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Bill Brown's picture

Upgrade your print stylesheets

By using the ‘print’ media type with the @media at-rule we can provide some special CSS declarations for when someone prints out your website.

Design

Ben Fryc's picture

Style Tiles: "No, It's Not The Home Page"

Our goal is to provide the best possible design for our clients. This involves a creative process that includes in-depth exploration and experimentation. We gather information from our clients in order to better understand where they would like their brand to go, and then we get to work.

Strategy

Leif Nordberg's picture

Cool Tool Update - Optimizely and A/B testing

A few weeks ago, the we had the opportunity to sit in on a demo of Optimizely, a website optimization software company. We’ve found tools like this to be extremely useful for Echo & Co. clients and wanted to share why.

Tech

Peter Sax's picture

Storytelling With Maps Without Reinventing the Wheel

Project Aware is a global network of scuba divers mobilized to protect our oceans.

Strategy

Tony Guzmán's picture

I don’t want a map, I want a map builder!

The last six months have been full of maps at Echo & Co. We recently built some pretty cool maps for Project AWARE and AVAC to name a few.

Strategy

Jesse Littlewood's picture

What Nonprofits Can Learn From the NYT Innovation Report

The leak-slash-release of the New York Times Innovation Report two months ago showed a company struggling to place an adequate focus on digital. Despite its intended focus on journalism, the report holds a number of lessons that nonprofits can apply to their own operations.

Strategy

Sarah Allin's picture

Taking on Mississippi’s Divisions 50 Years Later: Why overcoming persistent inequality will require the internet

Fifty years ago, an exceptional effort gave a voice to African-American Mississippians that were not previously allowed to participate in the political process. Today, it will take online resources to ensure similar voices are better incorporated in Mississippi’s state policy environment.

Strategy

Nicco Mele's picture

Courage, Sound Nerves, Stark Beauty

Ten years ago, in a coffee shop in Burlington, Vermont, we decided to start EchoDitto. At the time, we had no idea what we were doing. I can say without a trace of exaggeration the journey has required personal courage and sound nerves. And it has needed -- desperately -- stark beauty.

Tech

Paul Venuti's picture

Module Monday: View Modes by View

Here at Echo & Co., we make extensive use of the Display Suite module, which means that we also use a lot of view modes.

Strategy

Matt Morse's picture

You Don't Just Need a New Website

Many philanthropic organizations feel lost in the jungle of technology. They realize their technological path has tapered off in its efficacy, but changing digital strategy can seem intimidating or even dangerous.

Strategy

Tony Guzmán's picture

Introducing the new avac.org

I tend to be attracted to big causes. Heck, for many years I worked to eradicate the world of nuclear weapons, so big global issues don’t intimidate me. It makes sense then why I was quickly attracted to my client AVAC and their work to rid the world of AIDS.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: http://endofbig.com