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(English → Deutsch) 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?ixvp9e9ge2zi7z9rp5tttpzr8y47otcw (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)jlqfw1c5bc6x43lfjpwqcl811ijbmxsw Calling it “The Cloud” […]

Data: Your Most Important Tech Assetfit2r6ob8m7d57xnuwx4tj0ka61xv0g1Data: Your Most Important Tech Asset">Data: Your Most Important Tech Asset1t7h7ivyoqzv3snegke5kys1w00zq82hData: Your Most Important Tech Asset

(English → Deutsch) 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%?vc4f2gluy2w997ukl2ocyovuznc02xmnAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?bjtoginaqapy4vl9x1ujrfu8b029jzclAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → Deutsch) 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.2d8a0a38al50kn0525njkhv2vi19k6td When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Are You a Twitter Spammer?mrt1btm09j9zkx41vqmxjkqlvbrp005cAre You a Twitter Spammer?">Are You a Twitter Spammer?8k7hs6to95k0j1et0y4gb0j4i7atesrdAre You a Twitter Spammer?

(English → Deutsch) 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 […]

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(English → Deutsch) 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 […]

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(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Listsa6xi9o7ul088kfz7ogzy7kmv3bkj9ow9 NTEN Discussv72g5xuvayezwttiryr7f9k6hymvtidf NOSItn0qgwu6ahkemr6s1pq5q88v43ewi6h2 Riders Techfnnnbnzogeq5fm0l46ivge5ni7g6jzxo Riders Talkn9hssorwu9d8dgwgiflgmrfl7wbuj0sx Open Translation Toolsvdbe771m8m1bs9rbfn6jrm51d25y004m 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 Matrix7xzoxgaj7v8xu2leemy4lyu8s2tp77e4Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix">Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrixybksgk4vvfisd4cpujqzr2xdog3lz4enKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix

(English → Deutsch) 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 […]

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(English → Deutsch) 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.ti2ftrfvfbbg2eiw569fl686g0k8knm3 As part of that effort, I put together some […]

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(English → Deutsch) 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 Managementh3auqaofcpc2ert1hpbeyy0jmku4ivhpTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management3w6r75v2bc53uv1a4wtx7ebkqfupwl4pTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → Deutsch) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.wvkwupoz21rbs1akxzylhosnzc5gn51a 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:244ti4fw7qgkt3makaccy9vllyvwjgwc Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.o5sred2ee6mtngh3nam36ybwilxq4adi Volunteers […]

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