How to Use LinkedIn to Level Up Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Should your nonprofit be on LinkedIn? What are the advantages and strengths of a dynamic LinkedIn presence for your org? She spent sometime with us to talk all things LinkedIn – namely, is it worth it? Bonus: Take part in Angela’s FREE #21DayChallenge for LinkedIn! .

3 simple ways fundraisers can improve their LinkedIn profiles to land more meetings and raise more money

iMarketSmart

Most fundraiser’s LinkedIn profiles are screwed up! So what does your LinkedIn profile look like? Related Posts: >>How to Reach Out to your Major or Legacy Gift Prospects Using LinkedIn. >>5 5 Reasons Why You Should “Connect” with me on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn for Fundraisers (EF-0019)

iMarketSmart

On today’s episode we discuss how fundraisers can utilize LinkedIn. The post LinkedIn for Fundraisers (EF-0019) appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. Learn more about MarketSmart at [link]. Podcast

How many LinkedIn contacts do you have?

iMarketSmart

I’m always surprised when I click on a major gift or planned gift fundraiser’s LinkedIn profile and see that they only have 30, 50 or 100 connections. Maybe they haven’t connected with their supporters because their LinkedIn profile is not up-to-date.

How to Use LinkedIn to Level Up Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Should your nonprofit be on LinkedIn? What are the advantages and strengths of a dynamic LinkedIn presence for your org? She spent sometime with us to talk all things LinkedIn – namely, is it worth it? Bonus: Take part in Angela’s FREE #21DayChallenge for LinkedIn! .

How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform

J Campbell Social Marketing

LinkedIn may not be the sexiest of the social media platforms, but it may be one of the most powerful for nonprofits. 51% of global NGOs use LinkedIn, according to the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report. 6) Share your articles to appropriate LinkedIn Groups.

5 reasons why you should “connect” with me on LinkedIn

iMarketSmart

I’d like to connect with you on LinkedIn. Full disclosure: I pretty much like to connect with everyone in the fundraising/nonprofit sector on LinkedIn. You’ll get “insider” announcements about new innovations we’re developing at MarketSmart ( Check out the latest news, insights, and opportunities from our LinkedIn company page ). Related posts: >> 8 Huge Reasons Why You Should Join Our LinkedIn Group. >> How Many LinkedIn Contacts Do You Have?

5 Tips to Maximize Your Nonprofit's Presence on LinkedIn

Fundraising 123

LinkedIn has grown into one of the most popular social media sites for individuals to make connections and build their networks. Although at times it may seem like only big businesses or recruiters use LinkedIn, it also offers plenty of great tools for nonprofit organizations.

Are you ready for donors using LinkedIn?

Fundraising Coach

In teaching nonprofit social media , I call LinkedIn the "little engine that could.". Started in late 2002, LinkedIn has seen many social media platforms rise and fall. But LinkedIn keeps trucking along. Your donors are using LinkedIn.

Have you connected with me on LinkedIn yet?

iMarketSmart

I love meeting new people on LinkedIn and I frequently help anyone I can with all kinds of requests. Related Posts. >> 8 huge reasons why you should join our new LinkedIn fundraising group. >> The fundraiser’s ultimate LinkedIN Cheat Sheet. The post Have you connected with me on LinkedIn yet? I hope you will. I’m what you call an open networker.

#Development: LinkedIn For Good Builds Bonds Among Nonprofit Members

Non Profit Marketing 360

The social-networking site LinkedIn is treated as perhaps the most professional of all such sites/services. LinkedIn has almost 4 million people within its network, and some 76,000 nonprofit groups that have coalesced within it.

8 huge reasons why you should join our new LinkedIn fundraising group

iMarketSmart

The new LinkedIn fundraising group is called Major and Planned Gift Marketers. Compared to most LinkedIn discussion boards, this one has an exponentially higher ratio of comments/discussions. LinkedIn Cheat Sheet. How To Reach Out To Your Major Or Legacy Gift Prospects Using LinkedIn. 4 Ways CEO’s Could Use LinkedIn For Results. The post 8 huge reasons why you should join our new LinkedIn fundraising group appeared first on MarketSmart.

Leveraging LinkedIn for Good

Fundraising 123

At LinkedIn, our mission is simple: To connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. And with over 95 million members, LinkedIn is a great way to connect with people from all over the world. . As a nonprofit professional, you and your organization should be leveraging the connective power of LinkedIn as well to promote your career and your cause. The two main reasons your cause should be on LinkedIn?

#SocialNetworks: Are You LinkedIn To Your Nonprofit?

Non Profit Marketing 360

This past summer we discussed the fact that LinkedIn had developed organizational pages designed for nonprofits. It was but one feature added with the input of Bryan Breckenridge , whose job it was to expand the ‘LinkedIn for Nonprofits’ project. Here he is quickly introducing the program: But like any good SM platform, LinkedIn has not been sitting on its laurels.

LinkedIn Gender Gap

A. Fine Blog

I was reading this fabulous report from Pew Internet Project on Social Networking Sites and Our Lives , when I came across this fascinating graph: Basically, women make up the majority of users on all social networking sites – except for LinkedIn.

