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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?k2b4ika0a8jxblju1skgdw0o7jz6bt8lWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?reuhu546ysipk3nwrzuqcj9ir2229wtrWhat 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.y7785flh1y2uo09h7x9yuofuklae8qzx The Backgroundw5nhyw3bjzrrwym9z7rvonli892fxelk 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. […]

Dearest NULLmo8ze6ragm1p6pefp8t7erg9ic6hn4ozDearest NULL">Dearest NULLuktleak435a17qmp5n31jviud6gte04zDearest NULL

(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.”jq691bx1z0inm2u1ju1l9qe36v21c76l 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.l6srgwyfl2sz6tswt8yd51wk6s3dihtt Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchers7orw9cmbvxj8mnywxg8j24wwwpou5lu2Twitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersshnu76byu1br297514q1a16e0kox1tgjTwitter 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 Organizations95ivx6azd24kgf4xvla7liaz82n5djucToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsn5ani39k81wrlxdsn9wwpu6rez8uko8yToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.umjfm06k2x34p1x0ny3qdbag5ehwrysc 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:skh6xhovky91xy9axp2m6axm9iqfw2vf […]

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 mithadrielcs3syjbvfa33p2zuxxhjnruanpymsu4v 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 Lexiconbb3q0y2kdt0y6xpgrmhcgwqppucnbngcTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicona0ahejm0njt51lfn2koir48kj72es76sTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econondkcxkds9344emvf8p3fbv70a8oq3flh 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 Appsgtvuiqgc4tpzaztx5wppjyvn0wircvrjA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsx12lesiawjio4mk4gvwdcpv1v8qibfhzA 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.3orzvm2ra3guzt8s55p0ceb0tgdem6zg First […]

Digital Asset Management Platforms01jms6tbc3fzko57sso18ruayz05ww6nDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platforms140lxvx3whpibnwkdp22raiodevm06xrDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebest3t54hx06wfx7vskhb6z78bclpnlnm3xf 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 Accessibilityvy6i7jdnwtpplxcw7zulzgklukfn0u0lSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilityka7ej5pbkwozdfyyxomdg2aedkijyf39Social Media and Accessibility

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAy28jalvodr9gmvhrf9xt24h9mzpku9pi 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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