Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Tweet Inspiration

When you're stuck for something to tweet, take a look down the list below and something should inspire you!

Feel free to add more suggestions as comments too.

Tweet:

  1. 'Did you know?' facts about your cause
  2. An upcoming event
    • When is it?
    • Where is it?
    • Who will be there?
    • What's it for?
    • What's the aim?
  3. Your aims & objectives
    • How much money do you need to raise?
    • What is your mission?
    • How do you intend to get there?
    • How did you get started?
    • Why did you get started?
  4. The people involved
    • Trustees, your president or chairman, celebrities
    • Founders
    • Friends & Supporters
    • Sponsors
    • Say hello to new followers
    • Say thank you to re-tweeters
    • Facebook Fans
  5. News
    • Breaking news - what's just happened?
    • Are you in local or national press?
    • Has someone else tweeted about you? 
    • Articles relevant to your cause
    • Articles relevant to your location
    • Articles relevant to your followers
  6. Website
    • Your website address
    • Updates to your website
    • Link to Facebook page
  7. Images
    • Post publicity photos via TwitPic or YFrog
    • Old photos
    • Press images
    • Artist impressions
    • Photos of people
    • Photos of events
    • New logo or branding
  8. Fundraising
    • How much do you need to raise?
    • How much have you got so far?
    • How people are raising money
    • easyfundraising link
    • easysearch link
    • How people can help
    • Link to donation website or page
    • Link to online shops
    • How much was raised
  9. Ask a Question, then reply
    • 'What do you want to know about us?'
    • 'What would you like to see on our website?'
    • 'What events would you be interested in attending?'
    • 'How would you raise awareness for us?'
  10. Use #hashtags 
    • Get involved in #charitytuesday
    • Recommend for #followfriday
    • Or even #followmonday (#followtuesday, #followwednesday...)
  11. Use occasions
    • Say Happy Birthday
    • Merry Christmas
    • Happy New Year
    • Happy Easter
    • Happy Valentines Day
  12. Help others
    • Fundraising ideas
    • Re-tweet other causes' messages
    • Useful websites
    • Useful blog posts
    • Useful software
  13. Be personal
    • What kind of day are you having?
    • What's the weather like?
    • Are you going anywhere?
    • Have you been anywhere?
    • What are you doing today?
  14. Ask followers to help spread your message

I am not suggesting that you take this list, sit down at your computer and tweet all of it in one go - as this will probably lose you some followers! But if you haven't tweeted for a while and have a bit of 'tweeters block' take a look down the list, choose one and tweet away.

1 comment:

Benjy said...

I find it helps to imagine someone from your target audience (a real person that you actually want to "speak" to if possible).

And then have a think about what they would like to hear about.