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How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter


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.

40 Twitter-iffic Event Day Ideas

Connection Cafe

It's very easy to expand on your posts to Twitter to populate content for other social media like Facebook. Author: Robyn Mendez.

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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.

Five Twitter Mistakes You Might Be Making

NonProfit Hub

There’s no doubt that Twitter can be an effective way to engage with your constituents and spread the word about your cause. No need to worry.

Tag, You're IT! An Introduction for Technical Managers

Tech Soup Blog

Follow him on Twitter. Tag, you’re it. Grant Howe is VP of research & development for Sage North America’s Nonprofit Solutions. business, based in Austin, Texas. Introduction. Technical leadership generally gets a bad rap for not having quality. "soft skills" in managing people. desired soft skills. head.

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[Artomatic Diaries] Getting started with Twitter branding and follow strategy


My very first step is to check that the Twitter account has the correct branding. See more here. It could be every 2 or 3 years. Yay!

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is also a Twitter term that describes a keyword, prefixed by that symbol, that helps people track conversations on Twitter.

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 !

Twitter Is A Network Weaver's Best Friend

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was reflecting on that and how Twitter can really facilitate network weaving. Another master at social network analysis and network weaving, gave me some network weaving coaching from Twitter as well - saying that it was important to let everyone know the value of closing the triangle. Tags: network weaving Have a story?

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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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Twitter on Twitter

NCE Social Media

Twitter just had a conference, for people who develop applications for Twitter, called Chirp. from the music group Black Eyed Peas discussing how Twitter allows him to engage with his constituents through social media. Tags: Microblog Tools chirp ev twitter Video’s almost 45 minutes in length.

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits


While it’s easy setup a Twitter account and start tweeting, it’s much more difficult to tie that activity back to outcomes.

29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Tags: Blogging Twitter Last week I asked the followers of @NonprofitOrgs to nominate their favorite nonprofit bloggers. The list below is the result of that “Tweet Out&#. This time around I limited the list to individuals bloggers, rather than blogs maintained by associations, publications, PR firms, etc. Please follow: 1.

Twitter Lists

NCE Social Media

Back in November, I wrote about the introduction of Twitter lists. I wanted to share this helpful video on Twitter lists. Now that Twitter lists have matured over 3+ months, people are finally figuring out their true impact. Are you on any Twitter lists? Do you use them?

Twitter: this time it’s personal

Steve Bridger

– with some suggestions on how to convince colleagues of the value of Twitter. Tags: charities nfptweetup twitter

Four Reasons Why Blog Post Titles Matter

John Haydon

Twitter Killed Your Poem. Your Website Blog Post Titles blogging tips Title Tags wordpressObvious, right? But why?

Ways To Use Twitter Lists for Your Nonprofit Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Twitter Lists: A Natural Evolution of Internet List Culture. This gives us a number of ways to look at Twitter lists and their potential.

Twitter Lists

NCE Social Media

Twitter unleashed its lists to the general public last week. You can also see who has placed your Twitter feed into a list. John Haydon , a social media nonprofit expert thinks that Twitter lists will positively impact your nonprofit. Twitter lists will give users additional ways to create value for their followers.

Fundraising and Marketing Twitter Chat for Small Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

That's why Pamela Grow has organized #smNPchat, a weekly Twitter chat designed to help small nonprofits with fundraising and marketing questions.( If your nonprofit is a small "one-person shop" - you're doing it all, alone - then social media can be your best friend. read more ).

5 Rules for Your Social Voice During A Crisis


There are a huge number of nonprofits that are active on both Twitter and Facebook. This is largely used with Twitter. 1. Be Thankful.

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Serendipity and Twitter

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As a tech guy who also plays a social entrepreneur, I often get asked by my SE buddies about what are the practical use of a tool like Twitter.

Is Someone Else Using Your Twitter Hashtag?

Wild Apricot Blog

An interesting question on Twitter hashtags came from one of our readers last week — "Our organization has been using a certain hashtag on Twitter. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Twitter social media Now another organization has started to use the same hashtag. How can we handle that?".( read more ).

