Understanding Search Engine Optimization

Byte Technology

Does your business currently appear at the top, on the first page of a Google search result? In online marketing, we refer to this placement as the very valuable Search Engine Results Page or SERP. On Google alone, people make over twenty-two million searches every day.

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Could you be your own worst enemy when searching for a job?

Charity Village

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AmeriCorps Launches 9/11 Day Search Tool for Nonprofit Service Opportunities

NonProfit PRO

A new search tool makes it easier for volunteers to find local causes participating in the annual Sept. 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. Volunteers

10 ways to make executive leadership searches and transitions better and more equitable

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, quick announcement before we dive into this week’s exciting topic about executive search. If you’re free this Wednesday, leadership Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion executive search executive transition leadership transitions nonprofit succession planning

Optimize Your Nonprofit Facebook Page for Graph Search in 8 Steps


Facebook’s new Graph Search is very different from Google search. With Graph Search, … Social Media Facebook graph search John Haydon nonprofit facebook guy Social Media for Nonprofits

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Advanced Twitter Search

NCE Social Media

Do you know how to use their Advanced Search Tools to find what you seek? Here’s a nice brief video from Mashable that demonstrates how to use Twitter’s Advanced Search Tools. Microblog Video search SEO twitterSo you think you’re a Twitter guru. Enjoy!

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On-Site Search vs. Organic SEO: What’s the Difference?


Search engines are one of the most indispensable tools in our daily lives. billion searches per day and 84% of searchers use Google 3+ times a day according to Moz. Case in point: Google processes over 3.5

3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results


Nonprofits are facing a bevy of problems they never faced 10 years ago because of technology, and more specifically, the internet and search engines. The post 3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Tech data nonprofit technology search engine SEO social media storytelling technology

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Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

This could include the feel of an internet site where it seems in queries on the internet search engine. This growing dependence on the web means companies are beginning to employ professional Search engine optimization consultants to keep and enhance their website.

Three Overlooked Elements of Search Engine Optimization

Byte Technology

And as such, a good deal of preaching occurs from industry gurus as to how best to optimize this virtual face-to-the-world, making it not only attractive and alluring to visitors but easily “findable” by search engines as well. Therefore, if a non-profit hasn’t already been bombarded by advice on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and taken steps to incorporate this component into their media strategy, their website is likely failing in a big way.

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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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4 Steps To Come Up in A Google Search

Find the free stuff

It works by the following scheme: a user wants something, for example, to buy a car; the user searches “buy a car” on Google; a user clicks on the first 2-3 options SERP offers him or her. The post 4 Steps To Come Up in A Google Search appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

Torrentz Alternatives: 20 Similar Websites to Search for Torrenting

Find the free stuff

The post Torrentz Alternatives: 20 Similar Websites to Search for Torrenting appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Are you currently having issues accessing the Torrentz website and want alternatives to get any torrent files you want?

Are you ready for Google’s next search algorithm update?

Allegiance Group

Because as of April 21st, Google will expand the use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal in search results. Websites that are optimized for mobile devices will receive the highest SEO rankings , and the rest will be penalized in rankings which will result in a decline in organic search traffic. Marketing Responsive Search Engines If your website isn’t responsive or optimized for mobile devices, you should be worried.

YouTube Search Stories

NCE Social Media

During the Superbowl, YouTube ran their first ever TV commercial. Google, which owns YouTube, has allowed us, the public, to create similar videos. And it’s Free! You can easily do one for your own agency and use it in your own marketing efforts. You just need to click here to get started. Here is one I did for the NCE Social Media blog. Enjoy.

Optimizing Your Nonprofit’s Video for YouTube Search


If your nonprofit wants to make the most of its next video upload, here’s what you need to know about optimization for YouTube search. The post Optimizing Your Nonprofit’s Video for YouTube Search appeared first on The See3 Blog. video optimization search SEO YouTubeYouTube engagement surpasses other social media platforms with billions of views and millions of hours of video watched daily.

New Search Features


In time for the busy holiday season, VisionLink has released new Community Resource Directory searching tools. While the details are available in the Customer Resource Center, the release includes the following: Quoted Search Phrases--with simple quotation marks authorized users can search for specific phrases or sentences, and can include such quoted text with non-quoted text for even more effective searching.

