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(English → Deutsch) 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.j2wyxzzbhqumuy6ub4cslv28kq22owhy ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Deutsch) 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?q9yx7el4sabcy5cl9b1wc76ca24s560l 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 → Deutsch) 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.0jyvftuzl7max23n1n5qaqn6sldfnuxd The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) 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 […]

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(English → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) 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.uuycu43zhkp9ow7h3b83dezb4avs4rbp When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Email Best Practice Questions on Answrp4cmrtqgro2lcr29yvduu9dajp5jp8b4Email Best Practice Questions on Answr">Email Best Practice Questions on Answrw9jrz9zf0hth76cpv0m8tidtr6ucqqzcEmail Best Practice Questions on Answr

(English → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Lists2otmjd71n1vlalbz6xlp668xwsetoh3h NTEN Discussrgdj7afy992vtn5ot8hynatd1fma2ahj NOSI7etbjrfr9r9s120ylhydg9h261ea8yk6 Riders Tech0q2e9yau2vfco2coj0mytkb3j5dihfa8 Riders Talklr7tn7ed9b33hxpz4zwojp9ewsxb18pd Open Translation Tools1o5lyoeoruri7v1rv9v3upw2kx7upvth 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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