Scaling for Success: Nonprofit Hire Our Heroes Helps with Veteran Employment
Washington DC-based nonprofit Hire Our Heroes is growing. Learn how we are scaling their WordPress website to help veterans find successful employment.
WDG’s GiveBack DC Helps #GiveArt to Local Students in Need
Find out how WDG's GiveBack DC initiative helped give art supplies to urban students in need in Washington, DC at Truesdell Elementary. Hear what the kids have to say about the importance of art education here!
The Importance of Stakeholder Buy-In
High level stakeholders provide valuable strategic objectives for overall project direction. When working on a marketing or technology initiative, engaging higher-up members of the organization can be more valuable than simply meeting the aims of the engagement. In order to guarantee success on all levels, garner stakeholder involvement and participation as early as possible to […]
GiveBack DC 2017: Let’s #GiveArt to Truesdell School!
At WDG, we know life is about much more than work. Our clients and the WDG family keep us plenty busy, but we never forget our DC-area roots. We started our GiveBack DC nonprofit initiative five years ago. While the format of WDG’s charitable work has grown and changed, our dedication to the local community never […]
GiveBack DC Seeks Donations for Truesdell Art Department
GiveBack DC begins Summer GiveArt initiative to help the students of Truesdell.
Hooked on a Feeling: WDG Mixtape, Vol. 1
Not only do we love blasting our WDG mixtape in the office, but we’ve partnered with Hubbard Radio to design and build a digital streaming platform for users.
WDG Revs Up for GiveBack DC 2015
Help Nonprofits, Improve the Community It all started with a question: How could we—a creative web agency—give back to the very organizations who tirelessly work to uplift our own community? The answer? GiveBack DC. Inaugurated 4 years ago, GiveBack DC is our solution to supporting local nonprofits by building fantastic website solutions at no cost to the […]
WDG Partners with Ashburn-based Web Host, BlackMesh
Local Partnership Between Web Design and Hosting Company The Web Development Group is pleased to announce its latest community-based partnership with local Web Hosting and Support company, BlackMesh. Headquartered out of Dulles, Virginia’s technology corridor, BlackMesh is one of the industry’s leading experts in Drupal hosting and support and has already collaborated with WDG on several Drupal […]
5 Design Principles for Non-Profits, and 5 Who Got It Right
In this digital new world, having a functional and intuitive online presence is essential. For non-profits, this couldn’t be more true. To bring your organization’s mission to the front, there are a few design principles for non-profits that you should follow. Be Impact-Oriented Users like solutions. They like to see that the services and products […]
#GivingTuesday: ‘Tis the Season for GiveBack DC
Amidst deadlines and milestones, it’s easy to forget the importance of community giving. But not at WDG. Two years ago, we founded an in-house giving initiative, GiveBack DC, to provide pro bono website services to local non-profits in need. Committing these services has helped non-profits put their missions on a digital map, something WDG is […]