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.

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

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Promote Your Organization with Hashtags

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our online social media campaign advisor Kerri Karvetski shows you how to harness the power of hashtags to promote your organization on social media with How to Use Hashtags to Promote Your Cause. Useful nonprofit Twitter chats for nonprofit professionals.

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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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. 1) Showcase your organization with great photos. What do you think of the new look of Twitter? .

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. 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

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How Nonprofit Leaders Should Use Twitter

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit leaders should be using Twitter! And the best social media network to use for that is Twitter. How Nonprofit CEOs Use Twitter to Lead and Inspire. During this 60-minute webinar , you’ll learn: Why nonprofit leaders should dedicate time to Twitter.

Corporate vs Professional Individual Twitter Accounts

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I know I’m not the only one since this is a much discussed problem among various organizations in our field. Our consulting organization CEPSM has a Twitter account ( @cepsm ); and so do nearly all of the consultants that work here. That being said, we all primarily use our individual Twitter accounts (e.g. Don’t have a corporate account, but rather a “ Twitter List &# of all corporate employees in addition to their individual accounts.

How to organize your fundraising job search like a pro with Phil Gerard

Wild Woman Fundraising

Phil will be speaking about how to structure and organization your fundraising job search. Then as opportunities come up in the future, I have a much better understanding of who could be a good fit for what job in what organization. Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome.

How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick’s Foundation contacted me to highlight some of the great strides the organization has taken in the area of social media fundraising. They want to be able to measure, conclusively and in revenue terms, how much that post meant financially to the organizations. Twitter ads.

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? How to use Twitter lists.

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. 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. Twitter chats can be a fun way to meet people with similar interests. Visitors from Twitter.

Tips for Writing Facebook and Twitter Updates

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But what else makes a good nonprofit Twitter or Facebook update? This includes resources from other organizations! A Few Special Notes on Twitter. You know they have to be short. As with everything we say and do, we need to start by asking, “What’s the goal?&#

10 Cause Marketers You Should Follow on Twitter (Plus 20 More)

Selfish Giving

I love Twitter. There’s a certain magic to Twitter. I’ve learned a lot about cause marketing on Twitter, and now I want to my fantastic teachers with you! For me, Twitter is all about talking to people, not logos or brands or billboards.

#INTERVIEW: Debra Askanase, Socialbrite.org Strategist, Offers Useful Advice To Nonprofits Using Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

Debra Askanase, founder of Community Organizer 2.0 , is an “engagement strategist” who consults with nonprofit organizations on digital media. Her background includes a decade of community organizing experience, followed by seven years in community economic development.

Cause Marketing for Healthcare Organizations

Selfish Giving

NEAHP – Cause Marketing for Health Care Organizations. 8 Reasons Healthcare Organizations Should Do Cause Marketing. 10 Cause Marketers You Should Follow on Twitter. Get started on Twitter today!

How can nonprofits monitor their online reputations?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This month’s Net2ThinkTank Challenge is, “What are your best practices for effectively monitoring online feedback about your organization, cause, or social enterprise? Do you have a Twitter account? How to use Twitter effectively.

Using Facebook Targeting to Boost Performance on Organic and Promoted Posts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Now page mangers can take advantage of those same targeting tools on organic content. Enabling page mangers to target organic posts gives them a say in the targeting process. Organic Post Interest Targeting. You can find him on Twitter @DrewBernard. Drew Bernard.

Top Nonprofit Twitter Accounts: 2016 Election Edition

EveryAction

At EveryAction, we’re proud to work with organizations whose missions reflect the values that built our company and the vision we have for a better, more inclusive world. 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. Texas Organizing Project ( @OrganizeTexas ).

#Development: Establishing Goals To Ensure Integrating Social Media In Your Organization’s Growth Plans

Non Profit Marketing 360

They have been sharing their findings over the last couple of weeks, and some of their discoveries show how excited, yet hesitant, many organizations remain when it comes to social networking. It is difficult to learn how to work with Twitter if you can’t use it.&#.

