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Principled Innovation

It’s all about boards and business models in March!

Principled Innovation

In addition to these events, there will be blog posts throughout the month, both here and on Associations Now , as well as an online discussion on the Associations Now LinkedIn group. In support of my new article, “Trapped in the Past,” a.k.a. “Five Reasons Why Boards Are Killing Association Business Models,” that will appear in Associations Now next month, I have a few activities on the calendar to which members of the association community are invited.

Jeff De Cagna to speak at ASAE12 in Dallas

Principled Innovation

These four talks will focus on Amazon (9 am-9:30 am CDT), Kickstarter (9:30 am-10 am CDT), Facebook (10:45 am-11:15 am CDT) and LinkedIn (11:15 am-11:45 am CDT). Jeff De Cagna, chief strategist and founder of Principled Innovation, will be one of the speakers at ASAE’s 2012 Annual Meeting (ASAE12) in Dallas, Texas next month.

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45 LinkedIn Groups for Nonprofit Professionals to Network or Find Jobs

Wild Apricot Blog

There are hundreds of nonprofit groups on LinkedIn. networking LinkedIn-Groups LinkedInHere I’ve segmented the top ones into the categories and written a few lines about each to help you decide which ones to join.

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LinkedIn Groups: What you Need to Know Now

SocialFish

But with regard to LinkedIn–specifically, LinkedIn groups–I’ve been chronicling them being stripped of features and utility for years now and it seems like their eventual demise that I and others have been predicting may actually be about to happen.

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Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out: Using LinkedIn Effectively

SocialFish

You hear a lot of hype about the benefits that Facebook and Twitter can bring to your business, but these social networking sites can often overshadow the even greater potential LinkedIn has for virtually every department within the organization.

Can LinkedIn Recommendations Grow Your Membership?

Wild Apricot Blog

Has your organization considered using LinkedIn recommendations? Here are some tips and ideas on using LinkedIn to grow your membership. LinkedIn social media

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Why membership bodies should use LinkedIn for Good

Optimist Consulting

I was interested to read about the launch of LinkedIn for Good this month. If your membership organisation recruits trustees and volunteers outside your membership, then it is worth looking at LinkedIn’s new initiative.

LinkedIn Confusion: Group or Company Page?

SocialFish

You probably have a LinkedIn icon up there. Let’s compare: NTEN group on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Groups enable people to join, discuss topics that are important to them, and interact with other group members. NTEN company page on LinkedIn. Quick Tips LinkedIn

A Few LinkedIn Tips for Associations

Cvent Association Tips

For many associations, LinkedIn is a natural fit for engaging with members because its purpose is to facilitate the advancement of individual careers as well as businesses. Create a LinkedIn Business Profile. Here are a few tips for setting up your association's LinkedIn Profile.

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A LinkedIn-Centric Strategy for Member Recruitment

Associations Now

Could you build a brand-new association using only LinkedIn for finding prospective members? Whatever you’re doing on LinkedIn these days, you’re probably not doing it as well as you could be. So, to grow The Graphene Council, he pursued a LinkedIn-only strategy.

How to Leverage Your Employees on LinkedIn

SocialFish

How do you handle getting more staff to use LinkedIn effectively, both personally and on behalf of the enterprise? Most of your employees are on LinkedIn, talking about your brand and their roles at your company. LinkedIn can help with all of those.

Why Skipping LinkedIn is a Mistake For Association CEOs

SocialFish

Then, on the very next page, is this article: “ Not all CEOs are all in–or even on–the LinkedIn network.” This one talks about how many association CEOs feel that the risks and the hassle of having an active LinkedIn presence outweighs the benefits.

3 New LinkedIn Enhancements Might Strengthen Your Community

Wild Apricot Blog

New LinkedIn enhancements offer three new reasons why your organization might want to take a closer look at this social network. LinkedIn social media

Why Associations Should Be Planning Their LinkedIn Exit Strategy

SocialFish

Ah, LinkedIn…where would my blogging be without your Groups feature? Remember back when you could use your LinkedIn group to advertise your association’s job postings and feature your products and services for free ?

6 Tips Guaranteed to Make Your Association’s LinkedIn Page More Effective

Socious

But what about LinkedIn? LinkedIn clearly has a different audience, catering to professionals instead of the casual user, but it’s also been wildly successful in its market. LinkedIn Social Media for Associations Public Social NetworksIt’s amazing how much time people spend on Facebook. And Twitter. And Snapchat. How successful? 450 million users in over 200 countries successful.

Is Your Organization LinkedIn Yet?

Wild Apricot Blog

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.( LinkedIn Marketing Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech social media Social networking

Trust and LinkedIn Product Recommendations: Measurable Business Results

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's an example of how LinkedIn recommendations drive real business for Wild Apricot. LinkedIn Marketing Social networkingSocial networks are popular with marketers but often don't lead to tangible results.

BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups

SocialFish

IMPORTANT: I submitted a ticket to LinkedIn last week, because despite all my best efforts, I was unable to set an organization’s group settings to allow the Jobs tab. We’re continually developing product features to enhance your LinkedIn groups experience.

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LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

A few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature. Not the biggest deal in the world, but yet another reminder that LinkedIn owns Groups and makes the rules. members): LinkedIn Groups iOS Mobile App.

So Long LinkedIn Products & Services Tab

Wild Apricot Blog

On April 14th LinkedIn will "retire" the products & services tab. Here are the details and what it might mean for your organization. social media

Best Linkedin Company Pages

SocialFish

Best LinkedIn Company Pages 2013 from LinkedIn. Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. ————– ( photo credit ).

