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➛ Community Guidelines  - 
 
10 Ways to Share a Post with Gusto within the +Social Media 4 Good Community on Google+

To improve the sharing quality of your content within any Google+ Community, please consider these tips to ensure that your post achieves its intended longevity.

1. Complete Your Profile: I know it's fundamental, but plussers prefer to engage with real people and pages. Not a blue head. Take the time to fill in your profile details. After all, this is a networking community too.

2. Relevance Is Important: Carefully consider if your post is relevant to the Community. Sharing off-topic posts unrelated to the nature of the community will surely get your post removed. Repeat offenses will most likely get you banned.

3. Use Google+ Formatting: You can bold your magnetic post title and italicize any areas of emphasis as you write 2 to 4 sentences about your post. https://support.google.com/plus/answer/1053549?hl=en

4. Provide a Brief Narrative: Explain the nature of your link and what people can expect to find when they click. Your post should stimulate dialog and interaction within the Community.

5. Categorize Your Post: Be sure to share your post within the appropriate sub-category to help keep the Community organized. It makes it easier for new and existing members to find the information they need.

6. Credit Your Sources: When sharing other people's content, give credit where it is due by +mentioning the creator or h/t the +person or +page who you originally discovered it through. It's only right.

7. Use Full URLs: Refrain from using link shortening services to maintain the authenticity of what you are sharing. In most cases, this allows members to determine if your link is true and correct to the post description.

8. Be Responsive: Check your notification settings to ensure that you will receive an alert upon engagement from the posts you share. When people engage your content, it's important to answer any questions, provide additional reference, or simply say 'Thank you'.

9. Use Hashtags: Google+ does a pretty good job of establishing hashtags for your post, depending on your settings. Feel free to use a couple of hashtag related to your content at the very bottom of your post.

10. Be An Amazing Social Citizen: Engage with other members by plussing, sharing, and commenting on their content. This will increase your likelihood to connect with new plussers, establish yourself as a SME, and cause reciprocity upon your posts.

I recently wrote a journey article on Google+ for Your Nonprofit Marketing Mix: Profile, Page, & Community which applies to anyone across this vibrant social platform. Feel free to check it out for additional insights.

I hope you found this post informative and inspiring. Did I miss anything? Which points stand out for you the most?

http://sm4goodness.wordpress.com/2014/02/12/google-for-your-nonprofit-marketing-mix-profile-page-community/
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Organizations have been reluctant to embrace Google+ as part of their nonprofit marketing mix and for good reason. While many people still consider it a ghost town, others hold the wishy-washy stat...
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Thanks for reading and sharing +Elizabeth Telson. I appreciate you!
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Gabriel Reynoso
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➛ Do Gooders Circle  - 
 
Bayer, it's time to have THAT talk about the birds and the bees.

Retweet this: https://twitter.com/SocialGabe/status/636149145175261188

I wish it were that talk where I help you understand courtship through a series of metaphorical examples which you can connect and relate to through natural observation.

Instead, it's the story of how #neonicotinoids are killing the birds and the bees. For the sake of our planet, remove your bee and bird-harming toxin from the market. We know that you will stop at nothing to lobby governments all over the world to block restrictions on the use of your pesticide. We're also aware that you are funding a misinformation campaign to sow doubt about the science.

Your propaganda will not stop us from divesting in your stock, buying your products, and bringing this fight to your corporate doorsteps.

