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The Cycle of Listening, Part II

The listening cycle series has been co-written by Dirk Slater from Fabriders. Dirk has two decades of experience supporting social justice movements and is a nice guy to boot. You can find him on Twitter @fabrider. You can also find the version of this article on the Fabriders site here. As we outlined in Part [...]

The Listening Cycle, Part I

Beyonce wants you to listen Image source:youtube.com The listening cycle has been co-written by Dirk Slater from Fabriders. Dirk has two decades of experience supporting social justice movements and is a nice guy to boot. You can find him on Twitter @fabrider. You can also find the version of this article on the Fabriders site [...]

Embarking on a Quest for a Tech Solution

Embarking on a quest can be daunting. Embarking on a quest for a new technology project is especially so. On trips and quests in life, we often start by finding a map or connecting with someone else who has been down that road.                How to Write a Nonprofit                Request for Proposals (RFP) Unfortunately, for nonprofit [...]

Making a ‘Tweet This’ Button with # and @

Are you trying to set up a “Tweet This” link in your email newsletter but it keeps looking funny or not including all the text? Last year, Matt wrote one of Social Source Common’s most popular blog posts that details Creating “Share This on Facebook/Twitter” Links. The post includes what code is needed to create [...]

Online Accounts Inventory: When Storing It in Your Head No Longer Works

When I moved recently, I realized just how many companies and agencies there were that I needed to stay in contact with. I needed to contact them to update my information and I had little to use to figure out who those companies and agencies were. I started the process of updating my contact information [...]

Tips to Manage Your Online Identity Through Your Gmail Account

As an Americorps VISTA, I am forbidden from taking a second job while serving my year here with Aspiration. In an effort to possibly win some money or other free things, I have found myself registering with a few online survey companies. Understanding that their legitimacy and security may not be utmost and weary of [...]

Breakups are Hard: Departing Staff and Tech Security

Photo courtesy of zebedee.zebedee Ending any relationship is hard. Creating a standard set of processes can ease the pain of the schism. When a marriage ends, there are legal filings, transfer and division of property and the surrendering of keys and changing of locks to ensure security. When an employee leaves your organization, similar processes [...]

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