Manage your Twitter Followers Effectively thru Gmail InboxBy Sanjeev Mishra on March 25, 2009@clickonf5
Twitter users are growing day by day and people use this tool for social media networking and search engine optimization (SEO). Many people raised this question that how to manage twitter followers without devoting so much time. There are so many tools available to manage your twitter followers, but if you don’t have time to use those tools then use you Gmail mailbox to manage them effectively.
Condition: You should have Gmail ID and that should be the ID for communication on Twitter.Â
Say your Gmail ID is : firstname.lastname@example.org
Steps to manage your Twitter Followers using Gmail Inbox
Step 1: Login to your Gmail account and check a mail from Twitter
Step 2: Twitter send you a mail whenever someone follows you there, so open any of that mail which you got recently.
Step 3: Note down the email ID from which the mail came to you. In case of above example ID, the sender’s mail would be
Step 4: Create a filter to get the twitter mail labeled as well as delivered in a separate folder (other than the Inbox). To create a filter, click on the “Create filter” button at the top of you mailbox (as shown below).
Step 5: A new window will appear. There you need to fill the “From” column with the email ID from Step 3. Click on the “Next Step” button after that.
Step 6: Now filter the mails from the email ID mentioned in the “From” column in such a way that it should skip the Inbox of Gmail account, get labeled with some name and then it should move into a separate folder named by you (for me its twitter). The next screen will ask you for these things as shown below,
Â Step 7: Click on the “Create Filter” button. You are done. Now you have a clean Inbox in Gmail and you can manage your twitter followers by replying them with a welcome message or sending them a link of your blog. This way you can use twitter more effectively.
You can choose the option as “Not to skip the Inbox” but get labeled with some name and color. This way you can directly look at the labeled mails and respond to them.
Go ahead and find the people near you who are using Twitter and manage them effectively in a very simple and faster way.