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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?u7ev9hngijoukz0n7f384pblzawkkn54What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?oq06mbl98f2bmko1hib7idxyogavr7s6What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.nbojz24feagmxn9tq0estxn8rsbveaqr The Backgroundgofmqrhjpe57jml26jlv7p0anxtl69yc 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 NULLtetyw14il2d1e3s68s4v5eyhym2vu8edDearest NULL">Dearest NULLsv86c682nfahchvb2f0ahvaji6oc34qlDearest NULL

(English → हिन्दी) 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.”r3ugtiu3q3zxno72hxmpj8bh6sg9u8dc 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 → हिन्दी) 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.y4ciqzy24i5leigsa4htyj59moazldv9 Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersy6qwbqeh2pnn29rgmnw980gqqqfnalkzTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersnp0a29o1g3z5pjz2t4zapvuujj2by9jbTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers

(English → हिन्दी) 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 Organizationsvh9fonq3xokwk2k2mf9x4vsepp8fqqybToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsp75qgemrvvb4zwu0csamiak166oimvz1Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.hrokvdq9j2180gp109vpfaju3tpldpxk 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:f7muoc8kj374qd2taicmp9p1qyhm1v07 […]

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

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Baby Shocked After Finding Out Facebook Privacy ChangesImage courtesy of mithadriel4hmzybvvaepayxw1j496ey4u1wu2fdda 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 Lexiconxermda3yd09v9zitme774qfr991vxeskTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon1pn1b5slum2e7282937qd5q9v4jft4wkTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econo9rblccmwvgmcj0zzp19ncbzeh2ebfyjf 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 Appsihwm72bwft10tbxsrnh7wdzb7d5wa4jjA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsmaa15eijwxbi8w5jecz85arttp4f5t4hA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → हिन्दी) 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.f95ijklzs6janga42r2h687xi8nhr3ww First […]

Digital Asset Management Platforms4dwtinpy6y27ijhp5c2sg8ott3140dfuDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformsngvsnct88ub8rh83qrzuz9uq9jxml6pzDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebest9mbeurgi17amg3fxr3t63auuaj0mnsan 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 Accessibilityx7wdmoajwo138z2b475knkbh8weeqk8dSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibility4c21c51j5hsh2ec81vegmbujhvlqrkemSocial Media and Accessibility

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAbgbipr2d5uepfwgbkpfm7hqjmtz480h9 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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