Twitter for Good. Change the World One Tweet at a Time

  • ID: 2218290
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Praise for Twitter for Good

"Twitter′s a very effective tool for getting the word out fast to lots of people, from the everyday mundane to the genuinely world–changing. #Twitter4Good helps you figure out how to use Twitter to drive any campaign and make real things happen. It provides focused direction and real–life examples."
@craignewmark, Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, Inc.

"Strategic, thoughtful, and thorough, #Twitter4Good will teach you how to make Twitter a driving force in any campaign."@aaker, Jennifer Aaker, coauthor, The Dragonfly Effect, and professor, Stanford University Graduate School of Business

"Using Twitter, social causes can quickly amplify their voice andcatalyze massive change. But one has to know how to use it effectively. Claire DÍaz–Ortiz is one of the best at showing you how."
@johnwoodRTR, John Wood, founder, Room to Read, and author, Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

"#Twitter4Good is a must–read for any organization hoping tolay a strong foundation towards creating fresh and dynamiccampaigns involving Twitter and social media."
@amanda, Amanda Rose, founder, Twestival

"Twitter is an enormously useful tool for our organization, and with#Twitter4Good, Claire has provided a clear, focused, important map forany person or organization who wants to create positive change intoday′s world."
@maxschorr, Max Schorr, cofounder, GOOD, Lead, GOOD/Corps

"#Twitter4Good is a must–read for nonprofits and causes that want to use Twitter for social change. It is filled with practical frameworks and great tips, and is fun to read."
@kanter, Beth Kanter, coauthor, Networked Nonprofit

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Foreword ixby Biz Stone

Preface xv

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Be a Force for Good 3

Chapter 2 T (Target): Why Tweet? 13

Chapter 3 W(Write): Why You Should Tweet like Kanye 43

Chapter 4 E (Engage): Tools to Win 75

Chapter 5 E (Explore): Finding Everybody, and Bringing Everybody to You 117

Chapter 6 T (Track): Making Sure You ve Hit Your Mark 139

Chapter 7 Applying the T.W.E.E.T. Framework 161

Conclusion 191

Top Questions Reference List 193

Resources 195

Acknowledgments 197

About the Author 200

Index 201

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Twitter's a very effective tool for getting the word out fast to lots of people, from the everyday mundane to the genuinely world–changing. #Twitter4Good helps you figure out how to use Twitter to drive any campaign and make real things happen. It provides focused direction and real–life examples.

@craignewmark, Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, Inc.

Strategic, thoughtful, and thorough, #Twitter4Good will teach you how to make Twitter a driving force in any campaign.
@aaker, Jennifer Aaker, coauthor, The Dragonfly Effect, and professor, Stanford University Graduate School of Business

Using Twitter, social causes can quickly amplify their voice and catalyze massive change. But one has to know how to use it effectively. Claire Díaz–Ortiz is one of the best at showing you how.
@johnwoodRTR, John Wood, founder, Room to Read, and author, Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

#Twitter4Good is a must–read for any organization hoping to lay a strong foundation towards creating fresh and dynamic campaigns involving Twitter and social media.
@amanda, Amanda Rose, founder, Twestival

Twitter is an enormously useful tool for our organization, and with #Twitter4Good, Claire has provided a clear, focused, important map for any person or organization who wants to create positive change in today's world.
@maxschorr, Max Schorr, cofounder, GOOD, Lead, GOOD/Corps

#Twitter4Good is a must–read for nonprofits and causes that want to use Twitter for social change. It is filled with practical frameworks and great tips, and is fun to read.
@kanter, Beth Kanter, coauthor, Networked Nonprofit

#Twitter4Good is the quintessential handbook for Twitter newbies, social marketing pros, and curious executives alike. Claire packed this guide full of overarching principles, scalable models, practical tips, and real–world case studies, gleaned from an insider's perspective. She debunks the skeptics and clearly maps out how people, content, and technology come together to make a very real impact, 140 characters at a time.
@darbyDARNIT, Petri Darby, director of brand marketing and digital strategy, Make–A–Wish Foundation® of America (@MakeAWish)

A marathon achievement! Packed with insights and wisdom. #Twitter4Good illustrates–simply and clearly–how Twitter can propel your business to completely new heights. ReTweet this!
Raymond Nasr, early Twitter advisor and communications consultant

Giving is important to us all, and #Twitter4Good shows how to best use this exciting technology to share your social passions.
@LAAGiving2, Laura Arrillaga–Andreessen, author, Giving 2.0, and founder, Stanford PACS (Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society) and SV2

Twitter provides a direct line to your constituents, where through authentic engagement–listening, learning, conversing–you can build genuine relationships that drive real–world impact. Claire Díaz–Ortiz shows organizations how to make the most of Twitter to deliver maximum value for their organization and the world.
@lauramansfield, Laura Adams, digital lead of sustainable business and innovation, Nike

For most organizations, Twitter is a foreign language, feared and misunderstood. Claire Díaz–Ortiz has written the greatest translation that exists, turning Twitter into an effective and manageable tool for businesses around the world.
@unmarketing, Scott Stratten, author, UnMarketing

Every non–profit and social justice organizations knows now that they need social media to support the work they do. What's still unclear for many is the how'–what to say, when to say it, and how to know if it's working. Claire Díaz–Ortiz removes the mystery of tweeting for good. Her nuts–and–bolts guide is indispensable for beginners and experts alike.
@randomdeanna, Deanna Zandt, media technologist and author, Share This!

A more engaging read for non–tweeting non–for–profit organisations seeking fresh inspiration to become one of the Tweeples. (Financial Adviser, December 2011)
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