50 Best Nonprofit Twitter Accounts to Follow

EveryAction

nonprofit twitter A frequent assumption is that social media runs itself, but the “build it and they will come” model won’t yield the engagement or impact that you’re looking for.

Twitter Makes Profile Updates

Connection Cafe

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.

Top Nonprofit Twitter Accounts: 2016 Election Edition

EveryAction

That’s why, in our third installment of the best-of-Twitter blog series , we’re excited to highlight some of the nonprofit champions working tirelessly this election cycle to advocate for global and grassroots issues that directly impact us each day. Check out some of the best advocacy tweets below, follow their campaigns on Twitter, and make your voice heard on Election Day ! Let us know on Twitter , and be sure to follow these organizations before Nov 8 and beyond!

Twitter Following

NCE Social Media

I have a bunch of followers on Twitter, but I’m not sure how I got them. Next, I also follow people on Twitter who are social media gurus – and I mean they really are, not just because they state so in their online bio. (In Tools follow like list twitter

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.

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. Here's a brand new list of some of the best nonprofit Twitter accounts in the Twitterverse! twitter

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. Also here is a link a video of Twitter’s co-founder, Ev Williams, at the Chirp conference discussing Twitter. Tags: Microblog Tools chirp ev twitter Video will.i.am.

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.

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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! They have only been rolled out to around half of the users so far.

Twitter for Nonprofits in 2018: Rebirth or Retire?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The past year, Twitter has been widely criticized for its role in spreading misinformation , being a Petri dish for hate speech , and how it approaches world leaders use of the platform. On the other hand, some say Twitter is ready for a renaissance , a phoenix rising from the ashes.

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! They have only been rolled out to around half of the users so far.

How to Use Twitter Better

Connection Cafe

Home school your way to a more successful Twitter presence. Twitter in Plain English (YouTube). How to Use Twitter. Twitter 101 for Nonprofits (Slideshare). 20 Tips for Nonprofits Using Twitter. 40 Twitter-iffic Event Day Ideas. Author: Cheryl Black.

Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

I’ve presented about Twitter before, as well, so in addition to sharing some notes and resources, and my slides, from the presentation on Friday, I want to also round up other Twitter-related posts and links here. Twitter Resources. Atlanta Councilman chooses Twitter.

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? Also here is a story by Cindy King on the value of Twitter lists for marketing. Tags: Education and Training Microblog Tools lists twitter Video

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.

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. Lists will completely change how we use Twitter: * Users can follow a list without having to follow all the users on that list. Twitter lists will give users additional ways to create value for their followers.

Twitter as an Advocacy Tool

NCE Social Media

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

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

————— 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.

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. But rather than making this an extensive essay on the glories of social media, I just want to give some examples from my UK trip, just from Twitter.

Twitter Analytics And Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

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. Analytics serve as a window into the effectiveness of your nonprofit’s content marketing.

Newest Changes to Twitter and Facebook

NCE Social Media

Twitter recently announced that they were going to start allowing people who follow your account on Twitter, regardless if you follow them back, to send you direct messages on Twitter. It’s also been reported that you cannot have and weblinks in your Twitter direct messages. Will you follow people on Twitter just to send them direct messages? Tools facebook privacy settings twitter

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??. Image courtesy of 1stwebdesigner.

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. Tags: Technology Zen twitter

How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter is experimenting with allowing certain nonprofits to accept donations directly through tweets. It is unclear if Twitter has plans to provide access to more nonprofits in the near future, but doing so would be a smart move. 1) Donors can now give directly through Twitter.

10 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Twitter

NetWits

Fret not, however, as the number of nonprofits using Twitter continues to grow. However, many are confused about how Twitter can help advance their organization’s goals. Consider how you can use Twitter to network with other professionals in your line of work.

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.

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

Infographic: 10 Most Successful Nonprofit Twitter Accounts

TechImpact

So your nonprofit start up their Twitter account a few months ago and you’re rolling about 5-6 Retweeets per day. Here’s a breakdown of just how successful some of these major international Twitter accounts are: Image courtesy of Burson-Marsteller.

Advanced Twitter Search

NCE Social Media

So you think you’re a Twitter guru. Here’s a nice brief video from Mashable that demonstrates how to use Twitter’s Advanced Search Tools. Microblog Video search SEO twitterDo you know how to use their Advanced Search Tools to find what you seek? Enjoy!

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50,000 Nonprofits on Twitter!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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

How to Create a Twitter Moment for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter Moments as defined by Twitter are curated tweets collected into a story. First launched in October 2015 in partnership with a select few media partners, as of September 29 all Twitter users can now create Moments. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media Twitter

Recap: Twitter #GivingTuesdayMyths Chat Hosted by Salesforce Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a transcript of our discussion captured in a Twitter Moment. Yesterday Allison Fine and I participated in a chat hosted by the Salesforce Foundation and moderated by Emily Goodstein on the topic “GivingTuesday Myths.”

4 Facts About How Millennials Use Twitter

TechImpact

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.

Turkey and Twitter: Birds of a Feather on #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

Start reaching out to the people who share and like your Facebook and Twitter posts. I just confirmed my dog sitter for Thanksgiving, which means I’m set to make the trip to my parents’ house and enjoy the holiday with my family.

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How to Get 55,000 Followers on Twitter

NetWits

When I’m not digging through tons of nonprofit data or spending time with … Interactive

Measuring happiness through Twitter

AFP Blog

Measuring happiness through Twitter : The day of the Boston bombings was the world’s saddest in five years—at least according to the “Hedonometer,” a tool designed by mathematicians at the University of Vermont that acts like a mood ring for the Internet

Getting started on Twitter

AFP Blog

Getting started on Twitter : "How to set up a Twitter account for students in MK337 “Marketing on the Internet” Twitter is the only required social media site. But I want you to get a taste of Twitter. I expect you to use blogs or Facebook or some other site for your project. People are using this to connect with friends, promote products & services, and even bring down dictatorships

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Use social networks like Facebook and Twitter to reach out to a broader base of potential volunteers. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself.

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? I believe this proves the increase in global use of social media. What language is your audience using?

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.

3 Quick Tips to Help You Become a Twitter Influencer

SocialFish

While this is good news for those who use Twitter, because it means that they’re getting up-to-date engagement, it’s not so good for companies looking to grow their presence on this platform amidst all of the competition. Put Your Twitter Account on Auto-Drive.

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.

Twitter Blog

AFP Blog

Twitter Blog: "Now that we know more about how Twitter is being used, we've made changes to our Terms of Service—these are the basic rules that go along with using Twitter. The revisions more appropriately reflect the nature of Twitter and convey key issues such as ownership. For example, your tweets belong to you, not to Twitter.