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5 Ways to Ratchet Up Your Fundraising Using LinkedIn -May 7, United Way

Date/TimeMonday, May 7, 2012 1:30-3pm ET
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If you're located near Tarrytown, NY, please join us for this in-person event.

We’ll presenting in person at United Way of Westchester and Putnam Not-For-Profit Leadership Summit X

For nonprofits, LinkedIn can be a development and outreach goldmine.


LinkedIn a Powerful Tool for Nonprofits

Date/TimeWednesday, April 18, 2012, 11:30am-1:30pm ET  
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If you're located near Lawrence, NJ, please join us for this in-person event.

For nonprofits, LinkedIn can be a development and outreach goldmine.


Trio of Classes Show Nonprofits How to Raise Money and Save While Learning

Date/Time Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 2-3:30 pm ET; Wednesday, October 5, 2011 12n-1:30 pm ET; Tuesday, October 18, 2011 2-3:30 pm ET
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We heard you.

You’re eager to use LinkedIn to find high-wealth donors, board members, volunteers, and partners who will be passionate about your mission. You know that LinkedIn is a tool every nonprofit can afford -- it’s free! -- but you’re not sure how to put zing in your profile and how to find the gold in that massive database. Having a great profile is a basic tool for connecting with major donors. If you, your team, and your nonprofit don’t shine brightly, you’ll get passed over.


How to Use LinkedIn for Nonprofit Staff Recruitment

Date/TimeThursday, October 13, 2011, 2-3pm ET
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Approximately 75% of nonprofits do not have any formal budget for recruiting employees, according to the 2011 Nonprofit Employment Trends Survey.

Nonprofits need recruiting tools that are easy to implement, cost efficient and, most importantly, connect them with the best people. Social recruiting -- using social media to recruit staff -- does just that. And LinkedIn does social recruiting best.

Whether you’re looking for an executive director, a grant writer, network administrator, program director, communications manager or receptionist, you can find people with the required skills and a passion for your cause by using LinkedIn
 


LinkedIn for the Nonprofit Professional: Renovate Your Profile

Date/TimeWednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 2-3:30 pm ET
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If you are a working in or running a nonprofit, LinkedIn is the best way to showcase your personal, professional profile. And if your profile rocks, it will boost the brand of the nonprofit you love.


Building Relationships: The Secret to Effective Online Fundraising

Date/TimeWednesday, October 12, 12n-1pm ET
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If raising funds online is about technology, then raising funds through direct mail is about paper.

But that’s just silly. Any form of fundraising is about the relationship between the nonprofit and the donor or prospect. Strengthen that relationship and you increase the frequency and amount of donations as well as the number of donors.


Multiple Businesses? Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for Them All

Date/TimeWednesday, October 12, 2011 2-3:30pm ET
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Have two businesses? More? Want to know how to best show them all on LinkedIn?

If you are a “multi-preneur” involved in two or more businesses or a business person who also runs a nonprofit (or any combination of these), you can set up your own high-visibility personal profile on LinkedIn that showcases all your activities. It isn’t difficult, if you know the tricks.


No Bullshit Social Media: Where Social Media Meets the Bottom Line

Date/TimeTuesday, August 23, 12pm – 1pm ET
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Yes, we all know that social media are about conversation and engagement. But how does that conversation get translated into profit for small businesses?

Answering that question is the aim of  No Bullshit Social Media, The All-Business, No-Hype Guide to Social Media Marketing by Jason Falls and Erik Deckers. In their new book, they go beyond the fluff about “engagement” and into the business of making money.


LinkedIn: A Powerful Tool For Nonprofits

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Geri Stengel is A "graduate" of the corporate world, Geri is also a mentor and teacher, who is up to date on the latest and best marketing practices, including technology and social media.

At Ventureneer, Geri uses Web 2.0 technology to make networking and learning affordable, convenient, and effective, and to market Ventureneer's services. Yes, she tweets, blogs, networks on LinkedIn and Facebook, and tracks the results of each.

Bottom line: Geri knows teaching, she knows nonprofits, and she knows social media so she can help you bring your marketing, development or fundraising plan into the 21st century without numbing your mind with jargon or "computerese."

Bryan Breckenridge, Head of LinkedIn Nonprofit Solutions, see’s the world through an intrapreneur’s eyes having enabled thousands of nonprofits and commercial organizations to utilize the internet to meet their mission. This spring Bryan joined LinkedIn to launch their LinkedIn Nonprofit Solutions program. Previously, Bryan spent nine years at salesforce.com where he helped launch their program for nonprofits. Bryan keeps a popular blog called Belief Energy.

Marc W. Halpert is Managing Partner, Your Best Interest LLC and its divisions: e-giving and connect2collaborate.
Since leaving the corporate world in 2001, Halpert has started two companies offering paperless electronic payment services to optimize the cash flow of and speed collections to:

  • retailers, particularly small- and mid-sized businesses (Your Best Interest LLC)
  • professional and membership groups, and not-for-profit organizations (e-giving).

In his latest business, Connect2Collaborate, Halpert uses his skills in networking and his LinkedIn evangelism to train and coach others. Connect2Collaborate gives business people with whom he connects the opportunity to become clients of his customized cash flow and payment services. Everyone benefits simultaneously: improved business cash flow and new business collaboration.

Maria Semple is principle of The Prospect Finder LLC, an organization that helps nonprofit organizations and financial advisors identify their best matches for donors or client prospects. Her firm specializes in prospect research on high-net-worth individuals, foundations. and corporations. She also provides training seminars and webinars for staff members who wish to augment their prospect research skills.

Semple is a highly sought-after speaker whose past speaking engagements have included the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement, the Support Center for Nonprofit Management, and New York University’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising. In 2007, she authored two downloadable and interactive prospecting tools, which include an extensive compilation of research resources.


DateAugust 10, 2011
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For nonprofits, LinkedIn can be a development and outreach goldmine.


Relationship Building: Learn the Secret to Effective Online Fundraising

Date/TimeWednesday, July 20, 2011, 12n-1pm ET
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If raising funds online is about technology, then raising funds through direct mail is about paper.

The fact is that any form of fundraising is about the relationship between the nonprofit and the donor or prospect. Strengthen that relationship and you increase the frequency and amount of donations as well as the number of donors.




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