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  1. 1. A Good Tweet or Tweet for Good? (via @deiren – thank you!!) #VirtualNet2 @e11ie5
  2. 2. What we’ve been saying <ul><li>@AndrewEntecott </li></ul><ul><li>@ E11ie5 I am surprised it isn't longer! ;-) </li></ul><ul><li>@AndrewEntecott </li></ul><ul><li>@helenmilner interesting stat - our message gone to 12,800 ppl via RTs (ones that I know about) in 48hrs since my first tweet </li></ul>
  3. 3. @e11ie5
  4. 5. Social Media <ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 6. #hashtag #CharityTuesday Followers #FollowFriday Unfollow tweetdeck #IamSpartacus #AskBoris tweeps RT DM twitter stream retweet tweetUP #ff trending
  6. 7. ColaLife @colalife   Encouraging Coca-Cola to open up their distribution network and help save children's lives in developing countries 8,414 group members + 4,360 fans 1,297 followers on Twitter
  7. 8. Kitchen Table Charities Trust @KitchenTableCT   Kitchen Table Charities Trust (KTCT) has no salaries, no offices & no overheads - it exists to help third world charities that are too small to help themselves. Founded by John Humphrys – self confessed distrust of Twitter, however, “it’s proving pretty effective at raising the charity’s profile and some much-needed contributions too.&quot;
  8. 9. <ul><li>@Gogmagogshop </li></ul><ul><li>188 followers in 3 months - increase in business </li></ul><ul><li>- TV appearance - Wit & humour </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>@wiggled </li></ul><ul><li> - Making The Good Life Easy Heather is Chief Wiggler, Farmer's Wife, Podcaster, and Giggler. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>“ I was recording the latest Wiggly Ad's for Sunshine Radio today and Judas Priest were next door... practising.” </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>@Dothegreenthing </li></ul><ul><li>Do the Green Thing </li></ul><ul><li>An inspiration feed of creative ideas to turn green living from something you ought to do to something that people want to do. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>26,406 followers </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Bullying UK </li></ul><ul><li>@bullyinguk </li></ul><ul><li>BullyingUK the Nations Anti-bullying support and advice organisation </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Bullying UK </li></ul><ul><li>27,079 followers on Twitter 11K fans on facebook whenever someone creates a poster it generates a tweet </li></ul>
  12. 13. Getting Started <ul><li>Be yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Be open & friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Share ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Ask for feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Act on feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Say thank you </li></ul><ul><li>Follow people you admire & see who they follow </li></ul><ul><li>Link to other media </li></ul><ul><li>Retweet interesting facts </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on issues </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t get hung up on numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Look at lists </li></ul><ul><li>HAVE FUN – it’s hard work but very worth while!! </li></ul>
  13. 14. Useful resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A whole heap of stats and cunning thoughts on making the most of social media @equalman </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Whole heap of useful resources and links and so on for social enterprises @clearlySo </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Howard Lake’s valuable platform for all things fundraising @howardlake </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. The story of #twicket <ul><li>@JohnPopham </li></ul><ul><li>“ Two random tweets on a Sunday afternoon led, 15 days later, to me standing getting sunburnt in a field, while around 4,500 people watched and listened to a village cricket match online.” </li></ul><ul><li>2730 watched the live stream </li></ul><ul><li>2.5 million saw Stephen Fry’s tweet </li></ul><ul><li>29,000 search results </li></ul><ul><li>UK & international media coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Raised the issues of rural broadband & highlighted the benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Brenda is now a celebrity in her own right!! </li></ul>