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What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?pg23f3d9ul06hfxn8ry1dkhg0xfbp794What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?">What Do You Wish You Had Known About Email Blasting Tools?ufb8i24mqh0lc4hj600g5v1rgvcijjs3What 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.5bbk4jr7bomooy1i9ykw49z1a360h2uc The Background5hosqoceqyt2ljc52ila44palnklenra 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 NULLl9nw8nyf4v7klsamivioxix4l6ddioauDearest NULL">Dearest NULL5qqlxvl9sbi843ypv4rcxni3lf6oqmtlDearest 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.”d1dzjp4d198dfzvdiarxnqebcoloq2xt 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.b2zcqi509739g8w8rlrr5d4ikyd409x1 Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersitg8egb8xwyl6vgz3yqzydxffbg7qx0yTwitter Policy Head-Scratchers">Twitter Policy Head-Scratchersz1mhs0v6p49ai076ewx6a4xaan6z7hqwTwitter 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 Organizations1g0v4yyhona76yrcfo7zv6edz263mh3dToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsb977onbeha570vyvnyuzkye4hbguj3wkToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.rbqrcnv3hbp8iebcmxpg3f1wla7whalz 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:htomt7ov08egq2mwa0nnrf6futielz9t […]

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 mithadrielwjd3u6jmmwk61ompzeaa1323wplwuo8g 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 Lexiconhtq88fydxym8g7s2iiv96gm2mm641dw9Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon">Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexiconwo4rveg0fizlw2im21cltxfgee96e741Translating Your Site with Worldwide Lexicon

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of Shawn Econo3fugccsrk6hp0mirr5j7mzs64n3oic3c 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 Apps38a9x00zvvyw7df3c6eakp2z2hy1ia2bA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsmpwgmqmskta29omopw6g3u5gl9sdq943A 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.ojmn3v4pjndnmm6845w16m510ol7y8wc First […]

Digital Asset Management Platformsmdytf994xo90ro6jyvj9vb7s3ks3anymDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platforms6u204hex4m36biw4tmaxegts4c4yj51fDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebesta8gd2wigwhzdh92fq47k3ku1egrwf9zg 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 Accessibility0bzovyjpz24vzuiawd4zlvd722y8lincSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibility2a2vkooj61ykj5qvr5eo5jhp3vbmc0q5Social Media and Accessibility

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAsk6tnganp9w0bnek0awkm88viewgwcze 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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