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Examples of GroupTweet in Action

GroupTweet accounts can be configured to hide each contributor's username or display names at the beginning or end of Tweets. See below how users are leveraging the GroupTweet platform. See the GroupTweet Blog for more:

Meg's Cake Shop @MegsCakes

I'm taking the truck out tonight, first stop Washington Park at 7pm. Follow this feed for updates! via @meg

Meg's Cake Shop @MegsCakes

Come in tonight for 2 for 1 cupcakes. I'll be working, say hi! via @lauren

Meg's Cake Shop @MegsCakes

What's your favorite dessert at MegsCakes? Each vote is a chance to win our weekly contest. via @bakingcath

Megan's Cake Shop

Keeping It Personal

Megan's Cake Shop loves how GroupTweet allows them to highlight the different voices of their employees. Their GroupTweet enabled account is now a more personal Twitter feed that fosters a connection between followers and the employees. No longer is their company's Twitter account a faceless tool or a single person's voice.

Share The Load

MegsCakes' employees love how GroupTweet allows them to share the responsibility of updating the company account. No need for one employee to single handedly manage the company Twitter account!

Seamlessly Add Contributors

Employees love how easy it is to update the company account from whichever Twitter client they are already using. No need to train the team to use CoTweet or Hootsuite, adding contributors is seamless! With GroupTweet, each of your employees can become advocates for your business, and who better than the people interacting with your customers on a daily basis!


Volunteer in Chicago @VolunteerChi

via @JoshC283: Packet pickup is next to Pole 1A, Hospitality Tent next to Pole 2B

Volunteer in Chicago @VolunteerChi

via @Relay4life: Race for the Cure starts Saturday at 9am. Pickup race packets at 8:30!

Volunteer in Chicago @VolunteerChi

We are always looking for more volunteers and to spread the word about great opportunities!

Volunteer in Chicago

Leverage the Power of Contributors

Volunteer in Chicago relies on their Twitter account to raise awareness for various causes and attract new volunteers looking to make a difference. Before finding GroupTweet, their account merely consisted of updates coming from a single voice, the "social media volunteer". Now, their Twitter account is much more active and contains updates coming directly from multiple different volunteers and organizations. Followers love getting to know the individuals that make up the organization! Try GroupTweet now and watch how it can give your existing Twitter account that personal touch!

Consolidate and Spread Messages Efficiently

These contributors are excited about their work, spreading awareness, and recruiting others to join their cause! Contributors love being able to easily Tweet from multiple like-minded accounts and spreading their message. By adding trusted approved contributors, the social media volunteer is able to avoid the repetitive process of manually retweeting certain messages. Allowing additional contributors to tweet from the main account is a seamless process!

Moderate Messages for More Control

Do you love the idea and potential of opening up your account to additional contributors but still get a bit nervous that you might not have control over your own Twitter account? GroupTweet's Message Moderation feature solves this problem! When turned on, Contributors' Tweets are not published from your account until you manually approve each one. Rest easy with Message Moderation!

News7 Chicago News7

Don't miss tonight's interview with Mayor Daley, live at 5pm! via @News7Brian

News7 Chicago News7

It's a hot one today, high in the 90s... milk was a bad choice. via @WeatherManJoe

News7 Chicago News7

Bears ready for the big game, updates coming live from the sideline! via @Sports7Ron

Chicago News Channel 7

Reporters can Tweet from the company account simply by adding a hashtag to their Tweets

GroupTweet is the perfect Twitter tool for News & Media organizations. With GroupTweet, your organization can take advantage of all your employees that are already Tweeting from their personal accounts by adding them as approved contributors to the company's Twitter account. Highlight the voices of your organization with GroupTweet!

How does it work?

Just add your reporters personal Twitter accounts as contributors to your company account. Choose a hashtag such as #news7 and anytime one of your reporters includes #news7 in their Tweet, that message will be automatically Tweeted the company Twitter account! This allows reporters/anchors to quickly contribute content without having to juggle between multiple accounts. Contributors love it because they can send the Tweets from their phones or any other Twitter client each of them prefers, practically no changed behavior is required!

