This is a brief update for auto-retweeting on Twitter. Some time ago I wrote a post about my experience with Yahoo pipes, but now I don’t need to “invent” anything anymore.
RoundTeam provides quick and convenient solution for retweeting automatically anything we want. RoundTeam is online service, which is created to do automatic retweets on behalf of your Twitter account. Using this tool you can define what to retweet: #hashtags, @mentions or just keywords. Also you can define from whom to retweet: from your followers, from those who are followed by you, or from all Twitter. Another useful feature – you can set up retweeting from any Public Twitter list. That means you can retweet from any particular Twitter account or even a group of accounts just by including them into Twitter list.
Let’s have a look on how it works. Login to RoundTeam. No registration needed. You will see the dashboard like this:
Link Twitter account which will make automatic retweets. It can be either account you used to login or any other your Twitter account. I added the same account which I used to login. (Note numbers of your followers/following at the next screenshot – brilliant idea! – it also shows the +/- difference in numbers since last login, so you can always track your progress!):
Define any retweet parameters you want. First, choose the auditory you want to retweet from. I chose “Followers”. Then add #hashtag, @mention or keyword you want to be retweeted.
You are done now! Enjoy your retweet feed! You can make changes to your settings anytime. Hope you’ll enjoy user-friendly interface of this service.
And here is the simple screenshot illustrating how “List” feature looks like:
More details about configuring Lists feature you can find here: RoundTeam FAQ
One more thing, there is a very useful in my opinion feature called “Email aliases”. If you want to register new Twitter account for your retweeting purposes, you will need to provide new email address. RoundTeam saves your time by providing email aliases – create your “roundteam.co” email and link it to your current email address (Gmail, Yahoo etc.). Just 2 seconds and you are done:
Here what we finally got:
In conclusion, I can mention several use cases RoundTeam can help you with:
- you can fill your Twitter feed with interesting retweets, relevant to your account’s topic. More about it here: Aggregate Updates.
- you can promote your Twitter account – it is not a secret that people follow those, who have bright, the most up-to-date information in their feeds;
- you can engage the interest of other Twitter users by retweeting them (nobody knows that you do it automatically! RoundTeam just saves your time and effort, but on Twitter nobody can find out if it is manual RT or auto-RT unless you’ll tell them!)
- unique opportunity on Twitter – you can establish conversations among your followers. No one other application or Twitter itself can allow you to do this! Right now Twitter is just micro-blog, but using RoundTeam you can create and develop communities. All you need to do is just to think about your unique #hashtag, add it to be retweeted from Followers in your RoundTeam account and inform your buddies to tweet with this #hashtag when they want to say something to the community. RoundTeam will retweet this message and every your Follower will see it in your account’s feed without the necessity to follow or be followed by other community members. More about community building with RoundTeam here: Community Building.
Using the service is completely free. Moreover, they have nice customer support and you can get your problems solved at the quickest. You should give RoundTeam a try now!