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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: This post updated April 27th, 2012tdnovlg5xbylswvum2nkh19zg85s68bq At Aspiration, we often talk to organizations with questions about whether to set up a Profilegyqzn3jzlh8sc9qvtab9t2r8ys1ts3lz, Group6ypcmoc93ffikf0ghdrgg2f9pscawart, or Page8edbcqdjqhc7nvmwzg466poooij5wcyv on Facebook for their organization. I wanted to walk through some of the differences between these to help guide your Facebook set up.pgt8fge5n6n54j7hmwfnlr8n1bs485wo Define Your […]

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

(English → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Your Favorite Blog Comment Search Service is Goneod37twkek6ha63ry5plh20rkvioqw7qa 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 […]

Forced to Use Facebook = Horriblezoerjb1jmbjgbmf5nzyk0811rnl4q6nfForced to Use Facebook = Horrible">Forced to Use Facebook = Horribleo86maub107uygdm9bzj1yke5kx89culqForced to Use Facebook = Horrible

(English → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) 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 → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebook58rsiwzogl58oda6vvt2mwcnqfcadb18 page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebook58rsiwzogl58oda6vvt2mwcnqfcadb18 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 → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: FeatureComparisonsr8wnobzmpgmaokc7vkxe6kio4nyusmj9 Followingc9j32245wes1iypjyk7nx9h0jb1pvhjy Character Limits5lsotrzrp0gmmx19xlv8a1b2wfienfqi @ Functionality6vj6dc1wz73e8nf7ga3zta69m5ynguvc Streamstrytj88qgaqhytt6b8ll9rt33dop5fvp Additional Contentu17tlbsuqzurkj7lufsurimrs2mxxahh Searchesvbfa6wcz0oz1pa3jem04ashhjsko87nu Conversations06dgta1bhr44eyhi92jqqq4tija8gsn7 Forwarding Content62b4y585yd88m4vh4ijcn694zrir5dn1 Idealware recently introduced a great tool for nonprofits thinking about using Twitter0tyo7c0opfqepw6outdgnloxsjkdmukdxearuerjuilkmsai5bv53tig80ep5wgtw5iclwy0bz66hukcv7zrpdp6vxy3cjeyoj90o7k7v8ln3n3cmti8q05657yg33oh7jhcaqqzpjsa7zqwkcbd80mxxjhfs9mq148r2d8rkri9u3c9e74c315lds3xh069voxfbntl0e76fl3a3pb9t2iae3uefq21ul0qotlrwnz68rpr5nisg1zbd4txkhg5 and Facebookt298y80x71x234l9xcsmv0b5ck7zsggc4kywjchz2stxx5jejg2hjiygwwjy4b1ya5anobf16fgvmutnnv3yt7lxju1905r0f28vosdhw6bduueetwggeib7fq9yqbdv1ado3z5o581i6cjvs8vlmgx4x1g2qy6i2sipn5xi1g5l8ks22w2pgfqgrx41ojghuoum9tx51s44wz7xgvppm2cug5hwo5w9tbpg2v56nuavkfxyg3ogrry68x060i6j 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 → Deutsch) 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 […]

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(English → Deutsch) 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.s3s5yfv1051ittux73gvyvroqabei4i1 Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

The URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Up32lesqmlqmgl6wwpv5hv5zhvp87vhccbThe URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Up">The URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Upalds18e4mzslbo4c1n1v4cd00icjn1anThe URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Up

(English → Deutsch) 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:d5o5kmz5ed80qi5f411q6z4knvsz3uq7 Wait. […]

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