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(English → 中文) 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 → 中文) 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.s8lqlojamkt0cl3uyqq13ygakowvn8w5 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 → 中文) 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?v9fn0tbaicquzxzjmnxnrzp09hbnxw9jHow Do You Rate the People You Love?">How Do You Rate the People You Love?9rpxm8auvti14x8veb1udtlsxdwumi5mHow Do You Rate the People You Love?

(English → 中文) 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?5coeeboeickpk4ojzwpdw3jx3my9isrdWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?q51bu5vjghuqz8x943pv5ibx7zytviucWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabu4ddadcf0b5ohmaizo7f146di0mkabca5 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 […]

Ramping up a New Hire with Our Nonprofit Techz00hu6iyoor85ipau8662hufahe58l9yRamping up a New Hire with Our Nonprofit Tech">Ramping up a New Hire with Our Nonprofit Techwzs9x2z0j51fa0y4meav6b8pyehtf7n1Ramping up a New Hire with Our Nonprofit Tech

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: New Hire = Unicorns & Technological Infrastructurec10w0477gja1vm217yfcr37ocyepelxh 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 Channelso2jifgnxmvr94ujzqt8gp03wybnx9v9oConversations Across Channels">Conversations Across Channelsadfxdbu22hjs1yaqdiphggdwk6ni4lv5Conversations Across Channels

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebookiri47r5ljioy2ibsra3k40vvkl22lltt page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebookiri47r5ljioy2ibsra3k40vvkl22lltt 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 Recapxmol82aopv1s47z77ogare3dq8utbohz2010 #NPDev Summit Recap">2010 #NPDev Summit Recapt3yvbyr8jctz97qjgc2gdqg5emwhh9c02010 #NPDev Summit Recap

(English → 中文) 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.gz417acmxd7gk1q409tuyg2i6wbckodr Some of the Great Orgs […]

Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channelssb9x53w1w1nnvzp70ojggc43qvxjiqn1Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channels">Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channels18c1oq8e23fiwjyiy3cb5zp8m98ft5nlWalking Through Organizing Your Online Channels

(English → 中文) 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.oibjwr71wx88e6be5rlhekkn57rhuqz8 Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

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(English → 中文) 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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