Become Social Networking Guru With 45 Handy Twitter Tools

Preview-twitter-toolsTwitter has progressed so much in past few years and now it has been used almost by everybody – let it be freelancer designer, programmer, social media company, printing company, everybody evaluates Twitter power and actually try to make their brand more powerful with it.

A lot of tools has been developed over time and some of them can really  relief your Twitter experience and automate some time consuming actions.  That’s why I collected some great tools sorted in categories, which you might find extremely useful for using Twitter – find more targeted followers, track visitors – who is following, not following, deadbeat users, clean your account – ah..check what we have on table this time yourself! 

Follower Tools

1. Mr Tweet

Mr Tweet is your personal Twitter assistant. Discover great people you might want to follow, join communities and share your Twitter buddies.

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2. TweetBeep

Get regular updates to your email with conversation trackings, mentions, followers. You can even keep track of who’s tweeting your website or blog.

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3. FlashTweet

FlashTweet is a Twitter application that simplifies the process of acquiring more targeted followers. You can add multiple Twitter accounts to your profile, discover who you are following that is following you back, mass follow users based on search terms and location, unfollow multiple friends at once, schedule tweets in advance to run throughout the week, insert RSS feeds that will automatically tweet the title and link of your blog or another site.

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4. Friend or Follow

Useful and easily usable tool to see who’re you following, that’s not following you back and conversely.

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5. WeFollow

Enter tags and find new people to follow. You can add yourself to the database too.

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6. Nearby Tweets

Find new people to follow based on location.

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7. Tweepler

Tweepler is a much needed and more intuitive way of processing your Twitter followers. It allows you to quickly browse trough people you might be interested in, then follow or ignore them.

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8. Tweepsect

See user’s followers and those he follows to determine who is stalking the user and who the user is stalking

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9. Twitter Friends Network Browser

Browse trough your friends, your friend’s friends and so.

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10. Twitter DMer

Twitter DMer is a tool to impress your followers with individually customized DMs.

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11. Twit Cleaner

Analyses the people you follow, identifies the time wasters, spammers, bots & those who’ve quit Twitter.

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Stats

1. Twitter Grader

Twitter Grader is a free tool that allows you to check the power of your twitter profile compared to millions of other users that have been graded.

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2. Tweet Stats

Get detailed stats of your tweets.

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3. Twitter Analyzer

Analyze someone’s tweet stats, popularity, reach, hashtags, subjects and more.

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4. Twoorl

Get all neccesary stats about your acount. It’s still in beta, so you’ll have to follow @twoolr_beta.

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Trends and Topics

1. Tweetmeme

Find most popular links in Twitter, sorted in categories.

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2. Summize

Search for tweets, keywoard, users and much more.

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3. Topsy

Search engine powered by tweets.

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4. Trendistic

Trendistic is a tool that allows you to track trends on Twitter, similarly to what Google Trends does for Google searches. It gathers tweets as they are posted, filters redundant ones and compiles the rest into one-hour intervals.

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Tweets

1. Twuffer

Twuffer allows the Twitter user to compose a list of future tweets, and schedule their release.

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2. GroupTweet

GroupTweet turns a standard Twitter account into a group communication hub where members can post updates to everyone in the group using direct messages. When the group account receives a direct message from a group member, GroupTweet converts it into a tweet that all followers can see.

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3. Twiddict

Twiddict sends your tweets to Twitter even if it’s down.

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4. Runt.ly

Runt.ly is the easiest way to create short blog-style posts to share over Twitter and other micro-blogs. Runt.ly posts can include linked photos, embedded videos and more.

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5. Bigtwitt

BigTwitt will create URL for your long tweet and then you’ll be able to post it.

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Bloggers

1. Twitter Feed

Add RSS feeds and it automaticcly posts the headlines to Twitter.

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2. Twitter Tools

Twitter Tools is a plugin that creates a complete integration between your WordPress blog and your Twitter account.

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Sharing

1. Bit.ly

Shorten URLs, share them, track them.

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2. Twitpic

Upload and share photos on Twitter.

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3. Twitvid

Upload and share vidoes on Twitter.

