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

Note from Beth: I love when I discovered folks who are community organizers and successfully transfer what they know about community organizing offline to the online world. As a community organizer, Twitter makes a lot of sense. Twitter does exactly that.

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Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Video is Real-time – Live-broadcasted video is quickly becoming a way for organizations to demonstrate impact and connect intimately with donors – real time ! Nonprofit Fundraising Content Creation Content strategy Facebook fundraising nonprofit nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy Twitter VideoWhat would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards?

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. How do we connect with people who do not know we have made a Twitter account??. This is someone that may have otherwise never known about your organization.

25 Nonprofit Twitter Tips From The Pros

John Haydon

According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, 76% percent of nonprofits are now using Twitter. Twitter can be used to distribute news about your organization and your stories. The post 25 Nonprofit Twitter Tips From The Pros appeared first on John Haydon.

20 Tips for Nonprofits Using Twitter

NetWits

This is a follow-up post to yesterday’s “ 10 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Twitter ,&# in which we talked about some of the many ways nonprofit can use social media networks, such as Twitter , as a communications vehicle to support their organization’s larger goals.

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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3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

NetWits

Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? 3 social network in the US (behind Facebook and Twitter). So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? Is anyone already using Pinterest for your Arts and Cultural Organization and loving it?

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How Your Organization Should Be Using Twitter Lists

NonProfit Hub

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. Let’s talk about what it means for your organization.

Rwanda and Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m headed to Rwanda to participate in a training for the ACE project, a network of African Women’s Leadership organizations in the Sub-Saharan region. @ Rubsfido @ jfclearywisc social media ia a great platform for learning. Agnes Binagwaho (@agnesbinagwaho) April 30, 2012.

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: Attracting Millennials to Your Organization with Pokémon Go Events

Connection Cafe

Trendswatch 2016 predicts that augmented and virtual realities are going to provide arts and cultural organizations with new ways to make exhibits more accessible. Has your organization thought about how to leverage technology like Pokémon Go?

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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.

Eight Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make When They First Join Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

@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

50 More of the Best Nonprofit Twitter Accounts to Follow Right Now

EveryAction

A while back, we shared a collection of awesome nonprofits that are doing Twitter right and the response was overwhelming. That's why, just in time to revamp your timeline for the fall, we thought you could use 50 more social-savvy organizations to follow, fav, and RT. twitter

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.

Is Social Media Making Organizations Lazy?

Frogloop

And it’s not just nonprofits or small business with limited resources relying on this lame strategy, it’s big organizations and major corporations who have invested significant money, resources, and staff in social media. When I look at other organizations that are using the “like this” or RT tactic with their community, the comments by the community are often along the lines of: Thanks for sharing this.

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the basic tenets of my first book with Alison Fine, “ The Networked Nonprofit ,” was that everyone in the organization participates in social media from the executive director on down – not just the “social media person.”

Twitter for Nonprofits Program

SocialFish

Twitter has recently announced their Twitter for Nonprofits Program. Pro-bono: Select numbers of registered non-profit organizations can receive pro-bono tweets and accounts. This program is booked solid with a 6-month waiting list right now, so organizations must apply early.

40 Twitter-iffic Event Day Ideas

Connection Cafe

Event day is an excellent opportunity for your organization to turn the captivated audience of event participants into a social media army for your event & your organization’s mission. As an added bonus, Twitter's trending topics are often monitored by local news media outlets.

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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.

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.

How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are significant benefits to both the organization and the leaders themselves by building a thought leadership profile on social. Your logo alone is not enough to build trust for your organization’s brand, it requires a human face to humanize the brand.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff. Policy makers, another target audience, were also using Twitter as a communications channel. Over time, using Twitter has become more an organizational cultural norm.

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?

Should Organizations Be Sassy On Social Media?

Frogloop

Unfortunately, the old rule - good content is still king, seems to have been forgotten by many organizations on social media, particularly on Twitter. It’s no secret that social media has experienced incredible growth over the last couple of years.

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The Big Twitter Question

Frogloop

Data from Comscore Nonprofit marketers should evaluate Twitter once again. At the same time, the recent announcement by Apple that it was integrating Twitter into its next generation operating system for iPhones and iPads has reinvigorated the microblogging network's prospects.

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization

SocialFish

Part of managing your organization’s brand is being consistently aware of what others are saying about it. You can’t engage your audience or your market base if you can’t see your organization through their eyes. However, unless you monitor your organization, you won’t be able to react.

5 Analytic Tools to Track Your Organization's Metrics

Frogloop

If your organization is struggling to find the right analytic tools to track your website traffic, social media presence, and how your reports, campaigns, or infographics perform across the web, check out this list of 5 helpful analytic tools.

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

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While the primary goal is for students to learn about strategic use of networks and social media for international organizations, I will also be covering some practical career skills such as effective networking and self-directed professional learning (also called “Social Learning”).

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. It’s discouraging to see organizations missing out on the benefits because they aren’t using Twitter effectively.

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. Assist and support University student and alumni organizations.

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations – Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation. Facebook, Twitter and text messaging are also in the pipeline.

Social Media Optimization 2014: Twitter or Facebook?

SocialFish

But wise companies, organizations and businesses have no problem with utilizing the differing strengths of both Twitter and Facebook to round out their social media marketing strategy while appealing to users of either one or both. Guest post for SocialFish by Sarah Brooks.

Twitter Stats You Need To Know and Tips to Get More Clicks

Frogloop

A lot of organizations focus more of their engagement efforts on Facebook than Twitter. I think this is because organizations feel limited by the 145 character tweet length. I have seen it be a powerful organizing tool as part of a multichannel campaign.

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Insta-what? Pin it where? Why should arts and cultural organizations use Instagram and Pintrest?

Connection Cafe

I was having a conversation the other day about the ways in which Pintrest and Instagram can be used at nonprofit organizations. They provide a way to share, instantly and on a large scale, insight into what is going on at your organization.

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From #P2P15| What Twitter Taught Us About Peer to Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

As it wasn’t organized and managed by a single charity, it wasn’t included in the official P2P Thirty rankings. It’s the organizations that get this right that will see continued success. Until then, I’ll see you on Twitter!

Organizations: Learn to Connect the Dots

Frogloop

A new study of 244 nonprofit participants by Avectra and NTEN show that nonprofit organizations are either tracking a lot of engagement metrics ranging from email open rates to activity on Facebook or don’t do it all. 88% of organizations track email open rates.

Seven Tips to Optimize Your Twitter Page

NTEN

Twitter is meant to improve communication, not just by limiting you to 140 characters, but also using the limited space in your profile page. Make sure that your organization is using its name, or a commonly used nickname/acronym. mam nptech nten Social Media twitter Communications

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