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  • Looked at LinkedIn Lately?

    Lori Halley 19 August 2013 2 comments
    Here's an overview of some of the recent updates to LinkedIn that might impact non-profits and membership organizations.
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  • Trust and LinkedIn Product Recommendations: Measurable Business Results

    19 November 2012 0 comments
    Social networks are popular with marketers but often don't lead to tangible results. Here's an example of how LinkedIn recommendations drive real business for Wild Apricot.
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  • 3 New LinkedIn Enhancements Might Strengthen Your Community

    Lori Halley 10 October 2012 0 comments
    New LinkedIn enhancements offer three new reasons why your organization might want to take a closer look at this social network.
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  • Can LinkedIn Recommendations Grow Your Membership?

    Lori Halley 11 June 2012 0 comments
    Has your organization considered using LinkedIn recommendations? Here are some tips and ideas on using LinkedIn to grow your membership.
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  • Apricot Chat: The Benefits of Posting Online Reviews

    27 July 2011 0 comments
    In a recent post, we discussed how to leverage online word-of-mouth marketing. Here's a case study that demonstrates both the power of WOM and the importance of utilizing effective web tools for non-profit and association membership management!
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  • 4 Ways to Leverage Word-of-Mouth Marketing Using Social Media

    22 July 2011 3 comments
    Word-of-mouth is a powerful tool, but how do you get your members and supporters to promote you online? Here are four ways that your followers and fans can promote your organization using social media.
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  • Is Your Organization LinkedIn Yet?

    Lori Halley 21 March 2011 4 comments
    While LinkedIn has mainly been used by individuals for networking or career development, it might be time for non-profits to consider a presence on LinkedIn. With more than 90 million members in over 200 countries and updated social sharing and company page features, LinkedIn might want to include it as part your organization's social media mix.
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  • 6 Web Tools to Help Small Organizations Thrive

    Lori Halley 28 December 2010 4 comments
    This is a guest post by Ja-Naé Duane, artist, creative economist, social media strategist and a faculty member at Northeastern University. Ja-Naé is also CEO of Wild Woman Entrepreneurs, Ja-Naé Ventures, Co-founder of the Massachusetts Artist Leaders Coalition, Founder of The Leaders and author of "How to Start Your Business with $100."
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  • LinkedIn Sharing: a New Tool for Nonprofit Outreach

    02 June 2010 3 comments
    Of the “big three” social media networks (Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn) each has its own challenges for nonprofits trying to spread their message, but we've tended put LinkedIn at the bottom of the list as more useful for individual networking than for nonprofit outreach. That may be about to change, with LinkedIn's new sharing features! Now, the times – they are a-changin’!
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  • Technology Toolkit for Start-up Nonprofits: Part Two

    26 March 2010 5 comments
    So your nonprofit has decided to take advantage of social networking opportunities, but you’re not sure where to start? In A Technology Toolkit for Start-up Nonprofits: Part One , guest writer Minal Bopaiah reviewed ten core web-based tools to put...
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  • Technology Toolkit for Start-up Nonprofits: Part One

    25 March 2010 5 comments
    Wild Apricot Blog is pleased to welcome a two-part guest post from media consultant Minal Bopaiah of Brevity & Wit , this week. Her “technology toolkit” and sample step-by-step plan are designed to help new nonprofit organizations get started with...
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  • How to Get Started with LinkedIn

    10 September 2009 1 comments
    Whether you’re looking for a first job or making a career change, or simply looking to meet other professionals in the non-profit sector, LinkedIn is the social network of choice. Can online networking help your career? Already, 45% of all US employers use social networks to find qualified employees, and 72% plan to step up their online recruiting.
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  • SociafyQ - Free Social Media Tracking and Analytics

    23 May 2009 4 comments
    By now, even your grandmother knows social media is hot, but what’s the ROI on that social networking? Even for nonprofits on a tight budget, there are plenty of good monitoring tools. But what if you could track stats for all your major networks - free - from your desktop or home page, without giving out your passwords? SociafyQ is designed to do just that.
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