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(English → Français) View originalTranslators: This post updated April 27th, 2012a2ppk37kpc0cso2ivfixzsngtntexkxx At Aspiration, we often talk to organizations with questions about whether to set up a Profilekbg5j21d4tkxofogyaeha1n80mc7kecu, Groupt7j926vpauu97zx8wpocg5quw0nktttd, or Page8ovb6xq73w6iwl3xtqe2pzsjhu399zu7 on Facebook for their organization. I wanted to walk through some of the differences between these to help guide your Facebook set up.qe97f4qxuyrwcyvzejuhbw8qkm2tqfc7 Define Your […]

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

(English → Français) 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 → Français) View originalTranslators: Your Favorite Blog Comment Search Service is Gonenhjrzub8l05z4aq3abnpi159cyl4g08u 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 → Français) 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 → Français) 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 → Français) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebookn27dg73oehrr3a4m1y1l9yxwtdm3iohv page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebookn27dg73oehrr3a4m1y1l9yxwtdm3iohv 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 → Français) View originalTranslators: FeatureComparisonsw5qpdl09v303tmqwlvlqz0dtblju06hn Followingd36h6k0lv4pi13m7v535b0jjz9uwqd4t Character Limitslp03mmabrzu3gezj9voqzvsg5f60ovy0 @ Functionalitygwke5fpqcqz1houfzck52xt13luykkpr Streamsz6avp09v4f4s3epv1iax2p57atrodyb2 Additional Content0hjvs3biemrk844tlqi7lzif1jpgodzf Searcheslz6bocyilkxbjigmnqryb4y8x6srqpx2 Conversationshoq46ovxobk9ksc0ep6vw7hbvdxpnfou Forwarding Contentpsk8mp55k67uzmpvaxrz22q9kjaumyj2 Idealware recently introduced a great tool for nonprofits thinking about using Twitter09wj9yh4lyioej89boa9v75won16jfn9c4b5kc42asbc3ru72doy2hcaw5pe905cnw8uq16agqd0kjpa8p6ma9vup9jngcyudoysz56jg5ou6tt7569y2vrmoqyk982ch6c2zx0uzejr4jt267vdbj7pd82wkrisskq94wwexukbbk4a7z3xn5y1zwqqrelammwedpz8uh98e1cswz9cu6sqzog7p3y1jb39g7p1uy1r0kzef5ewar65batn3fjc and Facebookziiim6nmfk9apk3mztve0yzvmkxhsf8hwos4808ccnlvu74knslzli0ou2lvdswzuy1q0jgbc4o0qaffe784rm9gjk6t3ieojtmx73xipxf70p3lkbgui2q4dolcr771vn3cktgeucbfqj2wxcgjwc2f03mj7bctzmxvuksidmu9x7x18m1wfio7d80w6iwwl4b4culbwd6ocxyfrnnaoo4t2q47yitazj90u9qg36bfcq7lql22lho1n41ejyr9 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 → Français) 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 Channelsof2o47d46bc8f2e6gnpmtaxmrvswx0gcWalking Through Organizing Your Online Channels">Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channelsn5rx09ekx14x9q5vrldb41fz4p0nw169Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channels

(English → Français) 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.cpp6exjkmjz7zt7qs0m24p7uycb1a6vd Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

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(English → Français) 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:ahv1qh8hiw521jsmr6tbr1oyig7c4jh5 Wait. […]

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