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(English → 中文) 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?akff90kytxh6g6izn070c0s852mph8oi (Hold up, if first you want to get caught up on “What is the Cloud?“? Read from Mashable or LearnFree.)leo007x1mjn8l5uql0vlp959z6lwqov2 Calling it “The Cloud” […]

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(English → 中文) 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%?y2hxon0mwwxtow9rsoax3uws43rlr6ofAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?">Are Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?pg21psuh3g868g12rmltaz0g1ilh2n7iAre Your Emails Skim? Or 2%?

(English → 中文) 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.axkz5634662ngl2h1bwpo3wy3scye9oe When it comes to email newsletters, skimmability […]

Are You a Twitter Spammer?cfi0f64cj0lho0963k0z52ue0rmk7x8aAre You a Twitter Spammer?">Are You a Twitter Spammer?3tllfafo7keb720g1ztcb6x1e4eezcosAre You a Twitter Spammer?

(English → 中文) 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 → 中文) 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 → 中文) View originalTranslators: Some Nonprofit Tech Discussion Listswqn3erqqhe9ioequhjutvufb7jni81hu NTEN Discussuo4dp881hxgywc2m9bcq6clivof2fp3z NOSIdug3tvbqe7nubfer2vw47quaoqtnus1x Riders Techbaeu4ut1wpt91c81umv1ipzgbd360g42 Riders Talkxt2simg2lnz0dq4vym6b8vgs81o03a4q Open Translation Toolsdr02b3ydlonxloy5pd5qjvlyvnyjsypv 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 Matrixmbk5ukkyvz0v443mbl43bi6oqd8x63djKeeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix">Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrixoe1lh9opxuaeulviwh1ncjvknamfswn6Keeping Track of Your Dashboard Feeds with a Listening Matrix

(English → 中文) 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 → 中文) 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.gm6gho6ibcwev9d2zkjyrbx64ned8dke As part of that effort, I put together some […]

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(English → 中文) 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 Managementuzuqlgvpcm6efk4zz7ct21p2y8mc8b5tTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management">Tools for Nonprofit Volunteer Managementlvfclkpjiny9g4drx5n685spc3fp0q5cTools for Nonprofit Volunteer Management

(English → 中文) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.9p8m2ioxgownl07zhx71qpzobiw60cl0 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:av3c65r4wylk13jnsz9y948z63tazgkz Expect Nothing. Be Happy with Anything.0hxg4ojc9brnyxw06pu1fhzfu96xyyep Volunteers […]

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