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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?3esqjvomkip7alrcohk0l1xokv8br4lkWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?xt0afq5zez5tn1dfpw530ty4uw3i3d2rWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.ecl17ap5ko8k9a3ipmuoj1my5hxnxsr1 The Background7oc4xh29v9w5v9xqnmi8wbg00kwd58g3 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 → Deutsch) 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.”ljgz6ujvxzmuwzsgkccu4jj1tnkttjm5 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 → Deutsch) 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.0tkwgn45oy9wok7n898ud3wbhinuyxfo Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersu18rxotqvmpp9r83uppj8mp28ecxbmvvTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersjrvvsbny6a8lt3adcqcgpdvzvswpfx9pTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers

(English → Deutsch) 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 Organizationszwbne0bmt8220a03351tb5i3exmkaec0Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations6j0a4h23kibgup900a96sv0mldauaeh6Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.yd7u37ds2s4ryc5m34ygjnn7asfn32xs 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:rqgxtepwuesukbzv1n41exirneeddimu […]

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

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Baby Shocked After Finding Out Facebook Privacy ChangesImage courtesy of mithadriely2oo40snc9vdwgwvx3lgl4353e2s4m8s 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 Lexiconmvm2534fybo838tue2wqqujz5ky47u6jTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon8oii3yt3ffzrkuk41rwrhsbi9xz73lt2Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econodeu2t7om7h0sgddikelsl5qpdctcc39g 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 Apps4zda593b0pcgxrhaloyvssstsla9ubooA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps8t97l4tz0c5hee8k8vywj93cghtd82c7A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Deutsch) 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.g1ngnrx4jqaq260wq6v48bsyj3vcbu4i First […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebestd9i5htsowjyigmdlberq1siwhrei6w1a 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 Accessibilityzoxt18zb2cqw6h6ytm5jxq42xb08fwz4Social Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibility150jpg3n9ak17sv1ovx7gvpjy3u25d1wSocial Media and Accessibility

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAxcvbfl8yapnqv9oeoxqbpevqhd34wn1j 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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