n+Haydon+|+Social+media+inbound+marketing+for+non-profits+and+small+businesses%29″ target=”_blank”>Two ways Google Plus will change how nonprofits connect with their supporters from John Haydon…Heard about Google’s newest shiny object Google+?
Just know that the vast majority of your constituents will continue to be on Facebook for a long time.
Two ways Google Plus will change how you connect
Though it is early, there are a couple of features that stand out about Google+: Hangouts and Circles.
Did you know that people are spending less time on websites then they did a year ago, according to a Google Analytics benchmark report released in early July? Getting your target audiences to stay on your website is no easy feat. But with the right web design planning tips, your organization will be on its way to building a website that gives your audiences exactly what they need.
3. Is Facebook an Effective Volunteer Management Tool? from NTen: Annaliese:
“Facebook is a good way to attract new volunteers,” said Jayne Cravens, an independent consultant at Coyote Communications who has vast experience in online volunteerism. But she cautioned that organizations can’t just update their status to say that they’re looking for volunteers and expect their phones to start ringing.
4. Haters Gonna Hate: Dealing with Negative Feedback in the Social World from NTen Carie Lewis, Humane Society:
Sometimes, we have no alternative but to delete a comment. Our page can get downright controversial. But as you’ll see if you visit our Facebook page, we don’t simply delete disagreements. We only delete violations, which are clearly laid out (see commenting policy). This has saved us so many times from accusations that we are censoring. (One tip: screenshot those things you delete.)
5. Nonprofit strategies for getting more out of LinkedIn from Socialbrite: Debra Askanase. I had the pleasure of presenting with Debra for a group about LinkedIn on Thursday…this is a great intro to LI for NPO’s:
When I was preparing for the webinar, two things struck me: why cause-focused groups may not work well on LinkedIn (more on that below), and how much LinkedIn offers. The presentation focuses on five ways to best utilize LinkedIn professionally: be goal-oriented, optimize both your personal and company profiles, utilize groups, and use LinkedIn Answers.
Have a Great Week!!
- Around the Web June 24 for NPO’s (thenon-profittoolbox.com)