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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

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

Twitter can be used to distribute news about your organization and your stories. Twitter is like looking out the window of a fast moving train.

6 Examples of Nonprofits Working with For-Profits for a Greater Good

NonProfit Hub

She is a writer and blogger with a passion for self-improvement and helping others. It turns out, many of these companies are eager to help.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Users can share them on Instagram while also choosing to share them to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Foursquare.    It was created in 2010 and purchased by Facebook in 2012 (more history here ).   As of March, 2014 Instagram has 200 million users. Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Tool Box.

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. Examples. Twitter for fundraising.

How You Can Use Twitter As a Visual Marketing Platform

SocialFish

Twitter has gone from being a fun microblogging platform to taking on a life of its own. The Importance Of Visuals On Twitter. oh my!

Trick or Tweet? Seven Twitter Tools To Help You Measure, Learn, and Improve

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

track to learn and improve relationships on Twitter.   I don’t bother with click rates or influence leader board scores. Is Twitter directing traffic and referrals to content for me and people in my network that I highlight? Who is interacting with me and I have replied to me or given them some Twitter love?

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Help!  My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd! Look Within Your Walls: The first place to look is down the hall or ask at your next board meeting.

Nonprofit Communications: Are They Helping You Build Relationships?

NonProfit Hub

Donors need to know they are helping the organization make a difference,” Green said. Nonprofit Communications as a Key to Success.

Tools to Help Grow Your Social Media Audience

NonProfit Hub

Use this tool for straightforward audience growth on Twitter and Instagram. Buffer helps you schedule your Twitter content in advance.

Twitter's Most Useful New Features for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Twitter has had a very interesting year. Let's take a look at the gifts Twitter gave us this year. Moments. Polls. spanhidden.

#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Zawadi had just discovered Twitter, but had not started to use it regularly.   We did a little coaching. This campaign is a great example.

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Is social media helping you meet your mission? It can!

Amy Sample Ward

No “make money on social media” or “top 5 Twitter tips” I was so thrilled, then, to see a couple hundred registered!

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The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, everyone had to use the same font. The Colbert Report. Source: Leadership for a New Era. Building Relationships. Housekeeping

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Policy makers, another target audience, were also using Twitter as a communications channel. Encourage setting up Twitter Lists and Hashtags.

My Most Engaged Follower On Twitter Is @JenniferPreston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week I was in Miami to do a social media pre-workshop at the Knight Digital Media Seminar. You need some analysis tools.

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter: twitter.com/witnessorg. This helps to amplify discussions and messaging. good example is witness.org/spring2010.

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

You:  Dude, isn’t this post supposed to be about how to automate Twitter? Example. ————– Confession time.

30 Super Useful Nonprofit Hashtags – Twitter Chats, Too!

NTEN

Twitter really shines as a communications tool when you use it with hashtags. Hashtags are words or phrases prefixed with the hash symbol (#), #justinbeiber for example. Hashtags have two major benefits – they help your tweets get found (by people who are searching for your subject), and they help you find good content.

Looking for Inspiring Examples from Unlikely Suspects? Check These Out.

Museum 2.0

There are some industry blogs and twitter feeds. How do you find fresh and inspiring resources in your field? There are some good conferences.

New Twitter Tool Mailana Helps Me Visualize Strong Ties In My Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

to learn more about the methodology) of your twitter friends with search. Here's a mosaic: Get your twitter mosaic here. Jonathon D.

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How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of my favorite examples is the National Day of Unplugging Campaign. Twitter:   https://twitter.com/nfswildfish. The Hold A Sign Meme.

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Will Newsletters Help Increase Your School’s Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

Follow him on Twitter and at www.fundriasingauthority.com. By Joe Garecht who has been involved in professional fundraising for over a decade.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs.

One Small Step: What’s Your Twitter Elevator Speech?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s one for Twitter. Here’s some questions to help you craft that brief sentence for your Twitter profile. 1. 

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7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What are your tips to help you focus in an age of distraction?    Are there tips not on the mind map? Mindmap by Jane Genovese.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Follow More on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

How nonprofits choose to follow on Twitter varies widely. Some nonprofits only follow a small of amount of Twitterers, others follow hundreds or thousands, and a few follow more (sometimes a lot more) than they are being followed themselves. Related Links: Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use LinkedIn and Twitter.

What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The 5K Visual Browser is one tool that help you see connections between the people you interact with on Twitter.

Social Media 101 TweetChat: Twitter

Tech Soup Blog

One participant said, "A good tweet is something that elicits action offline, for example, a laugh or a conversation. Bites of Wisdom.

You Can Stand Up for Health Care on Twitter and Facebook, What About On Google +?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Twitter App Looks Up Zip Code to Tweet Your Legislator. They are trying to figure out how it is different from Twitter and Facebook.

3 Ways Purpose Helps You Build a Better, Strategic Brand

Tech Soup Blog

If you find it hard to answer this question, clarifying your purpose can help. Building a strong brand is about more than a logo. spanhidden.

Frogloop Guest Post: 4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online

Amy Sample Ward

And for good reason: I love tools that help make quality content and storytelling something that all of us can create. Historypin. Animoto.

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5 Examples of Organizations Who Were Tactful or Tacky on 9/11

Frogloop

Yesterday many organizations chose to post images and messages about 9/11 to their website, social media channels like Facebook and Twitter.

How Tweet It Is: Twitter is Becoming a Better Way to Offer Customer Service

SocialFish

Trending companies like Hootsuite, a social media management system company, are using Twitter to field questions and complaints from consumers.

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Big Cat Rescue

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter: twitter.com/BigCatRescue. Which has helped your organization the most and how? Organization: Big Cat Rescue. Name: Carol Baskin.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are many adhoc Twitter hashtags where nonprofits, foundations, social entrepeneurs, and others are sharing resources or having conversations. 

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.

HOW TO: Use Twitter Lists to Promote Nonprofits and Causes You Care About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter’s new Lists are a great way to organize your followers, and with a little intention and a dose of good will, Twitter Lists can also be used to promote your favorite nonprofits and the causes you care about. Example Tweets: Good use of Twitter Lists by @ NationalNOW to organize NOW chapters @ NationalNOW/nowchapters !

How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, if your goal is to increase website traffic by 40 percent over one year, then the metric to track is monthly website traffic.

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

Connection Cafe

Charles Klein of Crowdvance offers up  Six Ways Buddy The Elf Can Help You Reach Millennials. Pamela Grow shares a great example of how one nonprofit isn’t letting go :  Loving lapsed donors back into the fold | Simple, brilliant and oh so swipe-able! Every dollar helps. Twitter. It’s been quite  the year.

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