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How to create binders: The way to classify Twitter information

As you may already know, Tweet Binder allows you to classify Twitter information obtained after tracking a hashtag. Although some keywords’ reports aren’t very big, other give us tons of information. This information needs to be organized in order to have a tidy and clean report. This will allow us to work easily and to find the information in a quick way. How do we classify all our tweets? Very simple! We just have to create binders. Our social media analytics tool is here to help!

What is a binder?

We can describe a binder as a folder. Imagine you’re working in an office and each day you are given thousands of papers. The best way to organize them is to get different folders where you can gather all the similar documents. All the invoices will be placed together, for example. So, in conclusion, this is how a binder works.

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By creating binders we will be able to know which of our terms is working better

To create binders is really easy. You just have to enter the Classify panel inside your report. There you can create binders. You will find some suggested binders, they correspond to the accounts or hashtags that have been used the most at our search. They may be useful or not, that is why you can create your own binders instead.

Create your own binders

Once you are at the Classify panel you are going to find a button named “Create binder“. Once you click on it a new panel opens up. There you can choose how you name your binder and the terms or hashtags you want your binder to include. Don’t worry if after creating a binder you want to make changes. You can edit a binder anytime and the binder will actualize automatically.

Choosing what information appears on each binder is really helpful while working with your report’s data. It is a way to classify Twitter information. You can classify it by user, by term, by keyword or however you want. This is one of the best parts of the Classify panel, because it’s the perfect way to avoid disorganized information.

What we find inside a binder

Now that it is clear what a binder is but, inside them, all the information is also classified. All the tweets inside a binder are divided by type. It is not the first time that we talk about this. There are some posts in our blog in which we talk about the Classify panel.

As we have already said, the tweets are classified by type. If a binder called @NationalGeographic appears to have 1,415 tweets we’ll find out their type by entering the binder. 425 of them are original tweets whereas 990 are retweets. We can also check how many of them are replies, how many contain links/images, how many contributors used the term or how many tweets just contain text. It is really useful, isn’t it? You can learn more by reading this post about the use of binders.

Don’t forget to try this way to classify Twitter information. To create binders is the best way to proceed when working with Tweet Binder. Thanks to them you will your information perfectly organized. If you have any doubt, feel free to contact our team. We are awaiting you!

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