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Getting your message out there as well as receiving them is becoming easier and more common with the dozens of available websites on the internet. One of the most popular ones is Twitter, which lets you post in real time and reach millions in seconds. Learn how to utilize this site for marketing purposes by utilizing the 100 resources below.
Must Visit Sites
These sites offer help for everyone from the Twitter beginner to the tweet professional looking to expand.
1. Tweeternet: Have a client or colleague who isn’t familiar with Twitter? Then send them to this site for a quick tutorial on everything related.
2. Twitter Blog: This site is ideal for those who want to keep up with the latest on Twitter. The official blog has the latest updates, news, and tips.
3. ExecTweets: This site allows you to follow the tweets of top business executives. You can browse by name, industry, or take a look at the recommended execs.
4. Twitter Handbook: Made for everyone from those just beginning to Twitter pro’s, use this free handbook to learn all the ups, down, and tricks.
5. Stocktwits: Login to this site using your Twitter account to view real time discussions with professional investors. With a helpful user video, you can contribute tweets as well as read them.
6. Twitscoop: This site follows the hottest tweets and then posts them in order of popularity. Choose from an array of topics from marketing to gossip.
7. Tweetburner: Simply enter a URL into this site, and it will shorten, share, and track who has clicked on it. Perfect for the marketer who wants to keep track of what’s hot.
8. Twalala: A mute button for Twitter, this site allows you to login and control what you do and do not want to see. Filter streams of information, or shut off friends who get too chatty with Twalala.
9. TweetStats: This site tracks your tweets for free and gives you a professional report. Track by hour or month, get a timeline, and even reply statistics.
10. Twitter Spy: Get the latest, most popular tweets, by location or category from this useful site.
11. TwitterCounter Stats: This site is the ultimate Twitter statistics provider. Put the remote on your site to track how many followers you have, or visit their most popular Twitter people.
12. Twittercal: Access your Google Calendar directly from you Twitter account. Just enter your Twitter name and google address to get started.
13. Twitterholic: Follow the top Twitter users by ranking and stats. The most followed include CNN, Barack Obama, the New York Times, as well as an array of celebrities.
14. Twitterfeed: Bloggers can use this service to feed their posts into Twitter and other similar websites. You can also post to RSS.
15. Twits Like Me: Enter your information on this site to find users on Twitter who share your interests.
16. Twellow: This online directory is the yellow pages of Twitter. Search by name, category, or interests to build your followers.
17. Twubble: Looking for more people to follow? Then let Twubble connect you to those who share similar interests.
18. GroupTweet: Have confidential information you only want to share with a certain group of people? Then register on GroupTweet and create a custom, private group on Twitter.
19. TwittieMe: This site is a place to advertise your Twitter page for free and get more followers. Click on “Submit Your Twitter page” and once approved, your ad will appear on the site.
20. TwitDir: Looking for more followers? Use this directory to search by name, location, and invite them.
21. Flaptor Search: Visit this site to search the Twitter database without having to log on. You can also install it on your browser.
22. Tweetmeme: Visit this site to track the most popular tweets on Twitter. Updated every five minutes, there is no shortage of topics.
23. TweetBeep: Sign up for this free service that sends updates directly to your email. Find out who is talking about you, your products, or your company with TweetBeep.
24. TweetVolume: This is a useful site for those looking for a specific topic on Twitter. Type in up to five keywords and track how often they appear.
25. TwitterSplit: Use this site to easily post the link to your site in all your tweets. Increase your followers and stop wasting time pasting links with this helpful site.
26. TweetWheel: This site is ideal for those with too many followers to keep up on. Use TweetWheel to see which followers know each and get an instant report on your word of mouth popularity.
27. Your Twitter Karma: Utilize this useful site to see who is following or not following you with the click of a button.
28. My Tweeple: Keep track of your followers by most dings. You can also control your follow, unfollow, and block options.
29. TwitterWho: Invite numerous people to follow you on Twitter with this site. Note that it only works when Twitter enables PeopleSearch.
