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LocalTweeps – get yourself listed and find local twitterers

LocalTweeps follows a simple premise.  Try to gather a list of tweeple by zip code and/or city.  You enter your own zip code first and it it launches you into Twitter (via the web interface) to make a tweet about listing yourself.

Inside the site you can browse by city and then narrow it down to the users under that city.  A quick way to find local users or target a particular city.  I think the UI has some way to go (yes it is beta) and you can pull city info now without having to make users hit another site.  But if they add in the ability to give me users in a radius of a zip code also, based on a Google Maps mashup maybe, that would help quite a bit.


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Professional bio: Chris Miller, known as IdoNotes across the web is based in St Louis, MO as the Director of Messaging & Collaboration for Connectria and the Founder of Spiked Studio Productions.. Connectria is one of the largest IBM hosting and remote management partners. Chris speaks globally at conferences and events including: View Admin 2003-2009 View Admin Europe 2003-2008 Domino 7 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Domino 8 Upgrade Seminar (globally) Real-Time Collaboration Seminar Lotusphere 2003-2012 ILUG 2008, 2010 ULUG 2009, 2011, 2012 Collaboration University 2006-2010Domino Optimization Tour 2010 BLUG 2011, 2012 NLLUG 2010 AusLUG 2011, 2012 Other awards, events and information: Founder of IamLUG - the North American Lotus User Group event held annually. 2009-present Chris, via Connectria, is a Lotus Award winner 3 times and a finalist 5 times since 2000. Winner of the Gary Guthrie Award for Technical Writing in 2002 Previous board member of the St Louis Domino and Notes User Group Previous board member of VALU (the predecessor to LotusUserGroup) Advisory Board member to LotusUserGroup.org Chris is the founder of Spiked Studio Productions which produces industry related podcasts, webcasts and more. Shows include: IdoNotes - one of the longest running Lotus related technical podcasts BlackBerry Today - a video podcast on the hottest device, application and BlackBerry/Playbook news Consultant In Your Pocket - deep technical webcast training delivered free and subscription IdoSphere - a two day online technical event TheSocialGeeks - a leading social media roundtable podcast Sametime Guide - a video training tutorial on installing and administrating IBM Sametime TheSocialNetworker - a social media site review webcast and interview series now including Social Stalking content on social media security and privacy Certifications: PCLP since Domino R4 in administration and in Development through R5 Workplace Collaboration Services 2.5 - Team Collab and Messaging Domino 7 and 8 Certified Security Administrator Sametime Administration 7.5.x-8.5 CLP Collaboration (retired certification Aug 2006) CLI for numerous administration areas including Domino, Sametime, Quickr and Connections Yes I write some of those dreaded admin cert exams you take. I won't say which ones so you don't come looking for me, but I will say they are the real good recent ones that have been coming out. Animals: One dog, a Puggle. He has been on this world before and seems to understand slippers and a fine cigar. Mind you that is him in the chair and not me. A ninja death cat. I only see her when she strikes Music: Non-stop. At my desk, in my car, walking to work and back to my car downtown. In the house there is a crazy zoned set-up for you home automation geeks. I am a self-proclaimed MP3 fiend, to which I have tried rehab 4 billion times to no avail. Now what kind of music you ask? I will never tell.


5 thoughts on “LocalTweeps – get yourself listed and find local twitterers

  1. Although you don’t have the search by city yet, google can do it: site:localtweeps.com “city”

    Posted by noirkim | April 7, 2009, 12:56 pm
  2. shame this is a US only site – should have been clearer.. missed opportunity?

    Posted by mike | April 6, 2009, 1:39 pm
    • Thanks for the mention of localtweeps! We just went live April 5 and are working quickly to respond to feedback. International listings are in the works, and search will be live soon. Please have another look and find tweeps near you.

      Posted by Zack | April 7, 2009, 10:46 am
  3. hyper…text…link? 🙂

    Posted by AnthonyF | April 6, 2009, 1:04 pm

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