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Top 5 Reasons for your Cause to Participate in #GivingTuesday

It’s that time of year again. The day after you give thanks for all the wonderful things in your life, you wait in line for hours to get the cheapest… well, everything. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become synonymous with the day the Holiday season starts, sales on electronics, and treating yourself. It can be hard to step back and think about others. #GivingTuesday reminds you that during this busy time of year, there are many people and cause organizations that could really use your help and generosity. If your cause is not already involved with December 2nd, #GivingTuesday, now is the time!

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Hootsuite vs. Buffer: Battle of the Social Media Tools

As social media becomes a necessity for every organization, you may be asking yourself the question: “How can I make this easier?”  There are many tools that help with social media monitoring, posting and scheduling. Making sense of these tools is half the battle so we thought we’d lend you a hand by comparing the two most popular tools on the market: Hootsuite and Buffer.

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Introducing our newest hire: Dana Jensen

It’s been a fun and busy Fall season at Visceral with with the addition of our latest hire, Dana Jensen in the San Diego office. Dana is officially joining the Visceral team as a Junior Project Manager after interning with the us for the summer.

Introducing the New Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Website

Our team is proud to partner with the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) for the launch of their new website.

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Common Web Design Terms – Technical Edition

Here at Visceral, we recognize that some of the terms we use every day might sound a little bit like a foreign language to you.  To make things easier, we have created this guide that defines many of the technical terms and acronyms that we use frequently so that you can familiarize yourself with the terminology before diving into a website redesign.

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Get the Most From Your Website Redesign Agency

Once the decision has been made to redesign your organization’s website, what are the next steps? Regardless of the rationale, we have provided a guide for what you should know before engaging with a digital agency. A little pre-prep before making the hire will ensure you get the most return on your investment and create a productive relationship.

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10 Ways to Integrate Social Media into your Cause’s Website

By now it is well understood that social media is important for a cause driven organization.  When integrated with your website, it can increase traffic and heighten interactions with your audiences in new and meaningful ways. These are the top 10 ways we recommend integrating the different platforms of social media into your website.

Five Tips for Success

I had the honor of being part of the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation (MCSF) Annual Scholarship Announcement Ceremony Panel.  MCSF is the Nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children.  Each year they award scholarships to college students and hold a ceremony with a panel of speakers who give brief talks with tips and tricks for succeeding in college, sounding smart in job interviews, maximizing internships, etc.

Climate Victory Needs You!

Climate change is a controversial topic that cannot be ignored. As the debate continues, we are proud to share our work on the Climate Victory campaign to support clean energy alternatives. To help cut through the noise we helped our partner PR agency, Marcacci Communications, bring the campaign to life through a series of WWII propaganda-themed posters. 

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How to Create an Effective Hashtag for Your Cause

Two centuries ago, Romantic poet Lord Byron correctly observed that “a drop of ink may make a million think.” Byron’s generation was the first born into a progressively egalitarian public sphere that rapidly spread across Europe; thriving trade and early capitalism created a new middle class that challenged monarchical standards, desired rational answers to life’s scientific mysteries, and above all, demanded a free exchange of ideas and information. Byron well recognized that just a few succinct words implanted into this social network – which could finally be disseminated to the masses with ease – could revolutionize public opinion and, thus, action.