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It’s Today! Google Test Your Website

Getting Attention

Because… As of today, Google has hugely increased mobile-friendliness as a key ranking signal in search results. Dedicated Mobile Site.

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10 Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs to Be On Google+

J Campbell Social Marketing

Google+ is by far the most underestimated social network out there. Google+ may be the perfect next step. We are talking about Google

Editorial Calendars for Nonprofits: Excel and Google Calendars [Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today, we cover the basics in Excel and Google Calendars. Ready to get organized with an editorial calendar for your nonprofit?

If This Then That. When Google isn’t enough…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

We all know “googling” things in 2013 is ubiquitous. Google Alerts  –> To automate my repeat searches .

What Google Has for You #google4np

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Beth Kanter offers a good wrap-up of those demos on her blog: Google Launches Google for Nonprofits. It brings it all together. Great!

Google This!

The Agitator

Enter the terms ‘donor’ and ‘digital’ into Google and you get 13,600,000 results. Yesterday Google itself added to the searchable research pile on donors’ digital behavior. The study outlines 7 steps on how contributions are digitally driven: The year-end giving process starts early.

Google+ is open to nonprofits

Fundraising Coach

If you’ve been waiting to join Google+ until your nonprofit or organization could have a presence on Google+? The wait is over.

Google+ is suddenly more relevant for nonprofits

Fundraising Coach

Yesterday HootSuite [affilate link] announced support for Google+ Pages! Back in November, I blogged about Google+ being open for nonprofits.

Check your Google+ page image

Fundraising Coach

Your Google+ page just changed. Google has increased the cover image size to 2120 x 1192, from 940 x 180. Reality Check.

Add Google+ to your New Year Resolutions

Fundraising Coach

It reported Paul Allen’s stats that Google+ growth is exceeding expectations. Google+ will have over 400 million users by the end of 2012.

Google+ 1 Month Later: 3 Reasons I’m Impressed

Fundraising Coach

I joined Google+ exactly one month ago. Here are three reasons I’m impressed with Google+. Internet & Social Media google plu

3 Metrics Your Nonprofit Should Measure Using Google Analytics

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Here are three metrics that your nonprofit should be measuring: Audience Location. Mobile Traffic Behavior         . Web Site 101 Best Practices

7 Google+ Pro Tips for Nonprofits

Fundraising 123

So you've got your nonprofit Google+ page up and running. Here are seven pro tips from Google that can help boost your Google+ presence: Use Images and Video: Rich content is visually attractive and is more likely to engage your audience. now what? Idea: take them on a virtual guided tour of your nonprofit!

Is Your Nonprofit Still Google-Friendly?

The Agitator

— on a Google study on donor online giving. The Google study says 75% of donors begin the research they conduct on charities online. Way back when (2013), The Agitator reported — Are You Ready To Pass Inspection? Nearly 50% visit multiple nonprofit sites prior to giving — 39% visit two to four sites, 8% visit five or more.”

Facebook’s latest response to Google+

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In Google’s case, the circle feature was clearly the former. Why did I think it was a mistake?

#How-To: Is The World Ready For Google+ (‘Google Plus’)? You Can Be.

Non Profit Marketing 360

week or so ago Google+ (‘ Google Plus ‘) went Beta to a number of developers, insiders, and people cooler than this blog writer.

Poorly optimized Google Adwords copy could be wasting a quarter of your search budget

Giving in a Digital World

The reason being that Google AdWords rewards advertisers who run more effective advertising campaigns with lower advertising costs (i.e.

So you have a Google+ page for your nonprofit, now what?

Fundraising Coach

On Tuesday, 501 Mission Place hosted our monthly “Office Hours” on Google Hangouts. The conversation quickly went to Google+ Pages.

5 Fundraising Metrics Worth Monitoring in Google Analytics

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

David shares some helpful hints on tracking and interpreting key fundraising metrics through Google Analytics.]. [Editor’s note: Today’s post comes to us from David Hartstein , partner at Wired Impact , a web design company that builds websites for nonprofits. Data can be daunting. What data matters the most?

Research Your Keywords Before Applying to Google Grants

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That is what Google is offering any non-profit willing to abide by a few guidelines, and learn how work with their Adwords system.

