Two Free Twitter Network Visualization Tools

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

While these are great for deep analysis and strategic planning, sometimes a simple free tool can do the trick if all you are looking for is quick high-level insights. I would like to point out two such tools today, both of which rely on the Twitter API.

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The JianGate Twitter Universe Visualized

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The high level visual of the entire Twitter network surrounding this keyword group is displayed at the top of this post, were you can clearly see that most of the discussion right now revolves around 10-15 key players, whose content is being shared or referenced throughout the rest of the network.

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Top 10 Twitter To Do’s for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

Despite having 600 million active Twitter users with over 135,000 more joining the party every day, nonprofits have been slow to get on the Twitter train. If they are using Twitter, it’s often in fits and starts, with no clear strategy and very little consistency.

Can’t Keep Up? 6 Ways to Get More Out of Twitter In Less Time

J Campbell Social Marketing

Twitter remains the second most important social media tool for nonprofits. I don’t get Twitter. If you are actively using Twitter, do you feel like you are “tweeting in the dark”, spending more and more time on the network but getting less and less out of it?

11 Things Nonprofits Can Learn About Using Twitter from the @NYTimes

J Campbell Social Marketing

million (yes, million) Twitter followers, The New York Times is one of the most respected and reputable Twitter accounts out there. That being said, there is much that smaller nonprofits can learn from the news organization about using Twitter effectively. With over 10.6

WHERE ARE MY PEOPLE? 6 Tools and Techniques for Finding Friends and Influencers on Facebook & Twitter

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 6 techniques and tools for finding these friends and influencers on Facebook and Twitter. TWITTER TECHNIQUE: Upload Your Email File. Twitter also lets you import an email file to show you who you already know on Twitter. 5 Suggestion For Twitter Lists.

Using Hashtags to Promote Your Cause [Free Download]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Useful nonprofit Twitter chats for nonprofit professionals. You can download this paper for free on our Advice and Tips for Nonprofits on Social Media page on our website.

How To Start Using Twitter for Marketing and Connection

J Campbell Social Marketing

With 316 million monthly active users (34% of which log in multiple times per day), Twitter is a marketing powerhouse for businesses large and small. But where and how to start using Twitter? More resources: 4 Ways To Set Yourself Apart With the New Twitter Layout.

Integrating Social Data into Decision Making (5 Free Tools)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

And while admittedly most of actual complex data mining is happening behind the firewalls of Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon , there are numerous free tools available that allow you to access a good chunk of this data, since much of it is in the public domain.

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How to Use Hashtags to Promote Your Cause [Free Download]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Useful nonprofit Twitter chats for nonprofit professionals. You can download this paper for free on our new Advice and Tips for Nonprofits on Social Media page on our website.

Are you curious about Twitter? Here’s a sneak peek at my Twitter strategy

Wild Woman Fundraising

When my friend Amy Sample Ward told me to get on Twitter in 2007, I did so, reluctantly. Twitter has helped me build friendships, new partnerships, and it has helped me get thousands of dollars of sales in webinars and books. Twitter also helps me get lots of website traffic every week.

7 Places You Can Get a Free Fundraising Website

Fundraiser Ideas

One of these resources is a free fundraising website platform. The following are seven of my favorite free fundraising websites. #1: This free fundraising website, , is super easy. is a free fundraising website platform that is similar to If you list your fundraising event on this free fundraising website platform, all you need to do is enter in the most important information about the event.

Getting started on Twitter

Fundraising Coach

In my college class on internet marketing, students are required to use Twitter. I just wrote instructions on how to set up a Twitter account since most of them don’t have one. If you’re already using Twitter, what would you add? Most have free versions.

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10 Twitter Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

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Newsweek said it best: "Suddenly, all the world is a-Twitter." " Simple and powerful, Twitter is a must for nonprofit organizations. I created and manage a portal to nonprofits on Twitter @nonprofitorgs and based on my experience using site, I have crafted ten of my favorite Twitter Tips for beginners: 1. Nowhere is this more true than on Twitter. Twitter functions much like Karma. Twitter is about conversation.

