Sunday, July 25, 2010

Twitter Tools, Clients, Plug-ins and Analytics

Twitter Clients

TweetDeck
http://www.tweetdeck.com/beta/
Sleek Adobe Air desktop client for Twitter offering a good overview with several panes.

twhirl

The social software client
http://www.twhirl.org/
One of the more popular Twitter clients.

Spaz: An Open-Source Twitter Client for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux
http://funkatron.com/spaz
Cross platform open source Twitter client.

Hahlo

http://hahlo.com/resources/
Web based iPhone (and iPod Touch) optimized Twitter app.

Twinkle - New iPhone Twitter Client Uses Locate Me Features!

Just Another iPhone Blog
http://justanotheriphoneblog.com/wordpress/2008/04/09/twinkle-new-iphone-twitter-client-uses-locate-me-features/
Twitter client for the iPhone that allows you to socialize with people near you. Great for conferences it seems.

Twobile: A Twitter client for Windows Mobile - Download Squad

http://www.downloadsquad.com/2008/04/02/twobile-a-twitter-client-for-windows-mobile/
Twitter client for Windows mobile powered mobile phones. Most smartphones other than iPhone, Blackberry and Google Phone use Widows Mobile.

Misc. Twitter Tools

Twellow :: Twitter Search Directory, Twitter Search Engine

http://www.twellow.com/
Twellow is the “Yellow Pages” of Twitter.

iTweet 2 : Web

http://itweet.net/web/
This is an alternative web based interface for Twitter and indeed it’s a little more usable than the default one, for instance it offers one click retweets and makes bio links clickable etc.

TwitterCounter: How popular are you on Twitter?

http://twittercounter.com/
This is a Twitter followers counter similar to the Feedburner count for blog subscribers.

Magpie: Make Money on Twitter

http://mashable.com/2008/10/31/magpie/
Magpie is an ad-network for Twitter. It boast that users can make something like 50 to 200$ a month just by tweeting.

About crowdstatus :: Crowdstatus.com

http://crowdstatus.com/about.aspx
This tool allows you to create address groups of people at Twitter and notify all of them at once.


Twitter WordPress Plugins

Twitter for WordPress - Rick’s HideOut

http://rick.jinlabs.com/code/twitter/
Very basic but unobtrusive way of including your Tweets in your WordPress blog.

Wordpress Twitter Widget

http://xavisys.com/2008/04/wordpress-twitter-widget/
Clean and simple Twitter widget for the WordPress sidebar.


WP to Twitter
Joe Dolson Accessible Web Design
http://www.joedolson.com/articles/wp-to-twitter/
Twitter updater plugin using the Cli.gs short URL service for tweeting your posts.

Adnan`s Crazy Blogging World » Blog Archive » My blog gets twitterized

http://kadnan.com/blog/2007/11/12/my-blog-gets-twitterized/
Basic and quite ugly but very popular Twitter plugin many bloggers use, even TechCrunch.

AJAX Twitter plugin for Wordpress

http://kish.in/ajax-wordpress-twitter-plugin/
Advanced AJAX powered widget for your blog not only displaying tweets but letting you send updates from your blog.

Twitter Updater » Fireside Media Development Blog

http://www.firesidemedia.net/dev/software/wordpress/twitter-updater/
This tool lets you tweet your blog posts automatically.

Firefox Extensions for Twitter

TwitterFox – naan studio

http://www.naan.net/trac/wiki/TwitterFox
Simple but effective and popular Twitter Firefox add on.

TwitBin - twitter your browser - twitbin.com

http://www.twitbin.com/
Even simpler Twitter add on for Firefox.

TwitKit

http://engel.uk.to/twitkit/features/
Another Twitter Firefox client with more features though.

TwitterBar :: Firefox Add-ons

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/4664/
Let’s you post from the address bar of your browser.

Twitter Social News

Twitturly - Real-time Link Tracking on Twitter

http://twitturly.com/
Digg-like interface for the currently hot tweets.

MicroBlogBuzzes of the last 24 hours

http://www.microblogbuzz.com/
Shows you what’s most popular today, this week etc. on Twitter and across the other common microblogging platforms.

Twitturls - Popular Twitter Links Tweeted err Twittered err Twhatever

http://twitturls.com/
Shows the latest and most popular links on Twitter.

ReadBurner: What’s Shared on the Web

http://readburner.com/
Lets you monitor the buzz around Twitter elsewhere among many other memes.

POPrl.com / Shrinking popular URLs since 1973 / What’s POPular

http://poprl.com/
Short URL service like TinyURL but better. Offers not only stats but also a Digg-like interface for the most popular URLs shared.

Twitter Analytics

TweetStats :: Graphin’ Your Stats

http://tweetstats.com/
This statistic tool measures everything from when you tweet (weekdays, time of day) to who your real friends are by counting how often you address people.

Twitstat.com - Twitter Analytics

http://www.twitstat.com/cgi-bin/view.pl?search=interface
Both a Twitter search engine and popularity stats at the same time (e.g: showing most active users).

Twitterverse

http://www.twitterverse.com/
A Twitter keyword tag cloud for quick overview on what’s going on.

Twist - see trends in twitter

http://twist.flaptor.com/?tz=1
Twist allows you to quickly view and compare popularity trends on Twitter. It’s similar to
Google Trends.


FriendOrFollow.com - Who’s not following you back? Who aren’t you following?

http://friendorfollow.com/
This tool compares your list of friends with your followers and shows you who does not follow you back.

Twitter Twerp Scan

http://twerpscan.com/
Gives you a quick overview about your followers so that you don’t have to click each one.