Twitter Twitter Search Basics
Why Use Twitter Search?
With Twitter Search you can:
Monitor what people are saying about your business and industry.
Keep track of things that are interesting to you and find new and interesting people to follow.
Research and monitor your competition.
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From here you can find people talking about events and happenings in and around New Braunfels, Texas.
You can use this information in three ways:
Find and follow interesting people based on your search criteria.
- Interact with people already talking about your search topic by sending them an “@” message.
- Use the info as market research to find out what others are saying about a particular topic … including your competitors.
Let’s take our searching up a notch!
What if you wanted to just search for people talking about a meal they ate within 50 miles of New Braunfels?
Enter Twitter Advanced Search.
In a Browser, Go To: http://twitter.com/#!/search-advanced
In our example, we did a search for the word “meal” within 50 miles of New Braunfels, Texas.
Here's a result returned from our search. It's a tweet from a local restaurant —an example of something your business could do.
Here are some handy advanced search operators for Twitter. You can also find this guide online at: http://support.twitter.com/groups/31-twitter-basics/topics/110-search/articles/71577-how-to-use-advanced-twitter-search/.
One of the best features of Twitter Search is the ability to save searches.
Make sure you’re logged in to your profile, and type in your search term, like the name of your company, on the search bar at the top of your profile.
Once the results appear, you can choose to Save This Search.
Why Save A Search?
Saved searches save you time, and when used in combination with NutshellMail, allow you to monitor your search term.
Save Time with NutshellMail
You can use NutshellMail from Constant Contact to monitor your search terms, and get all of your results via email. Automatically. Any time. For free.
NutshellMail will help you save time, and make sure you don’t miss anything important.
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