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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contenttrln9gwuwofgt0m2w3y30604k7x3ghzzTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content2569s3q7kq7bv1dcu18yoblrykqzqwziTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(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.y99so4skaf1zvxrro0x2g4fug71p0r6o ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages4s0bd2p68xe60hlgmyk81r6y67k5dfz8Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages">Developing New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pageswo3xwp2jwho11jv92wv38xsl34ej6d0sDeveloping New Tech Projects, Part 2: Test Pages

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: (Check out part one of this project here! )qpioyup620h9qsyllj08r1zjccuy7gvo 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.6uhc4m8socajypj8lh5g9jsmgrnjuz3r Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?07rfdblwhyhml7wz10t0ntnobvn9mgsc 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 Practices3kj78sj2mmk96rljp3pjkurzqlhdlg5fTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practiceshxf8uqj7mowm5mb3qmow6b2viukxy9c6Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(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.i3wrtkegi9rj4o0vjvw93iiyok9c719g As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?p2pgxrdgcd1nq62iyvs9jr4k84r6ucbaWhy Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?td3dd323sit56aar22s9aoekczrq72frWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabu60smsgdacw1oyoyg7prcwwle9dob6ph3 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 Siteqgoy5yw2j5bamgqlm0iu7bohafzki8ozDiscover Who’s Linking To Your Site">Discover Who’s Linking To Your Siteur2d4a37094akkyc87icyrh0wa0nvzsgDiscover 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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