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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

Tech

Peter Sax's picture

3 Major Reasons Drupal 8 is Worth the Investment

Saying a modern nonprofit or business needs a website is like saying the tires on your car need air. Deny it and you’re going to have a bad time.

Tech

Will Patterson's picture

Getting Line Count (and Length) with JavaScript

JavaScript provides fantastic tools for dealing with HTML element positions, but when it comes to text nodes there are very few options.

Strategy

Lauren Zingarelli's picture

A Nonprofit Wish List

It's that time of year again. The season can't help but lend itself to a variation of posts modeled after the classic wish list. And yet, here’s another.

Strategy

Dibby Johnson's picture

Retreat Yourself!

Let me tell you about the recent Echo & Co. retreat and why you should plan one for your team. A well-planned retreat can be time and money well spent.

Strategy

Leif Nordberg's picture

Looking Local: Our Work with Root Cause

We work very hard to help our clients carry out their life changing work, which often shifts our attention to some of the most underserved populations and regions.

Strategy

Tony Guzmán's picture

Building flexibility into MIT's new online newsletter

We recently launched a new site for MIT’s Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) department that has, at its core, the goal of providing flexibility to the CEE team.

Design

Jessica Teal's picture

Driving Online Action with Social Media Graphics

Last week I hosted a Google Hangout with Kevin Call from Everytown for Gun Safety to discuss visually impactful content designed specifically for social media.

Tech

Peter Sax's picture

Architecting Brennan Center's Interactive Map Building Tool

Our own devilishly handsome Project Manager and #1 Giants fan Tony Guzmán already wrote about the U.S. State Map building tool we created for the Brennan Center for Justice.

Design

Jeff Grieve's picture

Everytown: Using Social Media Graphics to End Gun Violence

As social media networks become a ubiquitous part of our lives, their importance to social advocacy organizations, both on and offline, grows by leaps and bounds.

Strategy

Dibby Johnson's picture

We Want to Make a Difference Online

Echo & Co. is all about helping our clients find ways to use technology to bridge gaps and expand outreach in communities that make a difference.

Tech

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.

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