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

(English → Deutsch) 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.hf6gya58ndqbmaespx5k4rjsmdizqxzy Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Tools for Social Changejqwp1ou8735xnj5vyz3f0090mwl3exknTools for Social Change">Tools for Social Changei8tx0cgb9z2w4fr0b5zdci337yr36exeTools for Social Change

(English → Deutsch) 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. 1s7jj4n4rqov6889e9bf1enh2sx8sp8jThere’s an incredible number of people here (~20,000) and Aspiration […]

Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations78rqaw8vd3cdorj6q2buru8va53x1kpyToolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations">Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations8b8pf2tmxh4wxpa1by7druwr72yv4cx3Toolbox for Smaller Nonprofit Organizations

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.h8icdsrxq3u02p0qrhrf7ne47o8oc0dk 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:fngl6r988m0er4c0jq8u04ksbsz705x6 […]

A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps0s1ilqhbo4mgb5u2cxsb6amum7bo7olxA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsm3xfkk6y58whqqlaglabfpxc81tqkeowA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Deutsch) 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.yq41sxp5d4o23e9wywwv3w1swlp42igq First […]

Tools to Mobilize Knowledge2d58804x165ntjkd07yc712at5b38fr1Tools to Mobilize Knowledge">Tools to Mobilize Knowledgeb9qtrnyr77xiulb5g4r7vonxpjlgib8jTools to Mobilize Knowledge

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.drsmkzufzoje45e658i1jm9tlg7kk2xo 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 Platformsdhvsfm8nj28b581wi99vwnknho3lrzovDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformshs97egfa07jc3urn5yre53vomkm6n8svDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebest6k05zgrnrhobpt2raudbcbutavrig9jc 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 Accessibility2jdbt4nbtmvds0d5ndgvdscqnoldtr6mSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilitybxgec8z6hn67ck4f3t9qjefv11dq3554Social Media and Accessibility

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAvzoknwxv12sfolfebyhw2e2ym3huagzv 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)inycbj0i513i1jneqjsd2774b2w5ceikBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)">Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)he5lp4kgx9e7e7wmkiz2wgp1oxnfuz91Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)

(English → Deutsch) 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 Assessmentv3m3szws65cjlh91wrfapm4yuyxvrwhcNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment">Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessmentywzj8b3xm952jl0a1ywtg2eyysxxm42bNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of dunechaser5h20i8fyiqwjshn7wl9pide3xpcq8xj3 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 Summit26ik9py6091rilcf107vfwq7vfxa7ap02009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit">2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summittk26sbai5sa41427zezpliab9r6mg6nz2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit

(English → Deutsch) 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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