“Twitter’s weird,” one of our clients said the other day, and it wasn’t the first time we’ve heard it. Many people love it but others don’t see the benefits or like it very much at all. But however you feel about the little blue bird, your parks and recreation agency can use it to its advantage. With millions of users following accounts they want to receive information from, Twitter offers another way to distribute information to your customers for free.
The following 50 city and county park and recreation agencies use Twitter to connect with customers, answer questions, make announcements, discuss fitness and health, release registration dates and more. As a recreation professional, consider following these accounts as templates for what your agency could tweet about. (The list was compiled based on number of followers, content provided, number of tweets, interactions with followers, recent activity and overall use of Twitter to connect with customers. From there, the list was ordered from most followers to least followers.) Continue reading