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4. Twittload

Free file hosting for Twitter.

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5. Twitter Music

Find and share music on Twitter.

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6. Twitsay

Record voice message and post it to your followers.

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7. Twitcam

Broadcast live, your followers can see you and you can chat with them. After that video will be saved in archive.

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Twitter Clients

1. Tweetdeck

TweetDeck is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more. Connect with your Facebook and MySpace friends directly from TweetDeck by updating your status, posting photos or videos, commenting, liking and groups your friends to make it easier to follow only those you really want to see what your friends are doing by creating columns for each of your groups of friends. Available also on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

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2. Seesmic

Available on almost all most popular platforms, one of the best Twitter clients. Update and view multiple social networks in one efficient but powerful application customized to your needs.

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3. Destroy Twitter

DestroyTwitter is a compact though robust Twitter application built to run on Mac, Windows, and Linux using Adobe AIR.

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4. Tweetie

Available on Mac and iPhone. Great software with a lot of features.

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Other

1. Ping

Update your  social networks all at the same time.

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2. Screenr

Easily create screencasts with web based recorder and tweet them to your followers.

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3. Tinychat

Create a Twitter chatroom or video conference.

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4. Twt Poll

Create free polls and get annswers from Twitter users.

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5. Twibbon

Twibbon is the easiest and most powerful way to promote awareness of your cause on Twitter.

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6.

Twitpay

Send funds to other Twitter accounts.

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7. Tweetmart

Think of tweetmart as classifieds for Twitter. It is a free an easy way to buy and sell “stuff” or search and post jobs on Twitter.

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8. Backupify

Backupify provides daily automatic backups, archiving, and export for all your social media and SaaS data.

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Daniels Mekšs

Works at 1stwebdesigner, studies photography at ISSPand seeks to enjoy life. You can check out his photography blog and follow him on twitter.

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Comments

  1. Adam says

    I haven’t heard much about TwitterDMer, but found a few people saying it was a scam and not to do it. Has anyone used it that can testify that it works?

    Thanks. Great article!

    • Earl says

      All mass DM’s are pretty much scams imho, so I wouldn’t doubt a “service” that provides it like TwitterDMer is too. The LAST thing I want in my twitter mssgs is a bunch of spam. Knowing my name when I don’t know you does NOT impress me, no matter how “personalized” the mssg may be.

  2. Sandie Kingsley says

    I am curious to find out what blog system you have been utilizing? I’m experiencing some minor security problems with my latest blog and I’d like to find something more risk-free. Do you have any solutions?

  3. says

    thx for this list!
    I won’t recomment each of the mentioned tools, but the most are definitly quit helpfull…

  4. Edouard Lambelet says

    Another one which could be useful to quickly scan the hundreds of links shared by your followed people : paper.li (turns Twitter into a “daily newspaper”). Good post Daniels ! Ed

  5. Mike says

    I found friend or follow just let me know who I am following but not follow back and so on. It’s actually not very useful. Try Twitter Karma. The site allows me to see who I am following but not follow back and unfollow them. That helps a lot.

  6. Jae Xavier says

    wow…

    45 is a lot. I can spend a whole day just signing up to all of them. lol! ^ . ^

  7. Rick Clark says

    Thanks for this list (most comprehensive I’ve seen so far). I’m currently in the process of trying out several of the tools on the list, but some of these I haven’t seen yet. Thanks again, Rick Clark @rck4rk

  8. says

    I use twitpic and hootsuite both are very good, but I must admit I need to work on being more consistent with how many times I tweet.

    Thanks for the list

    Shawn

  9. Josh says

    One of the most comprehensive Twitter search engines out there is (displays both popular and real time results) but arguably the best part about chirrps is their profiles section. It eats the other directory’s lunch.

  10. says

    Wow, great list of tools. I’ve used a lot of these tools, and they’re definitely helpful and make the Twitter experience better and time spent is far more productive… good post, thanks.
    :-)

  11. says

    Found this post ironically through one of the services that you are talking about – Tweetmeme.

    I found a couple new things that I will have to try out. Like Trendistic. My question would be if I could Rss the trending topics into a interface that also puts Google trends into it. Great post all together.