GLOBAL CITIZENS UNITE! Take action. Sign the petition via +SumOfUs ✒ http://j.mp/1NRoQtd #SaveTheBees   #SaveTheBirds
Birds are dying off in regions with high quantities of bee-killing pesticides.
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Lydia Leimbach

➛ Do Gooders Circle  - 
 
HI- I am looking for inspirational videos about volunteerism to use during a grade 6-12 school-wide volunteer event called Day of Caring. I'd like to use the videos both to get kids interested prior to our event and to provide some discussion points after the event.
What do you recommend? 
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Thanks so much! 
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Dawid Martynowski

➛ Facebook Support  - 
 
#bigdata‬   Total Free. Enjoy! Global Social Facts - know the hottest data on Facebook. Fun facts about Facebook around the world, as well as more detailed information about your own Facebook page, such as the quality of your reach or your engagement. 
Fun facts about Facebook around the world, as well as more detailed information about your own Facebook page, such as the quality of your reach or your engagement.
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Ronald Shane Flynn

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10 Ways to Give Back to Your Community

"Donating money to local charities isn't the only way you can give back to your local community. Here are 10 different ways to help giveback."

Successful small businesses need the support of their local communities. By learning to make the most of this local advantage, an entrepreneur can compete with even the largest companies in the same industry.

Because an SMB's success is often so closely tied into the local community, it's important to also remain an active participant. As a busy small business owner, however, it can be challenging to squeeze another minute into your hectic day.

It's important to make the most of every opportunity, boosting your community involvement while finding ways to motivate your employees and network with other professionals in the community to give back a little.

Looking for ways to get started? Here are ten great ways a small business can give back to the local community.

Promote Local Businesses
One of the best ways to support your community is to help out other businesses in the area. Buy local as often possible and set aside an area of your website to link to your favorite local companies. Cross networking with non-competing companies with similar markets helps you reach more people and help out other local business owners just like you--a win-win!

Participate in Holiday Food Drives
During the holidays, many businesses encourage employees to bring in unopened non-perishable canned and boxed foods that can be donated to local food banks. This is a fantastic way to help you community, and it requires very little additional tie. You'll only have to set aside a half hour or so just before Christmas to transport the items.

Sponsor a Youth Sports Team
Chances are someone on your staff has a child on a youth sports team. By finding a local team to sponsor, you'll be able to help with the funds it needs and get publicity in exchange for your support. This is a simple way to help out with very minimal time investment.

Set Up a Collection Jar
This is a way to support your community with no time commitment. Simply choose a charity that is important to your team and collect money in a high-traffic area inside your business.

This is a great way that I have seen children be able to participate in their own way. You can teach them important values that will last with them for all time.

Hold a Contest
You can support your community while also encouraging your employees to have fun by holding a contest. Each employee chooses a local charity and instead of prizes, money goes to the charities chosen by the winners.

This was one of the most successful ways that I've been able to help some of the local charities around my business. Popular TV shows like the Apprentice and other shows have done this as well to help out charity organizations.

Sponsor an Event
Sponsoring a participant in a local marathon can be a great way to show support, especially if you can support your own employees who are participating in such events.

Adopt a Brick
Occasionally new civic buildings will offer local residents the option of purchasing a brick or stone, either on a walkway or building. Such a purchase gives you the opportunity to contribute to progress while also enjoying a little publicity.

Build a House
Organizations like Habitat for Humanity offer businesses the opportunity to participate in construction projects that benefit disadvantaged residents. The best thing about this type of volunteerism is that many builds are done on weekends.

Offer Your Skills
As a leader in your industry, you likely have an area of expertise that's of value to others. Consider teaching classes on entrepreneurship to local residents or offer to teach a specialized skill that could be of value to those who have been out of the workforce for a while.

I personally help with the Open to Hope foundation on a daily basis. This has brought me some of the biggest personal wins. Helping be apart of something that's bigger than yourself will deliver happiness in your life.

Encourage Employee Volunteerism
Many businesses are now encouraging employees to volunteer by offering paid time off for volunteering. A business can show its support for the community by giving employees a specific amount of time each month, quarter, or year for volunteer work, which boosts morale while also increasing a business's community involvement.

Some of the biggest corporations on the planet allow a specific number of hours each year that are allotted to a company to volunteer at a charity of their choice.

As a vital part of your community, it's important to regularly show support for the residents and businesses who support you. By researching various ways you can participate in local events and organizations, you will be able to come up with your own unique way of giving back to your local community.