Your organization and your employees benefit with GroupTweet

Both the News & Media organizations and the contributors themselves love GroupTweet. The organization benefits because now their Twitter feed is more dynamic and filled with genuine organic content, not simply automated links to headlines. Your organization can now benefit from the content your employees are already producing. Employee contributors love it as well, because now their messages are amplified and they get the added distribution from not only their personal account, but also the organizational account!

Maintain Full Control - Lots of Customizable Options!

GroupTweet can be configured in multiple ways - contributors can also Tweet from the Group account by either sending it a Direct Message or @Mention. Alternatively, contributors can login to your GroupTweet dashboard and send the Tweets from there if they prefer. If you have a dedicated social media manager, they can enable Message Moderation and manually approve each message that comes in from the various contributors. This allows for full control over what gets posted from the group account! Templates can also be configured to change the appearance of how GroupTweet's appear, whether you want to give credit to the contributor at the beginning or end of the tweet, or even keep contributor's names hidden!


TulsaPreps Tulsa HS Sports Feed

via @brian: Bishop Kelley leading Bixby 65-48 with 5:00 left in the 4th. This one is in the bag.

TulsaPreps Tulsa HS Sports Feed

via @joe: Amazing finish in tonight's Central vs. BTW matchup. BTW wins on buzzer beater 72-69!

TulsaPreps Tulsa HS Sports Feed

via @TPjeff: Remember just send your score reports and updates as @mentions to @TulsaPreps!

Tulsa Prep Sports

Multiply Your Reporter Base

Tulsa Prep Sports aims to create a Twitter feed that serves as the definitive destination for up to the minute coverage on all things Tulsa high school sports. There are already a number of people in the area Tweeting updates for various high school sporting events so with the help of GroupTweet, TulsaPreps was able to add these individuals as designated contributors. Now all of a sudden TulsaPreps has an army of contributors reporting live at numerous different events. GroupTweet makes expanding your coverage base easy!

No Need to Manually ReTweet the Same Contributors

Do you find yourself constantly retweeting the same contributors over and over? If so, GroupTweet can save you the hassle by allowing you to add these people as "approved contributors" on your account. If they are added as GroupTweet contributors, they can Tweet from your account simply by including your chosen hashtag in their Tweets. Alternatively, you can have them send you a Direct Message or @Mention. You can choose whether you want to link to each contributors Twitter profile or simply display the contributors initials or name. The way messages are displayed is completely customizable you can even hide the names of contributors so choose whatever works best for you!

Adding Contributors is Easy

Contributors love how easy it is to contribute to your school's GroupTweet enabled account. No need for them to learn some new Twitter platform such as CoTweet or Hootsuite. Simply add them as Designated Contributors and instruct them to Tweet from their personal accounts just as they normally would. Only thing they need to remember is to include the designated hashtag in their Tweets, or send a Direct Message or @Mention to the GroupTweet account. These messages will be converted into Tweets coming from the GroupTweet account. Simple as that! They can tweet from any device and any Twitter client they prefer!

CubsScoreboard Chicago Cubs Scoreboard

via @sarah: My husband proposing to me in the bleachers 20 years ago!

CubsScoreboard Chicago Cubs Scoreboard

via @cubsfan: Got to love Kerry Wood's 20 strikeout game! Hi Mom!

CubsScoreboard Chicago Cubs Scoreboard

via @Cubs: Tweet your favorite Cubs memory followed by @CubsScoreBoard! Winners will be selected!

Chicago Cubs Scoreboard

Engage Your Audience

GroupTweet provides a single Twitter timeline that can be directly updated by your live audience in a moderated environment. Uses range from soliciting real-time feedback or voting, to displaying moderated feedback on a big screen. No need for the audience to rely on various hashtag searches. People want to be part of the action and see their Tweets be Retweeted by their favorite accounts. GroupTweet makes engaging your fans easy!

