June 6, 2012

How to create a Twitter background

With about 150 million active Twitter users making their impact 140 characters at a time, you need to find a way to stand out from the crowd. Before people will read your tweets (for your nonprofit, organization or yourself), they’ll form a first impression. Continue reading

Twitter tutorials

Social media Blogs Facebook Twitter Video Fundraising Mobile Twitter How to create a big Twitter header image Producer: John Haydon September 2012 Tutorial: Twitter profiles now have a space for a header image. Twitter header images have much more visibility than Twitter background images simply because they’re viewable on mobile devices. Here are some of creative and useful ideas for … Continue reading

October 3, 2011

24 best practices for nonprofits using Twitter

Image by Rosaura Ochoa on Flickr Use this guide to take stock of your organization’s Twitter routine Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, businesses, brands, bloggers, social media managers, individuals. This is part of our series on how nonprofits can get the most out of Twitter. Please check back weekly for the next installment. By Kyria Abrahams and J.D. … Continue reading

September 25, 2009

How to get more followers on Twitter

If you’re using Twitter for your organization or business, at some point you’ll want to increase the number of folks following you on Twitter. I know what some of you are thinking. “It isn’t about the number of followers you have!” That’s true — to a point. 3 reasons why getting more followers is good business Follower numbers are social proof … Continue reading

October 7, 2013

6 best practices in making data visualizations

Making data visualizations – A survival guide from vis4 Avoid 3D charts, extend bar charts to zero & other key tips Target audience: Data designers, metrics and analytics experts, nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, journalists, general public. Guest post by Beth Kanter Beth’s Blog Earlier this year at the Packard Foundation, I facilitated a peer learning … Continue reading