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(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: This post updated April 27th, 2012gr1nh8vbg8ammeo5fxgf1o8rht7q9i4f At Aspiration, we often talk to organizations with questions about whether to set up a Profileaopl3oo8q23mgcz3go0wisnqwahmjzlj, Group6qc4njl8xfao9ya6fz8g2zlvfblwju4g, or Page8714v3nzli7wvwe5gl4oanvbf2br2fd0 on Facebook for their organization. I wanted to walk through some of the differences between these to help guide your Facebook set up.7rz0yto3z6iuc2h7l0em6owsru1pvpss Define Your […]

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(English → 中文) 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 → 中文) View originalTranslators: Your Favorite Blog Comment Search Service is Gone1kgs5mam4knrrmdcqh99p2dry1i787u0 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 → 中文) 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 → 中文) 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 → 中文) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, on the Aspiration Facebook92lknl1k8ykeo6a9adv6bqqzppa4bsba page, I asked if people thought it was cool and kosher to take screenshots of Facebook92lknl1k8ykeo6a9adv6bqqzppa4bsba 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 → 中文) View originalTranslators: FeatureComparisonsxvrldkfhb26byeyxprheq1hdfn9lico5 Followingnhm7bm7p7fcxd8ca4zlhweqc4tnqivjw Character Limitsbd1dgzwjnjgj3ep9zf33cud5lju97y19 @ Functionalityc5ac1kg6xplapm37j4tcu47ubra0iuok Streamshiqi6gn0ft8wfthoe2bya3d6b01k8x7g Additional Contentnv5otbucefuinhw690u2qjiib8rmy0qb Searchesgcs00god1fgxg3s6x5nhloxxjgrgirlp Conversationsl78ontc70jk1or6na35l1mj91phh7u3j Forwarding Contentr25ubp22hmpnwg245167z37l1xq1fx4x Idealware recently introduced a great tool for nonprofits thinking about using Twitterok8dujfgogqs6du6enlb7e8zzneq6tuldcxtmnfqovknsng3c4oo0i5sh5t6jrim2fa19mva9holybqcy174r799lkayw2poj80l5toiat1q2ua1at9rwtnepf7coiey1oo6ktc445wsw5sdz4kcpstcmwjckcgbn0p8gglpr41bxahm62mcxk050tqkerysg3vdo962or8q0ap4e3ssnlvci401vyu1k7k4lnkvmbgy31wxzfg0p5qxobs098ak and Facebookellgbsct9tdgvx9wgdx07xqlc8dqkhwpunhtyog3thsobf8kd70pslp1om1jb2ev3zr0wshjtvx47sh7jfm5s8gn1z5fhcfb0k2liu7exfssln3jtx3b8x9ogfz8ivb9zir6xudzrrmcfx2dipdvied4vd9qd6c3g9ispv3yr8qgbiw7a4jinz4vkud63dt989pysykjmh5cokcuv7awtza6m78nf9fdhkg5q32h4dsrjwlh1fett30sf2cjligs 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 → 中文) 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 → 中文) 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.664s7o9fpe5akaeois04fh62uhaz30dz Those of you familiar with Aspiration’s Organizational […]

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(English → 中文) 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:vm0tb6pe9fqs7j4qo30hcvvljct72uso Wait. […]

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