Better than Hashtags

GroupTweet provides more control than hashtags since you own your account, maintain complete control over the conversation, can gain followers and reach them at a later date, moderate discussion, implement profanity and spam filtering, and organize the discussion under a single account! Building up your follower list is an invaluable tool which can't be replicated by simply using hashtags.

Easy to Implement

GroupTweet provides a great alternative to live events using SMS short codes to engage and gain feedback from their audiences. However, short code systems are costly and unnecessarily complex to setup and incorporate with your venues current infrastructure. GroupTweet can be up and running at little cost and in almost no time. The social aspects that the GroupTweet and Twitter platforms bring are a huge advantage over utilizing SMS short codes. If you are looking for a social group experience for your audiences look no further than GroupTweet!


BearsLiveBlog Chicago Bears Live Blogging

via @JoshC: Any chance Cutler is going to finish this game?!?! Bear Down!

BearsLiveBlog Chicago Bears Live Blogging

via @BearsFan12: Our defense has been incredible today. Give it up for the D-line!

BearsLiveBlog Chicago Bears Live Blogging

via @SaraW: Unbelievable return by Hester! He is incredible in the open field...love him.

Live Blogging Accounts

Stop Annoying Your Followers

People love to live blog various sporting events and television shows on Twitter, however it can get a bit annoying when a user fires off 10 tweets within a 3 minute span. GroupTweet allows you to keep your live blogging out of your normal Twitter stream and direct it to specific Twitter accounts that you know are only followed by people interested in that topic. Simply send Direct Messages or @Replies to a GroupTweet account and these messages will appear in the timeline of the GroupTweet account and not in the timelines of all your uninterested followers!

Build a Community

During any big live event there are thousands of people live Tweeting their feelings and reactions on Twitter. Why not bring a dedicated core group of users together and allow them to all communicate through a single Twitter account? Consolidating the discussion under a single account increases engagement and fosters a sense of community around your GroupTweet account.

Twitter Based Message Boards

Creating a GroupTweet account for live blogging your favorite sports events or favorite TV shows is like setting up your very own Twitter based message board. Foster better conversation and build a community of like-minded users who share your same passions! Moderation, spam filters, and banning abusive users are among the features that GroupTweet provides!

Eng353 English 353 Fall 2010

via @353RyanC: Haikus are easy, but sometimes they don't make sense, refrigerator

Eng353 English 353 Fall 2010

via @353BethD: I love GroupTweeting, it is more fun than writing, do not want to stop!

Eng353 English 353 Fall 2010

via @353prof: Tweet your haiku's before tomorrow's lecture! Just include @Eng353 in your Tweet.

English 353 Fall 2010

Keep It Simple

Classrooms using GroupTweet are realizing this is the perfect tool to setup a Group Twitter Account. No more messing with hashtags and having to instruct each student to setup their own hashtag searches or follow every other student in order to follow the conversation. With GroupTweet, your classroom will now have a single Twitter account that can be updated by all the students as well as instructors. It's a great way to organize and archive your classroom discussion under a single Twitter timeline.

Great For Large Classes

Large Lecture classrooms are finding GroupTweet to be a great resource for stimulating discussion and engaging students. A great example of the power of GroupTweet is that it allows for a TA to moderate messages and pick exactly which student comments show up on a big screen that can be used to solicit real-time feedback from a large audience in a traditional lecture environment. Adding this functionality to your GroupTweet account is simple and easy!

How Do I Get Started?

1. Activate your classroom Twitter account with GroupTweet by clicking "Get Started" at GroupTweet.com

2. Follow the quick getting started steps. Students can GroupTweet in two ways: 1) By simply logging in to your class's GroupTweet dashboard with an Email address, Facebook, or Twitter account. 2) Or they can simply include @Eng353 in their Tweets and these messages will be automatically converted into Tweets coming from @Eng353 for the rest of the students to see. Students can GroupTweet from any phone or computer, making it easily accessible by all. GroupTweet also allows for completely private accounts so you can make sure that messages are only visible to you and your students.


