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

(English → Italiano) 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.kpdwutw0eur5zltdqqkmmm94crzauwy4 Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Tools for Social Change0hi7wfyzp3ax0dm4q9qsdans3vvumj5dTools for Social Change">Tools for Social Changec3h987v7sv39r2urpy3m8tc0n6rrncypTools for Social Change

(English → Italiano) 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. m3e9f8csqbd0ogzl79qr02s0rv9ncq1oThere’s an incredible number of people here (~20,000) and Aspiration […]

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(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.y7vjbabyqrcd4qhrv2vg76r1k1aaiul6 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:5gffz81uuyjmnscyidq7o9cz6nz8dng8 […]

A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsm1dofxmtzebkuy779alkq2calagirgu4A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appslqjwtz6rrm4r64ff3rr9jstnx46rqzj2A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → Italiano) 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.zxly2owpz5yhpopkkd9xocbonksawg5l First […]

Tools to Mobilize Knowledgep3vdxdvfs95ebc9pe09rqo0yy9umyt4dTools to Mobilize Knowledge">Tools to Mobilize Knowledgeq1gkm30qyqy1c4ya88ieqtlxgi5fnrn4Tools to Mobilize Knowledge

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.2we69vybxfld2k9y6cfov8d6xd3lcza4 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 Platformszo9lekxcvnuihlwveg78vl8pxxysuaojDigital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformsgwycs5zs5dnob9n27wef6c82sa61bcehDigital Asset Management Platforms

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebestgs7tpfpdzx3i6ynctzd69meg1w8cnphu 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 Accessibilityh659onatpfr54sxrnkqry6vlg28df8dmSocial Media and Accessibility">Social Media and Accessibilitytbnuhgp2aq3ivh5ynam3dqlvkeovhlq1Social Media and Accessibility

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAat2f0kga0uoztlnmonh067dbz8izncpn 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)e1vdsrgzh4v2puc2wi6h9jpfxf0896adBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)">Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)cr2mobiwqbo8jz2r7yv529o9r9phpohsBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)

(English → Italiano) 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 Assessmenth1a9kcqybv2s52o8eeem05kdqzarqsqyNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment">Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessmento3k5cc0zprwssbvukdg4ghyyj9eevxnaNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment

(English → Italiano) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of dunechaserq0s31o6rlum3dar9mq0v825sih0exzld 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 Summith7nnzadctyvvja37t9k2cm5zufiggxuo2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit">2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit3i12x42h926vzetgfgj331yzza0iunxn2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit

(English → Italiano) 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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