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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?h6jh77p5dkrsig5fuzbw5bawq3w1c1jjWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?immoeyuhji3y29c06qk16geerv8v20lbWhat 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.uyig6950sgfb9sljpw0wi1xtw3tdj3z4 The Backgroundnbsjfg0mmlmxwrfa6fpzwcbvs8cmu387 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.”9j0vyr1v5qqqfeh7xoyi3vnp192nejhe 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.2g6jv8azqcab9fl01hwjt5z49m9zxkyp Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratcherst18umlpkmwc19o58ebzo3risd30y4hhoTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchers02jqdmh3i9nkwfcukb2okmxe6en395f0Twitter 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 Organizations79sa2eryucc601dbtix6jf23klwgw25tToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations6vkrhzcyr4phm1jqvbfzusgjzrj1g9ndToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.yzryea0z7sfxqk57kthdmtyk4224dnr1 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:49tdlpqwbzmorlzep3v4kw1zq5rj8fl2 […]

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 mithadriel2xijo1cyjwep2yjz6n91u2qbfcjkbq94 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 Lexiconubc03jppkxyo7pfkvgwf7gak0pbocdywTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon0d5wd2i9ybsovh57kghg6b8pujgd1kxsTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econokqip8i043zprahnq1g9i8f3jhhgto71z 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 Apps1w9flt734qujn6owepnp4l0bvbl8p9zgA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsldu4sjcet7o7ohdzryfu58lbw3fkf8jqA 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.0pfxq1fwu8cxpurhvs7kn5pha05o1fvs First […]

Digital Asset Management Platforms3wg709msrf1xgbq8qomxx6uy4rab8ga2Digital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platforms73xdinthdnek7aw64qgk571jugq8quooDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebest2y118l2f715hzgzkui3gm5m5npdvw64p 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. […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAowygnircuanie581b9zuvpr5hrj136ui 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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