MLKHigh MLK High School

via @MLKfootball: Football tryouts are Saturday. Meet in the fieldhouse at 10am. Next year starts now!.

MLKHigh MLK High School

via @deanwormer: Report card pickup is Friday starting at 8:00am. Congrats to those on the honor roll!

MLKHigh MLK High School

via @MLKdebate: Congrats to Ryan Smith and Lauren Jones for placing 1st at the debate state championship!

MLK High School

Share the Load

A Twitter account for your school is a great way to keep parents, students, and faculty up to date on all the things happening at your school. However, keeping the account up to date with timely information and informative content can be a challenge! GroupTweet helps to ease this challenge by allowing any number of approved contributors to chime in on the conversation and add their voices to your school's Twitter account. Now the burden of keeping your school's account up to date is no longer on the shoulders of one individual!

Keeping it Personal

Parents, students, and faculty will love your new GroupTweet enabled timeline that contains Tweets from a variety of different voices. GroupTweet allows you to highlight the different voices that make up your school instead of having a faceless individual updating your account. GroupTweet accounts are more personal, more engaging, and more informative. More engaging content translates into more engaged followers.

Adding Contributors is Easy

Contributors love how easy it is to contribute to your school's GroupTweet enabled account. No need for them to learn some new Twitter platform such as CoTweet or Hootsuite. Simply add them as Designated Contributors and instruct them to Tweet from their personal accounts just as they normally would. Only thing they need to remember is to include @YourSchool in their tweets and these messages will be converted into Tweets coming from the @YourSchool account. Simple as that! They can tweet from any device and any Twitter client they prefer!

HPSalesWest HP Sales Team West

via @Sue: Great quarter guys! We nailed all internal targets!

HPSalesWest HP Sales Team West

via @John: Just received 5 orders from Jones & Co this week. Two away from a perfect week!

HPSalesWest HP Sales Team West

via @Rob: Purcell, Shimmin, Lamb and Flynn all submitting their first orders this week!

Private Internal Twitter Groups

Free your Inbox

Tired of the endless reply all group emails? GroupTweet provides a completely private and secure group communication platform that allows your team to maintain a centralized group communication channel. Just like any other Twitter account, you can configure notifications to be entirely push or pull. Receive updates when and how you want them!

Create Private Groups

Several HP employees were already using Twitter and wished there was a way for them to direct private messages to specific groups of people. With GroupTweet there is! Simply create a new account for each group, mark it "Protected" and then activate it with GroupTweet.com. Lastly, just instruct members to send Direct Messages to the group account and the messages will be converted into Tweets for only the Group's followers to see. Easy as that!

No Need for Another Social Network

If several of your employees are already on Twitter and they want to create a more permanent private communication channel, then GroupTweet is the answer. No need to have everyone sign up for yet another social network, such as Yammer or Ning, when the same core functionality can be delivered through GroupTweet!


AnonymousGroup Soliciting Feedback

Submit anonymous questions for today's meeting via Twitter by sending a DM to @AnonymousGroup.

AnonymousGroup Soliciting Feedback

via anon: Will the promised salary increases and merit bonuses be paid out soon?

AnonymousGroup Soliciting Feedback

via anon: When can we expect reductions to employee healthcare plans to be implemented?

Anonymous Group Tweeting

Public or Anonymous Contributors

GroupTweet allows for the creation of group accounts whose contributors can remain completely anonymous. Groups may want to solicit feedback from contributors but for a variety of reasons may prefer to have the anonymity of each contributor preserved. GroupTweet makes this possible!

Anonymous Suggestions Box

Leverage the Twitter and GroupTweet platform to establish a group account that can provide an anonymous forum for feedback solicitation. The owner of the group account will be the only one aware of who is contributing. GroupTweet will remove the contributors' names before converting messages into Tweets coming from the group.

Moderate Messages for More Control

GroupTweet provides a single Twitter timeline created for your live audience and updated by them. Uses range from soliciting real-time feedback or voting, to displaying moderated feedback on a big screen. No need for the audience to rely on various hashtag searches. People want to be part of the action, and with GroupTweet, they can!