30. TwitThis: Use this free translator to allow Twitter users to tweet directly from your blog. The TwitThis key allows anyone to post a link to your site for all their friends to see.
31. TwittAd: Meet advertisers who are interested in posting on your Twitter account. Get paid to post ads as tweets.
32. Magpie: Similar to TwitAd, you can visit this site as an advertiser looking to post, or a Twitter user looking to make money.
33. Facebook: Integrate Twitter into your Facebook profile with this popular application. You can access your account straight from your profile.
34. Twitter Groups!: Need to organize clients into groups such as clients, contacts, friends, etc? Then use Twitter Groups to easily sort through any number of followers.
35. Server Mojo: Check the incoming and outgoing traffic of your servers on Twitter using this free service. With no installation or obligation, you can also get email alerts whenever there is a problem with the servers.
36. MyCleenr: Have too many useless and ineffective followers? Clean them out in one easy step with MyCleenr.
37. Twittertise: Using this site you can schedule your communications on Twitter. You can also use URL tracking technology to measure the effectiveness of your traffic driving techniques.
38. Strawpoll: Create a poll to post on Twitter to get instant marketing information. You can also participate in one or track the most popular.
From the Professionals
Learn the best tips, tools, and more from these marketing and Twitter professionals.
39. Twitter Internet Radio: Warren Whitlock is the co-author of “Twitter Revolution: How Social Media and Mobile Marketing is Changing the Way We Do Business & Market Online.” He hosts this radio show to show his listeners how to utilize Twitter in the new internet world.
40. The World According to Twitter: Tom Ashbrook of NPR interviews the co-founder of Twitter on the ways it is changing the culture.
41. All A-Twitter Podcast: The guys over at This Week In Tech, devote an entire show to Twitter. Over an hour long, you are sure to learn something new.
42. Evan Williams: Evan gives a great talk on the origins of Twitter, how it has evolved, and what to expect in the future.
43. The Big Juicy Twitter Guide: Caroline Middlebrook is delving into the world of internet marketing. Read how to utilize Twitter with this free seven part guide.
44. 100 World’s Greatest Twitter Tips & Secrets: Dan Hollings is an internet strategist and Twitter expert. These 100 tips will have you connecting with Twitter, Squidoo, and others in no time.
45. TwiTip: Darren Rowse regularly updates his blog with Twitter tips. Learn about Twitter fatigue, business use, and how to get more followers on this useful site.
46. PDF Geni: Search for Twitter and you will find dozens of free eBooks concerning the topic. Choose from Using Twitter for Business, The Twitter Power Guide, and many more.
48. MPDailyFix: This marketing professor regularly posts on her specialty. Topics occasionally include Twitter, and be sure to read the “7 Ways Marketers Can Use Twitter” post for more help.
49. Jim Kukral: Jim is a marketing expert who chronicles several projects at a time. Read about his marketing experiment on Twitter, entitled “TwittleMeThis.”
50. How to Use Twitter: Sam Harrelson shows beginners how to utilize twitter in this nine minute video.
Best Add-Ons
No marketer would be complete without the following tools to maximize the potential Twitter. Get advanced shortcuts, browsing capabilities, and much more with these add-ons.
51. My Twitter Toolbar: This is the ideal tool for those in business, marketing, or just addicts. Download for free, watch the instructional video, and read the many tips that come with this useful add-on.
52. Twitter Tools: Scroll down this page to download this plugin for free. It creates an integration between your WordPress blog and Twitter account and allows you to pull your tweets into your blog.
53. PeopleBrowser: This simple visual dashboard adds more power to Twitter, your other online identities, and those of your friends. Connect with Facebook, flickr, and others.
54. TweetDeck: This desktop application gathers social media contacts and displays them in a column interface. For use with Facebook, 12seconds, and others.
55. iTwitter: This tab is the ideal addition for those who have iGoogle, to easily keep up with tweets. This site is also full of instructions and videos on how to utilize iTwitter.
56. TwitBox: After installation and only one login, you can receive Twitter right from your desktop, without having to visit the website. TwitBox can manage several accounts simultaneously, and displays messages clearly in separate boxes.
