April 2nd, 2009

Twitalyzer: Top 100 Twitter types in Portland by influence


TwitalyzerPortland-based Twitalyzer has released a new feature that allows users to rank Twitter folks for a demographic region by certain metrics, like influence, signal-to-noise ratio, generosity, velocity, and clout.

How do the Twitter types in Portland fare? Let’s take a look at the listings for today.

Here are the Top 100 Twitter types in Portland based on influence as of about 9:00 AM, today (but it has already changed—yay for dynamic data!):

  1. tweetpenguin
  2. mikeklingler
  3. stephstricklen
  4. chrisguillebeau
  5. fishfire
  6. TheSquare
  7. brampitoyo
  8. caseorganic
  9. emmortal
  10. erictpeterson
  11. theonetruebix
  12. italylogue
  13. atlanta978
  14. turoczy
  15. lynnelle
  16. ethobullion
  17. CarriBugbee
  18. 1080group
  19. SisterDiane
  20. jakks
  21. jkvirtualoffice
  22. matthewrayscott
  23. robsellen
  24. kellyrfeller
  25. lorelleonwp
  26. ravenme
  27. sabrinafina
  28. wendymaynard
  29. xolotl
  30. BikePortland
  31. jeanannvk
  32. bryanrhoads
  33. seschloss
  34. curtjonestweets
  35. cvelis
  36. jabancroft
  37. mike_ace
  38. betsywhim
  39. NBANoise
  40. selenamarie
  41. timorousme
  42. amyrsward
  43. PDXJobs
  44. haroldPDX
  45. georgeholland
  46. dieselboi
  47. znmeb
  48. DianaOfPortland
  49. girlgraphix
  50. evilspinmeister
  51. radiogretchen
  52. kentjlewis
  53. sheagunther
  54. AbbieKendall
  55. feedia
  56. macgenie
  57. pdxlilly
  58. carterlusher
  59. RobSalzman
  60. semaphoria
  61. justinkistner
  62. kimtoomey
  63. donpdonp
  64. psingleton
  65. Transitionqueen
  66. jandroid
  67. kaykas
  68. danielbachhuber
  69. brianclayville
  70. Aleta
  71. jamesshore
  72. morecontrary
  73. unclenate
  74. heathred
  75. ginarau
  76. jaycosnett
  77. aaronblew
  78. SocialMediaPDX
  79. widmer_brothers
  80. thorprichard
  81. BeverlyHogue
  82. adronbh
  83. bobhyatt
  84. lonefir
  85. ryanbuch
  86. sleeve
  87. smbguru
  88. adamboettiger
  89. jenmaxwell
  90. abrahamhyatt
  91. DrewColeman
  92. EdSchoaps
  93. ryansnyder
  94. sugarpuss
  95. JulieMorgan
  96. fredericl
  97. foodbizstartup
  98. ECdavies
  99. neddotcom
  100. pmarzullo

And while there are a number of folks missing from the list whom I would expect to be there—like Marshall Kirkpatrick and some of the Top 30 tech Twitter types from the Portland area from last year—this is still a great way to discover some local folks who you might want to follow.

For the latest rankings, metrics, and the ability to slice and dice the lists for Portland—as well as a number of other geographic regions—visit Twitalyzer.

(Hat tip Nate “@xolotl” Angell #29)

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12 Responses to “Twitalyzer: Top 100 Twitter types in Portland by influence”

  1. Rick Turoczy says:

    Links are currently borked. Just a moment por favor.

  2. Rick Turoczy says:

    And now the links should (SHOULD!) be fixed

  3. Bram Pitoyo says:

    Last year’s list looks just as interesting as this year’s, when the infamous PDX Tech Event Singularity manifested in full form every Wednesday.

    And we managed to lure last year’s Twitter #1, Hajime Kobayashi, out to Jive Software to talk at Refresh Portland :)

  4. [...] Top 100 Twitter types in Portland by Influence [...]

  5. Jmartens says:

    I don’t buy it. Number 100 has 130+ followers and is following ~100, and only 1,500 updates.

    On top of that, the number of people missing from the list but would expect to be on it is staggering.

  6. How do you create a new list based on different topics, e.g., Portland and marketing or Portland and media.

  7. @jmartens: To be included on a Twitalyzer geography list, like any other Twitter tool looking at geography, the Twitter user needs to have reference to the geography in their Twitter location. So, fer instance, if your friend is missing from the list and she a Twitalyzer influence score that would place her on the list for Portland … what does her Twitter location say? Yours says “Portland” but if hers says “Rose City” or “PDX” well we can’t match her to the geography.

    Does that make sense?

    Not that I’m saying people should change their Twitter “location” entry to reflect reality … but if they want to make these lists they’ll have to do that. IMHO dumb to do something you don’t want to just to be on a list ;-)

    Anyway, thanks for using Twitalyzer!

    Eric T. Peterson
    CEO, Web Analytics Demystified
    Creators of Twitalyzer (www.twitalyzer.com)

  8. Adron Hall says:

    I made the list! Yeah me! 82nd… wow. :|

    Didn’t know I had any effect via Twitter. :)

  9. melissalion says:

    Okay, I’m just going to say what the other 425 readers of this blog are thinking.

    WHY AM I NOT ON THE LIST???

    Also, I read Eric’s explanation. So I changed my location.

    Still: WHY AM I NOT ON THE LIST??

    I hate the world.

  10. voostru says:

    This list includes seedy characters from Portland, PA

  11. DavidW says:

    What would be cool, and really helpful is if you had your links open in a new window. TARGET = “_blank”


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