44 (of the) Best Twitter Articles and Blog Posts of 2009

March 23, 2010

There’s no doubt that Twitter is a phenomenon. It’s now the third-largest social network (behind Facebook and MySpace), the fastest-growing, and used by 75% of b2b companies. How can you optimize your organization’s use of Twitter? What are the best ways to search on this platform? How can you measure results? What are the best tools for increasing your effectiveness and efficiency on Twitter?

Best Twitter Articles and Blog Posts of 2009 - WebbiquityDiscover the answers to these questions and others in this collection of some of the best blog posts and articles about Twitter from the past year.

Twitter Tips & Tactics

The Twitter Guide Book by Mashable
????? 5 stars

How-To: Create a Unique Twitter Background (UPDATED) by Interactive Insights Group
Robin Broitman

Twenty-One Top Twitter Tips by Forbes
Daniel Adler

HOW TO: Get the Most Out of Twitter #Hashtags by Mashable
Ben Parr

How to score the coveted retweet by iMedia Connection
Reid Carr

Free Twitter Backgrounds: 26 Sites To Get Them by Web Resources Depot

Twitter, chat and text messaging abbreviations by SearchCRM

Find Local People on Twitter Using NearbyTweets by Flyte Blog
Rich Brooks

The Top Five Essentials for a Successful Company Twitterfeed by KaneCo conversations
Jennifer Kane

Top 10 Twitter Basics Questions Answered by Junta42
Joe Pulizzi

10 Ways To Grow Your Twitter Influence by Knowledge Enthusiast
Matthew Royse

Ten Things you Must Know before Using Twitter by Tech n’ Marketing
Hillel Fuld

9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On by jasonyormark.com
Jason Yormark
????? 5 stars

Twitter Search

Twitter Search Queries You Should Know by Magicomm Blog

Twitter Search Tips For B2B Marketers by Search Engine Land
Galen DeYoung

Five More Search Tools You Should Know: Twitter Edition by Search Engine Land
Matt McGee

Twitter Metrics & Measurement

6 Ways to Measure Your Twitter Voice by iMedia Connection
Daniel Flamberg

Twitter Analytics: Five Practical, Lesser Known Free Tools for B2B Professionals by ScoopDog’s Blog
????? 5 stars

3 Ways to Track Your Rank on Twitter by ProgrammableWeb
Adam DuVander

Twitter Insights & Observations

Following on Twitter: Quality vs Quantity by Hasai

25 of the Best Designed Twitter Homepages by Design Reviver

10 Basic Rules Of Twitter (And How To Avoid Being A Twanker) by Social Media Today
Rohit Bhargava

Twitter’s hidden marketing superpowers by iMedia Connection
Madhuri Shekar

Best Practices for Corporate Twittering by Social Media Today
Tom Humbarger

10 People You Won’t See on Twitter Anymore by Mashable
Jennifer Van Grove

Visualizing Twitter Statistics x100 by Digital Buzz Blog
Aden Hepburn

The Marketing Power of the Retweet: An Interview With Dan Zarrella by Social Media Examiner
Michael Stelzner

5 Reasons to Use the New Twitter List Feature by Duct Tape Marketing
John Jantsch

The 14 Types of Twitter Personalities by Media Caffeine

Here’s Hard Data for Headlines that Spread on Twitter by Copyblogger
Dan Zarrella

6 Twitter Tips You Should Have Figured Out on Your Own by Tech n’ Marketing
Hillel Fuld

Twitter Tools

105 Twitter Applications for PR Professionals by Everything PR
Genesis Davies


101 Twitter Tools – an insane list by marcmeyer’s posterous
Marc Meyer
????? 5 stars

The Ultimate List of Twitter Tools by The Social Media Guide
Matthew Tommasi
????? 5 stars


10 essential Twitter apps for marketers by iMedia Connection
Tricia Despres

TwitBacks (tool for creating custom Twitter backgrounds)

6 Twitter Apps for Marketing Your Business by Quick Online Tips
Sourish Nath

Twitter Critiques & Skepticism

Why Twitter will soon become obsolete by iMedia Connection
Jason Clark
(Interesting that this article was written nine months ago, but this hasn’t happened yet.)

Why Twitter Needs Its Bottom Spanked by Social Media Today
Jason Baer

The Twitter Revolution For Business May Not Be Televised by MediaPost Online Media Daily
Drew Kerr

Twitter Brings Lower Quality Clicks by eLearning Technology
Tony Karrer

And Finally…

Why Twitter Will Endure by The New York Times
David Carr

Post to Twitter

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

3 Responses

  1. Thank you for the mention of my blog post. I am honored to be included on this excellent list.

  2. Tom 

    No worries Matt, great stuff!

Leave a Reply