TheOaksWatch The Oaks Neighborhood Watch

To send a group alert, simply include @TheOaksWatch at the beginning or end of your tweet! Keep an eye out!

TheOaksWatch The Oaks Neighborhood Watch

via @RobSmith: I saw a suspicious white van down the street last night, I'll keep an eye out.

TheOaksWatch The Oaks Neighborhood Watch

via @SallyJones: My car was broken into at 4242 W Oak last night. Anyone see/hear anything?

Neighborhood Watch Groups

Customizable Notifications

A GroupTweet account is the perfect platform for a crowdsourced alert system. The beauty lies in the flexibility of how users can configure their alert notifications. Is SMS too intrusive? Prefer emails? Not sure you want to setup a group texting account for your neighborhood that may annoy more people than it helps? With GroupTweet each user can choose exactly how they will receive the alerts, whether that is via SMS, Twitter push updates, or email!

Leverage the Power of the Crowd

With GroupTweet, you can organize the eyes and ears of many and direct those efforts into updating a single Twitter account. No one person could effectively deliver timely updates monitoring an entire neighborhood or community, however with GroupTweet this can be accomplished. Just set up an account for your community and spread the word and instructions to all potential contributors!

No Need for Another Social Network

If several members of your community are already on Twitter and they want to create a more permanent group alert system, then GroupTweet is the answer. No need to have everyone sign up for yet another social network or application when the same core functionality can be delivered through GroupTweet!


CaracasTraffic Crowdsourced Alerts

via @Leo: Bridge closed at junction of 101 and 35, what's the best alternate route?

CaracasTraffic Crowdsourced Alerts

via @Leon: Is the wreck on highway 252 cleared yet? Please let me know ASAP :)

CaracasTraffic Crowdsourced Alerts

via @Sal: Protests this morning shutting down streets downtown, seek alternate route.

Traffic & Public Transit Alerts

Crowdsourced Alert System

In many parts of the world, Google Traffic and other automated digital alert systems are not available. In order to receive live traffic updates or alerts that the train or bus system is delayed, users are turning to GroupTweet and relying on timely updates from hundreds of thousands of contributors. Creating location specific accounts that are centered around specific alerts such as Traffic, Public Transit, or Airport Delays are a great illustrations of innovative ways people are using GroupTweet!

Consolidate and Spread Messages Efficiently

Creating GroupTweet accounts that focus on a specific subject matter such as Public Transit Alerts, Traffic Alerts, or Weather Alerts is a great way to consolidate discussion into a single Twitter account. Instead of users simply Tweeting to their small group of followers, users are realizing these crowdsourced accounts are a great way to spread messages efficiently and make sure that interested parties are aware of the alerts that are relevant to them!

Twitter Based Message Boards

Creating a GroupTweet account to facilitate real-time crowdsourced alert systems, is like setting up your very own Twitter based message board. Foster better conversation and build a community of like-minded users who share your same passions. Moderation, spam filters, and banning abusive users are among the features that GroupTweet provides to make your experience as beneficial as possible.

LincolnFootball Lincoln High Football

via @LincolnFBCoach: Great effort tonight boys! Time to prepare for next week, see you tomorrow at 10am!

LincolnFootball Lincoln High Football

via @LincolnLB55: Tigers win 35-28 over Edison! Ryan Smith had the game winning TD reception with 2:00 left!

LincolnFootball Lincoln High Football

via @LincolnParent: Who won the game tonight?? So mad I couldn't make it tonight!

Sports Team Tweeting

Real-Time Score Updates

Unfortunately, receiving real-time scores and updates for high school and youth sports is not as easy as visiting ESPN.com. GroupTweet can solve this problem. Allowing a designated group of contributors to all Tweet from a single team account, ensures that updates will be timely and plentiful. GroupTweet and Twitter is a great platform for real-time score updates, as followers can configure their accounts to receive the alerts in a number of ways such as via text messages, Twitter Push alerts, or simply visiting your teams Twitter website.

