I am sure by now you already knew the power of using twitter to drive traffic and readership to your blog. Twitter has become an invaluable tool for syndication, news stories and community conversation. To get the most out of Twitter, we decided to list and review what we believe are the 11 best twitter tools and applications that you can use to make twittering a wonderful and rewarding experience.
There are many more twitter tools out there and I know that this post will just scratch the surface. If you are using a twitter tool not on this list that you feel is a must-have for bloggers, then please leave a comment so we can all share.
01 - Friend or follow
Friend Or Follow helps you manage your Twitter contacts. Submit your Twitter screen name to find out who you’re following that’s not following you back, and who’s following you that you’re not following back.
TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with
your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more. TweetDeck shows you everything you want to see at once, so you can stay organized and up to date. The Twitter client that redefined Twitter clients is back, and it’s even better. Rewritten from the ground up with a fast and powerful new core, Tweetie 2 offers the most polished mobile Twitter experience around.
With HootSuite, you can Manage multiple Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Ping.fm accounts in one easy to use interface. You can also monitor keywords, schedule tweets, and measure your success. In fact, HootSuite lets you manage your entire Twitter experience from one easy-to-use interface.
If you don’t like to spend a lot of time typing, copying and pasting, this is for you. Highly recommended. Surf the web and post to Twitter! Integrated with Bit.ly, Ping.fm, Delicious. Shorten URLs, auto capture title & selected text, and include special symbols.
Twitterfeed enables you to push your RSS feeds to Twitter and many other services. You can set up in less than two minutes and join the more than 2,000 people that sign up for Twitterfeed every day.
bit.ly allows users to shorten, share, and track links (URLs). Reducing the URL length makes sharing easier. bit.ly can be accessed through our website, bookmarklets and a robust and open API. bit.ly is also integrated into several popular third-party tools such as Tweetdeck. A more full list of third party tools can be found on the bit.ly blog. Unique user-level and aggregate links are created, allowing users to view complete, real-time traffic and referrer data, as well as location and metadata.
Graph your Twitter Stats including – tweets per hour, tweets per month, tweet timeline and reply statistics.If you love stats and graphs & twitter…this is exactly what you want. I almost dare to say TweetStats tells pretty much about me seeing all these monthly and daily stats, numbers, words and read more…tags.
Favstar.fm allows you to see the most favorited tweets across Twitter at any given time. It also allows you to track your own tweets to see who is favoriting them, and allows you to follow what your friends are favoriting.
This is a great tool to find people linking back to your URL and tweeting about your blog/web site.Search for links on Twitter: * Supports regular and short URLs * Realtime updates * Subscriptions (E-mail, RSS) * API available.
Tweetmeme is a service which aggregates all the popular links on twitter to determine which links are popular. Tweetmeme is able to categorize these links into categories and subcategories, making it easy to filter out the noise to find what your interested in.
Twitterrific is a fun application that lets you both read and publish posts or “tweets” to the Twitter community website. The application’s user interface is clean, concise and designed to take up a minimum of real estate on your Mac’s desktop.
Twitter Tools for Bloggers
11 best twitter tools and applications for bloggers
11 Best Twitter Tools for Bloggers
Written by: Gisela Gutierrez
Date Published: 01/17/2010
Here are 11 best twitter tools and applications that you can use to make twittering a rewarding experience. Most of these tools help you drive traffic to blogs.
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