Category Archives: Radical Insights

Battling High School Drop Outs

Fact:  Indiana determines how much prison space it will need in 15 years by measuring our 3rd graders’ test scores.  That is scary. We’ve heard this in the past from United Way and this was effectively used on the front … Continue reading

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Apple Watch, Tattoos, Fundraising

News came out this week that there’s a *workaround* for the Apple Watch if you have tattoos on your wrist. A workaround. That’s hilarious! They have discovered after the recent much heralded release that Apple’s new Apple Watch has difficulty … Continue reading

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Volunteering — Who Likes This Stuff??

I woke up one day and realized I was neck-deep in all-things volunteering and I don’t even like to volunteer. At eTapestry we had regular service project days and since all eTapestry clients are charities, it was a no-brainer on … Continue reading

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Ice Bucket Results, Social Media, & Online Fundraising

Donate Now buttons are fun! There are some new reports from the usual suspects – with Blackbaud releasing its Charitable Giving Report for 2013 and our community’s Indianapolis Business Journal interviewing the local web-fundraising superstar (former eTapestry CEO, now Bloomerang … Continue reading

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Great stats on when people open email

What our data told us about the best time to send email campaigns By Ros Hodgekiss on 8th August 2014 Who really waits to get to their desk before reading their email these days? In reality, many people start their workday … Continue reading

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eTapestry Youtube Advertisement

Very nicely done video ad for eTapestry

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Off Road Quads | Driving (Web) Traffic

There’s a popular commercial going around now talking about “if you don’t have a website – people aren’t going to take you seriously.”  I would add that your web presence needs to be even more than just having a site. … Continue reading

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24 x 7

eTapestry is on 24-7 are you? Now that I have started a couple businesses and work primarily from my home office – I tell people I’m perpetually always working and I’m perpetually always not working.  That’s not physically possible. But … Continue reading

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Indy Community Centers Closing

The Indy Star recently ran a great article about the closing of a few Indianapolis community centers (“Community centers are too important to fail”) and how the city may not be really doing anything about it. The article is also trying … Continue reading

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Impactful Non-profit Video, Social | Best Practice

One of the non-profit boards I’m involved with is Safe Families. They do some amazing work and are expanding rapidly. We call it a movement. Recently the founder of Safe Families of Central IN (who is a good friend of mine) was interviewed … Continue reading

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