The Best Twitter Applications

What are Twitter Applications?

Twitter - Mckinley Media GroupTwitter applications can be called by different names. They are sometimes called as “twitter tools”, “twitter add-ons” and the likes. But whatever the name they are called, they are simply websites which have built-in scripts that complement Twitter.

Here is a simple collection of all the Twitter applications I have encountered on the internet. Contribute more applications to keep the list growing.

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Find Tweeters Like You:

Directories and User Search Tools

  • Just Tweet It: A twitter directory sorted by interest
  • Twubble: This tool will automatically find people who are compatible with your interests.
  • Twittie Me: Search for similar users and advertise your twitter page.
  • Twitdir: Search for words in user names, locations or descriptions
  • We Follow: Follow people through popular tags
  • Twellow: Find people by area of expertise

Find out what is the latest trends on Twitter

Sites that tell the latest stories and trends on Twitter

  • Twitscoop: A search tool that tracks trends as well as certain events.
  • Trendistic (previously Flaptor Search): A search tool that can be installed on your browser.
  • Tweet Scan: Search keywords on Twitter
  • Twitterment: Search Twitter users and topics
  • Tweetmeme: Find out the latest Stories on Twitter
  • Twistori: Find out what twitter loves, hates, believes, etc.
  • Twitturly: Find out the most talked about stories on Twitter
  • GoodBadMe: Keep track of the good and bad on the twitterverse
  • Favotter: Find out the most favored (saved to favorites) tweets

Track Twitter Users

Find out who the top Twitter users are

  • Twitterholic: Find out who the top twitter users are
  • Toptweet: Find out the top twitter users on one place.
  • Twitrank: a list of the top 150 Twitterers

Track certain keywords on Twitter

See keyword behavior on Twitter with these sites

  • Tweet Beep: Find out who is talking about you or your website through certain keywords
  • Site volume: Enter five keywords and see their activity on Twitter
  • Tweet Volume: A more personalize version of Site Volume
  • Monitter: Monitor Twitter conversations on three keywords. Good for catching the latest news
  • Hashtags: Track a certain keyword on Twitter
  • Twemes: See twitter memes or tags for Twitter
  • Tweetchannel: Find out what people are talking about through certain keywords called channels.
  • Twitter Meter: Find the trends of certain keywords
  • Flaptor Trends: Compare the trends of three keywords on Twitter
  • Twitter Spectrum: Find out the dominant keywords via a tagcloud generated.
  • Serendipitwiterrous: Search for tweets of a certain person using certain keywords
  • Twittertroll: real-time Twitter search engine

Schedule your Tweets

Auto-tools to schedule tweets. Use wisely. Do not use for spam

  • Tweet Later: Schedule tweets, auto-follow and auto-welcome people
  • Twittertise: Schedule your tweets. Very useful when you are advertising.
  • Tweet Ahead: Schedule your tweets on Mac
  • Twit Response: Imagine Twitter + Autoresponder. Send tweets automatically.

Track Yourself Through Twitter Statistics

Check out your status on Twitter

  • Tweet Burner: Track the links that you post on Twitter
  • Twitter Grader: Find out your twitter grade. Computed based on how complete your profile is as well as the number and influence of your followers.
  • Tweet Stats: Graph your tweet activity
  • Twinfluence: Measure your Twitter influence through tweets, reach of followers as well as second-order followers
  • Tweeple Twak: Track your friend gains and declines
  • Twit Graph: Graph your tweeting activity
  • Tweet 140: Track your direct message and tweet frequency
  • Twitter Ratio: Find out your friend to follower ratio.

Make Money with Twitter

Ways you can use your twitter account to earn money

  • Twittad: Place advertisements on your profile
  • Magpie: Advertise with 5 tweets and get paid

Twitter and Email

Receive and send tweets via email

  • Twittermail: Update twitter via email
  • Twitter Reply: Receive your replies on your email
  • OuTwit: Update Twitter with your Microsoft Outlook
  • mail2twitter: A free service that allows you to post tweets through e-mail

Twitter Downtime Saviors

Tools that will save you when Twitter has its downtimes

  • Twit a Bit: The place to be when Twitter is down. Anyone can continue tweeting in this site.
  • Tweetake: Backup your twitter account
  • Twitter Safe: Another place where you can backup your account.
  • Hahlo: Another website where you can tweet

Twitter Messenger Applications

Integrate Twitter with your Messenger

Sterling Mckinley

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