10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips


Twitter is a powerful tool for any nonprofit. New tools can often time take time to get used to or can be difficult to get to know. By doing this your nonprofit’s Twitter account will look populated and active enticing users who are drawn to the signs of activity.

Infographic: Nonprofit Twitter Cheat Sheet


Is your nonprofit’s Twitter account lacking? Are you having a hard time gaining followers, getting clicks, retweets, or mentions? Here’s an infographic to help turn around you and your nonprofit’s Twitter fortunes, faster.

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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

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.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter


————— 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. I love Twitter for media relations.

Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

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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 to generate Twitter leads using automation


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. IFTTT/Twitter/ClientXYZ).

How Much Time Mobile and Social Media Require

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The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Large nonprofits should have in place or be in the process of hiring a full-time new media manager.

12 Nonprofit Call-to-Action Twitter Images to Study and Learn From

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It is true that tweets with images receive more engagement , but how much more engagement depends on the quality of the images and if they are properly sized for Twitter ( 1024 x 512 pixels or a 2:1 aspect ratio ). Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media Twitter

It’s Time to #Showyourculture!

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Everyone from engineers to sales representatives to our CEO Mike Gianoni got in on the fun, posting their favorite memories from arts and cultural organizations on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, using #showyourculture in their post so we could all follow along.

4 Must-Know Features of the New Twitter Profile Design for Nonprofits

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This week Twitter began its roll out of a new Twitter Profile design and at any moment your nonprofit’s Twitter Profile could have a completely different look and functionality. Social Media Twitter

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.

How to Get 55,000 Followers on Twitter


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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

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


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

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management


The management of social media initiatives will help you align your people, time, budget and expenses together with your goals for successful completion of campaigns. However, Raven Tools works only with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

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50,000 Nonprofits on Twitter!

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It took 2 years, 10 months, and 50,000 clicks of a mouse, but yesterday @ NonprofitOrgs followed its 50,000th nonprofit on Twitter! That said, I’ve been saving up and to commemorate 50,000 nonprofits on Twitter I donated $500 to my Favorite Nonprofits. Twitter

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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. They’re smart about the tweets they post, they say thanks (a lot), and they spend time network weaving […]. The post 6 Twitter Tactics for Busy Nonprofits appeared first on John Haydon.

Five Types of Tweets Nonprofits Should Never Post on Twitter

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If your nonprofit is not getting retweeted on Twitter, then you haven’t yet found your Twitter voice. Retweets ensure than your nonprofit’s avatar get increased exposure on Twitter which ultimately results in more followers and click-through rates. Twitter

Top Tips: Twitter Lists


The Think Tank is 100% content-driven, with new resources being shared all the time. Twitter 101: What’s your Following Strategy? – This module explains what a Twitter following strategy is and why it matters. Here’s the latest from the Think Tank.

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 To Simplify Content Promotion with the Twitter Leapfrog Method


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.

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.

Ready to Respond: Real-Time Lessons in Preparedness from the Headlines and the ACLU

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Once the ACLU responded to this issue in a tangible way, they proudly displayed the message on the front page of their website and across social media channels like Twitter and F acebook. During times of crisis, do you make it easy for supporters to take action?

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

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The 50 nonprofits listed below are tackling some of the most important economic, social and political issues of our time. politicians follow any nonprofits on Twitter. Politicians have a lot to gain by being more connected with nonprofits on Twitter. Social Media Twitter

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40 Twitter-iffic Event Day Ideas

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Twitter's newsfeed style makes it the perfect cornerstone for your Event Day Social Media Strategy because you can post short, quick, and frequent snippets of information without turning off your audience. Quick Tips for Crafting an Event Day Twitter Strategy. Author: Robyn Mendez.

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Twitter for Nonprofits Program


Twitter has recently announced their Twitter for Nonprofits Program. Pro-bono: Registered non-profit organizations who provide valuable resources in times of crisis (natural disaster, civil unrest) can apply to be considered for pro-bono promoted tweets and promoted accounts.

Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits

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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.

29 Nonprofit Resources to Follow on Twitter

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A long overdue follow up to my post on 29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter , below are 29 nonprofit resources that tweet regularly on subjects ranging from fundraising to social media to mobile communications. Nonprofit Times :: @ NonProfitTimes.

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.

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


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.

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

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To put this context, a gold fish has an attention span of 9 seconds! Attention span is the amount of concentrated time on a task without becoming distracted. In short, you don’t spend enough time in either mode for your brain to be effective. Photo by BirgerKing.

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How Do World Leaders Use Twitter? New Findings from Annual Twiplomacy Study

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Twiplomacy aims to identify the extent to which world leaders use Twitter and how they connect on the social network. Only 32 countries, mainly in Africa and Asia-Pacific, do not have any Twitter presence. Pope Francis ( @Pontifex ) is the most influential world leader on Twitter.

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

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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.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

“ Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time – Guest Post by Peter Panepento. Eastern time, the technology provider noticed that donation forms were loading slowly or not at all, and soon many communities were unable to process donations.

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

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Along with measuring against impact results, it is important to look at how much time has been invested. This informative post is based on a recent webinar presented by the Ad Council provides an overview of how to understand the return on your time investment.

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?

A Few Self-Care Tips for Fundraisers During Stressful Year End Giving Time

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We are heading into the most stressful time of year for nonprofits, especially for fundraisers. With Giving Tuesday just around the corner, the kick off the that busy time of year for most nonprofit development directors and their teams is just ramping up. So, take a deep breath!

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.

The Big Twitter Question


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.