LinkedIn for Nonprofit Professionals

Fundraising Coach

This article on using LinkedIn caught my attention so she let me post it here. Think of Linkedin as your virtual professional conference. Linkedin isn’t a whole lot different. Decide first why you (or your organization) would want to use Linkedin.

How to Reach Out to Your Major or Legacy Gift Prospects Using LinkedIn

iMarketSmart

And I’m here to tell you that the better way is with LinkedIn. But first, some of you might doubt that LinkedIn will really work to help connect you with prospects. Forty percent of LinkedIn users check-in daily (13% use it at least once a day). Your prospects are using LinkedIn.

Did LinkedIn help nonprofits & leave nonprofit professionals behind?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Some time back I blogged about LinkedIn's (then new) Board Connect Service as a great new resource for nonprofit organizations. In the couple of years since, LinkedIn has built upon and expanded their vision of "LinkedIn for Good" and their offerings to nonprofits.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: LinkedIn’s Value As Networking Platform Far Bigger Than Mere Numbers

Non Profit Marketing 360

One of those is LinkedIn, a network designed for professionals looking to present their business selves online to other professionals. In our ongoing and period series of social-network platforms, we introduce (and in many of our readers’ cases ‘remind you of’) LinkedIn.

Quick Tip – LinkedIn People Search

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Whenever I give a workshop relating to social media, I often ask the following question when talking about social networks: “How many of you are currently on LinkedIn ?&#. I then ask those same people: &# How many of you have ever actually received any value from being on LinkedIn&# ? It is for those people that I want to provide the following simple use for LinkedIn , which involves very little time investment. Create a profile on LinkedIn.

Nonprofits: New look for Twitter and LinkedIn profiles

ImpactMax

In the past few weeks, two big social media platforms—Twitter and LinkedIn—retooled the look of their profiles. Here’s the scoop on today’s public roll-out of the new LinkedIn company profiles.

LinkedIn Launches Board Connect Service

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

LinkedIn, the social network for professionals of all sectors, has just announced the launch of their new Board Connect service for nonprofit organizations. If you're not already familiar with LinkedIn , it began, basically, as a place to post your online business profile/resume and connect with others in your field to grow your network using a "six degrees of separation" model. She states that this is true, not just of LinkedIn's new service, but of all board matching programs.

Vote for Me For President of LinkedIn!

A. Fine Blog

For all of you having election withdrawal, I’d like to announce my candidacy for President of LinkedIn. Debra’s post a few weeks ago about endorsements on LinkedIn got me thinking about the site’s fundamental purpose.

LinkedIn Is New Path to the Perfect Partner

Selfish Giving

LinkedIn is rising to the top of the social media heap when it comes to finding people, partners or causes. LinkedIn is basically a huge database with all sorts of information about people and organizations as well as who they know and what they care about.

I am LinkedIn member 855,485

Donor Power Blog

But when put in the context of a recent milestone for the professional networking site-- LinkedIn now has over 100 million member--somehow, being somewhere just below 900,000 seems pretty impressive to me. I've always liked LinkedIn. At first glance, this may not seem very impressive.

Nonprofit Marketing Talent is Hard to Find. Linkedin Can Help.

Marketing for Nonprofits

The king of social recruiting is LinkedIn, that massive database of resumes, accomplishments, and connections. LinkedIn has new tools to make recruiting faster, cheaper, and easier. You can do a lot for free, using Advanced Search but to really mine that database, you want to look at LinkedIn Recruiter. It’s fee-based but LinkedIn will be giving discounts to eligible nonprofits. In other words, LinkedIn is a lot like hiring a search firm but it costs less.

30 Quick Ways to Spice Up Your Nonprofit Social Media Accounts

J Campbell Social Marketing

LinkedIn: Publish on LinkedIn. LinkedIn has a built in publishing platform where you can share long-form posts, blogs, announcements, videos, and more. Video is not as widely shared on LinkedIn, so it’s still a big way to stand out and grab attention.

LinkedIn: The Little Network That Could

A. Fine Blog

This month’s Social Good podcast focuses on the second life of LinkedIn. Social Media American Evaluation Association Amy Sample Ward Estrella Rosenberg LinkedIn Social Good pocast TechSoup GlobalSometimes social media tools and channels come and go so quickly I never learn how to pronounce the name of the thing! And then sometimes, not often, but just sometimes, a tool starts, levels off and then has a more dynamic second life. [.].

Would you give money to this person?

iMarketSmart

So why then do so many fundraisers avoid putting a picture of themselves on LinkedIn? Having no picture on LinkedIn tells your donors: I don’t care about you. If you don’t have a picture on LinkedIn, put one up now! Trust is crucial, necessary and vital. .

I am LinkedIn member 855,485

Donor Power Blog

But when put in the context of a recent milestone for the professional networking site-- LinkedIn now has over 100 million member--somehow, being somewhere just below 900,000 seems pretty impressive to me. I've always liked LinkedIn. At first glance, this may not seem very impressive.

