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10 Twitter Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The challenge is for nonprofits to learn from and apply the scientific data to their Twitter strategy. Social Media Twitter

4 Facts About How Millennials Use Twitter


Here are 4 statistics about how millennials use Twitter straight from the horse’s mouth at Twitter headquarters.

112 Nonprofit Blog Posts, Articles, and Stories from 2013 You Can’t Miss.

Connection Cafe

Here’s Your 2013 Nonprofit Roundup: THIS – thanks to Marc Koenig of Nonprofit Hub:  Nonprofits, 2014 is the Year of the Blog. Your blog is your gift to them, as well as to yourself. On the NTEN blog, Lauren Giardin says it’s time to  Take Charge of Your Editorial Process as Air Traffic Control. Twitter.

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Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

Here are my slides from the VMNC: Twitter Basics for Engaging Volunteers. Twitter Resources. Atlanta Councilman chooses Twitter.

Google Plus Will Replace Blogging For Many People

John Haydon

Google blogging conversation Facebook platforms TwitterThe original thread and discussion is here. Otherwise comment below.

Eight Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make When They First Join Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

@NonprofitOrgs only follows nonprofit organizations, nonprofit staff, nonprofit service providers, and activists on Twitter. Twitter

Why Conversion Is A Better Objective Than Traffic Referral

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

However, conversion rates were flat. And that is the subject of another blog post – next year. He blogs at

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically


Twitter serves as a great marketing tool and has become increasingly useful for all types of businesses who are looking to expand their reach.

Five Twitter Mistakes You Might Be Making

NonProfit Hub

There’s no doubt that Twitter can be an effective way to engage with your constituents and spread the word about your cause. No need to worry.

From #P2P15| What Twitter Taught Us About Peer to Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

In the midst of event season, she found herself embroiled in lengthy conversations about the design of the latest event t-shirt. in 2014. P2P15.

Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Robin shared some of her thoughts in the comments of a recent blog post, and I invited to share her community organizing rules for Twitter

So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Why Blog? But blogs can help your organization in a few key ways: Central Communication Hub. Think blogs are boring? MoveableType.

Twitter Stats You Need To Know and Tips to Get More Clicks


A lot of organizations focus more of their engagement efforts on Facebook than Twitter. 1-3 percent : engagement rates on Twitter ads.

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How @GoodwillIntl is Celebrating Labor Day with Twitter Campaign #150jobs AND Measures Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of their  newest experiments is a Twitter campaign, #150jobs. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign? dm4V4. Housekeeping

16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

Vertex Systems Poll Recent Articles 16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits Feb. Bookmark the permalink. ← Feb. Follow Us!

Twitter Analytics And Your Nonprofit


Twitter Counter. Twitter Analytics. Analytics serve as a window into the effectiveness of your nonprofit’s content marketing. PeerIndex.

What is working wikily? How can funders catalyze and support networks? Join the conversation #netfunders on April 5-6th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the evening on April 5th from 6-7 PM PST, I’ll facilitate an evening conversation about inspirational stories of the power of networks. 

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Blog Redesign: Focused on Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

I announced last week that I’ve partnered with Matt Chevy to do a redesign of this blog. Focus: Content that’s conversation worthy.

How To Create A Successful Blog For A Business or E-Commerce Website


How many Twitter or Facebook users do you imagine want to click-through to a page selling webinars or cloud accounting services? It’s not easy.

Blogging: Just like riding a bike.


we want to spark a conversation with you!” Blogging is inherently human. And humans converse. But you keep at it. Keep trying.

An Open Letter to Museums on Twitter

Museum 2.0

Note: this is a geeky post that assumes familiarity with Twitter. If you are new to Twitter, please check out this post for more context.

Using Twitter to Build Support Among Latinos for the Affordable Care Act

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We, too, are online, but the fiesta is at Twitter. Latino population, were on Twitter. million readers on the blog, Facebook and Twitter.

What are the most effective ways Nonprofits/Foundations can use Twitter #hashtags?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It also makes it easy for attendees to follow the conversation thread and participate whether they are or in the room or following from afar.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Connected to Twitter, Blab enables real-time video conversations from multiple locations. Social Media Tools. 1. Blab ::

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Using Twitter for a Global Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

That’s part of the key to success when using Twitter for a Global conversation. Using Twitter search or other tools, you can watch news and updates about the election in Iran by using #IranElection; or, find interesting people to follow and connect with using #FollowFriday to peruse the recommendations that pile up on Fridays.

Why isn’t anyone sharing your nonprofit’s content?

John Haydon

You can improve trust with your constituents by proactively conducting public dialogues on your Facebook Page, on YouTube or on Twitter. 2.

HOW TO: Host a Tweet Chat for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of Twitter has resulted in a new campaign awareness strategy and online event known as a tweet chat.

10 Goals for Nonprofit New Media Managers for 2015

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of Twitter has resulted in a new campaign awareness strategy and online event known as a tweet chat. Write LinkedIn Recommendations.

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The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Blogging Advice, Better Websites, and Email Marketing Stats

Connection Cafe

How to Make Your Website Awesome in Seven Weeks.  It’s not a blog or an article- it’s better. I can’t believe it.

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

They voraciously consume nonprofit technology blogs and study the mobile and social media campaigns of other nonprofits for inspiration.

Blogging a crisis: reflecting on some lessons learned

Steve Bridger

This is a story of a blog. As I later  wrote on the blog… We discussed the challenges ahead. So I encouraged them to start a blog.

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They recently held a blog carnival and are sharing some reflections. MomsRising Health Reform Blog Carnival – September 2010. Goals.

5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The overtouting of conversation as the ultimate metric of mobile and social media success has unfortunately been overdone. Storytelling.

Oodles of Time Management Tips: July Nonprofit Blog Carnival Round-Up

Have Fun - Do Good

I bet the Aztecs didn't have time management issues! A big thanks to everyone who contributed a post to this month's Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Social Philanthropy: Raising Money on YouTube and Twitter. Listen to our Daily Roundtable conversation or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

Great reads from around the web on April 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of April 23rd). Change the internet?

Twitter: this time it’s personal

Steve Bridger

– with some suggestions on how to convince colleagues of the value of Twitter. Tags: charities nfptweetup twitter

7 Ways To Make Your Nonprofit’s Google+ Posts More Engaging


Start a conversation about your post by placing a question in the post. Continue the conversation after the post. Add a post description.

What's your (blog) Conversation Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: Skelliewag. A (blog) conversation strategy is how you support and nurture a conversation on your blog in the comments.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

Twitter, however, is distinctive in that it reserves its own name for its tagging system; "hashtags." 400+ Twitter Chat Schedule.