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(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: This post updated April 27th, 2012k9hgv4vg7fhwn2mk0n4uk4om53bis9c2 At Aspiration, we often talk to organizations with questions about whether to set up a Profilelkfdvtxzuva1dlndegizidijr6hrwwo7, Group9ql0laog35jeohxas2qcglh1gmn1vvtu, or Pageqyuj07mbtzw52a1vrd1lgu5uqw7t3hpk on Facebook for their organization. I wanted to walk through some of the differences between these to help guide your Facebook set up.dicr5vqmnmp32fe07imjx1y9m2rkofcr Define Your […]

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

(English → हिन्दी) 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 → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Your Favorite Blog Comment Search Service is Gone3e0r97on7w1p0dmgpaz59tqkch7zm5af 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 → हिन्दी) 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 → हिन्दी) 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 → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebook33k5godwtljj4bu6n3wsymg3sme2p1lj page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebook33k5godwtljj4bu6n3wsymg3sme2p1lj 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 […]

Musings & Rumblings on Twitter vs. Facebookmcn2pb9wtgx4drfjzm6q6ra9jvbidgmqMusings & Rumblings on Twitter vs. Facebook">Musings & Rumblings on Twitter vs. Facebookteyfyc1fpu9mijno64rq4l6vcof6jm22Musings & Rumblings on Twitter vs. Facebook

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: FeatureComparisonsp0moo4mj05yui7q478wvjwqk9nivtri8 Followingqpgesr68xfn9fa1aiagakshvkqezrvf7 Character Limits8vt3eerfcpc5uddxbci6ko8ndrak7fd5 @ Functionality2p2onlm1na0qhc75ruo8yyl78dasyekq Streamsxxmz6w1yq2onz4lkht2ojj597lyqu4ti Additional Contenty7chqzll0rsf3ugz10af1sggeavyn0xb Searchesw5sq2ylwishucatrts9cur451x5zt61g Conversationssuc12s0cl2m9d27619osyuo8imbg8vbq Forwarding Contents4k05v2yv8rjha2l2yd2gl0xqc9oisf1 Idealware recently introduced a great tool for nonprofits thinking about using Twitteryiqn8cs8q4k1sr4gaz3jc25g3g89j3o8qm7bq2usz6cpat8izew7cep8mhrdz8tfby5l2doz6jf69ujej0c6v7832ym3l3nnipv1tgoq6y80dm5szzxioa4eig0zxia52zuczlx5sgkglp6ag8yy71hv1i0qxkvqr653mc7k6losinwoxmqbmlc5h0u5eqevpgwpwdwjojafvq7iojvxr7ke5gf2lfc1h2wdwlh4g3k4eac3dyonr26p7jipkl1r and Facebook9n4x0asjusbbzvy9ndvbk36a8tapdwudziax96o5op43uehtfbplikbvivkrs5bhxrj0ipdmn68p7gs46pbp4mj46t45ytrmuyqv37ke45zqtzxq7vg8k7ejzxz3uoteob8rgf4s9kdyjtx13xyzyz9dnd0bttz87er2z2v3ioxxbo9j3rbfsu6mwwqxm8zk47xykcf8so7d5ycshv6evsad1kghlfufkcasdf6afqd5be3ci46500ypbw09xt48 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 → हिन्दी) 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 Channels6j8up5ul9vnv8ivn4bo6a9cjkuhar1poWalking Through Organizing Your Online Channels">Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channels0o7xjf9tc5g7h83b31jioaj9n5erbvj1Walking Through Organizing Your Online Channels

(English → हिन्दी) 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.i3xq6brfbsz3cszwlzyujrn7uw7d0zy8 Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

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(English → हिन्दी) 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:s6avdl6xcj2mh3we39e9s1sjzjaaw8me Wait. […]

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