Top 10 Twitter Utilities

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TwimeMachine

Are you still looking for the best Twitter services and utilities that are able to enhance your tweeting experience and bring more value to it? Look no more for today we will be sharing with you the top 10 Twitter utilities available on the web:

  1. bit.ly: The best URL shortner around used by various Twitter applications directly or to leverage their bookmarklets.
  2. Ping.fm: A highly valuable service that allows you to publish your updates to many social networks simultaneously.
  3. Visibli: Optimizing engagement means sharing great content– even if it isn’t your own. The Engagement Bar shows your brand above each linked page to keep you top-of-mind. Also has analytics.
  4. Tweepi: A great Twitter management tools with stats which allows you to follow, flush, reciprocate and clean up your Twitter account based on users’ activity, engagement, retweets and so on. Continue reading »
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5 Creative Uses of Twitter

Did you know that Twitter can teach you to cook, remind you of your plans and even help you lose weight? Here are 5 fun and sometimes useful ways to use Twitter:

1. Avoiding Traffic Jams:

Commuter Feed

Commuter Feed

CommuterFeed aggregates tweets about traffic from people stuck in jams. By following your city’s feed, you can get updates about ongoing traffic tangles.

2. Becoming a Chef:

The Belfast-based @cookbook tweets recipes in 140 characters or less, boasting around 132,000 followers. Continue reading »

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10 Types of Twitter Users: Which Type Do You Think You Are?

Are Twitter users all the same to us or do they have different types of Twitter followers, regardless of their numbers and reasons for being on Twitter? What are the main types of Twitter users and what are their distinctive characteristics?

Check out this list of 10 Types of Twitter Users (organized from not annoying to very annoying!):

10. The Do-Gooders: Tweeps who put so much effort to provide their followers with valuable information, tips and advice through sharing content and links they find and retweeting valuable tweets.

9. The Thankful Darlings: Tweeps who focus many of their tweets and retweets around giving love and spreading smiles and thank you’s to their followers.

8. The Conversationalists: These tweeps will ask questions regarding different topics of interest to them, and to others, and based on the retweets they get, they will start valuable discussions with their followers.

Sharing Valuable Info

Sharing Valuable Info

7. The Wage-Earners: I think this category embraces a large number of Twitter users since it encompasses those employees who work as social media agents tweeting and retweeting about their company, service or brand while trying hard not to seem intrusive.

6. The Humble Artists: Tweeps who have certain talents they are trying to promote through Twitter. Most of these put an effort to meeting new people and tweeting and retweeting different valuable content to them while spreading their talent. Continue reading »

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9 Companies Worth ($$$) Following on Twitter

Usually when you are following a company or a brand, it’s for one of three reasons; you are a true fan of the brand and want to support it, you have some gripe with this company that you want to voice or resolve, or you want to keep an eye on it for some news and special offers. So we have selected Twitter feeds that satisfy this and much more.

@threadless

Threadless is a Chicago based hip online T-shirt retailer that manages to bring a certain awesomeness to everything they do and their Twitter account is not lacking in awesomeness. Besides the fact that you will want to click on every new T-shirt design that they link to on their account, you will also get first dibs on some of their special offers and contests. The account also comes with a side of humor as well.

Plenty of offers

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