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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.


Nicco Mele's picture

Future Perfect

When I first read Eric S. Raymond's landmark essay on open-source programming, "The Cathedral and the Bazaar", I was delighted.


Leif Nordberg's picture

The shortest fundraising plan for the end of the year

It's Thursday. There are 11 days left in 2012 and I'm the jerk posting now on how to close out the year. Take away weekends and Christmas and the feat


Alan Ivey's picture

Usable MAMP on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion

MAMP on OS X is a great way to quickly get started on Apache/MySQL/PHP development locally on a Mac. Unfortunately, I've found th


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That’s right, Hey. As my grandmother used to say, “Hay is for horses”.


Nicco Mele's picture

Small Money, Hard Data, and TV

It is going to take some time to understand what happened during the 2012 cycle, and how the Democrats achieved such a decisive victory.


Apollo Gonzales's picture

Build Tools For Organizers, Not to Replace Them

One of the most gratifying things about doing this work over the last 6 or 7 years has been to watch organizations embrace digital tools.


Jesse Littlewood's picture

Measuring Success

This post is for people who want to make their group succeed and believe in the importance of measuring success. So lets start there.


Apollo Gonzales's picture

On Capes for Grown Ups, and Delight

Last week, my colleague Jesse Littlewood tweeted at me about a cool project the folks at Arc'teryxhad done.


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#Giving Tuesday

As usual, the days after Thanksgiving this year were full of news about sales and deals, and, if you’re like me, your inbox was inundated with emails hyping up the Three Days of Shopping.


Ethan Winn's picture

Social-tech GoTV Has Grown Up

It’s no news that voter turnout was one of the key determining factors in this year's election.