“(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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#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:


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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).


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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.


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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.


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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

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