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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: This post updated April 27th, 2012y1dlqfa5jevignf3gpbf2ckdqgsqyikm At Aspiration, we often talk to organizations with questions about whether to set up a Profilekmauw8k4ac03f9hecqqhjvqrt2fpkphu, Groupqaygm7t2j4rgqnrt8uguh2o90hlhj6mz, or Page7zph139g9gmp4fvd759lztuktsnrrs0p on Facebook for their organization. I wanted to walk through some of the differences between these to help guide your Facebook set up.0lujdlve2rmj7loyjl7y2dqr5c46irs8 Define Your […]

Creating “Share This on Facebook/Twitter” Links">Creating “Share This on Facebook/Twitter” Links

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Recently, someone asked me how to put together a link in HTML that, when clicked, took the clicker to their Twitter page with a tweet already filled in. She basically wanted an easy way to let people share her newsletter. I was putting this little color-coded guide together for her […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Your Favorite Blog Comment Search Service is Gones2ukz36ze4qcu1zdop8e1xmtt011kkj3 Backtype, everyone’s favorite blog comment search engine is no longer a blog comment search engine. This is terrible news for those of us who construct our own social media dashboards by pulling in search RSS feeds. There isn’t an alternative free service […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Recently, being a geek about Newsletter templates and HTML, I found myself voluntarily clicking on a link to vote for the best of a user-generated collection of email templates at Vertical Response. Excitement to participate soon disolved to other-worldly rage when I realized that the only way to vote was […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: With all of this talk about channels, focuses (foci) and conversation, the elephant in the room is the Social Source Commons Facebook page. Kind of the Jan Brady compared to the Marcia that is the Aspiration Facebook page, our SSC Facebook page just doesn’t get much play. While the Aspiration […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebookssbda4g6uln98a7yuppwp9yryb38m0h5 page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebookssbda4g6uln98a7yuppwp9yryb38m0h5 comment threads and stick them into blog posts. The replies were varied and I encourage you to take a look at this screenshot of the […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: FeatureComparisonsh0g1a0jz8m07hfysp1kmh0cd7uft8vqg Followingv333tdyzyh7stkrw7vb627t0rv1l9rrv Character Limits6gu622b39lwuxk45nwhryhol4h1u18hx @ Functionality74pe67wsovl9d4xsyx15gvfdx1xfgtxe Streams5jn5howl6e9o3ksk8602rc2j267g4yi0 Additional Contentw6iry76bk9w9iw5f4x3ox8bh9uk3mhd8 Searcheswg8risqguyjj4m1comtxyz66hkicfwi2 Conversationsdv60baqrcg7fukd4gvsu8ybv369u31l6 Forwarding Contentqkqtulnoxqudvt906c7rt0uf1dxsgqcx Idealware recently introduced a great tool for nonprofits thinking about using Twitterm6i1ap7o2r6r9nt5vwjn775djux4lbhxno6lue0iyztvcwlv6399j7h8xq4mkgax8504nntmzrup0kgiyvu23vkird0gimthcnamll80lemjwol1ukcgn1d6iess2335rkur4us3qatvflq2ycd9qu2bj81zvk6dkuc7uv78tcxkxzzi9iyzlm99sr779g3kg9bkcavdin2cwrqoqyd80xszvn4eud01pl2r9wvbjjq9a3ztvnho0jj3phqsi41x and Facebooky45b59slz52t3hjw9007f10wxyyuqjaeezdxw2vf935dotsddvwqphhyxhwdh2lmkrh6zxqv2151rro6g38fhwaruoyf3hndgy61jxf510fkuabayqugeh5o49scxto4nf8srsap8u6pvgxmhvtlctdotz30pdu3655crd0xcv61cgtequcf51vuy6c9w3isg98asfggkj0svmut2l96bw3jf6rw2st9osrinhf9a8iymr7i6m5ubrig1bxjg59u for organizational communications. The tool is a great introduction to some of the differences between the two services and where they may be […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Aspiration just got back from Barcelona, Spain working with Mozilla to put on the 2010 Drumbeat Festival around the intersection between Open Education and the web. It was a blast filled with people from around the world, Serrano ham and a lot (possibly too much) Spanish espresso. One of the […]

Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channelshlcj34fzkd62vhatx6zqi77e8i0f80wfWalking Through Organizing Your Online Channels">Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channels8d1vnsawd00k7ehbmy4p6go4q89nn4plWalking Through Organizing Your Online Channels

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Aspiration recently did a training at the UC Berkeley Labor Center around online communications and I presented our Publishing Matrix as a way for these organizations to get a handle around the organizational processes/policies surrounding the myriad online channels that are out there.c60twc6zwikf7ei5omc1mvm01slsk5bm Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

The URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Upe9bicu07jmw1kzzygck2600eictq5vk9The URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Up">The URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Up0zbnur8xnu96tx6xvwxqf3q082a6oazeThe URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Up

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Some men love plaid. Some skinny ties. And some love URL shorteners. I’m not going to say who exactly, but someone who writes for a certain blog has a secret love for, the URL shortener. This is what he might highlight if he was (hypothetically) writing this post:onb0u17tgd24tg59gdylefx0g5seonl3 Wait. […]

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