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(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.isiyt6jvf7kf5umgzm2lj4dqrnor7e6f Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

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(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. 4d17vlv3vrcbvyc81rvump6tprou48rzThere’s an incredible number of people here (~20,000) and Aspiration […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.2djg0z6eppovuembeotr25k2wt02dui6 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:qn3voxebbedmdyg1kh601q40iwqz9nvp […]

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(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.zbgquuzff210jczqn4csgvin9xdh5s4v First […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.1fsufs1xv3z85wiu1i6d4h0unww1wsbo 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 → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebesth7urxl3fywomnwmprp7muzsjqp6ntcl1 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. […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAf7gjup4ovq8inqpdjmddjet7nyvz5twb 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)z0lkqfcpg2s9gczn2g11jfgu0m7ja6uzBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)">Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)ktyzos1df7k9eg8dpn11adqtmgpl5dfgBlogs + 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 […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of dunechaservngyd8a3b5pplnp2v94sg7dwxlribfxw 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 → 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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