Social Media Image Sizes The Ultimate Guide for 2022

Social Media Image Sizes The Ultimate Guide for 2022

For the year ahead 2022 here are the social media image sizes for the top four social media platforms Twitter Pinterest Instagram Facebook.

The New Invaluable Social Media Image Sizes For 2020 Infographic

The Invaluable Image Sizes for Social Media Infographic

The New Invaluable Social Media Image Sizes For 2020 Infographic

What does a transcriber do and what is audio transcription?

What a transcribers job is in relation to audo transcription

. Recording interviews, conversations, meetings and such like is easier now than it ever has been.  Technology has advanced so far we can now record on our smartphones at the touch of a button. Using modern technology in this way, as a back-up for detail discussed in a meeting, for example, or interviewing someone for… Continue reading What does a transcriber do and what is audio transcription?

Twitter Marketing: The Essential Guide [Infographic]

Infographic Twitter Marketing

This infographic is applicable for Twitter Marketing 2021

How to Easily Manage Multiple Twitter Accounts : Social Media Examiner

Discover how TweetDeck lets you engage, monitor and schedule tweets for multiple accounts from a single customizable dashboard.

Are you managing multiple Twitter accounts?

Wondering how to streamline your Twitter marketing?

TweetDeck lets you engage, monitor and schedule tweets for multiple accounts from a single customizable dashboard.

In this article you’ll discover how to manage multiple Twitter accounts with TweetDeck.

#1: Connect Your Twitter Accounts

The first step is to set up your TweetDeck account.

If your company has one or two people monitoring social media, you can create one login using your company’s handle as the default account. Then you can add more accounts/handles to that same user login.

After you login to TweetDeck, you’ll see your TweetDeck dashboard.

The gray navigation bar on the left side of the dashboard is your go-to location for everything TweetDeck can do. From there, you can add accounts, write new tweets, review activity and notifications, read messages, change settings and more.

To connect additional accounts, click on the Accounts icon near the bottom of the navigation bar.

Next, click Add Another Twitter Account and enter the username and password for each account you want to manage. Now you’re ready to begin.

#2: Add Listening Streams

The most powerful TweetDeck feature is the ability to add streams, which are columns of tweets that are updated in real time. There are a number of different streams to choose from, such as User, Notifications, Mentions, Followers, Messages, Search, Lists and more.

To add a stream, click on the Add Column icon (with the + sign on it) in the navigation bar. Then select the column type you want to add.

Select the stream you want to add.

You can customize the content of each column and remove excess noise. This makes it easier to find the information you want. Click the icon in the upper-right corner of the column to access your filtering options.

TweetDeck allows you to customize columns so you can see the information that’s important to you.

Keep in mind that adding lots of streams isn’t always better. It’s important to choose the columns that will help you reach your marketing goals.

Here are five streams that you’ll want to add.

Notifications

The Notifications stream allows you to see when you have a new follower, someone has added you to a list or one of your tweets has been liked, retweeted or replied to.

Using this stream, you can quickly find active and potential clients, customers and followers. Essentially it lets you monitor every handle that is engaging with your content. You can use additional filters to narrow down your notifications to engagement, users and content type.

Narrow your notifications by users.

Mentions

Add the Mentions stream to monitor every tweet that mentions your Twitter handle, whether for the first time or as part of a reply/conversation.

The Mentions stream tracks tweets that mention your Twitter handle.

By monitoring and using this stream daily, your marketing team can track every company mention, and then react in a timely manner. You can quickly jump into conversations,offer customer support or engage with your existing user base or potential prospects.

Search

Search is one of the most important streams in TweetDeck. It allows your marketing team to go beyond users and monitor content related to keywords or hashtags.

Using the Search feature, you can keep an eye on topics and conversations that are essential to your business.

For example, if your company is about to launch a new technology product, your marketing team can set up a Search stream to monitor all tweets for keywords such as new technology, today in tech, #techtuesday, and so on.

Set up a stream for a relevant keyword or hashtag.

Bonus Tip: When setting up this stream, don’t forget to use Boolean operators to save space. This way, you can search for multiple terms in the same column.

Source: How to Easily Manage Multiple Twitter Accounts : Social Media Examiner

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet of Photo & Image Sizes on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Other Social Networks [Infographic] + Free Templates

When you're designing cover photos, graphics, and other social media assets, sometimes knowing the bare bones image dimensions isn't enough.

A cheat sheet of the sizes and dimensions for photos and images on Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, and Google+.

What if you wanted to place text or an arrow on your Facebook cover photo without it getting covered by the profile photo? And what about the shared link thumbnails on Facebook or in-stream photos on Twitter ... how big should those be?

Download pre-sized cover photo templates for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube for free here.

If you're looking for a detailed guide to social media photo sizes -- including recommended dimensions, minimum and maximum dimensions, image scale, and more -- then this is it.

The infographic below from Jamie Spencer of MakeAWebsiteHub.com is a great reference to bookmark or keep close-at-hand the next time you're creating an image for your social media profile. 

