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4 Super Useful Twitter Apps to Add to Your Social Media Marketing Toolkit

July 12th, 2012 ::

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Twitter a great way to reach a lot of people at once, but did you know your tweets lasts about an hour before they are sucked into the social media void?  Here are 4 Twitter apps I heard about recently that can really boost the reach, and therefore effectiveness, of your tweets:

Twylah

What it is: Platform that lets you create custom websites and widgets out of your tweets

Best features:

  • Automatically organizes your tweets based on trending topics
  • Extends the life of your tweets
  • Allows you to host Twylah pages on your domain and own the content and traffic
  • Lets you create custom-landing pages for Power Tweets (tweets sent through Twylah), giving you a very powerful way to increase engagement

NewsMix

What it is: Social newsstand that lets you view news by topic, providing a great way to easily find shareable content for Twitter (and other social media channels)

Best features:

  • How easy it is to use – under Business, I found tweets curated by Mashable’s founder, curated online marketing tips and tricks, and social media marketing news from a range of experts – in one spot
  • Share content from within Newsmix

SocialBro

What it is: Comprehensive Twitter management and analysis tool

Best features:

  • Visualize statistical information about your Twitter community
  • Find out the interests of your community
  • Learn the best times to tweet
  • View recent unfollows
  • Find your target social media community and influential followers
  • Filter out spammers and people who post way too much
  • Track and analyze competitors

Tweriod

What it is: Twitter analysis tool that tells you what time to tweet

Best feature: By analyzing your tweets and your followers’ tweets, it tells you what time to tweet so you’ll be more likely to reach others

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Other there any other Twitter tools out there that you like to use?  Share your favorites in the comments below!

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Posted in Marketing, Social Media | 2 Comments »

  • Anonymous

    I really like Pluggio (http://plugg.io) – it’s got some really slick tools that help build and a manage a community, particularly the Friend Finder, a really cool “drip feed” way of setting up a bunch of tweets to get posted over a period of time, and an integrated RSS reader to track news / blog posts and tweet them with one click.

    It’s just a huge time-saver.

    • Anonymous

       Thanks for sharing Pluggio – sounds awesome!