How to Master Twitter Search: Searching for Tweets by Device
Since writing my last post about Twitter search, I've found a few terms that you can use to get even more from searching Twitter. The most interesting one I've found is "Source", which lets you filter Tweets by the device from which they are sent.
How to Master Twitter Search: Basic Boolean Operators and Filters
Twitter’s rich search functionality is one its best features. Sadly, it is also one of its least understood and least used features. However, with a little practice and a few tricks, anyone can turn Twitter search into a powerful tool for finding the real-time thoughts of humanity.
What To Do When Someone Follows You: Five Steps to Twitter Mastery
This is the moment of truth. What do you do after you’ve been followed? The actions taken after receiving a new follower separate the eggs from the eagles on Twitter. These next moments will define your relationship with this person.
The Art of Subtweeting
In the complex and shifting social rituals of Twitter, nothing is more misunderstood and poorly executed than the Subtweet. Elusive in its perfection, deadly when used correctly, pathetic and laughable in the hands of a amatuer--- it is a delicate art only mastered by an illuminated few.
The Subtle Rules of Following
The first post in this series deals with following. At its core, Twitter is about following who interests you and being followed by as many people as possible. This post is not about building up followers; there are already plenty of excellent articles about building up your follower base. This post will focus on how best to comport yourself during the complex kabuki dance of Twitter following.


How to Analyze your own Tweets

14. January 2014

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How to Export and Analyze Your Twitter Archive

Twitter lets you do a lot with its data. One of the most under utilized things you can do with Twitter data is exporting and analyzing your own tweets. The main reason people don’t use take advantage of this feature is  because it’s a complex and time consuming process to organize the information they give you. It […]

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1. October 2013

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How to Master Twitter Search: Searching for Tweets by Device

Since writing my last post about Twitter search, I’ve found a few terms that you can use to get even more from searching Twitter. The most interesting one I’ve found is “Source”, which lets you filter Tweets by the device from which they are sent. Here’s how to use “Source”: “Source” works like the filters […]

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26. April 2013

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How to Master Twitter Search: Basic Boolean Operators and Filters

Twitter’s rich search functionality is one of its best features. Sadly, it is also one of its least understood and least used features. However, with a little practice and a few tricks, anyone can turn Twitter search into a powerful tool for finding the real-time thoughts of humanity. A crash course in Twitter search. Twitter […]

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17. October 2012

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What To Do When Someone Follows You: Five Steps to Twitter Mastery

What to do When Someone Follows You On Twitter

We’ve all experienced this magical moment. You get a *bleep* on your phone, or a notification in your browser. You hurriedly refresh your feed and, lo and behold, it’s a new follower! This is one of the best moments in all of Twitter: being followed. The rush of excitement, joy, and a touch of narcissism […]

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14. October 2012

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The Art of Subtweeting

In the complex and shifting social rituals of Twitter, nothing is more misunderstood and poorly executed than the Subtweet. Elusive in its perfection, deadly when used correctly, pathetic and laughable in the hands of a amatuer— it is a delicate art only mastered by an illuminated few. For the handful of people who grasp the […]

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