Photo & Image Dimensions for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and More

Quick References

Facebook Image Sizes

  • Cover photo: 815 px wide by 315 px tall
  • Profile image: 180 px wide by 180 px tall
  • Highlighted image: 1200 px wide by 717 px tall
  • Shared image: 1200 px wide by 630 px tall
  • Shared link thumbnail image: 1200 px wide by 627 px tall

LinkedIn Image Sizes

  • Background image: 1500 px wide by 425 px tall
  • Profile image: 400 px wide by 400 px tall
  • Career cover photo: 974 px wide by 330 px tall
  • Banner image: 646 px wide by 220 px tall (minimum)
  • Standard logo: 400 px wide by 400 pixels tall (maximum)

Pinterest Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 165 px wide by 165 px tall
  • Board display: 22 px wide by 150 px tall
  • Pin sizes: 236 px wide

Instagram Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 110 px wide by 110 px tall
  • Photo size: 1080 px wide by 1080 px tall
  • Photo thumbnails: 161 px wide by 161 px tall

Twitter Image Sizes

  • Header photo: 1500 px wide by 500 px tall
  • Profile image: 400 px wide by 400 px tall
  • In-stream photo: 440 px wide by 220 px tall

YouTube Image Sizes

  • Video uploads: 1280 px wide by 760 px tall
  • Channel cover photo: 2560 px wide by 1440 px tall

Tumblr Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 128 px wide by 128 px tall
  • Image post: 500 px wide by 750 px tall

Google+ Image Sizes

  • Profile image: 250 px wide by 250 px tall
  • Cover image: 1080 px wide by 608 px tall
  • Shared image (on home stream): 497 px wide by 373 px tall
  • Shared image (on feed or your page): 150 px wide by 150 px tall

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2013 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

[This updated Infographic first appeared on Hubspot on the 12th January 2016]

How to Use Twitter Lists to Engage With Your Audience in 2016 — The Niche Movement

How to Use Twitter Lists to Engage With Your Audience in 2016

In 2015, Twitter made the news several times and received some “not so good press” for their user experience pertaining to their “fire-hose” like feed.  For me personally, Twitter falls #4 on my daily social media list (#1 Instagram, #2 Snapchat, #3 Facebook) that I check, post to, and engage with. A few days ago while on holiday break, I started to ask myself “Why?”. Then as I started to play with it more, I realized it certainly was cluttered, out of order, and I was missing the people I really wanted to connect.-Kevin O’Connell

I also realized, I wasn’t using Twitter List’s to my advantage which is why I’m writing this post.

With just a little bit over 1,600 users that I follow, my Twitter feed always seems like a fire hose to the face and I can barely pick through the people and organizations I actually want to connect with. I always feel like I’m missing the important stuff.

So, I went back to utilizing Twitter lists to solve this problem and hopefully make my Twitter experience worth my time early in 2016, as well as allow me the ability to engage every time I have 2 minutes to jump on Twitter.

Let me explain what Twitter Lists are, how I use them, and how you can too.

What are Twitter Lists?

A Twitter list is a curated group of Twitter users. You can create your own lists or subscribe to lists created by others. Viewing a list timeline will show you a stream of Tweets from only the users on that list.

How do I create them?

On Twitter mobile, you go to “Me” next to “Messages” on the bottom of your app. From there you will see your profile and tweets. Look for the wrench, click on it, and you “View/Create Lists” will be the second option from the top. You can then see lists you are subscribed to or member of. The plus sign in the right hand corner will allow you to create a list. If you’d like to make it public you start by naming and adding a description. If you’d like to make it private where only you can access it and most importantly those you add to the list will not be notified they were added, then click private.

On the desktop, you will follow similar instructions by finding your profile picture in the right hand corner, clicking on it, and then clicking on lists. Then once you click on “Lists” you will see the ones you are subscribed to and on the right you can create a list. Here are two screenshots:

How Will Twitter List’s Help Me?

Whether you use Twitter for your personal brand or for your organization, Twitter lists will help clean your feed up and keep sub-groups all in one place. If you love organization in your life, this is the ticket. Let me explain a few ways I use them personally, for my clients, as well as some suggestions:

1. Late last year after a few of my speaking engagements I would immediately create a private Twitter List of that conference or event I spoke at. That allowed me to add attendees and those I networked with both through Twitter as well as in-person to this list. Now when I check that list, I have context of how we may have met, what industry or field they work in, and a reference as I try to find ways to engage with their recent Tweets.

2. Creating a list of influencers and entrepreneurs – Not only can I create a list of thought leaders and those I am aspiring to be but I can also search Twitter lists that are similar and already be created. Think of this as your favorite Spotify playlist but made up of your favorite Twitter users. Whether you are into crossfit, social good companies, or education, lists are a great way to get a pulse of an industry you are interested in on a daily basis, all in one spot.

3. From a business or marketing standpoint, Twitter Lists can come in handy especially if you are targeting a certain group of people or running a specific campaign. Remember, Twitter is about listening then engaging rather than pushing your own agenda 100% of the time. Here are some ideas you can implement for your organization.

First, if you are a small business, say a catering company, spend 15 minutes searching for other businesses and their employees in a 15 mile radius on Twitter. Then follow them and add them to a private list called “Surrounding Small Businesses in Denver” (insert your city name). Now 1-2 times a day (5-10 minutes tops), check this list and find ways to like a tweet, RT, or reply and jump into a conversation without spamming your potential customers.

