10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips

TechImpact

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.

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Ask Ambassadors to Live Stream on Facebook and Twitter. million viewers watched the inauguration on Twitter’s live stream, signaling the growth of live streaming video. Today, everyday advocates are also using live streaming on Facebook and Twitter to share historic events.

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Infographic: Nonprofit Twitter Cheat Sheet

TechImpact

Is your nonprofit’s Twitter account lacking? But armed with the right tools, the right knowledge, and a few well written tweets, it won’t take long before your nonprofit’s Twitter account is racking up the engagement numbers.

10 Twitter Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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

4 Reasons Nonprofits Should Follow More On Twitter

TechImpact

There are almost 700 million active Twitter users in the world today, and almost 10,000 tweets being sent out per second. The social networking site is also one of the best places for nonprofits to digitally spread their name and recruit help to completing their mission.

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? That answer is twofold; Twitter search operators and IFTTT ( Zapier will work too) are the key. First, Twitter Queries. can someone help”.

Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sarah supports other staff members who tweet to support their communications objectives. She provides training and encourages staff members to get into a regular Twitter habit. One techniques she uses for new users that join the team is to create a “Twitter Scavenger Hunt.”

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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. Allowing gifs to play in feed, Twitter Video, full sized images that take up less space and still allow you to type in characters… these are improvements we can all appreciate.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

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.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I celebrated my 5th birthday of joining Twitter! As far as I can tell, the first arrivals on Twitter from the NpTech sector were Ruby Sinreich and Brian Reich who signed up two weeks before me. So, in honor our collective Twitter birthdays in October and Halloween, I thought I’d share a few Twitter tools for tracking and learning that are real treats and a few that make your work flow on Twitter efficient for documenting events.

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#Buypens – Social Media and Crowdfunding Helps Syrian Refugee

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, when this viral fundraising campaign – #BuyPens – to help Syrian refugee came across my radar, it immediately caught my attention. He didn’t stop there – he wanted to help this refugee.

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Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter

SocialFish

It’s fast-paced, lets you connect with more than just your followers and needs no more than 140 well-placed characters to help you make your mark. Twitter is possibly the most powerful marketing platform out there, specifically for brands targeting global audiences.

How To Simplify Content Promotion with the Twitter Leapfrog Method

SocialFish

Here’s the full article reprinted by permission – would love to know if anyone is using this Twitter Leapfrog Method or anything similar. Twitter Leapfrog Pre-Work. Create a Twitter account to promote the article with. The Twitter Leapfrog Process.

Top Tips: Twitter Lists

SocialFish

Latest SocialFish learning modules: Top Tips for Twitter Lists – This 23 minute intermediate level module covers some top tips to make the most of Twitter Lists, including how to find topical lists, tools for monitoring lists, automation tools, and more.

How Are Associations Using Twitter?

SocialFish

——— 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.

How to Use Twitter Better

Connection Cafe

Home school your way to a more successful Twitter presence. Here’s a baker's dozen of resources that can help you wow the socks off your colleagues. Twitter in Plain English (YouTube). How to Use Twitter. Twitter 101 for Nonprofits (Slideshare).

Twitter for Nonprofits Program

SocialFish

Twitter has recently announced their Twitter for Nonprofits Program. Hope140.org is the website where we featured unique uses of Twitter in the world of social good. Hope140 is a Twitter account dedicated to highlighting positive uses of Twitter for good in the ecosystem.

Twitter's Most Useful New Features for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Twitter has had a very interesting year. Many of them are targeted toward making the platform even more accessible for new users, an area where Twitter is struggling. Let's take a look at the gifts Twitter gave us this year. Polls are another exciting addition to Twitter.

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

SocialFish

Twitter serves as a great marketing tool and has become increasingly useful for all types of businesses who are looking to expand their reach. The challenge for most organizations on Twitter lies in getting a good number of followers, and growing followers.

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. As a community organizer, Twitter makes a lot of sense. Twitter does exactly that. Robin’s 10 Twitter Rules for Non Profits.

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

Amy Sample Ward

I was presenting on the way we can identify metrics in social media that help us reach our mission and how to use those metrics strategically. No “make money on social media” or “top 5 Twitter tips” I was so thrilled, then, to see a couple hundred registered!

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The workshop used design-thinking based on Luma methodology to help participants develop a communications strategy for measuring impact. The process took participants through an assessment of the problems facing them, collective brainstorming, and prototyping. Help!

Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You

NonProfit Hub

Help your board help you. Healey warns that filling seats with “warm bodies” for the sake of reaching a magic number instead of recruiting those who are invested in your mission will help your organization navigate the rough waters if ethical disasters arise. If you’re still struggling with board training, hiring, and management, check out our podcast series with more episodes on nonprofit boards and feel free to connect with me on Twitter.

Get More Twitter Followers Today [Ethically]

NetWits

There are lot’s of not so cool ways to get more Twitter followers. Do a Google Search for “get more Twitter followers today” and you’ll find tactics ranging from paying for new followers to crazy pyramid number schemes to good information that actually works. The trick is to NOT get pulled in by all the people out there that want to make a buck or gain something by helping you get more followers

Nonprofit Communications: Are They Helping You Build Relationships?

NonProfit Hub

Donors need to know they are helping the organization make a difference,” Green said. If your audience is young and lively on social media, build your Twitter and Facebook presence. The post Nonprofit Communications: Are They Helping You Build Relationships?

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Tools to Help Grow Your Social Media Audience

NonProfit Hub

Use this tool for straightforward audience growth on Twitter and Instagram. If you have a nonprofit that helps animals, for example, this will help put you in front of people that follow other animal nonprofits. Buffer helps you schedule your Twitter content in advance.

Calling All #Millennials! Help Us Change The Conversation

SocialFish

Jamie Notter and I have been invited to join #MillennialChat, a Twitter chat which brings together young folks to discuss millennial issues. Will you join us for #MillennialChat on Thursday 5/28 at 11 am EST?

#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. The #1MilliForJadudi campaign was launched on August 4 th , 2015, with the goal to mobilize Kenyans to raise 1 million Kenya Shillings (approx USD 10,000) to help finance Jadudi’s fourth surgery in India.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When policymakers are not paying attention, Human Rights Watch shines a light on the situation through the media, both mainstream and social channels. In 2009, they embraced Twitter because journalists were active on Twitter and it was an efficient way to reach them.

How Online Fundraising, Gamification and Social Media Helped Raise over $2 Million Dollars in One Day

NetWits

Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington helped prove the point that, if used effectively, social media can, in fact, product real results resulting in an ROI that any nonprofit would be proud of. Most nonprofits need to raise money to survive. It’s a day-to-day fact of life.

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How Your Nonprofit’s e-Newsletter Can Help Retain Donors

TechImpact

Here are 6 ideas to help you get started retaining donors, and increasing your donations quickly and easily. Facebook: Rich photos and detailed organizational information Twitter: All the latest news and information LinkedIn: Archived blog posts and professionally focused information.

3 Tools and 5 Tips To Help Your Employees Master Social Employee Advocacy

SocialFish

Employee advocacy can help relieve them – all it takes is 5 minutes of your employees’ time. Employees can then share this content on LinkedIn and Twitter. The tool also provides analytics to help track your progress. Set rules for them and help them clear all their doubts.

The Scoop on Twitter's New Brand Pages

Frogloop

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?

We wanna make you a movie!! But we need your help.

VolunteerMark

We''re making a movie and it''s all about you - we want to help you find a solution to your largest organizational challenge for 2015! That''s right folks! But - we can''t do that until we know what that is!!

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Are You A Twitter Newbie? 7 Resources To Help Get You Started

Wild Apricot Blog

If you''re a Twitter newbie, here are 7 great resources to help get you started. nonprofit membership social media

Get to Know Symantec CSR: Twitter Chat on August 25

Tech Soup Blog

Join our inaugural Get to Know Twitter chat with Jaime Barclay from Symantec on August 25, 2016 from 1 to 2 p.m. Using the hashtag #GetToKnow , send us your questions and follow the conversation on Twitter. See you on Twitter! Where : On Twitter using the hashtag #GetToKnow.

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

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. Here’s a bird’s eye view of the system you’ll create to automate Twitter.

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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. 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

5 Social Media Stats That’ll Help Your Nonprofit Understand Audiences

TechImpact

According to research conducted by Pew Internet these 5 social media statistics will help your nonprofit understand exactly how to optimize its content to see better engagement. 23% of Twitter users make less than $30,000 per year. We know our audiences are out there on social media.

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Twitter, Nonprofits, and You - How to Effectively Engage Members through Social Media

VolunteerMark

Based on Software Advice’s 2015 industry review from Software Advice (an association management technology comparison agency) on how to best use Twitter to foster member engagement, it is clear that having a measurable, valuable, and substantial communication strategy on social media can help save your nonprofit and reach a broader audience