Monday, April 6, 2009

Tweet By Phone, For Free

Here's a service for those Twitterers (Tweeters? Twittererers?) out there. Free Tweets by phone:

Quicktate ( announced the launch of TweetCall (, a new service that allows users to dial an easy-to-remember toll-free number, (877) Tweet-Call, to “speak their tweets,” which are then transcribed and uploaded to Twitter.

TweetCall is the perfect solution for those lacking the skill, patience or time to send SMS messages conventionally, or those wishing to post tweets while driving. In fact, TweetCalling is faster and easier than texting.

More here. I tried it out with a simple "test message," and the update hit in just a few minutes, and was entirely accurate.

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Use Twitter, Win Free Organic Burgers

At least if you live in San Diego:

Two brothers and native San Diegans, Derek Cowling and Craig Cowling, have brought the only 100 percent organic beef burger restaurant to San Diego. From the bun and patty to the vegetables, condiments, and drinks, every ingredient that goes into a customer's mouth at O'Brothers is USDA Certified organic.

For the grand opening, O'Brothers will select five Twitter ( followers to receive a free meal (burger or salad of your choice, organic fries, organic drink) each week for the rest of 2009. Winners will be chosen at random from the first 1,000 Twitter followers or at the conclusion of the promotion on April 30, 2009, whichever comes first. To participate and receive weekly specials and complimentary menu items via Twitter, follow O'Brothers at

More here.