Second, create specific lists for your target audience. With one of our clients, they were targeting graduate students in the beginning of the semester with two programs they were running that fit this demographic. We ran various hashtag searches and profiles searches to find dozens of up and coming graduate students in their field. We then added about 150 to this private list. Then on a daily basis, we would go right to this list to see what they were talking about, find ways to share resources with them, add encouragement during their semester, and identify young thought leaders.

Lastly, say you run a gym. Go and look for your members on Twitter (and if they follow you already, even better still add them). You can do two things here: one you could add them to a private list and engage with them daily. Or two you can create a public list “Gym members who reached a new PR” and add them to this list. They will be notified and feel real special.

Have you had luck using Twitter lists? Please comment and let us know.

Did you just read this but can’t find a way to utilize Twitter Lists? Email me up and we’ll give you a few ideas.

If you like this tip or it may help someone else you know, please share it.

Source: How to Use Twitter Lists to Engage With Your Audience in 2016 — The Niche Movement

200+ Cool and Powerful Twitter Tools by Garin Kilpatrick

The Ultimate List of Twitter Tools by Garin Kilpatrick

Welcome to the Ultimate List of Twitter Tools.

This list was initially 5x – 10x the length it is today, however changes to the Twitter API have caused the majority of tools on this list to fall off due to lack of updates or failing to qualify for access to Twitter new API requirements.

This is a living list, so if you are aware of any new Twitter Tools that are not yet on the list, or if you notice that some of the tools on this list are no longer live please leave a comment below and let me know.

Enjoy the Twitter Tools!

Twitter Tools Categories:

The entire Ultimate List of Twitter Tools is included on this page.

Click one of the linked categories below and it will jump you to that part of the list.

Advertising

Automation

Backgrounds and Buttons

Browser Plug-ins (Chrome, Firefox)

Business Tools

Causes and Charity

Dating and Love

Dictionary

Twitter Directories

Email Tools for Twitter

Finance

Follow and Unfollow

Food and Drink

Fun

Games

Groups

Hashtags

Maps and Location

Mobile

Multiple Account Management

Music

News

Other

Photos and Video

Polls

Popularity and Rank

Schedule Tweets Search

Search

Social Media (Twitter integrated with other Social Media websites)

Statistics and Graphs

Websites, Blogs, and Widgets

Analytics and Visualization

Twitter has a basic native analytics platform for every account at analytics.twitter.com but I find that some Twitter tools offer more robust options for serious Twitter power users.

To discover some cool Twitter analytics tools check out this post for out top 10 Twitter analytics and visualization tools.

My favorite Twitter analytics and visualization tool is TweepsMap, which is an excellent Twitter tool for both analyzing and visualizing your Twitter network.

In addition to the top 10 analytics tools in the post above a few other Twitter analytic tools include:

  •  Twitonomy – A dashboard of analytics for whichever Twitter user you choose (even yours). Analyzes profiles, tweets, engagement, and more.
  • SumAll – Sync your Twitter to SumAll, and start seeing daily or weekly emails on how your followers are growing, your mentions, and your engagement.
  • Klear – Klear is a social intelligence platform that measure Twitter and the social web to help you do smarter marketing.
  • Bluenod – Visualize communities.

Advertising

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Automation

  • Twitterfeed – Feed your blog’s RSS feed to Twitter
  • Tweet Jukebox – Set up “jukeboxes” that send tweets to your Twitter feed at times you specify.

Backgrounds and Buttons

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Web Browser Plug-ins

  • Riffle (Chrome) – Get Twitter engagement, interest and activity analytics in real time to make interactions more personal and more meaningful.
  • Instant Tweets – Instantly send pages, pictures and tweets to Twitter from any where on the web
  • Tweecious – Listening to your twitter feed and submitting all the links to your delicious account
  • TwitKit – TwitKit is a Twitter sidebar
  • TwittIE – Make your Internet Explorer tweet
  • Social Whale Extension – Create short URLs for use on Twitter
  • TwitThat – Post current page to Twitter via twitthat.com
  • Song.ly – Lets you share music links on Twitter
  • TwittyTunes – Allows to post your currently playing songs to Twitter
  • Power Twitter – Makes Twitter better
  • TwitterLine – Twitter headline extension for Firefox
  • Twitter Search – Twitter search
  • StockTwits – Links stocktwits tagged ticker on Twitter back to StockTwits
  • TwitterJobSearch – The world’s first job search engine to harness the power of Twitter
  • TweetIE – Twitter IE plugin

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Twitter Business Tools

  • TweepsMap – Tweepsmap is an excellent Twitter tool for both analyzing and visualizing your Twitter network.
  • Hootsuite – Manage multiple Twitter accounts, schedule tweets, analytics and more.
  • twtQpon – Create Twitter coupons for your business. “Effective Twitter Coupons.”
  • Twitzu – Promote your events on Twitter

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Causes and Charity

  • Twibbon – twibbon.com is the easiest way to promote awareness of your cause on Twitter

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Desktop & Web Clients for Twitter

  • Tweetdeck – TweetDeck connects you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more
  • EasyChirp – An accessible Twitter web application for the disabled
  • TweetMyPC – TweetMyPC lets you shutdown/restart/LogOff your windows PC remotely
  • Digsby – Digsby is a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages

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Dictionary

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Twitter Directories

Check out this post for a list of the best Twitter directories.