57. Twitterlicious: This free download displays a great deal of information with minimum space. View the status of tweets, minimize the application in the system tray when not in use, and avoid freeze ups if Twitter.com is having trouble.
58. Twitteromatic: Annoy or amaze your friends with this OS X application. Get information such as weather, lotto numbers, etc. sent straight to your Twitter account.
59. Twitteroo: Send Twitter messages directly from your PC. You can also update your status, get notifications, view the timeline, and more with Twitteroo.
60. Twidget: For OS X users, this is a dashboard widget for updating your Twitter status instantly and easily from your desktop.
61. TwitterPost: For Mac users, this stand alone interface allows you to direct access your Twitter account. It also works with Growl, iTunes, and other applications.
62. Snitter: This download is available to Mac, Windows, and Linux users. It is an Adobe application for twittering from your computer.
63. Syrinx: This is a free, customizable Twitter client with a strong, efficient workflow. Customize with colors, bookmark tweets, get Growl support, and more with Syrinx.
64. TwitterBar: Post to Twitter directly from your address bar. Ideal for those already running applications on sidebars.
65. Twitterfox: This extension allows Firefox users to instantly receive messages and updates from Twitter. By adding a tiny icon on the status bar, Twitterfox notifies you when your friends update their tweets and allows you to reply.
66. Twitter Search: Have trouble finding people or messages on Twitter? With this application, searching has never been easier and is done with the stroke of a few keys.
67. Twitbin: This Firefox extension allows you to keep up with all of your Twitter conversations from your browser sidebar. Send and receive messages, share links, and more from Twitbin.
68. TwitKit: Sick of running Firefox and Twitter separately? Then use this add on to bring them together, customize the appearance, and use with Windows, Mac, and Linux.
69. Power Twitter: Take your Twitter account to a whole new level with this free download. You can embed photos and videos, unwind URLs, and more with Power Twitter.
70. Twitzer: Sick of the 140 character limit on Twitter? Then side step it with this add on from Mozilla.
71. Dash Blog: This plugin lets you quickly collect videos, images, text/quotes, songs and screen-captures from any web page. It also allows you to publish them to a host of sites, including Twitter.
72. Digsby: This download helps you manage all your IM, email, and social network accounts from one easy-to-use application. Get news feeds for Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook with Digsby.
Best For People on the Go
Do you access Twitter mostly from your phone or mobile device? Then take a look at these must have applications for the iPhone, Blackberry, and more.
73. TwitterFone: Send messages directly to Twitter using your voice. Just sign up for an account, register, and begin posting immediately.
74. PocketTweets: This program was designed and built with the iPhone user in mind. See the latest tweets from your contacts, update your status remotely, or see what’s happening around the world by viewing the public timeline.
75. Viigo for Blackberry: This free download gives users one click access to news, weather, markets, stock portfolios, and Twitter. Just program your interests and choose with the touch of a button. Also available for iPhone.
76. Twitter for iPhone: Like the name says, this application is designed to scale Twitter specifically for the iPhone. You can talk to friends, view profiles, and add or delete all directly from your phone.
77. TwitterBerry: This free application gives Blackberry owners plenty of room to post tweets. You can also read friends’ time lines, sort through messages, and search your tweet history.
78. Twapper: With no login required, you can access Twitter directly from your mobile phone. View and post updates, send messages, and more with Twapper.
79. Phweet: Use this free service to turn Twitter into a phone. Invite friends to talk without the need to exchange numbers. You can also do conference calls.
80. Qik: Send videos from your phone directly to your Twitter account. You can also post videos, as well as view the most current and popular ones.
81. MoTwit: This application is designed especially for Palm OS users. Send tweets, get shortcuts, and more with Mo Twit.
82. Twitxr: Share pictures on Twitter and other sites with this free service. For use with the iPhone, Windows Mobile, Nokia, Motorola, and many others.
83. Twitter Spellcheck: Perfect for those who post in a hurry and don’t have time to edit. Just send the unpublished tweet to Lily to get errors and corrections.
