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Four Reasons Why Blog Post Titles Matter

John Haydon

You’re reading this because on some level you’re interested in writing better blog post tiles. Twitter Killed Your Poem.

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.

Tag, You're IT! An Introduction for Technical Managers

Tech Soup Blog

Follow him on Twitter. Tag, you’re it. This series of blog posts will focus on methods that allow you to. Grant Howe is VP of research & development for Sage North America’s Nonprofit Solutions. business, based in Austin, Texas. Introduction. Technical leadership generally gets a bad rap for not having quality.

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Twitter Lists for Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Lauren Cochrane has a great post today with ideas for lists organizations could create with Twitter’s new List function.  If you haven’t heard about Lists yet, you’re not behind! You can read more about Lists on the Twitter Blog here. Tags: community strategy campaigns lists twitter Media.

Twitter Lists for Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Lauren Cochrane has a great post today with ideas for lists organizations could create with Twitter’s new List function.  If you haven’t heard about Lists yet, you’re not behind! You can read more about Lists on the Twitter Blog here. Tags: community strategy campaigns lists twitter Media.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They're like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. That's, of course, if the tag used is unique enough. Photo by Mansikka.

10 Twitter Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An online database of Twitter Apps called oneforty currently lists almost 2,900 third-party Twitter Apps. Tags: Twitter

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in September of 2009, I had very low expectations. I

The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map For Simple Minded Bloggers

John Haydon

I’m currently working with a number of nonprofits who want to start a blog. The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map. Download PDF.

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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.

Iran 10

Twitteracy (Twitter Literacy)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Twitter Book - A Sneak Preview View more presentations from oreillymedia. Howard Rheingold has an interesting post titled "Twitter Literacy ( I refuse to Make Up a Twittery Name for It ). Rheingold points to some research data from Nielsen that more than 60% of new Twitter users fail to return the following month. 

Twitter Is A Network Weaver's Best Friend

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the ideas that she covered is the practice of making introductions or " closing the triangle."  I was reflecting on that and how Twitter can really facilitate network weaving.  immediately thought of someone in my network, Vicky Davis, who writes the Coolcat Teacher blog. Tags: network weaving Have a story?

China 10

Managing Multiple Twitter Accounts for Your Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are no official rules, although there is some great advice in the O'Reilly Twitter Book on this topic for corporate examples.

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.

A Twitter follower is worth $0.24

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The title of this blog post is of course a wildly inaccurate claim. All communications were strictly limited to my blog, Twitter and Facebook.

The Twitter Book: Must-Read Book for Simple, Practical Advice

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Anyway, this small book about Twitter is packed with simple, practical advice for getting you up to speed quickly.   It is one of better designed how-to tech books I've ever seen. Twitter for Business. But, the book also inspired me to improve my Twitter use.  Tags: twitter It's a quick read, I read it in an hour. 

Guest Post by Tom Dawkins: Ashoka’s use of Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth:   Ashoka's Twitter account was placed on the Twitter Suggested List about the same time as my account.    Tom Dawkins, who is responsible for Ashoka Tweets, offered to write a guest post reflecting on some best practices for using Twitter. We wanted to continue to play this role on Twitter.

New Faces, Blog Changes

Idealware

Debra Askanase brings her background of 20 years of community organizing with a focus and expertise in how nonprofits use social media to the blog.

Examples of Abundance in the Arts: Ask A Conductor on Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

month or two ago, museums and galleries around the world participated in a Twitter event called Ask a Curator. What was the objective?

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

To understand why tagging is found on so many social sharing sites it helps to understand why tags exist in the first place. The campaign.

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There's a good round up of links to blog posts and articles by other nonprofit techies and SEO mavens. NpTech Conversations. working with???something

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

How to Follow the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference

NTEN

Here’s how: On the NTEN Blog We’ll be streamlining coverage of 2012 NTC on the NTEN blog. All session tags start with #12NTC.

