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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?yv0o7639cl4cvlkmt24m5peztc1fxt3mWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?x3pfl957max0p9aun1tszfevnp97edt2What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.bxkzyiszhd3iqh11c1g3z29838eo6rv7 The Backgroundrvjrshsahw9ggfdbmsgis1xf8d78vghd 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 NULLwl2vwaqswiqpgd5450fpnkrbe1ha16voDearest NULL">Dearest NULL8qjf8350zb1k6ldsm8ajj4f2zce9lj7kDearest NULL

(English → Español) 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.”esu42k0o9lsqtxnxdgtposvkyk0m1jl5 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 → Español) 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.k2m7whk0wuu6gjjq4zzk4ud67ayo0uia Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersr5az87sh7e57r2jhnyyic4193m6ybo4tTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchers8vh8mscxz4gwm8spgx5p6e2nzzx9brdaTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers

(English → Español) 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 Organizations3i0ytvsg1ljnlpzyuy8c7ca5qzmea5i4Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationshha9e9r0e2bcq7qsm4ujsooewd72h9vpToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.p3kcjczuz33o46n0n6fcu18exvpajzgz 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:50ilcbgmy3rlu3hseweqmhdkjyysom0j […]

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

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Baby Shocked After Finding Out Facebook Privacy ChangesImage courtesy of mithadrieli4a9ccrt250u7srhxorxraiwkkc4sig0 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 Lexiconivy9lfbkbtjqstgdr5hqyo35cy4drmi0Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexiconjyfqqmxtu7sr0r8qtje8h7r09vzbcwrmTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econop5u2zpoalcvuywxh0jqa92t5s86zcgdr 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 Appsqjagzg5pjjrne3vu6mk1nzesjkhnhz2yA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps9mrxn59zlw1pnj5qs1zl603phzu43ac3A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Español) 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.0iiwbygaj2vc9e9q2df7vg12dot7m52d First […]

Digital Asset Management Platforms1f1on4orzbbfq539bvr7vdrkmynemapdDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platforms5qxl4zvwgg4g6rbiyk8pmajkrtohz0tuDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebest4jj0g9xs2sfqqy4fey8g67mrty5mrv8l 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 Accessibilitykb4e0lxrwtdartfrz6rw5k0i8xsw3hdeSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilitytqoz18rl2un5auo1fljrtpk5lb2ruwueSocial Media and Accessibility

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAj2gjjafpqxh3nftp9jmns9949fc9wgi5 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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