I believe LinkedIn is an effective tool and perhaps the most valuable social network for nonprofits. It’s essentially an online contact network that you can manage yourself, and over time you can build a great repository of information with valuable connections.
Here are five ways to get the most out of this social network.
1. Get linked to your established network. This means your board members, your donors, volunteers, staff members—anyone associated with your organization. Don’t get tripped up by the “how do you know this person?” question that LinkedIn allows users to ask before you can connect with them. This simply provides context for the person you’re connecting with, which can be a good thing.
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