The big list of 59 free Twitter tools for marketers

I use Tweetdeck as my main Twitter connection. Swayy to schedule interesting posts. ManageFlitter and JustUnfollow to manage my follows/unfollows and find new people to follow. Blog plugins for sharing my own stuf  , Interesting! I think that tool sounds really neat. :) Seems like favoriting is one of those areas that has yet to settle on best practices. If you can favorite some tweets to get more followers, it could very well be worth it. Neat that Target Pattern makes it so easy.


The big list of 59 free Twitter tools for marketers



Twitter Tools for Analytics


1. My Top Tweet: Your Top 10 list of tweets


Find anyone’s Top 10 tweets, ordered by engagement.


2. Wildfire: Follower growth analysis


Compare your follower growth to your competitors’s follower growth. Simple, helpful, enlightening.


wildfire


3. SocialBro: Analytics, optimization, and more


A nearly all-in-one platform for all things Twitter. The free plan comes with analytics, best time to tweet, follow/unfollow tools, and community segmentation.


4. Riffle: Data visualizations for any Twitter user


This browser plugin reveals vast insights into any Twitter user you choose. Discover statistics, popular hashtags, most shared links, connected profiles, and much more.


Riffle browser extension


5. Twitonomy: Detailed analytics on users and tweets


A dashboard of analytics for whichever Twitter user you choose (even yours). Analyzes profiles, tweets, engagement, and more.


6. Klout: Twitter scores


Track your influencer score (on a scale of 1-100) and use the Klout dashboard to create and schedule new tweets.


7. SumAll: Email reports for Twitter stats


Sync your Twitter to SumAll, and start seeing daily or weekly emails on how your followers are growing, your mentions, and your engagement.


sumall-weekly-email


8. SocialRank: Follower analysis to find your most awesome fans


Receive a sorted list of your best followers, most influential followers, and most engaged followers. Useful to track the important people to engage with on Twitter.


9. Twtrland: A Twitter resume


Plug in your Twitter account to see a snapshot of who you follow, which demographics you fit, who’s in your close network, and more.


10. Bluenod: Community visualization


Type in a user or hashtag and see a detailed map or visualization about the community around the user or the people using the hashtag.


Bluenod


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Twitter Tools for Chats


11. Beatstrap: Team liveblogging


Cover live news, sports, and events through Twitter, via hashtags, and collaborate with your team on the coverage. Completed “Beats” come with an embed code.


beatstrap


12. TweetChat: Twitter chat management


Log in to follow a specific hashtag, hang out in a room that collects the hashtagged tweets for you, and reply as you like (with the hashtag added automatically to your tweet).


13. Chat Salad: A calendar of Twitter chats


See upcoming Twitter chats and when they’re scheduled, as well as the hashtags they use (so you can follow along).


14. Twubs: Twitter chat homepages


Register a hashtag for your chat and collect/view the tweets from one location.


15. Nurph: Chat planning and organizing


Nurph channels let you plan and organize your chat, complete with follow-up stats and replays.


16. TwChat: Real-time chat rooms for Twitter chats


Submit your hashtag. Enter your chat room. Have fun!


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Twitter Tools for Discovering Fresh Content and Fun Users


17. BuzzSumo: Find influencers, topic-by-topic


Type in a keyword to see which voices get the most shares on Twitter. Find influencers, sniff out headline ideas, and learn what works on Twitter and who’s working it.


18. Nuzzel: Discover what your friends are reading


As described by Twitter’s Joanna Geary, “find out what’s trending among the people the people you follow follow.” Make sense? Translation: Content discovery from friends and friend of friends.


Nuzzel


19. Swayy: What your followers are interested in


See the content that your followers recommend plus the topics they most enjoy. View it all via the dashboard or from a daily email digest.


20. Twipho: Searchable Twitter feed of photos


Search by keyword or by location to find photos shared on Twitter.


21. Sonar Solo: Discover keyword-related content


Search any topic to see a visualization of the related topics, trends, and Twitter profiles connected to your search.


22. Topsy: A search engine for social


The most recent and most relevant tweets (and other social updates) based on a keyword search. Also shows keyword volume, sentiment score, and other analytics.


23. Digg Deeper: The best stories from your friends


An algorithmic display of the top articles and links that your Twitter followees have shared. Pair with News.me: a daily email newsletter of what your friends share on Twitter.


Digg Deeper


24. The Latest: A museum for the day’s best Twitter links


A real-time, constantly updated list of the most interesting links on Twitter, culled from the accounts of interesting people


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Twitter Tools for Following & Unfollowing


25. ManageFlitter: Follow/unfollow in bulk


Segment your followers according to a number of factors: last tweet, follower count, location, language and whether or not they follow you back.


ManageFlitter


26. Tweepi: Tidy up who you follow


Cleanup inactive follows, flush those who don’t follow back, and reciprocate someone else’s follow—all done in bulk and with a few clicks of a checkbox.


27. Unfollowers: In-depth follow/unfollow


Get a complete breakdown of those you follow, and unfollow with ease.


28. DoesFollow: See who follows whom


Does A follow B? Does Bill Gates follow Skrillex? Does Guy Kawasaki follow Jay Baer?


doesfollow


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Twitter Tools for Hashtags


29. Hashtagify.me: Complete analytics into any hashtag


Enter a hashtag to discover related tags, recent conversations, usage patterns, and influencers.


