January 22, 2010

3 Twitter shortcuts: SocialOomph, Twitterfeed, CoTweet

This is part of the series the 31 Day Challenge To Optimize Your Blog With Social Media.

John HaydonIn this short screencast, I’ll show you a few automated Twitter techniques that are probably grounds for you taking out a restraining order against me.

We’ll begin with SocialOomph (formerly TweetLater), a way to auto-follow back the people who follow you on Twitter. While Twitter management frowns on such tools, they come in handy for overworked, time-strapped nonprofits that have little reason to be choosy about whom to follow back.

Next, Twitterfeed, which can be used generously to promote other people’s blog post — for example, Rebecca Leaman‘s.

Finally, CoTweet, used by many Twitterers to post a tweet later instead of right now.

All of these offer free basic versions.

You can also watch this video, 3 Twitter techniques I shouldn’t be showing you, on Blip.tv. Continue reading