10 Top Takeaways from the Nonprofit Social Media Summit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Learn LinkedIn tips from Angela Pitter. How do find those corporate sponsors for your nonprofit on LinkedIn? PowerUp your nonprofit on LinkedIn – Engage your audience #npsocialsummit.

Ask Experts, Share Issues, Get Inspired -- Join Getting Attention Discussion Group on LinkedIn

Getting Attention

Please join me and (already) 400 fellow nonprofit communicators in the Getting Attention (GA) Group on LinkedIn. So I'm shifting discussion to the Getting Attention LinkedIn Group (we'll have a Facebook group soon). And, if you're not yet on LinkedIn, it's the perfect motivation for you to spend 10 minutes putting up a profile -- great networking, discussion groups from all perspectives (I put queries out and get great responses). Looking for marketing answers?

Good LinkedIn news - and 3 things reasons to react

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Today, LinkedIn announced it’s adding a Volunteer Experience & Causes section to the Profile page. By including causes, charities and volunteer work in LinkedIn profiles, the social network becomes wired to create these positive influences for our organizations. LinkedIn is a great tool for going that and therefore advancing our missions. Ask them to update their LinkedIn Profile here. Check out more about nonprofits on LinkedIn here.

Ask Nancy: How to present myself on LinkedIn to get where I want to be career wise, but not upset current work relationships?

Getting Attention

Q: I'm a long-time reader of your e-news and blog, and have a question for you about LinkedIn. I recognize the value of getting on LinkedIn but have a dilemma. What is the best way to present myself on LinkedIn? Thanks in advance for your help, Kelly Kelly Parlucci, Marketing Director, Anonymous Nonprofit, Anywhere, USA A: Frankly, I’d include it all on your LinkedIn profile, Kelly.

How to use Wordle and LinkedIn to help your job search

Fundraising Coach

How to use Wordle and LinkedIn to help your job searchTonight, Chris Brogan led a webinar on how to enhance your job search with social presence. One of the ideas was using Wordle to see if your LinkedIn profile has the right keywords for the position you’re looking for. So I took the text from my LinkedIn profile to see how it looked.

Think Conversation, Not Megaphone, for Social Media Success (NTEN Case Study)

Getting Attention

For example, since connecting our community members with each other is one of our organization’s goals, we might set a social media goal of sparking five conversations a month with five or more comments in our main social media channels: Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

All We Are Saying, Is Give Twitter a Chance

Social Media Bird Brain

Adam Grant conversation LinkedIn re-evaluate Small nonprofit social media Social network Twitter Twitter (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It''s been a long time since I heard the kind of criticism of Twitter that I used to hear, say circa January 2008, when I joined. Now everyone just seems to accept that Twitter is a thing, though for a lot of them it seems to mean Twitter is a thing for newscasters or comedians to reference when someone in the public eye screws up big-time.

Looking for people to work with your nonprofit? Look at LinkedIn

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Two important disclosures: Ventureneer has partnered with LinkedIn to make nonprofits aware of the free or low-cost recruiting tools LinkedIn offers to nonprofits, and LinkedIn is represented on the board of my organization, Network for Good. And the emerging leader in social recruiting is LinkedIn. Now that LinkedIn profiles have a section for volunteer work, it’s easier to find people who have an interest in your mission as well as the expertise you need.

Find company insights in 60 seconds

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This weekend I decided to set myself an initial output objective surrounding my new “ Learn in 60 seconds &# video series. It is as follows: “Produce one new “Learn in 60 seconds&# video every Monday morning for the next 2 months&#.

#SOCIALNETORKS: NTEN 2012 Report Shows Real ROI Growth Over Past Year

Non Profit Marketing 360

Click to go to the report Okay, so you have been developing your nonprofit’s presence on the staples of social media new for a couple of years. Facebook page? Check. Twitter account? But how much time do you want to put into keeping up with those outlets?

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Customer Loyalty is not Customer Retention

Non Profit Marketing 360

Linkedin Retention Small Business coupons customers e-commerce loyalty StatisticsOne popular application of a customer retention strategy is a loyalty campaign or loyalty program. Just about every business has one, and we love to see our customers completing loyalty programs that truly drive their customers to new levels of engagement. But too many times a loyaty program is seen as the basis for a customer retention program not a supplement to a strategy.

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#COMMUNICATIONS: A Storm & A Second Cause Disruptions That Remind Us Of Need For Vigilance (& Backups)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Reddit, FourSquare, LinkedIn, and StumbleUpon were some of the highest-profile services to fall victim to the extra tick. 70+ mph winds and burning poles disrupt power If you live in the Mid-Atlantic region, then you might not be reading this blog on the Monday it was (hopefully!) posted.

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#INTERVIEW with Lori Jacobwith, Communications & Fundraising Coach, & Founder of the Ignited Online Fundraising Community

Non Profit Marketing 360

So many times CEOs of nonprofits who haven’t jumped into social media with both feet are worried that giving access to Twitter and Facebook and LinkedIn and YouTube for the staff during the day will distract them from their work.