How to Pull an RSS Feed from a Twitter Search

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Hi, this is Laura Roeder of getthedash.com and today I’m showing you how to get an RSS feed of a search term on Twitter.

So Twitter is a great way to keep up with what people on the web are saying about you and your company, but you don’t need to search Twitter over and over again so here’s what you do. I’m on the Twitter homepage on twitter.com, signed into my account. So, if I want to see all the tweets for my own name I’m going to pen in Laura Roeder and hit search. Once twitter comes up with that search all you do is hit RSS feed for this query on the search page and once you click that link you’ll be taken to a page that has the feed url. You can just copy and paste this url from your toolbar right here. It might look – they do something special with feeds and safari so it might look a little different in your browser, but however it looks you just want to go here and copy and paste and then you can paste that feed url into Google Reader or whatever feed reader you read and then you automatically have an updated stream of what people are saying about you, your company, your competition or any search term that you like.

This has been Laura Roeder.

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About Laura Roeder

Laura Roeder is a social media marketing expert who gives businesses of all sizes the tools they need to make their mark on the web. She is the creator of the social media scheduling software Edgar, as well as social media marketing web courses like Creating Fame and Social Brilliant.

Comments

  1. This is very helpful to know! Do you like the RSS better than keeping a column in Tweetdeck?

  2. GREAT info! Thank you!
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  3. thanks for the tip, but the RSS feed is only real-time, right? do you know any way to archive the search results over time?

  4. Hi Laura,

    Thanks for the explanation. I knew I’d done this before. However, since Twitter upgraded recently, I can’t seem to find this functionality anymore.

    Do you know how I can still pull RSS feeds from searches or particular users?

    Thanks!
    Alex

  5. this dont work

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