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Are You a Twitter Spammer?9890wixd6nyoyh0bbcpexsvj7t0wzq2yAre You a Twitter Spammer?">Are You a Twitter Spammer?qyxrakhsycrdsmqi4tvk8icw14pnfrrvAre You a Twitter Spammer?

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Recently one of the organizations that we work with had their account suspended on Twitter. The situation looked something like this. The organization started tweeting about a video/petition. No biggie, right? Well, they started to tweet at people (putting the @username at the beginning of the tweet). A lot. And […]

How Do You… Find… the People You Love?">How Do You… Find… the People You Love?

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Thanks to everyone who took our survey for the new TechFinder’s rating system last week! So far, people seem to look for a middle ground between an easy and a detailed rating process. More than half of our survey-takers chose the simple 1-5 or 1-100 rating scale, and half of […]

How Do You Rate the People You Love?2ijxv4357cs1osg92sqy9uakt25jzszrHow Do You Rate the People You Love?">How Do You Rate the People You Love?rfxk66eqqbo5nfllim5l8bms889kanrrHow Do You Rate the People You Love?

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Hey, I’m Caroline– I’m working with Aspiration this summer on developing the new Techfinder. In 2010, TechSoup Global and NTEN decided to retire their site TechFinder.org, passing the data on to Aspiration with an invitation to create a next-generation version. For much of the past decade, TechFinder served as a […]

Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix01gui8xhcvt7mh1goe21rmmywczwxffoKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix">Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrixjz2joykt0u4c6aqj1mto9rpfw4aqndgxKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: We, like a lot of other people, love using a “listening dashboard” like Netvibes to listen to the social web. It’s free, pretty easy to put together and it does all the work for you of tracking down when your name or organization has been mentioned online. Fun stuff. The […]

Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices2bea0pvvqu55frceld5e9zxk6f0q5waxTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices8coorp5f4qynl01javqe7cbo0p4vtkrrTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: We spend a lot of time here at Aspiration and here on the SSC Blog talking about online communications best practices, trying to help nonprofits and social justice organizations find ways to use technology cheaper and more effectively for their missions.qkogb2z9mwgf1i0qzdu3z6c54z4n7neo As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Facebook Page vs. Group for Nonprofitsihoaxq90g117a39k2469wf95qp21jsvrFacebook Page vs. Group for Nonprofits">Facebook Page vs. Group for Nonprofitseult16qmg3wi8yy3lm53zd2izymkd32hFacebook Page vs. Group for Nonprofits

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: This post updated April 27th, 2012devt5jya4fz1ubsxhixg3ung1c3d82rb At Aspiration, we often talk to organizations with questions about whether to set up a Profilew4nvmxhahxschukadrur61g5wr9m64et, Grouplab0cd89q7jqtru7awkn5rx63pgf642i, or Pagekhl1rs6myieg60grppucmhkyvhz5cpen on Facebook for their organization. I wanted to walk through some of the differences between these to help guide your Facebook set up.tqfsh2hnqj82vmkxi48iex7qrtb81e4k Define Your […]

Why Would Anyone Use That?dm21mzt1hc5oe3d01m8isnnm0ysmxvk0Why Would Anyone Use That?">Why Would Anyone Use That?jocxv0lkdqh61v3583birz18brfsl10uWhy Would Anyone Use That?

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: You’re creating ANOTHER social network?? Photo courtesy of doctabuh12h7qel380342jp6oqcc2epdg9uwf53 Here at Social Source Commons we see a lot of tools. Many of them are flash-in-the-pan or sputter out fast. What’s the problem? Organizations create tools and websites that no one uses. They tend to think in terms of the features […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementrc88lvfwfylgonuxnyz3z9sanfzs114iTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementnpmrpteifhfsmz0goyfwkpkmw5ituta7Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.6kggtt9xgi7r1z8u5s6cpmuh72wyxofu When nonprofits talk to us about taking on volunteers for major projects, Aspiration often plays the negative Nelly of the group. We believe that when considering a volunteer:k53hd67xodfbvn1y5lxwsubo94jah3is Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.rfne13xual4kwoe5swb59fdlvqrpcvut Volunteers […]

Creating “Share This on Facebook/Twitter” Links">Creating “Share This on Facebook/Twitter” Links

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Recently, someone asked me how to put together a link in HTML that, when clicked, took the clicker to their Twitter page with a tweet already filled in. She basically wanted an easy way to let people share her newsletter. I was putting this little color-coded guide together for her […]

Discover Who’s Linking To Your Site6eenjby4j48yflel6n69ix2z4hghk8ohDiscover Who’s Linking To Your Site">Discover Who’s Linking To Your Site8dhu813x8l23hemo1exx126yn9attp8rDiscover Who’s Linking To Your Site

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Being the social media geek that I am, I sometimes forget not everyone knows the little tips that have become second-nature to me when I set up RSS feeds to search for social media mentions of our organization. Leading a Building a Social Media Dashboard seminar last week at the […]

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