Google+

NCE Social Media

Google+ (Google Plus) is Google’s newest foray into social media. Google+ Circles are similar to categorizing your Facebook friends with labels. Google+ integrates your Google tools, like Picasa , into its service. Is Google Plus a Facebook killer?

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Google Plus Video

NCE Social Media

Google Plus, or Google+, can be a great tool. Specifically, Marc Pittman , noted author and speaker on nonprofits and technology, shares how Google Plus can benefit your organization. Marc wrote the book, Google Plus for Nonprofits. Please watch the short video and tell us what you think – link to the video: Google Plus for Nonprofits. How do you use Google Plus? Video google Google Plus

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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? The problem a lot of marketers are running into is they’re seeing their Google Analytics results as being incomplete.

Google Aiding Nonprofits’ Online Visibility

TechImpact

nonprofits may start seeing … Continued The post Google Aiding Nonprofits’ Online Visibility appeared first on Tech Impact. Blog Social Tech facebook google nonprofit technology social media for nonprofit It’s a struggle as old as the Internet.

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Google Panda

NetWits

Earlier this year, in February, Google launched its latest search update in the US: Google Panda (or the Farmer update.). The Panda update is said to have changed over 11% of Google’s search results. This advice is backed by Google.

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What Google’s New Algorithm Really Means for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

But if you are, so to speak, searching for yet another reason to make the switch to a responsive/mobile-friendly design as quickly as possible, besides the obvious reason— traffic from mobile devices comprises anywhere from 50-60% of all web traffic —Google has just provided one.

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Google Chrome

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 Google Chrome September 4, 2008 The hiatus is over with a short entry about Google Chrome , the new browser from Google that I learned about on the twitterverse while I was stopped at one rest stop or another. Yes, it is open source, and I applaud Google for releasing open source software.

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Setting up Goals in Google Analytics

NetWits

There is a lot of confusion around goal tracking and funnels in Google … Content Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising Goals Google Analytics

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Help I Just Lost My Google Ad Grant

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: George Weiner from Whole Whale wrote this insightful piece about the Google Ad Grant program. Help I Just Lost My Google Ad Grant – Guest Post by George Weiner. Whole Whale has managed tens of millions of dollars in Google’s amazing grant.

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Getting Liberated: Easy Backups for Google Products

Byte Technology

You live and breathe on Google Drive. Never fear, Google Takeout is here. To begin, visit the “download your data page” ( takeout.google.com/settings/takeout ) and select the Google products you’d like to download. You spend loads of time crafting YouTube videos.

Understanding Conversion Rates in Google Analytics

Byte Technology

Google Analytics, still considered the go-to tool for individuals and companies seeking to understand how effective their websites are to visitors and users, has certainly changed the way websites are designed, redesigned and administered.

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Bing and Google

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

This blog is the one of my many personal sites that I pay the most attention to SEO (although I think that will change soon,) I tend to focus a lot on Google, since according to my analytics (and yes, they are Google analytics. I’m wondering whether I should check out my server logs…) 99% of the traffic to this blog that comes from search engines comes from Google. In the last month, 3,743 visits came from Google, and 43 came from Bing.

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Google Analytics - Site Search

Connection Cafe

This post is the fifth in an ongoing series about Google. 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. Author: Alissa Ruehl.

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Google+ Opens Up to NPOs

NCE Social Media

Google+ finally is allowing charities (and businesses) to have their own pages on the Google+ platform. John Haydon has created a video explaining how to create a Google+ page for your website. Do you have a Google+ page for your agency? Education and Training Tools g+ Google Plus Tips Googleplus haydon kanterNo more work arounds. Beth Kanter has already started pulling together a circle of all charities who have a page.

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Google Search Results Now Prominently Feature Nonprofit Google+ Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And yet another reason why your nonprofit can not ignore Google+… the Google Knowledge Graph which now prominently features information about nonprofit organizations on the right-hand side of Google Search results. Sierra Club :: Impact of Google+ Page and Wikipedia.

Why Your Nonprofit Is Not Ranking on Google

NetWits

The day or week after a website launch, someone will inevitably notice that they can’t find the site on Google, Yahoo, or Bing. You know your website was indexed by the search engines, but it is listed on page 10 in Google – and no one will ever see it!

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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. Here are 7 other tips for engaging users on Google+: Title your posts. If users comment on your Google+ post, reply to them and keep the convo going!

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Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal

AFP Blog

Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal : "As Google Fiber Inc., a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. NASDAQ: GOOG), has contractors building new internet networks in several cities across the U.S., the tech company is seeking local nonprofits for a new partnership program in nearly all those metro areas." 'via via Blog this

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently Google+ is only available to invited individuals. Finally, Google+ Entity Profiles will launch after the release of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , so please consider this blog post a supplement to the book. Sign up for a Google Account.

[Cool Infographic Friday] All About Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits

SocialFish

Thank you Elevation for this one! Photo by Benjamin Dada on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday Potluck

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12 Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google+ Pages have a vast tool set and Google’s quest to integrate Google+ into their most popular products, such as Search, Gmail, YouTube, Local, and Wallet, is paying off as active monthly users continue to grow. Google+ is a visual social network.

