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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.06e8a2mwxvg0gt2o25poy2eavf2w0a6r 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?4dan1irnn706v3k3dt56mv7td61d9nj4How Do You Rate the People You Love?">How Do You Rate the People You Love?lkgefkblfwtv7rabo9tvy46oqj94qp91How 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?7r6b2ex9bhs11fteb0zyzrrxap4jxlwvWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?wtzpbw7apcl167jji02gf4523i9639upWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuus7l6s9mpzpxjat3zfu9c2xae8tvq2ha 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 Infrastructurek8bdx8mkivxzs9xbxgp32lh0flrlxfo7 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 → Italiano) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebookfpdk9v15rikrjtaosdqrlhcq7oadyd34 page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebookfpdk9v15rikrjtaosdqrlhcq7oadyd34 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 […]

2010 #NPDev Summit Recap62xvqemmrz46jsy3mq42o16v6mowkr5g2010 #NPDev Summit Recap">2010 #NPDev Summit Recapy89gbl0lp7jsp23b4d47dymps8x152rt2010 #NPDev Summit Recap

(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.246h0fulcitxdyvb6i49ac7e48aopgvi 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.9l3o9zp3qutx2jltn30nss3ckbedrovr 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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