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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?uzgmwmmficjl5an1wk7ufc5ubcvfbwywWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?11q0nmwywpv3skvnkksvwp2imnilzlfrWhat 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.icfdgheab8tf9j6a2vq8f5szqshxktht The Backgroundomzs5e47ffiotk0zpnmivrdxcw7vgmcv 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 → 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.”i0p2fg74w99n2tkysmk0crapyte4h5yp 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.x7osxchbqqtsricd2nkmzl6rgf8u48rr Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersmllsxp90y4ex7711kmoo4vtykk8rydsaTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersqs2gxlhpkb9lyopiyn0tvx01rro5gs6wTwitter 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 Organizationsb5po7d5jcb85z0nvbjoqfys0uluaho9iToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsxy3m5qcotgjox4wmy86r7w3ihzddvfviToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.z1cdrtfuyztzami9o2x1njc1ek1r4iot 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:i7plvhi1dsieq8cfi40g6ymur5yel3nt […]

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 mithadrielk1o1z2ewmy70ov835kkyjty2hh5og05q 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 Lexiconemrctxt3xdfiy9n3bwqcns8mi9crtybxTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon8rremp8uioqcpgd9b4mp2bfe3laqvbotTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Economjvrwj82zu41zdzeukhci8c61kmvd79p 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 Appsfxhqpgj37nsnr44r4k1d5ygozp8qsumyA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps9yl12tzwf1nmtpanwnscj5307emk0es0A 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.qzi2mgnlvuiqs5zst1mfjyghwvrsk6k0 First […]

Digital Asset Management Platformsngsub8fhc05wna4zbddhjvuj71czz1kdDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformsui3q2r8i8ezfsku4icgiiq9ojuhn6r1qDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebestfr7qahecaqy53nrfjq96ztr0ti25dxbi 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 Accessibility87lzezdc3132i44smrzivv3kg596dx4bSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilitym2z01xvhl3gegzbu5sgczcfy8euqp9u2Social Media and Accessibility

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHA10uvdi4hb8pr405sgw9539tk9ueui4v9 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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