Twitter lists are one of the most powerful features of Twitter, enabling users to slice and dice the thousands of people they follow into digestible mini-directories.
You can create your own lists – either public or private – or capitalize on other tweeps’ listwork and follow a list they’ve made. Twitter lists are under-utilized in general, but specifically so in terms of finding and following others’ well-curated lists that could save you time in your Twitter reading and help you form new contacts and leads.
And now, thanks to Twitter amping up each user’s capacity to support up to 1,000 lists with a maximum of 5,000 accounts in each, the possibilities are endless.
Our AllTwitterLister post series highlights notable Twitter lists that are worth your click of the “subscribe” button.
In this latest edition, here are six notable Twitter lists worth subscribing to this week:
· MLB’s Players: (523 members, 3,458 subscribers). The MLB maintains a list of past and present MLB players on Twitter.
· Maria Popova’s Misc. Interestingness: (40 members, 251 subscribers). Maria Popova, founder of the insanely popular blog Brain Pickings, has a “curated list of, well, great linker-curators of miscellaneous interestingness.”
· Time Out Shanghai’s Time Out Worldwide: (34 members, 7 subscribers). Globetrotter? You’ll like this list of all the Time Out international cities’ Twitter feeds, sharing happenings from Barcelona to Beirut.
· Inspiration Feed’s Graphic Design: (189 members, 108 subscribers). Whether you’re a design junkie or trained graphic designer, this Twitter list of 189 exceptional design blogs will satisfy the right side of your brain.
· J. Crew’s In Good Company: (42 members, 3 subscribers). Fashion and design enthusiasts will appreciate J. Crew’s “meticulously curated collection based on quality, craftsmanship and, of course, cool factor.”
· Galley Cat’s Best Book Review Feeds: (83 members, 458 subscribers). Bookworm? Galley Cat publishing blog’s Twitter list of 83 book reviewers and review sites is a one-stop source for great new reads.
And add your own favorite Twitter list finds in the comments!
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