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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentkopq9e14kch9bskku5z3jft4z2szzqw9Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contenttkaca1dhqwrmcctdblsg8kfseylvroebTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → 中文) 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.6kyokpp4ar2tf335s87ne12nj01c1fyx ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

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(English → 中文) 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?uh2ljkqxtgrpxx49gh0urw1xkmnrnlh8 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 → 中文) 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.fomj375al4v4ojppyj059qptgsjl1dk6 The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → 中文) 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 → 中文) 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 → 中文) 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 Messaginge0eqd8r6vw4976tbjjjs10cnmfofpwvtA Template for Calendaring Your Messaging">A Template for Calendaring Your Messaging5ehuvd311yel88jlzybn7nfaibyshsucA Template for Calendaring Your Messaging

(English → 中文) 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%?kxni5ebuybjar5zxcsznhj3bwjommv1xAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?gwea8baearshemqrmf2ukch1jx8asyvzAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → 中文) 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.kl2dccg4hfgrp2lz0v4knezeit3c6cqh When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Email Best Practice Questions on Answr8mro0wkb8ni9amcdfgohuog3z8z5ff4eEmail Best Practice Questions on Answr">Email Best Practice Questions on Answr9oq55363s09a0llq0u3ivp5hw5cm0pc0Email Best Practice Questions on Answr

(English → 中文) 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 Collaborationtolytbgxwn1xm44i2yy6q0wxagqm0lkkHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration">How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaborationfhyd9nm3drufkqu9p5fohgofebqpvtn1How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Lists57qthzrv5p0v6j9n6w81ch0mdbl9sq0n NTEN Discussnhya23b0xennarn27lfbu8ub30ihk44x NOSIor7r46d4pkrwwzji8s42dzohs7f8ciqq Riders Tech1g8k5haksuwbxreegrizg1p28e258ph0 Riders Talkkqz2q3u72jj310auizqshcksh5jxk55v Open Translation Toolsl0pjsoebcqov6poakogjz3whpcz6v0r6 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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