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What’s Your Desert Island Tool?">What’s Your Desert Island Tool?

(English → Afrikaans) 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.zlfuq8w081tagmz8deztmb56s5eutrrj Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Tools for Social Changefwfy87i14gpsxdw6brdqxovis6o3etskTools for Social Change">Tools for Social Changehuinffmcbwixgolr5z4dxtggafzxmrbtTools for Social Change

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Aspiration (mama org to Social Source Commons) is spending the week here in Detroit, MI for the 2010 United States Social Forum. USSF is a gathering place for activists, non-profits and people concerned with social justice and inequality in society. ui0z4r2xv6jzg9b3or2u8i83abhd77zrThere’s an incredible number of people here (~20,000) and Aspiration […]

Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsrn6gsjq7efd50w71a8fgeos2aswaeehvToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations3roimb5fzq6i94x7szbttq0td4c9y9urToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.5ch2r94i3eivn8xp5m6mxverrnc5ywbt 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:wcyx8cfa4c8lwxq9bpmd3v3tj66nl4h7 […]

A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsmujl2minm2lun3exyiqjm5wm5tsg0h3cA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsv83pl8czs4vpp55qfxjwtah9k7lusxleA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Afrikaans) 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.cnq9p9g6b4c0hk6g80boh8xqahjw7fua First […]

Tools to Mobilize Knowledgewd8lc3e5hgsdpubywzlxdk44id5oe0t0Tools to Mobilize Knowledge">Tools to Mobilize Knowledgegcua1t1zoxmkrnj19ru3f8qm26015iwcTools to Mobilize Knowledge

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.wm75okxhcvmcpkeguvmdmz75wxowkvm6 There is so much information related to social justice and nonprofit organizations floating around the internet just waiting to be plucked from research obscurity and be used by an organization that can affect real lives. […]

Digital Asset Management Platformsrgvnxu5deo6o0hn7uhd321v6bxuv17diDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformsv992dobivshog3dfzov4bg56fsugefz0Digital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebestfqpu1nc5m1d6n2an3o22w8z7e5b6jqqp 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 Accessibility7no0dxvx292ivjg9j9ctl6wag00xp5lmSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilitygfdcf3pbddx0qy5a910bsfw0yqrn4rdbSocial Media and Accessibility

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHA5rzvdi3k5amdi9i8bsd3e0rnrzv57782 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 […]

Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)50qq5w4a5vg44kyie4ra31xtoopajvnfBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)">Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)9b4nlrbylzqn2o6rjaqathpba17cw38wBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: One thing that I’m interested in (along with 90% of the nonprofit world) is the connection and potential return on investment between social media and the organization. A few great blog posts have been floating around out there that I thought I should share for those of you looking into […]

Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessmentxtt4ipnm7n6kmu0tk0c4qk7xstbbsw7fNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment">Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessmentgafbpfsyfm086o8wysmss8bfclo6jesqNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of dunechasert18al91z8mtiteoc5z5il3iybjlwva4e Recently, I was talking to a few members of a nonprofit who were frustrated with their higher-ups who were pushing major projects on Facebook without having a clear understanding of what they were using Facebook for in the first place. Somewhat ironically, by posting the question […]

2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summittewgmll1vggwn550cn6cd0yh9kt2zjzi2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit">2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit3p3ao9yy62tehlu0kfuukag8atltx6aq2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: This past week, Aspiration put on the 2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit in Oakland, CA. It was pretty incredible. 80+ people involved in social change, nonprofit tech and software development coming to one place to not just listen to a couple of keynoters speak, but to listen to each other. […]

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