Twitter is primarily a micro blogging platform which offers you to share a tweet within 140 characters limit. You can retweet others’ tweets, Reply to them and favorite them. Apart from this, you can send DMs [Direct Messages] to other twitter users. If this was not enough let me tell you twitter has up to 9100 tweets per second summing upto 1 billion tweets in about five days.
Twitter has become a great place for online marketing professionals to network with other twitter users and share the tweets about their products, services and other stuff.
It is a free and the best platform to build a solid brand for your company/services /product. You can find most of the officials, big actors, players, marketing gurus and almost everyone on Twitter.
To market your brand well on Twitter you need some professional tools that help you carry out your work effectively.
Today we talk about few of the best twitter tools for marketing professionals.
TweetDeck is one of the best Twitter tools to manage multiple profiles from a single dashboard. Twitter bought this tool for 40 Million Dollars in 2011 and added a lot more features into it to make it even more robust and useful.
Features of TweetDeck:
Schedule Tweets: You can schedule tweets for different timings.
Multiple accounts: Using multiple twitter account manually can be a tough task but TweetDeck offers to add multiple accounts and manage them easily. Having multiple accounts is a necessity for those marketing their business on twitter. You cannot tweet about two different niches (subjects) from a same account, it may confuse your followers.
Moreover, a twitter marketer may have the task to market the business of his clients which he needs to do from different accounts so that he can measure the performance of each client business.
Create Columns: Along with showing you all the notifications of your twitter accounts, it also offers you to segment the topic to get related notification in particular column.
Suppose you can create a social media column then all the notifications related to social media will be added into this column.
There are few other features available such as get notifications in form of sound and pop up so that even you are working on something else, you can be notified easily. It also offers keyboard shortcuts to make your work seamless.
Tweetdeck also offers a chrome extension which can help in scheduling tweets with images and track real time conversations. The extension helps you to organize the columns by simple drag and drop menu without having to go the main app.
Hootsuite is a similar tool that helps you in managing multiple twitter accounts. Here is a comparison between hoostuite and tweetdeck in case you want to compare the two.
TweetAdder is a twitter tool that perfectly works on windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It helps you manage multiple twitter account from a single dashboard and helps you build better follower base.
Features of Tweet Adder:
Manager multiple twitter accounts: It allows you to add multiple twitter accounts and manage them effectively from its user friendly dashboard.
Automate Tweet and messages: Managing 1 twitter account can be easy but what if you have more than 20-25 Twitter accounts? Won’t you get tired of tweeting, Retweeting, sending messages? If you are wondering what to do with 20-25 twitter accounts, this is for professional social media strategists who need to maintain clients’ accounts and their business accounts.
TweetAdder makes it easier to manage all of you twitter accounts effectively. You can schedule tweets for all the accounts at once. You can set different messages to be delivered to your followers. Suppose you want to send a thank you message to your new follower then you can just set it and it will send that message to them who just started to follow you.
RSS to Tweet: Do you tweet every blog post after publishing? What if you have many blogs? Won’t you get tired of tweeting?
TweetAdder make it easy by offering you to add RSS of your blogs which tweets your every new blog posts after they get published.
There are a lot more features TweetAdder has which you can learn when you use the video below:
It is a twitter tool that helps you manage your twitter account effectively. It helps you clean up inactive accounts you are following. It also helps you know who else are not following you back and then you can un follow them to keep your twitter account clean.
Tweepi is a pretty basic tool as compared to the previous ones line tweetdeck or hootsuite but, sometimes basic tool is what you need.
Here is how Tweepi can help you out:
- Tweepi can help you to follow all the users that are following you but you are not following back with just a click.
- Similarly, Tweepi also helps you to unfollow people that you follow but are not following you back.
- One of the killer features of Tweepi is that it helps you to force people to not to follow you. This is necessary to keep your account clean from users like anti-social accounts or spammers.
It is supposed to be one of the most productive twitter tools and it has got the features which most of the twitter tools don’t have.
Features of Socialoomph
Bulk Tweet schedule: If you have a list of tweets ready to be tweeted at certain period of time then you can upload all those tweets into Socialoomph and schedule it for the timings you want to tweet them.
Reoccurring Tweets: Many times, you want to tweet same thing in every week for few months then what you do? You copy and paste same tweet every time, right?
With Socialoomph, you just need to set up reoccurring settings for particular tweets and it keeps sending that tweet multiple times as per your instructions.
Self-destructive updates: If you have a requirement to delete your tweets after certain period then you can do this with it as well. Means you can create self-destructive tweets.
Delete DMs at once: I get multiple DMs every day from different twitter users and deleting all of them is real pain. But Socialoomph made my work easier by helping me to delete all the DMs at once.
There are many more features Socialoomph possess which you can explore when you start using it. This is simply the best Twitter tool.
Commun.it is another twitter tool which lets you manage multiple twitter account from a single dashboard and also having some more cool features.
Features of Commun.it
- Manage Your Twitter Relationships in a better way by removing the clutter and focusing on relationships that matter on twitter.
- Keep an eye over your influencers & customers.
- It provides free Twitter Analytics.
- Manage multiple twitter accounts and automatic tweet scheduling.
- It suggests you whom to follow or unfollow and also suggests you what to tweet for better engagement.
- You can send a thank you message to every new follower automatically.
Commun.it is simply a great tool which helps you build and engage a community around you. I recommend you to start using it.
Twitter is growing at the faster rate. As the number of users is increasing, it is becoming a great place to promote your business. This is the reason marketers have started using Twitter as a marketing tool. And it’s a fair business idea to promote your business where there is huge audience available.
Marketing on twitter can be tough when you do everything manually because you don’t just have to use only twitter but to do marketing at other places as well. In such case, using twitter tools is a great idea because it reduces your efforts, saves your time and helps you use your twitter accounts effectively and make your efforts more productive.