Google + Nonprofit Brand Pages

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Why does Google + launch new stuff when I’m on a book deadline !! The long awaited brand pages on Google + are here. I put a post out on Google + asking what nonprofits had set up pages and was able to identify 88 from all the responses and placed them in a open circle here.

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

Byte Technology

Google recently unveiled their “No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA” feature that works on a simple and logical premise: it just asks users whether or not they’re robots. As long as there have been websites, there have been tools in place to keep those sites safe from spam and hacker abuse.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] How to Google

SocialFish

Betcha didn’t know you didn’t know how to Google, did you…! Cool Infographic Friday

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5 Google Analytics Stats To Track Fundraising Success

TechImpact

Have a good tip for tracking your fundraisers success in Google Analytics? Perhaps you are getting a lot of traffic from Google, but those traffic sources are not leading to donations. Image courtesy of Info Trust LLC.

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Amp Up Your Digital Marketing with Google Analytics

Byte Technology

do not have e-commerce tracking set up in their Google Analytics accounts. And there should be little doubt that Google Analytics can be an extremely helpful tool in doing just that.

Google Isn’t Breaking Up With Social | SEW

AFP Blog

Google Isn’t Breaking Up With Social | SEW : "ast week, Google announced important upcoming changes to the integration of Google+ across Google services and the function of the Google+ platform itself. A public Google+ profile will no longer be required to access other Google services, just a Google account.

Google Person Finder: Boston Marathon Explosions

AFP Blog

Google Person Finder: Boston Marathon Explosions

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3 Ways To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Results

TechImpact

Google keeps their algorithm tight to their chest, and no one can be 100% certain how it works, but there are a few things we do have control over. In a previous post , we discuss what exactly what search engines like Google, Yahoo!, Image courtesy of Mashable.

Google Will Penalize Popups on Mobile Sites

Frogloop

Google recently announced though that starting January 2017, they will penalize websites that use popups on mobile as they find it intrusive and a poort user experience. This can be problematic on mobile devices where screens are often smaller, said Google in blog post.

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3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results

AFP Blog

3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results : "3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results" 'via Blog this

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Google Analytics | Application Gallery

AFP Blog

Google Analytics | Application Gallery: "Google Analytics Application GalleryAdd Your ApplicationThis gallery contains applications that extend Google Analytics in new and exciting ways. They are solutions that help analysts, marketers, IT teams, and executives get more out of Google Analytics.

Google+ for Nonprofits

SocialFish

If there’s one thing the whole world has learned since 1998: ignore Google at your own peril. Google+ may not have the user base or popularity of other social networks, but it does have the search giant’s backing and a whole lot of potential.

Google now denies program to nonprofits they used to serve

Judi Sohn

At Fight Colorectal Cancer, we switched from web host email to Google Apps in 2007 and we haven’t looked back. Last summer, I set up Google Apps for my synagogue. Both IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations are using the Education Edition of Google Apps, which offer more features, support and storage space than the Free edition. Google used to offer the Education Edition free of charge to any 501(c)3 organization. Google won’t say.

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What Google+ users can learn from nonprofits

Judi Sohn

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m fascinated by Google+. Google+ is different, and not just because it’s from Google. Google+ sharing model: I find this interesting (or I have an opinion/thought/idea/question) so based on what I specifically know about you and what we have in common as unique individuals, I think you’ll find it interesting too. Guess what: My daddy won’t use Google+ because my daddy is dead.

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Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

UPDATED 1/8/12: Thanks to the launch of Google+ Pages for brands, Google+ traffic hit an all time high in December 2011 and it’s likely that the trend will continue in 2012. If your nonprofit has yet to get on Google+, now would be a very good time to start.

Tip: How to add leading zero for zip codes in Google Docs

Judi Sohn

I’ve helped a number of folks who aren’t Google/Excel pros who struggled with this issue so I thought it might be a good time to blog my simple fix. When Excel (or Google Docs) sees just numbers in a field, it assumes you want the field to be a number.

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Defunct Google Products

Robert Weiner

Google: It's great that they keep innovating, and of course not every idea will work out. But Google's record of killing off products makes me nervous about my reliance on them. Desktop Google search (still working if you can find a copy, thank heaven, but no longer supported). Google Buzz. Google Wave. Pages and files in Google Groups. And my favorite defunct Google product: Google boxer shorts.

Google Grants

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We've been a Google Grant partner for years. Google advertising is highly tuned. It's an incredibly effective ad for us on Google: a clickthrough rate on the order of 5%. The deal behind the Google Grant program is that Google absorbs the advertising costs. Of course, one of Google's key precepts is that lousy ads don't get served. Really glad we're realizing the benefits of this Google program

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Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now that Google+ is open to everyone, all nonprofit staff can start experimenting and familiarizing themselves with Google+ before the brand pages, also known as Google+ Business Profiles , are launched later this month. Sign up for a Google Account. Join Google+.