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How to Export Twitter to Google Sheets

  • You may be asking "Why complicate such a simple social media site?" or, "Why should I be putting my Tweets into a Google spreadsheet?"

    In this tutorial, we will prove that automating Twitter and Google Sheets is far from complicated, and can be a fantastic way to organize interests, grow a brand, or track data.

    We'll also explain why using IFTTT is the easiest and fastest way to accomplish this task. Or, if you choose to manually input data, we will have step-by-step instructions for you too.

    IFTTT (If This Then That) is our service that automates tasks by connecting different apps, websites, and devices to each other. It can be used for everything from sending yourself reminders about upcoming TV show premieres to automatically backing up your photos online.

    And with IFTTT, you can easily export Twitter to Google Sheets in a few simple steps. What are you waiting for?

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    Here are the methods we'll cover for exporting Twitter to Google Sheets:


    • Sync Twitter & Google Sheets with IFTTT [Under 5 minutes]


    • Use the Twitter API Connector Sheets Add-On [15 minutes]

    Method 1: Sync Twitter & Google Sheets with IFTTT

    Don't fancy yourself a computer whiz? That's okay, because, with IFTTT's Sync Twitter and Google Sheets Applets, all the technicalities are taken care of behind the scenes.

    Plus, our Applets offer the only completely automated Google Sheets and Twitter link that can be configured in under five minutes.

    How to Export Twitter to Google Sheets with IFTTT

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    Visit the IFTTT website and login/signup to an account.

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    Type "Google Sheets and Twitter" into the explore search bar

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    Explore our variety of Applets, and choose one you'd like to use

    Press the "Connect" button

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    __Accept all the necessary terms and conditions. __

    Done! You are now connected with whatever Applet you chose.

    What Can You Do When You Connect Twitter to Google Sheets?

    When you connect Twitter to Google Sheets with IFTTT, you can automate various actions to streamline your workflow. Here are a few things you can do with this integration:

    Automatically save tweets to a Google Sheets spreadsheet: If you want to keep track of all the tweets that mention your company or a specific keyword, you can use IFTTT to automatically add these tweets to a Google Sheets spreadsheet.

    Create a backup of your tweets: By connecting Twitter to Google Sheets, you can create a backup of all your tweets, which can come in handy if you ever need to refer back to them.

    Share tweets on other social media platforms: You can use IFTTT to automatically share your new tweets on other social media platforms, like Facebook or LinkedIn, helping you to maintain a consistent online presence.

    Monitor hashtags: You can use IFTTT to automatically add any tweets using specific hashtags to a Google Sheets spreadsheet, allowing you to monitor how often these hashtags are used and by whom.

    Overall, integrating Twitter with Google Sheets using IFTTT can help you to automate various tasks and streamline your social media workflow

    Method 2: Use the API Connector Sheets Add-On

    If you are looking for a more customizable and flexible way to import Twitter data into Google Sheets, you should consider using the Google Sheets API Connector.

    Although the reviews for this add-on are generally positive from Twitter users looking to sync data, it's important to note that the method is not automated and requires some serious setup.

    However, with a little effort and some basic programming skills, you can build a powerful Twitter tracking tool that gives you all the Google Sheet data you need to make informed decisions.

    How to Export Twitter to Google Sheets with the API Connector Sheets Add-On

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    Download the API Connector from the Google Extensions Store

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    Open the API Connector in your Google Sheet

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    Select Twitter from the API Menu

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    Select a desired Endpoint (Twitter App)

    Set parameters for the API url path if needed

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    Indicate which sheet the data should appear on, name, and run the program

    Can Twitter Export to Other Google Docs Formats?

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    Yes, you can use IFTTT to export your Twitter data into a variety of other Google services. These include:

    Google Drive: You can use IFTTT to automatically save new tweets to your Google Drive as documents or spreadsheets.

    Google Calendar: You can set up an applet that adds reminders for upcoming tweets to your Google calendar.

    Gmail: You can use an automation that will automatically email you whenever a certain hashtag is used on Twitter.

    Using IFTTT, the possibilities are endless! With just a few clicks, you can easily integrate Twitter with any of these services and automate the process of exporting and organizing your data.

    Export Twitter to Sheets for Easier Reference with IFTTT

    Using IFTTT, you can connect your Twitter account with a variety of other services like Google Drive, Google Calendar, Gmail and Google Photos, allowing you to automatically save tweets and hashtag reminders to your spreadsheet.

    Ready to give it a try? Here are some popular Twitter integrations that you can create with IFTTT:

    Save the Tweets you like on Twitter to a Google Spreadsheet

    Automatically save every Tweet you post to a Google spreadsheet

    Save tweets featuring specific content to a Google spreadsheet

    Sign up for IFTTT today and start streamlining your workflow!

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