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Trust in the Cloudvoh9orcax43liinga32nvtrkbgkuj1c5Trust in the Cloud">Trust in the Cloudceoiktw8pbwsu6d53jrbpj9g5sa3i3kkTrust in the Cloud

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Are you considering using the Cloud at your nonprofit organization? What are some implications of the use of the Cloud for nonprofits and social justice movements?71uzd2t8tnrc06dge64nbg5vtjfdg0oe (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)vawv1hj4xcg3jq75jyzwa17afm4ata0f Calling it “The Cloud” […]

Data: Your Most Important Tech Assetn7rs0judo28q7uspmbm0dadktoq290knData: Your Most Important Tech Asset">Data: Your Most Important Tech Assethu8ubt9l9ckkyjid31iuru2be0njbdwiData: Your Most Important Tech Asset

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: As much as we love tools here at SSC, we find that many nonprofits focus too much on them when thinking about their technology strategy and infrastructure. While tools are an important and necessary piece, it’s important that an organization focus on the more crucial piece of the technological equation: […]

Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?gg41f2sj50asuommeisufwivy11nw803Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?7u75g74eck3nwrefvy4qmkm2egv2qp2oAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: The first rule of email messaging as an organization is that no one reads emails. People skim emails. Making your email blasts as skimmable as possible is the best way to get your point across to the people you are trying to reach.wi3zunos3dopbp7fetmp1qi88i8ft59f When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Are You a Twitter Spammer?vzfkqek0qals892tdlzrtj1d9byqk0b5Are You a Twitter Spammer?">Are You a Twitter Spammer?wjw1elo9a6ubg7t6y0vac279oqb7ns2aAre You a Twitter Spammer?

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Recently one of the organizations that we work with had their account suspended on Twitter. The situation looked something like this. The organization started tweeting about a video/petition. No biggie, right? Well, they started to tweet at people (putting the @username at the beginning of the tweet). A lot. And […]

Email Best Practice Questions on Answrlczd7xmg89noq8qpphv2w3dz89u9owv0Email Best Practice Questions on Answr">Email Best Practice Questions on Answradr9gfwhm5hod0ftvgxkcf931jgwtjatEmail Best Practice Questions on Answr

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: There have been some great questions around email communications submitted and answered on our sister (beta) site Answr and I wanted to throw up (?) a quick blog post to highlight a few of them. Answr is a site dedicated to questions and answers around nonprofit online communications (focusing mainly […]

How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration37nl7pa15wkwjnhe03w7hnpzu4q9d2v7How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration">How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration7i0i52zp40vxzr7nnaw8730ihz8cqthoHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Lists7k1043glpkpf7jg9kkvoge68b21mw61u NTEN Discussoizag2gwp3dufhb1ubc39vbfypun2u4h NOSIr14qcbmfej1m9voufb5uiks9vwfi6p5o Riders Techhnyurud5rwo7o7j6t17fnxio1jr34pyc Riders Talkqqtg7vncnqca30e1qrtitsr377l837bk Open Translation Toolsyu5l5fx2jlhd0u9w5zw3y501ddyu3qnr Email discussion lists or listservs (name comes from a specific piece of software called LISTSERV), while increasingly overshadowed by social networks, can still be a great way for a like-minded community to carry conversations and […]

Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrixkrwwj5rqx98gmvo09smnbr8gsleu1rcbKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix">Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix1gk5fqt6ph1nz1fql9ab407u5f4l0b2rKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: We, like a lot of other people, love using a “listening dashboard” like Netvibes to listen to the social web. It’s free, pretty easy to put together and it does all the work for you of tracking down when your name or organization has been mentioned online. Fun stuff. The […]

Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practicesmo6xaeglmghh6nypjyj67w612mn3e00rTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practiceslwdooyi0eoao0a6ecwqu0m5eeyucd17oTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: We spend a lot of time here at Aspiration and here on the SSC Blog talking about online communications best practices, trying to help nonprofits and social justice organizations find ways to use technology cheaper and more effectively for their missions.2h7m2t7230026v5tghh6efzsvoh41ayu As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Facebook Groups: Banished to the Archiveg75fxaqdpms4dvmz14bn6mxaafbi6zudFacebook Groups: Banished to the Archive">Facebook Groups: Banished to the Archivexfuotdstgultqjcpukzcidfn4s0r50ktFacebook Groups: Banished to the Archive

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: A couple of days ago, one of the organizations we work with emailed me to ask about what it meant that Facebook was going to “archive” their Group. Apparently Facebook is doing a major push for old groups to upgrade to the new Groups format that they’ve developed while getting […]

Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementpa4svf1jbmudcvoomzpt3f92w2gah3lxTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementohb19h3z2u5j6iwvxfdze68f8e51flstTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Afrikaans) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.iccxglxhz4uegk3e0detp3om57gpdd3m When nonprofits talk to us about taking on volunteers for major projects, Aspiration often plays the negative Nelly of the group. We believe that when considering a volunteer:howxt4yum9lyhddd2z8vi79wv67368zd Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.2pkdodldb697arq75z14rw78at9f9kg2 Volunteers […]

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