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 Make a Donor Profile in 5 Easy Steps

Connection Cafe

Making a donor profile might be something that sounds reserved for larger nonprofit institutions with thousands of donors and prospects, a team of analysists, and a budget with room to spare. Truth is – you can absolutely make a useful and insightful donor profile with data from a few donors and a couple hours of your time. Before we go through the steps of making a donor profile, let’s talk a little bit about what they are and how they can be used. A Donor Profile Example.


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11 Nonprofits Utilizing the New Twitter Profile Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The vast majority of nonprofits have yet to utilize the new Twitter profile design that was launched on September 18. In that case, go to Bing Images and search by color (to match your nonprofit’s avatar ) and you’ll be presented with hundreds of potential header images that could look as good as the eleven chosen by the early adopter nonprofits listed below: 1. HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Twitter Profile to the New Design.

Google Search Results Now Prominently Feature Nonprofit Google+ Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And yet another reason why your nonprofit can not ignore Google+… the Google Knowledge Graph which now prominently features information about nonprofit organizations on the right-hand side of Google Search results. As a result, nonprofits must ensure that their Wikipedia Page and GuideStar Profile are current and understand that simply being active on Google+ makes it more likely that your nonprofit will gain new Google+ followers and increased exposure in Google Search.

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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”.

Search Engine Optimization Services in Slovakia

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Search engine optimization is a set of rules for optimizing you website for search engines and improve your search engine rankings. It is the process that increasing the quantity and quality of the website traffic and showing the visibility of web page or a website of a web search engine.SEO to improve the result of direct traffic of website/visitor. Analysis the link profile of a website. What is SEO?

In search of my next vocation!

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

I’ve notified the leadership at TNB, so this is not a covert search. I invite you to peruse my LinkedIn profile and my résumé , and to get in touch with me about any contacts or opportunities that you’d like to suggest. “Excelsior!”

How Facebook Community Pages Undermine Nonprofit’s Official Pages in Facebook Searches

Nonprofit Tech for Good

So, I searched Facebook for “Arbor Day&# and three Pages came up: 1) Arbor Day :: 79 Likes: www.facebook.com/pages/Arbor-Day/103129336394300. My second thought: Strange… I know the National Arbor Day Foundation has an Twitter profile ( @ArborDay ), but not a Facebook Page? That didn’t seem likely, so I went to Google to search “Arbor Day Facebook&#. It just doesn’t come up in the Top 3 Search Results. Today is Arbor Day.

Google’s new social search: +1

Allegiance Group

Instead of just sharing cool links on Facebook and Twitter, Google wants you to start marking useful links in your search results, so your friends can see them. End users don’t need to worry about it yet : it’s being rolled out slowly, and you need to create a public profile before you can use it. 1′s may appear next to your Adwords ads as well as organic search results – another way for ads to help boost your influence. Search Engines Social Media

TechSoup Global Donor Partner Profile: BetterWorld Telecom

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's Chief Business Development Officer, Gayle Carpentier, had been searching for a way to offer phone systems for nonprofits and libraries for a long time. Have a look at Betterworld Telecom’s B Corp profile. Upon occasion we like to say a bit more about our now 75 great donor partners. BetterWorld Telecom is one of our newer ones having been with us since 2010. They supply charities, libraries and foundations with discounted Cisco and Polycom office phones.

Google Analytics - Site Search

Connection Cafe

When you think of search engines, you probably think of Google, but maybe not Google Analytics. Your site probably has search functionality, so use Google analytics to track it. If you find things that people are searching for, maybe they need to be promoted more heavily on your site. People often browse individual websites and only search as a last resort (ecommerce sites are notable exceptions to this rule). Look at the URL of the search results page.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles


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. Once they add their volunteer experiences, their network is notified and it becomes a permanent part of their profile. First, search for your nonprofit’s name here.

Tracking site search with Google Analytics

Allegiance Group

The feature is site search tracking, and it’s the easiest, most powerful feature in Google Analytics that you’re probably not using. One of the most common questions I hear about analytics is “what do my visitors want?&# This is a tricky question to answer – we can make educated guesses based on the pages they visit, or perhaps the keywords that they arrive from on search engines. In Google Analytics, just go into your profile settings, and edit them.

American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Their Educational Talent Search. Most Native American students do not go to college, so many Educational Talent Search. There is a wide array of nonprofit organizations that serve the 1.6 million Native Americans in the U.S. They address high poverty, a huge epidemic of diabetes, the high school dropout rate that is double the American average , and several other issues. The American Indian Resource Center, Inc.

