Archive: linkedin

10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn Groups

LinkedIn is vastly underutilized by nonprofits, and I am not sure why. LinkedIn is different. The network cuts across all demographics and is the social media common denominator for a lot of people anxious about other social networking sites. In my experience, people that may be hesitant about Facebook and ...

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Multichannel Strategies for Nonprofits [Webinar]

Have you signed up for today’s webinar? It’s hosted by NPO Connect, and I will be discussing ways to use all the communication channels available to nonprofits in a comprehensive and cohesive way. Sign up here! Description: Social and Web 2.0 technologies have changed not just how we market and promote ...

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Facebook Is Still King – But Don’t Ignore the Rest of the Social Media Court

Facebook (love it or hate it) is where people are. Facebook continues to be a vital part in (most of) our daily lives. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that 92% of people using social networking sites maintain a profile on Facebook. 92%! If you are ...

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3 simple social media tips to make your fans and followers love you

Does this sound like you? You dutifully post every day on two or more social media profiles for your organization. You try to follow the 80/20 rule (no more than 20% of all posts directly promoting something for your organization) but sometimes get caught up in posting boring news clippings ...

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Nonprofits, social media and fundraising: #GivingTuesday is a few of my favorite things

I know you’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. To most, these are revered celebrations of online consumerism and the chance to stomp on strangers for the lowest priced television. In response to this, but also as a great idea in and of itself, #GivingTuesday has been embraced by ...

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What works in social media for B2B vs. B2C?

It turns out that shorter messages work better when speaking to consumers, and including a question mark results in fewer clicks. (On LinkedIn and Twitter, at least.) The folks behind the social media marketing tool Compendium analyzed the social media statistics of more than 200 B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) ...

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8 ways to get the most out of LinkedIn Groups

If you are on LinkedIn (and if you’re not, you should be), you should be actively participating in LinkedIn Groups. LinkedIn Groups give your overall LI experience more mileage – it’s really the meat on the LinkedIn bones. Some Groups are open to the public, some are closed, some have ...

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