September 7, 2013

Choosing and Updating Your Adoptimist Profile Photos

In this article, we’re going to discuss the importance of Adoptimist profile photos. Adoptimist was conceived and built as a visually-oriented connect service. Because they are the first step toward connecting with an expectant mother, your main photos are the most important images in your profile. Of course you will have many photos in your albums and blogs and they are all important. But, because they are so vital, we are just going to focus on the following two: Our Families photo: aka ‘Elevator Pitch’ photo, as featured on the Our Families... Read more…

May 31, 2013

What You Need To Know About Adoptimist Messaging

Adoptimist Messaging is significantly different than most other e-communications you will have with an expectant mother who is considering adoption. In this article we’ll briefly explore the reasons why Adoptimist Messaging is unique and discuss how you can start to prepare for successful communications on the website. As always, we recommend using these tips as a guide only. Your instincts and intuition should always supersede any advice that we can provide here. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the essentials you’ll want to know about... Read more…

January 5, 2013

What Does It Mean When An Expectant Mother ‘Likes’ or ‘Follows’ Your Family?

What does it mean when a registered expectant mother begins to ‘like’ or ‘follow’ your family? Simply put, one of our registered expectant mother members is interested in you and has added you to her list of families. She does this by clicking on the ‘Like This Family’ button found at the top of every family profile on the site. Whenever she logs in to her Adoptimist account, she can access this list. Each family entry contains your photo, name, profile link, a brief bio, and the date of your most recent site activity. This... Read more…

November 13, 2012

Adoptimist Statistics and Rankings Explainer

Adoptimist members don’t have to speculate about what kind of impact their profiles are making. They can quickly view our comprehensive statistics and make informed decisions based upon them. Here is a quick primer to help your family get the most out of our statistics and rankings system. About Adoptimist Rankings Profile rankings are based on a statistical comparison of all profiles in our system. The statistics upon which your ranking is based are pulled directly from Google Analytics - the most trusted source for website stats and traffic data on... Read more…

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