New JustRetweet Updates

by Chris Fong · 12 comments

Over the past couple of weeks or so, I’ve been pretty busy trying to revamp certain areas of the site. I still have some more work to do, but I wanted to summarize some of the recent changes for you guys.

New Activity Summary page – This replaces the old Credit Summary page which some members told me was very hard to read before. Now you can more easily keep track of all the activity that is happening with your account. You can also filter by time period and by specific activities (Retweets, Likes, PlusOnes, and Follows) as well.

JustRetweet Activity Summary

Updated Account Settings – I’ve now merged all the tabs from the old settings page into one single page. I also added a new Tweet Interval setting which you can set on this page. This lets you control how often tweets that you promote on the site go live on your timeline.

Previously, tweets you scheduled on Justretweet went out every 15 minutes and some members were worried that promoting too many tweets would look spammy to their followers. Now you can have tweets posted up to every 2 hrs if you like.

JustRetweet Account Settings

See How Your Tweets Are Doing – I’ve changed the way we display your submitted tweet history in the Submit Tweet page. Now you can see exactly how many Tweets, Likes and PlusOne’s each individual tweet has gotten.

Submitted Tweets

Redesigned Twitter Followers page – The old Twitter followers page was pretty uninspired as it just showed the last logged in users to the site. I’ve now given the page a face-lift and made it easier to find some more interesting members to follow on the site. I’ve added categories like Top Promoters and Top Submitters which rewards the most active users on the site with some extra visibility.

Get More Twitter Followers

Queuing Multiple Tweets – Before when you posted multiple tweets at a time, they would all go out at once. Now your first tweet goes live on the site immediately, but subsequent tweets go live every 2 hrs.

This should let your tweets get exposed to a wider variety of our members who login at different times of the day. Also, every active user on the site can now post 3 tweets per day.

More Accurate Character Count – It turns out, the JustRetweet character counter was actually way off because it wasn’t taking into account the fact that Twitter automatically shortens all urls. So when submitting your tweets into the system, you weren’t getting your full allotment of 140 characters. Thanks to this post though, I’ve fixed this issue.

Have any opinions of the new changes? What other things would you like to see added to JustRetweet? Let me know in the comments below.

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Adrian Jock December 23, 2012 at 9:23 pm

Hi Chris. I like all changes except one change that is not mentioned here. Now I cannot update the credits allocated to a tweet already submitted by adding more credits. What was wrong it that? 🙂
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Chris Fong December 24, 2012 at 3:29 pm

Hi Adrian,

The edit functionality was just temporarily removed. It’ll be back sometime this week.


Nick Daws December 23, 2012 at 10:03 pm

Wow – what a great set of updates and additions!

Particularly pleased to see the ability to schedule posts at longer intervals. I always felt that 15 minutes was too short a gap, so will be setting mine to at least 30 mins, maybe up to an hour.

The other updates are all very welcome too. On the Submit Tweet page, it would just be good if you could restore the ability to ‘top up’ campaigns with extra credits. I note that the only ‘action’ available to users now is deletion.

Once again, though, great updates, and an excellent Christmas gift for JustRetweet users!
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Chris Fong December 23, 2012 at 10:08 pm

Thanks Nick! The edit tweet functionality will be back soon.


Terrance Charles December 24, 2012 at 5:59 am

I love the changes. My favorite one is the retweet interval. Before I would have many tweets go out quickly and it’s good now that I can set them at least an hour apart or so 😉
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Toshiba Burton December 25, 2012 at 2:17 pm

Hi Chris we really appreciate all the hard work to make this site work better for us. Everything seems to be working just fine! Have an awesome day & thanks again.


Servando Silva December 26, 2012 at 2:26 am

After using Just Retweet for a few months, I love the new updates. Still some work to do but it’s getting better, and I like it!
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Chris Fong December 26, 2012 at 3:20 am

Thanks Servando! Was there anything specific you were looking to see?


Servando Silva December 26, 2012 at 3:27 am

Well, I’m looking forward for an Android/iOS app. That would be great.
Other than that, I flew over the latest changes and everything seems OK for me. Perhaps one function I really don’t use are the categories. I think many of them are quite similar (around bloggers stuff) and it’s difficult to select the best category.
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Chris Fong December 26, 2012 at 2:19 pm

Definitely like the idea of a mobile app. Will put that on my list of possible todos. 🙂


Karen December 27, 2012 at 3:29 pm

I love all the updates, the site is running a lot smoother with the new updatas, it’s so much easier to use and dare I say fun 😉
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Chris Fong December 27, 2012 at 7:02 pm

Glad you like them Karen!


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