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"How to Save Time and Filter the Noise with a Great Twitter Tool – TweetDeck"

I have been using “TweetDeck” a lot recently, because as my followers on Twitter have grown, communicating as well as filtering the “noise” more efficiently has become a priority to save time and keep me sane.

Also, as I have spent more time on Twitter, being able to update my Facebook page in the one location is a great time saver.

As a tool it has lot more to offer once you learn how to use it and some of the features that I find useful are.

  • Lets me update my Facebook as well as do a tweet in one convenient location
  • I can also shorten a URL and send it with the Tweet and the Facebook update
  • Create Groups that I can track, like Social Media “Gurus”, Top Bloggers and Friends in an easy to view column format
  • It provides a feed from my Facebook page so I can see what is happening with my friends on Facebook
  • I can retweet from within Tweetdeck
  • I can update my favourites
  • Send a direct message
  • Add Twitpics to my Tweets
  • You can even email the tweet from TweetDeck

There are many other features and functions that are very useful, and I am sure as this software tool develops that it may become one of the premier Twitter tools on the market.

A good Video Tutorial I have seen on using “TweetDeck that I would highly recommend is by Christopher Hughes.

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  • Oana

    I also use TweetDeck and very happy with it. As there is waaaay to much info out there, this is a great help in filtering what’s relevant for me. And the updates are frequent and useful. The only thing I would add is an option to sync the desktop and the smartphone app = same columns, same accounts, etc.

    Cool post and thanks for sharing all your knowledge, I’m here to learn!


  • I totally
    agree with Terri… HootSuite and Sesmic started to gain space (at least with
    me) after Twitter practically killed TweetDeck…..

  • For all Google Chrome users who thought old Tweetdeck was better, try my Tweaked version called TweakDeck (idea based on the Android app):

  • I loved the old TweetDeck. Once the new version rolled out, I started using Hootsuite way more, but in the day, TweetDeck was by far the best.