5 tips for charities using LinkedIn » Charity Digital News

5 tips for charities using LinkedIn


LinkedIn isn’t just for jobseekers; it’s also a great tool for charities looking to grow their communities.

In a recent article for the Guardian Voluntary Sector network, Darain Faraz from LinkedIn shares his top tips for charities using the social networking site.

1. Make your charity’s page look good. Use your logo, decent images and a good description of what you stand for.

2. Use it to find volunteers. Advertise vacancies on your profile.

3. Launch or join a group. This is a great way to network in your area of specialism and share best practices.

4. Test out APIs.

5. Find board members. Use LinkedIn’s advanced search tool to identify professionals who have the industry and functional expertise that the charity seeks.

Click here for the full article.

Related reading

A graphic advertising eBay for Charity, powered by PayPal Giving Fund. It reads 'Get picked' with a picture of five apples in a row, one red in the middle and two green on each side. Underneath it the tagline reads 'Grow your donations on eBay'.