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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

Finally, I will be offering a Google+ and Google Products Webinar for Nonprofits on February 28, 2012. 1. Download the Google+ App.

7 Easy Fixes to Get Your Nonprofit Ranking Higher on Google

John Haydon

The post 7 Easy Fixes to Get Your Nonprofit Ranking Higher on Google appeared first on John Haydon. But it’s […].

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).

Being Human: Google’s New API Solves an Internet Annoyance

Byte Technology

If you frequent Snapchat or WordPress it’s likely you’ve already encountered the new No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA security feature. accuracy.

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The Starting Line: Great Tips for Beginning a WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

And although that number includes a lot of fly-by-nights sites and those who don’t have staying power, blogging—especially via a WordPress site, an innovator and leader in the technology—is still a force to be reckoned with on the Internet. Utilizing WordPress plugins and widgets, be sure to plant social share buttons on your pages.

How to Add Stupidly Simple Polls to your WordPress Blog

John Haydon

Test it out for yourself: WordPress pollsCreate simple polls with Quipol.

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Google Media = Nonprofit Grants, Blogs, Video and Maps Galore

Connection Cafe

The session covered four different programs Google offers at no cost to the nonprofit community. 1. Google AdWords. Enroll subscribers.

Bad Ideas: The Most Common Mistakes for Rookie WordPress Users

Byte Technology

It’s little wonder that some 76 million websites worldwide are designed and administered via the WordPress platform given the ease with which any one—from tech newbies to Internet and design pros—can get their blog or e-commerce site up and running. WordPressSo how can you avoid and remedy some common rookie mistakes?

Wondering About Widgets? How to Use Them in Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

It may be a funny sounding word to many beginning WordPress users, but widgets can be—and should be—a vital component to any WordPress design. In simple terms to the uninitiated, widgets are small blocks that provide very specific functions on your WordPress page. Web Design WordPressWhat exactly are widgets?

Why WordPress is the Best Choice for your Website CMS

Byte Technology

Not so with the behemoth of the Internet, WordPress. Today nearly 75 million sites are constructed and managed on the WordPress platform—which first debuted in 2011—and there are some very good reasons why. Here are the top five reasons while WordPress is a no-brainer choice no matter the vision you have for your website.

12 Ways to Make Your Website More Pinnable

John Haydon

WordPress users can use the Open Graph Meta plugin to sniff out the problems. Here’s an awesome plugin to create rich pins for WordPress.

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Join the Trend: Six Ways to Discover Hot Topics for Your WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

One of the biggest obstacles bloggers encounter—whether they’re on the WordPress platform or not—is how to create content that is based on currently trending topics. Google Trends. The good folks at Google keep their finger on the pulse of, well, just about everything. Google Alerts. WordPressQuora. Reddit. Forums.

A/B Split Testing 101: Tools and Tips for WordPress Site Optimization

Byte Technology

WordPress site designers, owners and administrators all have something in common with one another: they all want to see their sites perform better: look more attractive: get more hits and conversions; see more pass-alongs and click-throughs; engage more repeat visitors etc. It also plays nice with Google Analytics for tracking.

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

42% of nonprofits use WordPress as the Content Management System for their website. It’s true that social media is in transition.

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36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

VivaVideo Pro ::  Google Play. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTubeSocial Media Tools. 1.

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Bookmark Your Browsers! The Official Blogs of the World’s Most Popular Social Media Sites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

WordPress. 9. BONUS: Google for Nonprofits Blog :: googlefornonprofits.blogspot.com. Facebook Newsroom ::  newsroom.fb.com. Facebook. 2.

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google+ made the cut for another year. Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Fundraising Social Media

Wordpress Extras: My Favorites

Amy Sample Ward

There are my three most-used Wordpress plugins : Postalicious ( Get this plugin ). Postalicious is a WordPress plugin that automatically posts your delicious, ma.gnolia, Google Reader, Reddit or Yahoo Pipes bookmarks to your blog. Tags: blogging howto plugins twitter wordpress Twitoaster ( Get this plugin ).

Best to Test: Tools for Gauging your WordPress Site’s Speed and Performance

Byte Technology

It’s an all-to-common scenario: a new user to WordPress builds their site, goes live and starts blogging or selling or raising funds without giving much thought into how their site’s performing. Google PageSpeed Insights. Leave it to Google to come up with the industry-leading site testing app. Are your pages loading quickly?

Built for Speed: Ways to Make Your WordPress Site Load Faster

Byte Technology

True words no matter whether you’re running on a WordPress site or another platform. And if that’s not scary enough, Google now contains within its algorithm a ranking factor based on site speed, meaning if you site is too slow your ranking in search results can plummet. So how do you fix a slow-loading WordPress site?

Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Seattle, Washington: Advanced Google AdWords for Nonprofits. Naples, Florida: Talking about WordPress Tools for Admins. Upcoming Events.

Six Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Their Exposure on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Google Plus Pinterest Social Media Tumblr TwitterRelated Links: Social Media and Mobile Technology Webinars for Nonprofits.

Using Google Analytics to Track a Nonprofit Website (Part 1) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

If that sounds too promotional, as if Google paid me to say it (they didnt), well, sorry, but its true. Installing Google Analytics 1.

Free and open source tool #5: WordPress

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Free and open source tool #5: WordPress January 24, 2008 It seems like a good day to talk about WordPress. Installation of WordPress is scarily easy. WordPress is expandable with tons of plugins.

How to Boost SEO By Editing Your Website’s Title Tags

John Haydon

WordPress makes editing title tags very easy – especially with plugins like All-in-One SEO plugin and themes like Headway.

How Facebook Social Plugins Increase Engagement On Your Nonprofit’s Website

John Haydon

Facebook has excellent tutorials on installing these plugins , and if you use WordPress all you need is to install a few Plugins.

Three Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Diversify Their Brand Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the weeks after Google+ launched I saw a number of blog posts and articles about how brands should drop Facebook and Twitter, and migrate their communities over to Google+. Google is largest search engine in the world. Google Plus Mobile Technology Social MediaThat said, the idea brings up a very important point.

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WordPress theme reverts to default - solved?

Judi Sohn

I’ve been struggling with this for as long as I’ve had this site on WordPress (since January 2007). The problem: From time to time, for no apparent reason and based on no obvious trigger, the theme would revert to the default WordPress theme. Googled for solutions a few times. Tags: WordPress But, do I? Argh!!

Google Chrome

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Yes, it is open source, and I applaud Google for releasing open source software. However, there was an initial brou-haha about the EULA , which initially suggested that everything you type into the browser belongs to Google (talk about All Your Base Belong to Us!) Why so curmudgeonly you ask? It is open source, after all. Be Helpful.

How can I write better blog posts?

John Haydon

It supports your SEO strategy – One of the biggest benefits of blogging is how it can help you get on page one of Google.

Five Powerful Ways To Improve Your Website’s SEO

John Haydon

Enter the keywords you’ve decided on in Google, and notice what Google suggests as you type (as shown below). 

8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

Google Webmaster Toolkit. Requires Google Account . Google Webmaster Tools is a website health and optimization tool. Kraken.io.

How to Set Up Wordpress for Your Non-Profit

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I’ve started working with more and more Wordpress-based nonprofit Web sites such as those at asianamericansforobama.com and apaforprogress.org , stepping in after the site has been set up. It should also serve as a follow-up to my previous article recommending Wordpress for nonprofits. Use Google Webmaster Tools. Shrug.

Leaderboard Update: Wordpress Perfect for Small Nonprofits

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I’ve been using Wordpress now since the inception of this blog and used it for several other blogs as well. haven’t been recommending Wordpress mainly because it’s needed a lot of care and loving from an administrator. Wordpress can now update itself with the click of a button by its administrator. No longer.

How to Promote Your Blog: 5 Tools to Improve Rankings of Your Old Content

SocialFish

Here’s what it looks like in search: All In One Schema.org Rich Snippets is an easy to use WordPress plugin. It all starts with keywords.

Adding Google Voice to My Web Site

Robert Weiner

I just added a Google Voice widget to my web site (on the Contact Us page). Google Voice calls that number, then connects the caller to me as a free VOIP call. then tried using the Google Voice Widget Plugin but I could only figure out how to place the widget in a sidebar rather than on a page. Tags: Wordpress Very cool.

Recovery Room: Quick Tips on Fixing Your Hacked Site

Byte Technology

Here are a handful of simple actions the WordPress layman can initiate to help in the aftermath of hack. Then scan your site completely for any and all hacks using a free plugin such as Sucuri WordPress Auditing or Theme Authenticity Checker. Web Design WordPressHaving this list of problems will be vital later on in the process.

Be Engaging: Four Plugins That Foster Audience Loyalty

Byte Technology

Ask any WordPress site owner what they most want and you’ll undoubtedly get an answer somewhere along the lines of “repeat visitors” or “loyal users.” Web Design WordPressBut how does one go about ensuring that their site doesn’t get just one-time visitors but rather garners a consistent and dedicated user base?

29 Essential Tools for Social Media Marketers [Infographic]

John Haydon

Feedly – Imagine if Google Reader was reborn looking beautiful and easy to use, and you’ll have an idea of what Feedly is.