#NGOFacts Campaign Shares Stories, Factoids from Nonprofits

By on Thursday, August 6, 2015

The hashtag #NGOFacts encourages nonprofit organizations and charities to increase awareness by sharing interesting statistics, facts and success stories about global development. The campaign was featured by The Guardian, which has a global development professionals area online. This is a great opportunity to share your work and it doesn’t involve writing a long report, or even something as long as a news release. Just find a great photo, add a factoid (under 140 characters), and use the hashtag #NGOFacts. Statistics, facts and success stories are all great suggestions for sharing (and try to include a photo if you can).

Many of the tweets are interesting and get attention:

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Talk to Us: What do you think about the campaign #NGOFacts? Do you think it’s effective? Would you tweet on this hashtag for your nonprofit organization?

Ami Neiberger-Miller is a public relations strategist and writer. She is the founder of Steppingstone LLC, an independent public relations practice near Washington, D.C. that provides public relations counsel, social media engagement, writing services, and creative design for publications and websites. She blogs frequently about media relations, social media and work-family balance. She also reviews books on her blog. Follow her on Twitter @AmazingPRMaven.

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