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What Google’s New Algorithm Really Means for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

And I use the word “page” instead of “site” because Google’s update will examine individual pages, not entire sites.

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5 New Google Analytics Statistics For Nonprofits

TechImpact

Image courtesy of Google User Content. Google Analytics, where would I be without you?”. What more can you learn from Google Analytics?

Google Search Results Now Prominently Feature Nonprofit Google+ Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sierra Club :: Impact of Google+ Page and Wikipedia. 2.  Field Museum :: Impact of Google+ Local. Google Plus Social Media

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit has yet to get on Google+, now would be a very good time to start. Create your nonprofit’s Google+ Page. Videos.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently Google+ is only available to invited individuals. Sign up for a Google Account. Create a Google Profile. Yikes!

Are The Signs Pointing to the Demise of Google+ ?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. As much as I liked the concept of Google+ (or is it Google Plus?

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your first step is to create a Google Account and then set up your personal Google Profile (which also becomes your Google+ Profile).

If Google were a nonprofit, what would its website look like?

Connection Cafe

The most meaningful information you have to share should be at the forefront with options for next steps. Google got it Right! Google.

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What are Google Circles and how do I use them?

John Haydon

For more basics on using Google Plus, see this video. What do you think of Google Plus so far? Google google plusCrushes.

How An Informal Nonprofit Employee Champion Program Can Benefit A One-Person Communications Dept.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are you an one-person communications department? His three-step approach included: Train staff to post their accounts and support them.

HOW TO: Create a Google+ Page for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits can now create a “ Page ” on Google+. Login to your personal Google+ account. Nonprofit Organizations on Google+.

Google + for Social Change Activists: Dive in Early or Wait?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Momsrising is an early adopter of online tools currently exploring the Google +  platform and discussing it in team meetings.

5 Google Analytics Stats To Track Fundraising Success

TechImpact

Have a good tip for tracking your fundraisers success in Google Analytics? Image courtesy of Info Trust LLC. You’re not alone.

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Google + for Nonprofits: Invest Time or Not? Nonprofit Starter Steps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Alex Abelin: Google + for Nonprofits. Does  Google + have the potential to be a valuable platform for nonprofits or is it just another shiny object to distract nonprofits? Should your nonprofit do more than simply set up a presence on Google + and not invest any more time? Become Familiar with the Google + Landscape.

7 Ways To Make Your Nonprofit’s Google+ Posts More Engaging

TechImpact

Google+ is still very new in terms of a social network, but more and more people are moving towards the new social realm. Add a picture.

How to Read Google Analytics Reports In Three Steps

John Haydon

Google Analytics can be overwhelming. You know the information you need is somewhere in your account, you just can’t find out exactly where.

Bookmark This: How To Find Out What Google Knows about You

SocialFish

Here’s the first three of six tips for how to find out everything Google knows about you. Find out what Google thinks about you.

Data Are Not Information

NTEN

By Jeff Stanger, Director, Center for Digital Information We are obsessed with data — big data, open data, linked data, personal data, government data, visualized data. It's important that we don't confuse "data" for "information." Data are only the raw material of information. So how do we get from data to information?

Are You Going To Adopt Google+ for Professional Learning/Networking? Why or Why Not?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Shared on Google + by Abid Shaikh. Dave Gray Illustration Shared Through Google +. Google

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Google Algorithm Cheat Sheet for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

This article is a guide to several things the nonprofit community should know about Google’s animal kingdom. Be sure to  find him on Twitter. _.

You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?

SocialFish

Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus. Google Plus Pages vs. Facebook Pages.

You finally have a Google Plus Business Page for your Nonprofit… Now What?

John Haydon

Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus. Google Plus Pages vs. Facebook Pages.

Mark Your Calendars! Google+ Hangout for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google+ is definitely growing on me. Now that I have had some time to work with the tool set and figure out through a process of trial and error what kind of content works best on Google+, not only has engagement significantly increased on the Nonprofit Organizations Google+ Page in recent months, but so has my Return on Investment (ROI).

How to Use Google AdWords to Get Free Money

NonProfit Hub

Free money doesn’t exist, but thanks to Google, free advertising can exist for your nonprofit. Using Google AdWords. Application.

Google+ – Yi-Tan Call Notes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday’s  Yi-Tan call with Jerry Michalski was about Google +.   Charles Warren who was on the Google + team was on the call.

Google Analytics - Annotations

Connection Cafe

This post is the sixth in an ongoing series about Google. If you’re not yet familiar with Google Analytics, it’s a free tool from.

The Secret to Unlocking Google Analytics for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Google Analytics for nonprofits without defined goals should be hard to imagine. Reasons to Use Google Analytics Goals. 1. Shriek!).

3 Reasons to Add Your NPO’s Phone Number to Google Search

NonProfit Hub

Google is making it even easier for people to contact your organization. By using Corporate Contact markup on your nonprofit’s website, you can add your organization’s contact information to Google’s Knowledge panel in some searches. According to Google, this process may take up to a week.). How does this happen?

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How to measure Facebook Custom Tabs in Google Analytics with UTM Tags (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

Facebook Analytics custom tabs facebook page google UTMlinks for each URL in your custom tab.

Bookshare Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary at Google

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The event was hosted by Google on its campus in Mountain View, California, which is home to some of the most cutting edge technologists in the world.

Google Analytics for Nonprofits - Part 1

Connection Cafe

This post is the first in a monthly series about Google Analytics. If you’re not yet familiar with Google Analytics, it’s a free tool from Google that you can add to your site to give you information about how people are coming to your website and how they behave when they get there. Author: Alissa Ruehl.

Is Your Nonprofit using Google’s Free AdWords Grant?

BoardAssist

As a part of Google Grants, qualifying nonprofits can earn a free advertising budget of up to $10,000 each month to use on AdWords to help promote their website and cause. Is Your Nonprofit using Google’s Free AdWords Grant? Free money doesn’t exist, but thanks to Google, free advertising does for your nonprofit. Congrats!

The Secret to Unlocking Google Analytics for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Google Analytics for nonprofits without defined goals should be hard to imagine. Reasons to Use Google Analytics Goals. 1. Shriek!).

Your Google Search History — The Fun and Creepy Truth

Tech Soup Blog

Last spring, Google made our entire search histories available for download and viewing. " Steps to View Your Google Search History.

Nonprofit Heads Up: Google Grant Renewals

SocialFish

If your association has a Google Grant for AdWords, be on the lookout for a renewal form. From the Trenches Implementation

5 Steps to Optimize Conversion Rates After an Advocacy Action Alert

Connection Cafe

Google Analytics is one example of an outcome indicator. Google Analytics tells a story that you may not be seeing about your online advocates.

Comparing Google Apps to Microsoft Outlook

Idealware

The Google Apps donation program provides organizational email, calendaring and document sharing as a free alternative to Microsoft Outlook. Since Google introduced its Google Apps donation program several years ago, many organizations have adopted it as a replacement for the once-ubiquitous Microsoft Outlook. Author: Laura S.

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Are you ready for Google’s next search algorithm update?

Beaconfire Wire

Because as of April 21st, Google will expand the use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal in search results. Thanks Google.

The Fire Has Been Lit! The Importance of Making Your Site Mobile Friendly

Connection Cafe

No, the difference this time is the 1,300lbs gorilla in the room that just came down on the side of mobile optimization—that gorilla being Google.

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Google Wallet Ushers in a New Era in Online and Mobile Fundraising for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your contact and financial information is stored in the cloud and your donation history is easily accessible in your Google Wallet account. What