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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: This post updated April 27th, 2012bwunrefpdcp78b9ziyjlee5112ql8ql9 At Aspiration, we often talk to organizations with questions about whether to set up a Profileuhp84ahlezalxodugcthur2kpipajpr4, Group5pkkejvrc60tu05ao8u6pntq5yovgd9b, or Pagehcmer6oxv3ep5c9tback97pw6qfcrary on Facebook for their organization. I wanted to walk through some of the differences between these to help guide your Facebook set up.uzbmfk1gf8z9zs1d3dz5fxuyz05lc2wx Define Your […]

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(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 Gonez3tnwwo8kl52warel8v40f092591vpsk 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 → 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 Facebooko5c81j72dsre2ds0vfj2bo61136pq8l5 page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebooko5c81j72dsre2ds0vfj2bo61136pq8l5 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: FeatureComparisonsxnbswbdvlry9hckaeirp7dopstvbxt4l Followingvl9j8sdo3sm67awk5r84iccewxnclg66 Character Limitshmxzl107a8ag16aw991e91spb3q6obpw @ Functionalityu7215eg703i0db3i9lsycq9ee5ui88rt Streams8e4t67vm3v5fwlzwz1ovfssytthf4xh2 Additional Contentr2zjaugb05cutoa1a38ago2q5ww1kix1 Searches4riusnvrlwh9uyoyi2n71q3bl3jzg8ob Conversationsn1qbvqfdul4iy6jd29cgjzxhbaypqls4 Forwarding Content82wr8ikej1aaa2eonq48sowtpy11tyas Idealware recently introduced a great tool for nonprofits thinking about using Twitterr9yysq50ck5ksxd7tvvhq1mseuo5k9x26yntvquab2xleg0bt1iiomiq8gj3flhczq3h1xezg0zqdqdwhuz6de1rj1cu3f9t6hsxs1eryws3hhyswt20nhfiz0qqftvbbi6orbp1hnnhw8y6xbofvmul6iujossqztvpu1zxr77q0t9cnwl5bktbi5q41siql1x8qvc526ubapiyzdervzra2ikpsvo37o4hmrqyiq21dy793pkhxjnd86dnom5m and Facebook3ed8kp6bz9ec01p16soazmon29snxl5qsrj8tl1fs674c1r2yqz1ejs8ubjnat2ttdk1upsqjaaklxkkyku0qeph3crrmqk572rexqi00skmpgqoh8h1o03xxg4qil5gu255e0tt11einoqji83gwnjz3fpja31vsysinz08eeg0pwl6hadgjmu5oju3cl8vxy5r4rtjfnsxn4m10bhdrat8v1xen45a310i97q30axdbtds47iajzfpixw70ebu 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.5z5m2i1g11whl6ztll4ncsut953q31ky Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

The URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Uppsjx3swrovd0ihmmxil4k7278a9fukbaThe URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Up">The URL Shortener That Does More Than Tidy Upblwcj5lw40n1y3cv1735amd7u5az8teaThe 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 Bit.ly, the URL shortener. This is what he might highlight if he was (hypothetically) writing this post:5bd832r1xeegwh8ybjdzp5p976r1sa5n Wait. […]

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