Oct 20 2011
Posted by George as social media
The number of Twitter followers clearly indicates the popularity of a particular person and taking this into account, majority of the Twitter users try to get as many as followers as possible. It is always good to have a high number of follower count in Twitter, but what is the use if majority of them are bots or artificially attained followers.
If a Twitter user is really popular in his niche, then he is sure to get followers naturally, rather than going after various methods of getting followers. So the best Twitter profile is that which has got a good number of followers in the natural way and such types of Twitter profiles are the ones that are to be followed by us. Consider that we are following a profile which shows a huge number of followers and majority of them are bots or are not naturally obtained ones. Here you would not be getting any benefit of following such a user as even if he shares your posts, it would vanish somewhere without being re-shared by his followers.
On the other hand if you are following a profile which has genuine followers that are obtained naturally, then the chances are that if he shares any of your tweets, it has got a higher chance of getting re-tweeted by his followers as most of them are genuine and might be more active. So before following any Twitter profile based on the count of its followers, make sure that the user has created such a number of followers in the natural way and they are authentic.
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Jun 15 2009
Posted by George as social media
There are many online tools for managing ones Twitter account, and I have mentioned about some 10 Twitter tools which are very much useful in managing your Twitter profile. This week I came across another interesting online tool for analyzing your Twitter account and is known as Twitter Analyzer. Twitter Analyzer provides an excellent graphical representation of your Twitter account performance which is very much helping in evaluating your Twitter account. This tool is one of the best I have seen so far when consider such similar tools.
To use this tool just enter your Twitter username into the text box provided in the main page of the website. You can see a graphical representation of the number of Tweets per each day. If you click on the number of Tweets on any particular day on the graph, you would be able to see more detailed information. These information include details such asTotal Update Messages, Total Updates Retweeted, Percentage of Updates Retweeted, Unique Users Retweeting etc.
At the bottom of the Tweet Analyzer dashboard there are certain buttons which are very much useful, and these buttons are named User, Friends, Mentions, Groups, Trends and Fun. I would like to elaborate all these buttons individually to you and these are based on my limited knowledge only.
This button contains default user information such as the number of Tweets on each day, retweet ratio, unique user retweet, unique readers reach etc. There is another sub button of the User button named Chats which tells you the details about the message interactions between you and your followers. There is another button named Popularity which tells you about your popularity rate, i.e how many times your profile name has been mentioned in Twitter. Another button named Reach determines the number of readers that have been exposed to your messages. The button named Subjects gives you an idea about the tops subjects that you are Tweeting about. The Hash Tag buttons tells you about the top Has Tags that you are using in your Tweets. The Links button tells you about the tops links that you have used for Tweeting. And Finally the Apps buttons gives you the details of the top Twitter applications that you are using to Tweet your messages.
The Friends button in Twitter Analyzed is another interesting button which gives you an idea about your friend’s activities. There is a sub button named Online Followers which give you the number of the total followers that are online which you login to your account at any point of time. The button Followers Growth Rate tells you about how many new users you add or lose each day. The Followers Density Map gives you idea about the geographical locations of your Twitter followers. The Followers Activity button tells you information about how many of your followers are active on Twitter. The RTing Friends provides data about the follower who Retweet your Tweets the most. The Closest Friends button provides information on the friends that you contact the most. The Disregarded Friends button gives you the list of your most disregarded friends, ie the list of friends or followers who send you messages, but you didn’t reply them back.
The Mentions button helps to see the list of friends that you most mention in your chats and messages. The My Mentioning – All sub button gives you the list of friends that you have mentioned most. My Mentioning – Updates tells you about the friends that you mention most in your updates. The My Mentioning - Social button tells you about the details of friends you most mention in your Chat Messages. TheMy Mentions – All button gives you the list of all the friends that mention you the most. The My Mentions – Updates button gives the list of friends who mention you the most in their Update Messages. The My Mentions-Social button helps you see the friends most mentioning you in their Chats.
