10 LinkedIn Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launched on May 5, 2003, LinkedIn is a social network for professionals. 51% of its users are college-educated , 20% are senior-level professionals, and the average salary for a LinkedIn user is $46,644 USD per year. Strangely, nonprofits have been slow to embrace LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer Marketplace for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To help nonprofits recruit qualified volunteers and to assist individuals eager to volunteer with nonprofits, LinkedIn has launched a Volunteer Marketplace where nonprofits can post volunteer opportunities and LinkedIn members can search for volunteer opportunities in their local communities. The service is not free for nonprofits, but it is offered at a discounted rate of 90 percent off LinkedIn’s standard rate for job postings, thus $19.50

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Ten Must-Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Some nonprofits have thousands, tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of LinkedIn Company Page followers, and yet have not customized their page or posted a single update. LinkedIn Pages launched in 2010 and since then the company has slowly rolled out upgrades and new features. I browsed the LinkedIn Pages of over 200 of the most well-known nonprofits in the world and the following eleven are clearly taking the lead. LinkedIn Social Media

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. In addition the reasons listed below, the demographics of LinkedIn users bodes well for engaging donors and amazingly LinkedIn offers customer service. Thanks LinkedIn! LinkedIn Pages have a new design.

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn to Advance Their Missions

Classy

Given its member base of 756 million global professionals in over 200 countries, LinkedIn can be a powerful social media platform to help achieve your organization’s goals. There’s a lot more to LinkedIn than just posting jobs or liking people’s updates.

Four Recent LinkedIn Page Upgrades Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With more than 225,000 registered users worldwide, LinkedIn pages have the potential to be very powerful for nonprofits. Thus far most nonprofits have concentrated on using LinkedIn groups to build their brand inside the LinkedIn community, but as any regular LinkedIn group member knows, groups can become easily overrun by spammers and overzealous marketers to the point where some groups just become too annoying to stay a member of. LinkedIn Social Media

LinkedIn for Good Launches Board Connect for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. With nonprofits needing to fill approximately two million empty board seats annually, LinkedIn Board Connect could be the missing link in helping nonprofits make board member recruitment a much easier and more rewrding process. LinkedIn

Five Recent LinkedIn Group Updates Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With the launch of new a LinkedIn Groups design , the company resolved one of its most pressing problems – LinkedIn Group spam. Related Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits. LinkedIn Social Media Group management had become cumbersome and time-consuming for many admins of medium and large groups.

How to Find IP from LinkedIn: Track an IP Address on LinkedIn

Find the free stuff

Are you wondering about how to find IP from LinkedIn? These easy methods will put you through the processes to find someone’s IP on LinkedIn without any issue. The post How to Find IP from LinkedIn: Track an IP Address on LinkedIn appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

Looked at LinkedIn Lately?

Wild Apricot

Here''s an overview of some of the recent updates to LinkedIn that might impact non-profits and membership organizations. LinkedIn

“Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations” LinkedIn Group Reaches 40,000 Members

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group reached 40,000 members today – a benchmark that took three years, 323 days, and countless clicks of “Flag as Promotion” and “Block & Delete” to keep the group as spam free as possible and on its trajectory of growth. Nothing kills an online community faster than spam (think Myspace ) and LinkedIn Groups have plenty of it. Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group :: Growth.

Online Cultivation Lessons From LinkedIn

NetWits

As a long-time LinkedIn member, their outreach continues to engage and delight me, while also going to the core of successful cultivation techniques: make your constituents feel special, understood and appreciated. Email Marketing Interactive cultivation fundraising Online marketing thank you

Attention Nonprofits! The New LinkedIn News Feed Design Has Arrived

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At long last, the new LinkedIn News Feed is here! For years I have been completely baffled by LinkedIn’s partnership with Twitter to allow a mass automation of tweets to be published the LinkedIn News Feed. All those robotic tweets rife with too many hashtags and bad punctuation essentially rendered the LinkedIn News Feed useless, gave it the appearance of a cluttered mess, and was the antithesis of social (as in social media). LinkedIn

45 LinkedIn Groups for Nonprofit Professionals to Network or Find Jobs

Wild Apricot

There are hundreds of nonprofit groups on LinkedIn. networking LinkedIn-Groups LinkedInHere I’ve segmented the top ones into the categories and written a few lines about each to help you decide which ones to join.

