Anyone who follows us on Twitter knows we love finding out about new trends, insights and ideas around the UK charity sector. Over the last few weeks, we’ve spotted a few influential tweeps who are particularly good to follow due to their high quality tweets. So, to make it easier for you to join in, we’ve listed them here so you can follow them. And while you’re here, make sure you follow @giveasyoulive too!
Rachel Beer – @rachelbeer – 6,479 followers
Rachel Beer has worked as a direct marketer and fundraiser since 1995 with some of the UK’s biggest charities. She is a well known online specialist, helping charities understand and get value from social media. We love her because she opens up some great debates and shares third sector news when it’s hot off the press.
Steve Bridger – @stevebridger – 5,095 followers
‘Builder of bridges’ Steve Bridger is an online community builder and mentor. He is an award winning blogger and offers blog coaching, community building, buzz marketing and participation strategies. In the past Steve has worked with Oxfam and is a leading expert in the third sector. Expect great links and advice from his tweets and be aware he is not afraid to say what he thinks.
Rob M Dyson – @RobmDyson – 3,768 followers
Rob has worked in the third sector for 11 years and brimming with knowledge and tips for people in the industry. We love how passionate Rob is, coupled with his wit, his timeline makes a great read. He’ll give you loads of useful links and keep you up to date with what’s going on in the charity world.
Howard Lake – @howardlake – 3,686 followers
Howard is the publisher of www.fundraising.co.uk so as you can imagine he is a guru for the third sector. According to Professional Fundraising magazine readers, he is one of the most influential people in fundraising, securing a place in the Top 30 five years running. We love that you ask Howard questions about the sector, plus he’s full of loads of useful tips.
Stuart Witts – @stuartwitts – 2,428 followers
Stuart Witts is a big deal in charity social media. He has worked digital media for over ten years, working with some of the world’s leading brands, so is pretty clued up on the industry. Currently, he is the Head of Social Media for Marie Curie Cancer Care, but also writes his own blog which is rather amusing.