The WikiPedia page that lists digital file formats contains 82 entries just for documents that store plain and formatted text. The US Library of Congress’s list of file formats is equaling daunting and baffling. In today’s workplace, an unopenable file can grind a project to a halt. Luckily, the internet provides quality free file conversion...Continue reading
Public services need to serve all the public. Not all the public are digitally savvy adults between the ages of 18 and 35 with perfect eyesight, hearing, and mobility. Accessible design ensures those with limited hearing, sight, mobility, and other impairments can access the public information and services that they need and pay for.
Are you a visual thinker with a lot on your mind? Try mind mapping to get all your thoughts out of your head and onto a screen where you can connect, rearrange, and elaborate.
Recent and ongoing incidents of blatant racism and police brutality against African Americans has reignited the discussion of reparations for the US history of slavery and racism. After 250 years of legal slavery and another 150+ years of discrimination, what could reparations even look like? Here’s a design experiment for reparations, based on topics covered...Continue reading
In promotion, vocabulary makes a difference. In the US, promotion has been our best tool in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the absence of widespread testing and available treatments. But the muddled message and vocabulary between politicians, scientists, and the healthcare community has led to a fractured public health effort.
Marketing the social good often gets done on a shoestring budget.
As I write this, the year 2020 is just days away. For years, plenty of corporate and civic initiatives carried names like “Vision 2020” or “Impact 2020.”
A picture is worth a thousand words, which means that great promotion often comes down to strong images.
For nonprofits, filling volunteer opportunities requiring professional skills may be harder than hiring professional staff.
With all the benefits nonprofits can reap from blogging, I’m always amazed that so many organizations skip blogging. Or worse, do it poorly. Here are seven (deadly?) sins of nonprofit blogging to avoid.