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! . Key takeaways: The ways that LinkedIn is different from other social media sites. How (and why) to use and to follow specific hashtags on 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? Here are 3 ways to improve your LinkedIn profile so your donors feel good: Make sure it’s ‘public’ Don’t hide or your supporter will wonder why you won’t let them learn more about you. 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.

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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. Maybe they think LinkedIn is just meant for seeking new fundraising positions or keeping in touch with colleagues. Then, reach out to your supporters and connect with them on 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. LinkedIn has more than 467 million users , and 57% of companies have a LinkedIn Company Page. One effective way that nonprofits can use LinkedIn to accomplish their online marketing goals is to publish original long-form articles on the platform.

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! . Key takeaways: The ways that LinkedIn is different from other social media sites. How (and why) to use and to follow specific hashtags on LinkedIn.

Effective Use of LinkedIn

A Small Change

While most non-profits realize the benefits of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, far fewer organizations fully realize the inherent power of LinkedIn. As one of the original social networking platforms geared primarily toward professionals and businesspeople, LinkedIn can provide your organization with networking and marketing benefits, no matter the size of your non-profit. This is one of the most powerful features of using LinkedIn for your non-profit.

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. They tell me where the other platforms seem a free-for-all of personal information, they like LinkedIn''s focus on work. Your donors are using LinkedIn. Managers and even those in more "service" related jobs are turning to LinkedIn.

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. In fact, LinkedIn can help your nonprofit extend your marketing efforts and drive growth. . Make a company page for your nonprofit like Network for Good had done on LinkedIn.

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?

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.

#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.

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.

#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. With such credentials and use among nonprofit employers and staff, the site has recently hired Bryan Breckenridge to establish “LinkedIn For Good,&# which is meant to enrich tools and networking opportunities specifically for the nonprofit community.

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. The online equivalents in Linkedin are: invite people you want to know to connect with you personally, optimize your profile, join and participate in groups that offer value, follow a Linkedin Answers topic areas, and continue some of those interesting group conversations privately.

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. Uncategorized LinkedIn Lisa Belkin Opting Out Pew Internet Project

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. If you are in this group, consider these stats: As of this writing, according to their own press releases, LinkedIn has over 313 million registered members (100 million in the United States alone). Forty percent of LinkedIn users check-in daily (13% use it at least once a day).

#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. Moreover, nonprofits and businesses can have accounts on LinkedIn (á la Facebook) that can create networks among both other such businesses and charities and employees within such companies.

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. I’ve included an image of the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s new LinkedIn profile page–but since this change happened just today, I couldn’t find any other new nonprofit pages.

Did LinkedIn help nonprofits & leave nonprofit professionals behind?

The Nonprofit Consultant

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. I have taken part in a couple of free nonprofit technology trainings provided by LinkedIn and have enjoyed meeting their enthusiastic and caring team. careers jobs LinkedIn Nonprofit

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.

LinkedIn Launches Board Connect Service

The Nonprofit Consultant

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. And I often forget to mention LinkedIn until someone shouts out, “Hey, what about LinkedIn?” That’s why people wary of the uncontrolled chaos of Facebook or Twitter, feel so comfortable on LinkedIn.

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.

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. Not only can LinkedIn help you find organizations in your community that might be great partners, it can find connections you have to the people in that organization.

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. [.].

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. The reason I am sharing what number LinkedIn user I am, is because I recently received a great email from LinkedIn thanking me for making their dreams of 100 million members come true. I've always liked LinkedIn. At first glance, this may not seem very impressive.

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?

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! If any of your staff have no picture on LinkedIn, tell them to put one up now! If your leader has no picture on LinkedIn, politely tell him/her to 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. The reason I am sharing what number LinkedIn user I am, is because I recently received a great email from LinkedIn thanking me for making their dreams of 100 million members come true. I've always liked LinkedIn. At first glance, this may not seem very impressive.

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.

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. Events Fundraising Marketing Nonprofits Online Fundraising Social Media Strategy causevid events Linkedin for nonprofits livestreaming neon one nonprofit social media summit social media tools

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.

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. If we posted a comment or story on our Facebook page, we’d also do so in LinkedIn and to Twitter. LinkedIn : This is a professional network, where people go to build networks and connect to resources.

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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Creating a Predictive Churn Model : Part 1

Non Profit Marketing 360

Customer Service Linkedin Retention Small Business Uncategorized data Planning StatisticsA Predictive Churn Model is a tool that a company can develop to better understand the steps and stages to customer churn, or a customer leaving your service or product. Having a predictive churn model gives you an awareness and quantifiable metrics to fight against in your retention efforts.

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9 reasons to QUIT SOCIAL MEDIA from Erik Graf

iMarketSmart

I think LinkedIn provides a lot of value— the social media option for grown ups. I object to this one because I don’t think anyone really expects you to have a profile on social media (except on LinkedIn). Facebook LinkedIn Social media Twitter internet Networking online online marketingIn his recent post on The Social Graf, Erik Sass punches social media in the face a bit.

Proving Social Media’s ROI – 67 Cases

Non Profit Marketing 360

Case Study Community Marketing Measurement Nonprofit Business Facebook Internet marketing LinkedIn marketing Marketing and Advertising Rate of return Social Media“What’s the return on investment?” ” is one of those questions we’re frequently asked by nonprofit executives casting themselves in the role of no-nonsense business moguls. Hard numbers for social media have been hard to come by. Not so anymore.

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Find company insights in 60 seconds

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Seeing as how today is Monday, here is my second video, Lesson #2: “How to find free insight about a company based on LinkedIn profiles&# : Learn in 60 Seconds Tips Videos career company company analysis education free insight industry analysis insight learn in 60 seconds LinkedIn organizations profile research video Web 2.0 This weekend I decided to set myself an initial output objective surrounding my new “ Learn in 60 seconds &# video series.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Advice Advocacy Campaigns Cause Marketing Communications Community Crowdfunding Development Education: Technology Facebook Fundraising How-to Interview Marketing Marketing Budget Marketing Skills Measurement Nonprofit Permission Marketing Public Media relationships Report Resource Social Media Twitter Video Video Interview advocacy Charitable organization LinkedIn Non-profit organization Nonprofit organization NTEN Online Communities Social network video

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