You may get excited when you have just joined twitter and many people started following you or when you suddenly get many people following you within a short period of time, unless you are not a celebrity
If you want to know what type of people are following you, or if at all they are spammers or robots, who just came to spam twitter for any reasons. Twitblock is a nice tools which scans your twitter account to find these kind of people. You can only scan your account with this tool as it requires twitter account (OAuth) authorization before scanning. Continue reading
Now that you have became a part of this microblogging wonder, you should have insights about how it all started with you on twitter. Stats like your first tweet, your first follower, your first follow, when did you joined twitter, whom you reply the most, how many average tweets you make in a day, at what time you are most active on twitter, your tweet trends and many more…
- Your First tweet - What was your fist tweet do you still remember? Find out about your first tweet. This tool has a limitation though it can’t find first tweet of a person having more than 3200 tweets because twitter stores only those much tweets of a person. Continue reading
Klout is an application for measuring how influential a person on twitter. It gives a score in range of 1-100 to a twitter user. You can search for user specific klout scores by typing in a twitter id. Type in a topic to get a list of 14 people who are most influential on that topic. Type in a list name to get who is influencing that list the most. It also tells what most influencing people are talkign about right now in Hot Trends. Klout score for an individual is divided into four categories Causal, Climber, Connector and Persona in ascending order of priority. The klout graph is based upon two variables with audience as the x-axis and influence as the y-axis.
Bing Tweets is a modern web app which lets you search bing real time for the trending Twitter topics. It includes various categories for trending topics like Popular Now, People, Places and Products. It also shows you the real time tag clouds for these categories. You get results from twitter timelines of users and from Bing search (video, images, references). You can also type in your search and get the results from both twitter and bing. You can also share these results of yours on your twitter timeline by tweeting it direct from Bingtweets. You can also post the results on other social media sites.
Last month there was a very much hype about the Google Wave as google started giving invitees to selected users starting September 31. It started by giving 1 millions invitees. Unfortunately I was not the one to get one of those. neither I had applied for the invitee. But last month due to hype and my friends talking about it and exchanging invitees, me got somewhat interested in it. So I applied for it from the google Wave applications form. After a week or so I got it with 20 invitee as giveaways. Coool.
Now I started doing experiments and playing with it. One of them is How to Integrate your Twitter with Google Wave.
For those who are new to Twitter. What is Twitter? Twitter is a micro blogging application that can be used by anyone to post 140 character tweets (posts) on his account. It has become a new tool for social media branding and marketing. It is increasingly gaining popularity and companies and individuals are using it to their own needs. Twitter is being mentioned as a great start-up and being titled as a Google competitor some day. Its features are been implemented on social networks like Facebook and Myspace in the form of Live Activity Stream.
Twitter is also a great source of traffic for any website be it be a blog, e-commerce or any other website. Twitter traffic can be good if you have good number of followers. Gaining followers is also one of the challenging task if you are not a celebrity. Followers can be gained if you have good informative tweets.
Coming back to the main topic Plugins help you a lot to gain traffic and automation. Continue reading