Twitter Promotes Social Good

SocialButterfly

There’s been a development with Twitter (surprise). But this time, it’s for social good. A little link found itself on the Twitter homepage, and with it, Twitter has entered a more formal “Twitter for Social Good&# status.

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. Join us next Thursday as online campaign and social media expert, Kerri Karvetski, presents: Tweet Like a Boss! How Nonprofit CEOs Use Twitter to Lead and Inspire.

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

Again, I admit that I am usually the first to criticize others for jumping to conclusions way too early on social media (before any facts are known), and yet here I was, doing just that, fervently defending the “innocent until proven guilty” principle.

Take Trump’s Track to Twitter Triumph

Getting Attention

There’s no better Twitter-er to learn from than Donald Trump , whose technique “allows millions of supporters to make his case for him,” reports The New York Times. Put Trump’s Twitter tactics to work today for your organization.

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? Social media time-saving and management tools are also covered.

Afraid of Twitter? 5 Quick Tips

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Twitter for Newbies – A Step-by-Step Guide to Success

J Campbell Social Marketing

Are you a newbie to Twitter? Do you often ask the questions: What is the best way to set up my Twitter profile? What tools are available to help me save time on Twitter? Social Media Series: Tweet for Success 2017 from Julia Campbell – J Campbell Social Marketing. The post Twitter for Newbies – A Step-by-Step Guide to Success appeared first on JCSM. Marketing Social Media Speaking Twitter Newbies presentation Twitter 101 Twitter marketing

50 Best Nonprofit Twitter Accounts to Follow

EveryAction

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. nonprofit twitter

SHOW US YOUR LISTS! 8 Ideas for Nonprofit Twitter Lists 

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Every time I teach a Twitter class, I’m surprised at how many seasoned Twitter users DON’T use lists. A Twitter list is a curated group of Twitter users. It is an incredibly useful feature that makes Twitter much more manageable.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. When my friend Amy Sample Ward told me to get on Twitter in 2007, I did so, reluctantly. Twitter also helps me get lots of website traffic every week.

How to quickly geofilter a Twitter search query

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

A few years ago, I created a series of short 1-minute video tutorials explaining how to use specific features of various social tools out there. The post How to quickly geofilter a Twitter search query appeared first on Navigating Digital Disruption.

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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.

Twitter Bios: Experts Versus Beer

SocialButterfly

What you say in your Twitter bio makes a difference. Through some fancy Google search queries, the folks at Twitter Truth were able to discover that: “Twitter” is 14,300. ‘ Some Twitter Bio Tips: 1. More Resources: 5 Tips to Optimize Your Twitter Profile.

Why Using Facebook and Twitter Alone Isn’t Smart

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I recently shared some advice in a Chronicle of Philanthropy article on Tools to Schedule and Plan Your Social Media Outreach. Using Facebook and Twitter alone, without an additional management tool, isn’t the smartest approach to your social media.

#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. 5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand on Twitter.

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#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. 5 Ways to Humanize Your Brand on Twitter.

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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. Granted, The New York Times has a full social media desk with a team devoted to reader engagement and news journalism. With over 10.6

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.

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

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. However, a serious lack of time, resources and strategic planning for social media and communication seems to put a hamper on many nonprofits’ participation on the second most popular social network.

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.

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

#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.

#DESIGN: How To Follow The Branding Guidelines Of Twitter

Non Profit Marketing 360

Not for that poor Twitter bird : perhaps no other icon in modern business is both better known and abused well beyond the company’s style guide. For example, on promoting one’s Twitter account: Do: Use one of the Twitter buttons as a link to your account online.

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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Tweet, tweet.Do You Twitter?

GenerationYGive

So it was with a big "here we go again" sigh that I signed up for a Twitter account about 6 months ago. I first heard about Twitter probably over a year ago-as is with most things Web, I can't pinpoint exactly where I heard about it, but my first reaction was: "Why would I want everyone to know what I am doing at any given moment? Beth Kanter, author of "Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media" has some great posts about using Twitter. (I

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. Some are more influential than others, on social and in real life. Most (not all) nonprofits have a bigger email file than social media following.

Should You Sync Your Facebook and Twitter Updates?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Privacy Commissioner of Canada’s Twitter Policy

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Earlier this summer, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada posted up their Twitter Policy. While a few other departments were already on it (such as the Get Prepared – PSC – Twitter Policy ), this is the first one that is publicly posted in full detail rather than just in summary form. Browse the Social Media Governance Database and derive ideas from an existing template.

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A Look Back: My First Twitter 10

SocialButterfly

Friend and colleague Jeffrey Levy , in conversation the other day, said he went back to the beginning… of his days on Twitter that is, to see who he first started following. It caused me to reflect on my own Twitter activity. Evaluate your own use of Twitter.

For Twitter Success, Just Add Meaning.

SocialButterfly

With Dr. Mark Drapeau’s ReadWriteWeb Goverati article yesterday, it seems that the beast is awakening and out of this slumber is arising more Twitter accounts, and thus more friends to meet and conversations to maintain. “What is Twitter?&#. 13. Social Networking.

#Communications: Fine Tune Twitter Use To Enrich Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

The idea of using Twitter can overwhelm some, and how to use it as a smart tool for strategic engagement seems downright contradictory to many. One of the leaders of the use of social media in the business and nonprofit world is Brian Solis , whose most recent book is Engage!

My Five Favorite Twitter Tools

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve received several questions about the Twitter tools I use, so here are my five favorites. Yes, to use Twitter as efficiently as possible, you actually need to do more than what Twitter.com offers! I currently have groups for nonprofit marketing pros, nonprofits, social media “big brains&# , nonprofit tech, and a few others. Selective Twitter for Facebook. But I don’t want everything I put on Twitter to appear as my Facebook status.

Twitter Follow-and-Fundraise Follow-Up with @ChildFund

SocialButterfly

Recently, I published a post based on my observations about recent “Twitter Follow-and-Fundraise&# initiatives and offered “7 Tips&# to successfully recruit and retain followers. Alex: How did @ChildFund go about promoting its Twitter-follow initiative?

Twitter Follow-and-Fundraise Follow-Up with @ChildFund

SocialButterfly

Say that title 7-times fast…Recently, I published a post based on my observations about recent “Twitter Follow-and-Fundraise&# initiatives and offered “7 Tips&# to successfully recruit and retain followers. Alex: Twitter is Twitter.

How Nonprofits Can Get More Social Media Engagement in 2018

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits small and large dived into social media last year, and some found huge success – but many did not get the results that they expected. I hear these social media laments all the time from nonprofits: “Social media algorithms have killed our engagement this year.”. “It’s

Navigating a Twitter Name Change

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Corporate vs Professional Individual Twitter Accounts

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

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. Also, let's assume that we all understand and follow the basic rules of social media engagement , i.e. things like ethics, conflict of interest and common sense.]. have to do with strategic marketing, digital engagement, social media, etc…).

How to Do Social Media Spring Cleaning at Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Spring is in the air – hopefully coming soon to Boston – and it’s time to put a fresh coat of paint on those dusty social media accounts! Here are my tips on doing a spring cleaning for your nonprofit social media accounts, focusing on. Twitter. Twitter.

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