How to Find Twitter Lists 2021

Are you searching for public twitter lists in your niche or industry? Want to find influencers and popular people on Twitter, relevant to your topic? Finding Twitter lists is pretty easy – once you know how!

Simple Solution:

Search: keyword/phrase site:twitter.com inurl:lists to have google search for that keyword in a list on Twitter. For example finserv site:twitter.com inurl:lists to find lists with finserv in the list somewhere.

Advanced Google Custom Search Engine to create a Twitter list search!

How to search and find a Twitter List

how to Search and find public twitter lists
  • Go to Google Custom Search https://cse.google.com
  • Click ADD and in “sites to search” type twitter.com/*/lists (the asterisk is a wildcard meaning “any twitter username”).
  • Give the list a name, Click CREATE and now whenever you go to the CSE link your saved search is there. You can see mine here https://bit.ly/CSEtwLists
  • I suggest clicking the PUBLIC URL link and then bookmarking the search page.

Additional Social Media Community Resources:

The official help file from Twitter on lists
Michelle Ockers: Introduction to Twitter Lists
Amy Porterfiedl How to Create a Twitter ListOpens in a new tab.


Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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