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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

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Leif Nordberg's picture

A cheat sheet for images on social media

A new year means it's a good time to take care of some housekeeping. After taxes and getting used to writing 2016 on everything (thankgoodness checks are largely a thing of the past), the next obvious item on everyone's list is to make sure their social media game is on point. 

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Nick Vadala's picture

5 Tips for Nonprofits Considering a New Website

Are you a nonprofit considering a new website? 

Before you get overwhelmed with of all the technical details, it is important to be sure you are grounded in the basic elements that will make your site effective in supporting your mission.

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Juan González's picture

Year-End Giving Starts Now!

Year-end giving is traditionally associated with the annual holiday season, and many nonprofit foundations and charitable organizations typically wait until November or December to put together a communications and marketing plan only to rush it out the door to get tax deductible contributions before December 31st.

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Sara Kaplow's picture

6 Things the 'Tech Girls' Taught Me

My new favorite Echo & Co. tradition (with apologies to the gong, binary questions, and 5 minute teaches) is playing host to a couple of Tech Girls in the D.C. office.

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Rachel Talamo's picture

Mobile's Gone Global

About two weeks ago, China Internet Network Information Center reported that a whopping 90 percent of China’s internet users surf the web with smartphones, marking a 25 percent increase in four years.

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Nick Massa's picture

Drupal 8? Drupal, Wait

If you’ve been following the Drupal community, you’re probably well aware of the impending arrival of Drupal 8. Just don’t expect to see any D8 sites flying out our doors anytime soon.

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Rachel Talamo's picture

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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