Today’s connected world has both personal and professional individuals using multiple devices to connect and use their information. Desktops, laptops, tablets, music players and smartphones are multiple ways a person could use to reach their data. The cloud computing phase we are entering is in response to the need for people to be able to get to their data regardless of the device they are using.
Twitter is no different. There has been an uprising of Twitter applications that allow users to access multiple accounts remotely from a variety of different gadgets. Plus many of these users have multiple Twitter accounts to track and maintain as well. There are several Twitter apps for desktop, web and mobile users to help manage all of these accounts.
Mobile users have a few Twitter app options. Tweetie is the top of the stack according to popularity and is an iPhone app with multiple account support as one of its main benefits. TweetStack allows iPhone users to drag their TweetDeck options along and supports multiple accounts. Twitterrific is a free iPhone app that also has multiple account support. Pocketwit is great for Windows phone owners and is a well rounded Twitter app with multiple account support and access to groups, retweeting, an address book, and tweet shortening.
Those who use the web to access Twitter have a few choices as well. TwittBot allows multiple accounts and multiple users. Tweet3 actually gives users a dashboard for each of their accounts that can be customized. Splitweet was designed for multiple account management has streams tweets from all listed accounts and posts to multiple ones at once. TweetLater’s features include the ability to schedule tweets and post them in bulk.
For those who tweet from their PC or Mac, there are a few choices best suited for that style of access. One is Nambu, a tech lover’s dream for multiple account management. Tweetie for Mac so that Apple lovers don’t feel left out. Twibble Desktop which only gives users access to 3 accounts at a time. Seesmic Desktop has no account limitations so people with numerous Twitter accounts might like this app that is completely compatible with Facebook.
HootSuite is one of the better known apps for managing multiple Twitter accounts over the web. Plus it offers other features such as tweet scheduling, Twitter searching and a dashboard tweet view.
If you own a ton of Twitter accounts and cannot seem to juggle them all, then one of these apps is a great start towards streamlining your process and saving you time and, possibly, money.