NetCentric Advocacy: database of corporate profiles : wiki and network-centric research on corp misdeeds.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Long Tail Politics. Move a Million : Ron Paul Campaign is worth watching | Main | Reporter in NH sees the "Network-centric" Obama campaign » January 04, 2008 database of corporate profiles : wiki and network-centric research on corp misdeeds. Comments database of corporate profiles : wiki and network-centric research on corp misdeeds.

What are your tips for using your social networking profile for professional work?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

David Carr, NY Times That quote made me think of Wendy Harman's Facebook Profile. As she notes on her profile in the "about me," I am the New Media Integrator for the American Red Cross. You'll see a lot of personal "lifestream" info here, but I'm also constantly searching around for Red Cross-related communities. What professional value has your Facebook profile brought you?

Prospect Research 101: How to Search Philanthropy Data to Raise More Money

Tech Soup Blog

You can search by name for existing donors and prospects, or search by cause to build a list of potential new prospects for your organization. Try your own search today! Admin fee: $14) This pass is good for 300 searches and 500 savable records of U.S. Visit www.NOZAsearch.com and sign up for a free foundation account to search foundation grant records. Kathleen Rogers has been the NOZAsearch managing director and product manager since 2007.

3 Ways To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Results


Nonprofits are facing a bevy of problems they never faced 10 years ago because of the internet and search engines. Search engine result pages are difficult to grasp and take complete control of, while social media feeds become more saturated with our peers, Even more difficult and mysterious, especially to many of us in the nonprofit sector, is the search engine and where it places our websites and social media outlets on those first few pages. Image courtesy of Mashable.

Fundraising strategy, technology and data Q&A with Chris Goodman and Gary Carr

3rd Sector Labs

Some good places to start include looking at ways donors naturally cluster: around attitudes, behavior, connection to your cause and profiles. Third Sector Labs recently co-hosted a fundraising strategy webinar with Chris Goodman , SVP of Strategy & Marketing for 2Dialog.

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Search Engine Optimization Gurus: I need your help!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When you do a google search on this person's name, my blog posts come up first and lower hers! In any case, fast forward to now - when anyone searches my name on google, the fact that I gave via your charity badge comes up many many times over. What about also setting up a profile on linkedin and twitter and the like with the full name as the profile url? File this in the category of no good deed goes unpunished.

Searching For The World's 2012 Fittest CEO

Eric Jacobson

The entire competition will be filmed and packaged into a TV show (“The Fittest CEO®”) that will: illustrate the breath-taking beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains profile a number of charities that the CEOs will be racing for applaud CEOs who combine fitness with success. "As

5 Web Reports Every Nonprofit Should Know


First page visible upon accessing a specific website profile). In addition, there’s a snapshot into where people came from ( Referrals ), most viewed web content ( Top Content ), and most commonly used searched terms to find your website ( Keywords ). Within this data we can delve deeper, such as specifically which pages users enter on, what are our top referring external websites and search engines. Search Engine Optimization #nptech SEO

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In Search of Hope: The Global Diaries of Mariane Pearl

Have Fun - Do Good

Mariane Pearl, In Search of Hope. In 2006, journalist Mariane Pearl traveled the globe for Glamour magazine to profile women who are changing the world. Glamour and powerHouseBooks have produced a collection of Pearl's interviews in, In Search of Hope: The Global Diaries of Mariane Pearl , which includes a Foreword by Angelina Jolie. In A Mighty Heart , her account of the search for her husband, George W.

A Headhunter’s 11 Strategies To Get Hired Now

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Create a focused job search game plan. Brand and market yourself with a unique resume and strategic LinkedIn profile. Navigate and effectively incorporate social media during your job search.

My Organization is in “the cloud”! – What does that mean?

3rd Sector Labs

Because moving data and software systems into the cloud changes an organization’s technology risk profile, but it doesn’t eliminate risk. So the answer to whether or not your data and software should be in the cloud is “it depends” It depends on your organization’s risk profile and management practices. Data Management Data Storage backup big data central data repository cloud data management plan data quality data warehouse search storage

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising


Determine which platforms these conversations are happening on, research relevant hashtags or groups, and check out popular Google searches related to your mission. You can put this information to work now by creating donor personas for your organization with this Nonprofit Donor Persona Template, which includes nine customizable template pages with full profiles and a sample to get you started.

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Boosting Your Association's Revenue with Attractive Microcopy

Association TV

If your page is expertly designed then you can get away with microcopy on the subtle side, like Google has on its search page. Click here to begin the process of searching publicly accessible internet pages for instances of your choice keywords” is a long-winded way of saying “Google Search.”

