10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips


Twitter is a powerful tool for any nonprofit. It is easy to overlook some small aspects of Twitter, that’s why we’ve compiled this list of simple things you can do to help increase interaction on your nonprofits Twitter account according to Julia Claire Campbell of JC Social Marketing.

10 Twitter Best Practices for Nonprofits

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It’s impossible to apply Twitter best practices across all segments of the nonprofit sector because of the wide variety of causes and follower counts, but scientific analysis of Twitter clearly indicate that there is right way and a wrong way to use Twitter. Social Media Twitte

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4 Facts About How Millennials Use Twitter


With 26% of all millennials actively using Twitter , and 59% having an account on the most pervasive social media network in the world, leveraging the influence of this social platform is imperative to your nonprofit’s effectiveness at penetrating millennials. Image courtesy of The telegraph.

What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes


Facebook page admins take note: just when you thought you’d figured out Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm, they’ve changed the game and the way News Feed works. Here’s what you need to know about the News Feed changes: Story Bumping.

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Attention Nonprofits! The New LinkedIn News Feed Design Has Arrived

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At long last, the new LinkedIn News Feed is here! For years I have been completely baffled by LinkedIn’s partnership with Twitter to allow a mass automation of tweets to be published the LinkedIn News Feed. Personal Status Updates on the new Home News Feed.

Rwanda and Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first of the Rwandan Twitter “peeps” that I discovered was the President of Rwanda – Paul Kagame who is very active on Twitter. Feed a child, feed a nation! @ Rubsfido @ jfclearywisc social media ia a great platform for learning.

6 Twitter Tactics for Busy Nonprofits

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Feeding America uses Twitter to encourage people to act in the fight to end hunger. The post 6 Twitter Tactics for Busy Nonprofits appeared first on John Haydon. In the tweet below, they want you to ask your senator to sponsor the Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act of 2015.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits


Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Get your team involved in your Twitter campaigns.

Eight Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make When They First Join Twitter

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@NonprofitOrgs only follows nonprofit organizations, nonprofit staff, nonprofit service providers, and activists on Twitter. Most of these mistakes can be avoided by simply spending 10 minutes setting up your Twitter Profile or by getting some Twitter training. Twitter

Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter


Twitter is possibly the most powerful marketing platform out there, specifically for brands targeting global audiences. Although Twitter’s speedy pace can help you connect faster and respond to your customers faster, staying on top of rapidly moving streams can be a real challenge.

How Are Associations Using Twitter?


——— Have you ever thought about all the goals your association has and how Twitter can help you achieve those goals? For many, the association Twitter account is treated like just another promotional channel. Guest post by SocialFish contributor Amanda Kaiser.

50 Nonprofits Every U.S. Politican Should Follow on Twitter

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politicians follow any nonprofits on Twitter. Feeding America :: @ FeedingAmerica. Politicians have a lot to gain by being more connected with nonprofits on Twitter. Social Media Twitter

The 140 Best Twitter Feeds

NCE Social Media

Time.com just came out with their “ Best 140 twitter Feeds for 2013.” Since they won’t do it, I think I will come up with a list of the “Best 140 Twitter Disability-Related Feeds for 2013″ but I first want your input.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He camped outside her door and not only told her about how nonprofit CEO’s were using Twitter, but showed her how easy it was. Here’s another example about a nonprofit CEO (Helen Clark of UNDP) using Twitter to engage audiences about policy.

The Scoop on Twitter's New Brand Pages


Last week, Twitter released their beta version of brand pages to select to 21 corporations and nonprofits like the American Red Cross. What does this mean for your nonprofit brand presence on Twitter?

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot


You: Dude, isn’t this post supposed to be about how to automate Twitter? In August 2014, I took over the Twitter account for the Chicago Chapter of the Wisconsin Alumni Association. Find the RSS feeds for each source. We select the “Wisconsin Only” feed, like so: You: Nice.

@NonprofitOrgs Named One of the Best 140 Twitter Feeds of 2013 by TIME Magazine

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Today, I discovered that @ NonprofitOrgs had been named one of TIME Magazine’s Best Twitter Feeds of 2013 : Every year, TIME recognizes those who exemplify the very best wit and wisdom Twitter has to offer. My Twitter feed is only as good as the content you tweet.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Follow More on Twitter

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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. However, from browsing more than 80,000 nonprofits on Twitter over the last three years, the vast majority of nonprofits follow a lot less than they are being followed. Twitter

Twitter Makes Profile Updates

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And, typically today, for marketers to reach the broader American audience, they also need to speak in these blurbs – which makes the new Twitter layout such a welcome update. Twitter Gets a New Do. Best Tweets – In Twitter’s defense, THIS is definitely an original idea… And a good one.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s one for Twitter. It’s really important to fill out the information in your Twitter profile especially the “Bio&# field where you sum up in a few words who you are and make it sound interesting. It’s like an elevator speech. DELIVER ON TWITTER FEED].

