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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?euziyh2fs5ugxzta38j97op5e88uxdl1What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?ft3qnpp9z4omzs0dyhsfqttny0k6oc5tWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.mtiauyldpl9yyg8efyit8udbd4slqbm3 The Backgroundupkvu2xqv51thhhoudsnwyffqz1xz73k Stop. Put down the Outlook. Emailing a billion people (or just 25 or so) through your Outlook BCC line can put you on a spam list faster than a whozeewhatsit flegs a bongersnaf. […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: In a pretty embarrassing snafoo (snafu?), our Desert Island Tool Email Blast, sent through Vertical Response, addressed many of our members as “NULL” rather than “Friend.”t0b41j9nzr0mknm79hfcdn5wmqte28gl This, of course, is a fail for mail merge, or when information from an address book (in our case, SSC users’ first names) is […]

What’s Your Desert Island Tool?">What’s Your Desert Island Tool?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Those working in nonprofits and other NGOs use a ton of software everyday. Just look at the New Tools coming into Social Source Commons! I’ll give you a nickel if you’ve heard of half of ’em. A NICKEL.vk4qngu9cqmugxxqsnu0shiup5kp7d5s Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersmh1lgezlvcq4nrp02v06av8hc0ew36bfTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchers0vfm3cy8cd3g3mejlwyiwujc3ryxfhz6Twitter Policy Head-Scratchers

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: There are many questions to ask yourself when putting together a policy for your organization’s Twitter account and Aspiration and Social Source Commons are asking them. Because of the casual, disposable nature of Twitter’s medium, organizations may think that they don’t have to pay as strict attention to it as […]

Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations775gvf4jmkfuefn34dz9w7jr9nu9tlaqToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations3kjzhd4n3m9nuru55df305c30vvsmdygToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.u7lnchhc5jvzvjnxk6rdx6irsapv2nrm Recently, Charise Van Liew of fuseDC put together a toolbox entitled Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations that was filled with tools that fuseDC recommends to, you guessed it, smaller nonprofits. fuseDC describes their organization as:0gmjjwpqrq18e3hmogm4vr2odveref34 […]

Who Owns Your Org’s Facebook Page?">Who Owns Your Org’s Facebook Page?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Baby Shocked After Finding Out Facebook Privacy ChangesImage courtesy of mithadrieli7ggx4pz2ccq1kdqhukhvlw5bf1l7g1g Facebook has been pretty lame lately. If you’ve been living under a rock, go check your privacy settings and cry. Then, angrily tweet or update your status saying how you should leave Facebook. But don’t. You can’t. A lot […]

Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexiconmzwvu706b0zuzpwynb9ipgmkyshb5puiTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicons16ql7s76dbc4ymkbsti5tho9klgaustTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econoe5bg7m33tl5aodb9jegxkbnark0hqtgv In our continued quest to make our blog more accessible (see Social Media and Accessibility), we’ve added Worldwide Lexicon to the SSC Blog! What is Worldwide Lexicon, you ask? Well, dear friend, Worldwide Lexicon (or WWL as the cool kids say) is a great way […]

A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appskqwgi1ymp3wsfsgof2cu556gqhfavmg5A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsr9oc9jpnly7s216sl1eulz2jj91xisdzA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Embedded below is a toolbox that I put together on Social Source Commons of tools that I use when working on websites that Aspiration manages (Aspiration, Social Source Commons, SSC Blog & Answr). I wanted to show you how easy it is to create a narrative with a toolbox.ykqgujvcwscuut633dad429cu14f8mbx First […]

Digital Asset Management Platformsg7y5b6dqyp0louujszuio10o0kykvlc1Digital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformsxf5wp9woqftr1hkr3g1ozr0kuwnuc4kzDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebesttsnopx3bff1ri6ccg64n6c169xaau30d First of all, if you aren’t receiving the NTEN Discuss newsletter as a nonprofit techie, then you should get on that asap. Great conversations and resources from people that know exactly what it’s like to be the accidental techie at a nonprofit organization. […]

Social Media and Accessibilityzcm7cfmdi0bp8o4gwphgzmo0jn9m5yquSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibility350nasb1znm86av8jfhi9lhjoja818dvSocial Media and Accessibility

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHA6q1nuubjy2nhoph3qo1osqwoxxjmc229 We here at Social Source Commons Blog recently got an email asking us to reconsider our use of reCaptcha for spam management on our blog. reCAPTCHA is a tool that uses the CAPTCHA technique to verify that the person requesting to interact with the site (post […]

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