30. Rite tag: Hashtag recommender


Plug in a hashtag and see feedback on the tag’s reach and popularity as well as suggestions for some alternatives to try. Complete with pretty colors to see at-a-glance which hashtags are best.


ritetag


31. Seen: Hashtag-based curation


Collect the media that was shared with a certain hashtag, then rank the results. Share your curation with friends and followers.


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Twitter Tools for Mentions & Monitoring


32. Keyhole: LIke Google Alerts for Twitter


Ask Keyhole to notify you whenever a particular keyword, hashtag, or URL is mentioned. Helpful to track mentions of your own name or your company’s blog or campaign.


33. The One Million Tweetmap: Geolocated, real-time tweet monitoring


Track and follow keywords as they’re tweeted in real-time and at real places. Zoom in to a geotargeted area for super fine results.


34. Twilert: Real-time email alerts for keywords


Track keywords on Twitter and receive an email notification every time they’re mentioned. Great for keeping an eye on company names, new products, and branded hashtags.


35. Mention: Monitor your mentions


A listening tool for keeping up with all your mentions on Twitter. Tracks, analyzes, and displays any number of keywords via the Mention dashboard or via email digests.


mention


36. MentionMapp: The web of you and those you mention


Get a visualization map of you and all the people you mention (and they people they mention).


37. Twazzup: Real-time keyword monitoring


Search and track any keyword, username, or hashtag. See a results page full of relevant tweets, user accounts, and influencers.


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Twitter Tools for Scheduling Tweets


38. Buffer: Schedule your tweets (plus a whole lot more)


Simple social media management. Fill a queue of tweets, analyze their performance, and find new, hand-picked stories to share.


Buffer


39. Tweet4me: Scheduled tweets via DM


Send a direct message to the Tweet4me account, use shorthand and prefixes to denote when to share, and let Tweet4me schedule and send the tweet for you.


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Twitter Tools for Timing


40. Followerwonk: Search Twitter bios and analyze your followers


Every analysis imaginable for your Twitter feed, your profile, your followers, and your competitors.


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41. Tweriod: Find the best times to tweet


Tweriod analyzes the tweets you send and your followers’s tweets to find the optimal time for engagement.


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Twitter Tools for Trending Topics


42. Trends24: Detailed breakdowns of trending terms


See trending terms from the last—you guessed it—24 hours, broken out hour-by-hour and country-by-country. Enlightening for social media campaigns and geographic/timing research.


trends24


43. Trendsmap: Monitoring for local Twitter trends


A zoomable map that shows popular hashtags and terms from anywhere in the world with easy-click buttons to hone in on My City, My Region, and more.


44. iTrended: Did it trend?


Search the past 15 days to find whether certain keywords trended or not.


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Top Twitter Clients


45. Tweetdeck: The king of Twitter clients


Via the app or the web, stay on top of your Twitter stream with Tweetdeck’s organization and tracking tools. Split your stream into segmented columns to stay engaged with what’s important.


tweetdeck


46. YoruFukurou – Twitter client


A native Twitter client for Mac OS X. Dashboard views of incoming tweets, lists, and searches, split across multiple tabs. Comes highly recommended from Kottke.org.


47. Happy Friends: Mailbox-type reader


Pick the friends you want to hear from. Never miss their tweets. View all their activity via an inbox-style layout with nested updates.


Happy Friends


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Miscellaneous Twitter Tools


48. TW Birthday: Dig up the date someone joined Twitter (even if they won’t say)


For those who omit the “date joined” on their profile, there’s still a way to discover it. See how long your new favorite follow has been tweeting or when a new profile officially landed.


49. Bio is Changed: be alerted when someone changes their Twitter bio (good for job moves)


Rather self-descriptive, this tool updates you when someone changes their Twitter bio. Useful if you’d like to track job moves and major news or even to learn from how people craft unique Twitter bios.


50. Like Explorer: See shares per article


Type in a URL. See the share numbers. Simple.


Like Explorer


51. Tweet Beat: List management


A powerful tool for managing your Twitter lists—adding, removing, discovering, and sharing.


52. and 53. IFTTT & Zapier: Automate your tweeting


Connect multiple apps in unique ways to your Twitter account. For example, post your Instagram pictures as native Twitter photos.


54. Be Present: Track how fast you respond on Twitter


Real-time reports on your response time, response rate, and performance based on industry benchmarks. Also, really pretty to look at.


MustBePresent


55. SavePublishing: Tweetable snippets on any website


Install the bookmarklet, and you can reveal any tweetable sentences (140 characters or fewer) from any article.


56. Tweekly: Once-a-week email of tweets you care about


Tell Tweekly which Twitter account you want to hear from, Tweekly pulls all their tweets and emails you weekly.


57. GroupTweet: Collaborate with teammates on one account


Let your teammates and coworkers share to the same account automatically with zero password-sharing. GroupTweet can even append usernames on to the end of individual tweets.


58. Storify: Beautiful Twitter storytelling


Grab any number of tweets and media elements, and place them all into a Storify collection that you can embed and share anywhere.


59. Tweet Topic Explorer: A word cloud per user


Discover the most-used words of any user you choose (even you).

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Milan Tomic

Hi. I’m Designer of Blog Magic. I’m CEO/Founder of ThemeXpose. I’m Creative Art Director, Web Designer, UI/UX Designer, Interaction Designer, Industrial Designer, Web Developer, Business Enthusiast, StartUp Enthusiast, Speaker, Writer and Photographer. Inspired to make things looks better.

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