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!

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. Follow him on Twitter!

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LinkedIn to remove lots of search fields

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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.

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

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 ?

How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter is experimenting with allowing certain nonprofits to accept donations directly through tweets. It is unclear if Twitter has plans to provide access to more nonprofits in the near future, but doing so would be a smart move. 1) Donors can now give directly through Twitter.

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11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices for Nonprofits

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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.

Attention Nonprofits! The New LinkedIn News Feed Design Has Arrived

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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. Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group.

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. And Twitter’s not going to crumble away like a withering leaf over a backlash against its rules and terms of service.

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.

10 Random, But Useful Online Communications Tips for Nonprofits

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Some subscribers to your email list will visit your nonprofit’s Twitter Profile or Facebook Page to retweet or share a story or call-to-action that is featured in your e-newsletter or fundraising appeal. Using multiple hashtags on Instagram works, but it doesn’t on Twitter.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles

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Twitter has Hope140. 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.

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. Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group.

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

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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.

12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

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Nonprofit social media managers have to deal with weird, random mean people on Twitter. If you’ve been using Twitter for awhile, then you know the best response is to block and ignore. That’s what Nonprofit Tech for Good paid for an sponsored ad on LinkedIn.

5 Nonprofit Content Themes That Inspire Action

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Also, if your nonprofit has photo-editing skills, embedding the stats on images and then uploading them to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

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

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For Every 1,000 email subscribers, nonprofits have 428 Facebook followers, 141 Twitter followers, and 39 Instagram followers. LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

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24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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LinkedIn Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media FundraisingThe 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.

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10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

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Twitter requires a time investment that many small nonprofits simply do not have. LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, YouTube, Google+, Vine, Tumblr? Small nonprofits can barely invest the time it takes to manage a Facebook Page and Twitter Profile. Twitter $Cashtags.

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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10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

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With a primary focus on blogging, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, he webinar content below was presented by Heather Mansfield on November 8, 2016 to 2,150 nonprofit staff. Twitter has launched the ability to donate to political campaigns and is testing nonprofit donations.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can also browse 300+ on Twitter at @nonprofitorgs/lists/bloggers-resources. LinkedIn Official Blog :: blog.linkedin.com. LinkedIn has 347 million monthly users. LinkedIn. Official Twitter Blog :: blog.twitter.com. Twitter has 288 million monthly users.

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

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In the 10 years since the “Nonprofit Organizations” brand has expanded to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Storify, Flipboard, Periscope, and most recently Snapchat. Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram were no-brainers.

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

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Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location. Their dashboard shows you how many people are using your hashtag on Twitter and Instagram and enables you to track trending hashtags.

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Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter

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Twitter is possibly the most powerful marketing platform out there, specifically for brands targeting global audiences. Although Twitter’s speedy pace can help you connect faster and respond to your customers faster, staying on top of rapidly moving streams can be a real challenge.

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2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media FundraisingCause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns.

5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

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LinkedIn Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media FundraisingThe following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

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Connected to Twitter, Blab enables real-time video conversations from multiple locations. Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location.

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27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

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Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTubeThe National Retail Federation estimates that online sales will grow 6 to 8 percent this holiday season.

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. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Pinterest are the most regularly accessed networks. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube

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27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

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72% have a Twitter Profile. Other social networks used by global NGOs are YouTube (55%), LinkedIn (51%), Google+ (28%), and WhatsApp (16%). Of those, the top three live reporting tools are Facebook (79%), Twitter (56%), and YouTube (23%).

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A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter. Design and upload custom graphics to your Twitter account. Organize followers into Twitter lists. LinkedIn. Design and upload custom graphics to your LinkedIn Page. □ Experiment with LinkedIn Groups.

How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTubeThe following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

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Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Fundraising Social Media YouTube Giving Days Cause Awareness DaysCause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising.

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

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Twitter serves as a great marketing tool and has become increasingly useful for all types of businesses who are looking to expand their reach. The challenge for most organizations on Twitter lies in getting a good number of followers, and growing followers.

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. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube Websites

8 Random But Useful Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A period is the difference between a public mention and a reply on Twitter. When you use a Twitter username as the first word in your tweet, you must add a period before the username for all your followers to see your tweet. The optimal aspect ratio for Twitter photos is 2:1.

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28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTubeThe 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.

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24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTubeThe 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.

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

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A giving portfolio app is definitely an app whose time has come and interestingly enough while writing this post, a new app called Givolio appeared in my Twitter feed that plans to launch this fall. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube