I had intended to make Twitterology part of the “J-Term” focus for SMUG, but with the launch of Sharing Mayo Clinic I’m still behind both in the Twitter curriculum and in the evaluation of the pros and cons (and the step-by-step process) of moving from WordPress.com to a self-hosted WordPress blog.
Time to get started!
Tweetdeck and Twhirl are desktop applications for your computer that help you manage your interactions with Twitter to be more effective and efficient. Nine months ago, Chris Miller compared the two and though Twhirl was better. In this post I’m not attempting an exhaustive comparison, but just hopefully giving you a taste of what you can do, so you will be encouraged to explore the benefits of each for yourself.