Using Twitter for Lead Generation

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16 Mar 2023

I used Twitter in the past as a great Lead Generation source. Built an automation with the then free API to get daily data from it, to feed into email outreaches.


With the API not available anymore, looking now at other ways to leverage Twitter for lead generation.

Twitter Search

Example: searching for event in the tweets of @ucl:

so use:


UI query for "event" from @ucl since 1st Jan, tweets only (no replies), and with links: event (from:ucl) since:2023-01-01 filter:links -filter:replies
translates to:

so use:


for exact phase, eg "abstract submission", use quotes & unicode, eg q="abstract%20submission".

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