3 Lessons Learned from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted: August 14th, 2014

At Social Driver, there are few things that get us more excited than seeing organizations, associations, and companies get creative with social media to support a great cause—and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge certainly fits the bill. If your Facebook perusing habits are anything like ours, you’ve probably noticed a disruption in your normally scheduled […]

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Dancing, Prancing and Squirming

Posted: October 3rd, 2013

Last Friday Social Driver kicked off our new bi-monthly breakfast series, Get With the Future Fridays. We had waffles cooking, coffee brewing, and energizing conversations with our awesome guests that started our morning off right. As part of our early extravaganza, we watched some of the most viral videos of the week. Check out our […]

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Social Driver Has a New Website!

Posted: July 24th, 2013

CANEXBACK.COM At Social Driver, we believe innovation doesn’t come gradually, it ‘pops’. So, when it came to revamping our website we wanted to add some pizazz. We knew we had the resources, but we needed time and teamwork to create a great site. We kicked off our redesign with a Pop-Up Innovation Lab. We gathered […]

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6 Kickstarter Campaigns We Think Will Be Successful

Posted: March 6th, 2013

Digital campaigns have come a long way! Promoting up and coming products, services, and/or campaigns is now more readily available through Kickstarter—“a funding platform for creative projects.” At Social Driver, we help clients Get with the Future by supporting both entertaining and revolutionary social projects. Check out 6 of the best Kickstarter video campaigns that […]

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Social Driver Visits Capital Area Food Bank Open House

Posted: October 22nd, 2012

We visited our friends over at the Capital Area Food Bank during their open house the other week. We were both inspired and excited about the incredible work that CAFB is doing for our community. We had the honor of working with them on their new responsive website this year and we look forward to […]

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How to Replace Silent Auction Bid Sheets Using BidPal

Posted: October 18th, 2012

Check out what’s been happening over at Social Driver’s YouTube Channel! Once Social Driver’s Anthony Shop saw BidPal in action, he wanted to learn more. Area director for BidPal, Josh Meyer, presented his new innovation to replace those pesky silent auction bid sheets with handheld devices. BidPal is helping traditional galas “get with the future” […]

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5 Insider Tips to Activate Your Influencers (How We Fell in Love With a City)

Posted: September 24th, 2012

We are so happy to welcome Julia Rocchi, the Managing Editor for the National Trust for Historic Preservation back to the Social Driver blog (see her previous post 5 Essential Tips for a Successful Nonprofit Website Redesign).   At our most recent Social Driver’s Ed, Julia shared 5 tips for finding and engaging influencers through […]

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Scaling Your Success with the Digital Web: 3 Trends to Watch

Posted: August 6th, 2012

At Social Driver we like to talk about “getting with the future.” One of things that make me really excited about the future is the fact that people have great ideas, want to do really good things, and launch awesome products. With the digital web and the social web, these people are able to take […]

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Video of the Week: Life Cycle Told Through Typography

Posted: June 18th, 2012

This video was shown at the opening of the Typophile Conference in Seattle in July 2007. It is an inspiring example of how we can use design to not only create something beautiful, but to tell a story. There is no identity or personal characteristics revealed in the video, just a sped up story of […]

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Contactually: The Most Promising Email Contact Management Tool We’ve Seen

Posted: June 5th, 2012

We’ve heard it time and time again: “it’s not about what you know, it’s about who you know.” Indeed, networking is more crucial than ever, but let’s be real – who has time for all those follow-up emails, phone calls, and lunch dates when we already struggle to balance our current professional and personal relationships? […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Crowdfunding for Startups

Posted: May 29th, 2012

With the passage of the JOBS Act, securities-backed crowdfunding for small companies has become a reality. A lot is not yet known about this new fundraising tool. Luckily, we have our good friends Sara Hanks and Brian Knight of CrowdCheck to help us through the thick of it. Here’s five big take aways: 1. Valuation […]

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How to Create a Digital Strategy

Posted: May 8th, 2012

Those Social Driver guys always seem so with the future, right? Curious how we manage to keep it on top of it all while the online landscape is always changing and evolving? Curiosity cured! Here’s a peak behind the curtain featuring Social Driver’s CTO and Founder, Thomas Sanchez, presented at our Social Driver’s Ed on […]

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How to Create a Digital Strategy

Using The New Facebook Timeline for Business

Posted: May 5th, 2012

Sometimes it seems that Facebook changes up its look just often enough to drive users absolutely bonkers. If you look at the whole history of Facebook design changes, it’s pretty clear that Facebook is just experimenting with making it easier for people to connect and share with each other. And, they’ve been pretty successful at […]

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How to Use Facebook Timeline For Business