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. Fill Out Your Profile to “100 Percent Completeness”.

ATTN Nonprofits: Instagram Has Launched New Profiles for Desktop

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mashable wrote up thorough post on Instagram’s new profile pages for Desktop last week, but I wanted to emphasize four points useful for nonprofits: 1) The photos in banner across the top of the new profiles are automatically generated from the photos you have uploaded using Instagram’s mobile apps. Thus, you can not upload an avatar or photos on the desktop version, or browse who’s following you or who you are following.

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Picture This: Automatically Add Instagram Photos to Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

Therefore, sharing Instagram photos on a WordPress site is, essentially, a two-way exchange: it helps those interested in your site find you on Instagram, and it guides those who have discovered you on Instagram to your site. So how do you go about adding Instagram photos into posts on your WordPress site? The best method works ideally for those users who want to create a new blog post on their site that displays their latest Instagram photo.

What is your Facebook Profile Photo Style?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On Facebook, you need to set up an individual profile and if your organization has a presence on Facebook, no doubt you will be representing your organization. (Yes, One of the most important decisions you'll be making is selecting a photo to use. Nick O'Neill, blogger at AllFacebook, has a post that dissects the different styles of photos you commonly see on people's Facebook profiles. It's called " The 30 Standard Facebook Profile Photos."

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. Fill Out Your Profile to “100 Percent Completeness”.

HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Pinterest Profile to a Business Account

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new business accounts do not change the design or functionality of your nonprofit’s Pinterest profile, but it will give you access to new tools and case studies for brands as they become available. It also allows you to stop having to use a personal profile as a brand (i.e., Brands using personal profiles eventually and always becomes problematic and the clean-up and conversion process is usually messy, frustrating, and overly-complicated.

HOW TO: Launch a Mobile Photo-Sharing Campaign for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

One of the simplest ways to begin dabbling in mobile technology is to launch a mobile photo-sharing campaign, and Yfrog , Twitpic , and DailyBooth make it easy for any nonprofit social (and now mobile) media manager with a smartphone and little creativity. That said, here are three simple steps to get started with mobile photo-sharing: 1. Most mobile photo-sharing tools are integrated into Twitter, so your first step should be getting familiar with tweeting on the go.

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How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo. Many nonprofits have set up individual profiles instead of pages by accident. Many have been reluctant to change because they did not want to build up their friends list again. Now they don’t have to, Facebook has a feature that will automatically convert an individual profile into a Fan Page. How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo.

4 Free Photo Resources You Can Tap for Social Good

Tech Soup Blog

Possibly the most used and most recommended, but arguably the most complicated software to edit photos, Lightroom can be found in the toolkit of most photographers. Or, you can always come back to edit your photos, even while you're offline. You can now create awesome and frequent content for your social media profiles. A startup based in Oakland, California, VSCO allows you to create and add filters to your photos.

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How to spice up your Google profile with photos - TNW Google

AFP Blog

How to spice up your Google profile with photos - TNW Google

Three Photo Editing Apps to Try Right Now

Tech Soup Blog

Faded (iPhone; $0.99) is a photo editing app that includes 34 free filters and 36 premium filters that you can purchase within the app. TouchRetouch: Make Your Photos Shine. TouchRetouch (Android, iOS; $0.99) is a post-production app that lets you do simple editing functions to your photos. Got a random person the background of your staff photo? I had to spend a good 30 minutes playing around with it before I got my photos looking good.

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Vegetarian Home Cookin' Photo Album

Have Fun - Do Good

If you are my Facebook pal , you know that I love cooking, and get a kick out of posting photos of the vegetarian and vegan dishes I make on my Facebook profile. I recently created a Home Cookin' photo album on Flickr for people who aren't on Facebook, but wanted to see the photos too. If you click on a particular photo, it will have the name of the recipe and the cookbook it came from. Some photos have links to recipes online.

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Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

This printer allows approved people to send emails (with photos) and it will print automatically. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not. The Blue Hair Technology Group in Johns Creek, Georgia (northeast of Atlanta), is educating senior citizens to use new technologies like tablet computers and Facebook so they can keep in touch. Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map.

Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

This printer allows approved people to send emails (with photos) and it will print automatically. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not. The Blue Hair Technology Group in Johns Creek, Georgia (northeast of Atlanta), is educating senior citizens to use new technologies like tablet computers and Facebook so they can keep in touch. Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map.

Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships and Photo Competition

Have Fun - Do Good

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, they are sponsoring their first national photo competition. They're looking for photos that depict innovations, people and partnerships in American sustainable agriculture. The top four photos, one from each of SARE’s regions in the United States, will receive grand prizes of free attendance and accommodations at SARE’s 20th anniversary conference, March 25-27, 2008 in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo Credit: Tomatoes by Me.

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As 2012 Winds Down

NCE Social Media

On Christmas Day Randi posted a family photo on Facebook. Shortly after posting someone posted the photo to Twitter. She asked the person to remove the photo from Twitter. When you set photos to only be available to friends, you’re not really setting them to be viewed only by friends. I expect a revised version of how to make photos on Facebook private any day now. Here’s the photo that caused the ruckus… from Mashable.

Check out the Sharing Foundation's Profile on Changing the Present and Global Giving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I love that photo. A volunteer on our board put up this profile over at Changing the Present. I took it during my last trip to Cambodia, almost three years ago. Those kids are the children of the poorest villagers in Roteang Village. Their parents are working on our farm project. We built a new school building for them - and the school is a literacy program. A sort of Headstart program. It prepares the kids to enter the village school.

Fashion and Passion for Your Cause: Wear it on Your Blog or Profile!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I placed the photo of me wearing my newest Creative Commons T-Shirt on blog - and of course added it to my Facebook profile and on Twitter , you'll see the Creative Commons Logo with a donate message.

The best remix of one of my Cambodian Photos by Arn Chorn Pond

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's the email message I received: I stumbled upon your slide show of beautiful photos of Cambodia. We're building a website for students all over the world that profiles five different human rights awards winners. We really think that your photo is absolutely stunning and it fits in perfectly within the site. Via my flickr stream. My last trip to Cambodia, I photographed monks. My best photograph was of three monks collecting offerings in Roteang Village.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Community Photo Shoots: MoveOn Flickr

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Extraordinary Confessions | Main | F u t u r e M e. Like Vote! ) » January 02, 2006 Community Photo Shoots: MoveOn Flickr I remember sitting down with the Sierra Club staff and talking about a" day in the life" and all the work the club staff put into telling the story of its members and painting a real face on the movement. MoveOn Photos Flickr makes it easy for folks to add photos.

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

EveryAction

Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time. Have someone on your fundraising team create a briefing document with short bios of each attendee (3 sentences will do) along with a photo of each attendee. Not only do they allow you to land big donors in person, they also provide a chance to make an impression on important members of your community, enabling you to grow your brand along with your dollars.

NetCentric Advocacy: Distributed Photo screening. Will it work? Hell yes.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Ants: Transactions as the message: How does your advoacy smell to other ants? Main | Center for Progressive Leadership Action Network » January 14, 2008 Distributed Photo screening. He has also devised some new software twists that enable him to offload work to his customers, letting users review the photos that are uploaded to the site. Comments Distributed Photo screening.

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The emancipation of the charity employee

Steve Bridger

But as Anne McCrossan (with whom I am fortunate enough to collaborate) writes in her post reflecting on this week’s event, charity leaders have been slow to appreciate how this connective tissue can create a compelling point of difference: Job descriptions remain fixed, corporate reputations struggle with how to accommodate and integrate personal profiles into their own, the scope to build on the kind of affinity that can reshape organisational structure so it’s more fluid is limited.

Beyond Tech: Event Photography Guide

Cadmium CD

Photos are assets that you can leverage year after year to promote your event, generate demand for it, and ultimately drive engagement with your event content.  Candid versus staged photos; and  Lighting and decor. Written by Aubrey Moore.

Top 10 Tips for Matchmaking and Networking at Your Event

Cadmium CD

With CadmiumCD’s matchmaking feature, exhibitors can access a dynamic attendee list that shows them attendee profiles, attendee category selection, booth engagement, and their percentage match to an exhibitor’s product or service. Require a photo from attendees.

Top 10 Tips for Matchmaking and Networking at Your Event

Cadmium CD

With CadmiumCD’s matchmaking feature, exhibitors can access a dynamic attendee list that shows them attendee profiles, attendee category selection, booth engagement, and their percentage match to an exhibitor’s product or service. Require a photo from attendees.

