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How to Choose a Web Designer, The Hard Questions

Your website is your business’ or organization’s face to the world — it should be a place where you educate, story tell, engage, sell, and introduce yourself. Is your current website achieving these objectives? There are many signs that it’s time for a transformation: your site isn’t mobile friendly, you have a high bounce rate, … Continued

Why Unity is an Open Source Agency

Open source is more than just a tech buzzword. It’s a philosophy by which we operate at Unity and by which I personally try to live. I believe that when we embrace the five principles of open source, we act with integrity, clarity, and equity. And in so doing, we contribute to a better world. … Continued

Creative Spotlight: The Rural Center’s 2016 Story

This spring, Unity Digital Agency was approached by the North Carolina Rural Center to design and help craft their annual report. The Rural Center publishes its annual Impacts Report providing a summary of the year’s programs, accomplishments, outcomes, and partnerships that affect rural North Carolina. We combined thoughtful storytelling and informative graphics to create an engaging and … Continued

The Power of a Meme

Success Kid … Be Like Bill … Dancing Baby We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words. In today’s world of social media and online marketing this rings true more than ever! The use of humor through memes can bring attention to your product and increase your reach through viral marketing and … Continued

Small budget, big fundraising dreams — No problem!

Nonprofits depend on charitable donations and use various channels to do so. From direct mail and personal solicitations, to charity auctions and online giving. It’s important to diversify fundraising streams in order to attract as many donors as possible. Today, small nonprofits are realizing that they need to include online giving to their list of … Continued

Web Accessibility for Everyone

We all have different roles in building the web. Marketing pros aim to get a succinct message to their target audience. Web designers create designs that are beautiful, distinctive, and functional. Web developers build code that is functional and robust. To do our jobs to the best of our abilities, we must all understand what accessibility means in … Continued

Playing our part and giving back

For the past two years, I have had the opportunity to volunteer with PORCH Durham as a delivery person to school food pantries. PORCH Durham is a community-based nonprofit that supports the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s school pantries and Backpack Buddies programs. Taking a few hours out of my busy schedule each month, I shuttle large … Continued

Time for change: How I landed on Unity’s doorstep

New career opportunities don’t happen very often. After years of working in the nonprofit sector, I found myself without a job. However instead of focusing on what I had lost, I began to explore what I had to gain. Perhaps a career on my terms was on the horizon. One with work-life balance and an … Continued

Startup digital agency seeks part-time Social Media Specialist

Unity Digital Agency is on a mission to change the world. We aspire for sustainability and equity by empowering our partners to inspire action with accessible, open source digital tools. We are committed to providing a nurturing environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender identity or … Continued

Startup digital agency seeks part-time WordPress Developer

Unity Digital Agency is on a mission to change the world. We aspire for sustainability and equity by empowering our partners to inspire action with accessible, open source digital tools. We are committed to providing a nurturing environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender identity or … Continued