30 Quick Ways to Spice Up Your Nonprofit Social Media Accounts

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Marketing, Nonprofits, Pinterest, Social Media, Twitter, YouTube Leave a Comment

Spring is here (well, maybe not in Boston but everywhere else)! With it comes new energy, fresh ideas, and the motivation to try new things – on your nonprofit social media accounts!  If you want to dust off the cobwebs, open the windows, and get rid of the crickets, here are 30 different things you can try that will spice …

7 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Stand Out On Twitter

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media, Twitter 1 Comment

Nonprofits that want to reach new supporters, establish thought leadership, and be at the forefront of trending news topics need to be on Twitter. Their user-base is nothing to sneeze at: Twitter now claims 330 million monthly active users, and is growing year over year. Want to reach Millennials? Twitter itself says that 80% of their users are “affluent millennials.” …

Twitter for Newbies

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

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Social Media, Speaking, Twitter Leave a Comment

Are you a newbie to Twitter? Do you often ask the questions: What is the best way to set up my Twitter profile? How can I find people to follow? What’s a hashtag, and how can I use it? What in the world should I tweet? How often should I tweet and retweet? Where do I find topics to tweet …

Twitter for Newbies

How To Start Using Twitter for Marketing and Connection

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Marketing, Social Media, Twitter 2 Comments

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? If the words “retweet,” “trending topic,” “hashtag,” “@mention” sound like a foreign language, then this presentation for you. In it, I walk you through how to get …

Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Online Fundraising, Social Media, Twitter 5 Comments

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. The company aims to encourage shopping directly from your mobile device – “sellers will gain a new way to turn the direct relationship they build with their followers into …

4 Ways To Set Yourself Apart With the New Twitter Layout

4 Ways To Set Yourself Apart With the New Twitter Layout

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Twitter 36 Comments

Twitter is changing its look, and like it or not, your nonprofit better be ready. As more and more social networking sites move towards the Facebook Timeline look – think big cover photo and prominent profile picture – the importance of gathering and creating eye-catching visuals becomes even more important. Here are 4 ways you can set yourself apart using …

Can’t Keep Up? 6 Ways to Get More Out of Twitter In Less Time

Can’t Keep Up? 6 Ways to Get More Out of Twitter In Less Time

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media, Twitter 42 Comments

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. Does this sound like you? I don’t get Twitter. I don’t know where to start. I don’t know …

11 Things the @NYTimes Staff Can Teach Nonprofits about Using Twitter

11 Things Nonprofits Can Learn About Using Twitter from the @NYTimes

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Twitter 44 Comments

With over 10.6 million (yes, million) Twitter followers, The New York Times is one of the most respected and reputable Twitter accounts out there. So what have they learned from a year of tweets? Michael Roston, the Social Media Staff Editor at the Times, wrote a great article for Neiman Journalism Lab about the top lessons his team learned from …

Twitter for Nonprofits

Top 10 Twitter To Do’s for Nonprofits

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Twitter 66 Comments

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 can be overwhelming, especially for social media newbies. But it is a valuable tool …