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(English → Italiano) 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 → Italiano) 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.fly7myqupty1ycfpejkoq7yxwempb2pg 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 → Italiano) 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?7hl7rrf0hapm8x1aif7lkqkr97ndtadrHow Do You Rate the People You Love?">How Do You Rate the People You Love?hdobavrdnuizszs3yd0yrv5x64hr4qvbHow Do You Rate the People You Love?

(English → Italiano) 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?vetzxj6vyi9739vk2ji3n6bnxk730jxlWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?hppedddiemkq0v3tp7zldl351e6mcr0kWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuput5ca78akmskbdfs3dkmxx3vnserwu7 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 → Italiano) View originalTranslators: New Hire = Unicorns & Technological Infrastructureondcr4s1uujcaphx0tyz9ltovi60700m 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 […]

Conversations Across Channelsoo6ya0cjcyytxce7oy9vcjw7imy5on02Conversations Across Channels">Conversations Across Channelsnec7olwh45riri5xixf16se3vy6f478iConversations Across Channels

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebookgshlz14zkn58klgqnyyqivll48kdycw5 page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebookgshlz14zkn58klgqnyyqivll48kdycw5 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 → Italiano) 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.j7x9vcm70t98r5x9t2u3ax849lf04ffd Some of the Great Orgs […]

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(English → Italiano) 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.fesrbc20ohzpev4dlq9y1fc7jl3lmxrs Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

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(English → Italiano) 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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