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Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentycwczffmrw4zecwofdopn8axl1e2ehv2Twenty tactics for creating engaging online content">Twenty tactics for creating engaging online contentyrftin2ryen25kgj2dxs0dj4agjytmjhTwenty tactics for creating engaging online content

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Do you ever find yourself asking “What’s the point of it all?” when creating content for the vast universe of the web? Don’t let your content fizzle out. Instead, consider using engagement asks to get your audience involved in the work you’re writing about.nrx7xuvpt3zykrmuankdu0houednv0m8 ‘Cause its not always about you. […]

The Listening Cycle, Part IInaa1i4rmhzpm8d4ghogibtcmq3swy7mbThe Listening Cycle, Part II">The Listening Cycle, Part II1s2b3iq6tfztvdva9t17w5qewhvkmbgeThe Listening Cycle, Part II

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: The listening cycle series has been co-written by Dirk Slater from Fabriders. Dirk has two decades of experience supporting social justice movements and is a nice guy to boot. You can find him on Twitter @fabrider. You can also find the version of this article on the Fabriders site here.lxshdqn9zeg2g7ydvqqa6gjpbnayzzdb […]

The Listening Cycle, Part I5rgeb19r0mz4sj425nut3pdublrsyehtThe Listening Cycle, Part I">The Listening Cycle, Part Igvxynt5zlfay08uqmvqnh813eenq08t6The Listening Cycle, Part I

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Beyonce wants you to listenpoufevk0tmxzxl9xako1ekuckvz2inhx Image source:youtube.comnma7qu2cc53enjmpku6y82i2pial6blk The listening cycle has been co-written by Dirk Slater from Fabriders. Dirk has two decades of experience supporting social justice movements and is a nice guy to boot. You can find him on Twitter @fabrider. You can also find the version of this […]

Embarking on a Quest for a Tech Solutionulk5l68t0i7pa9r476y75t6piuac1dtmEmbarking on a Quest for a Tech Solution">Embarking on a Quest for a Tech Solutionbb9wh8a9s7iw4f0cjm5wgkold70m0e12Embarking on a Quest for a Tech Solution

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Embarking on a quest can be daunting. Embarking on a quest for a new technology project is especially so.z9pk3nh0cvhile5fbc4ynchop1lhee43 On trips and quests in life, we often start by finding a map or connecting with someone else who has been down that road.slynccu35z637dzo9ds01mc82n26nub5                How to Write a Nonprofit                Request for […]

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(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Are you trying to set up a “Tweet This” link in your email newsletter but it keeps looking funny or not including all the text?bi613382imcar73o4fd13twyl0k76q28 Last year, Matt wrote one of Social Source Common’s most popular blog posts that details Creating “Share This on Facebook/Twitter” Links. The post includes what […]

Online Accounts Inventory: When Storing It in Your Head No Longer Workstrsfk8mdn4o1b9icf827citpzu83k033Online Accounts Inventory: When Storing It in Your Head No Longer Works">Online Accounts Inventory: When Storing It in Your Head No Longer Worksx2ovi2tjm9zkrd9m2x28lym7lproy8plOnline Accounts Inventory: When Storing It in Your Head No Longer Works

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: When I moved recently, I realized just how many companies and agencies there were that I needed to stay in contact with. I needed to contact them to update my information and I had little to use to figure out who those companies and agencies were.rsxziye0r0zwcn5fto4hlzldrit81isj I started the process […]

Shout-Out to DigiActive8fb2kvy20utyjda742qir6pot3b36nx5Shout-Out to DigiActive">Shout-Out to DigiActiverza1p22ckp3zsbk3pzn1spv2q07lsf69Shout-Out to DigiActive

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, (April 10, 2009 at 12:22am to be exact) Frederick Noronha posted a great little peek at Social Source Commons on DigiActive.4w56nlvl3pfj74qx5kykt4nu3sy5psmk DigiActive isgqw9xa8peb34u4lo4355px0eywyvhrcn “…dedicated to helping grassroots activists around the world use the Internet and mobile phones to increase their impact. Our goal is a […]

It’s Twitter Time">It’s Twitter Time

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: With all of our talk about Twitter, we’ve decided to join the 21st century and start up a little feed for ourselves. You can now follow Social Source Commons ataukoi3uurezp4gsbslv6r2wfupprvg0w http://www.twitter.com/SSC_Tweets.dd7mwuzuhc5ggcn4v3nx08vrrvslyth2 All you have to do is click “Follow” and you can get up-to-the-minute updates from everyone’s favorite nonprofit tools […]

Don’t Mind the Dust…">Don’t Mind the Dust…

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Hi everyone, we’re going to be tweaking the template here at the Social Source Commons Blog so don’t worry if things start looking a little funky today. We should be all hunky dorey by this afternoon!hsnoytzflzw4oead3uyk9vlxapijga1n Thanks! -Matt (Your SSC Community Manager and sometimes Template Editor)kbs3uk4fafkvzanpouqbhj18pc2vi4it (original) View Français translationHi […]

Concrete 533k9okf1xlml4n5cdqj1r5yezhsb0btuConcrete 5">Concrete 5arqwej60ovvhy1x89c8e7dfxpfy30sg0Concrete 5

(English → Français) View originalTranslators: Concrete 54jin1z3jclzgl0zgpfoczr6hxle81xxw Website Baker72n3x8q111n7evurseylpflst8yjmrwj Jawslr7wfj5y4ba4f5pnzdu0sznurflzhgnt Concrete 54jin1z3jclzgl0zgpfoczr6hxle81xxw is a relatively new open source Content Management System designed for easy website development. While Drupal, Joomla and Plone are familiar names to many in nonprofit tech, Concrete 5 may sound like a Mystery Science Theater 3000 movie. The trouble is I haven’t […]

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