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Social Media and Search Engine Optimization

NCE Social Media

I attended a conference over the past two days which included a session on using search engine optimization (SEO) to enhance your page rankings on search engines like Google and Yahoo. If you’d like to learn a little more about search enginge optimization for your agency, you can visit this site [link]. April set up a page of free resources for nonprofits who want to learn more about SEO and see how it can be applied to increase their rank in search engines.

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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. What is SEO?

New Public Search Module


Public users searching for resources, services and other community assets are about to enjoy a powerfully effective search algorithm, and a new interface as well. The search algorithm uses a linguistically aware solution, reducing words to their core roots. Behind the scenes each customer''s resource directory is regularly indexed for responsive searches.

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Searching Just Got Social for NPOs

NCE Social Media

This week Google announced that they were going to add information from Google+ pages into their search algorithms so that they can create a more personalized result when you search. It means Google+ pages now impact the result people see when they use a search engine like Google to find you. Search Engine Land.

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In search of my next vocation!

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

I’ve notified the leadership at TNB, so this is not a covert search. “Excelsior!” ” (Cartoon by James Thurber). After five very productive years at Tech Networks of Boston (TNB), I am now looking for my next professional challenge. I’m ready for a career shift!

Top 10 Best Private Search Engines Alternative to IxQuick

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The post Top 10 Best Private Search Engines Alternative to IxQuick appeared first on PhreeSite.com. In an age where data security and identity theft are a major concern, you should be proactive about keeping your data safe by using anonymous browsers.

100 Word Review: Google’s Real-Time Search for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An obvious benefit is about take front and center stage in a few days when Google launches their Real Time Search to the public. Here’s a video demo from Google: Tags: 100 Word Google Social Search Many nonprofits still struggle with how to measure Social Media ROI and are not so clear on what exactly the benefits are of utilizing social media. If your nonprofit is not utilizing social media, then the only content that will show up is what others are saying about your organization.

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Mobile-Friendly Searching: Getting Your Non-Profit’s Website Up to Speed

Byte Technology

If you’ve initiated a Google search anytime recently, you may have noticed a new designation underneath the listed results: “mobile-friendly.” It seems that the search engine behemoth is rolling out a new algorithm that will now rank sites based on how they render across the wide spectrum of mobile devices, whether they be smartphones, tablets or even the new watch technologies.

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Job, career, calling: Which leads to happiness? 

Charity Village

Career Management Careers and Job Search Job Search Strategies Personal DevelopmentShawn Achor in his book, The Happiness Advantage, refers to the research of Yale psychologist Amy Wrzeniewski where she found that employees can have three “work orientations”.

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How Will Google’s Mobile-friendly Search Impact You?

Wild Apricot

Recently, Google launched a new search algorithm that gives preference to mobile ready websites over non mobile ready sites in their search results. Here's a look at the implications for associations, clubs and non-profits. mobile Non-profit technology websites

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Enhanced Searching for Public Access


The interface offers a greatly simplified initial display for the public, with quick links to details and maps, and to an advanced searching module as well. For our system administrators, the new solution offers integrated resource editing directly from the search results. The new mapping module is integrated as well, as is our new linguistically aware searching algorithms.

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SSIR: Nonprofit Advantage for Future of Twitter and Search

Amy Sample Ward

Here’s an excerpt: The ability to search online has changed our lives. Because of search, it no longer matters how many pages there are on the Web, because search can find what you are looking for. Because of search, it no longer matters how many blog posts I write, because search can find the relevant ones for me or my readers. We are so used to searching online now that we can’t get away from it, rather, we don’t want to browse the web without it.

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Rank and File: Tips for Improving Your Position on Today’s Search Engines

Byte Technology

If it seems that it would take several PhDs to understand exactly how the big search engines operate—from determining legitimate sites from imposters, choosing to give one site precedent over others in result listings etc.—that’s One tried-and-true way to increase your search rankings is to publish new content on a regular basis. Using complex jargon or industry-specific terminology is a waste of time, as the people searching for you don’t use similar language.

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Custom Search Forms


Building on the Form Builder (not sure my English teacher would like that intro), we are releasing an even easier tool to customize your own search screens. Even better--different Form Sets can have their own search screens to make sure that each group or partner, or each staff group using a particular Form Set can use the Search Screen that best meets their particular needs.

