Finally – an add-in for Outlook to:
- Let you Twitter from Outlook
- Subscribe to as many or as few people’s tweets as you want – either in your main mailbox, or in a separate "Twitter" folder
- Discovery – Find out when ANYBODY twitters about a topic you are interested in!
I am a minimalist toolset kind of guy. The reason I have not jumped on the Twitter train yet is because it would be another information source for me to have to process. Currently, I have 2 – iGoogle and Outlook. I use iGoogle for searching things I want to know, and for polling SharePoint MVP’s and Microsoft Employees RSS feeds (On-demand information). I use Outlook for Email (although I use iGoogle for home email, so there’s some crossover there…) – for me, Outlook is delivered information.
Anyway, Tweetdeck and those other Twitterrific tools just annoy me because it’s something else I have to check. I have no way of controlling the inbound flow, notifications, etc – It’s either on or off. With Twinbox, I can set up rules on tweets the same way I set up rules on email – I stay on top of it, and can review them on my bus ride home. Tweet… er I mean Sweet! Here’s the video describing how it works…