Twitter List Manager: Follow anonymously, track hashtags, and more!

Circleboom
15 min readFeb 1, 2022

Twitter offers a vast network of individuals and companies to interact with. Currently, Twitter has over 390 million monthly users who post 500 million tweets in total every day. The average lifespan of a tweet is estimated as 18 minutes. So, keeping up with your Twitter timeline might be difficult for you if you don’t want to miss critical updates.

Fortunately, there’s a quick and easy method to classify your Twitter feed into specific categories so you can stay on top of the critical discussions in your marketplace: Twitter lists.

Even if you don’t follow many Twitter accounts, Twitter lists can help you engage with your audience more effectively as you can categorize and monitor your followings in a more organized way.

But still, Twitter list management can also be a challenging business if you don’t know how to use them properly.

In this article, we aim to help you understand how Twitter lists work and create great Twitter lists with the ultimate Twitter list manager of Circleboom Twitter.

What is a Twitter list?

A Twitter list is a collection of Twitter accounts hand-picked by you or other Twitter users. Twitter users may make their own lists or subscribe to those published by others. When you view a Twitter list timeline, Twitter will only display the tweets from the specified accounts you added to the list.

An individual Twitter user can establish up to 1,000 Lists, each with a maximum of 5,000 accounts. Twitter Lists are designed to assist individuals and companies in monitoring and staying engaged in conversations on Twitter by allowing them to follow tweets from certain persons.

What is the purpose of Twitter list management?

If you know the ways for proper Twitter list management, you can create meaningful resources for your business and audience. Here are some ideas to use Twitter lists to enhance your business.

#1 Get updates from your industry

Let’s say that you are in the fashion industry. By creating a dedicated Twitter list with fashion bloggers, industry leaders, and new sources using the ultimate Twitter list manager of Circleboom Twitter, you can get instant updates from your industry without noisy distractions in your crowded timeline.

#2 Follow your competitors

Understandably, you don’t want to follow your competitors on Twitter directly as they will receive a notification about your action. So, does this mean that you need to visit their Twitter page every day to keep up with their novelties?

Thanks to Twitter lists, the answer is no. You can basically create a private Twitter list with Circleboom’s Twitter list manager and follow your competitors without them knowing.

#3 Get consumer insights

Knowing your target audience is one of the critical factors of success. It is nearly impossible to build an effective marketing strategy if you don’t have any information about their lifestyles, preferences, needs, and desires.

An excellent way to get to know your audience is to create a private Twitter list including your loyal customers. This will help you to understand who they are and what they expect.

#4 Create a resource library

Another way to boost your presence on social media is to become an industry thought leader by establishing yourself as a reliable source of information. And putting together a Twitter resource library with a Twitter list manager is a terrific way to get started.

You can get your most-trusted accounts by topic or category together and make a public Twitter list to share it more efficiently with the rest of the world.

There are many other ways to use Twitter lists in your marketing strategy. But for now, let’s move on to how to create great Twitter lists with Circleboom’s Twitter List Manager.

How to create great Twitter Lists with Circleboom?

Circleboom’s Twitter list manager offers you different ways to create Twitter lists. You can export your following and friends lists to Circleboom Twitter and create a Twitter list by picking the accounts you want to add from your following and friends lists.

Or, you can create a Twitter list by exporting other Twitter users’ followings or friends and choosing the ones you want with the Circleboom Twitter list manager.

Is that all? Of course not! You can also track hashtags and keywords to find peers you are looking for. With Circleboom’s Hashtag Tracker, you can find new peers and make Twitter lists to follow without them knowing.

1) Search new peers considering their bio, location, language, or even follower/following numbers

Circleboom’s Smart Search tool also enables you to locate the relevant profiles depending on the places you’re looking for if you demand a location-based search.

If you want to do a more specific search, Circleboom Twitter’s Smart Search Tool is the correct answer for you! The Smart Search tool assists you in locating your target audience. With this tool, you can filter the results by location, language, follower/following numbers, date of signing up on Twitter, location, language, and bio.

Smart Search allows you to search across millions of Twitter public profiles that Circleboom Twitter cache and update on a daily basis to provide you with the most up-to-date results.

Once you find your target audience with the Smart Search Tool, you can create a Twitter List with the ultimate Twitter List Manager of Circleboom.

Below, you can check the guide to learn how to use the Smart Search Tool for the best result.

Step #1: Go to Circleboom Twitter and log in to your account.

If you don’t have a Circleboom Twitter account, it takes only seconds to create one.

Step #2: Select the “Search” option on the left-hand menu.

Then, click “Smart Search” in the dropdown menu.

Step #3: You can use the keyword search bar to look for specific keywords in profiles, bios, tweets, and names.