Can Small Nonprofits Reap Success With Social Media? (Giving away a copy of Twitter for Dummies)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today, I got an email from a blog reader, Cindy Williams, who is the founder of a  nonprofit, Teaching Hands. And, if you could win a copy of " Twitter for Dummies " that the good folks from Wiley just sent me. Tags: twitter Some will launch sooner, while others have already swung into action. What do you have to lose?

Guest Post by Chad Norman: Power to Your Peeps! Why Real-time Fundraising with Twitter Works

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Raising money on Twitter is happening all the time. Beth Kanter stood on stage at Gnomedex and used Twitter to help raise $2,657 in 90 minutes.

NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's The People Behind The Tags! The two top posts of the week were about Twitter and MySpace, both Web2.0 New (to me) Nonprofit Blogs.

NpTech Tag Summary: Learnings from FriendFeed Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During the past few weeks, Twitter has been down or out due to stress. To learn more about Twitter scaling issues read this interview by Jesse Stay. And for expert level knowledge, read these blog posts about FriendFeed that Louis Gray has bookmarked.). The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

Twitter Beginning to Filter Suspicious URLs?

Tech Soup Blog

Back in March we blogged aobut how URL-shortening services could pose a threat on social networking sites such as Twitter. The Wall Street Journal blog is now reporting that they may be doing something about it. Tags: Security Security Social Networking Web 2.0 Your tweet contained a URL to a known malware site! ". Tool

Twestival: Here Comes Everyone To Raise Money On Twitter for Charity:Water

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Back in November, I wrote a post " Twitter As Charitable Giving Spreader: A Brief History and Meta Analysis of Fundraising With Twitter." 

Snack Meme: I Got Tagged

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jane Quigley , who I met at Podcamp, tagged me for the Media Snack Meme. Photo by KellyK. Snacking, particularly junk food, can make you fat!

How to take a break from Facebook and Twitter

John Haydon

So how do you just up and leave Twitter, Facebook and WordPress? Tags: Rock Your Web Image by GHOSTSWORD. Gone fishing signs.

Five Business Tech Blogs That Nonprofits Should Read

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While there are many great nonprofit bloggers , nonprofits that are utilizing social media and mobile technology should also be reading the five blogs listed below. Although they are primarily written for the private sector, their writers seemingly have direct communication with companies like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, etc.

Twitter’s Claire Williams Shares Why Literacy Is Her Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Guest Post by Claire Williams, Twitter. Here at Twitter, we believe in being a force for good. Find her at Claire.us.com or on Twitter.

Tagged Again. Media Consumption.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sometimes when I get overwhelmed, my reaction is to dive into my blog reader. A new form of work advoidance. When I saw that I had been tagged on Nancy White's blog, I left a crabby comment. I've been using twitter off and one since November. listen to music on my IPOD while I blog. Now who to tag.

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She uses Twitter to share what's going on at NTEN, announce new initiatives, and have conversations with NTEN members.  Tips. 1.  

A Twitter-Like Twitter Policy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our Twitter policy: Be professional, kind, discreet, authentic. via Gruntled Employees Blog. Tags: policy Represent us well.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Technology Blog: An Underused Fundraising Resource

Tech Soup Blog

I’m now a fan of Reed Stockman’s AFP technology blog. Much of their blog contact is tagged (e.g. ?NPtech NPtech , ?NPMobile

NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tags: information socialmedia ). tags: km laurawhitehead ). As a geekily recursive replay of our " who is video blogging whom ?",

Back Channels, Workflow, Data, Twitter, and me

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Back Channels, Workflow, Data, Twitter, and me March 13, 2007 I read Beth’s recent blog entry on Twitter , and of course, the neo-luddite in me said “waste of time!&# But then I had to think about it.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Making the Play: Successfully Engaging.

ASU Lodestar Center

What Next — Charles Best is "Character Approved" Twitter Updates Powered by Blogger. But what happens "after the final buzzer?"