Twitter Tool Tuesday – Backup My Tweets

As its name suggest, Backup My Tweets is a service that lets you backup all your tweets. Everything is saved on a cloud and you can search and browse all your tweets online at any time. To qualify for a free account you simply need to send a tweet talking about the tool. The free account lets you backup 1GB worth of tweets, which is plenty since they don’t take up much space. The paid account cost $12 dollars a year and gives you the added benefits of extra storage and the ability to download your tweets.

If you need to archive things for auditing purposes etc or if you want an easy way to search for past tweets, Backup My Tweets is an ideal solution.

Try it for yourself here.

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Twitter Tool Tuesday – Visibli

Visibli is an analytics platform for numerous social networks, including Twitter, which lets you optimise your engagement.

You can analyse your shared content to gain a better understanding what your followers are engaging with, as well as segment and target followers according to their interest. Visibli’s killer feature is its ‘Engagement Bar’ which helps you promote content via shared links.

Overall, Visibli is a great platform for optimising your output for maximum engagement.

Try it for yourself here.

Twitter Tool Tuesday – TwitterLeague

TwitterLeague is great if you have a group of users and you want to work out who has more followers, who tweets the most, or who follows the most people.

To use the tool you simply sign in with your existing Twitter account and start creating your leagues. Once you’ve finished creating your leagues, you simple copy the embed code and paste it onto your website, blog etc – that’s all there is to it!

All-in-all TwitterLeague is a novel way to present user stats.

Try it for yourself here.

Twitter Tool Tuesday –

If you’re someone who blogs and tweets, TweetRemote is great way to merge the two activities and save masses of time.

The tool essentially lets you decide when and how your tweets are posted to your blog. It recognises your tweets based on hashtags and converts the content into XML files, ready be aggregated into your blog.

Overall, TweetRemote is great for streamlining the process of getting tweets onto your blog. This is particularly useful if you’re someone who tweets about things that relate to your blog.

Twitter Tool Tuesday – Cloud Flood

Cloud Flood is a free service that lets you giveaway promotional freebies such as eBooks and MP3s. You simply provide a link to the freebie along with the message to tweet/Facebook share and a URL for where you want traffic to go. You then download a “Share to Get” button and when someone clicks on it, they’ll be prompted to share in order to access/download the freebie. If you prefer, you can even upload your own button.

In a sense, Cloud Flood is a way of asking people to pay for a product/service via promotion rather than money. This form of ‘social payment’ and the associated viral marketing benefits could potentially lead to increased traffic on your site and a greater awareness of the product/service your giving away.

Twitter Tool Tuesday – Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere uses web technology to gather audience responses in situations such as classrooms, conferences, presentations, radio, television, print and more.

Polls are displayed to an audience who can vote via text, web or Twitter. Twitter votes are sent to a specific Twitter handle whereas text/web votes are sent to special short number. Premium users can create keywords or hastags for people to use when they vote, which serves as a nice branding opportunity.

When votes have been casted, they’re forwarded to the servers at Poll Everywhere for counting. Once all votes have been counted and verified, poll results are published for all to see. For those with little patience, results can also be viewed in real-time.

All-in-all Poll Everywhere is a really good tool for gauging audience sentiment as it can be used in virtually any situation. Its ability to stream live results makes it particularly useful for live audience events.

Twitter Tool Tuesday – has been designed to improve the way you build relationships and discover leads on Twitter. It works by analysing your Twitter account to deduce which people among your followers engage your content, comment on it, retweet it etc. So at a glance you can view your key influencers, ardent supporters, engaged followers, new followers AND your leads. It even suggests who you should follow and unfollow.

All-in-all is a great tool for helping you build meaningful relationships on Twitter as it helps you get straight to the people who are most likely to spread your messages.

Try it for yourself here.

Twitter Tool Tuesday – Backupify

Backupify is an online backup service that lets you backup your social media and Google apps data including:

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Blogger
  • Zoho
  • LinkedIn
  • Gmail
  • Google Drive
  • Google Sites
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Contacts
  • Picasa

Backupify also allows you to search, restore and transfer data. The main aim of the tool is to ensure security for cloud based data.

All-in-all, Backupify is good way to archive your old tweets. It’s a particularly good solution for those in industries where regulatory and government compliance, including records retention is a must.

Twitter Tool Tuesday – Timely

Getting your tweets out at the right time is very important when it comes to engaging with your target audience. You can have the best message in the world, but if you send it when half of your target audience is busy, sleeping etc, they probably won’t see it when it’s most relevant.

Timely remedies this issue by ensuring your tweets are sent at the times they’ll make the most impact. It works by analysing your previous 199 tweets to establish which timeslots work best. Your tweets are then auto-scheduled in accordance with this information and as your followers grow Timely will continue to learn and make necessary adjustments. It also offers analytics relating to the clicks and reach of individual tweets.

Signing up to Timely is currently free. Give it a try here.