Top 10 Design Inspiration Resources

Posted: October 30th, 2014

We are huge believers in the open source community. There are thousands of creative people solving complex problems and sharing their findings, processes and ideas every day online. Often, when we’re working on a project, we find ourselves facing challenges others have already spent untold hours developing solutions for. As designers and technologists, it would […]

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Social Driver CEO Thomas Sanchez Appointed to Mayor Gray’s Innovation and Technology Inclusion Council

Posted: October 28th, 2014

Social Driver Founder and CEO Thomas Sanchez was sworn in as a member of Mayor Vincent Gray’s Innovation and Technology Inclusion Council Monday evening. The Council will, in the words of Mayor Gray, focus on ensuring “a more inclusive tech economy,” and will convene to advise District officials on ways to stress diversity in the growth of […]

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Working Out Your Organizational Culture

Posted: October 23rd, 2014

At Social Driver, we are always seeking new and creative ways to make our company culture great. So whenever we can participate in activities that let us work with different team members in new contexts, we are all about it. That’s why we were so excited to welcome Jaime Andrews, renowned fitness guru in the […]

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Exclusive eBook: 30 Steps for a Nonprofit Website Redesign

Posted: October 14th, 2014

At Social Driver, we understand that a nonprofit website redesign can be a challenging process, and it’s hard to know where to begin. We published our Best Nonprofit Websites of 2014 five months ago to help you get inspiration for your nonprofit website redesign. Our friends at EveryAction, an engagement and development platform for nonprofits, gave […]

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6 Best Drupal Modules You Never Knew Existed

Posted: October 9th, 2014

It’s an indisputable fact that the Internet has radically shifted almost every aspect of modern society. Everything from news to commerce has repositioned its primary venue to be housed online—making Content Management Systems (CMS) such as Drupal essential for their utility and approach to more rapid web development. Today, though, we are taking the opportunity […]

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Sketching: The Value of Pen + Ink in a Digital World

Posted: October 2nd, 2014

Bright eyed, on the first day of a design internship, I headed straight to the computer to begin my first project. It was going pretty well: I assessed the design brief, had my fonts and colors ready, and started throwing everything in InDesign. As my mentor came by to see my progress, he stopped short, […]

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Hootsuite vs. Sprout Social: Social Media Management Showdown

Posted: September 25th, 2014

With so many social media management tools available, it’s difficult to know for sure which platform best suits your organization’s needs. There’s no doubt that there are a lot of great tools out there—and to decide which one is perfect for you, remember that there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. As we always say at Social Driver, start […]

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Arby’s Talks Grammys, Pharrell, and That Infamous Hat

Posted: September 4th, 2014

“Hey, @Pharrell, can we have our hat back?” It was the tweet heard ’round the world during the 2013 Grammy Awards. Tweeted by Arby’s, the post garnered 117 million impressions—the advertising equivalent to $30 million—and turned the quick-service sandwich chain into an unlikely social media hero. Arby’s later purchased the hat in question for a […]

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How to Run a Kick-Ass Kickstarter Campaign

Posted: August 28th, 2014

At Social Driver, we like nothing more than keeping track of noteworthy trends and shining examples of entrepreneurial spirit. So, we take notice when organizations like Kickstarter, a crowdfunding site that allows creators to receive funding from interested supporters, promote novel campaign ideas. With some ideas generating upwards of $5 million, it has us wondering: […]

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[Infographic] Why Invest in Influence Marketing

Posted: August 21st, 2014

At Social Driver, one of the most consistent trends we’ve noticed across all social channels is the impact digital influencers have on shaping online conversations. Influencers can make solid connections with both the audience you have and the one you want to tap into and, research shows, they are able to gain a level of trust with […]

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