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

(English → Dansk) 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.p13zj36d9ewd7pita8gapoowbiq6wrgc Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Tools for Social Changesud3hi7sqgk7212amackkq6dkk9rjr81Tools for Social Change">Tools for Social Change3zv5bt4jt9dkbrag4hqey9v44wop3mkxTools for Social Change

(English → Dansk) 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. ft8fgkzgs17s3onuahp1n50o5xfj2mw8There’s an incredible number of people here (~20,000) and Aspiration […]

Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizationsdjgpozx14y3ggpdtgty56p0fyyl4m9fqToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations2l83fh7khbxxlflflshmmieiq8798ec0Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.y0h9vbcmaskipsovq5r5hh0wcsxvhnc6 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:xc1r8uvzfftj8lhd9r3oallo3aorsirg […]

A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsrht7hic5d7w13iucjec3wfskd4l1n5v5A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps8ohfu2elnwp7xn21bu0rp5repgaa35k1A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Dansk) 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.yxbwvdlaqprektz1ostxp8ald5isgw84 First […]

Tools to Mobilize Knowledgegrpmo362zqlh93lrr5ox8agxhhbexlr3Tools to Mobilize Knowledge">Tools to Mobilize Knowledge1j314fv7yce077ciet6gg78x3btfsbcjTools to Mobilize Knowledge

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.zj2nuepja5x7nxw1n36h4wropgqopjce 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 Platformsbd340z42zrexe4ekdiq48z4valq7qstsDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformsccotpprwoq83gyloqris9mpdbv2kh9vkDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebestg5oz1s52ubwaxdez774f27qn30o11588 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 Accessibilityynyxf5a1z4x9j8utl2jb3nnszvd8xfomSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibility0l1m4vxco3rxk1jwytah4aqr0np26e8wSocial Media and Accessibility

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAnnbwytuj8prypi52ticyk33a6qic7etl 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)m4o72xjr0dtclbe6jx9qdujdg9n67hqkBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)">Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)0h2qpejv0xo6jp38lfqkztc88j88kafbBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)

(English → Dansk) 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 Assessmentm1jgvgze2xoc0uziiren2ay1d7uxsk34Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment">Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessmentx60ioqvmnpzprk760g9zfb5ag09ctwwhNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment

(English → Dansk) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of dunechaserqb1mtdoz96diz4flc2o8j5twgi54gv2w 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 Summituil95npamr1s9sr9fz1goc3cdjuhwvkg2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit">2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summitlaa3pb27fees3py9n9pyv33kd93ptzv52009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit

(English → Dansk) 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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