Share the Load

Maintaining a Twitter account for your sports team and ensuring content is delivered in a timely and consistent manner can be a real challenge for one individual. GroupTweet helps to ease this burden by allowing any number of approved contributors to Tweet from your team account. Now the burden of keeping your team account up to date is no longer on the shoulders of one individual! Creating a GroupTweet account for your team is a great way to keep parents, fans, coaches and athletes up to date and engaged!

Build a Community

A GroupTweet account for your team is a great way to build a sense of community, increase team spirit, and foster conversation. Each and every contributor to your team account will feel like they are a bigger part of the team. The experience is much more engaging than a standard Twitter account where one person simply sends out updates to many. GroupTweet effectively turns your team Twitter account into a dynamic Twitter based message board focused entirely on your sports team!


ChicagoPreps Chicago HS Sports Feed

via @brian: New Trier leading Evanston 65-48 with 5:00 left in the 4th. This one is in the bag.

ChicagoPreps Chicago HS Sports Feed

via @joe: Amazing finish in tonight's Fenwick vs. St. Rita matchup. Fenwick wins on buzzer beater 72-69!

ChicagoPreps Chicago HS Sports Feed

via @CPjeff: Remember just send your score reports and updates as @Mentions or DM's to @ChicagoPreps!

Chicago Prep Sports

Multiply Your Reporter Base

Chicago Prep Sports aims to create a Twitter feed that serves as the definitive destination for up to the minute coverage on all things Chicago high school sports. There are already a number of people in the area Tweeting updates for various high school sporting events, so with the help of GroupTweet, ChicagoPreps was able to add these individuals as designated contributors. Now all of a sudden ChicagoPreps has an army of contributors reporting live at numerous different events. GroupTweet makes expanding your reporter base easy!

Contributors Love Being a Part of a GroupTweet

Contributors love being part of a GroupTweet account due to the way their messages are displayed and credit is attributed for each Tweet they publish. Compared to other Twitter Tools allowing multiple contributors, there are no cryptic initials or a simple name tags. Rather, GroupTweet displays a clickable byline which allows followers to link directly to each contributor's personal timeline. This amplifies each contributors reach and is a great way for them to gain more followers! Better yet, the way messages are displayed is completely customizable so users can choose what works for them!

Adding Contributors is Easy

Contributors love how easy it is to contribute to your GroupTweet enabled account. No need for them to learn some new Twitter platform such as CoTweet or Hootsuite. Simply add them as Designated Contributors and instruct them to Tweet from their personal accounts just as they normally would. Only thing they need to remember is to include @YourName in their tweets and these messages will be automatically converted into Tweets coming from your GroupTweet account. Simple as that! They can tweet from any device and any Twitter client they prefer!

EAfricaInternal East Africa Group SMS

via @JoshC: We are running out of water at post #6 can anyone make a delivery by Friday?

EAfricaInternal East Africa Group SMS

via @KaraC: How is everyone's medical and water supplies? Let us know if you're low!

EAfricaInternal East Africa Group SMS

via @LaurenF: I'll be coming back to homebase on Thursday with my field reports from posts 1-6

International Group SMS

Two-Way Group SMS Communication

In areas of the world where internet connectivity and computer access is limited and mobile data plans are very costly, group SMS via GroupTweet can provide a great alternative. GroupTweet's SMS capabilities work great to keep remote field employees up to date and on the same page. Thanks to Twitter's agreements with mobile operators in many countries across the world, sending and receiving text messages from Twitter shortcodes cost the same as ordinary SMS messages. GroupTweet accounts can be Private or Public, whichever suits your group best!

Keep Remote Employees on Same Page

Imagine a scenario where you have 20 remote field employees all in different locations. Simply create a new Twitter account and register it with GroupTweet. Now anytime one of the 20 employees sends a message to the GroupTweet account, it gets converted into a Tweet that is then sent out to all the rest of the group. It functions like one big reply all email chain to ensure everyone is on the same page, however it is transmitted entirely over Twitter and SMS.

