Updated by Nick Kellet on Jun 19, 2014
Eleven reasons to fall in love with lists
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Nick Kellet

Eleven reasons to fall in love with lists

Twitter Lists to be Specific.

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  1. 1  Organize - Easy to Share items or lists on Blogs & Listly

    Organize - Easy to Share items or lists on Blogs & Listly
    • Share a whole Twitter list
    • Or just a person
    • Share on Listly
    • Or share embedded in blog posts
  2. 2  Collaborate - Let people add to your Twitter lists

    Collaborate - Let people add to your Twitter lists
    • Adding people to your Listly list will add them to your Twitter List
    • Curate your List by accepting and rejecting people’s suggestions
    • You can auto approve by switching moderation off
  3. 3  Evolve - Lists are never complete

    Evolve - Lists are never complete
    • When people find a valuable lists they will likely vote or contribute
    • People discover lists by search
    • Lists get more valuable over time as more people help
  4. 4  Embed - Choose from multiple layouts to suit your blog

    Embed - Choose from multiple layouts to suit your blog
    • Twitter Lists are great content
    • Easier to embed & subscribe than to copy
    • Listly makes it simple to embed people directories on blogs
  5. 5  Get Found - Embedded lists are a rich source of organic content

    Get Found - Embedded lists are a rich source of organic content
    • Listly’s Wordpress plugin makes the list a native part of your blog post.
    • Search engines see exactly the post you see.
  6. 6  Respond - Lists are sortable, filterable & taggable

    Respond - Lists are sortable, filterable & taggable
    • Listly Lists are fully responsive content
    • They adjust dynamically in blog posts and sidebars
    • Works on Tablets, Desktop & Mobile
    • On Listly or blogs
    • Lists are interactive so you can sort & filter as needed
  7. 7  Ask - Be clear who you want on your list

    Ask - Be clear who you want on your list

    Ask for help
    Not once but many times
    Write down what you want so when people discover your list they know how to respond

  8. 8  Subscribe - Jump to the list on Twitter & Subscribe

    Subscribe - Jump to the list on Twitter & Subscribe
    • By subscribing to a list your can follow their tweet stream via any of the major Twitter tool

    Tweetdeck
    Hootsuite
    TapBot
    etc

  9. 9  Network - Lists are a great way to engage people

    Network - Lists are a great way to engage people
    • Adding people to a list is a great way to engage
    • Listly lists let you tag who "You know" or you’d "Like to know"
    • It’s a great way help people connect
  10. 10  Measure - track list views & votes on blogs & on Listly

    Measure - track list views & votes on blogs & on Listly
    • As people embed your lists you can track which blogs they are embedded on
    • You can see where most engagement occurs
    • You can also track how many people subscribe to your Twitter List
  11. 11  Manage - reuse lists, dedupe & bulk import @handles

    Manage - reuse lists, dedupe & bulk import @handles
    • Save yourself time
    • Fix up your old lists
    • Add people on mass from other lists
    • Simple power tools for lists