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Case Study: Virtual Mentoring Using LinkedIn

Associations Now

I found other institutions that were using LinkedIn as the platform that gives both the mentors and the mentees the most control over the relationship that they would hopefully develop,” she said. The post Case Study: Virtual Mentoring Using LinkedIn appeared first on Associations Now

4 Ways to Spruce Up Your LinkedIn Profile for the New Year

MembersClick

LinkedIn is one of those platforms you know you need to have, but you don’t necessarily check (or enjoy checking) as much as your other social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).

LinkedIn Drops Ability to Connect Via Groups

Mizz Information

A few months ago I wrote that it would not surprise me at all if LinkedIn dropped the groups feature. As this post describes, a big plus of LinkedIn groups has been the ability to connect with people via a group you''re both in. LinkedIn

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth Kanter's Blog

Note from Beth: We are seeing more and more nonprofits use LinkedIn for organizational goals – from its powerful board recruitment tool to setting up company pages (see Ten Must Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn ). Has your nonprofit set up a company page on LinkedIn?

New LinkedIn Feature Creates a Professional Popularity Contest

Beekeeper Group

LinkedIn, the professional networking site home to over 300 million users, is traditionally thought of as being most beneficial to individuals looking for employment but its benefit to companies in the public affairs and trade association industries shouldn’t be overlooked.

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LinkedIn Gets a Makeover: More Photos, Presentations

Associations Now

A New Step Following directly in the tracks of Twitter , LinkedIn also launched two-step verification for its accounts on Friday, giving community-runners a new way to secure themselves. How could you see yourself adding a visual punch to your LinkedIn updates?

How LinkedIn Actually Works [Infographic]

Velvet Chainsaw

LinkedIn is one of the most used social networks in the U.S. How LinkedIn Works by Infographiclabs. What features of LinkedIn do you use the most? How do you use LinkedIn for your nonprofit, association or events? Social Media LinkedIn social networkingTweet. Many professionals treat it as their number one source of business networking. Here’s an infographic on how it works and how people are using it.

Need Answers: LinkedIn Has Them

Beth Kanter's Blog

So, when Geri offered up this second post about nonprofits and LinkedIn, I couldn’t resist. Need Answers: LinkedIn Has Them – guest post by Geri Stengel. Or, as posed on the Chronicle of Philanthropy LinkedIn Group: Can philanthropy ever be evil? Tips linkedin

Don’t let Facebook + LinkedIn have your cake and eat it, too.

YourMembership Blog

you are handing over your association members to the competition. Now, you may not believe me, but it’s true. Associations are handing over their entire membership base to competitors and don’t even know it! That’s because your competition doesn’t look familiar. It’s not another association, non-profit, society or organization. These competitors, […]. Industry News + Trends Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends

What Associations Should Know About LinkedIn’s Acquisition of lynda.com

Association Adviser

In April, LinkedIn announced the purchase of the online learning company lynda.com for approximately $1.5 Careers Marketing & Communications Technology association careers association jobs LinkedIn Lynda online education online learning professional development recruiting social mediabillion. Why does that matter for associations? The post What Associations Should Know About. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Why the Changes to LinkedIn Groups are Better for Your Users – and You

SocialFish

LinkedIn groups, I assure you, are not on the brink of going up in flames and burning group owners to the ground in their wake. The Changes to LinkedIn Groups Streamline its Top Functions. LinkedIn Groups Aren’t Your Bulletin Board for Sales.

The Life Time Magic of Tidying Up Your Professional Life and LinkedIn Connections

Beth Kanter's Blog

I want to start a new habit of being better organized on LinkedIn this year, but perhaps what I need to do first is “Kondo” my LinkedIn network. To get started, here’s what you need to think about: Review your LinkedIn connections and ask: Do I know this person?

LinkedIn Said To Congratulate Me!

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

It is a big deal when you change your employer information on Facebook and LinkedIn. Updates are issued. Posts are released. People are notified.

How Much Should You Trust a Job Candidate’s LinkedIn Profile?

Associations Now

A new study shows that while LinkedIn profiles offer a good barometer of a job candidate’s background and experience, they can’t help employers gauge the person’s demeanor and attitude. As impressive as that potential hire’s profile on LinkedIn looks, it probably doesn’t tell the whole story.

LinkedIn's New Publishing Platform--What's in it For Users?

Mizz Information

Yesterday when I logged onto LinkedIn, I noticed that I''d been granted access to the new publishing feature. Not sure it will be worth the time posting content to LinkedIn if I can get more traffic posting on my own blog. Content Marketing LinkedIn

Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches

Beth Kanter's Blog

LinkedIn announced Board Connect , resources that helps nonprofits transform themselves into networked nonprofits by finding and recruiting board members using a networked approach. You and your board look at your professional networks and connections on LinkedIn.

LinkedIn Gives Premium Users Premium Placement With New Updates

Associations Now

Premium users on LinkedIn are about to stand out even more than usual. “LinkedIn has always been a place where you can come to manage your professional brand and to put your best foot forward.”

Thursday Buzz: LinkedIn’s Big Online Education Buy

Associations Now

LinkedIn’s purchase of Lynda.com could help make the social network a key resource for online professionals looking to amp up their skill set. LinkedIn has 1.5

LinkedIn Boosts Its Search: What You Should Know

Associations Now

LinkedIn’s already having a banner year —but thanks to a new feature on its service, it could become an even more valuable tool for associations. Have you had a chance to try out LinkedIn’s new search?

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