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(English → Deutsch) 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.xc6tfaycoasruigr1yemley3x28j05wn ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )y83n5lucbnttrdg1cc7kcabazp6apvbd 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 […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testingpi8ywsnctyr2lx6x7gd9x0mkurk47pcmDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing">Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testingstmddnu0a22kijx6cmdsnyfkyml62xglDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing

(English → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.fhgrfipntalg44tczqevlbixexoqlrmr Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?o3avdjzdomq1ig6pwyhg869ck3iukryy 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 Practicesod7ls3v2ycmlp1f6tojvf198g30ond21Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practicesiz6nlvsa0mexf85tbvw7a2xy1ewm67eeTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(English → Deutsch) 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.7zokeby729p45ag5tbebouldp3oev0ct As part of that effort, I put together some […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabur904ugmmbu7116a25nhlltiqgn5m2zbj 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 → Deutsch) 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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