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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?2y34hyl3uo04c035f1qlcblm9or7ae22What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?c0jg4q05wz0va5o3712ujbx2z4gohezkWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.zr528mq439mcnipp20vfyo7360sopg4f The Backgroundg74b238f3ssrvg2hcsvdr5dstn2pw4q2 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 NULLyo5sjcuydb5vv0dyek2dcls7coidynfnDearest NULL">Dearest NULLh84960g7fpwwmgmtzygeuly3rkvc1f68Dearest NULL

(English → Italiano) 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.”jfw5juk6gec887g92giqeb3xwbiognuq 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 → Italiano) 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.cz4ydf73zd8qcjgo40s5rtky6t9ri8hl Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersrewv24nnfm2lgogdzjnxmqnr1mgy2pujTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersnvonnjmps2ca3o86ror4q11jpjjm8b7mTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers

(English → Italiano) 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 Organizations0l1afmxnhplz8vxlgg17gjm3k2fsvfcmToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsxkal0iv7cocnvuof73ne1v0u8yhyj066Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.4nln5k30x6mh9cknq4qo271tqfznk8qf 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:bb9td1uz6hdd38cknry2jf1cyw5y2pw4 […]

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

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Baby Shocked After Finding Out Facebook Privacy ChangesImage courtesy of mithadrielqj4yq4mirhashje7m0tvj8csopg7br4s 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 Lexiconjvramzlb3gsxj86i7yxxfn9g61ffivlrTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon7jxfufusc91av4yxl3ntwdqzvzlpjdqgTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econouyiiz35pcmxk5evw316jhhthrpzmzykj 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 Apps85t6xs41avu4sewlkwfjscb6ee4cmxjkA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps443hi63l5u4uxenfdkj8wo8gkb8jc2y6A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Italiano) 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.iudwp09xhbc32lre2a7yn2a6yrdop92x First […]

Digital Asset Management Platformsuwv9vzd5hv41akblbiwtj0pxsd5u9r1uDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformstmk0rjx3r3fqmq2bmhl0vr7b58wmquraDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebestjr6i04yairuhoxy7yqeq3mlc8q2beqto 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 Accessibility2fo78ukj9aldnl8nvnniq4kdyb0es8clSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilitygxg0brjlmrv2bmiinta8ugy55rmmiv9pSocial Media and Accessibility

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAmmcwjtdlmppi8vh9ysm3wyxrcgzm3e0f 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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