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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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15 Books That Helped Shaped My Approach to UX

I was enjoying a quiet moment alone on the back patio during Thanksgiving break with my family and came across a WIRED

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Preparing Your Content for a Redesign

You’re about to take on a website redesign, and as you look over all blog posts, resources, white papers and other content that has accumulated on your old site over the years you probably ask, “Where do I start?” Many of our client partners just don’t know enough about their website content and

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What Success Looks Like in 2017

If you’re still reeling from the results of this election, you’re not alone. Most of our friends and partners — and millions of others — are feeling the same.

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How We Approach Content—and What You Can Do to Grab More Attention

It's highly likely I've already lost you. A widely cited 2015 study that is still circulating the web caused a stir last year by claiming humans now have shor

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Highlights from this year's Social Innovation Summit

Last Wednesday I joined a diverse group of luminaries, changemakers, and professionals gathered at the Ronald Reagan Trade Center in Washington, DC for the 2016 Social Innovation Summit (SIS16).

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Echo Named “Official Webby Honoree” for Greenpeace USA

We’re excited to share that the 20th Annual Webby Awards has recognized our work with Greenpeace USA as an Official Webby Honoree.

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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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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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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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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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