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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: With great honor, Aspiration gets to join Jack and Jamila from Palante Technology Cooperative for a session on “PGP Encryption for Our Movements” at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit on June 19-22, 2014. The AMC is a “collaborative labratory” where activists, techies, artists, and educators create and share transformative […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.gnilu94kjpfr6haxk212acznr2oye5tl Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?79c7ssesf22ulb5azsnnyp8ly9jlwoot Short Message Service (SMS) can be an effective method for communicating and interacting with a relatively large audience of supporters in a direct and engaging way. […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Here at Aspiration, we love to use free open source software, so our go to office suite is LibreOffice. For those of you who do not know what LibreOffice is, it is basically the equivalent to Microsoft Office suite, but better because it is free!ieup9wdikm6j11gejconjzt1pzck75zg I was recently doing some […]

How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?t9awemems4268ljl4fl8g1hau5z3hba1How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?">How Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?35d0xrqzyovka5swkdf3563xrksht9bmHow Can We Make SSC Toolboxes More Valuable for You?

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Toolboxes on Social Source Commons are great. We love them. Users love them. They’re selling out shows on Wednesday nights. Amazing right? Well, I know that I’ve always had tweaks and changes that I’d like to make to the toolbox interface and I’m thinking that beautiful users like yourself might […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Continuing the email newsletter support that started with Why HTML Email Newsletter Editors Suck, I put together a toolbox on Social Source Commons of tools that I use at Aspiration to create our HTML email newsletters.gqm8scopr4w5j29j8s3ott7o5x4osd1y The Custom Description Text of each tool tells you a little bit about why […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuoqeoskoi17wfefsv5bjanqe54j5hgqxu Here at Social Source Commons we see a lot of tools. Many of them are flash-in-the-pan or sputter out fast. What’s the problem? Organizations create tools and websites that no one uses. They tend to think in terms of the features […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Hi all you Social Source Commons users out there! Just a quick note to say that we’ve added a little piece of new functionality that gives you more ways to connect to the SSC community. You can now add your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts to your SSC Profile.td1d0dsqr4ldozdxmlb3zb219tkj5zqo To […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.g33nd3z7k8h3pk8xszcq36ff0v5bi0tp As a nonprofit tool, Skype is in a lot of organizations’ back pockets. Easy international (and domestic) calling, low rates and a simple interface make it a great communications tool. One glaring hole was the […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Delicious’ Future iszz3lp8d9k3zwnm6kty8wpeifowfb95cz DEAD!!!axqxed6b84lcy8kkh4ju2jxve4f5uepu Uncertainlwdrm1juwmpssdz36adsgpvcowg0zo4a As you probably have heard, an internal strategy slide from Yahoo was made public over everyone’s favorite secret-killer, Twitter. It basically showed social bookmarking site Delicious listed under a “Sunsetting” heading which many assumed to mean that Yahoo was killing off Delicous. The leaked photo […]

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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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