Why Bloggers Should Use Topsy.com
Topsy is a sort of twitter search engine where you can find Twitter-accounts, conversations (Tweets) and links ranked by Retweets and influentially of the poster.
Find New People to Follow
If you twitter a blog article, Topsy creates a so-called Trackback-page (example) with title, teaser and all the conversation about your link. So you can find easy new people who are interested about you and your topics. Follow them, talk to them, thank them for Tweets and RT.
Good Ranking Profile Page
On your public account page everyone can see your posted links, your Twitter bio and some stats. This pages are in the google index and if someone googles for your name maybe your Topsy profile is on the first page.
Monitoring and Sharing-Tools
Every Topsy page has some Tools on the right side. You can Facebook-”like” or share your pages via Twitter. You can also subscribe to RSS-Feeds about the conversation of your link, or you can create an email-alert when somebody talks about it.
If you change something on your Twitter-profile, like your bio, you can start a synchronization by clicking the sync-button. And Topsy has a new WordPress plugin, it shows a nice Retweet-Button with counter.
Be an “Expert”
With the new experts search you can find people who are very influential in a specific field like SEO or PHP. Try to focus your tweets to some important or trending keywords so Topsy can identify you as really expert in the keyword field.