14+ Useful Twitter Apps to Help You Grow Your Freelance Business

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Twitter is a great social media tool for freelancers. It can be used for marketing, networking, to find jobs, and so much more. Plus, it’s free.

If you’ve been reading Freelance Folder for a while, you know that we’ve already published a lot of helpful posts on how to get them most out of Twitter.

One of the great things about Twitter is that there are a lot of third party tools available to expand how you use Twitter. In this post, I provide an overview to 15 of the top Twitter apps.

Whether you’re already a Twitter user, or just thinking about getting started, you’ll want to read to this post.

Helpful Twitter Apps for Freelancers

There are many Twitter Apps for freelancers. It would be hard to list every single one of them. However, we have gathered some of the most popular apps for you. In alphabetical order, here are 15 apps that most freelancers should find useful:

  1. Bufferapp. This tool allows you to schedule tweets throughout the day. It also tracks engagement levels. You can also use it to manage posts to other social media accounts. A free version is available.
  2. Carbon. This free Android app is known for it’s mobile-friendly design and ease of use. It’s easy to use with simple gestures. It also supports image viewing.
  3. Echofon. This is another Twitter client known for its streamlined display. There are versions for Mac and PC users as well as iOS and Android users. You can sync Twitter between your different devices. A free version is available.
  4. Falcon Pro. This is a free app that is popular with Android users. The interface can be customized by the user. Another popular feature is that you can favorite specific users. Setting up a new account can be tricky due to Twitter token limits.
  5. Follower Wonk. This Twitter analytics tool is from the highly regarded folks at Moz (formerly SEOmoz). It lets you analyze who your followers are in a variety of ways. There is a free trial available.
  6. Hootsuite. This tool lets you manage multiple social media accounts, including Twitter. It allows you to schedule messages and runs analytics on your social media usage. Android and iOS apps are available. A free level is available.
  7. Plume. This is an Android app to help you manage your Twitter use. Plume uses a left-hand menu and columns. If you download the free version you will have to put up with ads.
  8. Social Mention. This is real-time search engine that lets you search for content across social media platforms, including Twitter. It also provides a variety of analytics and can send alerts on topics of your choosing.
  9. TweetBot. If you’re looking for a robust iOS Twitter client for your mobile device or a Twitter tool for your Mac, this might be it. One popular feature is the ability to choose between single and multiple windows for the timeline.
  10. TweetCaster. This app is available for a wide variety of platforms, including Android and iOS. The app’s search function is one of its stronger features. There is a pro version and a free version.
  11. TweetDeck. I’ve been using TweetDeck to manage my Twitter accounts for several years now. This popular free tool is now owned by Twitter. It works on the PC or Mac platform. It allows you to customize columns to view your timeline, messages, mentions, and searches.
  12. Tweriod. Did you ever wonder when the best time to send out tweets is? This tool answers that question with regular reports and other analytics. There are various pricing levels available, based on the number of followers.
  13. Twicca. This is a free Android app that has many features, including the ability to color code lists and a great image viewer. The interface is clean and easy to use.
  14. Twubs. This is an interesting Twitter tool that allows you to register hashtags, schedule chats, and more. If you regularly participate in Twitter chats, this may be useful for you. They also maintain a hashtag directory.
  15. Twylah. This Twitter is designed to help you with branding on Twitter. The tool offers the ability to power tweet. They also provide a free brand assessment.

Your Turn

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