10 LinkedIn Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the last few years, Microsoft has rebuilt LinkedIn working out many of the kinks and bugs that made it frustrating to use, and has launched a suite of new tools and functionality for LinkedIn Pages , Profiles , and Groups. LinkedIn Profiles.

How Nonprofits Can Use Instagram for Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Start With the Right Profile Type. Instagram offers two account types — business and personal profiles. When creating an account for your nonprofit, you should choose a business profile over a personal one. You should also create a mixture of photo and video content.

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

Nonprofits can start a Facebook Group, Cause Page to raise a bit of money, or Fan Page to post recent news, videos, photos, events, launch contests, and talk to your members via discussion boards. Freshen Up Profiles Update user profiles every couple of days with new stories, interesting facts, new videos, blog entries, photos, etc. Its based on the ideas in the book "Groundswell" and it links to a free tool called the Forrester Groundswell Profile Tool.

Beaconfire launches Employees Facebook App | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Employees allows page managers to add bios for individuals without linking to their actual profiles, hitting the balance between showing off their team and respecting the privacy of their actual Facebook accounts. In addition, because of the way Facebook cordons people off, those profiles would mostly only be viewable by folks in the Washington DC area.

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

1) Maximize your Instagram Profile Photo and Bio. First, make sure that your nonprofit uses a well-designed, visually-striking profile photo a.k.a. Finally, add the category of “nonprofit organization” under Edit Profile > Category.

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

EveryAction

EveryAction integrates directly with text messaging service Hustle , so any time a supporter answers a question, takes an action, or registers for an event, that data is saved directly to their profile in your database. Your page’s cover photo is another area that is displayed differently on desktop and mobile, so make sure it is sized to ensure that no critical information is cut off of the smaller mobile display. According to the recently released.

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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. Your first step is to create a Google Account and then set up your personal Google Profile (which also becomes your Google+ Profile). A Google Account is different from a Google Profile. Create a Google Profile. Set up your Google Profile.

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Expanded Social Matching Allows Nonprofits to Learn Even More About Their Supporters

EveryAction

Before, only Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profiles were matched to an individual's contact record. Additionally, an individual's photo will be automatically synced from their profiles when available. Understanding your supporters and meeting them where they are is an increasingly important part of any outreach campaign.

How To Process Focus Group Feedback In A Way That Gives Your Nonprofit Actionable Insights

Bloomerang

How to take text from scans and cell phone photos of documents. Simply take a photo and use Google to highlight and copy anything in the image. To do this, log into your Google account on any laptop browser and open the photo you want to use.

Maximize Attendee Engagement with eventScribe

Cadmium CD

Attendee Profiles. The list can be anything from a simple full roster to a multi-featured profile list with networking tools. Using attendee profiles provides ample opportunities for engagement. Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka.

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Virtual Fundraising: 5 Tips for Moving In-Person Auctions Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Include photos and examples of the impact supporters’ donations will have. It’s also vital to encourage registrants to share the auction with friends and family or post on their personal social media profiles.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the meantime, nonprofit staff can prepare for the launch of the new brand pages, also known as Google+ Entity Profiles , by creating a Google Account and then setting up your personal Google Profile (which then also becomes your personal Google+ Profile when you get invited to join Google+ or the site comes out of beta). A Google Account is different from a Google Profile. Create a Google Profile. Set up your Google Profile.

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12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

We can’t stress enough the importance of improving messaging, photos and call-to-action on donation pages, and reducing friction by any means, such a pre-filling fields and other donation automation techniques. This allows nonprofits to tap into our massive activist network of over 59 million Action Profiles in the EveryAction network. The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs.

Imagery and Authenticity

Non Profit Quarterly

The campaign rebuked and said they had no ill intent with this design, that they’d simply dropped the photo down to black and white to show contrast between the candidates and that the point of the flyer is to contrast them. Edited by Wil Renderos.

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9 Socially-Distant Donor Engagement Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

DonorPerfect is thrilled to announce DP Video , a new feature that enables nonprofit teams to send video messages to donors right from their donor profile in DonorPerfect.

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Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

Located in your event app, it is a great place for attendees to share information and for you as the planner to hold photo contests or other fun networking events. They can browse other attendee profiles and can use the chat feature to reach out and start a conversation.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

Located in your event app, it is a great place for attendees to share information and for you as the planner to hold photo contests or other fun networking events. They can browse other attendee profiles and can use the chat feature to reach out and start a conversation.