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How to Receive Tweets with Your Cellphone

Many twitterers use Twitter almost exclusively on their mobile phones. Text messaging (SMS) is the most basic way to access Twitter via your cellphone. In addition to sending tweets as SMS messages from [more…]

Twitter Your News to Make Your Blog Stand Out

Finding Bargains Using Twitter

Twitter is more than just a micro-blogging site for those with minutae to share and the short attention span to do so. Following some larger names on Twitter can help you get lower prices on the things [more…]

Managing Twitter with Twitter Clients

If you follow a lot of different people on Twitter, you can download some great tools to help you keep track of their latest news more easily. Twitter is an amazingly useful tool to keep in touch with [more…]

Twitter Enhancements: Tweeting Pictures and Music

You can add pictures and sounds to your tweets on Twitter. Twitter was originally designed to post short messages of less than 140 characters via your computer or cell phone, but it's taken on a life of [more…]

How to Search Twitter

Like Google, Twitter allows you to search for content that interests you. It may sound weird that Twitter is beating Google in real-time search, but a little reflection shows that there's some sense behind [more…]

How to Sync Your MySpace and Facebook Status Using Twitter

If you've got multiple social media accounts, such as MySpace and Facebook, it might be hard to keep every account synchronized and up-to-date when it comes to your status [more…]

Finding Other Twitter App Development Resources

Twitter application development is a dynamic, public process, andthere's fresh, hot information about Twitter app development on the Internet. For updates on the latest Twitter API developments, consult [more…]

Marketing Your Twitter Application

When your Twitter application has launched, it's time to spread the word about your app. Your product can sell itself if you tell the story. Proven promotional strategies can accelerate your growth and [more…]

Making Money from Twitter Applications

Twitter application development can create income through multiple channels. These methods take your innovative code and convert it into folding cash you can put in your wallet: [more…]

Avoiding Common Problems with Twitter App Development

Twitter application development and operation can be surprisingly straightforward or brutally painful. The best way to simplify the process is to equip yourself for success at the start. Follow a few simple [more…]

Finding a Great Idea for a Twitter Application

Your Twitter application can be simple or complex. It can be a tool used by millions or a specialized gadget used by dozens. It depends on your skill, your objectives, and your subject area: [more…]

Twitter Application Development For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Got a great idea for a new Twitter application? Make the Twitter app development process easier, more fun, and more rewarding with some simple guidelines for planning, creating, and distributing your work [more…]

Use Tools with Twitter

You can use tools to expand your Twitter prowess and deliver more than pithy phrases in your tweets. As you become engrossed in the Twitterverse, you’ll no doubt need some tools to help you navigate, organize [more…]

Use Twitter Shorthand

Because of the 140-character limit for tweets, people often abbreviate common words and phrases on Twitter. The following table has abbreviations, or Twitter shorthand, that you see often. You will most [more…]

Search Twitter User Directories

Sometimes Twitter search isn’t enough. Visit the Twitter user directories in this table and search there to find and follow Tweeps — that’s people on Twitter — who have hobbies and activities similar to [more…]

Get to Know Common Twitter Terms

Like any new technology, Twitter has its own vocabulary. If you're just getting started with Twitter, here are some of the terms and lingo you and other twitterers might tweet around: [more…]

Tools for Tracking Your Brand on Twitter

Before you jump into actively marketing on Twitter, find conversations about your brand. These effective and easy-to-use tools can help you fidn out what people are tweeting about your brand: [more…]

Search Twitter for Users in Your Location

By meeting people offline from Twitter, you can create some unique relationships that could potentially lead to new business. With the tools in the following list, you can search for users who live within [more…]

How to Import Contact Lists to Twitter

You can find your friends on Twitter by importing contacts lists from other services — such as Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, AOL, and Hotmail — that you already use. Twitter will let you know who among your contacts [more…]

How to Invite Friends to Join Twitter

You can use Twitter to connect with your friends by sending them an invitation to join Twitter. By inviting your friends to become Twitter contacts, you're letting them know that you're on Twitter and [more…]

How to Send a Direct Message on Twitter

Direct messages (DMs) let you send your contacts private notes through Twitter. Just like regular tweets and @replies, direct messages are limited to 140 characters. Unlike regular tweets and [more…]

How to Use Twitter's @replies in Your Tweets

One of Twitter's more powerful conversational features is @replies (or @mentions). Tweets that are @replies are public and visible to all Twitter users from your Twitter page, but they are directed specifically [more…]

How to Insert Links into Tweets

Almost all Twitter users incorporate links into their tweets on a regular basis. You can insert links to Web pages, blog entries, or even other tweets. The toughest part of including these links is getting [more…]

How to Change Your Twitter Avatar

Your avatar appears to the left of all your tweets, so it's your official face on Twitter. People don't like following you on Twitter if your avatar is just the default. So make sure that you change your [more…]

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