6 Twitter hacks you never knew you needed

Prepare to get fancy with your keyboard

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You might be scrolling through your Twitter feed 24/7 but there's still probably a load of secret shortcuts you're completely unaware of that would make your life a whole lot easier. 

So, because we're all about sharing knowledge over here, we've outlined 6 of our favourite hacks that you should get using.

1. Schedule your Tweets out

If you want to organise a tweet in advance of when you want it to be sent out, just head over to ads.twitter.com. Once you're there, click on the Compose Tweet button, and then the Scheduling tab. Hey presto.

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2. Get fancy with your keyboard

There's no need for a mouse anymore, people. If you're not aware of the keyboard shorcuts yet, it's time you got 'board savvy. 

N = A new tweet.

F = Marking a a tweet a favourite.

R = Will let you reply to a tweet.

T = Is a quick way to retweet someone.

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3. Snoop on your Analytics

If you want to know how your tweets are faring in the online world, make use of Twitter's free analytics feature. Just head to analytics.twitter.com and log into your account.

From there, you'll be able to see a month's worth of impressions, engagement rates, link clicks and more. Just click on a particular tweet and get snooping on yourself.

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4. Search for Tweets without links

Want to see what the general population make of something, but not interested in a companies perspective on it? Add '-http' to your search do away with any unwelcome links.

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5. Time your mobile alerts

There's nothing worse than someone waking you up at 3am by tagging you in a tweet. Make sure this NEVER happens again by altering your settings.

Just head to the mobile section of your Twitter web page and add your phone. From there, you can alter when you want alerts to be sent to you. Ideal.

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6. Use Advanced Search

Want to be super precise in your search? The Advanced feature has got your back. You can use a combination of tools from searching for a specific word, from a specific account, on a specific date. Yeah, it's all very SPECIFIC.

You can access this from the More Options tab after you search for a tweet. 

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Happy tweeting, people. 

Your thoughts on this? Let us know with a tweet @sugarscape, yeah?

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