For instance, if you are interested in finding people in e-learning, you can search for e-learning. Then, click “Search,” and Circleboom Twitter will gather a list of users interested in that subject.

Step #4: To narrow down your results, you can use the filters in the following section.

These filters can help you find a more niche audience relevant to your interest areas.

  • Filter by profile features

You can narrow down your results by eliminating eggheads, fake and spam accounts, non-verified accounts, talkative and inactive profiles.

  • Filter by friends, followers, and tweet counts

You can determine a specific range for tweets, followers, and friends. For instance, you can specify a minimum amount to find people who have at least 1000 followers.

  • Filter by Twitter join date

You can also narrow down the results by specifying a range for Twitter join date. For example, if you don’t want to see the new Twitter users, you can filter them and see only Twitter users who have been on Twitter for at least one year.

  • Filter by location

If you are running a small business and trying to reach out to potential local customers, you can specify your region to find your local target audience.

  • Filter by language

If the people don’t speak the same language as you, or you want to reach out to people who speak a specific language, this filter will do the trick for you.

Step #5: Once you arrange all your filter preferences, click the blue “Search” button to curate your list.

Now, it’s time to select the ones you want to add to your Twitter List. Check the small square boxes next to the users and click “Add to my Twitter List” to complete the process.

You can also check our Click here to master Circleboom’s Smart Search.

Hands-on video tutorial:

2) Track hashtags and Keywords and find peers to follow

You can run both a Twitter hashtag search and a Twitter keyword search in a few simple steps, as shown below:

Step #1: To begin, log in to Circleboom Twitter using your active email address.

If you don’t already have a Circleboom account, you can create one in less than a minute!

Step #2: Continue and authorize the dashboard with your Twitter account once you’ve logged in to Circleboom.

The entire procedure will be completed in a matter of seconds!

Step #3: To execute a Twitter hashtag search or a Twitter keyword search, go to the left-hand menu and select “Search” and then “Live Search.”

You’ll find both a Twitter hashtag tracker and a Twitter keyword tracker in the same dashboard!

Step #4: You can now type any keyword or hashtag to keep your hashtag or keyword tracking going.

The findings of the live hashtag tracker will be displayed immediately.

When new tweets and users join the related hashtag or term you’re tracking, Circleboom will give you real-time search results.

You’ll get different results from the current Twitter feed each time you search for a hashtag. To reach your target audience, you should continuously monitor hashtags or topics on Twitter.

Hands-on video:

3) Search for someone else’s followers and friends

Instead of looking for a needle in a haystack, this method can help you find your target audience more effortlessly. If this sounds appealing to you, you can follow the guide below to expand your circle with Circleboom’s Twitter list manager.

Step #1: Let’s log in to your Circleboom Twitter account.

If you don’t have one, you can create a new one in a few seconds.

Step #2: You will see the “Search” module on the left-hand menu; click it.

Then, choose “Account Search” on the dropdown menu.

Step #3: To export the followers’ list of another user, select “Display Followers.” You may also opt to see who they follow by selecting “Display Friends.”

Then, in the search field, type the Twitter account’s username.

Step #4: Select the appropriate option to send inactive users to the bottom of the list.

When you’re done, tap “Show Friends” or “Show Followers.”

Step #5: You may use the keyword search box to find a specific account.

Also, you can filter the eggheads, inactive, or private accounts by using the appropriate filter options.

Step #6: Now, it is time to make your selection for your Twitter list. You should check the box next to the Twitter users.

Once you complete your selection, click the blue “Add to Twitter list” button on top of your list.

Step #7: As you click it, a window will appear. If you want to make a new Twitter list, choose the appropriate option and select a name for your list.

Then, to finish the procedure, click “Add selection to this list.”

Bonus Tip: With Circleboom Twitter List Manager, you can also detect inactive accounts and non-followers and create a Twitter list of them to remove them from your followings.

This method can help you follow them through the Twitter list and have a better following/follower ratio.

Hands-on video:

4) Check for who’s not following you back

A good following/follower ratio can help you have a more appealing Twitter account. This is one of the first criteria for many Twitter users while deciding whether to follow or not follow the account.

If you want to find the non-followers and create a Twitter list with Circleboom Twitter list manager, you can use The Circle tool and select the “Not Following Back” module. Or, select the “Inactive” module to create a Twitter list out of them using Circleboom Twitter list manager.

Then, just like in the previous guides, pick the accounts and select “create a Twitter list.”

Now, you can go back to your Twitter account and remove these accounts and keep up with their updates through your Twitter list.

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5) Check who you follow back or who you don’t

Let’s start with creating a Twitter list from your existing followings and followers with Circleboom’s Twitter list manager.

