For the first time ever, Internet users around the world are invited to participate in Joel Comm’s Live Twitter Power Tweet-a-Thon 2009 on Thursday, February 19, 2009 from 12 noon to 12 midnight (EST). Donations through the Tweet-a-Thon will be raised for WaterIsLife.com, a project of Hearts and Hands International, a non-profit organization that provides clean water solutions to those in developing nations. The Tweet-a-Thon will be broadcast from the official site.
“What do you need to listen for and why? * How do your supporters (and potential supporters) view your organization? Is it positive or negative? * What are they saying about your organization? * What do they think about your issue area? * What do they like or dislike about your program or service? * How are their preferences changing? * How are technologies and social trends impacting your supporters? * What ideas might they offer for new services or marketing/fundraising campaigns? * How is the conversation around your organization, issue area, or program changing? * Who are the influential voices in the social
Is your organization considering setting up a profile on a social-networking site? Are you wondering what tasks are involved, how much time it will take, and how you might streamline your efforts? Maybe your organization has established a presence on MySpace and is now contemplating adding one to Facebook. Perhaps you’re wondering how you can juggle multiple profiles and still have time left to do other work. As more and more organizations jump on the social-networking bandwagon, people are seeking ways to make the time spent on these tools as efficient and fruitful as possible. I recently surveyed several nonprofit professionals and social-networking mavens