If you research travel online and tweet on Twitter, then the
TravelNotes toolbar will get you to your destination faster.
Useful Twitter Tools on The TravelNotes Toolbar
As tweets need to be under 140 characters in length, it makes sense to
use an URL shortening service when posting links to something worth tweeting about.
We have added tinyurl and bit.ly to the Travel Notes toolbar; so that
users can create a short URL when they are visiting a page they want to Twitter about.
The bit.ly service even lets you track clicks (just put a + after the
These are located in the drop-down Travel menu - then Web Tools.
Long URL Please is also in there; handy for revealing all those
shortened URLs - posted by others - when you're on a Twitter page.
We've also added a direct link to the Travel Tweet Directory, in the
And, just to complete the experience - with 'Twitter' selected
from the search box choices, you can easily search tweets when you're on another website.
You may also choose to search for 'Twitter Users'; and even select to
'Tweet From Toolbar'; when a thought occurs to you (or just highlight text on a webpage
and tweet it).
To get to your own Twitter page from the toolbar, clear the
toolbar search box and - with Twitter selected - just press go.
You can also quickly switch to a user's Tweetree; great for looking at
replies to tweets in sequence. Posted Twitpic and You Tube links also show up as images
and embeded videos direct in the stream.
We also feature ten travel-writers at a time in our Twitter Reader.
Toolbar users can also search bit.ly, Blinkx, Brightcove, Clip
Syndicate, Daily Motion, Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Flickr, Gmail, MySpace, Technorati,
Travelistic, TurnHere, WhosTalkin? and You Tube - as well as a host of travel-related
Not to mention listen to Live Streaming Internet Radio and watch
popular tv programs for free.
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