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(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.llj62k0jo9uchpjviolf07gs9302mn3x Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

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(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. 7o64xomzjdvxxpr15cpz4dr7u3ehyqovThere’s an incredible number of people here (~20,000) and Aspiration […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.0v45x1zpww51edrpp52znpyq4cac87bz 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:ys2x8ihieetf4tlhgx1eg6lfrzkceuw3 […]

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(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.3wm1uh46ab15c5poq4rzfy2zav55kole First […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.ev07iyrtrvd3rug30dgatiuyba1tz1k3 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. […]

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(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebestyfzq9z9y7arg7kfv0fk0jahn3c58g464 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 Accessibilitypbdxfdzqv3h8d377zwu6h6ivy0ehakrqSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilitymsm81rgaq1rfi4g192xw2ienmxhni65uSocial Media and Accessibility

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAws2o9bucwnbuyvsumvj81mymj9an221o 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)e4pyrkkg23zwrxck2z46fc7muzdkdrriBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)">Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)3nic0lc0gzbfwok78zp7w639os0pjg7cBlogs + 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 Assessmentzd0jucft2top44ibqf7dgoj6wp3d4n4uNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment">Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessmentgl6s8xyqu1zey9r01de1rwj1qjtm3pc9Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of dunechaseryrjfwgsmpclou79864g82e5pl8l8032p 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 […]

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(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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