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

(English → 中文) 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.b5h9ld1sr72t98qivkfpkjigc03jkgdl Nonprofit professionals are working in an world of extremely diverse topic areas […]

Tools for Social Change1s3esc8221zrapqhzsakw6qzbq51yuspTools for Social Change">Tools for Social Change5lgbq7f7jnas8ty83hrl5mihylnlbkd6Tools for Social Change

(English → 中文) 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. 6t8i6039g9lac5v58or0um567784zlxvThere’s an incredible number of people here (~20,000) and Aspiration […]

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(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.x2itktwbsb40ptjcp544iz56fs6gfc12 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:tja35pvvn9epcts6ht8t4s1yl6rm4yfn […]

A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appsiybggc7xwv7hu3ncmrg0upg0ha5b8wkhA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps">A Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Appskex65ktrlc15dwufgi8odd1z02z5gd4qA Toolbox of Free and Open Source Web Design Apps

(English → 中文) 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.l3hf5a0w5poawym0r5095wphxvcocpzn First […]

Tools to Mobilize Knowledge26zqpb2xmoxz4tymqnfckjfnxe5pafz3Tools to Mobilize Knowledge">Tools to Mobilize Knowledgebkku8xers77c6vpwok87q509brg2ktylTools to Mobilize Knowledge

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.ud0cq31v8zscv1jrqvooi29637cqag0v 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 Platformsiljycf0v5lrmdia2qk4du2j2aumsyov6Digital Asset Management Platforms">Digital Asset Management Platformstqi06pf38e3hm8j8rt07q49uvokrj283Digital Asset Management Platforms

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Photo Pile Image courtesy of Orin Zebestrwujrt2t570a99kmtlezlzslfczgkyy2 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 → 中文) View originalTranslators: An example of CAPTCHAv8qceiqxwautfq2bwniu80ktks6o4tcp 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)anpp0toepadk457c49kz2w4cag3dgkxhBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)">Blogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)1fwk2z1bifpjykwdujqzq5mkaovmv5pnBlogs + Social Media = ? (Blog Posts to Check Out)

(English → 中文) 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 Assessmentnqynebzz6rhhzw73qribcjn9dhpdellsNonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment">Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessmentbsr1nur0k4si45f8e93tsv2w6su11rk3Nonprofit Social Media: Audience Assessment

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Photo courtesy of dunechaser12tvy67ph83udobrnpk4ux74qack2uct 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 Summit9zgxbounwnpcxf99ajd1fodlchvuaux92009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit">2009 Nonprofit Software Development Summitvsuv911tdrhvvjh0xqv2om5lyuexnlj82009 Nonprofit Software Development Summit

(English → 中文) 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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