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(English → 中文) 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.s80fg22n2w6djusieiid0y78pdjrl3w4 ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )f09q40jnzehv5jg58lma7nn98hv8syax 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 → 中文) 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 → 中文) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.k12jiyaywwnjyukczdk2ze4uh6vgv0e5 Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?ig0sbfsrextf6se38mjyavrjma5y1nz9 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 → 中文) 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.dk56rnmt3wo86fi0t4f2nlhf0p2zsviv As part of that effort, I put together some […]

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(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabu6cdb5kpmfccc8etop6c0k3ex4d18vjjr 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 Siteva7ninx33x1wdjgj9bty962iqcar649sDiscover Who’s Linking To Your Site">Discover Who’s Linking To Your Sitewc6mnuiunasfmipxu8pzao9w695qaejxDiscover Who’s Linking To Your Site

(English → 中文) 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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