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The Search Facelift

Allegiance Group

A website’s search can be similar. Many clients we talk to are convinced that their site search doesn’t work and needs to be torn out — and sometimes that’s true. We can gut the whole works, put in a new Google Mini or MS Search Server, spend hours dividing your site into collections, setting up separate searches based on audiences or site sections, but that’s not always necessary. Sometimes a client needs a change.

Four Ways To Use Paid Search For Small Business Growth

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

We all know on search engines, people search for what they want to see or know using keywords, terms or phrases. Basically what they type and enter into the search box of the search engines are known as “users’ intent” For many years, search engines such as Google and Bing have been providing advertising platforms (i.e. Everyone will tell you to get traffic and new users to your new website with search engine optimization (SEO).

Search Engine Optimization: The Importance of Meta Descriptions

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Although meta data isn’t as much of a factor for search engine optimization and rankings today, meta descriptions still play an important part in on-page SEO. This “ snippet ” of textual content typically appears in the search engine results underneath the headline. The meta description provides search engine users with a brief description of what they can expect to find if they choose to click through to the website/landing page.

5 Tips to Make Your Website Get Better Search Rankings

Tech Soup Blog

One of the most effective ways to gain exposure for a nonprofit is by appearing at the top of online search results. It's practically free advertising to appear in a search results list when a donor, partner, or constituent "googles" phrases that are related to your organization's services. According to a recent study , the first five search results get over two-thirds of the clicks. Tip 1: Think Like a Search Engine. Type in the search box.

Rich Media Search Tool for Your Website

Wild Apricot

The folks over at ReadWriteWeb have just added a great new search feature to their site, courtesy of Apture.com. When you highlight any word, phrase, or even a part of a word on any page on the website, a small “speech bubble” appears with the word “search”; click on that, and you’re given a small window with articles, videos, and images that are directly related to the highlighted term. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech websites application search website

Deals with Twitter, Facebook and Search Engines

NCE Social Media

Bing , Microsoft’s search engine, announced a deal with the two social media tools to include their feeds in search results. Also, Google just announced a new social media search feature. This will allow you to search social media profiles from your friends on social media networks connected to your Google profile. This week there has been quite a flurry of news for Twitter and Facebook.

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Do Keywords Still Make a Difference in Effective Website Search Management?

Byte Technology

From their earliest incarnations decades ago, the one constant theme of search engines is change. Indeed, today’s Google, Yahoo and others barely resemble their clunky ancestors who returned sloppy and often meaningless listings for even simple searches. But then, with the advent of Search Engine Optimized tools, quality returns suddenly became the norm and relevant results were widely expected. The Semantic Search.

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How to Use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Marketing Education Programs

WBT Systems

How to Use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Marketing Education Programs. Read more about How to Use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Marketing Education Programs

13 Twitter Search Examples for Nonprofits


Twitter search is a pretty amazing resource that most have yet to tap into. Twitter search isn’t searching web pages and it doesn’t take days/weeks for your tweets to show up in the results. Why do I think it’s amazing you ask? Well, because it’s nearly real time and driven completely by humans. If you want to find out who’s talking about nonprofit work in your area within the last month or even today you can.

Respect the Rank: Tips for Getting Your Non-Profit Better Results on Google Searches

Byte Technology

Dealing with the rigors of search engine optimization (SEO) can be a trying endeavor, and it’s too often that non-profits—many of whom may be working with an in-house website built by an amateur developer or a free web-based platform—don’t give due attention to the importance of establishing their organization at the forefront of search engine results. Does your organization appear in the top five search results?

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Belfast SEO Company Reviews: Search Engine Optimisation Landscape

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Are you ready to learn the secret behind a successful SEO or Search Engine Optimization campaign? What business and website owners need are a better understanding of what their target market wants when they use the search engines, as well as why they need or want it. The fact that there’s no secret, is what makes Search Engine Optimization very hard to understand and implement. Search Experience Optimization.

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What is Google Search Doing for You?


One of the applications that I didn’t mention was Google Search. You have the ability to have this search engine provide results across multiple URLs. About a month ago, I highlighted the suite of applications that Google offers. This is still in beta but free to use and very easy to configure. Let's take a closer look

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