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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: As much as we love tools here at SSC, we find that many nonprofits focus too much on them when thinking about their technology strategy and infrastructure. While tools are an important and necessary piece, it’s important that an organization focus on the more crucial piece of the technological equation: […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Continuing the email newsletter support that started with Why HTML Email Newsletter Editors Suck, I put together a toolbox on Social Source Commons of tools that I use at Aspiration to create our HTML email newsletters.vkbayowu2iun6e72dj2uh8nnraisofz9 The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Thanks to everyone who took our survey for the new TechFinder’s rating system last week! So far, people seem to look for a middle ground between an easy and a detailed rating process. More than half of our survey-takers chose the simple 1-5 or 1-100 rating scale, and half of […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Hey, I’m Caroline– I’m working with Aspiration this summer on developing the new Techfinder. In 2010, TechSoup Global and NTEN decided to retire their site, passing the data on to Aspiration with an invitation to create a next-generation version. For much of the past decade, TechFinder served as a […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuek2nfy5tp57yxumachxyylzvjhci41j8 Here at Social Source Commons we see a lot of tools. Many of them are flash-in-the-pan or sputter out fast. What’s the problem? Organizations create tools and websites that no one uses. They tend to think in terms of the features […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: New Hire = Unicorns & Technological Infrastructurepob6hflmyx499qr0kfq22c2lecwfl8k0 Aspiration recently had the pleasure of welcoming a new employee, Misty Avila! This is awesome, we love her and everyone is holding hands in the unicorn and rainbow fields. Flash to the next day when Matt has to ramp her up to Aspiration’s […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebook43amk755j9xcybqmfjc1owk4cv0k2gcw page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebook43amk755j9xcybqmfjc1owk4cv0k2gcw comment threads and stick them into blog posts. The replies were varied and I encourage you to take a look at this screenshot of the […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: This past Wednesday wrapped up the 2010 Nonprofit Software Development Summit in Oakland, CA and, let me tell you, it was a pretty sweet time. There were a lot of amazing people, projects and energy that came together and truly made it a community event.f325azw086il299jklwo85tn7bgyi7yo Some of the Great Orgs […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Aspiration recently did a training at the UC Berkeley Labor Center around online communications and I presented our Publishing Matrix as a way for these organizations to get a handle around the organizational processes/policies surrounding the myriad online channels that are out there.295g0jzqhwnaueuon31abhin1g59sfsk Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

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(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Have you heard of Aspiration‘s Nonprofit Software Development Summit? It is THE place to connect with other people just like you who care about software and technology in the nonprofit sector. Let me emphasize that. Connect. With PEOPLE. This is not the place to sit down in a room and […]

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