SSC Toolbox Social Source Commons Blog

Nonprofit Tech, Tools and Social Media

A program of Aspiration 
Aspiration 

Category Archives: Aspiration

Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirtj276gn3uyil3j65t3yqdriduiajyxls7Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt">Graphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt5dklwhshxmdlzsvk8npdzg5b44izssdoGraphic Design Toolbox: Designing the New Aspiration Shirt

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Less than two weeks into my role at Aspiration, I was granted an enormous challenge: design the 2014 Aspiration t-shirt. From this high-profile task emerged a series of challenges.z30r7j5m38gpxwve8cehu0ieqw1hk089 The first was simple: how could I support free and open software and produce the kind of visual graphics I’m used […]

Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentgtdd9akjnksouvgceq8e62djlkfzaipgTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentsycfk2zsqvl03k6idxm8k32anvcxtvjbTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Do you ever find yourself asking “What’s the point of it all?” when creating content for the vast universe of the web? Don’t let your content fizzle out. Instead, consider using engagement asks to get your audience involved in the work you’re writing about.otrrfuvy5zdz1c3bb2pn06r3e92f2frh ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages4383pgnyvm2oitl1hsharkhflhclcnd6Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesqxm1nbu4v9d7gfcsmizt0jsyqvdo9f0pDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )a94yke8v5go8fsxk0oiaprwmf28hymlz We’re getting closer to launching our webpage for nonprofit learning resources, designed for anyone concerned with using and making decisions about technology for social change. We appreciate all who shared helpful feedback on our digital page mock-ups. Now, we’ve brought these […]

Resources: How to Protect your Emailmufc7xiqrkrc247mkwbuhx0m3m3e3irfResources: How to Protect your Email">Resources: How to Protect your Emailvqig71v3fljpmogx0cm75klri1erwf9hResources: How to Protect your Email

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: With great honor, Aspiration gets to join Jack and Jamila from Palante Technology Cooperative for a session on “PGP Encryption for Our Movements” at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit on June 19-22, 2014. The AMC is a “collaborative labratory” where activists, techies, artists, and educators create and share transformative […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testingdvy465vyzef4hceiq0alcq2pxpjaz243Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing">Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testingu3nd2pxe9m8bbinq1hhrozk3ak92gmc1Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: We’ve been working on something that we’re pretty excited about—a new part of our website that gathers all of our training resources in one place. It hasn’t gone live yet, but we’d love to share our progress and get your feedback on this page mock up as we move forward! […]

The Listening Cycle, Part Ifssmgi4bh2h9l2kr0qm112d90txn4jc9The Listening Cycle, Part I">The Listening Cycle, Part I13o2xvbhzpasj6bi5xm2s0os57fqhay9The Listening Cycle, Part I

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listenhpnwjjk6egvm8ica1udq8y8ev7d0haro Image source:youtube.com91vzrqxa6kj6choizujal82x8su7p7xp 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 […]

Trust in the Cloudmie2p1dmrt5xcwwckfdhsuawhkr5wl78Trust in the Cloud">Trust in the Cloud52d1d8hdb7xgld6pousitdzsfin50whwTrust in the Cloud

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Are you considering using the Cloud at your nonprofit organization? What are some implications of the use of the Cloud for nonprofits and social justice movements?8al1u5d5ye4ieudllotzzd3hcu1p7vq6 (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)ubqh8xi65uta9qrx77m9832bs0mku88e Calling it “The Cloud” […]

Social Media Toolkit Released by Greenliningsl7rnxjl5c9kpwku2bjztmqq3ke2mwr5Social Media Toolkit Released by Greenlining">Social Media Toolkit Released by Greenliningzminexbm07kkcnah8slzsy4cwdi79kpySocial Media Toolkit Released by Greenlining

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: We admire JC and Braelan, the good folks over at the Greenlining Institute in Berkeley. Today, we want to share out their newest publication, The Art of Listening: Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits. The strategy guide is filled with social media strategies and tactics to really build a foundation for […]

Crash Course in Online Activismd8in0zakgl10u67r7lsbfray8bg1lnloCrash Course in Online Activism">Crash Course in Online Activismr8sfle9ntkb7z7hlzrwj2lo8e8k8s90aCrash Course in Online Activism

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Are you creating an online campaign with a group of young folks? Are you interested in becoming an activist?u9g625gswew5tnxx4znxylngztms5gfq If you have an important story to share online, start here!pgzhkgv7zo02tfatcy1u1n60ezrp15ng Watch the video to get a 3 minute e-Advocacy crash course, What is e-Advocacy?j3hjd8afkgcek4izu5w6x6d8zann2hhc, produced by Jennifer Dueñas from the […]

Pain, Passion, Fame, and Funtcf0r9po4zt60b2bdkieyk9o8gmcli95Pain, Passion, Fame, and Fun">Pain, Passion, Fame, and Fun28hlaejjsj3jjdt3cibrm6ubmux7vxroPain, Passion, Fame, and Fun

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Have you been thinking about how to get people to care about the information you are putting online?b3iqh0d0xk901qet1q55zg5ijx12uj5v As you begin the process to engage people in the offline or online world, you have to figure out how your messaging reaches the people you care about by tapping into what […]

Connect with SSC


RSS Feed  Twitter  Facebook

Aspiration Publications