LinkedIn Groups: What you Need to Know Now

SocialFish

But with regard to LinkedIn–specifically, LinkedIn groups–I’ve been chronicling them being stripped of features and utility for years now and it seems like their eventual demise that I and others have been predicting may actually be about to happen.

Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out: Using LinkedIn Effectively

SocialFish

You hear a lot of hype about the benefits that Facebook and Twitter can bring to your business, but these social networking sites can often overshadow the even greater potential LinkedIn has for virtually every department within the organization.

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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. Thanks 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.

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.

45 LinkedIn Groups for Nonprofit Professionals to Network or Find Jobs

Wild Apricot Blog

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.

LinkedIn: Step It Up

Connection Cafe

” From Eve Mayer Orsburn, aka @LinkedInQueen , that’s my favorite quote for why LinkedIn matters. Want to know what else awesome about LinkedIn besides the fantastically large, affluent audience? For example, back in June, I suggested four things you could do to your LinkedIn company page right then and there. Here’s five things you can do to your organization’s LinkedIn page fairly quickly. Author: Cheryl Black.

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. Claim and set up your nonprofit’s LinkedIn Company Page.

LinkedIn Confusion: Group or Company Page?

SocialFish

You probably have a LinkedIn icon up there. Let’s compare: NTEN group on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Groups enable people to join, discuss topics that are important to them, and interact with other group members. NTEN company page on LinkedIn. Quick Tips LinkedIn

How to Leverage Your Employees on LinkedIn

SocialFish

How do you handle getting more staff to use LinkedIn effectively, both personally and on behalf of the enterprise? Most of your employees are on LinkedIn, talking about your brand and their roles at your company. LinkedIn can help with all of those.

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

Why Skipping LinkedIn is a Mistake For Association CEOs

SocialFish

Then, on the very next page, is this article: “ Not all CEOs are all in–or even on–the LinkedIn network.” This one talks about how many association CEOs feel that the risks and the hassle of having an active LinkedIn presence outweighs the benefits.

Why Associations Should Be Planning Their LinkedIn Exit Strategy

SocialFish

Ah, LinkedIn…where would my blogging be without your Groups feature? Remember back when you could use your LinkedIn group to advertise your association’s job postings and feature your products and services for free ?

Need Answers: LinkedIn Has Them

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, when Geri offered up this second post about nonprofits and LinkedIn, I couldn’t resist. Need Answers: LinkedIn Has Them – guest post by Geri Stengel. Or, as posed on the Chronicle of Philanthropy LinkedIn Group: Can philanthropy ever be evil? Tips 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. The time you spend mastering LinkedIn benefits both your long-term career and your current nonprofit employer.

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. The time you spend mastering LinkedIn benefits both your long-term career and your current nonprofit employer.

BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups

SocialFish

IMPORTANT: I submitted a ticket to LinkedIn last week, because despite all my best efforts, I was unable to set an organization’s group settings to allow the Jobs tab. We’re continually developing product features to enhance your LinkedIn groups experience.

Looked at LinkedIn Lately?

Wild Apricot Blog

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

NEW: LinkedIn Company Updates

Connection Cafe

Today LinkedIn announced the availability of company page status updates. As you might suspect, this works much in the same way you would personally post a LinkedIn status update or the way you would post a Facebook company status update. Author: Cheryl Black.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. Not the biggest deal in the world, but yet another reminder that LinkedIn owns Groups and makes the rules. members): LinkedIn Groups iOS Mobile App.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: We are seeing more and more nonprofits use LinkedIn for organizational goals – from its powerful board recruitment tool to setting up company pages (see Ten Must Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn ). Has your nonprofit set up a company page on LinkedIn?

Best Linkedin Company Pages

SocialFish

Best LinkedIn Company Pages 2013 from LinkedIn. Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. ————– ( photo credit ).

The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I want to start a new habit of being better organized on LinkedIn this year, but perhaps what I need to do first is “Kondo” my LinkedIn network. To get started, here’s what you need to think about: Review your LinkedIn connections and ask: Do I know this person?

How to use LinkedIn Pages for Nonprofits (video)

John Haydon

Noland Hoshino , who created the LinkInLog from SMO Books shares three ways you can use the new LinkedIn Company Pages to bring out the human side of your nonprofit. A LinkedIn guide for nonprofits. How are you using LinkedIn? LinkedIn guides linkedin smobooks

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. :). LinkedIn

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.

NEW on LinkedIn: Volunteerism

Connection Cafe

LinkedIn , the professional social networking site that boasts more than 100 million members, just added a new profile feature : Volunteer Experiences and Causes. Just like adding a current or past job, LinkedIn members can now add a current or past volunteer experience.

Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

LinkedIn announced Board Connect , resources that helps nonprofits transform themselves into networked nonprofits by finding and recruiting board members using a networked approach. You and your board look at your professional networks and connections on LinkedIn.

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

Can LinkedIn Recommendations Grow Your Membership?

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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Why the Changes to LinkedIn Groups are Better for Your Users – and You

SocialFish

LinkedIn groups, I assure you, are not on the brink of going up in flames and burning group owners to the ground in their wake. The Changes to LinkedIn Groups Streamline its Top Functions. LinkedIn Groups Aren’t Your Bulletin Board for Sales.

A Simple Guide to Maximizing LinkedIn’s New Features for Fundraising Advancement

NonProfit Hub

LinkedIn, in particular, is a largely untapped resource for building direct relationships, and the site’s mission to connect the world’s professionals and empower them to be more productive and successful extends to nonprofit fundraising professionals. LinkedIn’s New Features for Fundraisers.

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.

5 Ways to Make LinkedIn Board Connect Work for Your Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last week, I wrote about the launch of LinkedIn’s Board Connect tool that helps nonprofit identify potential board candidates through searching the networks of their board members on LinkedIn. Geri Stengel who has written guest posts about LinkedIn on this blog offered to share some tips. An excellent addition to my collection of curated LinkedIn resources. 5 Ways to Make LinkedIn Board Connect Work for Your Nonprofit by Geri Stengel.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles

Frogloop

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. LinkedIn says that these new profile features focused on nonprofits will benefit organizations in three ways.

3 New LinkedIn Enhancements Might Strengthen Your Community

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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Attention Data Nerds: Nonprofits Miss Out on the Power of LinkedIn: Learn How to Tap It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you’re motivated to go deeper on LinkedIn after reading this summary, you will want to check out my curated list of nonprofit and LinkedIn resources here. Nonprofits Miss Out on the Power of LinkedIn: Learn How to Tap It – Guest Post by Geri Stengel. Whether connected or cold calling, you can build long-term, valuable relationships using LinkedIn. LinkedIn isn’t some stodgy place where people post their resumes.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nothing kills an online community faster than spam (think Myspace ) and LinkedIn Groups have plenty of it. That said, a 40,000 strong spam-free LinkedIn Group is a powerful thing for both the group admin and those members who take the time to post and participate on a regular basis.

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Is Your Organization LinkedIn Yet?

Wild Apricot Blog

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

ROI and Social CRM Use Case 1: Using LinkedIn for Member Recruitment

SocialFish

Using LinkedIn for member recruitment [Possible now]. USE CASE: An association has a members-only group on LinkedIn. Each time a member joins the LinkedIn group, the community manager updates the LinkedIn Group field in the members’ AMS record, and adds their LinkedIn profile URL.

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