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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Text messaging is more accessible than ever and can be a powerful tool in direct community organizing.lolvfrrcnpoq6zpz5s7d9snfz6e43hxf Is Text Messaging Right for Your Work?2i5esasqabxbpaizqx2x3xqq8pojfvc8 Short Message Service (SMS) can be an effective method for communicating and interacting with a relatively large audience of supporters in a direct and engaging way. […]

Data: Your Most Important Tech Assetjl1ifjq8c41nvhkkg5u6qjl29a209v8jData: Your Most Important Tech Asset">Data: Your Most Important Tech Assetoexywwxvt9uotlutmvv7hzwlwolln5v2Data: Your Most Important Tech Asset

(English → Español) 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: […]

How Do You Manage Your Passwords?zc1h5utcwfm5ua1cgmfzoo4cwa85w6zlHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?">How Do You Manage Your Passwords?lmeelohhv1enrd92kte0emwu0m768dkkHow Do You Manage Your Passwords?

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.8mw9cn3aszrrq5wlnbrkoexum7dzo8qn One issue that organizations often ask us about with exasperation is passwords. That necessary headache that everyone has a different way of managing badly.1hnu3uyw3lyud5qc3tgm17rvhsu7goy8 How do you manage them?2rvbox00ua23zd3rnine1g32609fqk2i Do you have a text document […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Matt asked me to take a few lines and discuss the tools I use in my role in Operations here at Aspiration. We agreed the best way to get that ball rolling was to build out a toolbox in SSC highlighting them. And not surprisingly to those that read this […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: With all of this talk about channels, focuses (foci) and conversation, the elephant in the room is the Social Source Commons Facebook page. Kind of the Jan Brady compared to the Marcia that is the Aspiration Facebook page, our SSC Facebook page just doesn’t get much play. While the Aspiration […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Javascript is disabled. To see the toolbox, please enable Javascript or see the toolbox page.bfeojcx0ef6gfih5l76x0t780chgwg3y 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. […]

Open Source GIS, Negotiating and a Mad Lady Named Mimi1lin9fgqnlk7gpu1xxynqo3rlcnnjclbOpen Source GIS, Negotiating and a Mad Lady Named Mimi">Open Source GIS, Negotiating and a Mad Lady Named Mimilnzmfljhohcq7n4eiuc696rn0904m4cxOpen Source GIS, Negotiating and a Mad Lady Named Mimi

(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Another week at Social Source Commons, another set of great tools. Here are a few of the tools that picqued my interest as I watched them roll in from the SSC New Tools RSS Feed. Have any experience with these? Why not let us know what you think? 😀m1yyxeydduh7o6sq2y5mugxa2q4w6nvj Open […]

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(English → Español) View originalTranslators: Facebookws9lzmxaoy072fhmmu603tgwqae71dro Redmine4w4qf57z2snahquzikrlq66twyqt0dlv Basecamp8f9otetirqbjs47a31jcgummalbn37k1 Traclmagbqqfu0ggtwk6tif9jwo68ag3ywta Intervalshturt15vxa3ec6g21hu75h8rozl0v422 Loop11norxhwcpwd8ikccjxxub3fd36qukk7kx Treejack5g0w1hetokd962qhy4k2lppswx9tdlp9 Hello, SSC-ers! I thought you might be interested in a few posts about various tool-related topics. Let the tool education begin!1nj72tt99ui77c3vo2yio99cu4f8rtyi Social Network Users Double in US1ys7nedvjjngtkhbqa69pj3kkcdzkp3c Mashable‘s Adam Ostrow looks at Foster Research’s new report about American online behavior. About 1/3 of […]


(English → Español) View originalTranslators: We all know that you can pull feeds from Social Source Commons. Through RSS, you can be automatically notified for all sorts of changes from new users to new toolboxes. RSS feeds are a great way to get a wide range of updates from all over the internet together in […]

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