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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?ls4b7to7rrnqocv9ujaw7xny7kbl8twkWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?copw7f01fbx2pvm1agl9v18k3flfi8ukWhat Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.9rqaqhwggdj5lrci9cau2305me0kixbh The Background9x2zumhnvnpj0un52db82y9xfywnez8e 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 NULLa9q7demqar49bqecdhvd503xkts64oq4Dearest NULL">Dearest NULLe24mtqtdrwfsrcm3i6dveydx6oarhecmDearest NULL

(English → 中文) 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.”r91fpw19cexdine1kpgqbjl1jg34d9av 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 → 中文) 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.5sg792pf0fqlqezwmd3wv6cht72kgwpb Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersxis8zpbpskrcmopzqo72ojcmd84a6i9uTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersjbo5ykiu962vksf8dvplxznnilmvk9euTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers

(English → 中文) 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 Organizationsfga6ozvb9r8olvibw9fs4y2l816js8pyToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsy094b5z3s4z7tbs7hntt5g8y5yjivixkToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.vdro7b65d2keb3sug5ihzw68mxfn9nnv 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:hewmlkb6k08n4gm51naqp2mjj2zzbhmi […]

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

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Baby Shocked After Finding Out Facebook Privacy ChangesImage courtesy of mithadrielg8h4kzndbcuowwb1ber5xs8mfuref4ol 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 Lexiconmowmei440jeucruxhg6rv8iq7s114blgTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicongtv68s1ult762yk3goj2q96g93fznnwtTranslating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econo577i4u9yod2qzazu321lp16tkiw9temp 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 Appsjtprzjwehgucykhdspmnbddg56chvp54A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appssprdhnq8n0mph386q4w0zhy3i14c4lmmA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → 中文) 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.zz56wf4hf1zco7pb0iomtw850v8i9zjy First […]

Digital Asset Management Platformsc95wlcvci7t6wa15nkzdp3bhf44xqsctDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformsyjjtj61zzblocv9v99ydxiky0y3gkzw9Digital Asset Management Platforms

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebest0h5rhsicbkmnwhv7wnub05nxuixemqcc 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 Accessibilityuk4gwvekg5znmtuq0qhqosjq4pye00olSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilityj7s34tn17fqjyp45fd7l4i09t5l60zt9Social Media and Accessibility

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHApcgvsqjkiui3rv042gyl6ibrxa5p8ebn 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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