stream within the UK.
http://www.mrtweet.net It looks through your extended network to help you build effective relationships on Twitter.
http://twiddict.com/login It allows you to know if Twitter.com is up or down.
http://www.tweetboards.com You can put all of your favorite Twitter users’ feeds onto one page.
http://getsnitter.com It is an Adobe Air application made for use with Twitter.
http://www.twitzu.com It allows you to promote your events on Twitter.
http://twizon.com It puts together Twitter and Amazon.
http://happytwitday.com It allows you to know when your Twitter friends’ have their birthday.
http://chirrup.angryamoeba.co.uk It fetches all of the replies from Twitter, and sorts them by URL so you can have a comment feed for each page in your site.
http://www.twitag.com It allows you to view, group, organize, and search through the various #tags tweeted on Twitter.
http://www.roomatic.com It creates a chat room like interface on top of Twitter.
http://www.twiffid.com It shows you the headlines of the websites your Twitter friends have listed in their profiles.
http://www.tweetparty.com You can put your friends in groups and message them all at once using twitter.
http://www.themattinator.com You can post to multiple Twitter accounts without having to log into each one every time.
http://www.twitterfountain.nl It puts together tweets with Flickr images with similar tags.
http://www.twitabit.com It queues your Tweets in the event that Twitter goes down. They make sure all your Tweets will be sent in due order once Twitter is back up.
http://tweetake.com It allows you to backup your twitter followers.
http://www.twitsms.com.au/twitsms/public/index It allows you to set the types of updates you want to be sent to you, and purchase SMS credits to get your updates.
http://helpwith.tweetapp.com Get and give help via Twitter.
http://tweetrush.com It provides estimated stats on Twitter usage over a period of time.
http://www.twittad.com It gives Twitter users and advertisers the opportunity to meet for product placement & website promotion on a Twitter user profile.
http://www.tweetvalue.com Find out the value off your Twitter profile.
http://www.iphonetwitters.com It lets you see where people who are using their iPhone to send messages to Twitter are sending them from.
http://www.twitly.com/login.php You can separate the people you follow into groups.
http://www.monitter.com It’s a twitter monitor, it lets you “monitter” the twitter world for a set of 3 keywords and watch what people are saying.
http://www.twuzzer.com It allows you to see what the most talked about topics are during the day in Twitter.
http://twittd.nodehub.com You can twit using your favorites Instant messenger.
http://www.twitterbash.com It lets you post your favorite tweets to a database where they are rated by other users by popularity.
http://www.tweetbars.com It allows you to put your tweets into forum signatures, on your email, blog, etc.
http://www.twitscoop.com You can stay on top of the hottest discussion topics and key words being used on twitter at any given time.
http://apprisereader.com It lets you share stories via Twitter with no copying and pasting, or dragging and dropping. It lets you read all your news in one place, and share it all in one place, too.
http://twithire.com It is a free job board for Twitter.
http://justtweetit.com It allows you to like-minded Twitter users.
http://www.recom.me It provides a list of artist recommendations.
http://www.citytweets.net It tracks (near) real-time Twitter activity for individual cities, listing Tweets from and about that area.
http://www.stocktwits.com It gives you stock markets information.
http://useqwitter.com It e-mails you when someone stops following you on Twitter.
http://www.tweeterized.com It provides dynamic Twitter signature images that you can use on forums, websites.
http://www.tweader.com It allows you to read twitter conversations just when you enter a Tweet’s ID.
http://www.twittertise.com Advertise on Twitter.
http://saytweet.com You can create Twitter badges that show your updates on pictures.
http://www.gtwit.com It is a dynamic web based client for twitter that supports history and personal search of your tweets by storing them on Google’s cloud.
http://goodbad.me You can see all the good and bad stuff in the Twitterverse. Compare and show off the stuff you’ve done.
http://www.tweetscribe.com This service that gives you a twitter feed by topic or search term, instead of by who you know.