ATTN Nonprofits: LinkedIn Rolls Out New Design for Company Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For those nonprofits that have claimed their LinkedIn Company Page , today the site rolled out a new design that you’ll want to upgrade to much sooner than later. If your nonprofit has not yet claimed your LinkedIn Company Page, then better late than never. :). Nature Conservancy of Canada on LinkedIn :: linkedin.com/company/127032. Related Links: Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use LinkedIn Groups & Company Pages. LinkedIn

How to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Nonprofit and Increase Awareness

Donorbox

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. Did you know that 56% of LinkedIn users are more likely to donate to charities compared to other internet users? This makes LinkedIn a goldmine for any nonprofit that wants to increase awareness.

April 23 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to LinkedIn , a social network with more than 200 million professionals worldwide. Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements.

February 19 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to LinkedIn , a social network with more than 175 million professionals worldwide. Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements.

Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn

Amy Sample Ward

Topic : Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn. Rosenberg discuss how nonprofits are using LinkedIn and offer recommendations about the best LinkedIn groups for nonprofit professionals who want to connect with other people involved in efforts to promote the common good. 2010 presentation linkedin nptech podcast social mediaDate : December 2nd, 2010. Location : Online.

November 8 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to LinkedIn , a social network with more than 175 million professionals worldwide. Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements.

Nonprofits Can Now Post Status Updates from LinkedIn Company Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the beginning of my webinar on Twitter and LinkedIn I always poll attendees on whether they have found and claimed their nonprofit’s Company Page on LinkedIn. ” The vast majority of nonprofits have not claimed or even know what a LinkedIn Company Page is. LinkedIn moves slowly and it’s been a good strategy for them – build anticipation and then launch a solid, well-thought-out product. HOW TO: Claim Your Nonprofit’s Company Page on LinkedIn.

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These basic LinkedIn Profile tips for nonprofit professionals serve as a foundation for when and if your nonprofit is ready to utilize LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. That said, I do not cover personal LinkedIn Profiles in my upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and LinkedIn , but LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages are covered in detail in both the webinar and in the book. Connections can contact you directly through LinkedIn Mail.

LinkedIn For Nonprofits: How It Can Help You Reach Your 2020 Goals

Wild Apricot

LinkedIn for nonprofits isn't just for connecting with professionals in your field, it's also a great platform that you can use to advance your mission and grow your fundraising. Learn how LinkedIn can help your organization in this guide

11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. There are many perks to being the manager of a successful LinkedIn Group, and it is worth the effort to grow and nurture your group.

HOW TO: Claim Your Nonprofit’s “Company Page” on LinkedIn

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Odds are your nonprofit has a “Company Page” on LinkedIn. If any of your past staff, interns, or volunteers have a personal profile on LinkedIn and they have added their position at your nonprofit to their work “Experience,&# then your nonprofit does indeed have a LinkedIn Company Page. Over the last year LinkedIn has added increased functionality to Company Pages. Related Links: Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and LinkedIn. LinkedIn

Webinar: Twitter and LinkedIn for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Next the webinar moves on to LinkedIn , a social network with more than 160 million professionals worldwide. Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit. Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 ET. Cost: $50. How to Register: Sign up ! Presented By: Heather Mansfield.

November 8 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to LinkedIn , a social network with more than 175 million professionals worldwide. Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements.

July 23 Webinar: LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with a general introduction to LinkedIn , a social network with more than 200 million professionals worldwide. Nonprofits are increasingly participating in the LinkedIn community through LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. This webinar will teach you how to successfully create, manage, and promote a LinkedIn Group for your nonprofit and highlight best practices and demonstrate how to manage discussions, subgroups, templates, and announcements.

Three Simple But Powerful Ways Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With over 45 million active users worldwide, LinkedIn is a social networking site that is becoming much more than just a place to have a Web 2.0 Here are three simple, but powerful ways that nonprofits can use LinkedIn: 1) Create a Group : Make sure you create the group under the “Nonprofit&# category and select “Yes&# to both being listed in the “Groups Directory&# and that your Group be display on “Profiles&#. for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group.

A 7 Step Guide to LinkedIn Marketing

NonProfit Hub

LinkedIn isn’t new, and neither is the idea that every business needs a LinkedIn presence. LinkedIn, the professional social networking platform has been around longer than Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. Most times, the hardest part is getting started, but we’re here to provide you with 7 steps to get your LinkedIn marketing efforts off the ground. Have you ever considered the benefits of polishing your LinkedIn profile?

