Want to know who’s hanging out on Twitter – it may not be what you think. While clear goals and sound strategies drive successful campaigns, knowing the demographics of social media platforms is also important.
Have you ever opened an email from one of your partners or program staff that starts off with “We want to send out a bunch tweets about…”? This post explores how you can turn this kind of request into an opportunity to share ideas about basic “Tweet Anatomy”.
When people tell me they are overwhelmed by the volume of information on Twitter, hashtags are the first thing I tell them about. As far as I can tell hashtags are the best feature on Twitter. Interested in a topic? Want to read tweets about it? Get out your # sign out! This post describes how you can use hashtags to promote your cause on Twitter.
Friday Linx is a recurring feature on our blog. We’re aiming to bring you a collection of links worth a read and cute cat video to ease you into the weekend. This week marked the 1 year anniversary of the Arab Spring and Twitter decided it’d prevent it from happening ever again. You’ll also find items on Facebook, fundraising and training opportunities below.
Who owns your twitter followers? Alan Rosenblatt asked this important question today in Big Think’s Digital Politics blog. The answer isn’t as cut and dried as one might expect.