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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentd3dtkg0957crzin3ipdctscsuro4nz2rTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content4zgelkbmt84m02wwz4o7hxxf8nzixw2sTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → हिन्दी) 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.qkpo11602w7efbqj20a2eb7lpurnpie6 ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagespzpecrbuczqwnawse2h0arapdi0dh7qwDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages8xsm10y6jf22pmmv8bq6bew7wac7p7soDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )2hnc5tpiegg2dplukdo3lp2365qh6lry 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 Testingpxgeqkju9l188a5oexwp4bmbypvwgfbvDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing">Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testingycj087d6xmb3aufgdcp2sy7yc3oa8vuxDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing

(English → हिन्दी) 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 → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.pju140f8qo4ru905n52bnxcn1ewcgukw Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?ynoo217g5jrc93vi2w5xttl483rzzwgn 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 Practicesoa1n6xx5acgfesisfzvcc8sqetsr30khTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practicesiw08i7udv59a5hqgeprorazzz4qp5wedTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(English → हिन्दी) 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.qqg2tc3ukpemkk22bynylbza9woagc8x As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?3iffutpd6c87alvqvlufxi2ks6a92ptvWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?j8mnqw9ty21d5rmy611lq9jy40ii191aWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuyp337tzejqa0uhyaprfmpj6frdxwvk7j 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 → हिन्दी) 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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