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Monthly Archives: December, 2008

Nonprofit Software Searching Frustration

Searching for a software tool can sometimes be the hardest part about getting a specific task done. As a nonprofit, tight budgets, multi-tasking and limited time make it so that when you want to find a new software tool, you just want to find something that works right then. But, no, my nonprofit friend. This […]

It’s Twitter Time

With all of our talk about Twitter, we’ve decided to join the 21st century and start up a little feed for ourselves. You can now follow Social Source Commons at All you have to do is click “Follow” and you can get up-to-the-minute updates from everyone’s favorite nonprofit tools resource. Also, be sure to […]

Don’t Mind the Dust…

Hi everyone, we’re going to be tweaking the template here at the Social Source Commons Blog so don’t worry if things start looking a little funky today. We should be all hunky dorey by this afternoon! Thanks! -Matt (Your SSC Community Manager and sometimes Template Editor)

Concrete 5

Concrete 5 Website Baker Jaws Concrete 5 is a relatively new open source Content Management System designed for easy website development. While Drupal, Joomla and Plone are familiar names to many in nonprofit tech, Concrete 5 may sound like a Mystery Science Theater 3000 movie. The trouble is I haven’t heard much about it, but […]

Green Nonprofit Technology

A couple of weeks ago, Aspiration (SSC’s mama organization) held the 2008 Nonprofit Software Development Summit which basically brought over a hundred nonprofit techie geeks together in Oakland, CA to hash out the current state of affairs with regard to, you guessed it, nonprofit software development. So many people and organizations were represented, I really […]

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