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“(Here are) the raw material of facts and thoughts, wood, as it were, so called from the multiplicity and variety of the matter contained therein.”
From Ben Jonson’s Commonplace Book

Strategy

Tony Guzmán's picture

When Less is Actually More

We’ve all heard the adage that less is more. It’s a succinct retort to our natural tendency to desire whatever is the biggest, the fastest, the fanciest, or the sparkliest, an effect exacerbated in technology and on the internet where trends are born and die within hours or minutes.

Strategy

Three Unlikely Words that Translate to Success

What’s the most valuable three-word phrase in the English language? Debatable. People tend to agree that I love you is up there. You’re on fire might also be a contender.

Tech

Will Patterson's picture

Getting Started with Backbone JS and RestWS in Drupal 7

With all the talk about REST and Backbone support in Drupal 8 core, it seems like Drupal 7 could use a little love—and after all, those web apps really can't wait.

Strategy

Stephanie Todd's picture

5 Ways Content Can Stall Your Launch

We’ve all heard by now that content is king. It’s the reason why your visitors come to your site, read your pages, and follow you on social media.

Strategy

Graziella Jackson's picture

10 Ways to Drive UX Innovation

The other day, a client asked me how to go about starting a culture of UX innovation within her organization. There are ten steps that you can take to get this strategy in place.

Strategy

Sara Kaplow's picture

Thinking Outside of Yourself

Prioritizing others is at the heart of what many of our clients at Echo & Co. do. It’s what the nonprofits we love are formed around: working toward the greater good, fighting for the disenfranchised, shining light on injustice, and trying to make the world a better place.

Strategy

Lauren Zingarelli's picture

The Ultimate Email Checklist

Our ultimate email checklist is a series of checks, or reminders, of what needs to be in place before you set targeting and hit send. It's similar to your grocery list.

Tech

Miles Blackwood's picture

Rapid Drupal Scaffolding with Yeoman

The Console module in Drupal 8 has a lot of developers excited, seeing as it has built in support for scaffolding out and generating modules at the command line.

Tech

Nick Massa's picture

Code Academy: How My Big Risk Paid Off in a Big Way

What do you get when you take an English major, put him in a room with a bunch of incredibly bright tech minds, and tell him to spend the next several months learning how to code?

Design

Ryan Co's picture

Designing with Math in Mind

Design can sometimes be a subjective process. As experts in the field, we study our client's brand and business goals, rely on our expertise, and search out inspiration to help guide us in making design decisions.

Strategy

Leif Nordberg's picture

5 Digital Priorities for Your Organization in 2015

It may not be Dick Clark official, but it’s true nonetheless: 2015 is upon us. With it comes new budget cycles, fundraising goals, and election countdowns.

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