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Great tips mentioned to help give back to your community! 
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Gabriel Reynoso
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➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
The Only Content Marketing Cheat Sheet You Need

Retweet this:
https://twitter.com/SM_4Good/status/609351789083648001

Creating an affinity to your brand and mission is no easy feat. It takes time and a dedication to all the facets of building true loyalists.

The key to success starts with creating high-quality content that new and existing contacts will share with their own following.

Understanding your audience will help you determine how you will add value and structure your path towards creating useful and meaningful content in the various formats that they love.

What are some of your favorite formats?

Full post: http://j.mp/1Hzg7vw via +Likeable Media
#contentmarketingtips   #infographic
By Jo Hague What Is Content Marketing? Simply put, it is the creation and sharing of content to acquire and keep your customers. However, if you really want your potential and current customers to act and drive profits, your content needs to be valuable and relevant to your audience. Your content marketing technique should aim to build brand loyalty and place you as a thought-leader in your space. The cheat sheet below shares ...
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There are so many choices, that I can change with my moods!!
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Mark Hewitt

➛ LinkedIn Support  - 
 
97% of Fortune 500 companies have a corporate presence on LinkedIn, the highest adoption rate of any social media platform. (UMass Dartmouth) 
Wikipedia defines public relations (PR) as, “the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an organization (such as a business, government agency, or a nonprofit organization) and the public.”As the use of social media in corporate America becomes mainstream, the job of the public relations professional has transformed to incorporate this important tool into the strategic arsenal. Below are a few of the ways in which...
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Great insights mentioned in the article, also very rightly said in the post PR is all about communicating and transparent regardless of the channel chosen! 
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SocialPilot

➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
SocialPilot is taking care of Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin social media platforms, while Zapier allows easy automation from over 250+ of popular web application that can be automatically published through SocialPilot. 
Increase your #social  reach..
Yes, you are reading it right. Today we are proud to announce the integration of SocialPilot with Zapier to offer additional facilities for our users. With the help of this integration, you can use your Zaps with all connected SocialPilot accounts to reach maximum target audiences in less time. A
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Welcome +Gabriel Reynoso appreciate it !!.
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Edward Sklar

➛ Daily Inspiration  - 
 
Do you know of a Nonprofit seeking Donations?
REBSEA Real Estate agent members are providing No Fee Donations to Nonprofit organizations in their community
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Digital Insights

➛ Facebook Support  - 
 
Are you a nonprofit organisation looking to use Facebook for your online marketing? Then, this is the post for you! In this article they've mentioned 4 efficient and effective ways to engage with your donors & volunteers on this platform and also gain new ones.

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Wondering how to use Facebook for nonprofits? This post will help! Here are 4 ways to use your organization's FB page to get new supporters & donations.
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Jeff Stephens (CrazyDadLife)

➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
If you are like me, attending conferences can be hit or miss. As much as I'd like to attend, sometimes life gets in the way. Whether it's lack of money or lack of time, there are times when you just can't go.

But, should that prevent you from gaining value? No.

Check out this week's podcast episode/blog post and discover how you can still enjoy a conference even if you aren't there in person.
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About this community

Welcome to the Social Media 4 Good Community IMPORTANT MESSAGE ✰✰✰✰✰ Welcome - Pick Topic ↓↓↓ = Community Intros Only ✰✰✰✰✰ Please Review Posting Guidelines ✰✰✰✰✰ Our mission is to promote the digital communications of registered nonprofit organizations, global foundations, and philanthropic endeavors to support humanitarian relief, cause social impact, increase quality of life, and improve the human condition worldwide. The social web is a powerful tool, uniting an extraordinary group of Social Media Angels from the planet Earth. We deliver universal goodness via volunteerism, cause marketing, SMM, IM, online fundraising, SEO, NPTech, analytics, and a nice dose of daily inspiration. ☺ We encourage everyone to share great content and interact with existing posts. Please read the Community Guidelines to learn more about our general code of conduct. All spam, ads, link-litter, and questionable ad-laden destination page URLs will be promptly removed and the user banned and reported.
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Digital Insights

➛ Facebook Support  - 
 
Facebook is really upping its usage for businesses by rolling out this "Donate Now" Button for non-profits. It has definitely become a valuable tools to push their supporters to an external site.

