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Two Free Twitter Network Visualization Tools

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Lately, my associates and I have been doing quite a bit of social network visualization research for clients, typically using raw social data and comprehensive, fee-based custom tools. I would like to point out two such tools today, both of which rely on the Twitter API.

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6 Advanced Twitter Features for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As of August 2016, Twitter has 313 million monthly active users. If you or your nonprofit are one of them, explore these little known Twitter features that might make the social network more useful for you and your followers. Twitter (@twitter) July 26, 2016.

The JianGate Twitter Universe Visualized

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

What does “stepping back” look like from a social network analysis perspective (of course I would throw this in)? Pink (middle bottom)= @torontostar –> Toronto Star news network, which led the investigation (with CanadaLand’s Jesse Brown involved).

Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

J Campbell Social Marketing

The ability to donate directly inside Twitter may be coming to a nonprofit near you! Last week, Twitter announced that it will start testing a Buy button embedded into individual tweets. Thankfully Twitter did not completely overlook nonprofits.

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.

BOOKMARK THIS: Big List of Twitter Chats for Nonprofits (Chat Tools, Too!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yearning for company, learning, or meaningful connections on Twitter? Try a Twitter chat! TWITTER CHAT A conversation that happens on Twitter that’s focused within a certain time (usually an hour) on a specific topic and by a specific person or organization.

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Afraid of Twitter? 5 Quick Tips

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit Communications Online Marketing Social Networking newbies twitter We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How to Find Your Audience on Social Networks. Let’s face it – not all followers on social networks are the same. Finding and engaging friends and influencers meaningfully in your mission should be one your top tactics on your social networks.

Why Using Facebook and Twitter Alone Isn’t Smart

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Using Facebook and Twitter alone, without an additional management tool, isn’t the smartest approach to your social media. Nonprofit Communications Online Tools Social Networking

4 Ways To Set Yourself Apart With the New Twitter Layout

J Campbell Social Marketing

Twitter is changing its look , and like it or not, your nonprofit better be ready. Here are 4 ways you can set yourself apart using the new Twitter layout. With the new feature Pinned Tweet, you can pin one tweet that you would like to feature to the top of your Twitter profile.

Should You Sync Your Facebook and Twitter Updates?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit Communications nptech Publication Management Social Networking Writing for the Web We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. We''ve Moved!

Might a Rotating Twitter Account Work for You?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I managed to stay awake long enough last night to catch the Colbert Report, where Stephen talked about a very interesting marketing concept: a curated Twitter account with a rotating voice each week. Content Curation Creative Ideas Nonprofit Communications nptech Social Networking twitter

#Social Networking: Netflix Losing Control of Social-Network Goodwill

Non Profit Marketing 360

The draw of the story about the media-streaming service raising its rates by over 60% earlier this week (a raise that will not have an impact on current subscribers until the fall) is how Netflix’s subscribers jumped all over the service via their social networks and Facebook.

How to measure ROI of social media? Book Review: Measuring The Networked Nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

Beth Kanter and Katie Paine’s new book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, helps you answer that question. The first thing you should probably do is read Beth Kanter’s first book, The Networked Nonprofit. The next book, Measuring the Networked nonprofit, ALSO has a wiki.

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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.

Twitter Etiquette For Agencies/Freelancers

Diva Marketing Blog

In this series, Just one Crowd Sourced Question , I reach out to my social networks and ask folks to share just 1 tip on a social media issue. . Two national brands, Chrysler and Aflec , were involved in twitter controversies. It is today that we must create the world of the future.

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.

Feeling the Love for Twitter

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Twitter. Pick whatever metaphor you like, but Twitter is always coming in as the runner-up to big bad Facebook. But guess who’s there for Twitter, wanting to take it to the prom and even maybe marry it someday? Nonprofit Communications Social Networking

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. Tags: Copywriting Nonprofit Communications Online Marketing Social Networking nptech You know they have to be short.

New Social Media Network Road Map

Diva Marketing Blog

Not to make things more complicated, but especially in social media marketing, you can't expect to build a strategy without first understanding the "tools" e.g. blogs, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. Let's use the newest darling of the social networks -- Pinterest as an example.

Social Media Networking: Gone Is The Luxury of Privacy

Diva Marketing Blog

Sometimes the responses focused on the defining the tools like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs. Author and strategist Brian Solis' answer was an ah ha oh yes moment. -- "We’re forming incredibly vibrant and extensive networks around relationships and interests.

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All We Are Saying, Is Give Twitter a Chance

Social Media Bird Brain

Twitter (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It''s been a long time since I heard the kind of criticism of Twitter that I used to hear, say circa January 2008, when I joined. Now everyone just seems to accept that Twitter is a thing, though for a lot of them it seems to mean Twitter is a thing for newscasters or comedians to reference when someone in the public eye screws up big-time.