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


Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time. If no one is familiar with the individual, do a quick search online to see if you can find the donor's name in an audio or video clip. 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.

Share of the American Wallet: What It Does and Does Not Mean for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

You can use the information in the report to analyze your current database, and search for the best prospects among donors and non-donors. Create donor profiles for these prospects, then consider: who do you know that fits the profile? And, where can you find new donors that fit the profile? The Blackbaud Institute’s newest research report, Share of the American Wallet , was released earlier this month.

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Would You Volunteer 20 Min. of Your Expertise If You Didn't Have to Search for an Opportunity?

Have Fun - Do Good

When you want to find a way to volunteer, the first step is to search for volunteer positions using services that aggregate volunteer listings, or to search on nonprofits' sites for listings, but what if you could create your own listing of services that you'd like to give to nonprofits, and they could search for you ? The truth is, when I search for volunteer opportunities, very rarely do I find one that fits my skills and schedule.

The Power of Us Hub Has Moved to the Trailblazer Community

Cloud 4 Good

All your data from the Hub can now be found on your Trailblazer profile. . Users will still have access to the groups and topics you followed on the Hub, as well as all your user profile data and preferences transferred over to the Trailblazer Community. . Search Functionality.

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.

The Future of Cloud Computing: 5 Startups to Watch from BoxWorks

Tech Soup Blog

via search to end-users. He used an example of a customer service representative who brings up a customer profile that includes everything about that customer — emails, documents, their contract. Gainsight.com — is a kind of scary business intelligence service that assembles an instant profile of a customer or client on demand. You just search like you would on Google.

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


Google Analytics: Google Analytics , a free and powerful website stats software, lets you dig into your website data so you can find out all sorts of useful info such as who your audience is and what keywords they are searching for to find your website. Freshen Up Profiles Update user profiles every couple of days with new stories, interesting facts, new videos, blog entries, photos, etc.

Salesforce Winter ’22 Release: What You Need to Know

Cloud 4 Good

Admins and Developers will be particularly interested in the many updates to Einstein Search, inline editing from reports now being generally released, and even more functionality added to Flow Builder. Einstein Search. In the latest release, Einstein Search is now enabled by default.

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Join Now! Whats New? Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: info@onenw.org See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent.

Does Bing Know About Your Website?

Wild Apricot

Google may know all about your nonprofit’s website (and your blog, and whatever social media profiles you’ve staked out on the Web), but that doesn’t guarantee that Microsoft’s new search engine, Bing, will automatically index your site as well.( Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Google Microsoft search

NetCentric Advocacy: Pew Profiles the Dean Activists: "Cyber-Soldiers" in the Network-Centric Campain World.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Nice Space Maps of the Hood: Google Adds Imagery | Main | Wal-Mart Knows the Data Rich Compeditor has the Advantage: Just-in-time Delivery becomes Predictive Planning Tool » April 06, 2005 Pew Profiles the Dean Activists: "Cyber-Soldiers" in the Network-Centric Campain World. Comments Pew Profiles the Dean Activists: "Cyber-Soldiers" in the Network-Centric Campain World.

5 Key Ways to Optimize Your Institution’s Website

Connection Cafe

Here are the five key areas you should focus on when working with your website team and other stakeholders: SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Search engine optimization (SEO) can determine how easy it is for your audience to find you online. Find the right keyword: Ensure your webpage’s content focuses on these keywords; revolves around those keywords your target audience is searching.

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Beaconfire launches Employees Facebook App | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

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. We came up with the idea for Employees when we were first building our own Facebook page : we wanted to show off the Beaconfire staff, but many of us didn’t want links directly to our personal Facebook profiles.

What Have We Learned About Creating Engaging Meetings from Virtual Conferences?

The MatrixFiles

Extended attendee profiles and better searching. Easy to use attendee search and messaging.

Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Journey - Tyler Stahl

Charity Navigator

Click here for other profiles. This means that I manage our website, from star rating pages, to the Giving Basket, to charity search results. Welcome to our Meet The Team series, where each month we will introduce a member of the Charity Navigator team to our readers.

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20 Tactics to Increase and Engage Web Traffic

Connection Cafe

Optimize SEO for mobile and local searches. Build out your organization’s Google+ Local profile and encourage supporters to contribute reviews of your organization. Interactive Search Engine Optimization Web Design The following article originally appeared in The NonProfit Times Live from bbcon newsletter. To subscribe to a future newsletter, visit [link]. It’s not just enough to get a lot of traffic to your website, it’s about the quality of traffic going there.