6 Twitter Tactics for Busy Nonprofits [VIDEO]

Feeding America uses Twitter to encourage people to act in the fight to end hunger. In the tweet below, they want you to ask your senator to sponsor the Hunger Free Summer for Kids Act of 2015.

feeding america twitter tactics

They’re smart about the tweets they post, they say thanks (a lot), and they spend time network weaving (look at all these replies!).

According to the latest Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, 76% of nonprofits use Twitter tactics to engage influencers, advocates, bloggers, etc, with the goal of boosting awareness and action.

But Twitter can also become a time-suck, if you don’t have clear goals. Are you trying to build a blogger network for your nonprofit? Are you trying to drive more traffic to your website?

In this video, I demonstrate a few time-saving Twitter tactics to grow your nonprofit’s network. Take what you like, and leave the rest.

6 Twitter Tactics for Busy Nonprofits

  • Daily: Build a stronger Twitter network through retweeting
  • Daily: Focus your efforts on healthy networks (Klout)
  • Daily: Keep your Hootsuite queue topped off (retweeting others)
  • Daily: Keep your Buffer queue topped off.
  • Weekly: Tweak your buffer schedule
  • Weekly: Re-Buffer the best tweets

This list isn’t every chore. But it’s short and doable.

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John Haydon