Looks like Google+ is open

Fundraising Coach

My wife opened Google tonight and had a big blue arrow. When I opened Google the arrow was there too. Besides, it’s Google.

Protected: Google’s new “Content Experiments” testing tool

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: Testing and Analysis google website optimizerThis post is password protected.

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Your Google Analytics Questions Answered!

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When you use Google Analytics , you'll have true visibility into what your visitors do online. With Google Analytics you'll be armed with the information you need to change your web site to drive conversion. Many organizations are using a paid service and Google Analytics in tandem. Absolutely! How do you balance this?

Is Google keeping people off your site?

Fundraising Coach

just Googled “ How social should personal media be? &# to find an image on my site. Is Google keeping people off your site?

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#SocialNetworks: Google+ For Business Is Now Open!

Non Profit Marketing 360

Yes, the release of Google+’s Business Pages is the biggest news in social media this week. But over the last day or two, the Business Pages have been presented to all Google+ users (one must have a Google+ Personal Page before one can build a Business Page), and the bandwagon has been overwhelmed ever since.

Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 7 Giveaway Winners Announced

Fundraising Coach

She’ll be receiving the 16 GB Google Nexus 7. Ask Without Fear! turns 5 on April 1, 2013! But I’m starting to celebrate now.

50 Resources for Getting the Most Out of Google Analytics

Fundraising 123

Google Analytics is a very useful free tool for tracking site statistics. The resources below will help anyone, from the beginner to those who have been using Google Analytics for some time, learn how to get the most out of this great tool. How to Use Google Analytics for Beginners - Mahalo’s how-to guide for beginners.

A Google Chat thank you for a donation?

Fundraising Coach

Have you ever been thanked for a nonprofit donation over Google Chat? Fundraising Secret #96: Use Google Docs. just was. Simple.

Interviewed about Google+

Fundraising Coach

Today I had the pleasure of being interviewed about Google+ along with Michael Hiles. made sure to include how I thought nonprofit employees could leverage Google+ (and nonprofits when businesses and organizations are allowed on). You can hear the whole 45 minute show at Google+ – Don’t believe the hype?

Google’s at it again

Fundraising Coach

Since Google saw that, it suggested I might want to cc Estrella Rosenberg and John Haydon as well. Samples & Tools google

5 Reasons Google+ is great for job seekers

Fundraising Coach

A couple months ago, I was asked why I thought Google+ is great for job seekers. Getting started on Google+ for nonprofits. Do you agree?

Proof that Google+ has Facebook freaking out?

Fundraising Coach

Google+ may have shaken Facebook up a bit. Share and Enjoy: Other Possibly Related posts: Google Chrome for a Cause: Boon or bust?

Google Tools for You!

Marketing for Nonprofits

What would we do without Google? And, yet Google is MUCH more than a search engine, it's also a great platform for: 1. Google Docs 2.

Is Nonprofit Social Media A Waste of Time?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Focusing efforts on Google AdWords and search engine optimization is certainly worthwhile and yields results for many nonprofit organizations.

7 lessons from a Google marketer

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I recently received a review copy of Douglas Edwards ’ new book, I’m Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59. But Edwards lost the argument - and as it turned out, the users loved the Google “doodles.&# So what are Google’s rules ? The complete list is here , but my favorites are: 1.

May 26th Webinar: Move on up! And give yourself a leg up the career ladder!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post on Google Buzz. Move on up! And give yourself a leg up the career ladder! Thursday May 26th. Only $49.99. Webinar Description. MOVE ON UP!

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3 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Content Curation to Cure an Ailing Blog

J Campbell Social Marketing

Sign up for Google Alerts. Google Alerts are free emails that you receive daily or weekly featuring the latest news on a topic of your choosing.

This is What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button

J Campbell Social Marketing

Google Ad Grants provide $10,000 per month in-kind AdWords advertising to qualifying nonprofit organizations. Facebook Is Hurting Nonprofits.

4 Ways to Use Social Media to Strengthen Donor Relationships

J Campbell Social Marketing

This type of event can be a Google Hangout with the Executive Director and Board Chair or a public event such as a Tweetchat. Rinse and repeat.

Social Media Productivity Tools for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

Marketing Nonprofits Social Media Boomerang for Gmail Google Alerts MyTomatoes.com Pomodoro Technique Productivity Tools Unroll.me Be efficient.