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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Do you ever find yourself asking “What’s the point of it all?” when creating content for the vast universe of the web? Don’t let your content fizzle out. Instead, consider using engagement asks to get your audience involved in the work you’re writing about.dmhm6uuevuey8bm635jsq3j6upqmljco ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )zzz1vfqdieaugmw42k7jwb4bzdvi4ghu We’re getting closer to launching our webpage for nonprofit learning resources, designed for anyone concerned with using and making decisions about technology for social change. We appreciate all who shared helpful feedback on our digital page mock-ups. Now, we’ve brought these […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: We’ve been working on something that we’re pretty excited about—a new part of our website that gathers all of our training resources in one place. It hasn’t gone live yet, but we’d love to share our progress and get your feedback on this page mock up as we move forward! […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.7f8r971sb4tpurjcu3vls4sfw5o2lwlj Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?qm3hdu4zqe0lscdi54yzbijp7p361h0i Short Message Service (SMS) can be an effective method for communicating and interacting with a relatively large audience of supporters in a direct and engaging way. […]

Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practicesgzrj7lvyecyotnlgcqyfypm4bwk4bibiTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practicessmq4jva7hn9i2ubmuyurcrtdwqz2ev5wTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: We spend a lot of time here at Aspiration and here on the SSC Blog talking about online communications best practices, trying to help nonprofits and social justice organizations find ways to use technology cheaper and more effectively for their missions.tg2d3cqnazscyhuif9li9bhpezl3k6g4 As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?1xv28jqommlg3iepv90kr3mvhllhrj3iWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?589h6eft38dhjmnghghkziwd3y314r6zWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabut2envo0183hauk4mocfacwtyylgqdz7x 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 → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Being the social media geek that I am, I sometimes forget not everyone knows the little tips that have become second-nature to me when I set up RSS feeds to search for social media mentions of our organization. Leading a Building a Social Media Dashboard seminar last week at the […]

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