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Email Tools for Twitter

  • Twilert – Twitter search alerts via email
  • NutshellMail – Send tweets, DM, reply, retweet and follow all through email
  • Twimailer – Twimailer is a free service that delivers that information right to your inbox

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Filtering

  • TweetVolume – See how many times a word appears on Twitter
  • Twups – Twups is, pulling the most popular twitter topics into one place
  • Filttr – Tool for filtering
  • Tweetchat – TweetChat helps put your blinders on to the Twitter-sphere while you monitor and chat about one topic
  • TwitterDigest – Pick the usernames you’d like to generate a digest for, and you will see all updates made by them

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Finance

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Follow and Unfollow

  • Crowdfire – Manage the list of people you follow by seeing who follows you back, who’s recently unfollowed you, and who’s inactive.  For both Twitter and Instagram.
  • Manage Flitter – Manage Flitter shows you every you follow who does not follow back, and provides many ways to sort these people so you can quickly remove irrelevant people from your network.
  • Refollow – Refollow helps you discover, manage, and protect your Twitter social circle
  • Doesfollow – Find out who follows whom on Twitter
  • TwitterForBusyPeople – Friends at a glance
  • Twitter Karma – Find out who is following and unfollowing you
  • TwitterRatio – Twitter follower/friend ratio
  • FriendOrFollow – Who are you following that’s not following you back? Who’s following you that you’re not following back?
  • SocialRank – Identify, organize, and manage your followers on Twitter and Instagram.
  • Tweepi – A geekier, faster way to manage Twitter
  • Foller.me – Foller.me is a Twitter analytics application that gives you rich insights about any public Twitter profile. Near real-time data about topics, mentions, hashtags, followers, location and more.
  • FollowLists – Create and share lists of your Twitter friends
  • UnTweeps – Creates a list of people who have not tweeted recently so you can unfollow inactive people.

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Food and Drink

  • Foamee – Do you owe someone a drink? Foamee tracks who you owe beer or coffee to (and vice versa)

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Fun

  • TwitLOL – Funniest tweets in under 140 characters

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Games

  • Twrivia – Daily trivia quiz on Twitter.
  • Outwitme – Outwit other Twitter users and play intelligent Twitter games.

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Groups

  • GroupTweet – Allow any number of contributors to Tweet from your company, school, team, or group Twitter account using any Twitter app they prefer.
  • Twibes – Twitter groups and lists based on topic.

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Hashtags

Check out this post and discover How To Get The Most Out of Twitter #Hashtags.

For Twitter #Hashtag tools check these Twitter hashtag tools out:

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Maps and Location

  • TweepsMap – Tweepsmap is an excellent Twitter tool for both analyzing and visualizing your Twitter network.
  • geoTwitterous – Shows where someone is Tweeting from
  • GeoChirp – Twitter and Google maps mashup
  • geoTwitter – Google Maps and Twitter mashup
  • Tweetmondo – Find Twitter users near you
  • TwitterLocal – Find tweets based on location
  • Nearby Tweets – Instantly find Twitterers nearby
  • ChirpCity – Local Twitter stuff
  • LocalTweeps – A free and easy way to find local Twitter friends and followers.

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Mobile

  • Twitterrific – Twitter client for Mac desktop and iPhone
  • Twitroid – The premium Android Twitter client
  • Wildsets – Twitter client for mobile phones
  • MobyPicture – Post to your blog and Twitter through your mobile phone
  • Twim – Mobile Twitter Client
  • TreoTwit– Twitter client for Treo
  • LogPost – Twitter for mobile phones
  • BlackBird – A Twitter client for BlackBerry smartphones
  • Gravity – The S60 Twitter client
  • Twikini – Twitter on the go from your Windows phone
  • TwitterBerry – TwitterBerry is mobile client for BlackBerry
  • UberTwitter – Twitter client for BlackBerry
  • UberSocial for Android – Full-featured Twitter client for Android.
  • Pocketwit – A Twitter client for the Windows Professional platform
  • Quakk – Quakk is an Open Source Windows Mobile Twitter Application
  • PocketTweets – Twitter for your iPhone
  • jibjib – An Open Source J2ME Twitter Client
  • Snaptu – Twitter mobile app
  • Twitter2Go – Mobile phone app
  • TwitStat – Mobile Twitter app
  • Hahlo – Fully featured Twitter client for your iPhone or iPod Touch
  • GPS Twit – iPhone Twitter app
  • Twitli – Twitter client for Android phones
  • Qik – Share live video from your mobile
  • MotionObj – Twitter client for your iPhone or iPod Touch
  • ceTwit – ceTwit is a windows mobile twitter client written in c# leveraging the .net compact framework
  • Twapper – Twitter mobile for WAP
  • Twobile – Twitter client for users of Windows Mobile Pocket PCs
  • JustUpdate – Just an update field, just for Twitter, just for your iPhone/iPod Touch
  • SimplyTweet – Twitter client for iPhone or iPod Touch
  • jTwitter – Java Twitter app
  • uTweetMe – Twitter client for mobiles supporting Java
  • ReTweet – Twitter tool for iPhone and iPod touch
  • miTreo – Twitter app for Palm OS
  • iTwtr – An open source Twitter client for iPhones
  • Tweetstack – Organise your Twitter stream
  • Twittai – Java mobile client for Twitter
  • uTweetMe – uTweetMe is a free J2ME cell phone client application which allows posting updates to Twitter
  • Twitter for iPhone – Twitter for iPhone app

