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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contenti6gr5tpigafi91kftha5xngfmaeegx0oTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentzwnz1erg8iqo47b5mghuqegthn45xhqnTwenty 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.xpbd3sivs4bwgxv9jws681sncs8s9u3w ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pagesqluhexcftjnl8ftqk4qtw5tq6nbaugmbDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages7b18azwd38gsk3kydkeiqet4j011c0c9Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )6b75e4ue5orx4177cg32jclcq5w5oy9l 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 Testing4tt0hsor1flgfq75wd5k7t76uo4qrwvmDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing">Developing New Tech Projects, Part I: User Testing59fqoit3qdf4h1e89nxq9htovygl0dxwDeveloping 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! […]

Text Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing3ehunwrtvmf4q7ikzaaj9k4kr9097ki1Text Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing">Text Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizinghswu9d9fd69g62p41a9vv0fx0i1bjv6rText Messaging for Grassroots Community Organizing

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.rp1v9anolzh2gt7yssov29oqk4wqxoqe Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?xzl9x7vkpo6bzc15fk13hc846p359y2x 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 Practicesgq3fnidorgiu779n5s9ikhgfj2758vheTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practicesp46ion71fzs7890x271uq40jxxzii9gxTools 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.8zf08arksqsz3snikp8207kii9r2z3nx As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?ld2j365q6qv64synr6en9xbw1jzeo6c0Why Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?23qahr7oyf6dhy7dlm4ulotsewppn8kgWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabucqj2ivt98ld0ln9phppf60i4321gki9m 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 Siteh1y6ci276whgs1z108x9kvvegmcrwt63Discover Who’s Linking To Your Site">Discover Who’s Linking To Your Sitelcclaurun0rz84794wwraanv1gbsq1r1Discover Who’s Linking To Your Site

(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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