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(English → Afrikaans) 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.z3jr39139oejrrhwi07idn7qu5g27f3w ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Are you trying to set up a “Tweet This” link in your email newsletter but it keeps looking funny or not including all the text?fogqnvfv8kijxwm96vitewmuydsleerj Last year, Matt wrote one of Social Source Common’s most popular blog posts that details Creating “Share This on Facebook/Twitter” Links. The post includes what […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Continuing the email newsletter support that started with Why HTML Email Newsletter Editors Suck, I put together a toolbox on Social Source Commons of tools that I use at Aspiration to create our HTML email newsletters.3a732fmve5as93mddf1yy0z7x2cmq5yk The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: One of the biggest complaints we get from nonprofits as they mature in their online communications is that creating properly-functioning formatted (i.e. HTML) emails in their email blaster is a pain in the @$$. The trouble is that having regular email blasts as an organization is seen as a baseline […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: As an Americorps VISTA, I am forbidden from taking a second job while serving my year here with Aspiration. In an effort to possibly win some money or other free things, I have found myself registering with a few online survey companies. Understanding that their legitimacy and security may not […]

Managing Multiple People Doing Online Communicationsb5vn1h0ex6b2ikquadrwm3vtg2xhfsxhManaging Multiple People Doing Online Communications">Managing Multiple People Doing Online Communicationsxgqkhbpjds3lfnhke1qwuimt1efjrhifManaging Multiple People Doing Online Communications

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Social networks were not invented for ease of organizational use. Individual accounts… Attached to personal networks… New Year’s Photos seen by all… Cats and Dogs LIVING TOGETHER. Many a sticky situation has arisen from the organization using tools designed for individuals to try to get actual work done. Then trying […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: One of the best practices often overlooked by many “I’m spinning too many plates on long skinny poles” nonprofits is calendaring out the messaging your organization is going to send ahead of time. Akin to flossing, calendaring your messaging ahead of time is something that organizations think that they should […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: The first rule of email messaging as an organization is that no one reads emails. People skim emails. Making your email blasts as skimmable as possible is the best way to get your point across to the people you are trying to reach.u5m26h37hr9pingkn7gmiz2wugpkfw4z When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: There have been some great questions around email communications submitted and answered on our sister (beta) site Answr and I wanted to throw up (?) a quick blog post to highlight a few of them. Answr is a site dedicated to questions and answers around nonprofit online communications (focusing mainly […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Listsqmemn10cskawul04ecd2n58uoeurscj8 NTEN Discusstnj10amuzignnyufhunsdbo4k1wku6ze NOSIxophe1ad6ymwzu8r3ugkm0ng0pzfyjil Riders Techv35rpiaoozsbpsk1d3fzfhs5mu9gm6l7 Riders Talk6gwuy7mah3gecrertmljarn6zgr6d5sa Open Translation Toolse2qyeqwidf4z93rmpuo5gmwm6m3sd6nh Email discussion lists or listservs (name comes from a specific piece of software called LISTSERV), while increasingly overshadowed by social networks, can still be a great way for a like-minded community to carry conversations and […]

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