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Digital Insights

➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
Are you a non-profit organisation going to take the social plunge? Then you must take a look at all the rich data mentioned in this article, which shows you where your other contemporaries are spending time on the social arena. Hence, giving you a rough idea.

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Look at new data that reveals how nonprofits are using social media for marketing.
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Digital Insights

➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
Like most businesses, Non-profits tend to look at social media as a golden egg to connect with their supporters. But it is vital to have an amazing strategy to win in this social sphere, thus mentioned in this article are amazing tips and free tools to help you make a right footing.

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A look at the strategies, tips, and tools to help non-profits excel with social media marketing.
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Abbe Sparks Media Group`

➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
Social video will quickly become an important new tool that every marketing communications professional should be aware of.   http://rfpalooza.com/live-video-streaming-via-social-media-5-apps-know/
Social video live mobile streaming is the current and most likely future darling in the social media fray as evident by the recent crop up of new social video mobile apps and live streaming partnerships – the most recent being June 9th’s Huffington Post announcement of its partnership with Broadband TV. All indicators are pointing […]
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With the explosion of video content, live-streaming has become a rage as well. 
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iATS Payments

➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
The benefits of social media for your nonprofit outweigh any drawbacks. Watch our video to find out how a presence on social media can benefit your organization! http://bit.ly/1CJDdd8
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Digital Insights

➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
We are almost halfway through 2015, and at this time brands are concentrating in high gear to get closer to their preset goals. But, for your non-profit organisation to build a successful social presence, they need to include a 3 step process to your strategy which is mentioned in this article. Time to adapt and implement!

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The brand new year is already two weeks old and your daily efforts to build your nonprofit fundraising audience via social media have resumed in earnest. Before we get too far into 2015 have you ta...
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2015 is a year to save children from suffering and humiliation (Develop and Strengthen Child Protection Policy)
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Mark Hewitt

➛ Social Media Strategy  - 
 
Millennials reported that user-generated content (UGC) is 20% more influential on their purchase decisions than other media. 
Organizations are having their Social Moment and realizing that the reach, engagement and influence of their employees is crucial to the future success of the organization, not simply the social business strategy.Discovering social value in employee relationships requires an investment in the skills, knowledge and understanding of the employees. The investment must also be authentic, transparent and personal with no expectation of reciprocity.Som...
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Great insights mentioned in the article! 
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Anne Marie Robinson

➛ Twitter Support  - 
 
URL shorteners don't save space on #Twitter. Yet another myth busted!

Thx to +Adrian Jock
 
Twitter Myth: URL Shorteners Save Space - Busted!

A shorter URL has fewer characters than a longer one. So it makes sense to say that URL shorteners save space. But is that true when we move from theory to practice?

http://www.adrianjock.com/twitter-myth-url-shorteners/

#TwitterTips   #TwitterMarketing
Social media myth: one of the reasons to shorten a URL is to avoid exceeding Twitter's 140 character limit. Busted!
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Ashleigh Marie Lifestyle Vlog

➛ Fundraising Support  - 
 
Hey Everyone! I'm a lifestyle vlogger and mom who needs your help! 

I have been battling Multiple Sclerosis since 2013 and my form of MS is aggressive. I was made wheelchair dependent June of 2014... but, I didn't let MS stop me.My family needs you help to win an accessible van. You are able to vote once per day until May 31st. Please share and vote! #fightms   #MSAwareness 
Everyone has a story to tell. Help us spread the word of National Mobility Awareness Month and the opportunity for Local Heroes to win a Free 2015 wheelchair accessible vehicle.
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Okay! Thank you very much, +Gabriel Reynoso .
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