ColaLife @colalife Encouraging Coca-Cola to open up their distribution network and help save children's lives in developing countries http://www.colalife.org 8,414 group members + 4,360 fans 1,297 followers on Twitter
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. http://www.kitchentablecharities.org 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."
188 followers in 3 months - increase in business
- TV appearance - Wit & humour
wigglywigglers.co.uk - Making The Good Life Easy Heather is Chief Wiggler, Farmer's Wife, Podcaster, and Giggler.
“ I was recording the latest Wiggly Ad's for Sunshine Radio today and Judas Priest were next door... practising.”
Do the Green Thing
An inspiration feed of creative ideas to turn green living from something you ought to do to something that people want to do.
BullyingUK the Nations Anti-bullying support and advice organisation
27,079 followers on Twitter 11K fans on facebook whenever someone creates a poster it generates a tweet
Be open & friendly
Ask for feedback
Act on feedback
Say thank you
Follow people you admire & see who they follow
Link to other media
Retweet interesting facts
Comment on issues
Don’t get hung up on numbers
Look at lists
HAVE FUN – it’s hard work but very worth while!!
A whole heap of stats and cunning thoughts on making the most of social media @equalman
Whole heap of useful resources and links and so on for social enterprises @clearlySo
Howard Lake’s valuable platform for all things fundraising @howardlake
The story of #twicket
“ 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.”
2730 watched the live stream
2.5 million saw Stephen Fry’s tweet
29,000 search results
UK & international media coverage
Raised the issues of rural broadband & highlighted the benefits