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(English → हिन्दी) 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?mxb6daum9nt6wmtyiwn3tqw6x3olb5co (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)0iz7fnr4z0jq79mkzpd5wxdthnrec1e2 Calling it “The Cloud” […]

Data: Your Most Important Tech Assetf0jayhqjx5b7hb8owackxeb8np5h7yccData: Your Most Important Tech Asset">Data: Your Most Important Tech Asset6w4whlkw363k0dzgc74x31euj3gdzccvData: Your Most Important Tech Asset

(English → हिन्दी) 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%?fop6kp2tedj108ll2rf7xu1yuqzssopyAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?9sp8dzhjyncc9fsr1ga1acppejdqb00aAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → हिन्दी) 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.fkzu8w1e3ewsejokt0gw8fqs5rbraafg When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Are You a Twitter Spammer?xiwmsv1ff9mjteq0ni231utx8ccdrmkfAre You a Twitter Spammer?">Are You a Twitter Spammer?4j70kdtyt5g1zoy5tinmz7pj1nzjxairAre You a Twitter Spammer?

(English → हिन्दी) 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 → हिन्दी) 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 Collaborationx5r2o9rc76pyqrgj6drv6zt225ag39vrHow to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration">How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaborationmpjyxr0wljigdjoovdcd5t8odgxmryt3How to Manage an Email Discussion List to Invite Collaboration

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Listsjfr957gyegem7jw4073gocpwmz37slc2 NTEN Discussqot5bm6di53d83qbnhgp4yrc82amnvo3 NOSItpy3pdtvpkr42yl48zqgumpnm7ux774r Riders Techwqmjk4gew0fddugxbyi72s5gjdxrs1mf Riders Talk5cy5in8mavkytots874sqoewp1aws2hn Open Translation Tools53o43qs81jo7wvo79va18eqke8oljx2f 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 Matrix00jvj87jdda4tco4cy6el0yvhd5llaqcKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix">Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrixkgn2pycdkb4av5w77pg346kvin0ycabnKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix

(English → हिन्दी) 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 Practicesdm49g8ejrssubgzjd5chuaqutr4frhjvTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices">Tools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices4j7vhc8efc3pdi8utlnc1xuh8nft2wjxTools to Introduce Online Communications Best Practices

(English → हिन्दी) 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.jy04kztz2cph01s5njykp755w2ynti42 As part of that effort, I put together some […]

Facebook Groups: Banished to the Archivet04bzrfygx9hjcu23b502b7dfi0lwvegFacebook Groups: Banished to the Archive">Facebook Groups: Banished to the Archivebqtkvuzeq52ow03afsu7wl7abv9veg5fFacebook Groups: Banished to the Archive

(English → हिन्दी) 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 Management3y7wyxqoo0dct6uyyiwazryr5z4qt6emTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementcua0h2kjd267cqlrwx7nne1ekdfmmlwoTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → हिन्दी) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.1gf12yzh1dbfoh7sna2uc89ipg8uo7of 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:uso4b4u3uzzisgji3a8w7ilk22oje5vz Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.dle4eqwq46maf7yyniy79aysatobr31u Volunteers […]

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