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( Keeping up with the everevolving Twitter isn’t easy. User patterns are always changing, while the tools for tracking them are improving. And there are hundreds of new tools to sort through that keep popping up every week. For this post, I have compiled a list of 10 relatively new tools that I use frequently to make the most of Twitter. What about you? Which tools do you use most and you can recommend? Please leave us some of your recommendations in the comments area…

1. TweetAlarm
Google Alerts for Twitter. Want to see who is mentioning your name, brand or area of interest on Twitter? Then TweetAlarm ( is your answer. Set up as many search terms as you want, and get a convenient report delivered to your inbox. Most useful aspect: Being able to set search terms as you sign up saves a lot of time. ( (


2. Buffer
Tweet without flooding your followers. Buffer ( is helpful if you like to share many blog posts in a day. Throw them at Buffer at any time, and Buffer will space them out throughout the day. You also get analytics for Buffered tweets, such as for clicks, retweets and reach. (Full disclosure: I work for Buffer.) Most useful aspect: You can Buffer tweets from any page with a browser extension and even in Google Reader. ( (

How does it do that? By monitoring your clicking behavior and refining the stream accordingly. Send yourself reminders for upcoming events that you are likely to forget 3. but only the items that interest you. Most useful aspect: binReminded integrates with PayPal. Getting that self-DM or @ reply close to the date helps a lot. If you live in Twitter like me. binReminded Tweet reminders for important events. where clutter is most annoying.(http://bufferapp. then binReminded (http://binreminded. Most useful aspect: It also works well on iOS and (http://my6sense. (http://my6sense. allowing you to send payment reminders. ( ( gives you a stream of updates from your Twitter account and other social networks. My6Sense This new tool is something . could come in (http://binreminded. My6Sense ( (http://binreminded.

com/) .com/) makes it a little . Are you being followed by too many people who you have no connection with? With ManageFlitter ( (http://manageflitter. TwentyFeet Full analytics for your Twitter account. without signing into your account.twentyfeet. It offers a ton of interesting graphs about your followers and ( (http://www. (http://www. Pull in tweets of interest. you can unfollow everyone who doesn’t follow you back or is inactive or is a loudmouth. and off you go.visitmix.5. Yes. Most useful aspect: Get reports straight to your inbox. The Archivist Visualize and store interesting tweets.visitmix.twentyfeet. Most useful aspect: You can extract and download these beautifully visualized tweets for reports and presentations. view a lot of interesting pie charts about them and stats about their origin and reach. unfollow who you want. displaying and explaining your activities on the platform.twentyfeet. Super-fast and intuitive. and then store ( 7. I know: archiving isn’t terribly exciting. (http://manageflitter.twentyfeet. ManageFlitter Get rid of unwanted (http://manageflitter. (http://archivist. Most useful aspect: No need to create a new . look no further than TwentyFeet (http://www. Just sign in with your Twitter handle. But The Archivist (http://archivist. Have you wondered whether there is a Google Analytics just for Twitter? 6.

com/) .(http://archivist. it conveniently sends you a DM with the 9. ( (http://refynr. In your Refynr stream. only the most valuable tweets show up. Most useful aspect: The app takes a few minutes to pull in your data and analyze (http://tweriod. saving you a lot of to block spammy apps and hash tags and loud users. Refynr Unclutter your Twitter stream. (http://tweriod.visitmix. Tired of seeing tweets that don’t add any value? Use Refynr (http://refynr. and it gives you two helpful graphs showing you the time of day and the day of week when you should be tweeting. Tweriod When are your followers online the most? Have you ever wondered at what time of day your followers are most active on Twitter? Simple drop you user name into Tweriod (http://tweriod. But once it’s .com/) (http://tweriod. Most useful aspect: Refynr recently rolled out mobile versions of its service.

Over to you. He blogs more Twitter Tips and Tools here (http://blog. which allows you to tweet more often without flooding your (http://hashable. too? Have I m issed any? Let’s discuss below… (h ttp:// /#!/LeoWid) anytime. the app will recognize them and store the tweets in diary form. Hashable (http://hashable. Hashable Make introductions more /af fil iates/idev af fil (http://hashable.) ( Compiled exclusively for WDD by Leo Widrich.) (http://www. hit him up @LeoWid (http://twitter.mightydeals. These are some of the apps I use frequently to get the m ost out of Twitter. Most useful aspect: The app is optimized for networking at Would they be useful to is a great new tool to make networking and meeting people fun and memorable. and it has super-polished mobile versions. He is a friendly guy. Tweet your introductions using specific hash tags.html?ref=widget) (javascript:. He is the Co-founder of a new Twitter App called BufferApp (http://bufferapp. 10.eleg an tthem . (http://hashable.php?i d=9871_0_1_13) Get the StackSocial Mac Essentials App Bundle (http://www.( dget) .

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