Use this spice to dig more information about people who are potential leads for your business. What this spice does for you is, extract tweets or users from Twitter Advanced Search for whatever search term you search for. This can act as a valuable input for your market research.
Find content or people related to your product/service using this spice. You can extract valuable information related to your business. All you have to do is search on Twitter & extract the search results.
You can run this spice just by entering the search URL & choosing what you want to extract from the search, is it the tweets or users who have tweeted related to the topic you have searched for.
Following limits imply to Extracting Twitter Advanced Search posts using TexAu:
Here we will see the steps of the execution & the inputs required for this spice.
The whole execution will play around these 6 input points & the total time to execute this will be around 1-2 minutes, depending on the number of posts/users you want to extract from the search. Here's what each of the input points means:
5. Extract Likers: Clicking on this button will immediately start the execution.
6. Schedule this spice: You can choose to schedule this spice to regularly engage with tweet URLs mentioned in Google Sheet (more on this below)
Once your account is set up and you have completed the onboarding, visit this spice page in the app. TexAu acts on your behalf on Twitter to run this automation. TexAu is the safest automation platform on the web. We never ask for your login credentials.
Though this is an optional step, you can specify if you want to extract information about tweets or users (the spice will extract everything if you don't choose anything from the dropdown) who have tweeted about the search you've made. Furthermore, you can also specify how many of those information should be extracted. Leaving it untouched will extract up to 1000 records from the search.
If you have a CSV, simply upload it from your PC. If you have a Google Sheet, there are some extra steps.
For the final touch, make sure you have set the sheet as public (as shown below) so the TexAu can access it.
Clicking on the Extract Tweets button will immediately start the execution. Unless you have multiple advanced searches to work with, it would take few minutes to execute this script.
Scheduling the automation will give you additional points to control the execution. You can choose specific days of the week or month, specific time daily. You can even set a specific start & end time of the execution.
The advantage of automating the whole process is that you don't have to actively sit in front of your PC while TexAu does its job. But make sure you have a proxy if you choose to run the spice on our cloud servers.
Once you click on Extract Tweets you will see an execution window at the bottom of your screen, that would look as shown below:
Once the execution is complete, you will see the following message in the execution log.
Once you see, click on the 'Result' button where you can view your results & download the result as a CSV file as shown below.
Note: Alternatively you can download results from the Results menu on the left-hand navigation, just hover over the menu & click on Results as shown below:
That's all you need to know about Extracting Twitter Advanced Search.
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