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The Shorty Interview
with ABroaderView
What's your best tweet?
"For every RT we will donate xx. to the construction of an Orphanage in Uganda" this helped us finish an orphanage in Uganda some moth ago
What are six things you could never do without?
Laptop, Ipad, Iphone, Camera, Twitter, Social Media
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Everyday, we use it as a promotion toll, we show our videos, pictures, new websites, let our followers know the latest news and programs
What's your favorite Twitter app?
I dont use any, I only use twitter.com
Twitter or Facebook?
A Broader View Volunteers is a 501(c)(3) based non-profit organization based in Pennsylvania. With a love for humankind, and a motivated spirit to help others, A Broader View was created on the belief that one person can make a difference in the lives of others. Our US office is operated by an enthusiastic staff with almost 20 years combined travel and hospitality experience. A Broader View community-based projects in Countries in development allow volunteers to live and work side by side with local people in a range of fields such as orphanage work, day care, community development, teaching and much more. With our volunteer projects, we offer travelers the opportunity to explore a new country while taking part in meaningful, rewarding service work. Gain A Broader View of the World: Volunteer your time and efforts to improve the lives of those less fortunate.
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
this one: "01001001 00100111 01101101 00100000 01101000 01110101 01100111 01100101 00101110 00100000."
What feature should Twitter add?
to post a big picture in stead of text, a timeline style, be able to donate to charities verified by twitter
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
the URL's, our Organization name, I think 140 characters is still great, I wouldn't change that.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
(@ladygaga) (@justinbieber) (@katyperry) (@shakira) (@britneyspears) (@rihanna) (@BarackObama) (@taylorswift13) (selenagomez)
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Yes we unfollow no followers, not active and spammers
Why should we vote for you?
We are a small #charity but with the scarse resources we have we managed to help so many children and we need the exposure of S. Awards
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
We are so surprised/happy that so many people around the World are so committed-followers-Retwitters with Causes and NonProfits
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
We look for keywords related to our programs, countries, and try to add some emergency or follow to the Tweets
What inspires you to tweet?
To show our social & Conservation programs overseas and that we need volunteers to go on with the help that we so much need in each location
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
No never, we know how good is for our Non Profit #Charity
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Jump in you will see that you will get in the wheel so fast and that it will help you in many ways, information, Causes, talking to friends
How long can you go without a tweet?
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Who can we help you now?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
Adding more boxes for different sections, a Nonprofit section and donations from twitter for ads for charities, a verification for Nonprofit
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
Some of our volunteers are great in twitter, they make us laugh with things they do in the free time they have abroad
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
I wasn't a believer at the first and didn't understand the use of it, but once in the stream I cant stay a day without using it
Why should people follow you?
So they can understand other realities, how other people live in development countries, how they can help others.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
Sir Edward Artis @eaaknighterrant
How do you decide what to tweet?
Depending of the programs we want to share with volunteers
Why'd you start tweeting?
To give more exposure to a under staff, under resourced #Charity #NonProfit we managed to make many connections, partnerships & Open Programs
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
Im more engage with my followers, more interaction, faster to answer the questions, interlink so easy for a campaign
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Get even more involved helping #Charities #nonprofits, we need to help other people, and twitter is an easy way to do this and create trends
How will the world change in the next year?
We think it will be for the best, we have seen an increase of volunteers in the last 3 years, more people want to help and #Volunteer #Abroad
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Can a Charity get donations (0.10c) for every RT they get from followers..and twitter or sponsors can donate for that?!
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
One Big Social Media, all the house will be conected to some type of social media, the bathroom mirror, the kitchen table, the cars