#COMMUNICATIONS: Is Your Organization Moving At The Speed Of Mobile?

Non Profit Marketing 360

If you’re a community organization, how about asking supporters to photograph and report activities in their local neighborhood using Facebook, Twitter or other mobile-enabled social media?

No Nonprofits – You Aren’t Posting Enough On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

A common question that I receive from nonprofits on social media: How often should we post on Facebook/tweet on Twitter/post on Instagram/share on LinkedIn, etc.? . I certainly don’t want to hear from every organization and business that I follow several times per day.

#HOWTO: Have A Film Screening As A Fundraising Opportunity

Non Profit Marketing 360

First, pick a movie relevant to your organization’s work and of interest to the community you want to draw to your organization. If it is, any further ticket sales go to the organizer/promoter. We at MKCREATIVEmedia wish you a joyous, healthy, and prosperous New Year!

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use the New Facebook Changes to Their Advantage

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you are like many Facebook Admins, your Page has seen a serious decrease in organic reach (people seeing your Page posts) since December, and you may be wondering why. This could give large organizations more exposure if used correctly but will unlikely benefit small nonprofits.

Twitter Promotes Social Good

SocialButterfly

There’s been a development with Twitter (surprise). A little link found itself on the Twitter homepage, and with it, Twitter has entered a more formal “Twitter for Social Good&# status. What are your thoughts–how should Twitter use its leverage for good?

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. It was fast and easy and sassy and organic.

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.

#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.

#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.

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. It’s really nothing more than various Twitter database leveraging tools and applications, each with specific purposes. I also have most of these on my public Twitter links page via Delicious , for those of you not into static lists.

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). hashtags twitter

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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. Describe How Your Organization Uses These Hashtags. Image credit: https://flic.kr/p/7HCgw9.

How to make the case for social media at your organization

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Do you have Facebook-phobic, Twitter-resistant, social media skeptics to win over at your office? And if you still haven’t won over the skeptics, I have seven steps to making the case to the Facebook-phobic folks in your organization here David Murdico had a good set of recommendations for dealing with this over at MediaPost this week. He says to: 1.

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Health Care Social Media Review #14: Health Literacy Gems and Treasures

SocialButterfly

healthfinder.gov is hosting its 3rd annual Health Literacy Twitter chat. Using the hashtag #healthlit, join @healthfinder, @HHS_DrKoh, @AHRQNews, @HealthLitMo and others to discuss IOM’s recent paper on the 10 Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Organizations. photo by Robin M.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Twitter Continues To Expand Through Mobile Devices

Non Profit Marketing 360

The Pew Internet and American Life Project has brought us valuable statistics and reported notable trends in internet use over the years, and a recent report focused on the growing use of Twitter as a means of social networking.

#FUNDRAISING: Maximizing Your Organization’s Return on Fundraising Events

Non Profit Marketing 360

Given how much time, energy and effort tends to go into organizing fundraising events, I thought we might start with one question: Just what is a “fundraising” event? We are pleased to welcome back Susan Emfinger of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

#HOWTO: Setup A (Free) Scoop.it 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 Scoop.it

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Nonprofit Storyteller of the Week – Women for Women International

J Campbell Social Marketing

I want to hear a story from a woman whose life was literally changed by this organization, and who I can get involved changing lives.

#SOCIALNETORKS: NTEN 2012 Report Shows Real ROI Growth Over Past Year

Non Profit Marketing 360

Twitter account? Has your organization seen any growth in volunteers or donors thanks to the outreach on social media? though we have pointed out some of the ways your organization can avoid such occasional pitfalls. to get a follower on Facebook or Twitter.

3 Surefire Ways to Use Twitter To Promote Your Organization

Fundraising 123

If you’re contemplating committing time to engaging people on Twitter – and it does take time – you need to ask yourself a bunch of other questions first. You shouldn’t be committing staff to Twitter, Facebook or any other social media application if you don’t have a decent website home page or can’t email supporters. 1. Lay A Solid Online Outreach Foundation The first question you should ask yourself as a fundraiser is, do you have your most basic online outreach in place?