http://www.twittonary.com A Twitter Dictionary aka Twittonary provides explanations of various Twitter related words.
http://www.be-a-magpie.com An Ad Network for Twitter.
http://www.twitterel.com You can find Twitterers with interests in common.
http://twidroid.com A full-featured twitter client for android mobile phones.
http://www.twootball.com Twitter for people that loves NFL.
http://twitter.grader.com It allows you to compare your Twitter profile against others.
http://www.twinfluence.com It uses the Twitter API to to measure the combined influence of twitterers and their followers, with a few social network statistics thrown in as bonus.
http://twitrratr.com It allows you to distinguish negative from positive tweets surrounding a brand, product, person or topic.
http://barflood.com You can choose a bar a time and theme for your flood and make it public or just invite friends.
http://bigtweet.com It allows you to surf the web and post to Twitter.
http://tweetanswers.com You can find answers to questions.
http://splitweet.com It allows you to manage multiple Twitter accounts and brand monitor.
http://www.twitterank.com It is sort of like Page Rank for twitter users.
http://saytweet.com/ Upload a picture and then tag some Twitter users in that picture. Voila − that’s all it takes to make a dynamic mashup like the one above. Give it a try, and then share the badge!
http://twuffer.com It allows you to compose a list of future tweets, and schedule their release.
http://tweetstalk.com You can follow Twitter users without the other person knowing about it.
http://www.techhit.com/OutTwit It integrates Twitter into Outlook. you can update your Twitter status and follow your friends without having to open any other applications.
http://www.tweeterized.com/ We provide dynamic Twitter signature images that you can use on forums, websites, myspace profiles and more. The dynamic images display your profile image, last update as well as how long ago you did the update. We also have various backgrounds to choose from.
Twitter is buzzing and here is a collection of top 10 twitter tools, plugins, widgets and scripts to integrate with your wordpress blog.
- TweetSuite - a Twitter-WordPress integration plugin that includes server-side TweetBacks, ReTweet-This buttons, digg-like Tweet-This Button, automatic tweeting of new posts and some widgets.
- WP Twitip ID – Plugin adds an extra field to the comment form for user to enter their twitter username
- The Twitter Updater – a wordpress plugin that automatically sends a Twitter status update to your Twitter account when you create, publish, or edit your WordPress post. You can specify the text for the updates, and also have the option to turn the auto update on/off for the different post actions in the admin panel.
- TwitThis is an easy way for people to send Twitter messages about your blog post or website. When visitors to your website click on the TwitThis button or link, it takes the URL of the webpage and creates a shorter URL using TinyURL. Then visitors can send this shortened URL and a description of the web page to all of their friends on Twitter.
- Twitter Tools – This wordpress plugin creates an integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account. Pull your tweets into your blog and create new tweets on blog posts and from within WordPress.
- Twitter WordPress Sidebar Widget – Customise the number of updates shown in your sidebar, individual links to each status update on Twitter, style your Twitterings using CSS, choose whether to display your Twitter name before each post and customise text between the post text and the relative time.
- Twitter Feed – Posts your blog updates to your twitter account. Login to twitterfeed using your OpenID, provide the URL for your blog RSS feed, and how often to post to Twitter.
- Twitt-Twoo – is a simple little plugin that will allow you to update your Twitter status right from your blog’s sidebar. It is AJAX powered and allows for quick and easy status updates.
- Twitter Sharts – ‘Shart’ your twitter status anywhere within your wordpress blog posts or pages.
- Tweet This – A plugin that adds a Twitter link to every post and page, so your readers can share your blog entries on their Twitter accounts with ease. Shortens URLs in advance.
I hope these Twitter tools will help you integrate Twitter in your wordpress blog and vice versa. Found a Twitter tool for this list? Post it in comments. This list is regularly updated.
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Here’s a GREAT blog post on the Top Twitter Tools Exposed & Explained at Lightning Speed