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With the explosive growth of Twitter, it is imperative that we keep our ears to the train tracks and know what’s coming and what’s going. I’ve had Tweet Alerts from set up for some time which is why I pop up in random places on Twitter and surprise people! makes it easy to set up alerts and it functions similarly to Google Alerts- create a free account, tell it your email and twitter, and set it up to alert you if someone mentions your name on Twitter, or monitor conversations by entering keywords like a subdivision, a builder or a brokerage. What will you set up your alerts for?

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Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.



  1. Gerry (RealtyMan) Bourgeois

    October 8, 2008 at 9:31 pm

    I’ve been using TweetBeeps for a while now. Works well! Great idea (especially for Brand Management).

  2. Brian Tercero

    October 8, 2008 at 9:40 pm

    I have been using tweetbeeps for about a month now. I feel like a super spy, I have key words pinned down and it alerts me when anyone is twittering about my words.

    Then I can jump on into the conversation, and you never know where twittering will lead you!

  3. Robquig

    October 8, 2008 at 9:45 pm

    Thanks for this one. I didn’t know it existed. I spend a lot of time sleuthing around on This will be so much easier 😉

  4. ines

    October 8, 2008 at 9:50 pm

    this has to be one of the coolest Twitter tools – so many times I would miss important comments…….and I also make surprise appearances!

  5. Pamela Kabati

    October 9, 2008 at 8:03 am

    Hi Lani! Thanks for tip re Twitter. I just signed up, and I can see where this will both save me a lot of time, and help me be a better contributor in the Twitter world. (smiles)

  6. Daniel Rothamel, The Real Estate Zebra

    October 9, 2008 at 8:51 am

    How is this different from

  7. Lani Anglin-Rosales

    October 9, 2008 at 9:11 am

    Daniel, like Google alerts, it collects the mentions of your chosen keywords and emails them to you. In other words, it’s automated so you don’t have to manually monitor or open your RSS feed reader for what I’ve found to be results that are less timely than Tweet Beep emails. It’s all automated for you and can report to your email as it happens which for some search terms is crucial.

  8. Jim Duncan

    October 9, 2008 at 9:18 am

    One a related topic – check this out – Google Alerts via RSS!

  9. Mr. Google Alerts

    March 12, 2009 at 11:10 am

    I prefer using TweetDeck to monitor Twitter search terms. It is real-time, and I can see multiple streams of searches at the same time.

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