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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Instagram Overview. Best Practices and Tips for Nonprofits. Tool Box.

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.

10 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Twitter

NetWits

Fret not, however, as the number of nonprofits using Twitter continues to grow. Timely Actions. Staff Networking. Remote Participation.

How to generate Twitter leads using automation

SocialFish

Enter Twitter. That said, Twitter is a huge place, so how are you supposed to find all these opportunities flying around you? urgharo”.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter: twitter.com/witnessorg. Are they paid, full-time, part-time? good example is witness.org/spring2010. The least?

11 Ways Your Museum Should be using Twitter

Connection Cafe

” In it the authors discussed how you should use social media at a nonprofit and it made me curious about how museums are using Twitter.

How To Squeeze Social Media Into Your Day When It Isn’t A Full-Time Job

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Time management techniques alone in a networked world don’t work – that is industrial age thinking.    What is more important is managing your energy.

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How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s another example about a nonprofit CEO (Helen Clark of UNDP) using Twitter to engage audiences about policy. 3. ” 1.

Twitter Makes Profile Updates

Connection Cafe

Twitter Gets a New Do. Best Tweets – In Twitter’s defense, THIS is definitely an original idea… And a good one. 

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

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Along with measuring against impact results, it is important to look at how much time has been invested. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai. Hootsuite.

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.

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

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

How to Ctrl + S the World, one #14NTC Event at a Time

Connection Cafe

Your organization has a mission. It’s powerful, it’s important, and it makes the world a better place. When: Thursday, March 13, 10:30-12PM.

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.

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.

Time to Give a Little

ASU Lodestar Center

Other reality: I don’t have the time or money for your cause. In other words, it’s worth your time to get into the microgiving spirit.

How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first reaction I typically hear from nonprofit leaders when it comes to social media is “When am I going to find the time?”

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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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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. You can make up your own hashtag – #ihateitwhenthathappens for example – but that’s more of a sentiment than a communications strategy. grant.

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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.

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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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

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.

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?

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. The broadcast part will come when Sparks kicks in big time.

HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Twitter Profile to the New Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s their busiest time of year and they may not even know that there is a new Twitter profile design. Twitter

Twitter: this time it’s personal

Steve Bridger

– with some suggestions on how to convince colleagues of the value of Twitter. Over time, everyone who wishes to, can participate.

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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Social Media and Mobile for Real Time Professional Learning at Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example,  the City of San Jose is trying to save money by turning off the street lights in the city.   Carson , Ph.D.,

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. 

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter: @ HumaneSociety , @ cariegrls. Twitter is the one that surprised me the most. Are they paid, full-time, part-time?

13 Twitter Search Examples for Nonprofits

NetWits

Twitter search is a pretty amazing resource that most have yet to tap into. Well, because it’s nearly real time and driven completely by humans. Twitter search isn’t searching web pages and it doesn’t take days/weeks for your tweets to show up in the results. Why do I think it’s amazing you ask?

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

Connection Cafe

So, it’s time to get in front of this group. 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! Use email to communicate the success and importance of donor support, and give them reason to give again next time.

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8 Random But Useful Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofit admins that do not have the time to regularly research social media trends, it can be a battle to stay ahead of the learning curve.

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How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If an action item is scheduled for September and it’s a one-time fee, then display the fee in the “September” column. Step 3: Create a Budget.

Great reads from around the web on February 24th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Do you think it would be valuable for your organization or a waste of time? Have you accepted online technology as your organizational savior?

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The CNN Lesson: There Is No Hiding on The Real-Time Web

Frogloop

They are examples of organizations that have been caught in the middle of a firestorm and don’t have the necessary policies in place to manage an online crisis immediately after it erupts. What do news organizations like CNN and health advocacy organizations like the Susan G. Komen Foundation have in common?

How to Report Live from Nonprofit Events Using Periscope

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good experimented with Periscope for live streaming for the first time during the 2015 Independent Sector Conference.