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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content56iui0kbpnurfrsa6uteji2s9zzpwifsTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content9hdrhc8yosmavdjjtise9xdavczr9qi8Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → Français) 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.zgan5f1uopp3jc618v95318coj48jmk9 ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesmiv7nag7zno33hftpqjlh2qkfchuyr7aDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesqtr4355uyrglj351tx14qh02j6zetzb9Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )y7aq0ecd6mxu1v6lk9r91v7myn1bcjs0 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 Testing3cradqq2pcoc9p7ob0rqiknt4i5oe3c7Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing">Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing655pu2xpozhdpaxfx79rrzxbqd5qstypDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing

(English → Français) 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 → Français) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.cawq0g5tix7brg9ynvcddisbvkd42id4 Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?5mnbrnifs1vvvx373d0y99mup6uubyk6 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 Practicesibs234dhxqpjfhzs21nhcf6pfp8drb5zTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices3mozjyjmduz2c2p06p4h2cy6017f3iqxTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(English → Français) 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.xx1taqx7w3laiq93cv45p3xlu5zbp3bc As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?bdq7j3heiczflondisa7aoxd8k3u4vr6Why Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?hifc928d948sf2faexz2qwwwxirm5uwcWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabul4ka4uvajm9jhq0peo8r7djgornqv2f6 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 Siteioohw5y2ny1nil63qqpreusk3hxfy4f7Discover Who’s Linking To Your Site">Discover Who’s Linking To Your Sitej85yjbkt7bs6r1fgb43afcyyzesejensDiscover Who’s Linking To Your Site

(English → Français) 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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