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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentf45n76ar8hswsysdufgft4awcwveuptzTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content1f125ihfp4lf821mhmhgll3fhavh8gy0Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → Dansk) 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.em7e0l2h5bhuixscjon2lfau7o1hcztg ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Dansk) 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?d6px00c3y70kpq1kwl4mxz8y99xnlmuo 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 → Dansk) 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.w62s7lmhw21kdczhlzqzcqvzoh91wq4i The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → Dansk) 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 → Dansk) 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 Communications9crrp7eyimp45hsvsb3qs3gfyvt2b8baManaging Multiple People Doing Online Communications">Managing Multiple People Doing Online Communicationssx88dvjq2zh5dxk8dq09bm5cwb7jejkxManaging Multiple People Doing Online Communications

(English → Dansk) 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 […]

A Template for Calendaring Your Messagingo8nfehdhniy3s9hvcyrkwg4la4sx5ajjA Template for Calendaring Your Messaging">A Template for Calendaring Your Messaging7a4vknhqpvpm0prqfc6lfhsgp15d7kr5A Template for Calendaring Your Messaging

(English → Dansk) 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 […]

Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?yg56c80ddh6orkxp0v1y63ydp9ozioh7Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?z15nifmnfdy7zjp2lsg0q4n9572zmircAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → Dansk) 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.nxdc6qsgmr8xcppsjwq6geh4lods68lj When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Email Best Practice Questions on Answrp2flcasj79w0c2llnw66dpzoslw1mxi1Email Best Practice Questions on Answr">Email Best Practice Questions on Answrqnwkihear5o23ivh9bmqx8ok82a198spEmail Best Practice Questions on Answr

(English → Dansk) 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 […]

How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaborationghw9o2bsnh3ck098lzgxkmdqux39abchHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration">How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaborationpdzu7o55tidplkiijx9aq9gvqtv4k7tzHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Listszz6m3fdp0ych6pwjcvbzrwvu1y2j123r NTEN Discussz9wlo1xutnh9afshe3jra6p2roisczq2 NOSIvgye6ucrexmob75d42x6vq9m7unqqogc Riders Techw96d9feeomrgff1b5rnyw0ltxklg123n Riders Talkejfdciy1yaepkoxq7gcpxrfi5sj7uzqz Open Translation Toolskwcihw5dewibrctpkwvtupkum0rq11qb 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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