5 Twitter Tips for Fundraisers

Fundraising Coach

It’s no secret that I love Twitter. Here are five tips to help you make better use of Twitter. One of the worst things you can do as a fundraiser on Twitter is broadcast about your cause all day long. Feel free to tweet about things you’re reading. One of the easiest ways to be “human&# on Twitter is to upload a picture of yourself in your Twitter settings. Try participating in twitter chats. Visitors from Twitter.

Amazon is giving away my book for free today

Fundraising Coach

On Thursday, July 18, Amazon is giving the Kindle version away for free. Just go to [link] to see if they’ve set it up for free. I wrote this book because I am always getting questions about how to use Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to market and fundraise for nonprofits.

Get Tuesday’s Webinar Free | Your 6-Word Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Be sure to leave your email address or Twitter handle when you comment so I can contact you directly for your snail-mailing address if you win. Buy My Book Today, Get into Tomorrow’s Webinar for Free. Eastern Tuesday and we’ll register you for the webinar for free.

Tips for Writing Facebook and Twitter Updates

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But what else makes a good nonprofit Twitter or Facebook update? A Few Special Notes on Twitter. watch for prize drawings, free training, book clubs, and more! You know they have to be short. As with everything we say and do, we need to start by asking, “What’s the goal?&#

Are you coming to my free webinar today? What do you mean you wanted more notice?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So I’m giving a FREE Webinar today 12:30–1pm CST on Using social media to enhance your network! What are ways to identify and reach influencers on Twitter in your niche?

FREE npEXPERTS Webinar Tomorrow

Fundraising Coach

To register for free, go to: [link]. npEXPERTS FREE Webinars. The entire line up of free npEXPERTS webinars is: Donors Don’t Live in One Place so Why Do Your Communications? Twitter Webinar January 30!

Download 2012 Trends Report; Free Webinar on 1/5

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The importance of social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, and blogging held steady between 2011 and 2012, with only video gaining in importance. Facebook beats Twitter, 80% to 34% as important to nonprofit marketers.

The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media Workbook Free Preview!

Wild Woman Fundraising

It teaches you step by step how to find your target market, how to use keywords to get found in google, how to write compelling articles, how to get more traffic through commenting, how to dominate Twitter and LinkedIn in 30 days, and how to measure everything you’re doing.

The Ultimate Nonprofit Guide to Creating Social Media Graphics

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this free guide, I will show you: The 6 things that make a great nonprofit visual; Examples from nonprofits; Free or low-cost tools that do not require any technical knowledge to use! Nonprofits Social Media free ebook social media graphics

Free new online journal from NTEN: Volunteers, videos and Twitter horror stories

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

NTEN (The Nonprofit Technology Network) has a new online journal called Change, and I’m a fan. I’m also a board member of NTEN and contributor to the first edition of the journal. But those biases aside, I do feel this resource is worth highlighting. Here is some of what you’ll find in the new edition here : 1. Tips on recruiting volunteers via Facebook. Ideas for creating better videos for your cause. The story of how the American Red Cross recovered from a tipsy errant Tweet.

Better Microcontent: Writing in Small Places – Free Webinar

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Do not cut and paste the exact same thing between Facebook, Twitter etc. Next week I am hosting a FREE webinar on how to compose better microcontent. The term “microcontent” refers to those places where you don’t have a lot of space for words to work with.

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#HOWTO: Setup A (Free) Magazine For Your Community

Non Profit Marketing 360

Unlike Pinterest, you need not wait for an ‘invitation’ In fact, if you have a Twitter or Facebook account, you are already good-to-go. Once you are signed in with your account (I used Twitter), you have the opportunity to link other social media to your

RIP Twitter IPO

A. Fine Blog

I was reminded yesterday why it was a sad day in the social media world when Twitter went public on November 7th. But Twitter going public changes their fundamental model. Just a few years ago, we were collectively playing with Twitter and trying to figure out the lay of the land. Don’t actually know the answer to the last question but remember discussing it on Twitter.). Most of all, Twitter was fun.