84. Xpenser: Record your expenses on Twitter as they come in. Then access them using your mobile device to manage, analyze, or export.
Customize Twitter
For those sick of their accounts looking exactly like everyone else’s, visit the below sites for backgrounds, buttons, and a ton of ways to customize your Twitter account.
85. Twitpic: No need to sign up for this service to begin posting photos directly to your Twitter account. Post by phone, Twitter.com, or their API.
86. Twiddeo: Customize your tweets even further by using this site to post videos. Upload from the web, camera phone, or webcam.
87. Twitplus: Use this site to create custom tweets with pictures, videos, and more to share with friends and followers.
88. TwitterBacks: This database contains tons of free backgrounds for Twitter. You can also use Flickr to add your own custom background.
89. TwitterKeys: Enhance your tweets with these cut and paste icons. This floating window allows you to drop any of their custom keys into your messages.
90. twi8r: Translate shorthand or text speak into actual English or reverse with this free and easy to use site.
92. Phantasmagoria: This download makes it easy to apply effects and improvements to all your digital images. For use with Twitter as well as Flickr.
93. RetweetMe: Send yourself a reminder through Twitter with this website. Perfect for those who get caught up in tweets.
94. Remember the Milk: Send yourself tasks and to do lists with this free service. You can also check completed tasks, send tasks to others, and more.
95. VisualTwitter: Sick of answering “What are you doing?” with text? Then use this free service to answer with a picture.
96. Widgets Lab: This site provides a Twitter button generator. Choose from different styles to make your own custom buttons.
97. Siah Design: Siah provides visitors with custom buttons for their tweets. Also of note are the free animated buttons.
98. Twitty Tunes: For those with Firefox and Foxy Tunes, this application works similarly for Twitter. Post songs, websites, and videos directly to your account with this application.
99. Twitter Patterns: Select from several styles to add a design pattern to your Twitter background.
100. Tweetake: Did you customize your Twitter page perfectly only to lose it to a glitch? Then visit Tweetake to automatically back up your account.



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Getting your message out there as well as receiving them is becoming easier and more common with the dozens of available websites on the internet. One of the most popular ones is Twitter, which lets you post in real time and reach millions in seconds. Learn how to utilize this site for marketing purposes by utilizing the 100 resources below.
Must Visit Sites
These sites offer help for everyone from the Twitter beginner to the tweet professional looking to expand.
1. Tweeternet: Have a client or colleague who isn’t familiar with Twitter? Then send them to this site for a quick tutorial on everything related.
2. Twitter Blog: This site is ideal for those who want to keep up with the latest on Twitter. The official blog has the latest updates, news, and tips.
3. ExecTweets: This site allows you to follow the tweets of top business executives. You can browse by name, industry, or take a look at the recommended execs.
4. Twitter Handbook: Made for everyone from those just beginning to Twitter pro’s, use this free handbook to learn all the ups, down, and tricks.
5. Stocktwits: Login to this site using your Twitter account to view real time discussions with professional investors. With a helpful user video, you can contribute tweets as well as read them.
6. Twitscoop: This site follows the hottest tweets and then posts them in order of popularity. Choose from an array of topics from marketing to gossip.
7. Tweetburner: Simply enter a URL into this site, and it will shorten, share, and track who has clicked on it. Perfect for the marketer who wants to keep track of what’s hot.
8. Twalala: A mute button for Twitter, this site allows you to login and control what you do and do not want to see. Filter streams of information, or shut off friends who get too chatty with Twalala.
9. TweetStats: This site tracks your tweets for free and gives you a professional report. Track by hour or month, get a timeline, and even reply statistics.
10. Twitter Spy: Get the latest, most popular tweets, by location or category from this useful site.
11. TwitterCounter Stats: This site is the ultimate Twitter statistics provider. Put the remote on your site to track how many followers you have, or visit their most popular Twitter people.
12. Twittercal: Access your Google Calendar directly from you Twitter account. Just enter your Twitter name and google address to get started.
