“(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


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.


Jesse Littlewood's picture

Quick Tip: Convio Custom CSS Page Wrappers

Convio Luminate is one of the most popular constituent relationship management (CRM) software systems used by non-profits. This post details how you can use external custom CSS and/or JavaScript to "skin" the look of a Convio-hosted page (like a petition or survey).


Apollo Gonzales's picture

Weekly Web Round Up - Oct. 12

A couple of reality-check items came up in our reader this week. Those of us who do this work, either on the service or the client end, spend our days living within the confines of our screens.


Alex Bea's picture

Leave no Google Grants on the table

Google Grants for AdWords are one of the greatest gifts given to nonprofits by the great and powerful Google. Like so many equally useful sweaters from grandma, they are all too often ignored or not used to their potential.


Juan González's picture

First Presidential Debate Tech Roundup

Tonight, Americans tuned in to their favorite broadcasting channels to listen to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney debate, bearing witne


Justin Pinder's picture

I know where you were last night, part deux

Back when I first wrote about the location tracking features in Apple's mobile operating system, iOS6 was just a glimmer in Steve Job's Tim Cook's eye.


Tony Guzmán's picture

Introducing Camellia Network

At Echo & Co. we like to imagine a venn diagram representing our ideal project, where one circle is the criteria that the project is technically innovative and the second circle is the criteria that the project be in line with our social change values.


Juan González's picture

Balancing Community Building with Audience Engagement

Two weeks ago, the gaming firm ArenaNet launched one of the most highly-anticipated video game titles in years, Guild Wars 2.


Apollo Gonzales's picture

Weekly Web Round Up - Aug. 31

There were lots of big things happening on the web this week. Here are a few of the items we were reading about.

Election 2012


Alan Ivey's picture

Three ways to get Drush on OS X

As I've said before, we love drush. It's hard to imagine doing Drupal work without it.


Liz Schwartz's picture

Vote EchoDitto for 2013!

It’s that time of year again - you’re weeding through the candidates, considering your options, thinking about the kind of future you want to see, and then voting accordingly to try to make that future a reality.

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