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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contento07bb1b7hwetis8pnohlarlqbefklon0Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentzmpvnb8fk78nr0gv4wdxobsze8v1o2ieTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → हिन्दी) 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.nwcdgkfdiwdmtq9xy8adh8jpk7do18ef ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → हिन्दी) 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?i8rv2nur0crr85rkiphc8d2d4ygakuts 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 → हिन्दी) 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.ydohfxsxsc6aw7wlmgm84c5ik7wfqkqe The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → हिन्दी) 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 […]

Tips to Manage Your Online Identity Through Your Gmail Accountbn23fjyw9h4mqhw7fl7xqhj3524s9w4aTips to Manage Your Online Identity Through Your Gmail Account">Tips to Manage Your Online Identity Through Your Gmail Accountp4cd0fwg4xvauh516qs3bbxuayogxzgcTips to Manage Your Online Identity Through Your Gmail Account

(English → हिन्दी) 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 Communicationsq95akyq8dmdq8zesdpxg84flpk6poiy4Managing Multiple People Doing Online Communications">Managing Multiple People Doing Online Communicationsckj81txecr6ro45kjxxzi2qmcy7t3al5Managing Multiple People Doing Online Communications

(English → हिन्दी) 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 Messaging2uf30goz0tn7lzs36gdriqxynehujebbA Template for Calendaring Your Messaging">A Template for Calendaring Your Messagingo6tjhsvmzyyqjljct5ca9oqgs9hxxnebA Template for Calendaring Your Messaging

(English → हिन्दी) 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%?6gl2z4m7wj1xvsswgv9cwb2tjfdzkxzgAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?i3k4bfjyzuus4iilylnoadr2nrty4sucAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → हिन्दी) 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.ghceo15dvmoe8o0yejmq7acgejalj7ep When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Email Best Practice Questions on Answrx53ljcccfdc6ldkmr9if3g9qsdf0kat7Email Best Practice Questions on Answr">Email Best Practice Questions on Answrg82260glhr37bubic6fh4hy47tbi5klcEmail Best Practice Questions on Answr

(English → हिन्दी) 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 Collaborationo5twxrs3l5lwxfukc8d2tfdfhbhq3agiHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration">How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaborationkm36iorny3dlkf3e4ehreq9onpkeawclHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Lists0ps3ucobq8gdn9akfshgy1qp80g6hz97 NTEN Discussg48unt6488mac6mc61yd80vvd376mmbs NOSIccrn5432uir8vgi8x0dtclfybbwn1vl3 Riders Techxcwljv720gxy7cd1ihmj2qdq7gxy26jq Riders Talkgnn24gspa528tk9hk7cbli7gx6w7w362 Open Translation Toolszfvko2ut2to0fs4flwkl3rj5nvbx6ytv 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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