13. Twitterholic: Follow the top Twitter users by ranking and stats. The most followed include CNN, Barack Obama, the New York Times, as well as an array of celebrities.
14. Twitterfeed: Bloggers can use this service to feed their posts into Twitter and other similar websites. You can also post to RSS.
15. Twits Like Me: Enter your information on this site to find users on Twitter who share your interests.
16. Twellow: This online directory is the yellow pages of Twitter. Search by name, category, or interests to build your followers.
17. Twubble: Looking for more people to follow? Then let Twubble connect you to those who share similar interests.
18. GroupTweet: Have confidential information you only want to share with a certain group of people? Then register on GroupTweet and create a custom, private group on Twitter.
19. TwittieMe: This site is a place to advertise your Twitter page for free and get more followers. Click on “Submit Your Twitter page” and once approved, your ad will appear on the site.
20. TwitDir: Looking for more followers? Use this directory to search by name, location, and invite them.
21. Flaptor Search: Visit this site to search the Twitter database without having to log on. You can also install it on your browser.
22. Tweetmeme: Visit this site to track the most popular tweets on Twitter. Updated every five minutes, there is no shortage of topics.
23. TweetBeep: Sign up for this free service that sends updates directly to your email. Find out who is talking about you, your products, or your company with TweetBeep.
24. TweetVolume: This is a useful site for those looking for a specific topic on Twitter. Type in up to five keywords and track how often they appear.
25. TwitterSplit: Use this site to easily post the link to your site in all your tweets. Increase your followers and stop wasting time pasting links with this helpful site.
26. TweetWheel: This site is ideal for those with too many followers to keep up on. Use TweetWheel to see which followers know each and get an instant report on your word of mouth popularity.
27. Your Twitter Karma: Utilize this useful site to see who is following or not following you with the click of a button.
28. My Tweeple: Keep track of your followers by most dings. You can also control your follow, unfollow, and block options.
29. TwitterWho: Invite numerous people to follow you on Twitter with this site. Note that it only works when Twitter enables PeopleSearch.
30. TwitThis: Use this free translator to allow Twitter users to tweet directly from your blog. The TwitThis key allows anyone to post a link to your site for all their friends to see.
31. TwittAd: Meet advertisers who are interested in posting on your Twitter account. Get paid to post ads as tweets.
32. Magpie: Similar to TwitAd, you can visit this site as an advertiser looking to post, or a Twitter user looking to make money.
33. Facebook: Integrate Twitter into your Facebook profile with this popular application. You can access your account straight from your profile.
34. Twitter Groups!: Need to organize clients into groups such as clients, contacts, friends, etc? Then use Twitter Groups to easily sort through any number of followers.
35. Server Mojo: Check the incoming and outgoing traffic of your servers on Twitter using this free service. With no installation or obligation, you can also get email alerts whenever there is a problem with the servers.
36. MyCleenr: Have too many useless and ineffective followers? Clean them out in one easy step with MyCleenr.
37. Twittertise: Using this site you can schedule your communications on Twitter. You can also use URL tracking technology to measure the effectiveness of your traffic driving techniques.
38. Strawpoll: Create a poll to post on Twitter to get instant marketing information. You can also participate in one or track the most popular.
From the Professionals
Learn the best tips, tools, and more from these marketing and Twitter professionals.
39. Twitter Internet Radio: Warren Whitlock is the co-author of “Twitter Revolution: How Social Media and Mobile Marketing is Changing the Way We Do Business & Market Online.” He hosts this radio show to show his listeners how to utilize Twitter in the new internet world.
40. The World According to Twitter: Tom Ashbrook of NPR interviews the co-founder of Twitter on the ways it is changing the culture.
41. All A-Twitter Podcast: The guys over at This Week In Tech, devote an entire show to Twitter. Over an hour long, you are sure to learn something new.
42. Evan Williams: Evan gives a great talk on the origins of Twitter, how it has evolved, and what to expect in the future.
43. The Big Juicy Twitter Guide: Caroline Middlebrook is delving into the world of internet marketing. Read how to utilize Twitter with this free seven part guide.
