In just 140 characters, it’s hard to get the right balance between providing engaging and informative content and actively trying to get people to donate to your charity's misson. Here are 12 tried and tested tips for winning at Twitter.
Twitter does not yet feature on Charity Digital News.
Do you work for Twitter? Contact us to upload your company profile and reach a wide audience of relevant, industry professionals.
Upgrade your listing on Charity Digital News
Get Listed on Charity Digital News
In this guest post, Seb Underhill, co-founder and director of Social Media Marketing at 33Seconds, explores how a third sector organisation can leverage emerging technology to launch amazing, never been seen before campaigns that don't eat the annual resource.
Sightsavers, an international development agency working in over 30 developing countries to prevent blindness and advocate equal rights for people with disabilities, has launched an innovative digital engagement tool as part of its ‘Put Us in the Picture’ campaign.
Charities attending relevant third sector events can boost their social media presence by keeping up a live commentary of what is happening on their Twitter feed. Check out this Storify, Live Tweeting 101, which brings together top tips to bear in mind when live tweeting from an event.
On February 13th at 2pm, Twitter is holding a 20 minute webinar to give attendees the inside scoop on how to take advantage of the latest product updates from Twitter.
According to data from JustGiving, Twitter users are increasingly using the platform to give to charity. Over 100,000 donors made charitable donations driven from Twitter last year, totalling £2.5m.
2013 has proved that charities are getting better at social media. But it’s time that charities explored further than popular channels such as Facebook and Twitter. Check out these top tips for charities which are looking to use Snapchat to communicate with their supporters.
From 1st-24th December, the charity will release one Vine video each day via its Twitter account @thekingsfund. Each Vine will highlight a fact about health and social care such as health needs of older people or the number of people spending Christmas day in hospital.
Finding the necessary online tools to maximise donations can be considered as less of a priority when compared to the core duties of running a charity day-to-day. Mik Dunne explores the options available to charities in this recent guest post.