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Eight Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make When They First Join Twitter

@NonprofitOrgs only follows nonprofit organizations, nonprofit staff, nonprofit service providers, and activists on Twitter. Each morning I browse those that have followed @NonprofitOrgs in the previous 24-hour period and if they are a nonprofit organization, a nonprofit staff member, a nonprofit service provider, or an activist, I follow

Six Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Their Exposure on Social Media

Most nonprofits approach social media with the strategy of increasing awareness for their cause by posting and sharing content on their profiles and then when time permits, engaging their fans and followers as they respond to the content posted and shared by the nonprofits. That’s what social

11 Nonprofits Utilizing the New Twitter Profile Design

The vast majority of nonprofits have yet to utilize the new Twitter profile design that was launched on September 18.  The 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

HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Twitter Profile to the New Design

Now that nonprofits are officially in the throes of peak fundraising season, upgrading to the new Twitter profile design launched on September 18 is likely low on the priority lists of many nonprofit communications and fundraising staff. It’s their busiest time of year and they may not even know

Five Types of Nonprofit Tweets Guaranteed to Get Retweeted

@NonprofitOrgs follows more than 120,000 nonprofits, nonprofit staff and nonprofit service providers. Now, of course it’s humanly impossible to follow the tweets of that many Twitter accounts, so to make the chaos manageable I organize my favorite nonprofits and those whose tweets consistently stand out from the rest

50 Nonprofits Every U.S. Politician Should Follow on Twitter

The 50 nonprofits listed below are tackling some of the most important economic, social and political issues of our time. They are active in our communities, in our schools, and have valuable knowledge and experience that our nation’s elected officials could learn from and be inspired by,

Has Your Nonprofit Considered Race and Class in Your Social Media Strategy?

Watch Video Via BBC News Magazine:  The internet was once considered a great equaliser, a platform that could bring strangers together, even across racial boundaries. But internet users of the same race have recently begun clustering on certain social media websites. Micro-blogging website Twitter has seen an

11 Types of Photos Nonprofits Should Post on Social Media

My Return on Investment (ROI) from using Pinterest to promote Nonprofit Organizations is somewhere between minimal and better-than-expected, but using the site on a regular basis has fundamentally changed how I think about social media and the people who use it. In the same way that Twitter

@NonprofitOrgs is now following 100,000 Nonprofits, Nonprofit Staff, and Nonprofit Service Providers!

Every morning I begin my day with browsing those that have followed @NonprofitOrgs from the previous morning before. I then follow in return those that are nonprofits, nonprofit staff, or nonprofit service providers and today I followed my 100,000th nonprofit: Furry Feet Rescue in Walnut Port, PA (@FurryFeetRescue).

Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming?

A recent study concluded that only about one-third of tweets are worth reading and with Twitter now generating 340 million tweets per day, that’s approximately 266 millions tweets that would have been better left untweeted. Finding your Twitter voice is a skill and it takes a concerted effort