44. 100 World’s Greatest Twitter Tips & Secrets: Dan Hollings is an internet strategist and Twitter expert. These 100 tips will have you connecting with Twitter, Squidoo, and others in no time.
45. TwiTip: Darren Rowse regularly updates his blog with Twitter tips. Learn about Twitter fatigue, business use, and how to get more followers on this useful site.
46. PDF Geni: Search for Twitter and you will find dozens of free eBooks concerning the topic. Choose from Using Twitter for Business, The Twitter Power Guide, and many more.
48. MPDailyFix: This marketing professor regularly posts on her specialty. Topics occasionally include Twitter, and be sure to read the “7 Ways Marketers Can Use Twitter” post for more help.
49. Jim Kukral: Jim is a marketing expert who chronicles several projects at a time. Read about his marketing experiment on Twitter, entitled “TwittleMeThis.”
50. How to Use Twitter: Sam Harrelson shows beginners how to utilize twitter in this nine minute video.
Best Add-Ons
No marketer would be complete without the following tools to maximize the potential Twitter. Get advanced shortcuts, browsing capabilities, and much more with these add-ons.
51. My Twitter Toolbar: This is the ideal tool for those in business, marketing, or just addicts. Download for free, watch the instructional video, and read the many tips that come with this useful add-on.
52. Twitter Tools: Scroll down this page to download this plugin for free. It creates an integration between your WordPress blog and Twitter account and allows you to pull your tweets into your blog.
53. PeopleBrowser: This simple visual dashboard adds more power to Twitter, your other online identities, and those of your friends. Connect with Facebook, flickr, and others.
54. TweetDeck: This desktop application gathers social media contacts and displays them in a column interface. For use with Facebook, 12seconds, and others.
55. iTwitter: This tab is the ideal addition for those who have iGoogle, to easily keep up with tweets. This site is also full of instructions and videos on how to utilize iTwitter.
56. TwitBox: After installation and only one login, you can receive Twitter right from your desktop, without having to visit the website. TwitBox can manage several accounts simultaneously, and displays messages clearly in separate boxes.
57. Twitterlicious: This free download displays a great deal of information with minimum space. View the status of tweets, minimize the application in the system tray when not in use, and avoid freeze ups if Twitter.com is having trouble.
58. Twitteromatic: Annoy or amaze your friends with this OS X application. Get information such as weather, lotto numbers, etc. sent straight to your Twitter account.
59. Twitteroo: Send Twitter messages directly from your PC. You can also update your status, get notifications, view the timeline, and more with Twitteroo.
60. Twidget: For OS X users, this is a dashboard widget for updating your Twitter status instantly and easily from your desktop.
61. TwitterPost: For Mac users, this stand alone interface allows you to direct access your Twitter account. It also works with Growl, iTunes, and other applications.
62. Snitter: This download is available to Mac, Windows, and Linux users. It is an Adobe application for twittering from your computer.
63. Syrinx: This is a free, customizable Twitter client with a strong, efficient workflow. Customize with colors, bookmark tweets, get Growl support, and more with Syrinx.
64. TwitterBar: Post to Twitter directly from your address bar. Ideal for those already running applications on sidebars.
65. Twitterfox: This extension allows Firefox users to instantly receive messages and updates from Twitter. By adding a tiny icon on the status bar, Twitterfox notifies you when your friends update their tweets and allows you to reply.
66. Twitter Search: Have trouble finding people or messages on Twitter? With this application, searching has never been easier and is done with the stroke of a few keys.
67. Twitbin: This Firefox extension allows you to keep up with all of your Twitter conversations from your browser sidebar. Send and receive messages, share links, and more from Twitbin.
68. TwitKit: Sick of running Firefox and Twitter separately? Then use this add on to bring them together, customize the appearance, and use with Windows, Mac, and Linux.
69. Power Twitter: Take your Twitter account to a whole new level with this free download. You can embed photos and videos, unwind URLs, and more with Power Twitter.
