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. It’s important to approach social media with a multifaceted strategy for spreading your message and getting the attention of your audience.

#NGOtech19: A 24-Hour Twitter Takeover for NGOs WorldWide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Join Nonprofit Tech for Good, Funraise , and the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report partners for a 24-hour Twitter Takeover on September 26! You can participate and follow the takeovers on Twitter at @NonprofitOrgs. – Share resources, such as ebooks, blog posts, and articles about NGO technology that you think would be useful to the followers of the Twitter Takeover. Schedule of Twitter Takeovers on September 26: 10am AEST (Melbourne): Pro Bono Australia.

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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. 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.

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 twitterA new blog post over at the Social Media Examiner on how to grow your followers got me thinking. Hopefully it’s for my witty repartee.

July 16 Webinar: Twitter and Twitter Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to Twitter and then quickly moves on to demonstrate how nonprofits can use the site to increase their supporter base, website traffic, e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and overall visibility on the Internet. Much more than a site for pushing news, Twitter is very much about participating in online conversation, being authentic, having personality, and knowing what content your followers want from you on Twitter.

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. Finally, since I spend a lot of time browsing nonprofits on Twitter, especially those making their debut, a few simple pieces of advice for the newcomers: 1. Twitter

February 12 Webinar: Twitter and Twitter Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to Twitter and then quickly moves on to demonstrate how nonprofits can use the site to increase their supporter base, website traffic, e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and overall visibility on the Internet. Much more than a site for pushing news, Twitter is very much about participating in online conversation, being authentic, having personality, and knowing what content your followers want from you on Twitter.

November 6 Webinar: Twitter and Twitter Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to Twitter and then quickly moves on to demonstrate how nonprofits can use the site to increase their supporter base, website traffic, e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and overall visibility on the Internet. Much more than a site for pushing news, Twitter is very much about participating in online conversation, being authentic, having personality, and knowing what content your followers want from you on 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. Like how only a select few nonprofits had access to Facebook’s early launch of their Facebook Fundraising Tools , only a select few nonprofits currently have access to Twitter Donations. 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.

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 Takeover] #GivingTuesday: One Day to Make a World of Difference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Please RSVP for the #GivingTuesday Twitter Takeover on Facebook to let us know that you’ll be joining us on June 4th. Fundraising TwitterOn Tuesday, August 6, @GivingTuesday will takeover @NonprofitOrgs for 24 hours to lead a conversation about how to set your nonprofit up for success, what the data tells us about who’s giving on GivingTuesday, and how you can get involved in the biggest giving movement of all time. History of GivingTuesday.

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. For nonprofits active on Twitter, Moments are new way to showcase the best tweets about your event or campaign. Use the nine steps steps detailed below to guide your nonprofit when creating its first Twitter Moment.

48 Nonprofit Twitter Experts Who Tweet Great Advice

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking for nonprofit Twitter tips, here is a list of forty-eight nonprofit experts on Twitter categorized by business area (events, volunteering, marketing, and more

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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: Does Your Organization Really Need to Tweet?

Wild Apricot

For some nonprofits, Twitter is the perfect platform to grow their community, while others are better off putting their efforts elsewhere. Is Twitter right for your organization

[Twitter Takeover] #ReclaimSocial: A Call to Counteract Negativity on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Please RSVP for the #ReclaimSocial Twitter Takeover on Facebook to let us know that you’ll be joining us on June 4th. Social Media TwitterOn Tuesday, June 4 Tereza Litsa ( @TerezaLitsa ), co-founder of the #ReclaimSocial podcast , will takeover @NonprofitOrgs for 24 hours to lead a conversation about the importance of being positive on social media. How to Participate. On June 4, follow the #ReclaimSocial hashtag and share: The great work that your organization is doing.

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

How to Use Twitter to Engage the Right Community for Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

Twitter has evolved significantly since it launched in 2006 as a simple, short messaging service. Twitter is no longer simply a platform to "microblog," as it was initially designed. Twitter is now a powerful platform to know, understand, and segment your community.

25 Must-Follow NGO Resources on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media Twitter NGOs A follow-up post to Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs and Five Social Media Best Practices for NGOs , below is a list of 25 resources that regularly tweet and retweet useful fundraising and social media advice and information valuable to NGOs worldwide, particularly those engaged in international development.

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Twitter Walls

NCE Social Media

HootFeed is a free tool built for sharing twitter feeds with an audience. Twitter feeds can be an important tool if you want to see what people are saying about a specific hashtag while a speech is going on or while an event or meeting is happening. If you know me you know I like to use Hootsuite to manage my social media feeds. Hootsuite has started offering a free service called #HootFeed.

