Analyzing Twitter

March 21, 2009
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Among the mainstream trends I have seen emerging it seems Twitter is the flavor of 2009, just like LinkedIn was in 2006 ( and the new inbox makes it worse) and Facebook was in 2007-8.

Additional factors for the T’s success are (besides fatigue with existing buzz sites) it is the 3 rd most largest social network, has gazillions of dedicated passionate users and the new niche of using it both as marketing as well as a customer support tool.

Well how to analyze if you are making any grounds with Twitter.

Some Twitter Utilities that are useful to Bloggers are –

1) Twitme- http://www.phpvrouwen.nl/twitme/ 

WordPress Twitter Automatic Tweeter

2) Twitterfeed- http://twitterfeed.com/ 

Set up your RSS feed to customize the tweets and frequency of your blog posts.Also supports various URL shorteners ( see items 4-6)

3) Tweetop – For Top Tweeters in each sub section or domain  http://www.tweettop.com/

4) Tr.Im – This works the same was as URL shortening service except it tells you who read, re tweeted your twitter twit. http://tr.im/ (see below)

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5) Ping.Fm – Pings you status to Twitter and Facebook and Linkedin . Then you say needed privacy.http://ping.fm

6) Twitalyzer http://twitalyzer.com/

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Among the mainstream trends I have seen emerging it seems Twitter is the flavor of 2009, just like LinkedIn was in 2006 ( and the new inbox makes it worse) and Facebook was in 2007-8.

Additional factors for the T’s success are (besides fatigue with existing buzz sites) it is the 3 rd most largest social network, has gazillions of dedicated passionate users and the new niche of using it both as marketing as well as a customer support tool.

Well how to analyze if you are making any grounds with Twitter.

Some Twitter Utilities that are useful to Bloggers are –

1) Twitme- http://www.phpvrouwen.nl/twitme/ 

WordPress Twitter Automatic Tweeter

2) Twitterfeed- http://twitterfeed.com/ 

Set up your RSS feed to customize the tweets and frequency of your blog posts.Also supports various URL shorteners ( see items 4-6)

3) Tweetop – For Top Tweeters in each sub section or domain  http://www.tweettop.com/

4) Tr.Im – This works the same was as URL shortening service except it tells you who read, re tweeted your twitter twit. http://tr.im/ (see below)

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5) Ping.Fm – Pings you status to Twitter and Facebook and Linkedin . Then you say needed privacy.http://ping.fm

6) Twitalyzer http://twitalyzer.com/

This actually has custom Twitter Metrics like Signal to Noise , Generosity,Influence,Clout  (see below)

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I need to spend more time on twitter it seems. What are your Twitter metrics and are using any of these to make your Twitter strategy easier ?

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