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Multiple Account Management

  • Hootsuite – You can manage multiple Twitter profiles, pre-schedule tweets, and measure your success with Hootsuite.ere are web and mobile versions of Hootsuite available.
  • TweetDeck – TweetDeck is a Twitter tool that was acquired by Twitter and offers for real-time tracking, organizing, and engagement.

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Music

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News

  • Twistori – Find out what twitter users love, hate, think, believe, feel, and wish.
  • Flackr – Breaking news.
  • Twitterfall – Updates fall from the top of the page in near real-time.

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Other

  • Daily 140 – Let’s you know about your recent follows and favorites of up to 5 Twitter accounts of your choosing.
  • MyTweet16 – View any user’s first tweets.
  • Sprout Followers – Sprout awesome growth for your Twitter account.
  • What The Trend – Find out what’s trending on Twitter and why.  Owned by Hootsuite.
  • Favstar – Recent tweets with 100 likes or more.
  • CommuterFeed – Traffic and Transit updates using Twitter.
  • Excla.im – Is a jabber bot that allows you to update your twitter status very simply.
  • The Longest Poem in the World – Is composed by aggregating real-time public twitter updates and selecting those that rhyme.
  • TweetBook – Tweetbook lets you take a backup of your tweets in the form of a diary like PDF ebook.
  • LinkBunch – LinkBunch lets you put multiple links into one small link.
  • WhenDidYouJoinTwitter – When did you join Twitter.
  • VacaTweet – Twitter vacation auto-response.
  • Tweeterized – Twitter signature images.
  • Twitter Magnets – A web based version of magnet words on a fridge.
  • BakerTweet – BakerTweet is a way for busy bakers to tell the world that something hot and fresh has just come out of the oven.
  • Social Collider – The Social Collider reveals cross-connections between conversations on Twitter.
  • TwittaScope – Your horoscope tweeted to your Twitter account.
  • TwitterSticker – Get your own custom Twitter Sticker with your latest status update.
  • Smiley tweet – Ranks words for happiness or sadness using the amount of twitts with happy or sad smileys for each one.
  • Toodledo – An online to do list.
  • Remember The Milk – To do list for Twitter.

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Photos and Video

  • TinyPic – Share your pictures on Twitter
  • MessageDance – Add photo, video and music to your regular tweet
  • Portwiture – Your Twitter status in photos
  • img.ly – Photo sharing service for Twitter

Polls

Twitter now has Twitter poll functionality built into the core web based version of Twitter, and on official Twitter smartphone apps.

  • Pollin – Pollin started as a Twitter app and is now a multi-platform social media survey app!

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Popularity and Rank

  • Twitalyzer – Tracking influence and measuring success.
  • Twitaholic – Find out who the top twitter users are, based on number of followers.
  • Sprout Followers – Increase your popularity on Twitter by turbo-boosting your social proof.

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Schedule Tweets

  • Buffer – Buffer enables you to schedule posts for later and automatically determines the best times to send them.
  • Hootsuite – Hootsuite has tweet scheduling built in.
  • Twuffer – Twuffer allows the Twitter user to compose a list of future tweets, and schedule their release in the future.

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Search

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Social Media (Twitter integrated with other sites)

  • Selective Twitter Status – Update your Facebook Status from Twitter.
  • Hootsuite – With Hootsuite you can update to Twitter, Facebook (Profile, Pages & Groups), LinkedIn & More.
  • Buffer – With Buffer you can publish to multiple social accounts simultaneously.

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Statistics and Graphs

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Websites, Blogs and Widgets

  • TweetRemote – TweetRemote merges Twitter and blogging in a unique way that lets you decide when and how your tweets are included on your blog.
  • Twidget – Twidget is a free Dashboard Widget for OS X that allows you to update your Twitter status.
  • ClickToTweet – The easy way to add a pre-made ‘Tweet About This Site’ – link to your website.
  • TwitterKeys – Enhance your Twitter conversations with Twitter friendly emojis.
  • ShareLinkGenerator – Create Facebook share links, Twitter “tweet this” links, Google Plus share links, LinkedIn share links, Pinterest “pin this” links and email “mailto” links that will work anywhere — even inside emails!

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Conclusion

I hope you enjoyed this extensive list of Twitter tools!

If you have any ideas on how to take this list to the next level I’d love to hear them.

Have I missed any Twitter Tools?

What is your favorite Twitter Tool?

Let me know in the comments below!

