Optimize Your Nonprofit Facebook Page for Graph Search in 8 Steps

NetWits

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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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.

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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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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.

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What is Search Engine Optimization and Why is it Important

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are running an online business or website you will have heard of the term, SEO or Search Engine Optimisation. Search engine optimization is a set of rules which can be followed by website or blog owners in order for them to optimize the content provided on their websites.

Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

SocialFish

Even so, most site owners do not fully understand how important search engine optimisation is for their online entities. Gaining A Site That Users And Search Engines Love. SEO basically offers an experience that is also perfect for search engines.

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3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results

TechImpact

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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New Search Features

VisionLink

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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Enhanced Searching for Public Access

VisionLink

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.

New Public Search Module

VisionLink

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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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.”

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3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results

AFP Blog

3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results : "3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results" 'via Blog this

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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.

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

Beaconfire Wire

Because as of April 21st, Google will expand the use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal in search results. Marketing Responsive Search Engines If your website isn’t responsive or optimized for mobile devices, you should be worried.

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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

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Custom Search Forms

VisionLink

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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How to Add Social Media Links to Your Google Search Profile

John Haydon

When supporters search for your organization on Google, you want them to see the best possible results on page one. The post How to Add Social Media Links to Your Google Search Profile appeared first on John Haydon.

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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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. The Semantic Search.

7 Ways to Optimize Your Facebook Page for Search

John Haydon

When you think about search engine optimization, the first place your mind goes your website. But Facebook is also an important element in any search strategy, for three simple reasons: 1. One common way people use Facebook is for social search engine.

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Eight Steps to Prepare Your Facebook Page for Graph Search

John Haydon

Facebook’s new Graph Search is very different from Google search. With Graph Search, you combine keyword searches with friends who’ve shared content on Facebook related to that search. Eight Steps to Optimizing Your Nonprofit Facebook Page for Graph Search.

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Infospace Launches Charity Search Engine

AFP Blog

Infospace Launches Charity Search Engine: "Bellevue, WA-based Internet search service provider Infospace announced the launch of a new search website focused on charity

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

Byte Technology

They initiate a search on that most popular of search engines—Google—in an effort to find an outlet for their philanthropic leanings. Does your organization appear in the top five search results? Headers for pages are one main element search engines index and rank.

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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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Infographic: 12 Key Factors Search Engines Look For

TechImpact

Taking the time to make sure it is optimized to resonate with search engines is worth the time and resources. The post Infographic: 12 Key Factors Search Engines Look For appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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The Rise of Voice Search and Something You Can Do About It | SEW

AFP Blog

The Rise of Voice Search and Something You Can Do About It | SEW : 'via Blog this

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5 Tips to Make Your Website Get Better Search Rankings - The TechSoup Blog - Community - TechSoup

AFP Blog

5 Tips to Make Your Website Get Better Search Rankings - The TechSoup Blog - Community - TechSoup : ''via Blog this

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Social Networks Grade Google Project - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

AFP Blog

Social Networks Grade Google Project - Search Engine Watch (#SEW

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Google’s design for search

SocialFish

Interesting infographic about search engine result pages (SERPs). Read more here.

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Facebook Graph Search – Five Things Nonprofits Need to Know

John Haydon

Facebook Graph Search is very different from Google search. With Graph Search, you combine a keyword search with friends who’ve shared content on Facebook related to that search. Facebook events will be a primary result that appears in Graph searches.

Are Blog Search Services Less Relevant Than Traditional Search

AFP Blog

Are Blog Search Services Less Relevant Than Traditional SearchPosted using ShareThis We are experimenting in using alternative posting services such as share this.

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End-of-Year Giving: Google Search Trends Show Big Opportunities for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

billion search queries every day. So why should nonprofits be paying attention to Google search trends? By analyzing Google search queries you can identify trending search topics, as well as the time of year particular topics are trending. Sponsored by iDonate.

FB Graph Search – Implications for Brand Pages

SocialFish

“On January 15, 2013 Facebook launched Graph Search, an enhanced search functionality aimed at Facebook users. ” Facebook Graph Search – Implications for Brand Pages from David Jones. Timely slide deck from my friend David Jones at Blast Radius.

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How My Mom Thinks Search Engines Work | SEOmoz

AFP Blog

How My Mom Thinks Search Engines Work | SEOmoz : With Mother’s Day in many countries having just passed (I learned this week that the UK celebrates Mothering Sunday earlier in the year), I thought it would be fun to have a conversation about SEO with one of the most incredible people on the entire planet: my mom. I asked her about what it is she believes our industry does on a daily basis as well as how she thinks search engines function in general

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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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Optimizing Your Nonprofit’s Video for YouTube Search

See What's Out There

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.

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.

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Bing hits search market

Idealware

Bing.com is Microsoft’s new search site, soft-launched in “preview,” full launch June 4. As I felt about its predecessor Live Search incarnations, I thought I would just say Bing stands for “BING is not Google,” as others have said. For example, I really like the clickable bar to the right of each search result; roll over it, and a Flash-like popup gives more detail without navigating the full page. I’m not ready to give up Google as my default search.

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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Building Relationships (and Links) from Natural Content - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

AFP Blog

Building Relationships (and Links) from Natural Content - Search Engine Watch (#SEW

13 Twitter Search Examples for Nonprofits

NetWits

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.

[Guest Post] Avoid the Rabbit Hole! When to Stop Searching

Donor Search

This blog focuses on the world of prospect research and various related fundraising topics. To diversify our subject matter, we like to feature the work of our friends and colleagues in the community.

What is Google Search Doing for You?

NetWits

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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