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The Twitter tools I want to keep track of are those that monitor, measure, and analyze Twitterers and their traffic. I figured I’d compile them here for your benefit.
1. Twitter Search – This, obviously, is Twitter’s own search function. You can subscribe to a search via RSS. 2. TweetBeep - TweetBeep is a “Google Alerts” for Twitter 3. Tweetscan - Schedule Twitter searches to be sent to your email. 4. Twist - Like Google Trends for Twitter 5. TwitScoop - TwitScoop is a real-time tag cloud of Twitter buzz that also allows you to create graphs based on keyword tracking. 6. MicroBlogBuzz – MicroBlogBuzz tracks the most popular links shared on microblogging services, including Twitter, Jaiku and Identica 7. Twit(url)y - Tracks popular links and displays them in Digg-like fashion. 8. Hashtags.org - Hashtags tracks the most popular Twitter posts that include a #hashtag. You can subscribe to an individual hashtag using RSS. 9. Twemes - Tracks Twitter memes. 10. TweetGrid - TweetGrid creates a Twitter search dashboard that updates in real time. 11. monitter - monittor is a real-time keyword-based monitoring service that lets you watch three columns of keyword streams side-by-side. You can subscribe to them using RSS. 12. ReTweetist - Tracks the most popular retweets. 13. minn.citytweets.net - Real-time tweets from and/or about Minneapolis. 14. Qwitter - Qwitter notifies you when someone unfollows you. 15. Spy - Spy tracks real-time keyword mentions in Twitter, FriendFeed, Flickr, Blog Comments, Yahoo News, Blogs and Google Reader and allows you to subscribe via RSS. 16. TweetWheel - Finds out which of your Twitter friends know each other. 17. Twitter Charts - Twitter Charts gives you a visualization of when a particular Twitter user is most active. This is an excellent tool to determine the most opportune time to engage a given person. 18. twInfluence - Ranks Twitter users’ influence. 19. TwitterGrader - Grades a given Twitter user according to influence. Includes power users by geographic location; suggests who to follow and allows you to check if someone is following you. 20. TwitterSheep - Creates a tag cloud of all the words in the bios of a given Twitter user’s followers. 21. TwitterCounter - Provides stats on a given Twitter user and lets you compare that user to two others. 22. Twellow - Twellow is a Twitter directory. 23. TweetBoards – Compare Twitter users side-by-side. 24. TweetStats - Gives you Twitter statistics about a given user. 25. TwitterMeter - Twitter Meter allows you to enter a word to graph its use on Twitter’s public feed. 26. TwitterLocal - Twitter Local is a desktop app that finds Twitter users within a fixed radius of a city or zip code.
I’m listing the additions unnumbered below: * Mr. Tweet - A recommendation engine that also provides statistics on your Twitter usage. * Retail Twitter Aggregator - Aggregates the Twitter feeds of a handful of bricks & mortar retailers. * retweetradar - Tag clouds and trends of retweets. * Twitclicks - Shortens URLs and tracks clicks. * Tweetburner - Shortens URLs and tracks clicks on Twitter & FriendFeed. * Twittervision - Real-time geographic posts to Twitter. * Twitterfall - Real-time monitoring. * Twistory - Pumps your Twitter feed into a calendar application so you can visualize your Tweeting history. * Twitlinks - Tracks most popular tech links from most popular tech Twitterers. * Twitturls - Tracks popular links. * twopopular - Tracks hashtags and keywors in real time or by time intervals. * Tweetmeme - Tweetmeme tracks the most popular links on twitter every 5 minutes, categorized by types of content: Blogs, images, video or audio. * Who Follows Who? - Find out the common Twitterers up to five Twitter users have in common. * From Howard Greenstein at Social Media Today: o Tweetvisor - A Twitter control panel o TweetDeck - An Adobe Air desktop application for Twitter. I actually use this. It should’ve been on the original list. o PeopleBrowsr - A dashboard for many social media accounts, including Facebook, Flickr, Open ID, Digg, FriendFeed, and, of course, Twitter. o CoTweet - Let’s multiple people manage a single Twitter account in a rational fashion. o Tweet Later - Let’s you schedule Tweets and vet followers.