Step #1: Log in to your Circleboom Twitter account.

If you don’t have one yet, you can easily create a new one by clicking “Create a new account.”

Step #2: Find and click the “The Circle” module on the left-hand menu.

As you click it, a dropdown menu will appear. Here, select the “All your Friends” option.

Step #3: After a few seconds, Circleboom Twitter will export your Twitter followers listing, allowing you to see who you follow and who follows you back.

When you access the list, you may sort them by tweet count, friends, followers, latest tweet, and when they joined the network.

If you’re looking for a specific account, you can use the keyword search query.

Step #4: Now, it is time to create your Twitter list with the Twitter list manager. You should check the box next to the users you want to add to your Twitter list.

When you are done with your selection, click the “Add to Twitter List” button.

Step #5: Once you click it, a new window will open. If you wish to create a new list, select the appropriate option, and give a name to your Twitter list.

Then, click “Add selection to this list” to complete the process.

You can also create Twitter lists from other Twitter users’ followings and followers lists with Circleboom’s Twitter list manager. It is a great way to expand your social circle by reaching out to your niche audience.

Let’s say that you are in the gym business and want to engage with the sports community in your area. You can export the followers of local sports influencers with Circleboom’s Twitter list manager and create a Twitter list to get updates and interact with them when you see an opportunity.

Hands-on video:

6) List your verified Twitter accounts and follow them through Twitter Lists

Besides our personal connections, we all follow celebrities, thought leaders, influencers, and brands on Twitter which are generally verified accounts. You may follow these accounts to get updates from the industry, keep up with the novelties or obtain reliable, up-to-date information.

But it can be hard to keep up with all the tweets from these accounts with all the noises on your Twitter timeline. With Circleboom Twitter, you can quickly get a list of verified accounts you follow and create a dedicated Twitter List to avoid missing any updates.

Here, you can find a detailed guide to creating a Twitter List with verified accounts you follow.

Step #1: Log in to your Circleboom Twitter account.

If you don’t have one yet, you can easily create a new one.

Step #2: Open the left-hand menu, and select the “Search” option.

As you click it, a dropdown menu will open. Here, select “All My Followers.”

Step #3: Check the “Show only verified” checkbox on the dashboard to get a list of verified Twitter accounts.

You may utilize the filter by keywords, hashtags, usernames, or language and location option to narrow down verified accounts.

Step #4: Now, you can make your selection by checking the square box next to the Twitter accounts.

Once you finalize your selection, click the “Add to Twitter List” button.

If you want to learn more about Twitter Verified Accounts, you can check our guide, “How to get verified on Twitter in 2022”.

Hands-on video tutorial:

7) Categorize your following list by their language and make lists for each

If you are a multilingual person, there is a great chance that you follow Twitter accounts using different languages. Maybe you want to keep up with another region’s news for your business purposes, or you have international friends.

It can be hard to follow their updates through a crowded Twitter timeline. Thanks to Circleboom Twitter, you can easily filter your followings by language and create a Twitter List with its ultimate Twitter List Manager. As you organize your Twitter friends with Twitter Lists, it becomes much easier to form a strong bond in your relations.

You can follow the guide below to categorize your Twitter following list by their language and create Twitter lists.

Step #1: Log in to Circleboom Twitter using an active e-mail address.

If you don’t already have one, you can obtain one in a matter of seconds.

Step #2: Open the left-hand menu and select “The Circle.”

Once you click it, a dropdown menu will open. Here, select “Filter by Language.”

Step #3: A new dashboard will appear, allowing you to filter your friends based on the language they speak.

You may search for accounts in any language on the dashboard.

Step #4: After you’ve completed your search, you’ll be able to select which Twitter accounts you want to add to your Twitter List.

You should check the square box next to the users and then click “Add to Twitter List.”

We also have a hands-on video to help you filter your Twitter followings by language:

If you have an iOS device, you also enjoy all these steps through the Circleboom iOS app announced!

https://apps.apple.com/app/id1543902484

Final Thoughts

Here is the fact that nobody can object to: Twitter is a crowded place. So, it can be hard to keep up with everything on your timeline. Fortunately, with Twitter lists, you can organize your circle on Twitter and ensure that you don’t miss anything important.

Circleboom’s excellent Twitter list manager can help you create Twitter lists more effectively. You can export your following and followers lists, detect inactive accounts and non-followers and make a Twitter list out of them to enhance your following/follower ratio.

Also, you can export other Twitter users’ following and followers lists and create Twitter lists by picking the ones you want to follow without them knowing. This way, you can boost your social listening with Circleboom’s Twitter List manager.

Originally published at https://blog.circleboom.com on February 1, 2022.

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