#SOCIALMEDIA: Rise Of Micro-Networks Might Reconfigure Social Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

Online social networking is all about the sharing, even sharing stuff you wished the rest of the world didn’t see. The opportunities for outreach are expanded exponentially through a social network like Twitter or a blogging site like Tumblr.

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Interview with Ed Garsten: Chrysler's Twitter Storm Back-story

Diva Marketing Blog

One : An agency employee (Chrysler's Marketing Department contacted with a PR firm to be their voice on Twitter) was fired for an inappropriate tweet that ran on Chrysler’s @ChryslerAutos Twitter account.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: StumbleUpon An Early & Still Independent Social Network Web Searcher

Non Profit Marketing 360

Creating social networks before anyone knew what they were. Within the Interests tab of your account, you really can see where Twitter and Facebook got some of their ideas and how no ‘genius’ works in isolation.

How can nonprofits monitor their online reputations?

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you are a one person shop with 3 people’s jobs, and you have to prioritize and just do 1 or 2 channels, I would recommend Twitter and blogging. Do you have a Twitter account? How to use Twitter effectively.

Twitter Update From Pew

The Agitator

I’m alerting you to this report reluctantly, because I’m a Twitter avoider. Don't Miss these Posts communications media usage research social networking

9 Tips to Improve Your Small-places Writing: How to Compose Better Microcontent and Social Network Updates

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" With Twitter, you only have 140 characters, but leave room for retweets by others. For more detailed information and examples on microcontent, check out Kivi's e-book from Network for Good - Big Impact in Small Spaces: 9 Ways to Write Better Email Subject Lines, Headlines, Tweets and Facebook Updates. Also, you can listen to the full webinar recording from " 9 Tips to Improve Your Small-places Writing: How to Compose Better Microcontent and Social Network Updates."

Demographics of Social Network Site Users - 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

The rise in the use of social network sites (SNS) among internet users over the past 7 years has been dramatic. Twitter is used by 16% of internet users; the 18-29 year olds, African-Americans and urban residents were significantly more likely to use it than other groups.

Want People to Share Your Story? Stop Making It So Hard! Do This Instead.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We chatted about how he became a big fan of Twitter, and then he asked me to look at this section on his website called Share Our Story. All the posts – for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Google Plus – are written for you.

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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 ! PICO Network ( @PICOnetwork ). twitter advocacy

CASE STUDY: How MomsRising Uses Hashtags to Help Meet Its Mission

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I asked MomsRising Director of Social Media Strategy and Blogging Anita Jackson ( @anita_sarah ) to tell me more about MomsRising’s use of hashtags for its two regular weekly Twitter chats. On Which Social Networks Do You Use the Hashtag(s)? Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/7HCgw9.

What Sponsors Should Measure in Cause Marketing Campaigns

Cause Related Marketing

When I was writing the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Telethon a representative from one of CMN’s largest sponsors used to avail herself of the same makeup services provided for celebrity hosts and guests.

Flint as a Network Problem

A. Fine Blog

The people of Flint lack the “bridging” power of social networks. Rich neighborhoods get better services than low-income ones because of their social networks. The post Flint as a Network Problem appeared first on Allison Fine

Social Media Impacts The Trust of People Not In Our Digital Networks

Diva Marketing Blog

Sometimes the smart people can be the most naive when it comes to social media and social networks. He had been using Facebook, Twitter and LInkedIn for personal and professional use for several years. You do have social media/networking guidelines?

How to Use Hashtags to Promote Your Cause

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Useful nonprofit Twitter chats for nonprofit professionals. Social NetworkingHarness the power of hashtags to promote your organization on social media with How to Use Hashtags to Promote Your Cause. At only four pages, you’ll quickly be on your way to successfully using hashtags.

Everything You Need to Know About Hashtags

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This list shows you the most popular daily hashtags you can use on your social networks to increase your presence and engagement. BOOKMARK THIS: Big List of Twitter Chats for Nonprofits (Chat Tools, Too!). One of the best ways to use hashtags is via a Twitter Chat.

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5 Easy Hashtags Hacks for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Twitter étiquette tells us to use just 2 hashtags per tweet (3 is pushing it). to research the popularity of any hashtag on Twitter, plus related hashtags to help you pair wisely. Do a Twitter audit on their account with Twitonomy.

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How to Get Retweeted

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

John Haydon is presenting this Wednesday’s webinar called Twitter for Nonprofits: The Truth about Tweeting for Your Cause (July 21, 2010, 12 pm ET / 9 am PT – One hour earlier than our usual time). Write Pithy Headlines – On Twitter all we have is 140 characters.

Network Weaving Personalities

A. Fine Blog

My friend, Lisa Colton , wrote fascinating post on the personality of network weavers. Meyer-Briggs for network weavers, she called it. We know there is a function called network weaving, originally defined by Valdis Krebs and June Holley. This design will shape the network.