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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Content Strategy 101

Content strategy refers to the process of strategic planning used to get the biggest bang out of your website content.

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GOTV in New Hampshire Recap

Last week, I had the honor and pleasure to work with Michael Ansara on the Get Out The Vote effort for Obama in New Hampshire. Michael is not the Syrian-born American stage, screen, and voice actor best known for his portrayal of Cochise in the American television series Broken Arrow.

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In a Disaster, Companies' True Priorities Become Clear

In the wake of hurricane Sandy, an incredible number of folks were affected at several different levels along the east coast.  The largest city in the country, New York, experienced flooding like no one there had ever experienced.

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Drupal and Avectra

Over the past few years, EchoDitto has done some of our coolest work in an area widely neglected by other development firms: integrations between Drupal and Avectra. Case in point: Scouts.ca.

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