Online Cultivation Lessons From LinkedIn


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.

NEW on LinkedIn: Volunteerism

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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.

Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out: Using LinkedIn Effectively


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.

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.

Best Linkedin Company Pages


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

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: 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.

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.

LinkedIn Groups: What you Need to Know Now


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.

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.

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

LinkedIn to remove lots of search fields


LinkedIn will soon be retiring the ability to search years of experience, function, seniority level, interested in, company size and when a user joined. Also receiving the axe is the ability for Premium users to search within LinkedIn Groups. Just came across t his interesting post.

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


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?

The Count Down to #GivingTuesday | LinkedIn

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The Count Down to #GivingTuesday | LinkedIn : "Audits aren''t just for taxes: Your website. Have you taken a look at your website from a phone? If you were a #GivingTuesday visitor who came to your site, on a phone (and an ever growing number are ) would you see any connection to #GivingTuesday? Or would you be left confused, frustrated.and just leave? 74% of adults are using social networking sites-- the majority do so on smartphones." ''via Blog this

How to Leverage Your Employees on LinkedIn


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.

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. Consequently, in recent months LinkedIn has been shifting the focus away from groups and ramping up the LinkedIn page tool set. LinkedIn Social Media

LinkedIn Confusion: Group or Company Page?


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

Why Associations Should Be Planning Their LinkedIn Exit Strategy


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 ?

5 Tips For Using LinkedIn Board Connect For Your Nonprofit


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! Image courtesy of YEC.

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.

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

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 []. Young Burton LinkedIn []. Colby Langford LinkedIn []. Tyler Gregory LinkedIn [].

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Success = Right Tech at Right Time | LinkedIn

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Success = Right Tech at Right Time | LinkedIn : Despite the clear nonprofit need and technology solution, the market simply wasn''t ready. We also began to work with LinkedIn to leverage their network and corporate directory to enable us to provide even greater tools for nonprofits We needed to do a lot more work before we could get the critical mass of pro bono providers to populate the marketplace.

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

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.

The New Professional Norm: 10+ Million Professionals on LinkedIn Make Social Impact Part of Their Identity [INFOGRAPHIC] | Official LinkedIn Blog

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The New Professional Norm: 10+ Million Professionals on LinkedIn Make Social Impact Part of Their Identity [INFOGRAPHIC] | Official LinkedIn Blog : "A new professional norm And our data reflects this. Just over three years ago, we added the “Volunteer and Causes” section to the LinkedIn profile. We know that volunteer experience is tightly entwined with one’s professional identity – in fact, this had been one of the most requested product features from LinkedIn members.

LinkedIn Changes Could Impact Nonprofit Groups - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

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LinkedIn Changes Could Impact Nonprofit Groups - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly :LinkedIn has implemented some new changes into their social network, which may affect how nonprofits use the website, and specifically how groups will function. Nonprofit Tech for Good has highlighted five changes that may have an impact on how nonprofits use LinkedIn.

Lame spams of the day: LinkedIn phishing

Robert Weiner

The recent theft of passwords from LinkedIn prompted me to post these spams masquerading as messages from that firm. The first one made no attempt beyond the Sender name to look like it came from LinkedIn. The others made a minimal attempt to look like a LinkedIn message and all look like they came from the same source. Sender: on behalf of LinkedIn ( Text: LinkedIn. Thank you for using LinkedIn! --The

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LinkedIn is Great.But Not as Your Community Platform — Mizz Information

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LinkedIn is Great.But Not as Your Community Platform — Mizz Information : I know this topic has been discussed to death, particularly in the association community, but I just can''t help weighing in again after seeing it come up yet again in the ASAE LinkedIn group. Killing a private community in favor of using public social media platforms--in this particular case, LinkedIn groups

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.

Use LinkedIn to Recruit Technical Volunteers!

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TechSoup has partnered with LinkedIn to provide the TechSoup community with free postings on LinkedIn's new Volunteer Marketplace. volunteers humanresources linkedin Get the technical support that your organization needs!

Why Skipping LinkedIn is a Mistake For Association CEOs


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.

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


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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Is your Association Software a Dead Horse? Stop Riding it! | Sigmund VanDamme | LinkedIn

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Sigmund VanDamme | LinkedIn : 'via Blog this Is your Association Software a Dead Horse? Stop Riding it!

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.

Are You Effectively Using LinkedIn at Your Non-Profit?

AFP Blog

Are You Effectively Using LinkedIn at Your Non-Profit? While most non-profits realize the benefits of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, far fewer organizations fully realize the inherent power of LinkedIn

“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.

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.

4 reasons to use LinkedIn for fundraising | The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

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4 reasons to use LinkedIn for fundraising | The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : ocial media is not just for selfies and pictures of food. Sally Bouchard, Qaya Thompson and Jeremy Woolf outlined seven reasons to use LinkedIn for fundraising during Fundraising Day in New York, sponsored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals New York City chapter

VolunteerMatch Partners with LinkedIn To Help 100,000 Nonprofits Recruit Skilled Volunteers | Justmeans

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PRESS RELEASE VolunteerMatch Partners with LinkedIn To Help 100,000 Nonprofits Recruit Skilled Volunteers | Justmeans : - VolunteerMatch, the web''s largest volunteer engagement network, and LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network on the Internet, announced today a partnership that will leverage LinkedIn''s 300 million members to make it dramatically easier for nonprofits to successfully recruit skilled volunteers and board members.

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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

BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups


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.

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