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How to use Twitter for your business

How to use Twitter for your business

Repost of Twitter’s Lindsay Logan (@wingersf), Small Business Team

One of the best ways to learn about marketing on Twitter is through real examples from small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Recently, we spoke with a group of these companies about how they use Twitter as a business tool, the results they’ve seen, and their tips for success.

We partnered with research firm DB5 to survey 1100 SMB owners and employees in the U.S. Those surveyed work on their company’s digital marketing strategy, and are active Twitter users and advertisers. Visual.ly helped us create an infographic to detail the full survey results, which revealed that SMBs see Twitter as an effective marketing tool that enables them to accomplish their advertising goals.

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Interestingly, two-thirds (66%) of respondents believe that they have not yet fully maximized their Twitter presence. As a result, we’ve created a number of educational tools to help SMBs best leverage Twitter:

Once you’ve mastered the fundamentals of Twitter, you can also use Twitter Ads to better connect with your target audience and amplify your organic strategy. Learn more about how Twitter Ads can help your business here.

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Non-profits can apply for NO MONTHLY FEE (FREE) PayPal Payments Pro account

Still have transaction fees for processing credit card transactions for donations, fundraisers, membership, events and school registration fees, but saving $360.00 a year is amazing start to integrating online payments for YOUR non-profit!


With an amazing partnership with a Third Party form developer called JotForm (www.jotform.com), making shopping carts (or donation forms, event registration forms, sign up forms,  concert payments, membership forms, product shopping carts, merchandise purchases, etc. etc.), is EASY.

DON’T BELIEVE ME?? Click any of the boxes with quick links below!

MICHAEL A RUDDO FOUNDATION – www.marfoundation.com

NAAMAT USA INTEGRATION www.naamat.org

THE OSCAR LITWAK FOUNDATIONwww.oscarlitwakfoundation.com

 

See Pricing Below

SOLUTIONS PayPal Payments Standard PayPal Payments Advanced PayPal Payments Pro Discounted Nonprofit Rate
MONTHLY FEE $0 $5 $30 $0
SETUP FEE $0 $0 $0 $0
TRANSACTION FEE FOR ONLINE PAYMENTS
(based on monthly sales)$0 to $3,000
2.9% + $0.30 2.9% + $0.30 2.9% + $0.30 2.2% + $0.30
$3,001+ to $10,000 2.5% + $0.30* 2.5% + $0.30* 2.5% + $0.30* 2.2% + $0.30
$10,001 to $100,000 2.2% + $0.30* 2.2% + $0.30* 2.2% + $0.30* 2.2% + $0.30
$100,001+ 2.2% + $0.30* 2.2% + $0.30* 2.2% + $0.30* 1.9% + $0.30
TRANSACTION FEE FOR CARD READER
(Swiped and PayPal transactions)
2.7% 2.7% 2.7% 2.7%
TRANSACTION FEE FOR CARD READER
(Typed and scanned transactions)
3.5% + $0.15 3.5% + $0.15 3.5% + $0.15 3.5% + $0.15
TRANSACTION FEE FOR VIRTUAL TERMINAL PAYMENTS
(based on monthly sales)$0 to $3,000
N/A N/A 3.1% + $0.30 N/A
$3,000+ to $10,000 N/A N/A 2.7% + $0.30* N/A
$10,000+ N/A N/A 2.4% + $0.30* N/A

Micropayments

If your transactions average less than $10, you could save money with our “5% plus 5¢” rate.

The pricing table above applies to domestic payments in US dollars. There’s an additional 2.5% charge for any currency conversion and a 1% charge to receive payments from another country.

*Merchant Rate Qualification Required

When your monthly sales exceed $3,000 and you’ve been a PayPal member more than 90 days, please fill out a one-time application, subject to approval.

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