Twitter for Activism Tool VS Strategy Debate and A New Twitter Activism Guide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The "is Twitter a strategy or tool debate" was fueled as Twitter got lots of attention (and hype ) as part of the coverage of last week's protests in Moldova. Ivan Boothe points out in his post " The Fire and Food: Why There's No Such Thing As A Twitter Revolution ," the real-time use of Twitter as an organizing tool is a not revolution.

Three months without Twitter

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

As you know, I left twitter 3 months ago today. I never was very disciplined about turning twitter off, so I was constantly distracted. Need to share: I’m happy to leave the somewhat narcissistic impulse that Twitter feeds behind. Banter : Twitter is way better for banter than any other medium besides being in person.

Spachen sie Twitter?

NCE Social Media

A new report from Semiocast came out stating that half of all messages on Twitter are not in English. Tags: Education and Training Tools language rosetta twitter This is a drop from 69 percent during the same period in 2009. Are you speaking in your audience’s languages? What language is your audience using?

NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's The People Behind The Tags! The two top posts of the week were about Twitter and MySpace, both Web2.0 Today I Cried resigns !

Twitter Lists for Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Lauren Cochrane has a great post today with ideas for lists organizations could create with Twitter’s new List function. You can read more about Lists on the Twitter Blog here. Tags: community strategy campaigns lists twitter If you haven’t heard about Lists yet, you’re not behind! Media. Volunteers.

Twitter Lists for Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Lauren Cochrane has a great post today with ideas for lists organizations could create with Twitter’s new List function. You can read more about Lists on the Twitter Blog here. Tags: community strategy campaigns lists twitter If you haven’t heard about Lists yet, you’re not behind! Media. Volunteers.

Snack Meme: I Got Tagged

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jane Quigley , who I met at Podcamp, tagged me for the Media Snack Meme. Photo by KellyK. Snacking, particularly junk food, can make you fat!

Tagged Again. Media Consumption.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I saw that I had been tagged on Nancy White's blog, I left a crabby comment. I've been using twitter off and one since November. Now who to tag. leave a comment and you're tagged Sometimes when I get overwhelmed, my reaction is to dive into my blog reader. A new form of work advoidance. I live at the post office.

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NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tags: information socialmedia ). tags: km laurawhitehead ). TAG Conference Presentation View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

A Twitter-Like Twitter Policy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our Twitter policy: Be professional, kind, discreet, authentic. Tags: policy Represent us well. via Gruntled Employees Blog.

How to get Started on Twitter

NCE Social Media

Here’s a nice story with detailed instructions on how to get started on Twitter. Tags: Education and Training Microblog Tools CIO mcdonell twitter Hat tip to Steve McDonell.

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nate Ritter gives a brilliant example of how Twitter could help save the lives of missing children. NpTech Conversations. re working with???something

Twitter Search in Plain English


Tags: Twitter The latest awesomeness from Common Craft. --.

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Superlist of Twitter Tools for your Agency

NCE Social Media

He has one of the best websites I’ve seen that gives a step by step of tools, tips, and suggestions that you can use to dramatically improve your Twitter knowledge, and thus your Twitter presence. And if you want to follow John on Twitter, his Twitter name is @johnhaydon. link].

Deals with Twitter, Facebook and Search Engines

NCE Social Media

This week there has been quite a flurry of news for Twitter and Facebook. Bing, Facebook and Twitter now together. Tags: Tools bing facebook google twitter Bing , Microsoft’s search engine, announced a deal with the two social media tools to include their feeds in search results.

How to Follow the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference


On Twitter The NTC conversation on Twitter is already picking up speed. Session tags: Each session has it’s own hashtag.

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How to Launch your Presence on Twitter

NCE Social Media

Here is a great story from that details how to launch your presence on Twitter. Tags: Marketing and Awareness Tools twitter CIO twitip business It includes a definitive reading list, examples of how others have done it. Also, read the reader feedback about launching your presence for smaller organizations and companies.