No Need for Smartphones or Computers

One great thing about Twitter and GroupTweet is that it was designed from the ground up to work great with any type of mobile phone. If you can send an SMS or text message then you are good to go. Keeping a remote group of employees connected without the need for costly smartphones, international data plans, or even computers and internet connectivity is one reason GroupTweet is perfect for your organization!


HaitiVolunteers Haiti Volunteer Network

via @sarah: Medical Volunteers will be at the Leogane clinic Saturday at 9am.

HaitiVolunteers Haiti Volunteer Network

via @john: Follow this account to stay up to date with locations for future clinic locations.

HaitiVolunteers Haiti Volunteer Network

via @steph: Reply to this account with aid requests. Replies will be seen by all followers!

Haiti Volunteer Group

Spread Messages Efficiently

GroupTweet consolidates the discussion of many users into a single Twitter account. If your organization has volunteers spread all over the place that are all working on the achieving the same goal, a GroupTweet account is perfect to keep everyone organized and on the same page.

Leverage Twitter's Fast Follow Feature

Twitter's Fast Follow feature is an amazing tool to get your Tweets to the people that matter most. Users simply text their appropriate shortcode with the message 'Follow HaitiVolunteers' and they will now begin to get all of @HaitiVolunteers Tweets direct to their mobile phones as SMS messages. Since incoming SMS are free in the majority of the world, your aid recipients and volunteers will be able to benefit from these updates at no cost!

Easy to Implement

If you are already familiar with Twitter, getting up and running with GroupTweet takes a matter of minutes. The GroupTweet platform is extremely flexible with a number of options and settings that can be tailored to give your organization exactly what you are looking for!

From Office Desk to Tent

The GroupTweet platform is flexible and powerful. Messages originating in an office in New York City can instantly be delivered to mobile phones in Haiti. Alternatively, a message sent via SMS message by a volunteer in the middle of Kenya can instantly be seen by the team in New York! Using GroupTweet as an International Group SMS platform can be a powerful tool for many organizations.

COfires Colorado Fire Alerts

via @emergencyCO: Brush fires nearing I-70 from exits 163 to 177

COfires Colorado Fire Alerts

via @engine23_VFD: Confirmed hotspot at Diamond Hill road in Aurora

COfires Colorado Fire Alerts

via @billj: If you wish to become an approved contributor to this group acct, email me with Twitter username

Colorado Emergency Fire Alerts

Inter Agency Cooperation

There are already a number of government agencies using Twitter to spread their messages to the public. With GroupTweet you can combine the voices of several different agencies into a single Twitter timeline. Imagine the advantage of combining several different Fire Departments or other Emergency responders into a consolidated Twitter account focused around a specific topic or area of interest!

Multiply Your Eyes on the Ground

There are already a number of people in the area Tweeting important alert or emergency updates, so with the help of GroupTweet, COFires was able to add these individuals as official designated contributors. Now all of a sudden COFires has an army of contributors increasing awareness and spreading important messages. GroupTweet makes expanding your coverage base easy!

Easy to Implement

GroupTweet can be up and running at little cost and in almost no time. There are multiple ways for contibutors to send their Tweets from GroupTweet enabled accounts. COFires contributors simply include @COFires in their Tweets and messages are automatically retweeted from the @COFires account. Easy as that!


FirstResponders Emergency Alert Platform

via @JoshC: I'm hearing an evacuation will be ordered before 8pm tonight.

FirstResponders Emergency Alert Platform

via @@AprilJ12: Any reports on whether an evacuation will be necessary?

FirstResponders Emergency Alert Platform

via @SaraW: I just mobilized all units, respond here when they arrive!

First Responders Alert System

Dedicated Notification Channel

With GroupTweet, you can organize the eyes and ears of many and direct those efforts into updating a single Twitter account. No one person could effectively deliver timely updates, however with GroupTweet this can be accomplished by allowing multiple people to all update a single account specifically created for emergency alert notifications only. Just set up an account for your community and spread the word and instructions to all potential contributors!