70. Twitzer: Sick of the 140 character limit on Twitter? Then side step it with this add on from Mozilla.
71. Dash Blog: This plugin lets you quickly collect videos, images, text/quotes, songs and screen-captures from any web page. It also allows you to publish them to a host of sites, including Twitter.
72. Digsby: This download helps you manage all your IM, email, and social network accounts from one easy-to-use application. Get news feeds for Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook with Digsby.
Best For People on the Go
Do you access Twitter mostly from your phone or mobile device? Then take a look at these must have applications for the iPhone, Blackberry, and more.
73. TwitterFone: Send messages directly to Twitter using your voice. Just sign up for an account, register, and begin posting immediately.
74. PocketTweets: This program was designed and built with the iPhone user in mind. See the latest tweets from your contacts, update your status remotely, or see what’s happening around the world by viewing the public timeline.
75. Viigo for Blackberry: This free download gives users one click access to news, weather, markets, stock portfolios, and Twitter. Just program your interests and choose with the touch of a button. Also available for iPhone.
76. Twitter for iPhone: Like the name says, this application is designed to scale Twitter specifically for the iPhone. You can talk to friends, view profiles, and add or delete all directly from your phone.
77. TwitterBerry: This free application gives Blackberry owners plenty of room to post tweets. You can also read friends’ time lines, sort through messages, and search your tweet history.
78. Twapper: With no login required, you can access Twitter directly from your mobile phone. View and post updates, send messages, and more with Twapper.
79. Phweet: Use this free service to turn Twitter into a phone. Invite friends to talk without the need to exchange numbers. You can also do conference calls.
80. Qik: Send videos from your phone directly to your Twitter account. You can also post videos, as well as view the most current and popular ones.
81. MoTwit: This application is designed especially for Palm OS users. Send tweets, get shortcuts, and more with Mo Twit.
82. Twitxr: Share pictures on Twitter and other sites with this free service. For use with the iPhone, Windows Mobile, Nokia, Motorola, and many others.
83. Twitter Spellcheck: Perfect for those who post in a hurry and don’t have time to edit. Just send the unpublished tweet to Lily to get errors and corrections.
84. Xpenser: Record your expenses on Twitter as they come in. Then access them using your mobile device to manage, analyze, or export.
Customize Twitter
For those sick of their accounts looking exactly like everyone else’s, visit the below sites for backgrounds, buttons, and a ton of ways to customize your Twitter account.
85. Twitpic: No need to sign up for this service to begin posting photos directly to your Twitter account. Post by phone, Twitter.com, or their API.
86. Twiddeo: Customize your tweets even further by using this site to post videos. Upload from the web, camera phone, or webcam.
87. Twitplus: Use this site to create custom tweets with pictures, videos, and more to share with friends and followers.
88. TwitterBacks: This database contains tons of free backgrounds for Twitter. You can also use Flickr to add your own custom background.
89. TwitterKeys: Enhance your tweets with these cut and paste icons. This floating window allows you to drop any of their custom keys into your messages.
90. twi8r: Translate shorthand or text speak into actual English or reverse with this free and easy to use site.
92. Phantasmagoria: This download makes it easy to apply effects and improvements to all your digital images. For use with Twitter as well as Flickr.
93. RetweetMe: Send yourself a reminder through Twitter with this website. Perfect for those who get caught up in tweets.
94. Remember the Milk: Send yourself tasks and to do lists with this free service. You can also check completed tasks, send tasks to others, and more.
95. VisualTwitter: Sick of answering “What are you doing?” with text? Then use this free service to answer with a picture.
96. Widgets Lab: This site provides a Twitter button generator. Choose from different styles to make your own custom buttons.
97. Siah Design: Siah provides visitors with custom buttons for their tweets. Also of note are the free animated buttons.
98. Twitty Tunes: For those with Firefox and Foxy Tunes, this application works similarly for Twitter. Post songs, websites, and videos directly to your account with this application.
99. Twitter Patterns: Select from several styles to add a design pattern to your Twitter background.
100. Tweetake: Did you customize your Twitter page perfectly only to lose it to a glitch? Then visit Tweetake to automatically back up your account.