Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay More Attention to LinkedIn Pages in 2017

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Odds are your nonprofit has a LinkedIn Page. Most nonprofits have claimed their pages and set up the basics, but very few regularly post on their LinkedIn Pages. Snapchat and Instagram may be all the buzz, but ignoring LinkedIn Pages is a mistake. Thanks LinkedIn!

LinkedIn for Good Launches Board Connect for Nonprofits

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Launched today, LinkedIn Board Connect for Nonprofit Organizations is a new board member recruiting program that enables nonprofits to easily tap into LinkedIn’s 175+ million strong network of professionals. LinkedIn for Good on Twitter: @LinkedIn4Good.

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11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

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The following is an excerpt from Chapter 6 of the recently released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. The time you spend mastering LinkedIn benefits both your long-term career and your current nonprofit employer. Use LinkedIn Apps.

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

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The following is an excerpt from Chapter 6 of the recently released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. The time you spend mastering LinkedIn benefits both your long-term career and your current nonprofit employer. Use LinkedIn Apps.

11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices for Nonprofits

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The following is an excerpt from Chapter 6 in the newly released Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. The best practice listed below are result of spending the last three years maintaining and building the Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group. These best practices will also be demonstrated live in the upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and LinkedIn. 11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

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Small (and medium-sized) nonprofits have a different experience on social media than large nonprofits. Small nonprofits have to work harder at growing their following and most often the work of social media management is added to an already full job description.

5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

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The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. After your nonprofit has crafted a content strategy and created an editorial calendar (Chapter 7), the next step is to start thinking about the tone of voice of your content.

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

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Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page in 2005. Nonprofit Tech for Good is a one-person operation and one person can only do so much. Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram were no-brainers. 4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

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59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Chatfuel is platform that enables users to create Facebook Messenger chatbots without any coding experience. WiseStamp allows you to create HTML-based email signatures for your nonprofit.

27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

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By shopping at any of the 27 online stores listed below, conscious consumers can channel some of their spending power into the nonprofit sector. Or, if you prefer to donate to a nonprofit in the name of a friend, colleague, or loved one, you can purchase a tribute holiday gift.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the apps and tools listed below to significantly improve your web, email, social media, and visual content.

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A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

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Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end of the book. Facebook. LinkedIn.

30 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

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By shopping at any of the 30 online stores listed below, conscious and ethical consumers can channel some of their spending power into the nonprofit sector. Or, if you prefer to donate to of these 20 nonprofits in the name of a friend, colleague, or loved one.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles

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I love to see social networks carve out space to promote nonprofits, causes, and volunteering. Facebook integrates with Causes. And now LinkedIn, which has over 120 million members in over 200 countries and territories, has added a Volunteer and Causes section to users profiles.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

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15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

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The 32 nonprofits were bookmarked for a donation and selected because they were effective at grabbing my attention and sparking an inspiration to give through their tweets. That said, donating online to 32 nonprofits is tedious! One of the 32 nonprofits (3%) accepted Bitcoin.

10 Goals for Nonprofit New Media Managers for 2015

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The goals suggested below are fairly easy to achieve, yet transformative to a nonprofit’s new media strategy. Skilled new media managers are essential for nonprofits to adapt quickly to advances in technology. Write LinkedIn Recommendations.

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8 Random But Useful Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

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For nonprofit admins that do not have the time to regularly research social media trends, it can be a battle to stay ahead of the learning curve. For those nonprofits that allocate staff time, embracing early adoption is key to social media success.

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The Three Most Common Mistakes Nonprofit Group Admins Make on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn Groups can be very high in ROI as long as you’re patient and willing to invest at least an hour a week promoting and monitoring your LinkedIn Group. It’s at that point that the spammers take over and once a LinkedIn Group becomes overrun with spam, forget it.

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5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

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The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Your content strategy thus far has focused on what types of content your nonprofit plans to create and what channels it will use to distribute the content.

How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

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The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. To help you begin, below is a three-step process for writing a strategic plan that can easily be revised on annual basis while at the same time is workable and moves your nonprofit forward.

From 2005 to 2015: The Radical Effect of Social Media on Nonprofit Web Design

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In 2005 Facebook was only open to college students and professors, Twitter didn’t exist, and the iPhone was still in concept mode. Nonprofits pioneered social media. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

Five Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

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2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology. Numerous communications and fundraising trends are on the verge of going mainstream and nonprofits committed to early adoption have a number of new tools and strategies to pioneer this year.

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Facebook is Great, but Does it Really Work for Fundraising?

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Heading in to 2011 most nonprofits (92%), regardless of organization size are using at least one social network like Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn and close to nine out of ten nonprofits (89%) have a presence on Facebook – up from 74% in 2009.

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10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

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The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. In 2013 the number of nonprofits that hired part-time or full-time new media managers increased fourfold. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

HOW TO: Report Live from Nonprofit Events and Conferences

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The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. On Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Tumblr post only two or three times daily. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

The Importance of Branding Your Nonprofit on Social Networks Through Graphic Design

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Nonprofits were the early adopters of social networks. The were active on Myspace, YouTube, and creating Facebook Groups long before most of the companies that are often praised for being the pioneers of social media. Facebook Cover :: 815 x 315 pixels.

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

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For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 10 holiday tribute gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

All Nonprofit Tech for Good Webinars Are Now Free and Open to the Nonprofit Community

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Thanks to a sponsorship from the Public Interest Registry , for the first and only time all Nonprofit Tech for Good webinars are being offered for free to the nonprofit community. One week before each webinar, Nonprofit Tech for Good e-newsletter subscribers will be notified.

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

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The nonprofit sector has a large community of technology bloggers committed to helping nonprofits stay current on emerging trends in social media, online fundraising, and mobile technology. Facebook Newsroom :: newsroom.fb.com. Facebook has 1.44 Facebook.

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

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For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 20 holiday gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

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For nonprofits to succeed on social media, they have to be good at social media and that requires a clear understanding of how, when, and why individuals engage with nonprofits on social media. 59% of people of who engage with causes on social media donate money to nonprofits.

Leveraging LinkedIn to Prospect for Your Nonprofit

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By Brendan Cruickshank, Vice President of Client Services, Juju On January 1 of this year, LinkedIn announced that it had 90 million registered users in over 200 countries and territories around the world. That means that LinkedIn represents a huge number of technology-savvy people with aspirations. Some of these people are likely to have hopes and values similar to those of your nonprofit organization. Why LinkedIn, rather than Facebook or Twitter?

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Mobile for Good: A Free How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

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Telling your nonprofit’s story through blogging. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube Date: Thursday, March 20. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: Free! How to Register: Sign up. Presented by: Heather Mansfield.

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

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Telling your nonprofit’s story through blogging. Using Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

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LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006. 60% of millennials donate an average of $481 to nonprofits each year. of nonprofit event registrations occur on mobile devices. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

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Now into the second quarter of 2017, three themes are taking shape that the nonprofit sector should be aware of. For Every 1,000 email subscribers, nonprofits have 428 Facebook followers, 141 Twitter followers, and 39 Instagram followers.