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(English → Español) 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.pgity84ufkjtk75ur07hqgyhlecjfh3u ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )aigll95e8esc1itnbsdelkzsee63q7yq 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 → Español) 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 → Español) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.nlwm0lqigb6k5hhdr7a8xcn4oaitm2ez Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?gx57qa3mrfdmshblp7gtt4io1f0jv1m1 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. […]

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(English → Español) 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.opliq7f7x7gb7rylaj2a3lqx70jdt7d7 As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?qgoo8ziqtb6mgfoqvyaibs56810sqx36Why Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?1ln929fgelhz7need6nupbuftdf8asf1Why Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabub4m16ryj8ytt5t9anfplx9lqjb1u1913 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 […]

Discover Who’s Linking To Your Siteqzqefmx5anj0oj41ln065h69cvpa7j6nDiscover Who’s Linking To Your Site">Discover Who’s Linking To Your Sitef7w0arae3b2f9w6b2o5l4qu7z9r2ttlyDiscover Who’s Linking To Your Site

(English → Español) 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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