Indispensable Tool: Online Character Counter

I want to share with you an indispensable tool for anyone who uses Twitter or who needs to create a Product Description or other text with a character limit.

Character Count Online is a webpage you'll want on your Bookmarks Toolbar.

Visit the Character Count Online webpage and you'll see that it counts:

Characters, Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, and Whitespace.

Counting the Whitespace is especially valuable because some webpages like Twitter limit you to a certain number of characters that include the whitespace.

I use this free web tool to create spreadsheets of Tweets that I upload to Twittimer each month.

All I have to do is make a tweet that I know is 140 characters or less (actually, I make one that is 137 characters), paste it into my spreadsheet, then it's easy to see if any succeeding tweet I paste in is too long.

Takeaway Truth

The Internet offers all sorts of free apps and webpages that can save you a lot of time. Try Character Count Online, and you'll find it just as useful as I.

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