Use Twellow to Find Twitter Tweeple to Follow, Tweet, and Retweet!

twellowHow’s that for Twitter language!? 🙂 I am so excited today to share a guest post by Publicity Hound’s Joan Stewart. If you’ve been to any of my general online presence classes or my Take Action Social Media course you’ve heard me recommend using Twellow as a way to find like-minded people to follow (and get followed back) who have something in common with you or are in your geographical location. I’m so glad Joan wrote this quick tip that I can share with you. Be sure to also click over to her blog to read a more in-depth article about Twellow, including screen shots!

Thanks, Joan!

Twellow Tips

If you’re on Twitter, and you’re trying to target people in a particular niche and follow them so they’ll follow you, but you don’t know where to find them, use

It’s the Twitter Yellow Pages, and its advanced search function allows you to really drill down into some very narrow niches, even geographically. For example, while doing research for a corporate client, I was able to find nutrition experts and mommy bloggers in Illinois and Wisconsin. By visiting their profile pages on Twitter, I could check out their tweets and decide if they were worth following.

More Twellow tips:

  • Click on the Search tab and review all the ways you can search.
  • Take advantage of Twellow’s 2,000-character profile, and link to your website and blog from relevant keywords within the bio.
  • Choose up to 10 categories where you want to be listed.
  • Use Twellow’s “stickers” for your website and blog, so visitors know to find you on Twellow.
  • Use TwellowHood, the giant map of the world, so you can find people who live in a certain city and tweet. I found several business people in my own small town whom I might hire to help with things like graphics and even interior decorating in my home.

Oh, did I mention all this is free? Find out more and see my screen shots on my blog:

6 powerful ways for Twitterers to use Twellow

Joan Stewart is a publicity expert, speaker, trainer, consultant and former newspaper editor who will show you how to use traditional and social media to establish credibility, enhance your reputation, position yourself as an expert, sell more products and services and promote a favorite cause or issue. Visit her website or blog to learn more.

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  • Ruth January 23, 2011, 11:25 am

    Great info, I had never signed up before but am now. Thanks!

  • S Emerson, HTML Basic Tutor
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    January 23, 2011, 4:20 pm

    I have used Twellow to find people to follow. I also registered to get control of my user name and so people can find me.

  • auto adfly March 27, 2012, 10:23 am

    I am truly grateful to the owner of this web site who has shared this great piece of writing at at this time.

  • Tammy Forsythe April 12, 2014, 11:46 am

    I found some great local follows…especially since I have recently become a Idahoan .


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