[This post was received by email from Garin Kilpatrick on 6th January 2016].

520+ Social Media Tools – A Definitive List by Chris Makara

This is the largest and most comprehensive list of social media tools online. Trust me, I did some digging. Sure, there are countless lists floating around that have 10, 25, or even 100 social media tools listed. At best, you typically get the same top social media tools mentioned across these lists. But you and I both know… Continue reading 520+ Social Media Tools – A Definitive List by Chris Makara

29 Checklists and Cheat Sheets to make Marketers’ Lives Easier

Digital marketing is a multifaceted beast that evolves and gets more complicated every week. With so many different ways to reach your audience, it’s important to stay on top of the latest tactics and trends.

From content and social to analytics and retargeting, you’re staying up to date on it all. It’s a lot easier when you can do so with simple, easy-to-digest guides. So I’ve pulled together 30 cheat sheets and checklists to keep your digital marketing fresh and make your life easier.

1. Periodic Table of Content Marketing

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This periodic table is a unique chart highlighting the important terms in content marketing. it covers everything you need to keep an eye on. From content strategy to metrics, it’s an all-inclusive index that can help you deliver great content.

2. The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Awesome Marketing Emails

Email marketing is a key element of any campaign. From the subject line to the email footer, every section of your email contributes to its overall ability to convert. If you think you’re having trouble with your email outreach, this cheat sheet from HubSpot can help you dissect your emails and optimize each aspect of your campaign to obtain the best results.

3. A Detailed Guide to Photo and Image Sizes on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and More

When it comes to social media, great visuals increase engagement. But this only applies when your pictures are relevant, eye-catching, and of course, optimized. With so many types of images to choose from, it’s not easy to keep track of the rules for each network.

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This handy infographic shows you all the different images in your social media profiles, along with what they’re used for. It includes recommended sizes, image scale, etc. to make it easier for you to get the most out of your images.

4. Advanced Content Promotion Checklist

Writing content is hard, but promoting it is even harder. With all the distribution tools and channels available to you, it gets tough to keep track of where you’ve promoted your piece and where you’ve yet to share it.

And that’s after figuring out what to do in the first place. Process Street has created a great checklist to streamline content promotion, originally made for themselves before giving us all access.

5. Google Analytics Cheat Sheet

Google Analytics is an absolute essential for any marketer, and this cheat sheet from Portent has you covered. From setting up your account to tracking your goals and conversions, this cheat sheet can really help you get the best out of Google Analytics.

6. Retargeting Cheat Sheet

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This cheat sheet simplifies the process of retargeting your customers. It covers the basics to get you started, along with advanced tactics and tips to help you succeed.

7. The Ultimate SaaS Metrics Cheat Sheet

Chart Mogul created this cheat sheet with every important metric you need to know for your SaaS. What’s covered: which ones are important, why they’re important, and how they’re measured. All condensed into a simple 2-pager.

8. The Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet 3.0

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Moz, an industry leader in SEO, created this fantastic cheat sheet for SEO newbies and professionals alike. It’s constantly updated by the Moz team, and is great help for web developers to keep their work SEO-friendly and up to date.

9. The Ultimate Inbound Marketing Checklist

This comprehensive checklist covers all the essentials of inbound marketing. Drafted like an ebook, it not only tells you what to do, but how to do it. This guide is a must-have for any marketer’s toolbox.

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10. 101 Copywriting Dos and Don’ts

This PDF from Copy Hackers contains all the dos and don’ts of writing great copy that converts, from how to order your bulleted lists, to which famous authors should inspire your copywriting.

11. Google Adwords Cheat Sheet

Google Adwords can get a bit confusing, so Perry Marshall and Bryan Todd came together to create a resource to help. It shows you how to set up, the rules you need to keep in mind, and how to write ad copy that works. It also goes on to define some of terms that might have seemed like gibberish when you first got started.

11. Local SEO Checklist

This checklist is a great way to keep track of your local optimization. From on-page SEO to social signals, this list covers every aspect your SEO to manage your process in the easiest way.

12. Social Media Marketing Checklist

Social media is an essential channel for marketers and this infographic can help you manage your efforts and make sure you don’t miss a beat!

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This fill-in-the-blank infographic will guide you through setting up the beginnings of a social media marketing strategy, from identifying your audience through measuring your results.

13. A Complete Conversion Rate Optimization Checklist

Conversion science can get messy when you don’t know what exactly brings you conversions. This checklist helps you streamline the process and identify the factors that can be optimized to improve your overall CRO, from choosing KPIs through designing A/B/ tests.

14. Google Analytics Metrics and Dimensions Cheat Sheet

Google analytics can be confusing to a beginner. It can take forever to discover all the data it’s tracking without a guide. This PDF helps you understand the metrics and dimensions you need to figure out the various aspects of your customers’ interaction with your website.

15. The Ultimate SEO Checklist

The Ultimate SEO Checklist from Leapfroggr covers on-page and off-page SEO for anyone who’s looking to make sure that their website has a good foundation for their digital marketing strategy.

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But unlike most other SEO checklists, it’s not a list of the ranking factors or how to optimize for them. It’s fully covers creating an SEO strategy, from performing market research to reputation management.

