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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.cd4nl3ancb2l0acjnr2v648a8xjk0ki2 ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages34grass0lkdl6o04mjb1xhf6pl5kiyrbDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages4ljyyiecri79qzp7ha37g415qdhwqxtlDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )byau6vrlnlhlartd3sa72wjqgobkfx2g 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.zjg3wvzqhppf7qsr16rbyenr4jo6w82m Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?ae7o42ucsbw0u74zz6xdboithnne56r6 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 Practicestwpqqfrp6cjbkzbedum3jyy4tsdbjz43Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices507a1p5x9munaojkujifwz4uelarlbggTools 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.uj4xbayfdnkth4y18nvhm9mbovpk1k9m As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?khx4figf6adfmm0755siljryqy7fpwdzWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?nsb1du425wnx188g9c9ibg1gcb7h24ygWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabujoqlbnitonl9igfq5qar5pc61r8dh1yq 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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