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LinkedIn’s recent announcements to allow users the option to
add volunteer service to their profiles and to provide expanded resources for
nonprofits have generated a lot of buzz. By now many have read any of a number
of articles, including
one on our site, about these new features. But what does this really mean
for nonprofit organizations and their missions?
Like other social sites, LinkedIn is a place to tell your
story and connect with others – and LinkedIn’s new and expanded tools make that
even easier for nonprofit organizations.
Many organizations’ staff and volunteers are already on
LinkedIn and with expanded nonprofit tools there is now more reason than ever
for nonprofits to invest some time strengthening the very connections that will
help their cause.
And if you are interested in helping your staff and
volunteers understand why LinkedIn matters for your and their cause, you can
refer them to the following resources:
Susan ChavezOnline Community & Social Media Team, TechSoup Global@Susan_Chavez
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