16. The Shelf’s Blogger Outreach Checklist

When it comes to reaching out to bloggers or influencers, any old email just will not do. This checklist from The Shelf covers the essentials of your outreach for the best results, including best practices and sample outreach emails.

17. Site Audit Checklist

Site audits can be intimidating, but Annie Cushing (aka Annielytics) makes it easy with her site audit checklist. It’s in the form of a Google Spreadsheet, so you can quickly make a copy and start tracking things yourself.

It becomes a lot less daunting to check track your work one section at a time. The sheet includes the initial data pulls, architecture, analytics, e-commerce, and pretty much everything you need to make your audit a breeze.

18. Universal Analytics Cheat Sheet

This comprehensive cheat sheet simplifies Google Analytics. It has three sheets that cover general usage, method and field reference, and limits and quotas.

19. Startup Launch List

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The Startup Launch List is an amazing compilation for budding entrepreneurs. Its reading list gives insights into each aspect of building a startup – from the initial idea to raising finances from investors. These tidbits from experienced hands can help you get your idea up and running.

20. The Social Platform Cheat Sheet

There are so many social channels out there, and they’re constantly changing. This cheat sheet guides you through the main platforms, who’s on them, and how to engage them.

21. .htaccess Cheat Sheet

Redirecting pages can get a little tricky for anyone without a technical background. This cheat sheet teaches you the basics for redirection, security, and other rules.

22. The Ultimate Guide to Twitter Advanced Search

Twitter’s one of the best ways for a brand to engage with its customers. And advertising there has proven awesome for many marketers. Even if your company doesn’t even have a Twitter handle yet (but it does, right?), you can find leads, track brand mentions, follow important topics, etc.

This Zapier guide is your way into the world of tweets, with its step-by-step guide to using advanced search to get real time data about your customers.

23. The Google Guide to Making Search Easier

Google advanced search is an essential skill for any marketer. This search guide can help you use search operators to get specific search results on Google.

You can use this to find really specific content, search unique mediums, and perform any kind of research faster.

24. A 50-Point Checklist for Creating The Ultimate Landing Page

When your landing page is your key to conversions, it’s important to make sure that you’re not missing any key elements. This Unbounce checklist highlights all the essentials of a great landing page so that while you’re building one, you don’t miss anything.

25. Website Usability Checklist

Building websites can be difficult for marketers, and in the process of making a beautiful site, it’s easy to lost sight of usability when you’re not an expert.

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The website usability checklist covers the common problems faced by users on a website. From forms to navigation, it helps you make sure that your site is not only well designed, but also user-friendly.

26. The Ultimate Google Algorithm Cheat Sheet

Google is constantly updating its algorithm to provide a better user experience. Neil Patel has created a cheat sheet to simplify these changes and help marketers make sense of the ranking factors and how they can affect your website.

27. The Keyword Research Cheat Sheet

As a marketer, you know how important SEO is. This keyword research cheat sheet covers the basics of the way keywords work and how you can use the best ones to bring in relevant, converting traffic.

28. The SEO Cheat Sheet for WordPress

WordPress is the easiest way for marketers to get their blog out there. By using themes, connecting your blog to useful plugins, and a few other tricks covered in this resource, you can optimize any page.

29. Website Launch Checklist

The launch of a website is stressful enough as it is, without the hassle of forgetting something simple like checking links. Launchlist makes sure that you’ve got all your bases covered before your site goes live.

Prepare Yourself

Most marketing missteps come from skipping a step, rather than actually not knowing what to do. We’re busy, we’re stressed, and we handle it really well most of the time. And with checklists to ensure accuracy, we can handle it well all the time.
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How to Create a Twitter Holiday Schedule

Rather than leave your Twitter-based Christmas, New Years, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and other celebrations to the last minute, we’ve got some ideas for you

Rather than leave your Twitter-based Christmas, New Years, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and other celebrations to the last minute, we’ve got some ideas for you to help you create a holiday Twitter schedule – so you can take some much deserved rest knowing that your tweets are all queued up.

Step 1: Make a list of the celebrations

December is a big month for celebrations around the world. Make a list of the specific holidays that you’d like to acknowledge on Twitter. Try to gather some insight into what your audience celebrates, and incorporate that into the list as well.

Celebrations can range from the obvious, like Christmas, to the more personal, like your company’s office party, end-of-the-year milestones or recognizing the charitable work of your employees during the holidays.

Be sure to note the date and time, if applicable, of all of the celebrations on your list.

Step 2: Write your tweets

Now it’s time for a little creativity. Spend a few hours brainstorming the tweets that you will send to mark each date. You’ll want to keep your brand voice consistent, but also write tweets that will stand out – everyone can tweet “Merry Christmas!”, so why not add a little personality to yours?

Don’t forget to leave room for an image!

Step 3: Make your images

Since images improve engagement and reach, it’s a good idea to include them in as many tweets as you can. Once you have your holiday-themed tweets all written up, find or create images to match.

There are some neat tools out there that can help you design images if you don’t have a graphics background, such as Snappa and Pablo by Buffer. These tools enable you to choose stock photos, add text and graphics, and download in a Twitter-friendly format.