Deliver alerts directly to Mobile Phones via SMS

A GroupTweet account is the perfect platform for a Twitter based alert system. The beauty lies in the flexibility of how users can configure their alert notifications. Want to make sure each GroupTweet gets delivered via Text Message to each followers mobile phone? No problem! Simply instruct followers to enable SMS notifications and you are all set!

Consolidate and Spread Messages Efficiently

Creating GroupTweet accounts that focus on a specific subject matter such as Public Transit Alerts, Traffic Alerts, or Weather Alerts is a great way to consolidate discussion into a single Twitter account. Instead of users simply Tweeting to their small group of followers, users are realizing these crowdsourced accounts are a great way to spread messages efficiently and make sure that interested parties are aware of the alerts that are relevant to them!

TheHighlandsChurch The Highlands Church

via @sarah: Marriage Retreat is this Saturday from 9-9pm register now!

TheHighlandsChurch The Highlands Church

via @pastorjohn: For those that missed last nights event, here are some pics bit.ly/sdlfkja

TheHighlandsChurch The Highlands Church

via @Susan: Reminder that Youth Group meetings take place every Tue at 7:30pm

The Highlands Church

Keeping It Personal

The Highlands Church loves how GroupTweet allows them to highlight the different voices of the staff members that make up their Church. From the Pastor to the Communications Director or Youth Minister, their GroupTweet enabled account is now a more personal Twitter feed that fosters a connection between followers and staff members. No longer is the Church Twitter account a faceless tool or a single person's voice.

Share The Load

The Highlands Church loves how GroupTweet allows them to share the responsibility of updating the Church's Twitter account. No need for one staff member to single handedly manage the Church Twitter account! Contributors names can be displayed with each Tweet or kept hidden if desired to appear like any other standard Twitter account.

Adding Contributors is Easy

Contributors love how easy it is to contribute to your Church's GroupTweet enabled account. No need for them to learn some new Twitter platform such as CoTweet or Hootsuite. Simply add them as Designated Contributors and instruct them to Tweet from their personal accounts just as they normally would. Only thing they need to remember is to include @YourChurch in their tweets and these messages will be converted into Tweets coming from the @YourChurch account. Simple as that! They can tweet from any device and any Twitter client they prefer!


HighlandsGroupTweet Highlands Group Twitter Acct

via @JoshC: I'm excited for Wednesday's speaker, who is gonna be there with me?

HighlandsGroupTweet Highlands Group Twitter Acct

via @susanc: Please pray for my Mom who is having her surgery tomorrow.

HighlandsGroupTweet Highlands Group Twitter Acct

via @PastorJohn: Anyone can Tweet from this account by including @HighlandsGroupTweet in their Tweets!

Church Focused Group Twitter Account

Twitter Based Message Board

Creating a GroupTweet account that any member of your congregation can update and communicate through is a great way to foster a sense of community and engagement amongst your congregation. Think of it as setting up your very own Twitter based message board for your Church. Message Moderation, spam filters, and banning abusive users are among the features that GroupTweet provides to make your experience as positive and beneficial as possible.

Build a Community

Your Church likely has hundreds of users already using Twitter. Why not bring a dedicated group of users together and provide them with the ability to communicate through a single Twitter account? Consolidating the discussion under a single account increases engagement and fosters a sense of community being formed around your GroupTweet account.

Moderate Messages for More Control

GroupTweet provides a single Twitter timeline created for your congregation and updated by them. Uses range from soliciting feedback, displaying moderated feedback on a big screen, creating a dedicated prayer request account, and many more! Do you love the idea and potential of creating a Group Twitter Account for your congregation but get a bit nervous that you might not have control over what gets posted on this account? GroupTweet's Message Moderation feature solves this problem! When turned on, Contributors' Tweets are not published from your account until you manually approve each one. Rest easy with Message Moderation!