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(English → हिन्दी) 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 → हिन्दी) 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.5l3kqg2adouv9z0vhzmbvbnm4e2qspbo The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

How Do You… Find… the People You Love?">How Do You… Find… the People You Love?

(English → हिन्दी) 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 […]

How Do You Rate the People You Love?iclk67ppux4uzzjz1nl54n5f0smm6aofHow Do You Rate the People You Love?">How Do You Rate the People You Love?hfek3ba798054i8ely4yxhjwggsqs060How Do You Rate the People You Love?

(English → हिन्दी) 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 TechFinder.org, 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 […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?86ztk2zsg7kneqy62brucp473bt5a0e8Why Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?1thevcw11hdznfoukjmoqqbgo4qlud8mWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuzn2x1pb17ap062glf10nr5wkcafsqtxg 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 → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: New Hire = Unicorns & Technological Infrastructurera7fjjz02vipg9umvt4okw5gdasrsf7a 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 → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebook07scqiptp12p71jan501bgaakv2dmgsc page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebook07scqiptp12p71jan501bgaakv2dmgsc 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 → हिन्दी) 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.dcag560e6vivnigd0zkkw8xtzt7qj2ym Some of the Great Orgs […]

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(English → हिन्दी) 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.zg5vf258bm7jbzp6dd0mb8j34ycvljpa Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

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(English → हिन्दी) 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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