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Best and Worst 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Websites

The 2020 Democratic Presidential primary is in full swing.  As someone who used to work in politics and still builds website for a living, I have an interest in campaign websites and always check them out.  Given how wide open the race is, I decided to share my thoughts after reviewing the sites of all major 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates....

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The 2020 Democratic SEO Primary

After Kamala Harris launched her Presidential campaign a few weeks ago, like thousands of others I took to Google to learn more about her. I Googled “Kamala Harris”, hoping to check out her official 2020 campaign site.

I couldn’t find it. There were no sponsored Google ads pointing me to it and her campaign site didn’t appear in the first page of Google’s search results....

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How to write better proposals

I was flying down to San Antonio recently for the holidays. It is about a three and a half hour flight from DC to San Antonio, so my intention was to get on the plane wifi and work the duration of the flight. I would answer some emails, review some work from other team members,...

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Fifteen Great Social Media Posts by Nonprofits

In researching our recent study on the use of social media by nonprofits, we went through a ton of Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter posts. Here are fifteen of the most successful and inspiring posts we saw.

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Wounded Warrior Project

The Wounded Warrior Project does a great job updating its social media presence. ...

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On the Importance of User Testing

The danger of hidden usability issues

If you have worked in the web development industry, you’ve probably had the following scenario play out on more than one of your projects.

You work on something for a year. Your internal team tests extensively for months. You are proud and excited about the work you’ve done....

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