Step 4: Use a Twitter scheduling tool

If you’re already using a tool to schedule your tweets, now’s the time to open it. If not, try looking into one of the leaders in this space: HootSuite, Buffer and TweetDeck are all great choices.

With your tweets written and images created, it’s simply a matter of plugging each one into your scheduling tool and setting them to go live at the right dates and times throughout the holidays. Easy!

(Optional) Step 5: Add in the right hashtags

It’s always a good idea to do a little hashtag research if you want your tweets to earn more exposure. However, this step is optional because often the most popular hashtags surrounding a live event like a holiday aren’t apparent until the day-of.

If you are able to quickly check in on Twitter’s Trending Topics on each day that you’re celebrating and include one or two in your related tweets, you’ll earn yourself more exposure.

And that’s all it takes to set up a holiday Twitter schedule! This method works for any holiday period, so don’t limit your scheduling to December alone. Happy holidays and happy tweeting!

Source: How-to Create a Twitter Schedule – Social Times

Marketing: Top 10 Social Media Management Tools

Regardless of their organization’s size, social media management has become one of the core focuses for marketers. Having an active presence on most popular social platforms is as important as learning how to manage them effectively and make the most of their features and benefits. Managing various different networks at the same time can be… Continue reading Marketing: Top 10 Social Media Management Tools

5 Twitter Analytics Features You Might Not Know About (But Should)

Using Twitter? Make sure you know about these super handy Twitter analytics features. Sometimes, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the questions that arise when you’re creating or analyzing your Twitter strategy. Who follows you? What kind of Tweets do they like (or hate)? How often do they want to hear from you? How quickly do they expect a… Continue reading 5 Twitter Analytics Features You Might Not Know About (But Should)

50 Tweet Ideas for When You Have Brain Freeze by Kim Garst – Boom Social

I have just received this from Kim so I thought I would share it with you.

Running out of things to say on Twitter? Join the club! It can be hard to constantly come up with new and interesting things to tweet. This article will give you 50 tweet ideas for when you have brain freeze. I hope this helps to make sure you never again run out of stuff to say on Twitter!

  1. Participate in Follow Friday (Use #FollowFriday)
  2. Recommend one of your favorite businesses or tools
  3. Link to a new post on your blog
  4. Share a random fact about your business or ask for a random fact about your followers
  5. @mention an influencer in one of your tweets (great for getting noticed!)
  6. Ask your followers for help, or retweet someone else’s request for help
  7. Tweet a link to a survey created using Google Forms (it’s free!)
  8. Share an inspiring or motivational quote (these are great for getting retweets!)
  9. Share a random deep thought
  10. Tweet out a call for guest bloggers
  11. Share breaking news in your niche or industry
  12. Hold a flash sale just for your Twitter followers
  13. Help forge connections by introducing tweeps you think would benefit from knowing one another
  14. Share a random piece of trivia (you can find completely random facts using The Random Trivia Generator)
  15. Tweet a picture from an in-person event or meeting
  16. Build up anticipation by tweeting out a countdown to a big event (sale, conference, book launch, etc.)
  17. Share a tip to help your audience with a business problem
  18. Tweet breaking news
  19. Thank someone for a great blog post, or simply for being a great person!
  20. Share a funny moment or observation
  21. Send a shout-out to your new followers
  22. Reply to someone who has mentioned you
  23. Send a word of encouragement to someone who needs it
  24. Share an interesting or relevant industry-related fact or stat
  25. Share a prediction you have for your industry (great for getting retweets!)
  26. Tweet a link to a List.ly list
  27. Tweet a link to your Facebook Page or Instagram account
  28. Respond to mentions of your business: Use a tool like Social Mention or Hootsuite to find tweets to respond to.
  29. Tweet out a link to a great Pinterest board (not necessarily your own)
  30. Comment on someone else’s tweet
  31. Invite your followers to join your email list: Offer an enticing opt-in incentive for best results!
  32. Recommend a book or movie your followers would enjoy
  33. Use relevant hashtags to grow your business (here’s how)
  34. Tweet out an exclusive coupon just for your followers
  35. Try out a product card to showcase one of your products
  36. Share a favorite song or playlist that inspires you while you work
  37. Conduct an informal poll by asking your followers a question
  38. Post an inspiring proverb
  39. Announce an upcoming event or promotion
  40. Live tweet from a conference, meeting or webinar
  41. Share a comic or cartoon your followers would appreciate
  42. Post a fill-in-the-blank tweet: “If I could change 1 thing about myself it would be ____________”
  43. Ask your followers what you can do to help them
  44. Send out a holiday wish, or announce a random holiday (like National Candied Orange Peel Day!)
  45. Show your personal side by sharing a personal thought or reflection
  46. Say something controversial to get people talking!
  47. Share a candid photo of yourself, your workspace or your staff
  48. Share a link to an old blog post: This is a great way to make sure your new followers see your old posts!
  49. Ask your followers for recommendations for a restaurant, business tool, service or new music to listen to
  50. Promote your product or service: Notice I left this one until last? It’s okay to be promotional, but do so sparingly! The majority of your content should be valuable, informative and/or entertaining!