The Twitter Analyzer Group button allows grouping your friends by occupation, joining date, popularity, gender and actions. The Groups By Occupation sub button in Twitter Analyzer tells you details about the job and occupation of your followers. The Groups By Join Date button tells you about the join date of your followers. The Groups By Popularity gives list of your friends based on their popularity, and the button Groups By Gender arranges or groups your followers by gender. The Groups by Actions button help you see what your followers are doing the most.
The button Trends and Fun are yet to be live and are under development. Hope they must provide more interesting facts and figures to this already amazing tool. I hope you all will enjoy this tool and would start using this in your day to day tweeting process. Thanks…
Twitter is one of the most popular micro blogging and social media site, which is growing at a rapid pace. A lot of individuals and organizations are using Twitter in order to enhance their sales and marketing. It is also effective in brand building. Twitter is a social media site where you can express your views and thoughts in 140 characters. You can also share links along with your thoughts. A lot of tools are available which makes the usage of Twitter more smooth. I have been trying a lot of tools and each day many new tools emerge, which are simply superb. I would like to share some important Twitter tools that I have found useful in managing Twitter accounts.
Twitturly is another tool for managing Twitter account and has some similarity with the famous social bookmarking site Digg. Twitturly actually tracks the URLs around Twitter and provides a quick real time view of what people are talking on Twitter. Each time when someone tweets a URL in Twitter, Twitturly takes note of this URL and gives a vote for each Tweet that URL receives by different users. The more votes a URLs get in the last 24 hours, the higher the chances of ranking higher on to the top 100 of Twitturly.
TweetDeck is a desktop softare which helps in managing your Twitter profile efficiently. Tweetdeck displays all your Twitter network activities such as the Tweet made by your friends, direct messages and Replies. It also helps in performing advance searches on the overall Twitter networs, your friend’s tweet etc. This tool is one of the best Twitter tool that I have found out. TweetDeck help in customizing your Twitter experience with columns, groups, saved searches and automatic updates helping you to effortlessly stay updated with the people and topics you care about.
Twhirl is also another Desktop software for Twitter, which is based on Adobe Air Platform. It connects to your Twitter account and sends notification for new messages and tweets. It also provides you with options such as retweet, reply etc. Twhirl helps in improving your Twitter experience and offers various configuration options to enhance your Twitter management.
Splittweet is aimed at offering Tweet services for those who needs to use multiple Twitter account at the same time and send Tweets through them. This is an online tool and free to regsiter. Once registered you can add your multiple Twitter accounts and send Tweets Via them together with one single step.
Huitter is auseful Twitter tool which helps in the mass unfollowing of those people who are not following you back. It is an online tool and is free to use. Huitter helps in cleaning your Twitter account by removing unwanted users in your list and make your Twitter account more effective.
Twellow is an online Yellow page for Twitter account, which helps you to categorize and find usrs based on located, profession or subjects of interest. It is free and easy to register and is very helpful when you need to find users belonging to a particular section, group or geographical location.
Justtweetit is an online directory of Twitter profiles, which helps you to find users of having similar interests, and to find and connect with them on Twitter. YOu just have to register and enter your Twitter details so that other users can find you easily. This tool is very much handy when it comes to selecting friend/followers based on religion, country, occupation, language etc.
This interesting tool helps to find out the common followers between any two Twitter accounts. This is also helpful when you need to find out the followers of a strong Twitter profile. Just enter the two Twitter usernames into TwtrFrnd. This is also an online tool and you just need to register for free and avail the options to enhance your Twitter profile.
Retweetrank is another online Twitter tool which lets you find the Tweet rank of any twitter user. With the rank, latest retweets of the user are shown and an RSS feed can also be grabbed for the same. Monitoring retweets can provide you with a better understanding of audience to the originator while others can see the most interesting tweets of a user. The top ranked twitter users, who have been most retweeted recently, are listed in the leaderboard. You can know more about this tool at Retweetrank.
TwitTangle is a free service that helps reduce the mess of having too many friends on twitter. Twittangle allows you to rate and tag your friends and then filter your timeline to help you easily find the tweets that are most important to you. You can also create custom groups of your followers and filter you timeline by that group. So get ready to use Twittange