The Three Most Common Mistakes Nonprofit Group Admins Make on LinkedIn

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Unfortunately, many nonprofits have created LinkedIn Groups over the last few years and when results were not immediate, they abandoned their Group much too soon. It’s at that point that the spammers take over and once a LinkedIn Group becomes overrun with spam, forget it. LinkedIn discussion.

Social Media for Nonprofits, Part 2: Strategies for Instagram, LinkedIn and More

NonProfit PRO

Social media can help nonprofits connect with supporters, volunteers and donors more easily. You can leverage social media marketing strategies to boost your engagement — but the best tactics differ from one platform to the next. Social Media

LinkedIn's Nonprofit Solutions

Tech Soup Blog

LinkedIn is launching a new set of tools aimed at nonprofits. Earlier this year, the company launched LinkedIn Nonprofit Solutions under the. LinkedIn for Good brand. It's part of a wave of appreciation for volunteers, causes and other not-strictly-for-profit types at LinkedIn. Debra also wrote an excellent guide how nonprofits can make the most out of LinkedIn. LinkedIn's Learning Center for Nonprofits. LinkedIn for your nonprofit organization.

Can LinkedIn Recommendations Grow Your Membership?

Wild Apricot

Has your organization considered using LinkedIn recommendations? Here are some tips and ideas on using LinkedIn to grow your membership. LinkedIn social media

LinkedIn suits up

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 LinkedIn suits up December 10, 2007 LinkedIn, the serious MBA wielding brother to the Facebook fratboy and the MySpace rockergrrl, is really putting on the suit now. It all sounds like LinkedIn wants to pull all of those people who have been migrating to Facebook back into their fold, with the idea that LinkedIn is serious about business.

Is Your Organization LinkedIn Yet?

Wild Apricot

While LinkedIn has mainly been used by individuals for networking or career development, it might be time for non-profits to consider a presence on LinkedIn. With more than 90 million members in over 200 countries and updated social sharing and company page features, LinkedIn might want to include it as part your organization's social media mix.( LinkedIn Marketing Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech social media Social networking

Use LinkedIn to Recruit Technical Volunteers!

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup has partnered with LinkedIn to provide the TechSoup community with free postings on LinkedIn's new Volunteer Marketplace. LinkedIn users who have expressed interest in skilled volunteering will receive posts for the volunteer opportunities in their area that correspond to their professionals and nonprofit interests. volunteers humanresources linkedin Get the technical support that your organization needs!

Can LinkedIn Recommendations Grow Your Membership?

Wild Apricot

Has your organization considered using LinkedIn recommendations? Here are some tips and ideas on using LinkedIn to grow your membership. LinkedIn social media

5 Tips For Using LinkedIn Board Connect For Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

In 2012, LinkedIn launched Board Connect , a tool for finding board members for nonprofits through current board member’s networks. We also recommend some great ways to integrate LinkedIn with workflow technology tools! Searching for particular backgrounds and characteristics in LinkedIn can really help narrow your search. The post 5 Tips For Using LinkedIn Board Connect For Your Nonprofit appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These basic LinkedIn Profile tips for nonprofit professionals serve as a foundation for when and if your nonprofit is ready to utilize LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. That said, I do not cover personal LinkedIn Profiles in my upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and LinkedIn , but LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages are covered in detail in both the webinar and in the book. Connections can contact you directly through LinkedIn Mail.

3 New LinkedIn Enhancements Might Strengthen Your Community

Wild Apricot

New LinkedIn enhancements offer three new reasons why your organization might want to take a closer look at this social network. LinkedIn social media

Lame spams of the day: LinkedIn messages

Robert Weiner

They look reasonably line LinkedIn messages, though I don't recall ever getting something quite like this from LinkedIn. The subject has been "LinkedIn new messages" but the senders aren't LinkedIn addresses. They've been: Lewis Shannon LinkedIn [cameoingo37@ggtco.com]. Young Burton LinkedIn [crossways@anfscd.com]. Colby Langford LinkedIn [considerings5@themillstonecompany.com]. Tyler Gregory LinkedIn [pockmarking9@tkth.net].

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Everything You Wanted to Know About LinkedIn, But Were Too Afraid to Ask.

VisionLink

How Do You and Your Organization Use LinkedIn? For some, LinkedIn is a necessary evil. But why not use LinkedIn to your advantage? Do you know how LinkedIn content can drastically increase your company's SEO ranking? Please click the link below to learn more about how you and your organization could be benefiting from properly using LinkedIn. Unlocking the Power of LinkedIn for You and Your Company from VisionLink Want to know more about LinkedIn?