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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. I interviewed Arlene to learn more about they’re measuring their Twitter campaign and what they’re learning. What is the objective of the Twitter campaign?

Social Media at a Glance: Twitter Timeline, Instagram Switches and More

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Twitter. Twitter has been in the spotlight quite a bit lately. The new feed brought up content by interest and interaction and not by chronological order. The post Social Media at a Glance: Twitter Timeline, Instagram Switches and More appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Twitter Analytics And Your Nonprofit


But what about your nonprofit’s social media feeds? The truth is your nonprofit’s Twitter is producing just as many important analytics as your website is, and you should be tracking and reporting on them. Twitter Counter. Twitter Analytics.

Twitter as an Advocacy Tool

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The Chronicle of Philanthropy hosted an online forum led by Claire Diaz Ortiz , Twitter’s top person working with nonprofits on social innovation. The forum focused specially on how to use Twitter as an advocacy tool. Education and Training Microblog advocacy philanthropy twitte

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How Your Organization Should Be Using Twitter Lists

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Until recently, I hadn’t been taking full advantage of Twitter lists. Twitter lists are an underutilized feature that your organization could be using to stay ahead of the game and in the know. Twitter Lists—What Are They? Twitter lists have been referred to as the “new follow.”.

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How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

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These days, individuals receive a LOT of email and see a LOT of posts on their social media feeds. It’s not uncommon to hear a friend say that they are going to take a “detox break” from Twitter or Facebook, or that they are going to declare email bankruptcy.

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PR Departments Take Note: How to Find Relevant Journalists on Twitter


Just came across Press Pass , a directory of journalists on Twitter categorized by media outlet , by beat and by region. “You can also find out what [the journalists are] personally interested in, as Press Pass highlights the stories that they’re sharing through their Twitter feed.

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An Open Letter to Museums on Twitter

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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. Dear Museums on Twitter, Thanks for experimenting in a new and largely uncharted online environment. Guard feed!

The Best Tool To Manage (And Grow) Your Twitter Audience Without Wasting Time


Beyond your Twitter feed: here's a 10-tip how-to on using Hootsuite as a tool to better connect with your people. How do you effectively manage and grow your Twitter audience? Mell Rulli. Co-founder. ModMark Group. I swear by Hootsuite. Hootsuite is a social media platform that helps you manage social media by allowing you to publish and schedule messages, monitor mentions and conversations about your brand, and track analytics—all from one organized dashboard.

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

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We asked some of our favorite nonprofit tech friends to share ideas for how organizations can use social media to build meaningful relationships with their supporters—donors, influencers and activists—and what that looks like on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

10 Twitter Accounts Your Nonprofit Should Be Following


Twitter is one of the most saturated places on the internet. Following too few accounts will not allow you to fully utilize the platform, while following too many can over-saturate your feed, making it impossible to find the pertinent content. Yes, we’re plugging our own Twitter feed.

Twitter Adds Buy Button to Feed

NonProfit Hub

On Monday, Twitter announced it was unveiling a ‘buy’ button to allow onsite purchases. It’s a good sign that they are including several nonprofits in their initial test run as this indicates Twitter sees that demographic as beneficiaries of the new button.

Twitter Walls

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If you know me you know I like to use Hootsuite to manage my social media feeds. HootFeed is a free tool built for sharing twitter feeds with an audience. You can display a feed in lobby of your office or in meetings at your office.

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the 10 years since the “Nonprofit Organizations” brand has expanded to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Storify, Flipboard, Periscope, and most recently Snapchat. Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram were no-brainers.

27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

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FEED Projects. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTubeThe National Retail Federation estimates that online sales will grow 6 to 8 percent this holiday season.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

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Twitter requires a time investment that many small nonprofits simply do not have. Small nonprofits can barely invest the time it takes to manage a Facebook Page and Twitter Profile. An algorithm is necessary to weed out boring content from the Facebook News Feed, but 1%?

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

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A giving portfolio app is definitely an app whose time has come and interestingly enough while writing this post, a new app called Givolio appeared in my Twitter feed that plans to launch this fall. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube

Twubs Offers New API-Compliant Twitter Chat Tools


For those of you looking for a better way to manage your Twitter chats, Twubs.com just released some new free tools that are also API compliant. According to Ferraro, the company designed its tools simple interface for both novice and more experienced Twitter users.

Meg Worden, Feed Me Darling : How I Have Fun, Do Good

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She is the founder of Feed Me Darling, a business that helps professional women eradicate food cravings and gain lasting control over emotional eating. Feeding people.

Say What? Build a Social Media Listening Dashboard for Your Nonprofit


This worksheet helps you identify what terms you need to be monitoring, what platforms you should use to listen for them, how you can generate RSS feeds from these platforms, and finally how you can create a dashboard in iGoogle.