Want to stay more private online?

Wild Woman Fundraising

In these worksheets, we’ll go into how to browse anonymously, how to keep websites from tracking you, how to stay private on LinkedIn, how to stay private on Twitter, and how to stay private with your email as well. Here’s your free preview!

Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling


CH also shares the resource, The Noun Project , which offers a free collection of icons, symbols and simple graphics. Christine Russel and Rebecca Stern recently co-hosted the Health Care Leadership (#HCLDR) Twitter chat with a focus on visual media.

Will You Look Back With Me on 2011?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Going Gluten-Free! I have been biking so much, and I’ve had the energy, I think, because I went gluten free. I got featured on Mark Schaefer’s Business Grow Blog , with my little ebook that I wrote and illustrated called Twitter for Monkeys.

New free ebook “npEXPERTS: Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits”

Fundraising Coach

” Even better, the ebook is free for the taking. Other Possibly Related posts: A Twitter chat for fundraising and marketing for small nonprofits – today! Free AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference 2011 registration contest.

Downsides to the global democratization and sharing of content

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I remember delivering a speech in 2008 during the early days of Twitter in which I mentioned to the audience that this platform may soon be the world’s largest sample of live human thought (good and evil) and also the world’s largest real-time conversation database.

Do you work for a nonprofit hospital? How are you doing social media?

Wild Woman Fundraising

I put this simple message out on Twitter: “Hey Twitter, can you help me out? If you have a question that you’d like answered, and you want to connect with people on Twitter too, I suggest that you ask a question, and ask @TweetSmarter to retweet it.

HATE your job? You are not alone. Join us on April 7th.

Wild Woman Fundraising

I was having this conversation with someone on twitter. If you want a new nonprofit job, I’m doing a free online training on Thursday, April 7th, from 1pm-1:30pm EST about how to get one. And it’s free, so no reimbursement forms to sign! Each participant will get a free gift from me of a cover letter that works really really well for nonprofit jobs, as well as one-on-one time to get the answers you need.

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How to quickly identify popular hashtags for a specific event

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Ever since the early days of Twitter hashtag use, major events had organic hashtag communities form around them (essentially back channel discussions). Over the years, as the use of Twitter grew among brands and organizations, the use of top-down branded hashtags became increasingly common.

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Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One

J Campbell Social Marketing

On November 5, I will be presenting a FREE webinar with Nonprofit Webinars (a service of 4Good). Blogging Events Nonprofits Social Media Speaking blogging free webinar training I hope you can join me!

Top Twitter Tools & Applications

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

During one of my last presentations , I noticed some of my participants frantically scribbling notes whenever I would open up my “Twitter Tools&# bookmark folder in my browser as if they were some secret collection. These are all in fact, free public tools that I have simply bookmarked over time. It’s really nothing more than various Twitter database leveraging tools and applications, each with specific purposes. Twitter Search – Basic search tool.

Short & Sweet: The Whys and Hows of Twitter for Communications Professionals

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Fenton Communications has a free new eBook out , and they shared with me the following preview by Hugh McMullin. Four years ago when we started working with Twitter on behalf of nonprofits, it wasn’t yet an established medium crucial to winning elections, fomenting revolutions, and locating cupcake trucks. Twitter is so much more than a vehicle to help you push out messages and content. For Twitter newbies, it has step-by step instructions for getting started.

Join the conversation in Twitter - get social with “social media”

Fundraising Coach

I’m thrilled with the increase in Twitter usage I’m seeing! Here’s a tip: feel free to reply to other people’s tweets. If people are using Twitter, they know their comments are public. How to reply to messages in Twitter.

#HOWTO: Customize & Brand Your Twitter Account

Non Profit Marketing 360

Don't simply accept Twitter's defaults. Twitter is perhaps the go-to social-networking site for anyone looking to share interesting information, tawdry gossip, breaking news, or knee-jerk reactions. Let’s see how to brand your Twitter account with your colors and logo.