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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentp5tipq4jubtuna9cezhuaym30qtl6zmlTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentx1e4qdgdzulo6ui4beroxk67d2lfwd2kTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → Italiano) 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.tsxdqlzpa4103q0m63yqfikakrsy0roj ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → Italiano) 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?1fsycysf7r0gq2gyo6qhal7fgu1mrwij 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 → Italiano) 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.9yf7a1cbjzuf0w3g01vu6opjnugmp5po The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → Italiano) 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 Accountgq7o8vxnd8gusgm3q4g5q08qjjublt1sTips to Manage Your Online Identity Through Your Gmail Account">Tips to Manage Your Online Identity Through Your Gmail Accountzs6nv21efmpd1ewytjd681w4zyp962rvTips to Manage Your Online Identity Through Your Gmail Account

(English → Italiano) 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 Communicationsksvjqjaye38pctj9xsux14rcw3prtfg4Managing Multiple People Doing Online Communications">Managing Multiple People Doing Online Communicationszr5ctg90910whtt27gy4ngnm2isf0jtpManaging Multiple People Doing Online Communications

(English → Italiano) 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 Messaginghjs6x0e3qygs9usl4x9uzlnodrry13a8A Template for Calendaring Your Messaging">A Template for Calendaring Your Messagingo7zb5znkh9q649l1j2zqhu6738y924hhA Template for Calendaring Your Messaging

(English → Italiano) 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%?oxvn1hpcal4w95g2893srhi3vxcuuoy9Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?fbyrk4i6ymera7pv66enf43qrt4q4lfaAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → Italiano) 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.w97ikf9vxsix6th4qjarwkv0z0hd5tss When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Email Best Practice Questions on Answrvr5rcx8kzvic4jlhw1p3xuofg82nycwjEmail Best Practice Questions on Answr">Email Best Practice Questions on Answrzkjotrf7yztckntqjqp4o9zx23kqc201Email Best Practice Questions on Answr

(English → Italiano) 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 Collaboration61uvxhfqa4lh76wfzrm5nj4368lm0f5xHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration">How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaborationuoi0mfn61euti25tcutzkq2kb47uzuqjHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Listsdosd2t83wemynrsmmro2bj281n8o95hc NTEN Discussvh0v5waq63rq9ho2ozeutaefrv6w2j4o NOSIer9cphuvy9divpki7633ck9mz2l5ux9z Riders Techndlz6jm3u5j3t2fdmwppiy026rhadh4q Riders Talk55uyq4o7mbodx9ts53egiocrvyw05uq0 Open Translation Tools1cdrrx3n7ltsg27pekbw49ecco2gj3ia 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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