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! twitterThat'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. Check out these examples + learn how to pump up your organization's IRL impact one tweet at a time.

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. If you have a favorite Twitter disability-related feed and think others should be following it, too, please share it in the comments section. blog Tools Research twitter feeds disability

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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.

10,000 Nonprofits On Twitter!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This morning I followed my 10,000th nonprofit on Twitter! Let’s help them get started on Twitter by following them at @CoWReachnTeach. Just be sure to list the Twitter username you want me to Tweet and you don’t need to say publicly how much you gave. In an effort to serve as portal to nonprofits on Twitter, @NonprofitOrgs only follows nonprofit organizations [now 10,000!]. Tags: Twitter Micro Fundraising Online Fundraising

How to Find IP from Twitter: Track IP Address on Twitter Now?

Find the free stuff

Are you wondering about how you can get someone’s IP address on Twitter? This guide will put you through the various methods of tracking IP addresses and locations from Twitter. The post How to Find IP from Twitter: Track IP Address on Twitter Now?

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20,000 Nonprofit Organizations on Twitter!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I just followed my 20,000th nonprofit organization on Twitter at @ NonprofitOrgs ! I started the profile 18 months ago with the primary mission to only “Follow&# nonprofits in order to serve as a portal to nonprofit organizations on Twitter. Twitter Best Practices for Nonprofit Organizations. Tags: Twitter

10 Twitter Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An online database of Twitter Apps called oneforty currently lists almost 2,900 third-party Twitter Apps. While some nonprofits have been early adopters of Twitter Apps, the vast majority are not. Once you start browsing around and experimenting, you’ll quickly come to realize that there are a phenominal number of free Twitter tools now available to nonprofits – that can also be used to improve website, e-newsletter, blogging, and social media campaigns.

Webinar: Twitter and LinkedIn for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to Twitter and then quickly moves on to demonstrate how nonprofits can use the site to increase their supporter base, website traffic, e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and overall visibility on the Internet. Much more than a site for pushing news, Twitter is very much about participating in online conversation, being authentic, having personality, and knowing what content your followers want from you on Twitter.

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

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

Why I Decided to Leave Facebook and Twitter

Social Velocity

I deleted my Facebook and Twitter accounts. I know many people who have found or created communities on Facebook or Twitter that really work for them. The post Why I Decided to Leave Facebook and Twitter appeared first on Social Velocity. So I did something scary this week.

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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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. Many of these folks are new to Twitter and thus I get to see the Twitter debut of many nonprofits and there are eight very common mistakes that newbies make that unknowingly diminish their Twitter ROI from day one. The same study by HubSpot also found that having a Twitter Bio can get you up to eight times as many followers. Twitter

Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

It was a shared session, where I presented some basic information to (mostly) organizations who haven’t yet tried out Twitter, focusing on using the platform in general as well as ways to activate and engage a community; and Katherine from Baby Buggy shared her own case study of building the @ loverecycled community on Twitter and helping turn those interactions into resources to serve families around the country. Twitter Resources. Atlanta Councilman chooses Twitter.

Five Types of Tweets Nonprofits Should Never Post on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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 itself has concurred that influence on Twitter is not in how many followers you have, but rather in how often you get retweeted. Folks on Twitter don’t want to follow robots. Twitter

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. Please note the forum was held by having people use Twitter to post their questions and thus this is a story with a Twitter feed. Education and Training Microblog advocacy philanthropy twitter

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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 ). If your nonprofit is committed to maximizing engagement on Twitter, then you must create visually compelling call-to-action images for fundraising and advocacy campaigns. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media Twitter

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11 Nonprofits Utilizing the New Twitter Profile Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The vast majority of nonprofits have yet to utilize the new Twitter profile design that was launched on September 18. Related Links: Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and Twitter Apps. HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Twitter Profile to the New Design. TwitterThe good news is that upgrading to the new design is extremely easy – it can be done in just a few clicks by following these four simple steps.

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. Via Twitter, we set the time and he gives me the Tube stop (White City). Without Twitter, I wouldn't have been able to find out about this and make the offer.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. If you aren’t getting engagement on Twitter (retweeted, replied to, mentioned, favorited, and listed), then your nonprofit must dramatically change its Twitter strategy. Social Media Twitter

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?

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??. Here are 4 reasons why your nonprofit should start following more people on Twitter, today. Because Twitter users receive a notification when someone follows them, regardless of who it is, you are effectively reaching across the cyber table to shake hands with that person.

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. But analytics can be hard to get a grasp on, and there are so many tools that report on Twitter analytics it can be difficult to decide on which to use. Twitter Counter. Twitter Analytics. Twitter has had its own internal analytics platform for some time, but it has recently received an incredible facelift.